Having problems with your Nikon Coolpix 5700 Digital Camera ?

Viewfinder is black

\015 When I turn on my camera and take offf the lens cap the viewfinder is black and I can't see the object that I want to take a picture of. I can see the menu and the settings. I would really like some kind of info so I can start using the camera again.\015

Answers :

To those of you having the problems with the black screen or a "jumbled colors" screen. There is a recall on this camera for that problem. I work for a Police Department and we bought 12 of these cameras. We have already had to send back 9 of them for this problem. Here is the link for the form dealing with the recall. They will repair it for free in about two weeks. Just follow the instructions.
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\015\012http://nikonsro.com/email_images/nikonusa/service_advisory/cp_service_form.pdf
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\015\012Good luck!
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\015\012Nicholas Smith
\015\012St. Cloud Police Department, MN
If you're asking about the electronic viewfinder (where you put your\015\012eye to the back of the camera), that can be turned on/off via the SEL\015\012button at the button right corner of the viewfinder. In fact, the LCD\015\012screen staying on/off is selected with the same button. Press it three\015\012times to cycle through the various modes of "viewing". If the\015\012viewfinder or LCD stays off after cycling through the SEL button\015\012selections, I would say your camera needs to be serviced at a repair\015\012shop.

I hope this helps!
Regards,
CharlieJ

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