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My camera wont turn on

I have a Nikon coolpix L3, changed batteries, worked for a few days, then wouldn't turn on. Changed batteries again , but it won't turn on!

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Re: My camera wont turn on

First thing I would look at are your batteries. Chances are, you may be using batteries which aren't recommended for your camera. Use alkalines at least. Even better, batteries with a higher mAh - like around 2500mAh would satisfy the higher power requirements of your camera.

Another option is to reset your camera. This is a fairly easy procedure which involves either going into your setup menu and choosing "reset," holding down the menu key for 5 seconds, or, removing the batteries for a few minutes. It may be that the firmware loading got corrupted and the camera just needs to be "rebooted," which is something that turning it on/off won't accomplish. But after which, you should have the camera reset to factory default settings.

Another tip is to go to Nikon's website and look for firmware updates. Download and install them.

Posted on Dec 01, 2007

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