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I have a nikon forestry pro. Have been using it for forestry work for about 10 months. Recently it just stopped working. Have replaced battery with 3 different brands. Let it dry out any moisture indoors. And cleaned off dust. Still will not turn on. Any ideas?

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You won't be able to diagnose that without opening it and doing a visual inspection and then maybe follow with a continuity tester. it is likely a cold solder joint (bad connection) on the circuit board... or a broken wire going to the batteries... or just oxidation on the battery connections.

Posted on Oct 19, 2013

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  • fixya Jimy Oct 19, 2013

    So you're telling me I need to send the laser/hypsometer back to Nikon?

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    mikadot Oct 20, 2013

    whatever that is! :)

  • fixya Jimy Oct 20, 2013

    The Nikon Forestey Pro is a rangefinder hypsometer. It takes distances with a laser and computes heights and slopes using angles. I accidentally posted this in digital cameras I guess.

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