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D300 and MC-30 Trigger

simonsi

Auckland, NZ
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simonsi Registered since 17th Apr 2003
Fri 08-Feb-13 04:37 AM

Hi all, taking some star trails on a tripod, using 30sec exposure on continuous.

Fine one night but the next when I plug in my MC-30 the D300 reacts as if the shutter button (or MC-30) is half-pressed, r12 displayed in the shot counter and Menu and Playback buttons deactivated etc. Pressing the MC-30 fully takes a picture as normal but releasing it the D300 reverts to the half-pressed state.

Other than a faulty MC-30, is there anything I could have mis-set on the camera to cause this???

Cheers

Simon

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