MB D12 grip problem on Nikon D800

3 months 21 hours ago #677676 by Alvin Pignotti
One last question for me today.  I have a MB D-12 battery grip for my D800.  I haven't used it and just decided to for the first time.  However when I attache it to the D800, it shows the battery is drained.  Which is strange because before putting into the grip, all batteries were 100% charged.  Manual is absolutely no help.  

Can you help me out please?  


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3 months 19 hours ago #677685 by Nikon Shooter
My experience with the D800E was not brilliant
because of the mickey mouse batteries it had. I
got the 8 cells holder with no pack in the body.

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3 months 19 hours ago #677686 by Nikon Shooter
ADDENDUM

Don't forget to set the grip up on the menu!

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3 months 19 hours ago #677689 by effron
Yes, you have to select the grip via menu.

Why so serious?
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3 months 19 hours ago #677690 by effron
Also, I've never cared for a grip, the modern camera batteries are quite good.

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