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New Nikon D90 goes into ERR after several shots. only correction is to remove the battery and replace then it resets. I have sandisk extreme III 4 gb memory so speed is not the issue. any thoughts on this?

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  • ehindman Jan 06, 2009

    Gryfox,

    thanks for the help. the camera was only 20 days old so I returned it for another D90. So far no issues. The camera package included a DX VR lense so with a new setup i hope to have better success.

    thanks again.

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If the camera is fairly new, the lens is more likely the problem. Try another lens. If the same happens, it's probably a shutter problem.

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