Having problems with your Nikon D80 Digital Camera ?

I cannot seem to figure out how to turn off the camera display on my D80 when looking at pics I took. Its just a display of the specs of the camera its says things along the lines of Camera: Nikon D80 Shutter speed Metering all that fun stuff. I know this is a dumb question but how do I turn it off?


Answers :

Simply press the 4-way switch up or down to cycle through the display until you see what you like - be it data on top of the image or the image alone. The 4-way switch is the same one you press left and right to advance pictures on the display.

I hope this helps!
Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for Nikon D80 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 :

I cannot seem to figure out how to turn off the camera display on my D80 when looking at pics I took. Its just a display of the specs of the camera its says things along the lines of Camera: Nikon D80 Shutter speed Metering all that fun stuff. I know this is a dumb question but how do I turn it off?


Simply press the 4-way switch up or down to cycle through the display until you see what you like - be it data on top of the image or the image alone. The 4-way switch is the same one you press left and right to advance pictures on the display. ... Nikon D80 Digital Camera

No image on LCD screen, only irregular lines of varied coloring. When picture is snapped, it is of these lines--no image. Help. Details: I turned the camera to shooting mode but it does not display the image of what I want to shoot, but just a series of horizontal lines. If I take the shot, it shows the lines which were displayed on the LCD screen. If switched to playback mode, previously shot images show up fine. I checked the batteries; they were fine. I replaced them anyway, to no avai


I have the same problem and after doing research, I found this website. ... Canon PowerShot S1 IS Digital Camera

When I turn my Nikon D40 on, the shooting information display is on the screen. The camera will not take a picture nor can I get this display off the screen. I have tried everything- turned it on and off, removed the battery, pressed reset, etc and nothing will make the shooting information display go away.


Hi\015\012I am a camera tech. I would like to help you out. I think I told you to use toggle key on the back of camera. If not working, I need you describe more how it does not work.(can it take picture and store the picture file in sd memory card? ... Digital Cameras

Purple Screen My camera turns on, but the display screen is purple. It flashes and snaps to take pictures, but the picture doesn't come out, only a purple screen. Please help. I have a new Panasonic Lumix DMC FZ28 camera and it seemed to have just died. I was taking a picture and it stopped, the screen turned purplish with thick lines. I tried turning it off and on, but it went dead. any ideas? it's 2 mos old


If it is only 2 months old,then you still have warranty.A purple lcd, viewfinder and photo is a 100% CCD failure.If out of warranty, not worth the repair. ... Panasonic Digital Cameras

Nikon D40 hello.. I have a Nikon D40...and the display picture is not working,not even when i turn the camera on,not to see the pictures i was taken...is just not working,please help me.... My LCD display suddently stoped working. It happened before once, and automatically its started working. Please help me !


Try pressing the "info" button on the top of the camera next to the shutter button. This turns the LCD off and on to save battery life. ... Nikon D40 Digital Camera with G-II 18-55mm Lens

Error message my nikon D -80 is flahing an error message. When i try to take a photograph i hear it cycle, but nothing is taken. The automatic focus does not work. I think i might have turned the camera off by accident while it was writing a photo to my card *sighs* I have tried removing the battery, a new card, remove and replace the lens, remove lens and clean contact, and talking very sweetly to the camrea. Nothing worked and the same messages is displayed when i turn the camera on. Any advic


This may be due to the aperture ring in your lens. Try the following:\015\012\015\0121. Turn off your camera\015\0122. Move the aperture ring clockwise then lock\015\0123. Turn on your camera and try again.\015\012 ... Nikon D80 Digital Camera with 18-135mm Lens

It seems to me that Nikon Point & Shoot cameras, or at least the last 2 that I have bought, have a usable life span of approx 4 or so years before the LCD's decide not to work in turn, makes the camera non usable. I have a 5700, 3.5 years old before it stopped working & a S4, which the LCD also quit working and it is 4 years old, I think my next point & shoot will be a Canon to go along with it's big brother that I bought this year, 50D Does anyone have a solution to this Nikon problem? Stan Wil


No solution here. If you want a quality Nikon, you need to spend thousands for their professional DSLRs. Take care of your Canon and you should be very happy with it. ... Nikon Coolpix S4 Digital Camera

My nikon coolpix s5 turns on and dispay remains dark- but all settings show up on display screen- cant take picture but i can view old pictures. i have taken out battery and restarted camera but still have same problem--it looks like display is turned off--but can't find any options to control that function. thanks


The camera's ccd, the image sensor , is either faulty or has become disconnected. This is a fault that can't be fixed by fiddling with the settings. If the camera is under warranty, then return it for repair. If it is not, it may cost more to repair ... Nikon COOLPIX S5 Digital Camera

Lens error Hello, my son has a Nikon Coolpix L11 camera. Today he took it to school for the last day of class to get pictures of his friend. He says that when he took the camera out of his pocket, he noticed that the lens was half extended and open. When he turns the camera on, the lens assemply does nothing and the lcd displays a lens error. We have attempted removing the batteries and even trying fresh ones, but to no avail. I'm leary to open the camera without knowing first what I need to


HelloThe problem is that the lens has become stuck in the barrel. There are some DIY solutions you could try, but the \012probability is that you will have to get it fixed by a professional. ... Nikon Coolpix L11 Digital Camera

I am traveling through Brazil with my Nikon Coolpix S220. I had it in a ziploc bag in my sports bra. I took it out and started to look at photos when the screen turned white with gray lines. I continued to take pictures w/out the screen working and uploaded them. They appeared fine. The next day when I turned the camera on, the screen was still white and now the on button started to flash. It would not take any pictures. Now it won't even turn on. Is there anything I can do? I am traveling for t


Hi there, some how the the screen pressed and the LCD get damaged.\015\012After that you use is continue. You are lucky because camera does not sense the damaged parts. But now your camera memory detect the LCD is damaged & stop working. Th ... Nikon Digital Cameras

When you turn on the camera and look at the screen, it has lines on it...and when you take the pic along with the lines, it has some green color on some items in the picture. We have tried the pixel imagingThat help only a small amount. but still have the lines and green...just not as bad....


I have a similar problem but with red and blue lines all the time. Do your's jump around the screen when taking photos or videos? I don't have a solution yet unfortunately. I have tried reformatting my memory card or using a different card but I thin ... Olympus Stylus 790 SW / µ[mju:]790SW Digital Camera

A85 Dead During a normal session, switching from picture-taking mode to view mode, the lens would not retract and the picture in the view froze with the current image. I could not turn off the camera. After a while, the batteries got very hot, so I removed them. I took out the CF card. Later, I replaced the batteries and the put the card back in. The camera worked very briefly, but the LCD view would not work, displaying flashing lines on a black background. New batteries didn't help. The camera


I read something about the fuse going out...http://www.dcresource.com/forums/archive/index.php/t-18151.html ... Canon PowerShot A85 Digital Camera

My Camera won't take pictures, I just recently installed it and after i finished charging it, i turned it on and tried to take some pictures but nothing happened. After a few secs the Lcd wasn't displaying anyhting anymore. When recently turned on, the LCD reads 88 last and the image size icon along with the battery icon blink. The battery shows fully charged. After i turn it on i don't know if I have to wait a few minutes or what? But it won't snap the pictures.


Instal driver soft free ... Oregon Scientific DS6618 Digital Camera

I have NIKON Coolpix 7.1 MP camera. When I turn it on the screen has the line in the middle. What can be done if any to resolve the problem? The camera is 1 years old. Thanks


... Digital Cameras

A85 camera LCD shows up with pink and black lines every time a picture is taken. LCD screen displays the camera icons on LCD screen but will not take anymore photo's. Lens used to view picture status prior to photo shot but now, it consistently shows up in black. When a picture is shot, the screen then turns pink and black on the LCD screen.


This sounds like it might be a defective CCD imager. If so, Canon should fix this for you for free, including free shipping both ways. This is regardless of your camera's warranty status. ... Canon PowerShot A85 Digital Camera

Lcd display not working on nikon d40. When we turn on the camera, and take off the lens cap, the lcd display is black. we can use the viewfinder to take a photo. We can view the image after taking the photo, but can not see the image prior to taking the picture.


The D40 works the same way SLRs have worked for the past half century. Only recently have dSLRs acquired a "Live-View" capability, where you see the image on the LCD monitor instead of through the viewfinder.I realize this probably wasn't ... Nikon D40x Digital Camera

When I turn on the camera the display is perfect, when I shoot a picture, the display of the shot comes out purple and when downloaded the picture on the memory card is the same. Distorted with lines.


This sounds like it might be a defective CCD imager. If so, Canon should fix this for you for free worldwide, and may also include free shipping both ways (free shipping varies with countries). This is regardless of your camera's warranty status. ... Canon PowerShot S60 Digital Camera

Screen damage? no problems in two years until today after shooting several "best shot" in monochrome, then returning to regular shooting position in color. no drops ever and only gentle usage. I turned it off and put camera away, then on turning it back on, the LED screen displays one-third solid white, one-third grey and only one third (bottom) of actual image. it also has an odd black "lips" image across the middle of top half. various colored lines across the bright part. I took battery out f


This problem can be sent to the manufacturer if you still have your warranty...this cameras strength is its weakness the LCD is virtually unprotected. cost of repair is more than cost of used replacement. ... Casio EXILIM ZOOM EX-Z850 Digital Camera

Display My camera was working perfectly. one day, turned it on and on the screen the color is very bright white with horizontal lines all over. The pictures come out like this as well. I am having a baby in a week, i need my camera back!! please help. Thanks.


If the photo shoot out show white , the obscure (quality \015\012variation), and even horizontal line ( white lines), and so on over-exposure \015\012cases, even if the use of anti-tremor, set to default values are invalid, \015\012because the camera ... Casio Exilim EX-S500 Digital Camera

ERR message I have an err message that displays everytime i try to take a pic...i went through reset procedure and did not correct problem ..camera worked night before during a shoot..turned on next day and did not work...we dont have a nikon repair center anywhere close...i hope it something simple that can be fixed here ..it acts like its taking a pic, then message displays and goes off after about 20 sec


I'm afraid, according to the manual you have to send it in...\015\012I would contact Nikon either through their Web site or by phone. It is normally neither expensive nor complicated to send a camera in. Just pack it well to protect it and send ... Nikon D70SLR Camer Armor Smoke Digital Camera

My canon powershot a95 display screen does not show an image when I am trying to take a picture. The image that is displayed is black with white lines and varies in the amount of black and white. No matter what setting I turn to, I can not get the image to appear. It had been working fine till a couple of days ago. It has not been dropped. I get the same result when trying to view a picture of a card. Is there any way to reset the camera?


This sounds like it might be a defective CCD imager. If so, Canon should fix this for you for free, including free shipping both ways. This is regardless of your camera's warranty status. ... Canon PowerShot A95 Digital Camera

Olympus FE-230 7.1 Megapixel. When I turn on the Camera. The display screen is a light purple. Unfocused and lines through it. I thought maybe it was just the screen display but as I went to take a picture. Thats exactly how they came out. I cleaned the tip of the lense thinking maybe it was smudged or something. Still nothing. Does this happen often?


This sounds severe. I guess you have no other way than to return it t your dealer for a repair.CheersCritter ... Olympus FE-230 Digital Camera

Nikon D40 hello.. I have a Nikon D40...and the display picture is not working,not even when i turn the camera on,not to see the pictures i was taken...is just not working,please help me....


Hey climiocid,\015\012 If what you mean is your images don't display on the LCD screen after you take the picture your image review option has most likely been turned off. If your camera just never displays any images ... Nikon D40x Digital Camera

Nikon D40 Turn camera on, and it used to display the photo I was ready to shoot. Had this feature for a few weeks, now I only get the menu and a black screen How can I get that display back?


If you were seeing the image before you shoot, there was definitely something wrong with your camera.The D40 does not have a Live View feature. The display is for menus, shooting information, and image review. Not preview. ... Nikon Digital Cameras

Canon S410 When I turn on the camera there is a line halfway down the display and the the display is pink in color and seems to flow with a distortion?


For this issue i have sent to canon really surprise they change the parts and return as new....After warranty......i suggest my friends who ever using canon, they also got same service from CANON. I finalised in future also i ll go to canon only, i h ... Canon PowerShot S410 / IXUS 430 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: 0.4761 seconds