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My nikon camera wont turn on ? possible battery or what ? I was using my camera last night and wnet to change the camera card and camera shut off and since then wont go on . have cahrged it and stilll donet work

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It's best to consult the Nikon Center near you for this problem. However, I have attached a link above wherein you can browse about your camera. If, the camera is more roughly old, possible the problem is with the battery. --it needs to be replace. But if the camera card is not compatible with your camera, that might be the problem came from.

But, I would still suggest that you asked your Nikon Support Center near you.

Thank you.

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Batteries can and do fail suddenly, and totally dead electrical devices are impossible to diagnose faults on without specialist tools and knowledge.

You only have two choices:-

1. Replace the battery with a known good, fully charged one to see whether it resolves the fault. If you have to buy a battery for this test then you may end up buying a battery unnecessarily if it proves that the fault is not with the battery. If you know anyone with another D5000, D40 or D60 then you may wish to test your battery in their camera, but then you risk damaging their camera if your battery is faulty (unlikely with most faults, but definitely possible). You can also ensure that your charger is not faulty by charging your battery on a borrowed charger (same warnings apply though).

2. Skip the battery test and return the camera to an authorised Nikon Service Centre. Your camera is less than two years old so may still be under the manufacturer's warranty, but you'll need proof of purchase and the original warranty card to benefit from a warranty repair and the exact terms vary worldwide. If you're in the UK you need to have purchased from a source supplied by Nikon UK and republic of Ireland and to have registered the warranty within 30 days of purchase. In the UK you'll additionally have statutory Sale of Goods Act protection for up to 6 years (5 in Scotland), but the claim is against the retailer and not the manufacturer.

Good luck and please take a moment to rate my answer.

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