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Sytem error Unfortunately the camera does not start, when it is switched on. First it is crackling an then I can read "system error" on the display. Thank you for your assistance. Engelbert

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  • velyn Jan 30, 2008

    After turning on it makes clicking noise for a bit, then changes to a loud hum with the egg timer on the screen, and then changes to a system error message until it times out. Tried removing battery a few times and putting in the original memory but no difference.

  • Anonymous Feb 02, 2008

    Affter switching it on the screen displays sytem error until it is off.

  • trickybob52 Feb 23, 2008

    After turning on it makes clicking noise for a bit, then won't focus properly then shuts off...all in all something is not right!! Help! any advice is appreciated. I have made it to the re-set all function and that did not seem to make a difference.
    Thanks, Bob

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My first cooplix did this. I sent it to Nikon and they fixed it for $120.00. worth it

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Sort of like a Windows Restart to reset the memory.

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