Nikon S5200 camera ; no sign of power & won't turn on

Nikon corporation Coolpix s5200 16 megap...
March 15, 2016 at 16:41:13
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Camera was not dropped, nor had it gotten wet, but won't turn on. Is this a common problem with Nikon Coolpix? It's been a great camera and I'd hate to lose it, but repair estimate of $200.00 is silly to even consider. Repair shop claims the entire power system is " fried " and I can't think of anything that would have caused it .

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March 15, 2016 at 17:38:41
I don't think it's particularly a common problem with that camera but any device can suddenly fail without warning. An internal short, for instance, is capable of zapping the power system.

Not a lot you can do about it I'm afraid.

Always pop back and let us know the outcome - thanks

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March 15, 2016 at 19:00:11
Saying it's 'fried' is shop-speak for 'we don't know what's wrong with it'.

I assume the battery, charger and battery connections were checked?

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