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If you navigate through the menu system, you will find several items of interest on the Custom Settings menu.

Item c2 controls how long the exposure meter remains active when no operations are performed. It ranges from four seconds to thirty minutes, and also has a "No limit" option.

Item c4 controls how long the monitor remains active when no operations are performed. It ranges from ten seconds to ten minutes.
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Auto shutoff d300 nikon to save batery on case of forgoten shut down


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Nikon D300 - Auto focus point won't move. Autofocus doesn't work.


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Nikon D300 When I depress the shutter half way or fully on my D300 the frame counter reads r27 and the lens (any previously compatible Nikkor lens) will not auto focus. The camera is not set in burst mode and should not be buffering. Please help.


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How to learn good ways to use the Nikon D300. I have read the manual, I know about the auto exposures modes, and meterings for focusing, I would like to know where to learn the all the combinations of the dials, for landscapes, sunsets, sports, ect. The camera is new and new books are not yet out on how to use the camera. I know alot about photograghy, and slrs just not this camera. Can you help


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You can find an instruction manual at\012\012\012http://support.nikontech.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/13948You can download Nikon software fromhttp://support.nikontech.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/61Consider NOT con ... Nikon Digital Cameras

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I just bought a Tokina 100mm f/2.8 AT-X M100 AF Pro D Macro Auto Focus Lens from B & H and put it on my Nikon D300. When I press the button a blinking FEE appears. What seems to be the problem? Thank you.


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How can I download my image files( jpg. and neff. ), directly from a Nikon D300 to a H.P.simple save 320gb portable external drive.Do you need a special USB cord that has the small ends on both sides.It would have to be powered by the camera battery.Can this be done. Thanks, GFS


Neither the drive nor the camera can function as USB master devices (the small USB connector indicates that). Even if you got a cable with small connectors on both ends, the camera and the drive would both end up waiting for the other to tell it what ... Nikon D300 Digital Camera

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The focus mode selector switch is on the front of the camera, just below the lens release button. Switch it to the "M" position for manual focus, "AF" for autofocus. ... Nikon D80 Digital Camera with 18-135mm Lens

HI, I have a Nikon D300 and I lost the auto-focus function. The AF works with my lens on my D70s, so it's not the lens. Any suggestions?


You could try turning off the autofocus (on camera) and flip it back on. it may be a stuck motor or connection. May also be back CPU connections. ... Nikon D300 Body Only Digital Camera

Nikon D300 seems to change and locked on a f stop!


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If you've pre-focussed by pressing the shutter button half-way and heard the beep, there is no shutter lag. ... Nikon D300 Digital Camera

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HI there 15r error occour when the memory card is not working properly. May be damaged or virus infected. So i suggest you please replace the memory card and use a new one, your problem will be solve then.\015\012Thanks. ... Nikon D300 Digital Camera

Need a battery door for Nikon D300 - Nikon D300 Digital Camera


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Please check whether the mode dial is on 'Mup' or 'Lv'. If it is, then the camera is on mirror lock-up position (Mup) or LiveView mode (Lv). If any of these is selected, press the mode dial lock and rotate the dial to 'S' mode. ... Nikon D300 Body Only Digital Camera
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