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No picture the camera doesn't "see" anything - all other parts seem to work, I aim it, shoot, the flash goes off but no screen and no image is taken.  I can access the menu fine. figures this would happen on my vacation to Hawai'i (it worked fine just before I left - could the airport screeners have messed it up?)

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Re: no picture

Same thing happened with mine. There is a recall on these cameras. I don't know what it's called, but the part that actually captures the image is defective on many of these cameras. There is a recall notice and form on the Nikon site somewhere. I filled this out and sent in the camera. About 2 weeks later it was back and working. No charge from Nikon.

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Re: no picture

Scanners will not affect it.
if new, some electronics fail the first few minutes/hours of use, and you need to discuss it with the manufacturer.
most likely, there is a setting that you have inadvertently adjusted.
the obvious is rather insulting, like the lens cap. next is the integrity of the memory card. finally, if all settings are correct, you have a failed unit. try to reset by removing the battery for 10 seconds.
otherwise, you will need to send for service.
good luck

Posted on Dec 23, 2007

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