Question about Nikon D80 Digital Camera with 18-135mm Lens

1 Answer

Everytime I connect the 70-300, lens, I get error code fEE and cannot take pics. When the smaller lens is on, it works fine. I made sure the aperature dial was locked but still nothing. It is our yearbook staff's camera (only a year old) and worked fin at first, and now fEE. HELP!

Posted by on

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Greenhorn:

    A rookie expert who has answered 20 questions on their first day.

    Cheetah:

    An expert who has answered 20 or more questions within one hour.

  • Contributor
  • 54 Answers

It might be error of the lens, maybe the flexy-cable inside the lens is ripped.

Posted on Jul 23, 2013

Ad

6 Suggested Answers

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.
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.
Goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad
dbarchitect
  • 150 Answers

SOURCE: lens error coolpix l6

The lens is probably stuck with a piece of dirt or something jamming it. You could gently try and pull on the lens with a slight turn in each direction to see if you can dislodge the particle.

Some individuals on the internet have felt comfortable enough to try and disassemble the camera to reveal the parts of the lens drive mechanism, clean it and put it back together and this sometimes will help (but that is beyond this response) because there are enough locations on the net that describe this.

Since it's 4 months old, you may want to return it for a replacement.

Other alternatives are:

  1. Carefully use some compressed air around the lens mechanism.
  2. Take the camera back and get a replacement, or
  3. Talk to Nikon and get it serviced.

Hope this helps, if it does, please choose FixYa!

ThankYa!

Posted on Dec 01, 2007

  • 1 Answer

SOURCE: Lens Error - Cool Pix L6 - Camera unuseable

Dont know if this will help anyone. I had a lens error for ages. In my long lasting devotion to google serk I found that many equall contenders found that a strike with a soft book in different directiions solved the problem. I ended up beating the camera from all angles with the palm of my hand. But hey! it worked. 4 months later im looking for the cure to system error 2. If you can help wi that one.

Posted on Feb 14, 2008

VonZeppelen
  • 60 Answers

SOURCE: My camera worked fine one day, then it was in my

Hope you purchased an extended warranty. I've had two Cannon's with the dreaded lens error. Probably what happened was that while it was in your purse, somehow the power button got pressed. The camera powered up, tried to extend the lens, then stripped the gears or broke whatever mechanism extends the lens. The sad part is that if it's not under warranty, it probably not worth dumping $100.00 + into fixing it. Too bad, it's a nice 8mp camera with some pretty good reviews. I feel your pain.

Posted on Feb 22, 2009

  • 1 Answer

SOURCE: Nikon S200 Lens stuck inside

I had the same issue with my S210, so after reading other people's advice to send it in to Nikon and since that was going to probably cost me as much as the camera itself I figured it wouldn't hurt to try a little something. The lens on mine was a hair off center or had been pushed in on one side (barely - looking at yours you may be able to tell which side) - mine was in my purse also. So, I took my handy dandy skinny prying instrument (normal kitchen butter knife) took the battery out to make it try to open again, then when I popped the battery in as the lens tried to push out I pried the side I thought was a little lower back towards center...I heard a little pop and it worked! The lens came all of the way out and it's all good.

So, use gentle hands and try if you want, but don't think I warranty this!

Posted on Mar 07, 2009

Obertelli
  • 3006 Answers

SOURCE: Nikon D100 lens interface problem

This normally means that you have forgotten to set the lens aperture control to it's minimum aperture (the highest number). On the D100 the aperture control is via a wheel on the camera body instead of via the physical control on the lens aperture ring.

Posted on Jul 06, 2009

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

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

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Fee error message in monitor screen flickering, will not allow pics to be taken


My D70s gives error FEE on aperture display, when a lens is mounted with manual aperture ring. This ring should be locked on smallest aperture.
The body closes the aperture just before taking a photo, but a manual (mechanical) setting could avoid that. You can choose the aperture with the front wheel on the body.

May 23, 2015 | Nikon D70s Digital Camera

1 Answer

Fee error on d300 with Sigma lens with aperture ring


Turn the aperture ring on the lens to its smallest setting (largest f/number) and then forget it's there. You can control the aperture from the camera body, the same way as on lenses without an aperture ring.

Oct 13, 2012 | Nikon D300 Digital Camera

2 Answers

Error code eFF


This normally indicates that you're using a lens with an aperture ring, and the ring is not locked in position. Turn the aperture ring on the lens to its smallest setting (largest f/number) and lock it if the lens has a lock. Control the aperture from the body, just as with a lens without an aperture ring.

If the lens doesn't have an aperture ring, could you reply to this post and specify what lens you do have on the D100?

Dec 05, 2010 | Nikon D100 Digital Camera

1 Answer

I have a brand-new Canon PowerShot A2100 IS that is having lens problems. The lens didn't retract when I turned it off. When I turn on, all it say is LENS ERROR, RESTART CAMERA. When I restart it, it's...


In the compartment where the batteries go, there is another smaller watch battery, pull out the watch battery, and re install, and that should fix your lens error, I have a Canon powershot A700 that was getting the same error code and it works just fine now!!

Jul 21, 2009 | Canon Cameras

1 Answer

My camera worked fine one day, then it was in my purse. When I went to use it the light was on and the screen said there was a lens error. Everytime I try to turn it on now it makes a grinding noise and...


try these:-
  • connect it to pc and on it
  • vaccum the barrel of lens
  • changing mem. card and batt. for 2min.
  • shake it.
  • on and off in different positions
  • hit the part near lens softly with palm (trust me this made mine work)

Apr 03, 2009 | Nikon Coolpix S210 Digital Camera

2 Answers

Error Code FE E


Make sure the F-stop ring on the lens is turned to the minimum aperture setting. Usually 22 or 32. The camera won't allow you to shoot unless it is. It will try to warn you by flashing the FEE code.

CameraRepairs

Aug 03, 2008 | Nikon N75 35mm SLR Camera

1 Answer

Cant take pics:(


This is a generic answer:

Inside of most of the lens units, there is a servo amplifier that drives the motors for the lens operation. The servo control board is most likely defective or one of the ribbon assemblies that works with it is defective.

You would not be able to service this yourself. The lens will require factory service.

In the camera there is a communications circuit that is in the electronics. This can also give a fault condition that would give the same or a similiar type of error code.

Send both the camera and lens unit to have proper verification and service.

Jerry G.

Jul 11, 2008 | Cameras

1 Answer

Nikon D100 lens interface problem


This normally means that you have forgotten to set the lens aperture control to it's minimum aperture (the highest number). On the D100 the aperture control is via a wheel on the camera body instead of via the physical control on the lens aperture ring.

May 26, 2008 | Nikon D100 Digital Camera

1 Answer

Nikon N60 35mm camera error code FEE


Check your lens aperture ring setting. It must be set on the highest number I.E. f16,f22,f32..

Jan 16, 2008 | Nikon N60 35mm SLR Camera

1 Answer

Lcd reads system error


Apparently often related to a lens motor malfunction. My old 4300 just gave this error for the first time today. The lens extended but made a whirring noise before the message popped up. Nothing I tried would fix it - but after I drove home it worked fine again.

I had a similar problem over a year ago after the camera fell out of my backpack (it was in its own bag but not well padded). When I used it the lens stuck and refused to retract, but I don't recall a "System Error" message. After a few tries, the lens went in and it's been fine since, until today.

Make sure there's nothing (dust, dirt) stuck in the lens barrels. Otherwise, just keep turning it on and off and hope it works.

Dec 31, 2007 | Nikon Coolpix 4300 Digital Camera

Not finding what you are looking for?
Nikon D80 Digital Camera with 18-135mm Lens Logo

Related Topics:

50 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

Jeff Marcus

Level 2 Expert

115 Answers

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

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...