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Shutter release disabled recharge battery

Shows this problem with a recharge battery message.Tried with full battery charge and still has the same message. the message reads shutter release disabled.

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If you are using the same battery, it could be it has reached the end of life. The charger can indicate the battery is fully charged, because the voltage has reached a correct level, but still the battery can have one or more bad cells. So as soon as you start using the battery, it can lose enough energy to give this nasty message. If you put in another battery and still have the same message, there must be a serious problem in the camera.
To check your battery, just after the camera has given this message, with a multi meter. You will see the voltage has dropped at least 1,2 volt beneath the voltage printed on the battery. The typical 7 volt Nikon battery, will give 8 volt on the multi meter. But placed in the camera it will drop to 7 volt. If the multi meter reading is less then 7 volt it has at least one bad cell and should be replaced.

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i was quated £250 to replace a buckled shutter unit can this be done any cheaper

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I found the fix for this Nikon Shutter problem and posted it on my blog.

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