Having problems with your Nikon D80 Digital Camera with 18-200mm Lens ?
Will not autofocus...
\015 Flashing 'F- -' and when I press down shutter halfway it shows r09\015
Page 36 of the D80 manual—The r09 displays how many images can be stored in the buffer. Page 132 of the manual states the F- - is an indication that a nonCPU lens is being used or the lens is not attached. If the lens is a CPU lens then remove it then replace it turning until you hear the click as it seats.
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