Having problems with your Nikon Digital Cameras ?

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?

Answers :

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.
Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for Nikon Digital Cameras

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 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

Can't get a picture on the screen - just shows black. When we turn the camera on the LCD screen displays the function choices and menu options, but will not display any image. If we take a picture using the view finder and then check for the image, nothing is displayed. We just checked the memory card, and it doesn't even take a photo. All we got was black. Any suggestions?

Check the SD card, they have sliders on them which lets you "lock" the card so nothing can be put on or taken off of it. Make sure that is off. Then go through the menu on the camera and try to format the card again. If the card is bad it should give ... Canon Powershot A1000IS 10MP Digital Camera with 4x Optical Image Stabilized Zoom

Picture camera display Nikon aw110 is not working. When you want to shoot a movie however, the display is shown. When you want to return back from this to menu or to shoot a picture, display is black again. This camera is new and has only been used once. How can this problem be solved?

... Nikon COOLPIX AW110 Digital Camera Camouflage

Hi, i have a sony alpha DSLR- A200 that is working well but now i can't get the menu display to work - when i take a picture i can quickly see the play back on the lcd monitor but if i press play or menu nothing appears on the lcd monitor. Then menu usually will show me battery life, etc but I can't find any of that..I have tried recharging the battery, removing and re-inserting the battery and the memory card and no luck. I can take photos and download them I just can't review anything on the

... Sony Alpha DSLR-A200 Digital Camera

Sony CyberShot W290. When I turn the Camera on, "USB Mode Connecting..." displays. How can I get out of this and get back to taking normal pictures? All I can do now is get to the Menu and scroll through Auto/PictureBridge/Mass Storage, etc.

Is your camera connected to the computer or any device through the USB port while you're trying to turn it on?? When it's connected through a USB connection, no pictures or modifications can be made!If it's not connected to any device, ta ... Digital Cameras

Hi, im 14 and i got a Panasonic Lumix DMC-F3 camera for christmas and have had it for about 4 months, a few weeks ago a 1cm black dot appeared on the screen. It doesnt get bigger when i zoom in and doesnt go away even when i go to the cameras menu. today i went to turn it on and another black dot had appeared on the other side of the screen, there is also a thin black line going through the middle of the screen. i have tried cleaning the lens but it didnt make any difference. Please Help me i a

This is a faulty or damaged LCD screen. The fact that the pattern of dots and lines is unchanged by zooming and appears on the menu screen confirms it.The LCD cannot be repaired, it must be replaced. As long as the fault is not due to mis ... Panasonic Lumix DMC F3 Digital Camera

I have a fully charged battery and I turn the camera on and all of a sudden I cannot get a display on the screen. It gets a few purple waves, but goes back to a black screen. I have it in camera mode and the original settings i had the camera in when i took pictures, which came out very nice. I saved all my photo's to my computer to see if maybe i filled the memory stick, but still no luck... -Sandy

The display is probably bad - it can be replaced. Try taking a picture and download the results on a computer - if it's ok, then that confirms a bad display. The camera is still usable but with a bad display viewer. ... Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-T1 Digital Camera

Menu Problem I can take photo's fine, and i get my normal preview on the LCD but when i push the menu button or try play back my images - nothing happens. In fact every button except the wheel/power on off and the "take photo" button is not working??? Nothing i press will work except to take pictures? help! It is brand new, got it two weeks ago and everything was working fine. And nothing happened to it, and i changed nothing.

Did you try calling Canon tech support or returning to retailer if the camera is really not functioning properly this soon after purchase, I'd try returning it once all troubleshooting issues have not resolved the issue.\015\012\015\012Ho ... Canon EOS 400D / Rebel XTi Digital Camera

Nikon D60. When viewing pics I get a section of the display that flashes on and off. I have no idea what's happened and I can't get back to viewing pics without the annoying flashing, it flashes black and white.

You're seeing blown-out highlights. These are the portions of your picture that have been overexposed so much that they've gone pure white and lost all detail. This is generally considered a bad thing, and the camera is warning you so. Of course, the ... Nikon D60 Digital Camera

Olympus X-42 Camera - the screen has gone white (with a few thin green/purple vertical lines). When I switch on the camera the screen is white, there is no picture or menu displayed. I have checked by plugging it into the tv, and it takes pictures and goes into menus fine - it just doesn't display anything on camera screen. I have only had the camera for a week, and have not stored it anywhere humid. Is there anything I can do to fix, or do I just have to take it to get repaired?

There doesn't appear to be a solution. I have had to send mine off to be repaired. They don't provide a camera case but it is a very necessary piece of aquipment. I was told that the screen had been pressed. I can only think that this occured when tr ... Digital Cameras

My i85 camera's lcd no longer displays what you are looking at. Just a black screen. All the menu items are there and working. The battery is charged. The power button is working as well as the lens open, but no image is available just a black screen. When I I try to take pic is showed very low light but doen't show image of pic taken when I check. Please advise. This is almost a brand new camera used only a few weeks.

The iris is probably shut closed or the CCD is bad. The iris controls the amount of light that enters the CCD (charged coupled device). Sometime the iris get moisture inside and cannot open. Or the CCD is defective. Leave it in a dry environment for ... Samsung i85 Digital Camera

Hi...I have a Nikon d3000. I used it a few weeks ago and put it back in its case. When I got it out tonight and turned it on it displayed the message, Error turn camera off and back on. I did this several times and it did not help. I even tried resetting it by pushing in the black button on the side. Please help!

This is usually caused by the motor in the SQ unit developing either a dead spot or a short ... Nikon D3000 Digital Camera

The screen on my Canon PC 1130 displays old photos and videos, as well as all the menu options but NOTHING ELSE. So when I turn it on all I get is a black screen with a menu.

Sounds like you have a bad CCD. I would definitely contact Canon to see what your options are on having this repaired. Just explain to them that you have a bad CCD and are looking to get it serviced.Good luck from Darntoothysam.com ... Digital Cameras

Nikon D40 I am only getting technical information in my LCD--I want to restore the camera to its original settings, but even though I have the digital Field Guide, and have looked at the owner's manual, have selected "Rest" in the menu, I can't seem to get back to having my LCD display the image at which I point he camera. Thanks for any information you may provide. [email protected]

While viewing the picture press the up arrow on the arrow pad. It will scroll through the index (the one you are stuck on), highlight, histogram and then back to normal view. ... Nikon D40x Digital Camera

I wanted to put black and white in my camera (Power Shot SD 870 IS). I did the following steps: -Menu -Configurations -Format memory card -And without knowing I press OK ALL OF MY PICTURES WERE GONE!!! I really would like to know if there is a way I can get them back!

Once pressing the button, i'm afraid there is no way to gt them back.\015\012\015\012Sorry :( ... Digital Cameras

Finepix 59500 We have a problem with our camera. Suddenly the display on the back has gone dark and there appears to be a problem with light getting in. It is also affecting the images that we are taking with the camera. When we press the info button it shows a small amount of grey in the graph but otherwise it is all black. Need it for a job tomorrow so any advice would be welcome!

We think the aperture is stuck open on the camera. I am afraid our solution is to buy a new one. ... Digital Cameras

Have imported several pics to i photo this morning... Put card back into camera to take more pic..... Displaying write protection... What is this how did it happen and can I get rid of it please help I am going away nxt week and need my camera thanx

Take the card out of the camera and check if you slid the switch on the side to the write protect setting. Slide it in the opposite direction and reinsert the card in the camera. Please note it is a tiny switch. I hope this helps. ... Nikon COOLPIX P4 Digital Camera

My fugi finepix s1500 is displaying the Frame No. Full on the screen. Everything I have read says just to go into the menu and change it from continuous to renew. I did that and it worked but then my camera turned off and the Frame No. Full is back on the screen and I can't get it to go away no matter what I do. How do I fix it?

... FUJIFILM Finepix S1500fd Digital Camera

I have a sony cybershot, model DSC-W55. when i press the power on button, the camera does not turn on as it usualy does. instead, i get a black screen with the word Access on it. (also, when i turn the camera on, the lenses keep going in and out more frequently than before.) so the screen Access screen is just there right now, but when i click buttons like menu or display it makes beeping noises and it says 'press power on and off again '. i can still view the pictures i've taken but can't seem

You can try contacting Sony - maybe through online chat if its available for free. From what you have described, it sounds like a hardware failure. Contact Sony, and if it is a hardware failure, they will replace it for free. Or, if you have bought i ... Sony Digital Cameras

Sd110 lcd My LCD did not work, canon repaired it....GREAT! but 2 weeks later it died. It was blank so I send it back and canon says they want money to fix. Damn.. It still takes photos with no problem. I cannot access any functions because the LCD won't work. I've tried the Display button and got the black and white screen of death. I have to take the card out to transfer photos. Canon says"UNIT HAS IMPACT/PRESSURE TO LCD". Do I need a new LCD or what. thanks, steve stokes

I have had my LCD screen go out in my small point and shoot as well, though i did not even bother with my company for the warranty was far expired. You could do a couple things. You could buy an LCD screen off ebay, or anywhere you can find it ... Canon PowerShot SD110 / IXUS IIs Digital Camera

Polaroid i733 7.0 digital camera won't work. I usually use digital rechargeable batteries, but have also tried duracell ultra and energizer lithium batteries. The camera will sometimes turn on and the lens will come out, but that's it. Nothing will display on the screen, it just stays black. I can't even get the lens to go back in. The camera is only about 3 months old. Help! Sharon

My daughter just had this problem with her camera. The camera was off with the lens barrel extended. When I looked at it closely, I noticed that the inner part of the lens barrel was at a slight angle to the camera. I pushed firmly on the low side ... Polaroid i733LP Digital Camera

Trail sentry HI People; I have a 11-9000C and after setting it up I get the 0 then I'm waiting on the first shot to see if the camera is working. In about one minute the display shows SLP then shuts down. I can push the menu button and it come back to 0 setting like the beginning. Have you ever seen this before? Thanks Laurent

The SLP stands for sleep mode make sure that you have a san disk memory card this card is what you should use in a bushnell trail camera.Do not go above what gig they tell you in your manual,try a set of new copper top alkaline duraclells.If your mem ... Bushnell 11-9000 Digital Camera

Whedn I turn on my camera which is a digital ixus.i the screen does not focus on the image to be taken but is a blank black screen with icons from the menu in each corner. How do I get the working screen back onto the camera. Thanks.

Hi.\015\012\015\012\015\012If that was just a setting problem, you would have been able to reset the camera simply taking batteries out for one minute.\015\012\015\012\015\012Ixus cameras do not have any internal battery or no ... Digital Cameras

Just purchased Nikon S570 less than a week ago. After taking 10 or so pics today while out on a hike, the camera locked up saying it could not read the card. It would not allow me to take anymore pics. It would not allow downloading of pics off the card either as it locked up my computer when I tried to download the pics. Also, the camera has locked up while I was trying to set menu options several times over the last couple of days. I have simply turned it off and then back on again to get it w

I simply returned the camera to Best Buy and asked for another one after describing the problems I had with it. I have not had any issues with the replacement camera.... ... Nikon COOLPIX S570 Digital Camera

Display problem Hello, I've had my SD1000 for less than 3 months. Sometimes the display goes black, I can still access the menu options and if I slide the button to review images they will display on the LCD panel. But even if I've just powered it on, the LCD is black, if I take a picture anyway, the picture is also black. Sometimes if I turn on the camera and turn it off again a few times it starts displaying correctly again. Is there a hardware problem with my camera or is this something I sho

I had the same problem with my SD1000 and was so frustrated with reading all of the troubleshooting "solutions".... After a couple of days researching, I finally stumbled upon a site that actually suggested turning the unit off and "slapping" it a c ... Canon PowerShot SD1000 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: 0.2932 seconds