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Nikon D70 flash doenot fire

Hi my nikon d70 flash is not working. its showing r10 in the lcd panel. well the expose is taking place but no flash firing. can any one tell me how to set or repair it as my self being an camera service engg.

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Re: nikon D70 flash doenot fire

I don't know if this will help, but I just discovered a reset button on the d70 near the usb port; it's worth a try.

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Re: nikon D70 flash doenot fire

Just fixed the flash on my girlfriend's D70. Problem was with a contact point inside the camera. I used a toothpick to fix it.

You can view my solution and more details here:

Posted on Nov 08, 2010

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My Nikon D70 use to make great pictures in doors, now all my pictures has a yellow tint, have I changed something I shouldn't have. side flash flashes but pictures are still dark. top flash won't open even if you press the button beside it.

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Re: nikon D70 flash doenot fire

According to my information, the camera may need a new flash PCB (printed circuit board). Check the repair service search on this site for someone in your area. The part number for the circuit board is: 1S014-020-1 and runs about 50$

Posted on Jan 10, 2008

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