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D200 fps


11 Oct 2008 6:24PM
Can anyone suggest why i am only getting 2 shots even in basic jpeg thanks.
Steve

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uggyy 9 2.1k 9 Scotland
11 Oct 2008 6:32PM
Top dial, do you have it set to high speed, on the left side of the camera?
sidaorb 8 3.9k 2 England
11 Oct 2008 6:34PM
Should have bought a Canon Wink
11 Oct 2008 6:36PM
Hi uggyy,
yes it is set to high speed
uggyy 9 2.1k 9 Scotland
11 Oct 2008 6:37PM
The OP wants a camera, not a paper weight Wink
uggyy 9 2.1k 9 Scotland
11 Oct 2008 6:40PM
Has it just started doing this?

What setting have you got it on the dial and what focus you got it on? If it cant lock easy it wont shoot fast.

Hmmm not sure what else off the top my head would cause this...
User_Removed 10 17.9k 8 Norway
11 Oct 2008 7:51PM
You need to set the dial on the left of the VF to 'Ch' to get 5fps.

The setting of 'Cl' to the left of the 'Ch' setting is controlled in software within the camera and is programmable via the menu system. This allows you to set the frame/sec rate >< 2 and 4 fps. Ensure you have it set to 'Ch' for 5fps.

Additionally, you need to be shooting in Manual mode - or Shutter priority - and using appropriately high enough shutter speeds to allow the camera to DELIVER 5fps... Using Aperture Priority or Program in low(er) light conditions will affect the ability to capture images at 5fps in these last two modes. Wink

Switch to Manual Mode - select 1/125th @ any aperture to see what I mean (using the 'Ch' setting.

IF there is still a problem... then the camera has a fault.

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