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D40x hi i've just got a 55-200mm lens which has AF and VR since i put the lens on in the view finder bottom right i get a R09 or R11 come up and it wont take the picture i'm new at this could you please help or tell me were i find the R codes thanks alot for now. Martin

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The r codes just indicate that you have that many shots in the image buffer. It is not an error indication.  Depending on the mode, the camera either will or will not allow you to take the shot when the image is out of focus.  Make sure the lens is set to A for auto, and try to focus on something outside in good light with lots of detail.  It sounds just like you aren't actually getting a good focus lock.

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I, too, am raising my hand on this?D40 with same autofocus problem, with all AF-S lens, 18-35 kit, 18-135, 18-200 VR, 50-200 VR. No solution after trying all above.

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