Having problems with your Nikon D40x Digital Camera ?

Battery Issue Brand new out of the box, charged the battery then put in in and go tthe following message: "This battery cannot be used. Choose battery designated for use in this camera." The battery is the one that came with the camera and is the proper type.



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This battery cannot be used. Choose battery designated for use in this camera."
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Battery Issue Brand new out of the box, charged the battery then put in in and go tthe following message: "This battery cannot be used. Choose battery designated for use in this camera." The battery is the one that came with the camera and is the proper type.


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