Having problems with your Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-M1 Digital Camera ?

When i switch the camera on the screen is black ,i canot see the image of the object i want to take sony cybershot dsc-m1

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The CCD imager is faulty and it has to be replaced. A well known problem with the M1. Contact SONY and see if they will replace the CCD imager unit free of charge. They did but recently they stopped the free replacement for a lot of models.

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When i switch the camera on the screen is black ,i canot see the image of the object i want to take sony cybershot dsc-m1

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