Having problems with your Nikon D70s Digital Camera ?

Nikon D70 Shutter Problem

\015 I have had my Nikon D70 for about a year now, I purchased it used. A couple months ago the shutter began malfunctioning. First, when you push the shutter release down there is no reaction and ''E r r'' flashes on the top LCD. After awhile, if you release the shutter, the mirror will go up, but not long enough or very smoothly. ''E r r'' still flashes. This does not happen all the time, but it seems to malfunction at the worst moments, right before I'm going to take a picture. I have since upgraded, but I would like to know how much this problem may cost to fix. I'm trying to decide whether to fix it first or try to sell it as is.\015

Answers :

I have a Nikon D70 which failed completely but exhibited similar symptoms.
\015\012I was fortunate in that I had taken out 3 years free warranty at the point of purchase and therefore saved the £90 (sterling) repair cost.
\015\012Nikon cameras are designed to be robust and should give a lifetime's service. Most should give 150,000 shutter actuations.
\015\012There is a piece of free software available on the Web that will tell you how many actuations were recorded on your recent photos.
\015\012Unfortunately, in the fast moving world of digital cameras, the value of a 2nd user older camera is very low.
\015\012You need to decide if you were outgrowing this camera body and want to replace it with something better or whether you would be lost without it. My repair took more than 1 month and I was not able to take any photos during his time.
\015\012I hope this helps.
Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for Nikon D70s Digital Camera

Tips for a great answer:

- Provide details, support with references or personal experience .
- If you need clarification, ask it in the comment box .
- It's 100% free, no registration required.

Suggested Questions/Answers :

Nikon D70 Shutter Problem


I have a Nikon D70 which failed completely but exhibited similar symptoms.\015\012I was fortunate in that I had taken out 3 years free warranty at the point of purchase and therefore saved the £90 (sterling) repair cost.\015\012Niko ... Nikon D70s Digital Camera

I have this problem too. Nikon D70 will snap shutter halfway and takes another push on the button to open it back up again. No picture results. not on time delay I don't think as it does not buzz and eventually open up. Err message after first half click.


Is it not opening up the shutter to take the images? Please elaborate the issue in some more detail. ... Nikon D70s Digital Camera

Nikon D70 (new 2004) Shutter release will not take picture


I've got a D70 and never had this issue. I bought mine around the same time frame. Thanks for the info! ... Nikon D70s Digital Camera

Nikon D70 shutter sticking


... Digital Cameras

Purchased the D90 with 18-105 kit lens yesterday. Took it home started playing with it and after abt 5 clicks err came up on the screen. Consulted the manual talked about shutter release but if the problem persists to contact Nikon. Since i have read on a few blogs that there is a Nikon shutter problem bug....any ideas??? Thx Gabor


According to and directly from Nikon:When you see Err on the control panel, LCD monitor or viewfinder of your digital camera it refers to a camera malfunction. Try the following:\015\012\015\012\015\012\0 ... Nikon D90 Digital Camera with 18-105mm lens

NIKON D70 I have a Nikon D70 Whilst taking a series of photographs I get through to about 40 images then the camera stops shooting and the format card display comes up on the display. If the CF card is removed the images taken are ok and can be down loaded. If the card is then replaced without deleating the images then further images can be taken until the problem re-ocurs. I have tested the camera by taking a full card of images all at once and there is no problem. The issue seems to ocur if th


Problem in card holder repair or replace ... Nikon D70 Digital Camera with 18-50mm Lens

Nikon d70 slow shutter / orange pictures


What mode are you shooting with your camera?? M, A, S, or P?? let me know, Barry [email protected] ... Nikon D70s Digital Camera

Nikon d40 i"ve a nikon d40 camera when tryed the shutter release button it shows error press shutter release button and try again The same problem, Err: Press shutter release button again.


Take the lens off and continue pressing the shutter untill it doesn't react anymore, you should then have a normal menu without the error message.Put your lens on and you're all sorted.Cheaper and less hassle than sending it to Nikon.olly ... Nikon D40 Digital Camera with G-II 18-55mm Lens

I one of the nikon users(D5000), i want to change to D7000, but i've heard from the camera dealer said, there's a several complaints about Nikon D7000(release shutter) from the other users. Is the problem is true or not, and if it is true, was the problem's critical or can be solve? (sorry bad english)


I own a D70, D80 and recently purchased a D7000. I have under 1K on the shutter, and have had no issues. The D7000 had some issues with some stuck green and red pixels, but this was solved shortly afterwards (was the cause for the D7000 being back ... Nikon D7000 Digital Camera

Incorrect metering I have a Nikon D40x. About every 100 or so frames that i take, there is a problem with the Nikon Metering system. It incorrectly chooses the Aperture and Shutter Speed. Outdoors, it sometimes overexposes pictures. Indoors, it makes them very dark or black. Should i take this in to get it fixed? I have extended warranty...Alas, this is an intermittent problem. Thoughts?


It may be a problem with the camera, but you should be using the manual modes....they are much more accurate. if you are worried about it being a defect issue, then send it in.....I have one also, and have found it to be a bit slow on the ... Nikon D40x Digital Camera

I have a d 80 nikon and encounter following problem. when i press the shutter-release button i am getting following message error 07. I then pressed again the shutter release button. The same error occurs. Can you solve this problem ?Please advise


I dont think this is actually an error but,the "07 is just telling you that the camera is\015\012in Raw shooting mode and in that mode you can shoot 7 shots one after\015\012the other (with continuous shooting mode on) before the buffer gets\0 ... Nikon D80 Digital Camera with 18-135mm Lens

Nikon D70 I have a Nikon D70, been using it for 3 years now without a problem up until 2 months ago when I tried to take a picture the screen read "CHG" or "Charge." I assumed it meant the battery. I charged the battery for a full day thinking this would work and of course it didn't. I did the same thing for the next three days with no luck. I eventually bought a new battery and still the word "CHG" or "Charge" shows up on the screen and doesn't allow me to take any pictures. Would you happen to


Greetings,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 ... Nikon D70s Digital Camera

Nikon d2x shutter problem


... Nikon D2X Digital Camera

Nikon D3100 shutter "problem"?


Are your pictures properly exposed and are they sharp or are your pictures degraded? Is that 1/3-second you describe a delay between the time you push the shutter release and the time the picture is taken or somthing else? Check to make sure you're i ... Nikon D3100 Digital Camera

Same problem Nikon D70 err message


When you see Err on the control panel, LCD monitor or viewfinder of your digital camera it refers to a camera malfunction.\015\012Try the following:\015\012\015\0121.Remove all accessories from the camera.2.Install a freshly c ... Nikon D70s Digital Camera

Problem with digipower remote for nikon (always do 2 pictures until one). my digipower remote for nikon take always 2 pictures until just one picture when I hit the remote button. I have a Nikon D70


... Nikon D7000 Digital Camera

Error Message When I take a photo with Nikon D60 it's as though the shutter gets stuck and it gives an error message on the screen (Error! Press shutter release button again.) The top half of the photos are completely black. Also, there have been a couple of times during this problem that the shutter clicks and when looking through the viewfinder everything appears tinted. Weird, I know! Any ideas or suggestions?


Try to take off the battery and reset the camera. You can also try to remove the lens and check the mirror opening..see if there is some thing stuck there. You can try to click the shutter while the lens is removed. If this procedure didn't work I su ... Nikon D60 Digital Camera with 18-55mm lens

Shutter Disabled My Nikon D40 shutter is disabled..the message on the camera says shutter disabled recharge battery. My battery is good and charged and for giggles i bought a brand new battery and charged it and still same problem. i know the batterys are fine cause i can keep camera on forever and review pictures and never dies out but the Batt light keeps blinking low battery..


I was quated £250 to replace a buckled shutter unit can this be done any cheaper ... Nikon D40x Digital Camera

Lens -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- A friend has a Nikon 5700 (almost new) that has the following problem: When you press the shutter release, after the autofocus, the camera send the message "E r r" in the viewfinder display and in the top LCD display, and does not take the picture.beside it give on the monitor a message problem with lens does anybody have information about this problem? or do you have any idea where to ask about? Th


If it is almost new the thing to do is to reurn it to the vendor .\015\012Check out the situation with Nikon customer support. ... Nikon Coolpix 5700 Digital Camera

Shutter Problem NIkon Coolpix S600


... Nikon Coolpix S600 Digital Camera

My Nikon D2x is having shutter problems, HELP!


The only time i have ever seen this on my D2x is when the lens isnt snapped all the way on. but since you have tried several lenses, i am sure they are snapped on. this leads me to believe something is wrong with one of the contacts on the camera whe ... Nikon D2X Digital Camera

The monitor on my Nikon D50 will show the menu and other computer instructions, but no images through the lens, and I can't press the shutter all the way down. The shutter seems stuck, but turning the camera off will not solve the problem, nor will charging the battery (Tried both) Can't afford a new camera. Help!


This problem is due to the stuck of shutter ,so better you give it to\015\012service if you have warranty ,then go for it .Because repairing by own\015\012may void warranty ... Digital Cameras

Ive a nikon d40 camera when tryed the shutter release button it shows error press shutter release button and try again. i can not take any pictures. I've never had this problem before.


I found the fix for this Nikon Shutter problem and posted it on my blog.http://jacko0.wordpress.com/2009/10/13/d40x-underside/ ... Nikon D40 Digital Camera with G-II 18-55mm Lens

Nikon d90 stops working after drop on floor. looks like shutter stuck, show Err. plus lcd only display part of the image, button Live View not function to look through LCD. is it only the shutter problem or more?


You have see first visible damage. However camera should be dropped. D90 is not magnesium case. ... Nikon D90 Digital Camera with 18-105mm lens

I have a Nikon d70 SLR. I had this camera completely cleaned and tuned up 3 months ago. Recently I can not take pictures. The battery powers the camera, but the shutter wont engage. An "error" message appears on camera. It has not been dropped or damaged that I know of. Is there any reset button or any troubleshooting advice other than take it to Nikon.


Read the manual on how to do a two-button reset. Also: from the nNikon Support Page on the D70::\015\012It has come to our attention that select electrical components in a limited number of D70 cameras may, in some instances, fail affecting cam ... Nikon D70s Digital Camera
  • Start your question with What, Why, How, When, etc. and end with a "?"
  • Be clear and specific
  • Use proper spelling and grammar
all rights reserved to the respective owners || www.lionebra.com || Terms of Use || Contact || Privacy Policy
Load time: 0.1284 seconds