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P510 won't turn on ¶ 

You press the 'on/off' button but the 'on/off' button remains unlit, the LCD screen doesn't display anything, and you can't take pictures

Bad Motherboard ¶ 

If you have replaced the battery and still the 'on/off' button remains unlit, then it is likely the motherboard has gone out. We have instructions to help with the Nikon Coolpix P510 Motherboard Replacement.

Bad LCD Screen ¶ 

If the 'on/off' button turns green, but the display remains unlit you likely have a bad LCD. We have instructions on the Nikon Coolpix P510 LCD Replacement.

P510 has been dropped and damaged ¶ 

You have dropped your camera and now there is a crack in the lens, can't see anything when looking through the camera, or the camera outside has been cracked

Can't see through the lens to take pictures ¶ 

If you can't see through the lens, or see a crack when looking through it, the lens assembly will need to be replaced. We have step by step instructions to help with the Nikon Coolpix P510 Lens Assembly Replacement.

Cracked outer lens casing ¶ 

If the outer casing to the lens has been cracked in any way, we can help you replace it. These instructions will help with the Nikon Coolpix P510 Lens Casing Replacement.

Cracked LCD screen window ¶ 

If the outer window of the LCD has be cracked or scuffed up, we can help you replace it. These instructions will help you with the Nikon Coolpix P510 LCD Screen Window Replacement.

4 Comments

dropped and now is not charging or not switching on

abbasalhussaini - Reply

Nikon coolpix 520 - working perfectly well but now is not charging and it does not switch on. probably due to slight drop.

abbasalhussaini - Reply

Nikon Coolpix 520 - not charging and will not turn on. Not able to update firmware due can't turn on. How do I jump start this unit to fix software. Issue is not at all helpful.

Ewan Robertson - Reply

My Coolpix P510 switches on, but after about few seconds switches off again without any warning. Batteries are new (Lithium). Can any one please advise what is wrong with it?

Renier Coetzee - Reply

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