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Nikon F100 dead

Installed fresh batteries, switch ON and nothing happens, nada, zip.

Cleaned the battery contacts - did not help. Is there a simple solution or is it a much more complex problem?


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  • jupiter925 Feb 25, 2009

    I have the MB-15 attached to my F100 and recently had a battery leak. I have replaced the battery holder and the camera worked for a week, now it is totally dead. I guess I'll try again to clean the connections or try switching back to the MS-12 to see if that helps.


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I do know that on earlier models like the N90s and 8008s, the small nut that holds the battery clip in place activated a cut off switch. If the switch was faulty, the camera would not turn on. There may be a similar switch in the F100.

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