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My Nikon D50 turns on, flash pops up and then will not focus or shoot.


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My Nikon D50 turns on, flash pops up and then will not focus or shoot.


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Hi, I've just recieved my nikon d90 back from a repair and service, and although everything appears to be working fine, whenever I want to change shooting modes,( auto, P, M, flash off etc), they only work once I have selected them, and then turned the camera off and back on. In other words I cannot be shooting in the Auto mode and then switch to "flash off auto"....all that happens is that the auto focus works but the shutter will not operate. If I switch the camera off and on however, I can t


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Hi there, I have a nikon D50 camera and the inbuilt flash unit does not work any more.... it pops up in dark conditions bu tthen fails to fire. The camera will adjust the shutter speed as if the flash was turned off, and the flash doesn't work in any flash mode or any function mode. Could it be the bulb perhaps? I have reset the camera as well to no avail. please help! thanks :)


Hello, and welcome to Fixya.. This is a very common and known issue with the D50 camera by Nikon. Some buyers flash only works once and then quits. Its due to the speed of which the flash pops up, it literally breaks ... Digital Cameras

Dead Nikon D50 in mint condition... Changed lenses with the power off. Powered back on and no LCD, or any actions at all. Flash will not pop up, no shutter noise, no auto focus. No top menu, no back menu. Did the double green button reset and the hard (hole in the bottom of the camera) resets while both on and off, with and without batteries, with and without SD card and every combination. Tried different lenses, also without a lens. Tried with two additional Nikon brand, fully charged batteries


Have you tried leveing it on with the battery in for a while ... Nikon D50 Digital Camera

Dead Nikon D50 in mint condition... Changed lenses with the power off. Powered back on and no LCD, or any actions at all. Flash will not pop up, no shutter noise, no auto focus. No top menu, no back menu. Did the double green button reset and the hard (hole in the bottom of the camera) resets while both on and off, with and without batteries, with and without SD card and every combination. Tried different lenses, also without a lens. Tried with two additional Nikon brand, fully charged batteries


Sounds like a power problem. Try checking voltage of battery and cleaning contacts with a cotton bud and electrical contact cleaner $8 at repco. Had a similar problem with a pentax mini slr. Verdigris (****) on battery terminals is dynamite in low cu ... Nikon D50 Digital Camera

My D50 nikon with 18-55 nikon lens takes a beautiful photos in day ligth. but in dark place in auto mode when use automaticaly the pop up flash the photos are very dark (looks like the flash ligth does not effect when I cover the flash glass the photos are looks better.


Use manual shutter speed is 80 n apptur is 5.6 ok... ... Nikon D50 Digital Camera with 18-55mm Lens

Nikon D50 Digital camera - Pop up flash won't flash


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Nikon d50 r07, r10 and will not shoot on any setting other than manual but still gives r07 message, i have read that this is a message about buffer, but i have yet to find other advice about other problems. On auto focus it will not auto focus, won't shoot on anything except manual, doesn't allow me to set aperture and light meter never shows.


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Flash Hello I am using the Nikon D50 The flash is not working. Is there a way to toggle the flash? Or to turn on the flash? Thank you


It may be broken/blown, but there is a way to toggle the flash. There is a button located on the left-front of the camera , just left of the flash and above the lens. Hold it while scrolling the wheel on the right. Best way to find out ... Nikon D50 Digital Camera with 18-55mm Lens

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I have just fixed this problem on my D90. Go to http://dieselpic.wordpress.com/2010/07/14/d90-flash-wont-stay-down-how-to-fix/ to see how I did it. ... Nikon D90 Digital Camera with 18-105mm lens

I HAVE A NIKON D40X.I CANNOT GET THE BUILT IN FLASH TO WORK.IT IS IN AUTO MODE AND FLASH IS TURNED ON.IF I ATATCH AN EXTERIA FLASH IT FIRES EVERY TIME.I HAVE TRIED IT ON ALL THE OTHER MODES,IT DID FIRE ONCE,TRIED IT AGAIN ON SAME SETTING NO LUCK.IT POPS UP ON DEMAND BUT NO FLASH.I THINK I MAY HAVE DONE SOMETHING IN MENU SETTINGS TO MESS IT UP AS I AM NO COMPUTER EXPERT.CAN YOU HELP. GOT A WEDDING IN MEXICO IN 4 DAYS.DAUGHTER IS EXPECTING GOOD PHOTOS.


In Auto mode the flash will only fire when the camera thinks it needs it.Only in the PASM modes do you get to decide whether to use the flash or not. ... Nikon Digital Cameras

I bought a used Nikon coolpix 5700, worked fine for awhile, but now when I turn the camera on and press the release button the flash will not pop up or work, in the view screen the "SB" shows in the view finder with a flashing red dot, I have followed all the basic troubleshooting solutions but it still wont flash when it is suppossed to, what could be the problem?


You don't state whether this happens all of the time or only when the \015\012flash is active.If only when active, then the user manual ... Nikon Coolpix 5700 Digital Camera

The flash on my Nikon D3000 won't pop up (regardless of the setting) and when I go into "Shoot" (from the guide menue) and then into "Easy Operation" the camera is set at No Flash but I'm not given the option to change the setting and says "The camera is now on "Auto No Flash Mode" but doesn't give me an option to change the setting there either. Can you help?


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Nikon D70 I just got a Nikon D70 and it was working fine. Then i turned it on and tried to take a picture. It won't take the shot. it lets me focus the flash goes up but a "F or" shows up on the LCD and and I can't take a picture.


The "For" message means you need to format the memory card.\015\012Copy anything you don't want to lose off of the card.\015\012\015\012Locate the LCD Illuminator Button (next to LCD on top) and the Shooting Mode button (next ... Nikon D70s Digital Camera

Nikon D50, digital SLR, I was using my camera at a wedding and the flash just stopped working. The camera thinks the flash is going off - it pops up and takes them quickly but no light goes off.... do these cameras have traditional 'bulbs' could it be as simple as the bulb has blown and it needs a new one? or am i looking at something bigger than that? I am normally an old school film camera person - i dont know much about this at all... thanks kathleen


Good day,\015\012\015\012it seems that your built-in flash is busted. you can go to your nearest\015\012nikon service center and have it replaced. or you can purchase an\015\012external flash that you can attach to your unit. when looking ... Nikon D50 Digital Camera

Nikon 18-200mm VR lens doesn't seem to want to AF focus at full focal length 200mm distance. I bought this lens second hand on ebay and am not certain if there is a problem with this lens. If I try to shoot a picture at full focal length indoors it seem to be fine or relatively close shots but out side, full distance shots it wont work.The focal ring is at full focus and just turns with no change in the view finder but it needs more. I have this lens mounted on my D80. When I push the shutter


A very thin circuit made of ribbon is inside this lens. Infact they are in all electronic lenses. If a short becomes of the ribbon it starts with symptoms such as yours here. However eventually it will quit altogether not working at all ... Digital Cameras

Nikon Coolpix s9100 turns on and then freezes; no focus, will not turn off, will not take a shot; what is wrong?


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Nikon D80 first camera would just stop shooting with fully charged battery then has been flashing off in readout and wont even turn on. the camera has had little use but lives in humid south fla


Your question is not much clear. When the camera shut off?? eg, after pressing shutter, etc. Did you use original battery?? What is your camera age?PROBABILITY :Your camera might be have on/off button problem.EXPLANATION ... Nikon D80 Digital Camera with 18-135mm Lens

I have a Nikon D80 camera that is about 1 year old. I has worked fine until about 6 months ago. Sometimes when I turn it on and press the button to take the picture nothing happens. I have to wait awhile and keep playing with the button and then it will finally take the picture and act normal. This happens inside and out. Sometimes the flash will pop up outside in direct sunlight. Do I have some settings wrong or why is it acting like this?


Are you getting a Err message? If so The ERR message is not a good thing. Read page 132 of the D80 Manual. Also, try a factory reset found on page 129 of the manual. On the left side of the camera is the terminal cover, inside below the USB connector ... Nikon D80 Digital Camera with 18-135mm Lens

Turned on my new Nikon S230 and started taking shots. I was disappointed with quality as all the shots were out of focus. Even with enough lights, flash on as well as VR on. Very disappointed.


New?...take it back. ... Nikon COOLPIX S230 Digital Camera

When I turn my Nikon N90 on the screen flashes N--- and will not shoot?


Move the lens to f22 and put the lens lock on it, or maybe change the settings from Program to Manuel. ... Nikon D90 Digital Camera with 18-105mm lens

My pop up flash on my nikon d50 will not stay down


You probably have a problem with the holding pin. It has a spring that probably got moved, or the pin is broken. You could get the camera to a local electronist to help you repair it. ... Nikon D50 Digital Camera

Nikon d80 My camera seems to "lock up" after multiple shoots. When I push the shutter release halfway the in in focus indicator lights up but the shutter will not release. I have to turn the camera off and then back on to proceed. Thanking you in advance for your help. Steve


Similar problem here .. on a D40. I'm suspecting the shutter release button (after looking for lots of dependencies - like AF sensor malfunction, time from power up, auto-off timer settings..) .. since it does fire if I press the button at an angle. ... Digital Cameras

I have a Nikon D90 with a new Extreme III memory card. I can out in bright sun and often it won't click even though it has focused. It gives me a flashing F--- saying that I don't have a lense attached but I have a Tamron 18-270 on. It also gives me a r17 or21 reading in the ISO/ picture count box. If I turn the camera off, take out the battery, or zoom in and out then sometimes it will take one picture and then stall again. I am loosing some great shots. Help.


F--- IS PROBLEM OF LENS AND CAMERA CONNECTION. CLEAN THE CONTACT MIGHT HELP ... Nikon D90 Body Only Digital Camera

When I turn my Nikon N90 on the screen flashes N--- and will not shoot?


Having gone over a month without a response, I assume this is no longer a problem. ... Nikon D90 Digital Camera with 18-105mm lens
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