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Things to consider when buying a second hand camera - Things to consider when buying a second hand camera
By Peter Bargh
Avoid scratched panels. It won't affect picture quality but will reduce the resale value and doesn't look as good. Try the camera set to various modes to see if the LCD digits are all okay.
If the camera has a built in flash fire it with a fresh set of batteries and see how long it takes to recharge. If it takes more than four or five seconds it could be at an end of its life.