Having problems with your Nikon Digital Cameras ?

Nikon d50 powers ok but shutter does not fire


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\015\012 If your camera is still under warranty. Try to service your camera to a qualified technecian. It is a technical problem. There might be a connection problem of your source of power sonnceting to the individual devices. These are very minute objects. Better check a service center located near your area.
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Nikon d50 powers ok but shutter does not fire


Good Day!\015\012\015\012 If your camera is still under warranty. Try to service your camera to a qualified technecian. It is a technical problem. There might be a connection problem of your source of power sonnceting to the individua ... Nikon Digital Cameras

Dead Nikon D50 in mint condition... Changed lenses with the power off. Powered back on and no LCD, or any actions at all. Flash will not pop up, no shutter noise, no auto focus. No top menu, no back menu. Did the double green button reset and the hard (hole in the bottom of the camera) resets while both on and off, with and without batteries, with and without SD card and every combination. Tried different lenses, also without a lens. Tried with two additional Nikon brand, fully charged batteries


Sounds like a power problem. Try checking voltage of battery and cleaning contacts with a cotton bud and electrical contact cleaner $8 at repco. Had a similar problem with a pentax mini slr. Verdigris (****) on battery terminals is dynamite in low cu ... Nikon D50 Digital Camera

Dead Nikon D50 in mint condition... Changed lenses with the power off. Powered back on and no LCD, or any actions at all. Flash will not pop up, no shutter noise, no auto focus. No top menu, no back menu. Did the double green button reset and the hard (hole in the bottom of the camera) resets while both on and off, with and without batteries, with and without SD card and every combination. Tried different lenses, also without a lens. Tried with two additional Nikon brand, fully charged batteries


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When shutter is depressed, get ERR message. Shutter does not release. Pressing shutter again, camera fires, but no picture is taken. Nikon D50


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Hello, and welcome to Fixya.. This is a very common and known issue with the D50 camera by Nikon. Some buyers flash only works once and then quits. Its due to the speed of which the flash pops up, it literally breaks ... Digital Cameras

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Hi pantha. Turn it on and go into the menu and find the reset function. Reset it. This will merely set it at all of the parameters it was set at in the factory. IF this reset does not solve ALL of the problems, then you will have to take it or sh ... Nikon D80 Digital Camera with 18-135mm Lens

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Your flash head pivot has come unclipped and has slid back into its hole too far. The problem can be repaired by using an L-shaped paperclip to pull the flash pivot back out to its proper position. First, remove the battery from the camera and bend a ... Nikon D50 Digital Camera

Shutter I have had a Nikon D50 for a year and half it recently when trying to take a photo came up with ERR and I had to press the button to get it to release the shutter, Is this just a case of a sticky shutter or a complete shutter failure??


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Nikon D50 -flash won't fire


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My Nikon D3 is not firing when either of the shutter release buttons are pressed when the lens is attached. Both buttons fire when there is no lens attached. I have cleaned the contacts and the battery and the battery contacts. i have tried the lenses on other cameras and theyre fine.


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I have a Nikon D60. While taking a picture it died. The battery was fully charged. Now there is No response. No power on camera. Did the power - shutter button cause this?


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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.


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Good evening I'm in Lima Peru on a medical mission away from the US for two weeks. I am on my 2nd week and my Nikon D200 stopped working. Before I left I thought the batteries were old and I replaced them with new nikon en-el3e. At home i could charge both batteries put them in and when i pressed the shutter button the control panel would go blank and I would have no power. I bought the new batteries and it worked fine for about 150 shots down here now it won't turn on at all both batteries are


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I was told my nikon D50 needs a shutter replacement. Is this problem common for D50's? Trying to decide if it should be fixe.


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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!


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Got error 99 on canon 1D MARK II. When I push the fire button I get the error message. I use nikon 24mm lens. I used it now for 2,5 years whitout any problem. When I remove the lens and push the fire button 1 time it works, the second time the error agian. Is it the shutter, the mirror, the lens?


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Forced flash will not work in auto. If you are not using 'P' mode you should. In 'P' mode it will flash everytime.\015\012\015\012That said, the many flashes does not sound right. I would call Nikon's tech help line at 1-800-nikonux. ... Nikon D70s Digital Camera

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