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04-17-2012, 07:14 AM   #1
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Must enter LV before rear screen works - sometimes.

Yeah yeah, an "issue" I know. Yawn. Nevertheless I haven't seen this particular one mentioned by
anyone else.

So, sometimes, like 5-10% of the time, I cannot enter menus, review shots, anything that displays on the
rear screen. The playback button, WB, drive, flash, colour, Info, Menu buttons do nothing.
Otherwise the camera works fine, it will shoot, change exposure with the wheels, topdisplay works.

Aside from off-on cycling the camera, the only thing that wakes up the rear screen again is live view.
If I enter and exit liveview by 2xLV, then everything is back to normal. Until I've taken a few shots,
then the problem will reappear. Or not.

Changing lenses or leaving the camera off for a while seems to cure it temporarily.

I usually shoot in hyper-P with auto iso or in manual exposure with fixed iso and a hotshoe flash.
It happens with DA, FA, Sigma and old A and M lenses. It happens with a full or a partially
charged battery.

Any ideas?

Regards,
--Anders.

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