Having problems with your Nikon COOLPIX L3 Digital Camera ?
Two cameras and two lens erros
\015 I bot my kids the following: a nikon coolpix L6 and a casio exilim, both stopped working and the lens is stuck giving error messages, i've tried the battery, air, memory card, cable thing and i need to know if i should send it off or let my 16 yr old wiz kid open it up and give it a go?\015
I don't think either camera is worth the over $100.00 that it will cost to fix. However, look at my posts on this problem of lens errors. By forcing gently the lens in or out when you start the camera and shut it off, it may get the lens to work again.
This may damage the camera even further, up to you, and may be worth a try.
This may damage the camera even further, up to you, and may be worth a try.
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Two cameras and two lens erros
I don't think either camera is worth the over $100.00 that it will cost to fix. However, look at my posts on this problem of lens errors. By forcing gently the lens in or out when you start the camera and shut it off, it may get the lens to work agai ... Nikon COOLPIX L3 Digital Camera
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