Question about Nikon D40 Digital Camera with G-II 18-55mm Lens
I have a Nikon D40. Recently I noticed when I took a picture, the flash would pop up but not fire. Any suggestions
If it clicks when the flash is already open, it seems there would be a problem with the flash open sensor. The camera thinks the flash is closed, so it tries to open it again and it refuses to fire, because firing in the closed position would blow the bulb.
Here's a <a rel='nofollow' href='http://photo.net/bboard/uploaded-file?bboard_upload_id=42254384'>photo of the sensor in a D70</a>. The D40 flash is a bit different, but if you open it (just unscrew the two little screws in front) you'll recognize the sensor clips. Open and close the flash and see if the make contact when open.
(And DON'T fire the flash when open, or at the very least don't touch anything in there when firing or you'll get zapped.
Posted on Apr 27, 2008
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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