Having problems with your Nikon D80 Digital Camera with 18-135mm Lens ?

I have a Nikon D80... a year old. The following functions/buttons stopped working for no apparent reason in the same time frame. - holding the delete and metering mode buttons together to format memory card. (however the buttons independently work fine) - holding the WB button (set to PRE) to set preset white balance. - when camera is on... turning the power switch to the "bulb" symbol to illuminate the control panel on top of camera not working. thank you for any help you can off

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You have the latest firmware installed already and you said you updated again just to be sure.

Certain button combinations that used to work don't and the buttons work independently.

Sounds to me like the BIOS chip itself is corrupt cause its not storing all the information like it should. If the chip or the main board inside of that camera was replaced then that would take care of the problem.

If the camera is under warranty then I would suggest taking it back and getting a new one, if its not under warranty then I would suggest calling precision camera, its a camera repair store in Texas that repairs cameras. They also handle out of state customers as well

There phone number is 1.800.677.1023

Call them and see what it would cost to have your camera repaired. Explain the problem to them and then let them tell you the cost. With my computer repair business I use them to get cameras repaired, there prices are very fair compared to most.

Hello Brian. Go into your menu and find the reset. Select it and the camera will be reset to factory settings that were in place on the day you first turned it on. Regards, Joe
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