Having problems with your Nikon D70s Digital Camera ?

I can't seem to turn the flash on my Nikon D70 on! I've been playing around with it for hours and have read through the manual. I've followed the steps clearly, but nothing is working. The previous owner never used the built in flash. Is it possible he put some sort of lock on it???


Answers :

If nothing else it should pop up when you put the camera in A or M or S and then press the flash button on the side. It might or might not fire, depending on the light available, but it should for certain pop up. When you do this, you should hear a click and the flash should pop up. If you hear the click and it doesn't pop up, then it's jammed or glued or somehow being mechanically prevented from coming up.
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\015\012In Auto modes, you can select the flash to off with the side button and the back rotary selector. This is where the flash symbol with the slash through it tells you the flash is off. If you push the flash button in Auto modes with the flash selected off, it won't pop up.
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\015\012There are also some things the D70 can do to control external flash units that may be set abnormally.
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\015\012The best way to make sure those aren't messing you up is to select "reset to default". That will take the camera back to a base setup that should work.
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\015\012If none of these things gets it going, take it in to the Nikon dealer in town.
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