Having problems with your Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W80 Digital Camera ?

Black Viewing Screen DSC-W80

\015 When I turn my camera on to take a picture the screen is black so I can't see what I am taking a picture of, but when I review the pictures I have taken they will show up. Any suggestions?\015

Answers :

Hi,
It seems that the problem is of "CCD IMAGER" and the good thing is that SONY repair all these kind of problem free of cost, for this please see the link Sony CCD IMAGER Support. Contact any nearest SONY SERVICE CENTRE for free repair.
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