Having problems with your Sony Digital Cameras ?
Won't record no picture no picture through viewfinder
\015 Won't record no picture screen is dark\015
What you can do is make sure the battery is good. Other than that it sounds if something in the camera has failed or become disconnected. The only fix for this is sending it in to Sony or some other repair place. If this camera is under warranty, now is the time to use it. I had a similar problem with a canon and found out after messing around with the camera that canon had decided to cover that camera for repair because of the number involved. Was to late for me because I had taken things apart and than had kitty help putting it back together. Silly cat stole part of the parts on me. What I am saying is even if you have no warranty try some polite arm twisting with customer service they may be able to help you.
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