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Nikon D80 - when pressing shutter release it occassionly will operate normally but more often will show either 'ERR' or 'OFF' in control panel. any solutions?

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  • leslie195 Jul 28, 2009

    seems to work - many thanks!

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Usually this is a shutter or lens error. Try cleaning the contacts on the lens, switching lenses, and updating the firmware from the Nikon site. If that didn't work, then otherwise send it to Nikon where they will replace the shutter, update the software, and do general maintenance and clean the body which is a great deal if still under warranty or will cost you a little more if not. They won't sell you a new shutter which is why you will have to send it in if you still want to use this camera to its full ability. Let me know how this turns out.


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