Having problems with your Nikon COOLPIX L20 Digital Camera ?
Dropped camera in sand
\015 I dropped my brand new Coolpix L20 in the sand while it was on. Now it doesn't work at all (it powers up but won't focus on anything; then won't power down). Did I kill it or can it be fixed? If fixable, would it be too pricey or better to buy new again at $115?\015
Hi try to reset ur camera...To do such reset, turn on the camera and hold the menu button down for longer than 5 seconds. A message should hopefully come up on your LCD asking if you want to reset the camera. Select Yes...
Lens error, how do we check the gears
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Dropped camera in sand
Hi try to reset ur camera...To do such reset, turn on the camera and hold the menu button down for longer than 5 seconds. A message should hopefully come up on your LCD asking if you want to reset the camera. Select Yes...thank u!!!rate m ... Nikon COOLPIX L20 Digital Camera
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