Nikon 1546 User Manual (en)

Shooting (All Modes)
Camera takes time to turn on
: Delete files or folders.
Shutter-release disabled
• Memory card is locked, full, or not inserted (0 24, 29, 22).
• Built-in flash is charging (0 32).
• Camera is not in focus (0 31).
• CPU lens with aperture ring attached but aperture not locked at highest f-number (0 194).
• Non-CPU lens is attached but camera is not in mode M (0 195).
• Release locked is selected for Custom Setting f4 (No memory card?, 0 164).
Final photo is larger than area shown in viewfinder
: Viewfinder horizontal and vertical frame coverage 
is approximately 95%.
Photos are out of focus
• AF-S or AF-I lens is not attached: use AF-S or AF-I lens or focus manually.
• Camera unable to focus using autofocus: use manual focus or focus lock (0 58, 60).
• Camera is in manual focus mode: focus manually (0 60).
Focus does not lock when shutter-release button is pressed halfway
: Use AE-L/AF-L button to lock focus 
when AF-C focus mode is selected or when photographing moving subjects in AF-A mode.
Can not select focus point
• Auto-area selected for AF-area mode: choose another mode (0 56).
• Face priority or subject tracking AF selected in live view (0 43).
• Press shutter-release button halfway to turn monitor off or activate exposure meters (0 29).
Can not select subject tracking autofocus mode
: Monochrome Picture Control selected (0 107).
Can not select AF-area mode
: Manual focus selected (0 54).
Image size can not be changed
Image quality set to NEF (RAW) (0 63).
Camera is slow to record photos
: Turn long exposure noise reduction off (0 151).
Randomly-spaced bright pixels (“noise”) appear in photos
• Choose lower ISO sensitivity or turn high ISO noise reduction on (0 151).
• Shutter speed is slower than 8 s: use long exposure noise reduction (0 151).
AF-assist illuminator does not light
• Camera is in 
l, m, r, t, u, v, or w mode: select another mode (0 33).
• AF-assist lamp does not light for continuous-servo autofocus. Choose AF-S. In single-point, 
dynamic-area, or 3D-tracking AF, select center focus point (0 58).
• Off selected for Custom Setting a2 (Built-in AF-assist illuminator, 0 155).
• Illuminator has turned off automatically. Illuminator may become hot with continued use; 
wait for lamp to cool down.
No photo taken when remote control shutter-release button is pressed
• Replace battery in remote control (0 203).
• Choose remote control mode (0 65, 67).
• Flash is charging (0 32).
• Time selected for Custom Setting c4 (Remote on duration) has passed: reselect remote 
control mode (0 157).
• Bright light is interfering with remote.