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12-30-2011, 03:57 PM   #1
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K200D and D-BG3 Grip - lock-up or wont turn on??

Hi - I have a K200D and D-BG3 Battery Grip for it - the camera works fine without the grip, but with the grip installed it either won't turn on (mostly) or locks up. I have tried different batteries (niH and alkalines) and tried cleaning the pins on the grip - no luck.. any ideas please....?

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Have you tried the grip without any batteries at all? Also try some lithiums.
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Thanks I'll give it a shot..
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OK - Tried the grip with no batteries and the camera switches on fine - problem gone away - so it would appear to be a battery problem - so now - what batteries would anyone recommend - I have tried Eneloop's (both standard and the high capacity units) and alkaline's?? Lithium's perhaps ?

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Eneloops should have worked. They do in my K-200D. Otherwise the Lithium Energizers are a safe bet.
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Thanks - I'll head across to the shops later and get some Lithium's and give that a shot ...hopefully no more problems...
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Energizer Lithium's did the trick - all good now..Thanks.
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Nice and good the hear you've gotten the grip working. Happy shooting!

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