Having problems with your Nikon D70s Digital Camera ?

Camera will frequently auto focus but then fail to shoot. Repeats failure on all modes, and with alternative lens'. Nikon USA will not repair (non domestic product - bought in Singapore), but Nikon UK have looked at it, but have said there's nothing wrong with it. Am frustrated beyond belief, and am ready to through in rubbish. Hope you can help. Alex



Answers :

If they said it is nothing wrong with it physically than you should at least try a firmware update or reinstalling the original firmware ..I found on the support site firmware for d70 ..but there seam not to be any for D70s ..so It is your call if you try the d70 or not ..
or ..just look around on the internet in forums maybe you find the update somewhere ..or write to the support and ask them at least for the original firmware to reinstall it ..cause it seam to be damaged ..
here is the one from Nikon ...but for d70
http://support.nikonusa.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/13580/session/L2F2LzEvdGltZS8xMjk1Mjc0ODQyL3NpZC96cUFua2lraw%3D%3D
Hi.

You are not the only one with the problem.

Try performing soft reset and hard reset: soft reset is done pressing the "meter icon" and the "bkt" \015\012button at the same time.Hard reset is done using a tip on the pinhole switch located at the bottom of the camera.

Try shooting with different lens and no memory card. Both parts can give the problem.

Test using a replacement battery.

Try performing firmware update. See: D70 firmware

Here a forum on the same problem: Nikon D70 Won't fire
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