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Nikon D300 constant flashing of CF lamp
My D300 CF lamphas recently started flashing continiously when the camera is
switched on or off. The battery power is completely drained within 12hours, despite having switched the camera off.
I have three Compact flash cards that seemed to be working ok without a glitch. I have tried reformatting the cards in the camera but no luck. I hvae the following cards.
(SanDisk extreme III 2GB, Lexar Professiional UDMA 300x speed 4GB& 2GB).
The camera is
Did u do a hard reset?
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CONSTANT FLASHING CF LAMP NIKON D300
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