D300 Damage; Lens Changed with Power On

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Cultured Vulture
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Re: D300 Damage; Lens Changed with Power On
In reply to Simon Garrett, Oct 27, 2012

Simon Garrett wrote:

I have changed lenses many, many times without powering off, and with no evidence of problems. I power off when I remember, but often don't remember. I generally use Nikon lenses - my only non-Nikon are old Tamron ones that I've used v rarely. I may never have changed them with power on.

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The manual says to power off when changing lenses. So I do. I'm not saying I have never forgotten, and the times I have their were no problems. But, I'll still take Nikon's word for it.

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Regards, JR

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