Having problems with your Nikon Coolpix 8700 Digital Camera ?
Shutter release doesn't work unless I press the Lock button.
Mirror is in a Locked up position in the camera.
I have a similar problem. I do not understand 'mirror is locked up'. Why is there a mirror? This is not an SLR. How do I unstick it?
Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for Nikon Coolpix 8700 Digital Camera
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