LCD image screen not working. Unable to use menu and functions.

The LCD image screen on my Canon A620 has quit working. I am unable to set the functions or use the menu. Is there a fix for this? I had the screen disassembled and there appeared to be a small battery on the PCB however I can not find any information on this at all!

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Is it just your screen that is not working? Does the camera still come one? Explain this " screen disassembled and there appeared to be a small battery on the PCB" a bit further. What do you mean by having the screen disassembled?

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The camera still takes good quality pictures. It's just the LCD display that is not working. Screen is black which renders the functions and menus useless. Yes, I disassembled the display on the camera. The connector was seated properly; and yes there is a small battery on the display PCB. I am an electronics engineering technician so I do know what I'm looking at and how to work with electronics. Just wondering if anyone else has had this problem. And, of course, is there a fix for it. Could there possibly be a problem with the mother board in the camera itself? BTW camera batteries are fine!

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I did not mean to imply that you do not know what you are looking at. I asked just for clarification not to insult you.

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Hi Oldturkey03, You did not insult me. Obviously my question needed more info. Thanks.

~Connie

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Connie Eisenhour, the battery is a 3V lithium-ion battery, Canon part number WK1-5132-000 (MS614FS micro battery). It is your CMOS battery and should not be related to your LCD. Check the fuses on your board for continuity, I believe that one of them is your backlight fuse. If both show continuity, I would suggest that you replace the LCD for any further trouble shooting. Hope this helps, good luck.

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Thank you so much for the info. It's too late tonight so I will attempt a continuity reading in the AM and pop the battery as well to check the voltage. Again thanks for the info. I'll keep you posted on my findings. Would love a new camera but funds won't allow at this time! This camera is worth saving!

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I totally agree with you. Keep things fixed and keep it around as long as possible. Let us know how it is going....

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