Having problems with your Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-F717 Digital Camera ?

Black screen the screen is black and i cant take pictures. well i can but they are black so there is no point.



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This sounds like it might be a defective CCD imager. If so, Sony should fix this for you for free, including free shipping both ways. This is regardless of your camera's warranty status. Please check the following link for more info:
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Cyber-shot DSC-F717, F88, P10, M1, P12, P2, P31, P32, P51, P52, P7, P71, P72, P8, P92, T1, T11, T3, T33, U10, U20, U30, U40, U50, U60, V1

CD Mavica MVC-CD250, CD400, CD500, and FD Mavica MVC-FD100, FD200
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Black screen the screen is black and i cant take pictures. well i can but they are black so there is no point.


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