Having problems with your Nikon COOLPIX L4 Digital Camera ?
Can't see anything but black
\015 When I turn on my camera all I see on my display no matter inside or out is black. Batteries are new. There is something red flasshing on the right bottom corner that kind of looks like a clock reading 9:00. Can't figure it out.\015
Very common fault with this model. It is the CCD sensor that is faulty . Inquire with Nikon if their existing policy of repairing cameras with CCD sensor faults free of charge covers this model I believe it does ( also see attached pic of sensor from a Canon camera which looks and performs like yours )
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