Having problems with your Nikon D40x Digital Camera ?
Blackout on LCD Image Playback
\015 Thisd has just begun happening. I take photos with my Nikon D40X. When I go to review them via the LCD, the light and lighter areas of each image are now blinking on-and-off as a black background. I have not been able to find anything in the manual or on the CD pertaining to this particular issue.\015\012\015\012Any help would be greatly appreciated.\015
It baffled me too, at first. What has happened is that the navigation dial has been (probably) accidently pressed, thus putting the display in "highlight" mode. When it is doing the blinky thing, press the down arrow to scroll thru the playback modes. A couple of presses and you'll be back to normal. This will show you the super light areas of an image, so it can be useful to avoid loss of detail in highlighted areas, but it sure looks wierd at first.
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