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Old Oct 4, 2010, 11:09 AM   #1
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Default E3 - LCD falling apart

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Just a headsup .. I had a slight problem with the LCD on the E3 basically falling apart wile I was trying to swivel it out to do a shot. I'm shocked how easily it just seemed to get stuck and then start to seperate. I've given up on trying to see if I can fix it even temporarily as its firmly wedged in. As I;ve seen a number of reports on the LCD breaking up I was wondering if its an issue that Oly will fix without me having to pay up for it ? I was planning on sending the E3 in for a service and possibly the F2 as I've noticed pics taken 18 months ago are a lot more detailed and sharper.


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Old Oct 4, 2010, 5:16 PM   #2
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Harj: apparently the LCD is an issue on the E-3, that's why the E-30 LCD screen is stronger than the E-3.
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Old Oct 4, 2010, 5:35 PM   #3
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...my E-3 LCD is the same Harj, one of the itty bitty screws pulled away due to the design and me using the LCD properly (translated means I turned the glass inward when not in use), it just fell apart and now is permanently in place with the LCD showing. I never use the LCD for live view, over the head shots, anyway so I am living with it as is.

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Old Oct 4, 2010, 11:54 PM   #4
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Harj, had the same thing happen to mine & had it repaired out of warranty cost over $200 U.S. can't remember the exact amount but I posted it here on a thread somewhere. I frequently shoot in some questionable environments so I needed the weatherproofing intact & had to have it fixed.
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Old Oct 5, 2010, 7:34 AM   #5
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It's definitely a known issue with the E3 unfortunately.
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