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N2000 will not Turn ON

I left my Camera unused for more han one year and lef the batteries installed. There was a little corrosion on the Battery compartment that I have cleaned, but even though I have new batteries installed the camera will not turn ON. Any clue ???

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Hi Oskarr900, The corrosion may have eaten away at small wires that are on the springs that hold the battery holder in the camera. Notice those wires go into the plastic camera body. If that has happened the camera will need to go in to Nikon. These cameras are only worth $90 or less so you may want to look into purchasing a used N2000.

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