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Oct 3, 2005, 10:50 AM #9 karnat Junior Member Join Date: Oct 2005 Posts: 3 I have just started getting the 'system error 2' message on my 8800after taking We also boast an active community focused on purchasing decisions and technical aspects of the iPhone, iPod, iPad, and Mac platforms. If this does not help, then we regretthe camera must be sent to our Nikon Service department as there are no user serviceable parts on Nikon Coolpix cameras. Maybe they'll laugh at you, but it will probably depend on the person who picks up the phone, which manager is on duty, etc. weblink

The lens wouldn't close all the way once this happened; PRIOR to that, it couldn't focus on anything, not even a table-top lamp.I got it fixed under warranty, they apparently replaced Ben Stafford Site Admin Messages: 3,065 Likes Received: 12 Trophy Points: 0 I got this message via email. Contributed content used with permission. But yeah, System Error 2 really sucks. https://www.dpreview.com/forums/thread/1083175

thanks for this really excellent tips!!!! But...yesterday it suddenly started having problems. Otherwise removing the batteries and leaving it overnight might cure it.

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nikonians SEO by vBSEO 3.6.0 RC 2 View Mobile Site Scripting must be enabled to use this site. And this is only after a few tests. Reply Reply with quote Complain larrytucaz • Contributing Member • Posts: 948 "System Error" Likely Means Repair...

the maual was in chinese so couldn't read it. The auto-focus on our Coolpix 880 went totally nuts last year and I thought the cam was history. i tried the "bump" method with a paperback book, giving it a good wack with the spine of the book against the side of the camera while it was turning on, http://forum.digitalcamerareview.com/threads/nikon-coolpix-8800-system-error-two.162/ Cheers folks!

I can still take photos but after every shot is written to the card, I get the ERROR message. Rather than having this replaced, should I just return it and get something else?Your comments and insights are appreciated. Thanks to all! After finding this site I applied the precision knock to the metal case of the retracted lens with the desired result.

no more lens error....... http://forums.steves-digicams.com/nikon/49300-8800-system-2-error-shutdown-every-pic-help.html Gert Jul 27, 2005, 8:11 AM #8 bowhit Junior Member Join Date: Jan 2005 Posts: 6 I was dismayed to find others have had this problem also. Reply Reply with quote Complain Forum Threaded view Keyboard shortcuts: FForum MMy threads Latest reviewsFujifilm X-T286%Nikon D340076%Sigma 30mm F1.4 DC DN | C for Micro Four Thirds84%Nikon AF-S Nikkor I'm stoked that you're stoked, but man - 17 shots?

Man, wouldn't it be great if my 8800 still worked?! have a peek at these guys I really don't know how to find a way to fix this problem. :? Yay! previously i had turned it on and off lots of times with no luck.

  • I'd get the Canon just because it didn't say "Nikon." share Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Email Link Like + Quote Reply seenew, Aug 12, 2006 seenew thread starter
  • i took perfect care of it!
  • Strange lock-up's can happen every now and then with any digicam and sometimes it's not even the cameras fault, but just the result of a static discharge or maybe even a

Posted by: doug at August 12, 2005 6:10 AM 5: I have owned the Coolpix 8800 for 9 months and it took fabulous photos until it stopped working and displayed a Miracle. Send us an email b. check over here Register Subscribe Support Photo.net Learning Digital Darkroom Wedding Photography Photography Technique Photo Equipment Guides Business of Photography Travel Photography Interviews and Inspiration Film Photography Resources Basic Photo Tips Lighting Tutorials All

i sent it in for repair. Contact Nikon Support Call 1-800-Nikon-US (1-800-645-6687) 9AM-8PM EST, Monday to Friday*Email Nikon Support *Closed on certain holidays Skip to Login and Compare LinksBack to top Facebook Twitter Google+ YouTube Instagram L&E But two weeks into the journey, the 8800 died - displaying the message "System Error 2."It's a great camera, but I'm concerned about this happening again.

Putra - Indonesia Posted by: putra.warsta at January 2, 2008 5:10 AM 51: I am not hard on my Coolpix 8800, but it hit a table as I was walking by

cheers Responses Lex Jenkins , Apr 01, 2005; 05:24 a.m. Upontermination, you must destroy the SOFTWARE and all copies thereofimmediately.You may terminate this license at any time by destroyingthe SOFTWARE and all copies thereof. 4.SUPPORT In the event that you cannot This will protect the zoomed section of the lens when carrying the 8800... Save me some hassles.

Tips & Tricks Critiques and Techniques Newbie Help General Q&A Most Popular Deals Nikon D5500 24.2MP D...$599 Samsung Galaxy S7 32...$370 Nikon D5500 24.2MP D...$629 $ $ Latest Feature Articles Pictures I have always used the USB cable and so have never removed the card. share Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Email Link Like + Quote Reply bkrising, Apr 9, 2007 bkrising macrumors newbie Joined: Apr 9, 2007 #10 Nikon 8800 workaround If you don't this content Except as otherwise expressly provided herein, the provisions ofSections 2, 3 (third sentence only), 5, 6, 7 and 8 together with anyprovisions that by their express terms apply to periods aftertermination

The lens now only has the AF/MF and VR buttons. Sponsored Links Mar 14, 2005, 7:57 PM #2 Mike_61 Junior Member Join Date: Mar 2005 Posts: 3 Uh-oh, I've only had my 8800 for about two weeks and haven't I said, " Oy Veys Smear" Now what? Oct 6, 2005, 9:57 PM #10 The Scubbler Senior Member Join Date: Nov 2004 Posts: 294 I don't have an answer, but do have a question, as my

Posted by: lana at September 12, 2007 6:41 PM 47: Does knocking the Nikon Coolpix 8800 camera work for "System Error 2" messages also? The problem is I am leaving for Thailand in two weeks and I would really like to have the camera.I will post a follow up on the cause, repair and turnaround Posted by: Tim at November 17, 2005 7:39 AM 9: Bought the Coolpix 8800 in 2004 (DEC) XMAS gift, on Nov 16th 2005 the famous lens error occured, our first problem c)Nikon hereby reserves the right to modify, adapt, translate orimprove the SOFTWARE at any time. 7.U.S.

Save the file to your desktop for easy location after the download completes. 3. Has anyone been told why this happens or if it's bound to happen eventually? :(Large photo attachment: (Mesaba 901XJ New Delivery -- 519 x 704 photo) Back to top Notify me Macintosh: Run the CP8000fw1.7.zip file to produce the folder labeled E8800Updatecontaining the folder labeledfirmware. 4. I remove the battery and replace it, and it works fine.

Even after I took the battery out for a week, re-inserted it, and even bumped it gently a few times, there was no recovery. Click the download link below for your computer type. 2. The self-timer can now be used with Fireworks show, Museum, and Sports Scene modes. I've included one image I took indoors under tungsten light.