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Check the custom option "Release While Charging". Check the batteries (camera and/or flash) If the option is not checked, you will not be able to take a picture until the flash is ready. The flash can take some times to charge if the batteries are not fully recharged (both for the internal flash and the external flash). Check the manual at pages 81, 150 ...


You apparently have Highlight Correction activated. This forces the higher ISO limit (usually forcing it from 100 to 200, though you also have Expanded Sensitivity enabled, which gives you a broader ISO range starting at 80, thus now 160). So, there's nothing wrong with your camera. Mind you: Options you find that look superior may come with a downside. ...

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