Having problems with your Nikon D2X Digital Camera ?

Hi. I use my Nikon D2x and 80-200 f2.8 zoom extensively, generally with a Hama cable release. Recently, the set-up stopped working. The camera focuses, but the release will not trip the shutter. The only clue (with a freshly formatted 16Gb CF card in use) is r17 in the viewfinder, although the manual fails to mention what this means. The cable release works perfectly on my D700 with the same lens. Anyone any ideas? Paul Perton Cape Town



Answers :

This problem seems to your camera Auto-Focus, first I suggest reset all the focus settigns in your camera.

If the "r17" message come on again, and, if you try anything more then that can damage your camera so you can contact your nearest service center; keep in mind that this type of repairing is not possible at your home.

The "r17" message is not an error. The "r" stands for "Remaining" and the number is XXXXX you know how many shots you can have in the camera's memory buffer. In case you wanted to shoot, continuously, for example, you'd have room for 17 shots. This is not to be confused with how much room is on your memory card, which is a completely different number! Also, if your lens is set on "M", then your C/S/M switch on the front should also be set to "M". Opposingly, if your lens was set "A", then your C/S/M switch should be set to either "S" or "C" (for continous focusing).

Hope this helps to solve it.
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