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Firmware update impacts third party batteries

ericbowles

Atlanta, US
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ericbowles Moderator Awarded for his in-depth knowledge and high level skills in various areas, especially Landscape and Wildlife Photoghraphy Writer Ribbon awarded for for his article contributions to the community Nikonian since 25th Nov 2005
Mon 09-Dec-13 11:39 AM

Apparently a recent firmware upgrade has caused certain third party batteries to no longer work.

http://nikonrumors.com/2013/12/08/the-last-d3100-d3200-d5100-d5200-and-p7700-firmware-update-killed-third-party-battery-compatibility.aspx/

I don't know the real reasons, but as batteries become more sophisticated, this is an increased risk of third party batteries.

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