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Apperture on Nikon d2x doesn't close after 3.5-4.5

It depends on the lens used, for example: with my 35mm f/2, the only usable apertures are from 2 to 3.2, with my 20mm f/2.8 the usable range is 2.8 - 4. Thus the smaller aperture openings (from 4.5 onwards) cannot be used ( "Err" is displayed on the top screen, where the shutter speed and aperture settings are shown). If anyone knows what to do, please let me know.

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You need to "lock" the lens at the smallest aperature. With the lens removed from the camera, rotate the ring to the smallest aperture, which is the largest number (like 16 or 22). Next to that number you will see a small slide switch. Move that switch. It loocks that ring at that setting.

Remount the lens and try.

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