Solved Nikon Coolpix S6500 wont turn on.

January 24, 2014 at 09:45:27
Specs: Windows 7
The battery(and spare) are fully charged with the green light flashing when plugged in. No power on camera when unplugged. Read that this was a problem but how can I download new firmware into a camera with no power?( Understand that new firmware solves this problem.)

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#1
January 25, 2014 at 00:29:24
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Have you tried connecting camera to computer and updating firmware even though camera won't power up?

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#2
January 25, 2014 at 05:57:04
Thanks Phil and I did try but to no avail.However managed to get it ''powered'' up by taking the battery out and replacing a few times, even with power lead connected and no battery. Had read about this simple solution but it did'nt quite happen right away and so I tried here. After that I had the new firmware downloaded on a memory card and so immediately uploaded this on to the camera. So far the camera is working as normal and hopefully the new firmware will stop this problem happening again.

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#3
May 17, 2014 at 03:14:09
I had the same problem, and solved it.the reason was i inserted the usb cable to hdmi interface. this made a short cut in hdmi interface. sorry that i can not use it any more and device didn't open anymore.
I solved the shortcut problem and device is working properly again.

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#4
May 25, 2014 at 21:30:10
How did you fix the short? I am afraid I have the same problem with the same cause.... Thanks!

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#5
August 9, 2014 at 12:10:21
I can not get the camera to turn on at all no matter what I try (thanks for the suggestions above), so I can't figure out how to apply the new firmware level. Any other ideas or do you think I have to go to Nikon for help?

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#6
August 11, 2014 at 20:06:24
i wish someone knew what to do! My camera wont turn on, to update this firmware, !!

what is this hdmi interface?

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