Camera maker Nikon today released serial numbers of those cameras affected by the overheating glitch.

Nikon has promised to collect and replace all Coolpix 2000 digital cameras with serial numbers in the following ranges:

2010001-2042816
2510001-2543248
3010001-3060980
3510001-3561916
4010001-4063334
4510001-4555696
5010001-5014664
5510001-5512592

Any customer who owns one of the affected models should call the helpline on 08000 188 977 (UK) and 1800 409 2825 (Republic of Ireland).

The lines will go live from tomorrow, and will be manned between 9am and 9pm.