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Partially dead D200

I have a Nikon D200 that has started behaving oddly. When I switch the camera on, the control panel on the top of the camera seems to function correctly and I can auto focus and 'take' pictures. However I cannot get the LCD on the back of the cmaera to function at all, ni images are being stored to the CF card and the camera is not recognised when I plug in the USD cable.

I've googles for others with this problem but haven't found anything.

I removed battery and tried switching the camera of and on.

I cannot format the CF in the camera

I've switched from C to S to M taken operated the shutter and then gone back to C

I've tried the two button 'reset procedure.

I think I have to assume that the camera is now defective and should be returned under warranty. But before I do any further suggestions would be welcome.


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  • spsoft Sep 19, 2008

    Exactly the same problem have with my Nikon camera D200 too, after 2 years of using.

    After some playing with the camera noticed that sometimes it started to work partially (only if the battery is fully charged), i.e. can read images from the CF and display remaining shots on the CF on control panel, but definitely after making a shot and trying to store it on CF, the camera dead again.

    I have tried also with different CF, but it is the same, so it is not the CF.

    Noticed also that if the battery is charged, e.g. at 30%, the camera start working even less (i.e. can't show focus area in viewfinder and can't focus and can't shot.)

    Shame on you Nikon, as the camera is just on <4000 shots.

  • Anonymous Sep 23, 2008

    Will not format cf

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