Question about Nikon D40x Digital Camera

1 Answer

I fully charged the battery and camera appears to be working but on automatic mode when I push down the button, nothing happens. Camera is fairly new.

Posted by on

  • kakima Jul 14, 2010

    So it works when not on automatic? By "automatic" do you mean the exposure mode or the focus mode?

×

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Vice President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 100 times.

  • Master
  • 571 Answers

This may happen if the autofocus cannot get a fix. Also if the exposure is out of range the camera refuses to fire.

Posted on Jul 14, 2010

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
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.
New users get to try the service completely Free afterwhich it costs $6 per call 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.
Goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Camera turns on, does everything it should, but when you push the shutter button, nothing happens...


What do you have the mode selector set at? That is the knurled knob top left of camera with icons for Fully Automatic shooting (Green icon under Green word AUTO). Opposite Auto are icons for Video shooting and I would guess this where your camera is set.
Set it on Auto an try again.

May 18, 2011 | Nikon D70s Digital Camera

1 Answer

When I push the power button, the lens cap comes out and on the screen is a very brief shot of what the camera is aimed at. The camera stays engaged for one second and the lens cap goes retreats back into...


Try to remove the rechargeable battery and use a battery of the same type but an alkaline like the energizer. Sometime rechargeable battery malfunctions that it seems fully charged but actually is not. If the camera continue to power on when you replace the battery it simply means that your problem is in the battery.

Nov 26, 2010 | Kodak EasyShare M1093 IS Digital Camera

1 Answer

I put in my battery after charging and the camera opened but it will not take pictures. The lens will note retract. when I press the on button the green light comes on but the camera buzzes and nothing...


Lens errors are fairly common. Usually it's sand or grit interfering with the lens extension mechanism. Or the camera's been dropped with the lens extended. Or the camera has been powered on, but the lens had been blocked preventing its extension. Or the battery ran down with the lens extended ... Unfortunately, many cameras that fall prey to this can only be corrected by professional repair. But, here are some things that you can do that may correct it. They only seem to work for less than 40% of the lens errors, but if the camera is out of warranty, they're worth a try.

Oct 24, 2010 | Canon PowerShot SD550 / IXUS 750 Digital...

1 Answer

My camera was working completely fine and then after taking a picture it just went black, lens out and not moving. so i plugged it into my computer, thinking maybe it needed to be charged, but got nothing....


Since this camera is fairly new, it may be worth your while to go to the http://www.nikon.com website and call the support repairs department. Even if the camera is not under warranty, you may be able to get repairs for little or nothing.
This may depend on if it is a common problem.
Before you call, make sure the battery is either new or charged fully.
If the camera has been dropped, accidentally got water inside, or other damage in most cases will void all kinds of warranties.
If the camera simply stopped working with full charge or new batteries, then you indeed should call Nikon.

Sep 11, 2010 | Nikon Coolpix S4000 Digital Camera

1 Answer

It turns on but won't take a picture when you push the button! I downloaded the pictures on the card because I was told maybe it wouldn't worked due to a full card. It did have 2300+ photos, but only 77...


The shutter button has a little nib on its end that can break off with age. This tiny piece of plastic extension is needed to fully depress the shutter switch inside the camera. There's a fellow on ebay that sells these with instructions (see this link). But sometimes you can get a better deal by buying a broken A520 with other issues, and just cannabalizing this part.

May 09, 2010 | Canon PowerShot A520 Digital Camera

1 Answer

Olympus Stylus 730 shuts off after few seconds. Battery is fully charged, tried a resetting: no change.


To save battery power, the camera automatically goes into sleep mode and the monitor turns off if there is no operation when the camera is turned on (when the lens cover opens and the monitor is on). No picture is taken even if the shutter button is fully pressed in this mode.
Operate the zoom lever or other buttons to restore the camera from sleep mode before taking a picture. If the camera is left for 15 minutes, it automatically turns off (the lens cover closes and the monitor turns off). Press POWER to turn the camera on.

Mar 26, 2009 | Olympus Stylus 730 Digital Camera

1 Answer

''err 99'' code appearing fairly often recently on Canon Rebel XT


To isolate the cause of the issue, do the following: -

1. Turn off the camera.
2. Remove the lens, battery, and CF card.
3. Allow the camera to sit without power for approximately 20 minutes.
4. Insert only a fully charged battery, and turn on the camera.
5. Depress the shutter button as you would to take a picture.


Does the “ERR 99′ message appear? If so, the camera may be faulty and requires a service. If it does not, then: -

1. Turn off the camera.
2. Insert the CF card.
3. Turn on the camera.
4. Format the CF card in the camera.
5. Depress the shutter button as you would to take a picture.


Does the “ERR 99′ message appear? If so, then the CF card is faulty. Try a different card. If the message does not appear: -

1. Turn off the camera.
2. Clean the gold contacts on the lens by GENTLY rubbing them with a pencil eraser or soft cloth. Keeping the camera face pointing down, also clean the gold contacts on the camera, being careful that you do not let any debris fall into the camera body.
3. Reattach your lens.
4. Turn on the camera.
5. Depress the shutter button as you would to take a picture.
If the “ERR 99′ message only appears when one particular lens is attached, then that lens should be examined by a service technician.
If you see the “ERR 99′ with a different Canon lens attached, then the camera is faulty and should be serviced.

Mar 19, 2009 | Canon Rebel XT / EOS 350D Digital Camera

1 Answer

Cannot use the camera at all


Lens errors are fairly common. Usually it's sand or grit interfering with the lens extension mechanism. Or the camera's been dropped with the lens extended. Or the camera has been powered on, but the lens had been blocked preventing its extension. Or the battery ran down with the lens extended ...

Here's some things that you can do to try to correct it. They only seem to work for less than 50% of the lens errors, but if the camera is out of warranty, they're worth a try:

http://camerarepair.blogspot.com/2007/12/fixing-lens-error-on-digital-camera.html

Jan 22, 2009 | Canon PowerShot SD1000 Digital Camera

1 Answer

Camera Frozen


Hi,

I tried Option No.1 successfully when my Panasonic DMC-FZ7K froze once:

Option No1:


1. Try turning the camera on with the battery inserted.

2. Now remove the battery while the camera is on.

3. Flip the switch on the camera to off, then insert a fully charged battery. (Make sure that the battery's orientation is correct. Also make sure that the battery being used is not damaged).

4. Now flip the camera's switch to ON again.
------------------------------------------------------------
Option No. 2:


If you can open the Setup menu then the camera can be reset which might help:

Turn on the camera.

1. Press MENU SET.

2. Press the left arrow button.

3. Press the down arrow button.

4. Press the right arrow button.

5. Now, press the up arrow button several times until the menu item named RESET is highlighted. Push the right arrow button and then select and set YES when the camera asks to be reset.

Oct 18, 2007 | Panasonic DMC-FX07 Digital Camera

4 Answers

I832


shut off the camera manualy

Jun 20, 2007 | Polaroid i832 Digital Camera

Not finding what you are looking for?
Nikon D40x Digital Camera Logo

Related Topics:

48 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Nikon Cameras Experts

kakima

Level 3 Expert

102366 Answers

Donald DCruz
Donald DCruz

Level 3 Expert

17130 Answers

Ric Donato

Level 2 Expert

225 Answers

Are you a Nikon Camera Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...