Having problems with your Nikon Coolpix 5700 Digital Camera ?

My Nikon 5700's have viewing problems and don't take pictures

\015 I have 2 identical Nikon 5700 cameras. \302\240The first one developed lines in the view-finder that showed on the pictures, eventually there was no picture info left. \302\240I received this camera as a gift and when I told the giver about the problem they contacted the place that sold it to them and were told I must have dropped it or done something to cause it and it wouldn't be covered under warranty.\015\012\015\012I'm a long-time Nikon film camera addict and decided I liked the 5700 enough when it worked, I'd just buy another one. \302\240My second one started doing the same thing (I've never dropped a camera or put a mark on my equipment in over 40 years of shooting). \302\240The dealer I got it from said the same thing (I had likely damaged it or dropped it), and since it wasn't under warranty any longer as I had let it sit in its new box in frustration and went past the factory warranty I thought I was dead in the water with 2 5700's and quite a few accessories.\015\012\015\012I spoke to a gentleman the other day that had a Nikon 5700 around his neck about how I loved the cameras when they worked, but hated them sitting as very expensive paperweights. \302\240I described the problem I had and he said the same thing had happened to him twice on the same camera and that Nikon repaired it both times for free, \302\240He told me that even though his camera looked new, he had bought it used. \302\240He gave me a link to a repair form for Nikons to send them in, but wasn't sure they still do the recall replacements. \302\240Do they? \302\240I was going to try to fix it myself as the camera store said it would cost about $150 to have each one repaired. \302\240Thanks\302\240\015\012\015

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