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Camera automatically resets some settings.

I am the owner of a nikon D200 camera which i purchased about a year back. For the first few months the camera worked fine. Later it developed a snag that some of the camera settings reset to the following values automatically-

Camera Mode - Aperture priority
Exposoure compensation - -1.0
Lens Aperture - 6.3

Every time the camera is started it starts with the above mentioned setting and if during operation any of the above setting is changed it again resets when the camera control panel goes off. Does the camera require a firmware upgrade. My present firmware is A1.01/B1.00? I even tried to restore the factory settings but the problem continues.

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Re: camera automatically resets some settings.

I need to set my apature and I am not sure how to set it manulie I thought i had it but it all turns black I can not use a flash It's ok with flash

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Sure sounds like it could be a firmware bug - I suggest you upgrade to firmware version v 2.0.0 (it looks complex but is really quite simple - just need to do upgrade twice - once for A and once for B.

If this does not fix it I would suggest repair - the CMOS (which stores the values when the camera is shut off) may be defective - it must be fixed by Nikon Service.

Posted on Jan 08, 2008

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