Having problems with your Digital Cameras ?

Lens error I sent in the camera to a certified Nikon repair center that has quoted me a price of $225.00 to repair. It needs a new lens mechanism and some minor adjustments and cleaning. My dilemma is whether at that cost, to trash the camera and buy a new one, or shop around for a repair shop that can do yhe repair at less out of pocket cost.


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Try craigslist.com, I have had very good luck there.
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Lens error I sent in the camera to a certified Nikon repair center that has quoted me a price of $225.00 to repair. It needs a new lens mechanism and some minor adjustments and cleaning. My dilemma is whether at that cost, to trash the camera and buy a new one, or shop around for a repair shop that can do yhe repair at less out of pocket cost.


Try craigslist.com, I have had very good luck there. ... Digital Cameras

Dropping my cameras beside my table causing it not to power on tried some ways to make it open by charging but still no power and lens still didnt work it was stuck , what will i do will i bring it to repair shop? maybe it cost like to buy a new one pls.. help me..


Try the procedures in this tip. ... Digital Cameras

Dropping my cameras beside my table causing it not to power on tried some ways to make it open by charging but still no power and lens still didnt work it was stuck , what will i do will i bring it to repair shop? maybe it cost like to buy a new one pls.. help me..


Try the procedures in this tip. ... Digital Cameras

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Yep it's $100+ to get it fixed. i've read about this problem and it was fixed before, check this out.http://www.fixya.com/support/t225788-fix_stuck_lens_nikon_coolpix_l11good luck ... Nikon Coolpix L11 Digital Camera

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New camera. The lens can be put back on, but you need to get in there with some very small tools and know what you are doing. I took a bad one apart and have an idea on how to get it back on if that is the only problem. Drop me a line, [email protected] ... Olympus Camedia C-4000 Zoom Digital Camera

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