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Canon EOS 1300D - the display screen stopped working & the camera is on busy mo. I have no control.

lindybowers
Apprentice

Please tell me what I need to do.  My  budget is dreadful.  thank you.  Linda

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Waddizzle
Legend

Turn off the camera, and remove the memory card.  Leave it out.  You need a new one, most likely.

 

Hopefully, the display has returned when you turn the camera on.  If so, turn the top dial to P shooting mode.  Go into the menus, and reset the camera back to factory defaults.

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kvbarkley
VIP

Also make sure the eyecup is fully seated.

jrhoffman75
Legend

@lindybowers wrote:

Please tell me what I need to do.  My  budget is dreadful.  thank you.  Linda


Welcome to the forum Lindy. 

To avoid shotgun answers can you exactly describe what is happening and what your camera settings are? I.e. - is it in  green square auto, power on, etc. 

John Hoffman
Conway, NH

1D X Mark III, Many lenses, Pixma PRO-100, MX472, LR Classic

Kramer112
Apprentice

@PrepaidGiftBalance wrote:

Please tell me what I need to do.  My  budget is dreadful.  thank you.  Linda


Sure sounds defective. Try this:

 

1. go to the menu and find the option to "Clear all camera settings" - select it.

2. set lens to AF

3. Set Camera to A (usually in a green square)

4. press the DOF preview button near lens mount while looking through viewfiner - does image darken?

5. go outside on a sunny day and snap a photo of something.

 

Still have that problem? If so, most likely defective. Will the seller take it back?

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