Having problems with your Nikon D40x Digital Camera ?
Nikon D40x Metering Problem
\015 After leaving my Nikon D40x conected to computer USB for a long time. \015\012The metering is not working on manual mode and pics are over exposed. \015\012Auto works fine with correct exposure. I have tried removing battery\015\012and resetting but problem still there. Do you know of any fix for this\015\012of is this a repair job?\015\012\015\012Thanks\015
The meter should turn on as soon as you half press the shutter. otherwise remove the lens and try cleaning the electrical contacts on the lens and on the camera body.use q-tips dipped in very light spirits of alcohol, make sure you dont leave any debris around the area. caution with the camera's sensor.
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Nikon D40x Metering Problem
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