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Dead on Arrival,
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This review is from: Nikon MB-D11 Multi-Power Battery Pack for Nikon D7000 Digital SLR Camera - Retail Packaging (Camera)
Just received this item today (10/27/2011) and sent it back already for a refund. It did not work. I've used battery grips on my other Nikon cameras, so I know how to hook them up for sure. When I went to the menu, I saw that the camera recognized that it had a second battery installed. However, the shutter release button on the grip did not work, nor could I move the focus point. I'm a semi-professional photographer, so it was not "operator error." I made sure that both the shutter button on the grip was not locked and that the focal point was not locked.
Very disappointed, but after I sent it back, I saw several videos about fake Nikon battery grips. One video showed a guy with the same problem I had. I'm beginning to suspect that that I got a fake one. I'm not going to buy from this reseller again (Quality Photo) because I'm a little suspicious. Unfortunately, these grips are almost impossible to find due to the conditions in Japan, but I'll wait and buy from a reputable dealer like B&H Photo or MidWest Photo Exchange.
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Initial post: Jan 31, 2013 9:38:41 PM PST
You do realize that for the buttons to work, the grip needs to be switched on? That's what the ring around the shutter button is for.
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