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I own a Nikon Coolpix 885 camera.Suddenly the monitor won't show a picture. The battery is just recharged. Can't find a solution in the book.

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Ok.. Looks like the view finder is having problems. Most likely the CCD image sensor has failed, a common problem in Nikon cameras. But let's confirm. Even though the view finder is blank, take an image and see if it comes out correctly. This will help us verify whether its an LCD screen problem or an image sensor problem.

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