Having problems with your Nikon D40 Digital Camera with G-II 18-55mm Lens ?

LCD display issues

\015 I've had my camera for a year now and all of a sudden I can't take a picture through my LCD display screen however it works when I use the menu and to view other pictures. Any ideas what setting got messed with and how to fix this??? Thank you!\015

Answers :

According to Nikon, that was not possible. The D40 doesn't have 'Liveview' like the smaller compact cameras. You would always have to use the viewfinder for taking pictures. Even in the TV ads, everyone used the viewfinder as they took turns using the camera.

Here is a link to Nikon's web site: NikonUSA
Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for Nikon D40 Digital Camera with G-II 18-55mm Lens

Tips for a great answer:

- Provide details, support with references or personal experience .
- If you need clarification, ask it in the comment box .
- It's 100% free, no registration required.

Suggested Questions/Answers :

PV-DC152D CAMCORDER, LCD Display only works if it is pulled out, turned 180 degrees and pushed back into place so the display is facing you. If you move the LCD display over 3/4" away from camcorder it will go black again. Personally, I think this is an issue with some sensors that gauge when to turn on the LCD display "ON" and Viewfinder "OFF" and vice-versa. Any help on this would be appreciated since there is nothing else wrong with the camcorder.


The most likely problem is a cracked ribbon cable that goes between the camera and the display. The cable needs to be replaced. Typical cost for this is around $40 or so plus labor. I would not suggest that you attempt this repair yourself as open ... Panasonic Digital Cameras

Hi, My Canon Ixux 900Ti - started to display "strange colours**" when taking pictures. The problem started in India, I don't know it its a temperature/humidity issues. ** - Displaying the pics is fine, so its not an issue with LCD display. A repair quote stated that the following : "CAMERA REQUIRES A NEW LENS UNIT AND DC COVER.CALIBRATE CHECK AND TEST" And a costly bill..... I will be grateful for any help. Thanks. Josh


Sorry, but no one in this forum is going to be able to say "press this sequence of buttons and your expensive repair job will be done by magic". If the bill is too high, your best option is to buy a new camera. There are several good rea ... Canon Digital SD900 / IXUS 900 Ti Digital Camera

Blank lcd I just got a new canon 600D. After playing with it for a while, i turned it off. Then after 5-10 mins i turned it on once again, and opened the lcd screen, but it shows blank(or say black). I can see that the lcd backlit is workeing, but nothing (no content) is displayed. Can this be an issue of low battery ? pressing the shutter button full also not capturing the picture. Flash works though, and optical view finder too, but it does not capture the photo.


Hi there:Some symptoms of a defective CCD include distorted images or abnormal colors, scratchy purple lines, blank or black pictures, and/or black videos with good sound being recorded on the camera's flash card. ... Canon EOS 600D Rebel T3i Digital Camera

Orange LCD When I turn on the camera the LCD on the back of the camera is very orange to red in color, but I can see the display, menus, etc. After a few minutes everything seems fine. Is this a bad LCD or just a common issue with this model? If it is a problem will it get worse?


Could well be a bad backlight. There are replacement LCD assemblies on Ebay for under $45, and as a good working 5050 is worth $200 or so, it's worth doing. ... Olympus Camedia C-5050 Zoom Digital Camera

Have canon Powershot A75 3.2 Mega pixel camera .. Now it is having display issue. Once i open my camera lens come out power come but unable to see the image in lcd to shoot.. Can you assist


First try pressing the DISPLAY button. If that doesn't fix it then this sounds like it might be a defective CCD imager. If so, Canon should fix this for you for free, including free shipping both ways. This is regardless of your camera's warranty st ... Canon PowerShot A75 Digital Camera

Coolpix L18: The LCD screen is broken; just displays a large black "blob" on a white background. Would this prevent all other camera operations? When the camera is turned on, the green power light flashes, but nothing else seems to work. Camera will "beep" when shutter button is pressed, but lens never opens. Is this a LCD issue, or are there other problems as well?


... Nikon COOLPIX L18 Digital Camera

When viewing images on the LCD display ,pictures with White or bright parts to the image the display flashes between White and black is this a setting issue .the camera is a Dx 40x


You're seeing blown-out highlights. These are the portions of your picture that have been so overexposed that they've gone pure white, losing all detail. This is generally considered a bad thing and so the camera is warning you of that. Of course, th ... Nikon Digital Cameras

LCD display issues


According to Nikon, that was not possible. The D40 doesn't have 'Liveview' like the smaller compact cameras. You would always have to use the viewfinder for taking pictures. Even in the TV ads, everyone used the viewfinder as they took turns using ... Nikon D40 Digital Camera with G-II 18-55mm Lens

Recently, my Canon Powershot A95 has had an intermittent LCD display problem. While beginning to frame and focus a shot, the image streaks from edge to edge of the screen. If the shutter is snapped, that is the image recorded. The image looks like the subject is rapidly moving, or as though it is a time-lapse photo. Could this be a CCD (chip)issue?


This sounds like it might be a defective CCD imager. If so, Canon should fix this for you for free worldwide, and may also include free shipping both ways (free shipping varies with countries). This is regardless of your camera's warranty status. ... Canon PowerShot A95 Digital Camera

LCD is washed out, color too "white" Brightness darkens the display but does not solve the issue


... Sony Alpha DSLR-A300 Digital Camera

Canon Powershot SD1000: LCD screen display


Hopefully you resolved this already. If not, push the "DISP." button left of the MENU button. Pushing it gives you three options: black (for discreet shooting so your LCD doesn't give garner dirty looks from fellow concert goers), liveview, and livev ... Canon PowerShot SD1000 Digital Camera

D40X LCD Hi Dear Because of the removal of the control panel LCD the D40X uses the main LCD monitor for camera information display and the change of settings. By default this display is not shown, instead you press the 'info' button to show or hide it, you can optionally have the display on all the time. My question is: What i have to do for have the LCD always on. Thank you Quim


Return the control panel in order back to normal. ... Nikon D40x Digital Camera

I have a swing-out LCD display on my powershot camera when opening the LCD display the image appears upside down how can i resolve this? there were never problems in the past.. when closing the lcd display on the back of camera with the display face-up no image shows..i would really appreciate help to resolve this problem as i'll be going on holidays soon..thankyou..Anna


The camera requires partially dismantling in order to fix this. if you cannot do it yourself then you will have to take it somewhere but be warned it wont be very cheap. If you live in new zealand i could do it for you however unlikely that is. ... Canon PowerShot A85 Digital Camera

Camera repair The LCD display is white with red lines going through it. Even the viewfinder does the same thing -- white. When I hit the view button, the same thing sometimes. It seems to do worse outside. You can faintly see the pictures I took in the LCD display. Now the LCD display is totally black. What's wrong. The menu display still works. What can I do?


Time for a new Camera. It is about 150.00 to replace the LCD. it is cheaper to replace it unless you can just use the viewfinder alone!! ... Kodak EasyShare Z612 Digital Camera

LCD display works only in one particular angle and goes white in other angles


Check the connections on the swivel arm. make sure all the wires / connectors are good ... Canon PowerShot S3 IS Digital Camera

Firmware install on Pentax ist DS. Had Ver2.0 & everything worked fine. Simply wanted to upgrade to V2.02 to used SDHC cards. User Power AC and install ran approx 90 secs and displayed showed half way thru Phase 2/2 and then LCD went blank. No 'Complete' displayed. Now camera operates but no back LCD monitor display (top small LCD seems to work) and card seems not to read or write. Camera does release shutter but otherwise camera is not useable, Help!


You need to go to the support section of the Pentax website and engage in a live chat with a service tech using your computer or even a phone conversation to resolve your problem. ... Pentax *ist DS Digital Camera

Display problem Hello, I've had my SD1000 for less than 3 months. Sometimes the display goes black, I can still access the menu options and if I slide the button to review images they will display on the LCD panel. But even if I've just powered it on, the LCD is black, if I take a picture anyway, the picture is also black. Sometimes if I turn on the camera and turn it off again a few times it starts displaying correctly again. Is there a hardware problem with my camera or is this something I sho


I had the same problem with my SD1000 and was so frustrated with reading all of the troubleshooting "solutions".... After a couple of days researching, I finally stumbled upon a site that actually suggested turning the unit off and "slapping" it a c ... Canon PowerShot SD1000 Digital Camera

I have (2) DGS-200 Moultrie cameras that the LCD display has gone out. Replaced (1) with the LCD display from a Moultrie 100. Worked great but I still have two cameras that can't be programed without seeing on LCD. Is there anywhere to purchase these LCD screens or purchase non-working Moultrie cameras?


WWW.MOULTRIEFEEDERS.COM WILL SEND REPLACEMENTS AND INSTRUCTIONS FOR FREE.... ... Moultrie MFH-DGS-100V2 Digital Camera

The top (monochrome) LCD on our Nikon D80 recently broke. I think that it is actually called the "Control Panel," and displays settings, battery life, number of pictures remaining, etc. Please note that this is not the 2.5" color LCD on the rear of the camera. I know that it is merely the LCD because the backlight works, as does portions of the LCD display itself. Does anyone know of a guide or video to perform this repair? Also, does anyone know the part number? I plan to call Nikon tomor


Hi Jason. First of all, depending on the age of your camera and the warranty you purchased, this camera may be under warranty which would result in Nikon fixing it for free. \015\012\015\012Here is a free downloadable manual for your camera ... Nikon D80 Digital Camera with 18-135mm Lens

LCD replacement Sony MAVICA MVC-CD400 I have cracked the original LCD display and want to replace it. It is fairly easy to get to and remove, but I can't find a way to buy a replacement. I cannot find a parts list from Sony or elsewhere on line. THe better parts places might stock it, but they don't call it an 'LCD display' I did find "optical device" at 2 parts places, but neither one has a picture of it so I am not sure that I am buying an LCD or maybe a CCD or even a Lens assembly. does anyon


I have the same problem and have found a Level 2 Repair and service manuel complete with diagrams and circutry. Go to http://www.eserviceinfo.com/downloa ... Sony Mavica MVC-CD400 Digital Camera

My cibershot DSC-F717 does not have anything in the viewfinder and the LCD displays the settings and options.The screen is black with yellow words and numbers Also my zoom will not work. The LDC does not have an image on the viewfinder nor the LCD. I do have the LCD setting options displayed. The zoom will not show where the setting is on the LCD and I have checked all the settings (the focus on the zoom mode, conversion in the set up turned to off).


HelloThank you for using FixYa for your problemYour camera is faulty. It should be taken to an authorized repair centre for a repair estimate. Very few digital cameras ... Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-F717 Digital Camera

Olympus Evolt 510 LCD Issue.


I purchased a olympus evolt 510 - having problems taking picture in the dark. The camera will take 30 second to focus and sometimes will not take a picture at all. Also I find when I am in doors the camera will take a substantial amount of time to fo ... Olympus EVOLT E-510 Body Only Digital Camera

Lcd panel I've just bought a new canon eos 350d and the lcd panel will not show the image of what I am taking a picture of. I can take a picture, and display it back on the lcd panel but just not display what is in the viewfinder when I want to take a photo. Have I got a setting wrong somewhere or is the camera faulty? thank you!


SLR's don't show what your seeing through the view finder on the LCD. That is a function on point and shoot cameras, not on SLR's. ... Canon EOS 30D Body Only Digital Camera

The LCD is black when trying to take a picture. Also, I can not view pictures on the camera's LCD display. I am able to view the MENU on the camera's LCD display. Please advise.


... Nikon Coolpix L11 Digital Camera

My sony dsc-w1 got very wet, caught in a rainstorm and did not have the case. I have left it dry out for 4 days and it turns on, lcd works, can read memory stick and display old pictures on the lcd. But when I try to take a picture the lcd displays a black a screen and the picture that it takes is just a black box, flash illlumintor everything else seems to work, except the ability to take a picture, lens moves in and out, but picture is always black, any idea, is the ccd shot


Maybe the shutter got wet and sticky. You can try look into the lens then press shutter button to take picture. If you don’t see the movement inside the hole, the shutter doesn’t open, it will take black picture. ... Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-W1 Digital Camera
  • Start your question with What, Why, How, When, etc. and end with a "?"
  • Be clear and specific
  • Use proper spelling and grammar
all rights reserved to the respective owners || www.lionebra.com || Terms of Use || Contact || Privacy Policy
Load time: 0.0927 seconds