D500 fails to turn off and is unresponsive

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n057 Veteran Member • Posts: 5,893
Re: D500 fails to turn off and is unresponsive

Virtual Photon wrote:

LouCioccio wrote:

I hate that when it happens. I think I read somewhere (not sure if was Nikon or Olympus) to leave the battery out overnight to completely discharge any caps. One of the reasons when I was shooting weddings I had 5 bodies and 5 flashes plus an assortment of lenses. I had enough backups.

I have had mine since April (knock on wood) plus a Nikon Battery Grip; so far no complaints or oddities.

Lou Cioccio

I thought about leaving it overnight without a battery, but you know this shouldn't happen in any case. Clearly there is an issue:

And if I'm out in the field, the last thing I'm free to do is just let it sit overnight. Hopefully whatever the flukey part is will be replaced. I really like the camera . . .

Funny, I also notice it does not show the card type (above and to the right of the battery icon). I only have an XQD card in mine and the XQD icon shows whether the camera is on or off.

JC
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