Having problems with your Nikon Coolpix S1 Digital Camera ?

Nikon Coolpix Hi, im wondering if someone can help me so close to christmas. I last used my camera a week ago and it was fine. however when i went to use it last night the viewing screen just stayed black as though i was take a picture in the dark (yes the lens cover was open) i can take a picture but its just black. All the other functions are fine. My mum admitted to trying to show my sister some pictures on my camera but accidently went into image mode so she switched it off. However i hav


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With the power off, hold the camera in your palm and smack the front of the camera on your leg or arm. You might have to smack it a few time to get it to work. It has to do with the camera CDD lense (shuttle) being stuck. By smacking it around, it will free up the lense. Being extra gentle with it though. It worked for me. Hope this help.
My S1 had exactly the same problem. I tried smacking it around as suggested and it worked!!!!! I am SO happy to have my camera back, and for free. THANKS!
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\015\012It took several attempts to free the stuck shutter in the lens but this did fix my camera!
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