Having problems with your Nikon D40 Digital Camera with G-II 18-55mm Lens ?
My d40 won't take pictures
\015 Sometimes (and it happens when you least expect) my camera won`t take\015\012pictures. It says that everything is ok ( green light is on in the\015\012viewfinder, I hear the beep, just like it is ready to take the shot)\015\012but it won`t take the picture, even in "M" mode or manual focus. I\015\012repeat: it does that sometimes but it`s very frustrating. The camera is\015\012one month old. I`ve looked in all the settings, i`ve reset it and it\015\012didn`t get any better. It is not the first dslr that I get my hands\015\012on... Please help me. I don`t want to send it to service to leave it\015\012there for a long time... Thanks\015
Try Blow cleaning the Memory card slot ... sometimes dust does that
Same problem: I've had my Nikon D40 for two years now, I bought it second hand. I recently encountered the same problem as everyone mentioned. My camera will not take pictures, there is no error sign and everything looks normal. When I press the button to take a photo, it'll tell me that the subject is too dark or the lense will focus but will not take a photo. We last used the camera when it was snowing but the camera worked fine in the snow. The problem didn't occur until a couple days after our trip.
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 :
My nikon d40 dropped on concrete, but there was no physical damage. However, now it wont take pictures anymore and gives a *whirring* sound when i click on the picture snap button. Any advise???
You may not see damage but obviously bouncing off cement is not good for delicate camera electronics. Some serious damage has happened to your camera.\015\012\015\012If under warranty send to manufacturer. You will likely have to pay for ... Nikon D40x Digital Camera
When i turn on the camera the lens wont pop open even when the battery is fully charged.... i was taking pictures and it working fine turn the camera off and on again then the lens wont open anymore? i can still view all the pictures i took from the camera but cannot take pictures anymore coz of the lens wont open. i tried initializing the camera by going to set up it didnt work..msg error said turn the camera off and on again and i did but didnt work either many times i tried please help thnks!
The problem is\015\0121- some dirt somehow got on the outside of the lense. After it was retracted fully in, it prevents the camera from opening again. When you turn it on, if it opens a little bit, try to pull it out NOT too hard and let go ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-N2 Digital Camera
I have a samsung pl70 and the flash wont go off when taking a picture. when taking a picture the flash icon flashes red and takes time to actually take the picture. Once taken picture the flash icon flashes red and takes time to disply picture, when flash is turned off it works fine hope you can help thanks
Does the camera have a reset botton should be a small hole with reset written by it try there first. ... Samsung Digital Cameras
Camera wont take pictures, button is working, everything else is working , The camera has a new battery, every turns on but when you press the button to take a picture it wont take one.
Button terminal probaly became faulty, sometimes from moisture, but not expensive to repair ... Kodak EasyShare C360 Digital Camera
The camera wont take pitures, every time you hit the button to take the picture it says Write ok! on the screen and wont take the picture. Sanyo VPC-E870 Digital Camera
Hi try to reset ur camera...To do such reset, turn on the camera and hold the menu button down for longer than 5 seconds. A message should hopefully come up on your LCD asking if you want to reset the camera. Select Yes...thank u!!!rate m ... Sanyo DSC-SX500 / VPC-SX500 Digital Camera
When i turn my camera on and try to take a picture it wont take the picture
... HP PB360t Digital Camera
My nikon d60 wont take picture when the flash is activated. the flash wont fire too but would pop up. if flash is deactivated, i could take pictures with it.
... Nikon D60 Digital Camera
First of all, I cannot get the camera to turn on using power button only play. (it worked two times so I could take 5 pictures, now it wont work) Secondly, the 5 pictures I did take cannot be deleted using the delete button! Pleeease help. I purchased the camera in the U.S and Im already back home and wont be returning!@
... Polaroid i1036 Digital Camera
My s203 camera wont take a picture. every time i try to take a picture, the flash indicator light flashes and the picture won't take
Hi , disable flash and try to tke picture.SB unit damaged need replacement.Contact Nikon service station.Regards ... Nikon Coolpix S203 Digital Camera
MY CAMERA LENS IS STUCK AND WILL NOT ALLOW IT TO ZOOM IN OR OUT AND TAKE PICTURES. IS THERE ANY WAY OF TAKING IT APART AND BEING ABLE TO FIX IT. IT ALSO LOOKS LIKE THE LENS MAY HAVE GONE IN CROOKEDIT ALLOWS IT TO TURN ON JUST TO LET ME LOOK AT RECENT PICTURES, BUT WONT STAY ON TO LET ME TAKE ANY PICTURES IT TURNS OFF.
Hi,You can open the camera, but it was not advisable for you to take it off cause of the tiny parts inside that can result of much more damaged on the unit. It is better to take the unit to the service center for thorough check and repair ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S700 Digital Camera
Nikon D40 pictures taken but too dark even in AUTO mode with flash on a bright day. also, some days ago I had the Shutter release error message while taking some photos. After that, the camera is acting weird, pictures sometimes are taken but the picture is always dark, although flash is used and AUTO mode selected. I do not see the error message anymore, but the camera simply do not take pictures properly. I tried formatting, etc with no result.
Make sure flash is on your flash on cam is sticking. ... Nikon D40 Digital Camera with G-II 18-55mm Lens
I have an 8gb memory card in my camera. I have a few pictures on there i want to upload onto my computer but when i plug it in it will not find the pictures and say that i didn't take any, but when i take the usb out and look at the camera they are on the camera. why wont it upload onto the computer? ps. only picture that shows up is the one i took before i got my memory card. I deleted that picture so now nothing.
Here is what I wrote today to another user having a very similar problem:You\012 can access your photos without Easyshare through Start / My \012Computer and your card and maybe the camera memory card should appear \012there as E ... Kodak EasyShare M530 Digital Camera
Well when i take a picture, it takes it. but when i try and take another picture, it just beeps three time. and then i tried to turn it off, and it wont do that either. it just says "please wait for your camera to finish recording" but im not recording anything. and i waited for a bit to see what happened. and all it says not is "system error" in red. the only way to turn it off is to take the battery out. i tried to reset it. but nothing is working...
Sounds like you have a bad camera,try to take it back to the store you got it from and tell them what is going on,be careful thou as people are getting stupid nowadays. ... Digital Cameras
My picture card is saying no picture when i go to take a picture the card says full it wont let me take a picture??
Hi.Check AE lock custom button:Ensure that the memory card has no protective seal or object in front of the protection area. ... Olympus Camedia C-3020 Zoom Digital Camera
A75 wont show anything on screen and wont take pictures
Hello:Your problem is the ccd problem. This problem has been in many kinds of digital cameras made with Sony ccds. The following link will show you what to do. Send it to Canon. They will pay postage to and from the repair facility and fix it f ... Canon PowerShot A75 Digital Camera
Memory card when i put my memory card in my camera it wont let me take pictures or delete any it just says "card protected", but when i take my card out it will take pictures
From your description it sounds like your card is full. Are you able to download to your computer? If you are able to do that then try deleting individual photos on the card using the Computer to do so. If you can achieve that then try to Re-format t ... Digital Cameras
Canon ixus 750, all of a sudden when i press the button to take a picture the camara lens goes blankand it freezes. the power light stays on and it will still allow me to switch to veiw pictures but as soon as i go to take a picture it wont allow me, please help i love my camara.
... Canon Digital Cameras
My ex Z1000 wont take pictures. i turn the camera on the lens goes in and out some times it looks like its going to let me take a picture and then the lens closes back into the camera and the screen goes black. It looks like the cameras off but I push the play button on top and it lets me view pictures. I don't think its the lens because the lens seems to open and close fine. Ive only used this camera 3 times and it has been stored safely so Im not sure what happened. It will only let me get int
Your camera problem has the problem chance. Fisrt you should try with full charge battery. sometime weak battery cause also. Second main pcb does not resetting every time after taking picture.\012I hope you luck! \012Would you give more detail pr ... Digital Cameras
Pentax E30 Digital Camera: When I take pictures under the sun or even at dusk, the pictures are too bright or pure bright with no image at all. I can only take normal pictures during nighttime. I have tried to change the settings, the white Balance, EV compensation and sensitivity, it still wont' work
Its sound like if the iris motor wont go to the good position its could be the light sensor thats needs to be tested...\012?\012\012hope that give you an idea\012regards Alan ... Pentax Optio E30 Digital Camera
Help you can turn the camera on and it shows all the pictures that i took when it worked but when you try to turn it and try to take pictures it wont let you take pictures
Could the memory possibly be full? Try transferring the pictures off of the camera, and then see what happens.Good luck,Lee ... Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-T1 Digital Camera
My camera wont take new pictures but i can see the old pictures that i already took. every time i turm the camera on to take new pictures the lens comes out then goes back in and the screen goes blank.
... Digital Cameras
BROKEN FLASH the flash on my samsung camera wont work, it will take a photo when i turn the flasg off but the red eye ( signalling the flas function is on ) just blinks but will not take the picture ?? helpppppppp !! read the manual with camera - not much use !! i can only take pictures during the day whilst the flash is turned off .
The chip set in your camera is damaged.you want to change it. ... Samsung NV10 Digital Camera
My screen wont take pictures, it has a purple background and the screen keeps flashing. When I take a picture the screen comes up purple and you cant see the picture.
This is known problem of bad ccd imager chip in Canon A75 camera and ccd imager will be replaced to get correct live view image.Canon offers free of cost repair for A75 camera for bad ccd imager problem, click ... Canon PowerShot A75 Digital Camera
I have a new D40 and I have had the same problem twice already on two separate occasions. I go to click to take a picture, and it does not take. Nothing happens at all. I try again and nothing happens. I try to refocus, but it does not help. I have to turn it off and on again to get it to work and click to take the picture. Thinking of if I should get the D3000 instead. Any thoughts on that and why this happens?
When the problem is happening, does the battery indicator show empty? ... Nikon D40 Digital Camera with G-II 18-55mm Lens
Fujifil s5000 my camera turns on and when i go to take a picture it beeps but it doesnt save the picture to my memory. it basically wont take a picture.
Try another memory card. [;0) ... Fuji FinePix S5000 Digital Camera