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Revision to Nikon D5200 Troubleshooting

Alexander Corn

=== Dead Battery ===
 
If the battery is out of charge, the camera will not turn on and none of the buttons will respond. To fix this, charge the battery or switch the battery for a charged one. First remove the battery by following the instructions in the "Removing the Battery" guide, then charge it with your charger.
If the battery is out of charge, the camera will not turn on and none of the buttons will respond. To fix this, charge the battery or switch the battery for a charged one. First remove the battery by following the instructions in the "Removing the Battery" guide, then charge it with your charger.
 
== Poor Picture Quality ==
=== Flash is turned off/on ===
 
If the flash is not used correctly, it can ruin the quality of photos. The flash changes when the shooting mode changes but you can also set the flash to “on,” “off,” or “automatic.” Using the flash even when there is light outside will help to capture motion. Change the flash mode using the instructions on page 35 of the [http://cdn-10.nikon-cdn.com/pdf/manuals/dslr/D5200UM_EN.pdf|official manual].
If the flash is not used correctly, it can ruin the quality of photos. The flash changes when the shooting mode changes but you can also set the flash to “on,” “off,” or “automatic.” Using the flash even when there is light outside will help to capture motion. Change the flash mode using the instructions on page 35 of the [http://cdn-10.nikon-cdn.com/pdf/manuals/dslr/D5200UM_EN.pdf|official manual].
 
=== Incorrect Scene Selection ===
=== Incorrect autofocus is selected ===
 
This camera has three options for autofocus. Single-servo autofocus is used for stationary objects, continuous-servo autofocus is used for moving objects, and auto-servo autofocus selects one of the previous two. Changing the autofocus mode based off of your needs will give your pictures clarity. Change the autofocus mode using the instructions on page 45 of the [http://cdn-10.nikon-cdn.com/pdf/manuals/dslr/D5200UM_EN.pdf|official manual].
This camera has three options for autofocus. Single-servo autofocus is used for stationary objects, continuous-servo autofocus is used for moving objects, and auto-servo autofocus selects one of the previous two. Changing the autofocus mode based off of your needs will give your pictures clarity. Change the autofocus mode using the instructions on page 45 of the [http://cdn-10.nikon-cdn.com/pdf/manuals/dslr/D5200UM_EN.pdf|official manual].
 
=== Manual focus is selected ===
 
Manual focus can be used when aan AF-S or AF-I lens areis not in use. To manually focus your camera, adjust the focus ring until the image shown on the viewfinder is in focus. A common mistake is to take pictures in manual focus without realizing it. Pictures can be taken in manual focus even if the camera is out of focus, producing blurry images.
Manual focus can be used when aan AF-S or AF-I lens areis not in use. To manually focus your camera, adjust the focus ring until the image shown on the viewfinder is in focus. A common mistake is to take pictures in manual focus without realizing it. Pictures can be taken in manual focus even if the camera is out of focus, producing blurry images.
 
== SD Card Errors ==
=== Incorrect SD Card type ===
 
The camera only works with certain SD cards. The list is very lengthy and can be found in the manual[http://cdn-10.nikon-cdn.com/pdf/manuals/dslr/D5200UM_EN.pdf|manual] that came with your camera.
The camera only works with certain SD cards. The list is very lengthy and can be found in the manual[http://cdn-10.nikon-cdn.com/pdf/manuals/dslr/D5200UM_EN.pdf|manual] that came with your camera.
 
=== SD card inserted incorrectly ===

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