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Trouble capturin NEF + basic - in writes two jpegs on the card! no nef...

Hi all,

I suddenly started to have this problem with my d80:
when shooting in NEF+ basic - instead of getting one nef and one jpeg on the memory card, I get 2 jpegs, and no nef. I tried changing the card, it's the same.

I switch the mode on NEF + medium : I now get two NEFS and no jpeg!
The same for the NEF + Large mode.

The thing is that when shooting thethered to PC, everything is ok, I get a NEF and a jpeg.

Any solution? Can I "reset" the camera, or maybe it's the firmware cracking up?

many thanks and pls feel free to write directly:

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  • Anonymous Oct 17, 2008

    cannot retrieve all photos on card

  • alexroska Jan 02, 2009

    Solved it!
    all photos are there, nef and jpeg, only windows dosn't show them correctly.
    You cand do the following:
    - open your card with Nikon's View NX - it will show al files, jpeg + nef.
    - set your camera's usb mode to Mass Storage - it will show all files - nef + jpeg.

    There's nothing wrong with the camera - hope this helps anyone who may have the same problem.



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Alexroska, Shooting tethered to a PC for instant viewing/downloading?  I'll have to try that, it's not the card, probably just a glitch from being tied to the PC - and yes you can reset and start from scratch again from the menu settings.  try that first before the firmware which is a last resort. randy320sgi

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