Having problems with your Digital Cameras ?

Nikon Coolpix L18 camera LCD screen only shows jumpy lines of images. Took a test picture and viewed through a card reader to find that it is recording images, so the problem is just in the screen. (Also installed fresh batteries.) Camera has been working faithfully on a regular basis. Worked just fine a few days ago. Hasn't been dropped or suffered any 'trauma'.


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\015\012The fact that the screen is displaying an image even though it is a distorted one of lines in screen indicates that the screen is receiving a signal. This points to a fault with the screen itself and not the camera.
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\015\012There are several reports of faulty screens on this model with symptoms exactly as you describe i.e. lines and or circles appearing on the screen. If the camera is taking good photos then again this indicates it is the screen that is at fault.
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\015\012Nikon are not being very sympathetic on these returns and are putting it down to poor user handling (which is obviously not the case here). The cost of the repair is quoted at around £100 (pounds sterling in UK) so it does not look like an economical repair either.
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\015\012With a faulty screen like this there is no option other than pay the repair bill or put the cost towards a new camera. You could try arguing your case with Nikon - if this fails I would be inclined to just purchase a new camera as that way you have a new warranty on the whole of the unit.
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\015\012Hope this helps. Please do rate my answer. Thanks.
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