Nikon COOLPIX L23 User Manual

Error Messages

Error Messages

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Error Messages

The following table lists the error messages and other warnings displayed in the 
monitor, as well as the solutions for dealing with them.

Display

Problem

Solution

A

O (blinks)

Clock not set.

Set clock.

94

N
Battery exhausted.

Battery exhausted.

Replace the batteries.

12, 111

Q (blinks red)

Camera cannot focus.

• Refocus.
• Use focus lock.

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P
Please wait for the 
camera to finish 
recording.

Camera cannot perform 
other operations until 
saving is complete.

Wait until message clears 
from display automatically 
when saving is complete.

23

N
Memory card is write 
protected.

Write-protect switch is in 
“lock” position.

Slide write-protect switch to 
“write” position.

17

P
This card cannot be 
used.

Error accessing memory 
card.

• Use approved card.
• Check that connectors 

are clean.

• Confirm that memory 

card is correctly inserted.

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16

P
This card cannot be 
read.

P
Card is not formatted. 
Format card?

Yes
No

Memory card has not been 
formatted for use in 
COOLPIX L23.

All data saved on the 
memory card will be 
deleted. If there is any data 
on the card that you want 
to keep, select No, and 
backup the data to a 
computer before 
formatting the memory 
card. To format the memory 
card, select Yes and press 
k.

17

N
Out of memory.

Memory card is full.

• Choose smaller image 

mode.

• Delete images.
• Insert new memory card.
• Remove memory card 

and use internal memory.

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