Having problems with your Nikon D70s Digital Camera ?

R05 problem using d70, camera will not take a photo in autofocus

\015 I purchased a used d70. It worked fine for a couple months. For seemingly no reason one day, it would not take a photo using the autofocus. It gives me "err" and "r05" in the window, and will not take a photo. It feels like the lens is spinning some, and wont take a photo. It was working in manual mode with manual focus, but after I took the lens off and placed it back on, it will now not take a photo in any mode or setting. I have taken the lens off, and placed it back on. I have also tried another lens that I have and I get the same problem. I have tried resetting it, and I still can't take a photo in any mode. Please help!\015

Answers :

It is actually an error message generated by your compact flash and means that the card is no longer readable. A lot of D70 owners have reported this error without being able to find another solution other than reinserting the card or changing the card to a different brand. You could also try cleaning out the memory card slot and check to see that all pins are aligned and not bent.
Good Luck,
Jeff
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