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

CHA is blinking on the control panel, and on the viewfinder it says Card is locked. Can't get rid of these things, and obviously can't take pix. We just charged the battery before Easter and haven't been able to shoot anything since then.



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First, remove the memory card and look at it. SD cards have a slide switch along one edge. The position farthest from the contacts locks the card, protecting it from writes. The position nearest the contacts unlocks the card. Then put the card back into the camera and format it by pressing and holding the two format buttons (trash can and exposure compensation buttons) until the LCD blinks. Release and then press the two buttons again to format the card.\012\012\012

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