Having problems with your Nikon D200 Digital Camera with 18-200mm Lens ?

First shot with D200 is dark

\015 Hi,I enjoyed my D200 for more than 2 years now.Recently, it started acting up. After turning it on, most of the time, the first image I take is completely dark.The ISO auto is blinking and it says 'Err' on the display and in the viewer.Any ideas?ThanksJan\015

Answers :

Try the following:
Start the camera, go to the menu and look for RESET ALL or a setting similar. What you want to do here is to reset the internal firmware back to the manufacturer settings.
As mentioned, check the battery, however just remember that if the battery is either low or bad, you should get a message to such a problem being detected.

You may want to explore further by going to http://www.nikon.com and look for support and technical support to call. They just may put you in contact with a tech who may be able to help on this problem. It may be possible, if this is a common problem, that Nikon may fix it for free.
Then the final solution would be to send the camera in for repair at Nikon. They may have a flat rate.

Lastly if all fails, and it is too expensive to repair, would be to sell it as is or for parts on a site like Ebay.
Its most likely to be the battery.
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