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I cant change the shutter speed in manual mode on my nikon d40x, the wheel doesnt seem to be working

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SOURCE: Canon Rebel XT I can't change aperture or shutter speed in manual mode

You may try this. Reset all in the menu setup.
What you will be doing to to reset all the settings back to factory settings. Then you will want to go through the settings and reset them the way you prefer.

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SOURCE: Nikon d40x shutter stuck

The manual (pg 112) simply, and unfortunately, states this message "Press shutter release button again. If error persists, consult with Nikon-authorized service representative".

Some questions that might help: have you had the camera in some extreme conditions, damp, sand, etc. Clean the shutter button really well. Maybe use a small air blower and clean in the shutter release creases.

In the end, if the error continues, it will need to be serviced.

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The camera has a bad shutter or a bad sequence plate motor .

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SOURCE: Nikon D60 Digital SLR--Slow Shutter Speed

Your're probably using a flash with TTL disabled. So 1/200 is the highest sync possible with that kind of flash. Did you try removing the flash off the body and setting faster shutter speeds?

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check the lence is working properly then the focusin option is auto or manual the auto focus 18-55 lence is properly fixed on mount or not

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Nikon D40x has suddenly stopped working in Bulb-mode.


Did you accedentely rotate the mode dail? because as soon as your not in one of the manual modes, you are not able to decide what goes on. In auto (green camera logo) the camera does his own way.

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How do I use the ML-L3 remote with a Nikon d40x?


Set the shooting mode to one of the two remote modes. The quick-response remote mode fires the shutter when you press the button on the remote. The delayed remote mode gives you two seconds to hide the remote behind your back before firing the shutter.

Press the Info button. Use the direction keys to the shooting mode (along the right side, fifth from the top). Press OK. Use up/down to select the remote modes (the two at the bottom).

For full details, refer to the "Shooting Mode" section in the D40x manual.

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I have a Nikon d40X. When I attempt to take a picture, the shutter speed is EXTREMELY slow. Because of this, my pics are all blurry. I am not sure what caused this to start happening. Can someone please...


Steve - the Nikon dSLR cameras are very capable. Check the position of the mode dial:

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The image above has it set to "P" or Program mode. Change it to "AUTO" and take a picture of a well lit scene (preferably outside in the daytime). You should get a properly exposed image. If the mode dial is set to "M" or Manual mode, the shutter speed is probably too low, and the aperture either too small or large if the image is dark or light, respectively. You'll have to turn the knobs on the front AND rear to adjust BOTH shutter speed and aperture (f-stop) to find the right combination of exposure time and aperture opening allowed into the camera to suggest motion (more blurry with a slow shutter - or more sharp with a fast shutter), in addition to DOF or depth of field.

You may have a similar issue when set to "P". If you are in this mode, the camera will attempt to determine the best shutter and aperture settings for you. You can veiw the settings chosen in the view finder. Likewise, you may override either shutter speed or aperture changing the aperture OR shutter speed control knobs. The camera will automatically change the other - to provide a properly exposed image.

Review the manual here. Page 39 details the mode dial and how it works. Page 18 discusses the
"Digital Vari-Program" modes depicted by the icons, and the "AUTO" label. These modes should be avoided, unless you are happy with "snapshot" type pictures. The most creativity will come from using the camera in one of the other modes: M,A,S or P. Taking the time to learn them will greatly increase your enjoyment of the camera and resulting images.

I hope this was a good starting point for you & good luck!

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Nikon D40X In Program mode (P*) I can not change settings. Nikon's video show it is possible to do this using the command dial. Any suggestions ?


Program: Puts the camera in charge of aperture and shutter speed, though all remaining camera settings are available. You can vary the combination of aperture and shutter speed the camera has selected by rotating the Command Dial.
from: http://www.imaging-resource.com/PRODS/D40X/D40XMENUS.HTM
The camera takes care of the shutter and aperture settings, and you control the other stuff...(presumably white balance, focus points...etc.?). I hav ea D70 and using the thumb wheel, I can, on 'P' mode, set the aperture...but the shutter speed is always 'auto' as far as I can tell.
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How do i set the shitter speed on a nikon d60???


First port of call would be read the manual. You can usually download them from various websites in PDF form.

Shutter speed can be adjusted in the 'TV' mode and 'Manual' using the selector wheel.

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I have the D40x. Only thing i can think of is the little sensor thing on the front down and to the left of the release button. If you have your finger over it, the flash don't work and the focus won't work right. "Infrared assist" in the manual. Myself, I use the sb400 strobe flash cause the popup flash uses too much power from the camera battery.

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