Battery Woes Nikon D40

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  1. nny2k

    nny2k TPF Noob!

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    Hi everyone,

    I just got my D40 back from Nikon after going in for repair (dropped) :confused:

    The camera seemed to be working ok, powered up, snapped of a couple of pictures.

    I turned it off and went to turn it back on a minute later and got the message

    "This battery cannot be used"

    I tried my other batteries and even went to a local camera shop where they tried a new EL-E9 battery as well as the AC adapter unit too, all same message.

    Has anyone else seen this? I have a ticket open with Nikon support but at this point don't want to pay any more for repair.

    Thanks much!

    Joe
     
  2. KmH

    KmH Helping photographers learn to fish Supporting Member

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    That means it's not the batteries, something is wrong with the camera.

    Nikon USDA is not your only non-warranty repair option. There are many Nikon authorized repair facilities around the country:
    Nikon Authorized Repair List

    KEH.com also does repairs at their facility in Atlanta.
     

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