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Screen problems with Samsung Digimax s630?

by saraveza408 / September 18, 2009 4:02 AM PDT

When I turn on my Samsung Digimax s630 the screen is white & I cant see what Im trying to take a pic of.How do I fix it? Sometimes it shows a preview but its very hard to see & this very rarely happens.

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Samsung S630
by snapshot2 Forum moderator / September 18, 2009 4:47 AM PDT

The most prevalent complaint on that camera is battery life.

The next time it happens, install fresh batteries and see it that fixes the problem.

If you are using AA Alkaline batteries, you should switch to AA NiMH rechargeable batteries.
You can buy AA NiMH batteries with a charger for around $15

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battery life
by saraveza408 / September 18, 2009 5:04 AM PDT
In reply to: Samsung S630

Ya Ive put new batteries in & its the same problem.It looks like the contrast & brightness may be a problem.But How do I fix it?

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Fix It
by snapshot2 Forum moderator / September 18, 2009 5:54 AM PDT
In reply to: battery life

First thing to do is reset the camera back to factory defaults.
Just in case you have inadvertently set something that is causing the problem.

For Reset - see page 37 of the User Manual.

If you still get the failure, there is nothing you can fix.

You could contact Samsung about repairing the camera.
If they want more than $100, you should consider trashing the camera and buy a new one.

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