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Lens out of alignment

The lens seems to be out of alignment. I can focus the lens' with each eye but viewing together results in the one lens "dropping" slightly. Especially noticable when looking at a straight line object.

They retails for about $90 online - is it worth sending in for repair or just buying a new pair ?

Thanks ... Meschi

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After I dropped the camera, the message reads Lens ERROR!
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This is a fairly common problem with Nikon E5700 cameras. Sometimes, the problem is nothing more than the lens tried to extend, but bound on something and errored out. Removing the battery for a few minutes usually clears the problem. If it doesn't, you might GENTLY push on the lens -- like pushing it back into the camera body -- with the power OFF.

If that doesn't clear it up, you'll have to decide whether or not repair is worth it. I've seen the E5700 selling for around $300 on several websites. I paid $1200 for mine when it first hit the market. So, depreciation has set in. Nikon does a good job in repair and turn-around -- and they are not outrageously expensive. I had my E5700 serviced and back in 7 calendar days a couple years ago. They cleaned EVERYTHING -- and it's worked like a charm since then. Best wishes with the fix!

I hope this helps!
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Hello Scott

While I am mostly a camera expert , I have seen the problem that you are describing. Inside the camera there is a little reflector which is used to invert the picture and focus it to the viewing eyes.

These reflectors are stuck to the camera casing using epoxy and the problem is that with time the epoxy becomes brittle and cracks. When it is cracked , the lens will move out of it's fixed posistion but the epoxy does not always break loose fully which is why you do not hear any rattle.

You could attempt to open it up and glue the lens back into posistion using some new epoxy , but you could possibly have some problems with the screws of they are not standard.

In this case ask a jeweler to repiar the binocular for you as this should not cost much to repiar...no more than $15.

Kind Regards
Andrea

Posted on Dec 30, 2009

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