Question about Nikon D40x Digital Camera

1 Answer

Faulty d40x hi i bought a d40x off ebay the other day and couldnt wait to start snapping.... problems: - The error message "initialization error. Turn camera on and off again" appears. Upon turning the camera off and on again, the same message appears. After several times trying it still does not work. Also, the menu screen appears, and just keeps flicking from menu to menu constantly. As well as this, on the playback mode, the picture of the image displayed keeps zooming in as far as it will go without being prompted to do so. I have read the manual and tried everything I can including reseting the camera, but still the problem(s) have not been resolved. PLEASE can someone help me i would be indebted!

Posted by on

  • joyc3y Jul 24, 2008

    Thanks, thats a good idea, and it is actualy what a friend said to me, that there is a possibility that one of the buttons is stuck.

    Im just scared of breaking the camera; would I need to open up the camera, or try and pull the button out?

    ps
    to cammedic, and all other problem solvers, just want to say I appreciate everyting your doing and think its fantastic that your prepared to give up your time to help others. Thank you very much!


×

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
  • 667 Answers

I would start by looking at all of the push buttons on the camera. One may be stuck down.

Posted on Jul 24, 2008

  • Kevin Pettit
    Kevin Pettit Jul 24, 2008

    You are welcome. I think just doing an external check of all the buttons to see if they feel 'springy' would be the best approach. No dis-assembly required

×

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.
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

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

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

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Nikon d40x


That's a shutter error. Something is preventing it from opening properly, usually a mechanical problem. If it's still in warranty, send it in. If not, you can take it to a repair shop but the cost may be more than just buying a used one on eBay. Sorry. If it's any help, you can sell it on eBay as "For parts or not working", describing the error, and get some money out of it.

Oct 08, 2013 | Nikon Cameras

1 Answer

When I press the button it gave me ,erreur.appuyez of the shutter button again


This is usually caused by a failure of the motor in the SQ unit. However if that error message is not a typing error, then you also have circuit damage of some sort.

Motors are available on Ebay. Nikon stopped selling parts July 13, 2012.

Mar 20, 2013 | Nikon D40x Digital Camera

2 Answers

Im trying to send a payment but receive this message " Sorry, we could not complete your request at this time. Please try again in a few minutes. If this problem persists for long time, please...


its a hiccup on ebay servers, i have experienced it myself, i couldnt send a payment for over a day. It will rectify itself in time. Just leave it for a few hours then try again

Apr 01, 2011 | eBay Auctions

1 Answer

Hello, I have a laptop Dell Inspiron 1501. A two days ago I reinstalled Windows Vista, because I've had some problems wih my internet connection and some other. So I installed it and everything is ok,...


Hi!

It is not yet the end for your machine. The error codes refers to a faulty hard drive. You'll need a new hard drive for replacement and that will fix the problem.

Should you have any other questions just leave a message.

All the best!
Musicaddict

Sep 15, 2010 | Computers & Internet

1 Answer

My D40x shows a message Lens not attached


Your lens is faulty - have you dropped the camera?

Jan 22, 2009 | Nikon D40x Digital Camera

1 Answer

Steering error


I had this same problem. I kept getting the check steering assist message on the dash of my 2001 licoln continental, and two weeks later my entire tire blew off. The power steering control connector was bad, and when it couldnt go any farther the hoses snapped an the preesure blew the tire off as I was driving. To fix all the damage cost 900 dollars. Maybe you can avoid this by taking it to a shop now. I waited and it could have cost me my life.

Dec 17, 2008 | 1997 Lincoln Continental

5 Answers

Faulty nikon d40


I had the same error message, the camera is less then a year old, however, I was taking up to 800 pictires every weekend of my kids soccer games, then a 6 month trip to the Pursian Gulf, that is when it started, I got back home, took it right in, and one year later after a few visits and calls trying to find out where my camera was, I finally got an answer back, they said I needed a new shutter which will cost $300, They said I should just by a new body for $400. What Nikon does is set that error message to pop up at about 35000 shutter releases, and you can't do a thing about it, once they hooked my camera up to thier system the said I had over 36000 shutter releases, where the average person takes 10000 a year and they want you to replace the body every 3 years....so before buying any camera, always check out how many shutter releases you can get when you buy a camera

Rob Smith
Victoria, BC

Nov 01, 2007 | Nikon D40x Digital Camera

1 Answer

Power will not stay on


Sounds like its shutting down because of the b+ regulation circuit isent working and going into HI Voltage shutdown or theres a fault in the horizontal drive circuit. If your not a tech and now about serviceing the HI VOLTAGE in a tv set then PLEASE seek a service tech to assist you with this repair. Sorry i couldnt assist you more with this. Good Luck

Jun 25, 2006 | Philips 43PP9202 43" Rear Projection...

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

Related Topics:

170 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Nikon Cameras Experts

kakima

Level 3 Expert

101580 Answers

Steve

Level 3 Expert

3287 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...