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Hi there while using my camera on a job it worked fine, once i got home i couldnt turn it on so i thought it must be the lithium batteries but i hadnt had them long, so i took them out and my camera works fine which is really strange as usaully it would flash f33 or err, but it didnt, so i put the lith batts back in and i couldnt turn it on again, any ideas on what i have done???? as i dont wanna use my camera on the next job if it isn't gonna work.Thanks Steph

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  • Rashid Hakim Sep 13, 2008

    It's strange but true. When I put the lithium battery the camera is dead. Without lithium battery it works except flash. What has caused this problem?

  • philrobbie Sep 18, 2008

    I had the same problem today. The camera stopped working in the middle of a shoot - after about 5 shots. I did everything I could think of until I read this post. I took the lithium batteries out and it works fine. 

  • Anonymous Nov 16, 2008

    "Err" message over here, too. Here's what I've tried.

    1. Removed Lithiums and inserted 4 fresh AA's. Still getting the ERR.
    2. Used the AC Powder adapter and still get the ERR
    3. Several different CF cards and several lens in both P, A, S and Manual mode. Still getting the ERR message.

    Time to upgrade to the D700?

    Thanks...Stan


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The lithium batteries power the flash and some of the metering. But if they drop below a certain power, the camera dies. The F33 error is probably the accidental movement of the aperture ring on the lense. If you get the error, check the aperture ring is set.

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