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Mirror Lock Up

My D50, when I switch it on, the menu "Mirror Lock-up" always default set for ON, so everytime I must press shutter release foe few times, the it can shoot normally. And after taking shoot(s), after rest few seconds, it happens again. This problem happened just yesterday afternoon. Could you please inform me what is not right ? any update firmaware for such problem ?

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I haven't heard of any firmware to fix this but you're not alone. A number of people suffer the problem. Rather than me just copying and pasting try googling "Nikon D50 mirror Lockup problem. There's plenty to read up on. You should find a solution, good luck.

Posted on Jun 30, 2006

  • Anonymous Jul 22, 2012

    I've got the same problem; the menu seems to be stuck on mirror lock-up



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