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I was told that i need to replace my shutter on my D80. and it is only 2 years old. is that a normal thing?
A Nikon D80 shutter is rated to fire 100,000 times. Have you taken that many pictures in 2 years? If so, that means you've shot about 137 pictures a day for 2 years!
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I was told that i need to replace my shutter on my D80. and it is only 2 years old. is that a normal thing?
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I have a Nikon D80 camera that is about 1 year old. I has worked fine until about 6 months ago. Sometimes when I turn it on and press the button to take the picture nothing happens. I have to wait awhile and keep playing with the button and then it will finally take the picture and act normal. This happens inside and out. Sometimes the flash will pop up outside in direct sunlight. Do I have some settings wrong or why is it acting like this?
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My 4 year old Canon Powershot A75 has suddenly quit taking pictures. The LCD has purple horizontal streaks that flucuate. The Menu, etc. still function. The camera has not been dropped. Several sources have told me I need a new camera because repair would be expensive. Is this correct?
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I heard a "pop" noise w/ my Nikon D80, while trying to take a photo. It is only a year and 3 mos. old. I can't get the flash to work. Could it have burned out and is this something I can replace myself?
Did u drop it? ... Nikon Digital Cameras
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