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James Kessler, I need to address questions about a Nikon camera that I have had for ten or more years and would like to put it back to work if tha is possible. It has been out of service a long time. The ser. # is3026723. It has a lot of accessories with 3 batteries with charger with 2 hours each

Technician's Assistant: What Nikon model do you have?

Nikon E8800

Technician's Assistant: What have you tried so far with your E8800?

Have tried to get the camera to come to life but have failed

Submitted: 7 months ago.Category: Camera and Video
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Hi, thank you for contacting JustAnswer.com. My name is***** will do my best to provide the right answer to your camera question.

If the batteries are 10 years old, they may all need to be replaced. Rechargeable batteries do die over time, esp. if disused for long periods.

That's probably most of why the camera won't show any signs of life: dead batteries.

Rechargeable batteries do get weaker with time, and eventually fail to deliver enough power to start up a device like a digital camera; they then need replacing. The replacement battery needs to be charged up for 6+ hours before its first use, owing to its having been on a shelf for a considerable time.

If you need advice on any other points, let me know in Reply.

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