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Nikon D200 Water Damadged

I have Nikon D200 Water Damadged, what should I do can it be repaired or I have to sell it.

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    IMRAN HAFEEZ Dec 20, 2007

    What could be the worth of this camera in this condition I have another D200 which is perfectly working should I keep it for repair purpose.

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It can be repaired, but usually water-damaged cameras are either worthless or VERY expensive to repair. I should expect that yours is destroyed, since Nikon's D200 is not designed to be waterproof, and has many electronic and steel parts which are very susceptible to being destroyed by the infiltration of water. A good camera shop would give you an estimate for no charge. If they tell you that it is beyond repair, you might take it to another shop for a second opinion. Is it possible for you to claim the damage on any insurance? You might check with your insurance agent just to be sure.

Posted on Dec 19, 2007

  • Aimiel Ireman Dec 20, 2007

    Imrna,



    I don't know what further you might expect anyone to tell you, without actually looking inside the camera. I'm sorry to be the bearer of bad news, but a camera simply isn't designed to be immersed in water. Cameras that are will be very expensive, because multiple controls and access points have to be sealed thoroughly and that becomes expensive due to redundancy built into such seals.

  • Aimiel Ireman Dec 21, 2007

    It may have some value to a camera repair shop (check with your local camera shop), but I doubt it. Most any repair to a camera would involve only new parts from Nikon. I've had cameras destroyed by water, one of which was a very valuable antique, which I now have on display in my home, simply because it is too beautiful to simply throw away. Again, I'm sorry that you have this bad news, and wish that I could help you more. Have you taken it to your camera store yet? It might have less damage than we think, but you won't know until a professional takes a look at it. As I said, a reputable camera repair shop would give you a free estimate.

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