Question about Nikon D50 Digital Camera with 18-55mm Lens

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D50 (CHR) problem, I think temperature related.

I recently used my Nikon D50 abroad it was working fine for about 20
pictures then I got a (CHR) flashing indicator. Then it worked again and
then same thing happened. The manual indicated a memory card problem however
I was using this camera in temperature of -9 C which although cold I wouldnt
have thought excessive. I kind of worked out that it would work for several
pictures when coming from hotel room to outside then I would get the (CHR)
indicator, assuming once the camera had cooled down. On one ocassion when it
stopped working I took it into a warm envirement and 10 minutes later it was
working ok again. On another ocassion I used it in a warmer enviroment and
it was ok with no problems.
I am therfore assuming its a temperature problem.
Can anyone throw any light on this or has anyone else experienced this? I
was using a freshly charged battery pack.


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  • Anonymous Jun 02, 2008

    so what is here the soluttion??

  • Anonymous Mar 16, 2014

    Took pics, removed card, put in pc, downloaded pics. Inserted card back into D300. 2 weeks later, want to take pics, can't, CHR msg.
    Formatted card.....nothing.
    Removed battery, replaced, CHR still there.
    No pins bent, no damage to card. What can I do?



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Its temperature related the barreries dont operate below 0 %

Posted on Jan 24, 2008


Hello the same problem...
what is it in final? Card problem?

Posted on Jan 24, 2008


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