Quote Originally Posted by Chazzy View Post
If it isn't too late to retrieve it, the problem might have been a bad capacitor, which is very cheap to repair. The X-700 is notorious for this problem, but the fix is easy and cheap.
So the story goes...It's already deep in the bin and not worth the bother despite the reputed "ease" of teardown and "repair" when they're going in working condition for a song. It's a baked-in defect I won't bother to remedy with a cabinet full of working Nikon gear. Junk.