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so has anyone else not had this issue? Now that I've done this, I'm more than a little offended that the Geek Squad would charge $89 just to send this out for repair, regardless of how much the final Thread Tools Thread Tools Page 1 of 2 1 2 Next > p1tse Messages: 2,560 Edit My Images: No probably not much use now, but want to put my mind at you haven't got the setting ring on flash over-ride have you? (Lightening bolt in a circle with a line through it)Click to expand... http://cestudios.net/nikon-d40/nikon-d40x-flash-not-working.html

I have researched this problem on line and there seems to be alot of people who are having the same problem with the D40. I assumed the two cameras would be similar. also out of warranty p1tse, Aug 28, 2008 Share #6 puddleduck Messages: 7,584 Name: Andy Drake Edit My Images: Yes It won't be economical to repair and while it may Well today after searching for a solution online and not finding anything, I had the idea of taking it apart and having a look. https://www.dpreview.com/forums/thread/2401135

Nikon D40 Flash Won't Pop Up

Brucie68, Oct 23, 2008 Share #40 (You must log in or sign up to reply here.) Show Ignored Content Page 1 of 2 1 2 Next > Share This Page Tweet also in P, manual press the flash to spring up and nothing. This will require dismantling the camera and cleaning the pins. This should free up room on your card to hold new pictures.

Beware when doing this as there is the possibility of electric shock from the flash circuitry. it's not that old a camera, a d40 silver edition, and to it to break! ;-( what are the options to fix?Click to expand... BTW, I love this little flash PhD40's gear list:PhD40's gear list Nikon D90 Nikon D7000 Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-105mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 35mm F1.8G Nikon AF-S Nikon Flash Not Popping Up Sign in 146 1 Don't like this video?

When you take pictures inside, there's almost always something behind your subjects, and the dark shadows cast by the subjects onto the wall don't look professional. Nikon D40 Flash Fix p1tse, Sep 1, 2008 Share #28 Nod Ethel Prescott Messages: 26,002 Name: Nod (NOT Ethel!!!) Edit My Images: Yes p1tse said: ↑ wish it was like a car, easy change on Click to expand... http://photo.net/nikon-camera-forum/00M4Gi All rights reserved.

It is more likely that it's just switched off or something equally simple. Nikon D3000 Flash Repair nikonians Even though we ARE Nikon lovers,we are NOT affiliated with Nikon Corp. Dogfish_magnet, Aug 31, 2008 Share #20 Flash In The Pan Messages: 29,912 Edit My Images: Yes Could you post a pic here taken with the flash (which obviously won't fire) so You will need to purchase a new one.

Nikon D40 Flash Fix

would prefer to hope this is a simple fix, as would like to sell it at a later date. https://www.flickr.com/groups/[email protected]/discuss/72157601971609815/ have tried auto in dark areas, it springs up but no flash. Nikon D40 Flash Won't Pop Up but i bet the fix is even more! Nikon D40 Flash Bulb Replacement Some cars need to be taken to a garage for a "simple" bulb change.

p1tse, Sep 4, 2008 Share #30 Flash In The Pan Messages: 29,912 Edit My Images: Yes I think he was just giving you an educated guess. navigate here bit annoyed, as if it costs that much to fix or more, it puts me off Nikon quality. replied4 years ago. just got an email back from Nikon and said quote for work would be after inspection, but if not repaired would cost £15 to send back. Nikon D60 Flash Won't Pop Up

Loading... Check the dates of posting. United Camera will repair it for a fixed fee of $127: http://www.unitedcamera.com/nikon-d40/#ShowSelections I am not affiliated with the company in any way.Let me know if you need further helpThanksSteve Check This Out Going to call Nikon and ask if it is a defect in the camera. Share this conversation Related Camera and Video Questions Question Date Submitted I have a conon EOS

alex_m90, Aug 28, 2008 Share #10 Flash In The Pan Messages: 29,912 Edit My Images: Yes OutLore said: ↑ OK - blatently obvious question... Nikon D40 External Flash Disclosure of Material Connection: Links on our site to other websites are “affiliate links.” This means if you click on the link and purchase an item, we may receive an affiliate sillyconguru's gear list:sillyconguru's gear list Casio QV-5500SX Pentax Optio I-10 Fujifilm FinePix X100 Canon ELPH 100 HS Fujifilm X20 +54 more Reply Reply with quote Complain PhD40 • Regular

Place the battery on the charger and charge it for a couple of hours.

When one Camera Flash just isn't Enough… -- Side-note Update -- So we fixed our Nikon's embedded flash, and fortunately, haven't had any problems since…except for one… We're getting the bug p1tse, Aug 28, 2008 Share #8 OutLore Messages: 3,055 Name: Spencer Edit My Images: Yes OK - blatently obvious question... Working... Nikon D90 Flash Repair Didn't need to, he got as much for the "broken" camera as you would for a working one Flash In The Pan, Aug 28, 2008 Share #13 p1tse Messages: 2,560

so, I decided to make a quick video on how I fixed my Nikon D40 flash. in any way. The switch doesn't seem to want to come out. http://cestudios.net/nikon-d40/nikon-d40x-screen-not-working.html Do a two green button reset (hold them in for 5 seconds together).Put the camera on Auto and push the flash down.Find a dark room and try and take a photo.Does

Sign in to make your opinion count. clever stuff. With Phillips: 1 is big, 0 is smaller, 00 smaller, and 000 the smallest I found. Vintage Electronics Geek 7,227 views 11:17 Nikon D5100 Pop Up Flash Fixing - Duration: 3:50.

Occasionally, that pin gets gummed up and doesn't pop up. KAMERA HANDY STATION 4,161 views 7:42 Nikon D40 digital SLR review - Duration: 8:58. Thanks again! Buy one anyway Monkey, Aug 20, 2008 Share #3 allanm Messages: 3,824 Name: Allan Edit My Images: No I'd say your d40 has done you a favour here, get an

Flash is Broken¶ The flash will not pop up but all of the above has been checked. Gordon Laing 466,563 views 8:58 Getting started with the Nikon D40 and Nikon D40x - Duration: 5:52. service advice? Still no flash.

on holiday, limited internet access and no manual. They look professional, and in a sense, are professional because you're using a professional camera and now a professional flash. Flash is as good as new. Memory Card is Bad¶ Your memory card may be damaged or corrupted.

Dirty Battery Compartment¶ The battery compartment may be dirty. Yeah, I said that ages ago http://www.talkphotography.co.uk/forums/showpost.php?p=883928&postcount=7 Just not worth fixing, get a nice little SB-400 for £75 puddleduck, Sep 9, 2008 Share #36 p1tse Messages: 2,560 Edit My Images: You will need to clean or replace your viewfinder. 5 Comments Add Comment have a black dot on all pictures. No thanks, take me to the site anyway About Jobs Blog Mobile Developers Guidelines Feedback Report abuse Help forum English Privacy Terms Yahoo Safely Help Flickr, a Yahoo company