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Russell A., Camera and Video Technician
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My Nikon cool pix P520 won't come on. I have tried new

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My Nikon cool pix P520 won't come on. I have tried new batteries, but the green light comes on for 5-10 seconds and then goes out. The lens never tries to move. Any ideas?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Camera and Video
Expert:  Rick replied 1 year ago.

Hi. My name is*****'m a camera repair technician with over 20 years in the business and I'll be glad to help you with your question today.

This is an electronic problem an will need to be diagnosed professionally and really isn’t a user serviceable problem and should be repaired by a qualified technician. You may want to check locally for a camera repair shop in your area, or, if you need assistance finding a shop, please let me know and I'll locate one for you.

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Any recommedations in the San Diego, CA area?
Expert:  Rick replied 1 year ago.

Actually, I'd send it directly to the Nikon facility in Torence. I'll need to be programmed with Nikon specific software. Here's a link that will get you started with their repair process.