0

I recently received a Nikon J1 from a family member who wasn't using it. It took pictures no problem but then I misplaced the battery about 4 months ago. I just ordered a replacement battery off of amazon and powered it back up, but now the screen is black (although I still see indicators of all of the settings). I can go back through and see what is on the memory card, but I can't see anything out of the lense. I tried resetting all of the settings but that didn't work either.

Any ideas about what could be happening? Thanks in advance.

  • Is this a Nikon-branded battery or third party? – mattdm Jan 21 '16 at 14:48
  • Does the screen turn white if the lens is not mounted? If so, that would say the problem is with the lens. I assume the lens cap is off :) – Itai Mar 21 '16 at 16:20
1

Turn off the camera. Turn on. Set camera to Auto mode, Auto ISO, Auto white balance, ISO to 0 and AF on. If you don't see anything in the screen as you point to something to take a picture, or it's black after taking a picture, the sensor is probably dead and the camera needs to be serviced.

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.