Having problems with your Nikon D40x Digital Camera ?
D40 Autofocus problem
\015 We have a 35-55mm lens, and a DX zoom lens (55mm-200mm) for our D40 camera that I got for my wife last Christmas. Everything was working fine until just a few weeks ago. The zoom lens' autofocus quit working. It works just fine if we put it in the MF mode, but in the AF mode it just jitters...zooms in and out and never locks on the subject....and this is in bright light outside focusing on non-moving objects!We've tried Reseting the lens, and that doesn't help.From what I've read, it sounds like there might be something wrong with the lens, and we might need to send it into a Nikon dealer. Any help would be appreciated!!\015
The auto focus on modern cameras is pretty intense, I would recommend taking it in for repair.
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D40 Autofocus problem
The auto focus on modern cameras is pretty intense, I would recommend taking it in for repair. ... Nikon D40x Digital Camera
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