Having problems with your Fuji FinePix S3 Pro Digital Camera ?

Blank lcd screen when camera is on

\015 When i turn on my camera, i see a bright white screen, the lens still opens, i can still take pictures and view on computer, but NOTHING is on my screen. i tried playing with buttons over and over, i hear beeps, like its going through all the menus, but i still cant see anyything, from what i can tell everything else seems to be working. help!\015\012i am not able to preview my photos via the lcd screen, before i shoot. after taking a photo it shows, but i want to be able to shoot by my lcd screen not my view finder...help!!\015

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Same thing happened to me. All I saw was a white screen. So I took apart the back to have a look. I used http://www.lifepixel.com/ir-tutorials/fujifilm-s3-pro-digital-infrared-conversion-instructions.htm as a ref. I took the LCD screen out and put it back. The cable was not connected properly. Now It Works Great.

Hope this helps
No solution for your first problem but it's normal that you cannot view your photo on the LCD screen before actually taking it. Due to the way a reflex camera is built, you can't have a live view on your LCD. The Fuji S3 Pro has this type of preview as also most recent camera (Nikon D300, Canon 40D...).
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