Having problems with your Nikon Coolpix 5700 Digital Camera ?
LCD and viewfinder malfunction
\015 I've had my 5700 for approx. 5 years (or more) and had not used it for the past two years in favor of a nice little compact. Last week I turned it on, took a picture or two, then the image in the LCD and viewfinder seemed to 'melt', becoming a striated blur of darks and lights. I turned it off and on again -- each time the image remains for about 5 seconds then 'melts'. Tried changing battery, no difference. The camera still takes photos but obviously I can't see what I'm doing. Help please!\015\012Thanks very much...\015\012Jackie\015
I had the same problem 2 years ago and came upon the service advisory when researching for a solution. I sent the camera to Nikon and they fixed it for free in about 2 weeks.
There is a documented malfunction with this camera, and Nikon has issued a service advisory and form you can send in with the camera so they fix it. Click on the following link, send in the camera with the form, and Nikon should fix it for free (assuming the problem is the one documented by Nikon) . I had to do it about a year ago, and the same thing just happened with my brother's camera.
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