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Nikon D40X How do I get to the set-up menu?

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Re: Nikon D40X

Push the 'Menu' button, with the camera turned on, then use your joystick (the largest button on the back, which has four positions: up, down, left and right) to scroll up or down until you see the wrench icon which denotes the 'Set Up' menu. Move the joystick to the right to enter the menu, then scroll up or down to select the different features.

Just to let you know, Nikon has tutorial videos available for your camera:

They also have the Owner's Manual available: CLICK HERE If you have your serial number available, you can download the printable version, or, if not, you can always download the non-printable version.

Posted on Dec 27, 2007

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