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Nikon D50 dropped and not working at all.

Dropped my new D50. No external damage, but LCD display is white when turning camera on and can not shoot at all. Droped body without lens. What I should check first and how.
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    Glenn Rogers May 11, 2010

    I will provide you with the instructions you need a bit later once I have it gathered together. I'm a semi-pro (read semi active anymore, was a photojournalist) myself primarily in outdoor photography and still have an analog Nikon myself. I've taken ribbons in B&W. A close fried of mine has a D50.

    Can you wait up to 12 hours or so in order to have you ready to act on Monday?



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Parshiv makes a good suggestion. Let us know.


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    Glenn Rogers Oct 19, 2008

    Hereis what you will need to have on hand and online to have your camera serviced should you need to have it serviced. Me, I'd have it looked after. Dropping a piece of gear such as this camera, I wouldn't take any chances on damage that may not actually manifest itself for many months. Its best to have these things done, hopefully while you are still under warranty.

    The following information was taken directly from this web page at Nikon USA.

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Put the lens on and try clicking on Manual mode with manual Focus

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