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Yes, though if it's not a D or G type lens you may not have any metering capability.

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What type of lenses fits this camera


Lens mount Nikon F mount (with AF coupling & AF contacts)

Lens compatibility • D-type / G-type AF Nikkor (except IX-Nikkor): Autofocus and all functions possible
• PC Micro-Nikkor 85mm f/2.8D: Usable in Manual exposure mode
• AF Nikkor other than D-type (except AF Nikkor for F3AF): All functions except 3D Matrix Metering possible
• AI-P Nikkor: All functions except 3D Matrix Metering and autofocus possible
• IX-Nikkor: Cannot be used
• Non-CPU: Usable in Manual exposure mode (exposure meter cannot be used)
Electronic Rangefinder usable with lens with maximum aperture of f/5.6 or faster.

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Using Nikon d50 camera, I turn it on and blinking in display is FE E. It goes away but when I push button to take picture same blinking FE E shows up and won't take picture.


Turn the aperture ring on the lens to its smallest setting (largest f/number). You can control the aperture from the camera body, the same was as with a lens without an aperture ring.

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Nikon D50 with Nikon DX 18-55 lens will not focus


Hi,
Sorry to hear about your lens. If you are able to autofocus and take pictures with any other lens, then it means that your problem lies with the kit lens. If you can take picture in manual mode, but not in autofocus mode, then the AF motor in the lens in not functioning. I had the same thing happen to my 50mm 1.4 lens.

Depending on your location, there are Nikon repair centers in Melville, NY and Torrance, CA.
Hope this helps,
Andrew

Apr 16, 2010 | Nikon Nikkor 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G ED AF-S DX...

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I have this lens on a D50. At times, it does not auto focus the lens. Just it seems to go from one end to the other and the motor can be heard working. At times it works correctly but it appears to have...


Double check to make sure that the camera/lens is not set to manual mode. The next item would be to check would be to clean the contacts of lens, where it attaches to the body. Try the camera with another AF-S lens. It may be that the autofocus unit on the lens has stopped working.

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I have a Nikon D50 which I frequently interchanges lenses. My AF-S Nikkor 18-55mm lens has 3 plastic retention flanges attaching to the camera body, and two of these have broken off. Can this be repaired...


without seeing pictures, I'd say you could TRY some plastic epoxy or some type of plastic-specific adhesive. i'm assuming you have the pieces that were broken off. otherwise, i'd say get a new lens...they are relatively reasonable used.

Jan 04, 2010 | Nikon D50 Digital Camera with Nikkor AF-S...

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Nikon DX AF- S Nikkor 18-55 mm lens won't Auto focus


Is the switch on the side of the lens set to manual or auto? Sometimes it's the little things like this that we don't notice.

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My Nikon D50 camera says


It thinks that the SD card is full - try re-formatting if you have no photos there. The SD functions the same as a PC hard drive, and if the directory 'tracks' are corrupt, anything could happen. Else try a new SD card.

Jul 04, 2008 | Nikon D50 Digital Camera with Nikkor AF-S...

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Nikkor 18-55 lens autofocus problem


That usually indicates that the lens is not communicating with the camera. The contacts on the mount side of the lens may be damaged or dirty. If cleaning the contacts with an eraser doesn't solve the issue, you might want to try another lens to see if the camera is at fault. If the camera checks okay with another lens, then it is likely the the lens needs a new circuit board

Feb 13, 2008 | Nikon D50 Digital Camera with Nikkor AF-S...

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Sigma 70-300mm DL Macro Super Lens compatibility for Nikon D40X DSLR Camera


Here is Nikon's specs of lens compatibility for the D40X:


Compatible Lenses*: Nikon F mount with AF coupling and AF contacts Type G or D AF Nikkor:
1) AF-S, AF-I: All functions supported;
2) Other Type G or D AF Nikkor: All functions supported except autofocus
3) PC Micro-Nikkor 85mm f/2.8D: Can only be used in mode M; all other functions supported except autofocus
4) Other AF Nikkor*â¹/AI-P Nikkor: All functions supported except autofocus and 3D Color Matrix Metering II
5) Non-CPU: Can be used in mode M, but exposure meter does not function; electronic range finder can be used if maximum aperture is f/5.6 or faster
6) IX Nikkor lenses cannot be used
*â¹ Excluding lenses for F3AF

They do not recommend 3rd party lenses, ever

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Camera won't autofocus


Auto-focus technology on this camera is controlled by several contacts on the mount that physically mate with other contacts on your lens. It sounds like your mount may be malfunctioning due to wear and tear (if cleaning does not work). This is between $100 and $300 fix depending on which part(s) need replacement.

Oct 24, 2007 | Nikon D50 Digital Camera

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