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Nikon D100 can read CF card but when I take a photo (without lens) it won't write to the card. Why is that?

I'm getting a lens too and I suspect the cards might be old so I can buy a new one, it's just a very odd problem that I can't find an answer to.

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Did you format the card in that camera? Is there a lock switch on the card?

Posted on Feb 15, 2019

Testimonial: "i formated the card through the camera and there is not lock switch on the cards that i have and I dont have the lock switch on my camera on either"

  • Brad Brown Feb 16, 2019

    That camera might need a CF card and not an SD card

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SOURCE: "card error"

Have you tried formatting these cards in your camera? You will find the setting in the menu as per page 26 of the manual. Also check that the correct card type is set for xD or CF as appropriate. You can download the manual from the link below: http://www.olympusamerica.com/files/EVOLT%20E-500%20Advanced%20Manual.pdf Please update the question & let us know if the information given was useful to you - Good Luck!

Posted on Sep 02, 2007

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SOURCE: Err CF

Observe the connector inside camera, using a flashlight. If there is a bent pin take the camera to service immediately. Don't turn it on any more as we did in one similar case - creating a short circuit that damaged the camera electronics and voided the warranty.

If no visible problems, remove battery and leave it out overnight.

Posted on Jan 16, 2008

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SOURCE: CF Card

Please post back the error message you notice.

Posted on Mar 28, 2008

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SOURCE: Err CF then Err 99 - Canon Rebel XT / Hitachi 4GB Mircodrive

Nope, this is not card anymore.

As you know CF is card failure, sometimes this cause to start error 99 , that is lens error , even if there is no problem with the lens.

This happens because the built in software in the camera can get messed up after an error CF.

You fix the problem calling Canon, they will guide through upgrading the firmware in your camera.

First ensure that you are using the camera menu and command to format the new card, and that new cards are properly inserted into the machine.

Call Canon support to get a firmware upgrade.

Posted on Feb 13, 2009

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SOURCE: NIKON D100 LCD DISPLAY FLASHING CHA ERROR WITH ANY CF 1 GIG

I had the same problem and thought I had looked closely at the pins in CF slot but after finally taking it to a repair shop, the tech showed me a bent pin. It really wasn't that apparent first time around. He told me its a common problem as long as they use the CF cards. I had the pins replaced and my D100 is working great. Best of luck.

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