Having problems with your Nikon Digital Cameras ?

This is not a problem as such , i am going to the Sahara desert soon and would like to know what sort of precautions i should take with my camera , in changing lenses , lens care etc. I have a Nikon d40x . Many thanks P.


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A supply of zip lock bags and keep out the dust, and keep out the dust. Oh yes keep out the dust.
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This is not a problem as such , i am going to the Sahara desert soon and would like to know what sort of precautions i should take with my camera , in changing lenses , lens care etc. I have a Nikon d40x . Many thanks P.


A supply of zip lock bags and keep out the dust, and keep out the dust. Oh yes keep out the dust. ... Nikon Digital Cameras

When I turn on my Nikon coolpix S210, it gives me a lens error prompt. I have read posts on another website and it said everything from hold the lens out by force to turn the lens slightly clockwise while it is out to rap it slightly a few times, to changing battery to taking the camera apart. Short of taking the camera apart, I have tried them all. Nothing works. I just put alot of money into the camera buying extra picture cards, batteries, etc. NOW IT WON'T WORK! And there doesn't s


Your only other option is to take the camera apart. Sending it in would cost as much or more then a new camera. Really you don't have much to lose because right now the camera is broken. I will link you to one helpful site that has a write up tearing ... Nikon Coolpix S210 Digital Camera

I have a Nikon D40X camera with two lenses - one is 18-55 and the other is 55-200. Unfortunately, when I was at a wedding rehearsal, my 55-200 lens dropped off the pew on to the ground. It was not on the camera at the time and it has not worked properly ever since. My camera works properly with the 18-55 lens. Is there anything that can be done to fix it? Essentially, the camera can still focus, in and out, but when I try and push the button down, to take a picture, it just continues to refocus


It is broken - either you wear the cost and replace it, or send it to a lens specialist and have it reset. Without seeing it, it is impossible to ascertain the condition. Most lens repairers will give you a quote for only a few dollars.\015\012 ... Nikon D40X Digital SLR Camera Digital Camera with 18-55mm Lens

When I attach a MC4 conversion lens to my 55-200 dx lens on my Nikon D40x camera body the camera has a hard time focusing and many times will not take the phote.


The camera is spec'd to autofocus with lenses that are f/5.6 and faster. The conversion lens is costing you two stops, so it's a wonder you're getting any autofocusing at all with a lens slower than f/2.8.Unfortunately, it's tough to try ... Nikon D40x Digital Camera

A few months ago my camera started having problems. no matter how many times i change the batteries, the camera still will not turn on and when it does it flashes a quick image and then the screen goes black and it dies without taking in the lens!!! i am very VERY careful with it and have never dropped it, so i do not understand why it is not working! the Camera is only a year old and i have used it quite a few times and it has never had a problem until now.


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Why doe's my camera keep getting dirty inside i take great care when changing my lenses i had it cleaned by olympus about 2 months ago and only change the lens twice since and the pickup had dirt on it again


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Im having this same problem. I have yet gotten it solved.. have you fixed it yet? ... Olympus E-420 Digital Camera

My Nikon d40x is roughly three years old and the lens has had to have been repaired twice due to it being dropped. Lens is working fine though now. Yesterday i was getting out my car and the camera fell out my bag, the lens still works fine but now the camera is refusing to take more than 1 photo and saying "card is full". Tried my brothers memory card in it and its doing the same although his memory card works fine with his camera (nikon d60). Someone help!


Time for some "tough love"...suggest you buy one of the new Pentax point-and-shoots that are especially made for people who continually drop their cameras. This one can be dropped from 3 feet and still work. Leave the good DSLRs to the rest of us. ... Nikon D40x Digital Camera

My D80 suddenly stopped taking photos while I was in Auto mode. I noticed the flash stopped releasing. I've changed lenses, reset the camera's green buttons, switched out the card, reset the clock. It will occasionally take a photo, not necessarily in focus,and the flash will on occasion pop, but I can't figure out what the correct triggers are. Can anyone help? Lens is 18-135mm. Set Lens in in "A" and camera is in "AF"mode. Thanks much.


Hi, Also, try a factory reset found on page 129 of the manual. On the left side of the camera is the terminal cover, inside below the USB connector is the reset switch. If that does not work call Nikon digital 1-800-645-6689. ... Nikon D80 Digital Camera with 18-135mm Lens

I used the Nikon D90 with Lens Kit 18-200 mm, and I also bought the new Lens call Nikkor 75-300mm. But when I connected the new one (Nikkor 75-300 mm) in my camera and took some pictures, after that I couldn't take more because it has F33 Error. I changed the Lens Kit that error disappeared. My problem is how to fix F33 error with Lens Nikkor 75-300mm in my camera. So, anyone know how to fix it help me please.


\012That's the Nikon error message for a lens with aperture ring set to something other than the minimum (i.e. highest number).\012\012\012The camera insists on controlling the aperture ring, and to do so, the ring must be set to the minimum ... Nikon D90 Digital Camera with 18-105mm lens

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These cameras have a internal battery that holds data for the camera to keep its settings. These batteries can be replaced but the camera has to be disassimboled to change it they should be able to be changed at a local camera shop pretty cheap. ... Nikon COOLPIX L12 Digital Camera

Nikon D40X camera and AF-S Nikkor lens 18-200mm will not autofocus. The camera and lens has woked beautifully until recently when I can no longer autofocus. Camera has not been damaged and no settings changed. Please help!


To my camera don't work this solution, tomorrow i go to nikon a try to solve this problem ... Nikon D40x Digital Camera

I have a Sigma 17-70mm F2.8-4.5 Macro lens working on a Nokon D40X and Nikon D300. For medium to long distances the autofocus does not seem to work with this lens. I think it used to but now I notice that from about 40 feet away the autofocus does not work. The same happens with both cameras. Other lenses work fine so I don't think it is the camera. Is there any history of problems or is it a feature of the lens? thanks, Richard Brand


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I have a Nikon D40 which is coming upto being two years old. Recently I have noticed that the auto-focus will not work. If I manually focus I can still take photos but when auto is engaged it will not even try to focus and therefore will not allow me to take a photo. I have not made any changes to the settings and therefore I am concerned it is a hardware fault. The lens in question is the standard lens supplied with the camera and is the only lens I have so have been unable to check t


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Try to reseting to factory setting ... Nikon D80 Digital Camera with 18-135mm Lens

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Click here to read the web page for solution. It's free to fix. You need to scroll down the page, as it has many re ... Nikon Coolpix S1 Digital Camera
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