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New battery not working nikon d3100

I have gotten this camera today and I charged the battery, after the allocated time, I put it in the camera (with the camera off), turned it on and nothing works. I pressed the shutter and stuff and I still had nothing.

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NEW CAMERA - TAKE IT BACK AND GET ANOTHER ONE.

USED CAMERA - GO TO CAMERA SHOP IF YOU CAN FIND ONE AND TRY ANOTHER BATTERY. tHAT WILL ISOLATE WHETHER PROBLEM IS WITH BATTERY OR CAMERA.

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replace the lithium battery 1.5X2 . then press then ok good, but does not work the drive motor was broken.


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Take the lens off and continue pressing the shutter untill it doesn't react anymore, you should then have a normal menu without the error message.Put your lens on and you're all sorted.Cheaper and less hassle than sending it to Nikon.
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Dan62, your camera will never be able to focus on objects with no contrast. The manual specifically states this. However, you can put the AF marker over something with some contrast, half press the shutter, so that it will focus, hold the shutter button halfway while you recompose the shot, and then press it all the way.

A note to others using the D40/D40X/D60 that are having problems with autofocus: please remember that this camera will not autofocus with mechanically driven lenses. It will only AF with "AF-S" or "AF-I" lenses.

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The camera has a bad shutter or a bad sequence plate motor .

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SOURCE: Nikon D3100 brand new. I

The fault could be either defective batteries or a defective camera. All you can do is to try a full initial battery charge (24 hours) and if that doesn't work return the camera to the retailer for a refund or exchange.

Posted on Oct 08, 2010

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How can i turn on my Nikon D3100?


Is the battery fully charged. What were you doing on it right before you shut it down. Also make sure your putting the battery i. The right way



Also you can\'t charge the battery by usb into a computer. You need to use the external wall charger.



Unfortunatly the d3100 does not contain am external reset button like the Nikon D3000 but this might help. Take out the sd card and battery and leave it out for a couple hours then, after a couple hours have past reinsert the Battery without the SD card. If it still doesn\'t work shine a flashlight into the battery holder to see if any of the metal connectors are bent.



The only logical explanation after that if it still doesn\'t work is that the battery died doesn\'t have to look damaged it can crap out anytime. I would try getting a new battery and putting it in. If you just got the camera you could tell the place you got it at and they should give you a new battery.



i hope I could help, your going to have to trial and error this one to see what gets it to work.

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I have a brand new Nikon D3100. The battery was fully charged and placed in the camera. I took about 4 photos, and then turned the camera off. When I turned it back on the battery wasn't working to...


The solution to your problem is simple, Kathrynbax.


The battery never comes in fully charged. It's always charged only so you may be able to check if your camera is working. I suggest, you take out your battery and put it to charge for exactly 90 minutes as the manual says. Then I'm sure you won't face any such problems.


Hope this solves your problem.

Good day!

Rebel

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I purchased a Nikon D3100 yesterday. I tried taking some pics today but I cannot view the pictures in LiveView. When I click the button all I can see (in LIveview) is a dark or balckened screen. HELP!


Hi dear mount11zion, are the battery full charged?,please verfy.Charge the battery about 2 hs..
If still remains dark without any information go to dealer asap.
Regards

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Nikon D3100 brand new. I put the battery in for the first time and it is telling the "This battery cannot be used. Choose battery for designated use in this camera" However this is the battery I got with...


The fault could be either defective batteries or a defective camera. All you can do is to try a full initial battery charge (24 hours) and if that doesn't work return the camera to the retailer for a refund or exchange.

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