Question about Nikon D50 Digital Camera
I am not sure why, but the auto focus on my Nikon D50 is suddenly not working. I have tried cleaning the lens, changing the AF/M button back to AF, but it still does not work. When I switch to manual focus the camera takes blurred pictures. What could be the problem? Please help!
I assume the AF/M switch on the body is set to AF as well? This has not been mentioned but the D50 has two drive systems for AF.
Posted on Apr 05, 2008
Did you or someone you know recently drop the camera?
I have had two of these lenses and both have had issues. One had a similar issue and was repaired under warranty.
Here are a few troubleshooting steps:
-Do you hear anything when you try to focus (motor, etc)?
-Looking inside the viewfinder as you try to focus manually, does the green dot on bottom left ever appear (indicating focus lock)?
-Does lens move when set to "m" and you twist the focus ring?
-If lens moves when you twist, can you see the inner glass "eye" getting closer or more distant to the outer glass on the lens?
-Is A/F assist on? Set to ILLUM? If so, find a darker area and set camera to "Auto". Light should come on to A/F assist indicating the camera body is attempting to focus.
I agree with other poster: take camera to Ritz or other shop and ask them if you can check out a few lenses. Mount them to your camera and see what happens.
Posted on Mar 28, 2008
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Jul 02, 2014 | Nikon D50 Digital Camera
Aug 27, 2009 | Nikon D50 Digital Camera with 28-80mm Lens
Jul 07, 2009 | Nikon D50 Digital Camera with 18-55mm Lens
Jan 15, 2009 | Nikon D50 Digital Camera
Oct 24, 2007 | Nikon D50 Digital Camera
Apr 19, 2007 | Nikon D50 Digital Camera
338 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!
Step 2: Please assign your manual to a product: