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I can't see the...

I can't see the image of teh photo I am about to take on the LCD screen; I can see it through the viewfinder. I have the FZ200 model. I am sure htere is some contrll but I cannot seem to find it. I can see the image on the LCD screen when I review a photo.

Technician's Assistant: What device or product does this involve?

The Panaxonic DMC FZ200

Technician's Assistant: How long have you had your FZ200?

Several years

Technician's Assistant: What have you tried so far with your Panasonic product?

I've tried everything I can see in the menu--I gthnk I just can't find the proper menu item to change things to see the image on the LCD screen

Submitted: 4 months ago.Category: Camera and Video
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Camera and Video Technician: Pete, Electronic Engineer replied 3 months ago
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Camera and Video Technician: Pete, Electronic Engineer replied 3 months ago

There is an eye sensor near the viewfinder that turns off the LCD screen when your eye is close to the viewfinder - if this sensor is dirty it will turn off the LCD.

Try wiping the sensor and let me know if that works.

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