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Old Apr 14, 2013, 7:07 PM   #1
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Few days ago i was traveling with train and my camera fall down. When i turn on camera everything work fine only display is black (have only last setup mp,clock date). Can this problem been fix easy
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When i turn my camera into light in display i seen only light object but like not clear silhouette
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Old Apr 15, 2013, 9:13 AM   #2
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Few days ago i was traveling with train and my camera fall down. When i turn on camera everything work fine only display is black (have only last setup mp,clock date). Can this problem been fix easy
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When i turn my camera into light in display i seen only light object but like not clear silhouette
You can try doing a RESET. If that doesn't work, it probably means you'll need to send the camera in for repairs. Honestly, the SP550 is old enough that your repairs will probably cost you more than the camera is worth.
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G'day BBB

Have to agree with Gary here - while the 550 is an excellent little camera, if it no longer works 100% thei it's uneconomic to repair. A similar thing happened to us a couple of years ago

The Oly range of cameras today has a collection of 'replacements' for the 550 - as well as other brands like Panasonic, Canon etc etc

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One girl have same problem and send camera for service they told that the sensor inside was damage? Can this be problem because i have some silhouette in display when close camera lens closer to tv, pc monitor and light blub ?
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One girl have same problem and send camera for service they told that the sensor inside was damage? Can this be problem because i have some silhouette in display when close camera lens closer to tv, pc monitor and light blub ?
It could be anything. My suggestion is to get an estimate to see how much it's going to cost to repair. Unless you're VERY experienced with camera repair, the only thing you will do is make the problem worst.
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Mate of mine used this repair site the other week, but not heard back how it went yet.
Any "Do's an Don'ts" pages on repairs? Or always just get done with the manufacturer?
Just wondering if its just a trade off in price, or quality of repair.
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