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"RE: D800 cannot focus without a battery?"
Strangely enough, I can only find one diagram on the entire interweb (well, Google!) that shows the transparent LCD screen between the mirror and the prism - http://leongoodman.tripod.com/d70/dslrchartweb500.jpg.All the other diagrams I've found just show a 'focussing screen' - oddly they fail to mention the presence of an LCD in the light path at all - e.g. http://ir-photo.net/image/SLR_focus_crossection.png and http://mansurovs.com/what-is-a-dslr