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Setting the INTERVAL TIMER on a D800.....

Started Mar 25, 2014 | Discussions thread
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JP Scherrer
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Thanks to mathi_vadhanan and tomnorth ! Problem solved !!!
In reply to JP Scherrer, Mar 25, 2014

Indeed it was one setting NORMALLY DEDICATED TO VIDEO, the G4, which was wrongly set and prevented moving the choice to ON !

WintrHawk wrote in https://www.flickr.com/groups/nikondigitallearningcenter/discuss/72157631681859954/ :

Are you also trying to do time-lapse? Also, what is your setting for CSM g4? See page 203 of the D800 User's Manual [EN].

Interval timer photography can not be combined with long time-exposures (bulb photography, pg 124) or time-lapse photography (pg 207) and is not available when Record movies is selected for Custom Setting g4 (Assign shutter button, pg 324).

I haven't noticed NOWHERE in the Nikon or Thom Hogan that one should set the damn G4 setting to "TAKE PHOTOS" !!! I don't even remember having changed this setting since I bought my D800, as I DO NOT SHOOT VIDEO !

Now, I set it correctly and..... miracle: it works ! The stupid ON thing is now avaliable !!!

...someone SHOULd write to Nikon AND to Thom Hogan and let them know about this unforgettable ommission !

...now I'm happy !!!

J-P.

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