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I have a Nikon Coolpix 8800 with a "lens error" problem. It…

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I have a Nikon Coolpix 8800 with a "lens error" problem. It was been a great camera, is it worth repairing if the cost is over $150.00?

Technician's Assistant: Has there been any damage to your camera recently (e.g. from dropping or from dirt getting in the lens)?

No

Technician's Assistant: What kind of battery does your camera use? Have you tried taking out the battery and replacing it?

I have two each is a Nikon EN-EL7 and are fully charged.

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Camera and Video Technician: Russell H., Service Tech replied 4 months ago

Lens errors are regrettably usually only fixable by service-repairing.

As for whether your camera is worth that cost or charge for repairing... that can be largely a subjective judgment. Consider whether you have treated the camera well (one that has been dropped, mishandled, gotten wet, used in zero or sub-zero temperatures, or exposed to a lot of 95 degree + heat, can break from other causes), and also how old it is, as well as the cost of simply replacing it as a whole.

Do you need a source for a repair estimate for this camera?

https://www.nikonusa.com/en/service-and-support/service-and-repair.page

will provide it.

If this answers your question, please rate my answer. A five-star rating would be appreciated!

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