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Nikon D50 lcd screen goes back and forth between my image and black spots along the edge of my image. What gives?

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You're seeing the blown-out highlights. Press up/down on the multiselector to select a view you like.

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My Nikon D50 wont record a picture on the SD card and LCD screen only shows black squares where the pictures should be.


Sounds like a failure of the image sensor. Not an economical repair for such an old camera

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I OWN A NIKON D50 ,,''ITS IN "CARD IS LOCKED" MODE


Look at your memory card. SD and SDHC cards have a slide switch along one edge. The position farthest from the metal contacts locks the card, protecting it from writes. The position nearest the contacts unlocks the card.

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Nikon D50 Just Quit Taking Pictures!


The imaging board is one of the two boards on the bottom of the camera. however, black images are usually a result of a bad image sensor itself (the 'CCD'), and the cost to replace that is far more than what your camera is now worth (if it is even still available)

Jun 02, 2012 | Nikon D50 Digital Camera with 18-55mm Lens

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Black spot on pictures - cleaned lenses and inside


The spots can be in the inside of the lens settings to the CCD/imager.
If the cleaning of the lens is done well it can be a speck of dust logged in to the screen and having it on the image.
A careful cleaning in a dust proof set up is required.

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Nikon D50 Digital Camera. I cannot take a picture, the letters CHA are flashing on the screen.


SD cards have a slide switch along one edge. The position farthest from the contacts locks the card, protecting it from writes. The position nearest the contacts unlocks the card. If the switch is already in the proper position, slide it fully the other way and then back again.

If that doesn't do it, try a different card.

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I have a Nikon D50 black image on bottom of screen what is causing this problesm


If you are using the built-in flash and a telephoto lens, the end of the lens can block some of the light from the flash and that appears as a slightly rounded black "hump" at the bottom of your picture.

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It sounds to me that there is moisture in the camera. Send it to a repair centre.

Nov 16, 2008 | Nikon D50 Digital Camera

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Nikon D50 lcd problem


I'm sure that the auction/sale has ended for this, but I'll go ahead and answer it. Yes, it could be a simple loose/broken cable. But when it comes to cameras, is that a good thing? Something had to jar that cable. Nikon builds are strong, possibly the strongest. The guy who owns that camera was probably very rough with it, and therefore MUCH more could possibly be wrong it (fractures, scratches, etc.)

I bought my d50 used, but the guy I bought it from was smart enough to take SEVERAL pictures, including that of the glass, the mirror, display, everything. I had the option of buying a d50 for $150, and all it had wrong with it was a crack going along the outside of the analog lcd and down part of the camera. Problem was, how hard did he drop it? He might have even knocked the internals around!

Save yourself headaches, and most probably expensive future investments, and be sure what you're buying is in mint condition (body scratches and general wear on rubber grips, etc. aside). Most people who own SLRs (with exceptions to some professionals) cradle their cameras like it's their baby.

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Nikon D50 LCD Display does not work


NatD, The D50 and indeed most SLR digital cameras [ I have a D40 ] does not allow you to take pictures using the LCD display ... this is by design, you are meant to use the viewfinder and the image you see through it is straight through the lens via a mirror block [ called a reflex pentamirror or prism ]. When the mirror is down such that you can see the image in the viewfinder it is obscuring the sensor [ the bit that takes the picture ] and when you take a shot the mirror lifts and the picture is recorded. Its this reason that DSLR's dont use the LCD to shoot, however there are a few now available that do let you do this, such as olympus, new panasonic one and higher end Nikon and Canon cameras. Hope this explains it without getting too detailed!

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LCD Screen Blackout


This is normal. Look at page 53 of your user's manual. There, it shows in the illustration, the figure of a woman with a highlight on her forehead (#2). These flashing patches will occur anytime there are highlights in the image area. These indicate an over-saturation of light on the CCD. Usually, when you view the image on your computer, the image will look normal. You may have to manipulate the image with Photoshop when you make a print. Hope this helps.

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