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I would suggest for those who will try to do this themselves they should probably buy a replacement card reader and flex as this is the most likely cause of the The one thing that I found to lessen the likelyhood of it happening is to format the card I'm usingly like 20 times before shooting, but now that isn't working as That one of my pet peeves with little digital cameras. For those not brave enough to attempt the repair then consider my comments below. check over here

so in effect is a push / pull motion going on in the CF slot, and the pins are moving ever so slightly in and out. Then I had to pull the card out and put it back in for it to pick up the card again. Pik2004 May 8, 2007 Re: Nikon D70 "CHA" Error WineMan May 8, 2007 reformatting in camera only not a cure debunix May 8, 2007 Sounds like bad sectors I also seem to now be having problems deleting images from the card while in the camera- I'm not able to.

Nikon D70 For Error

This is much easier and safer than disconnecting the cable at the back panel, but the cable and socket clamps are very delicate. I use SanDisk Ultra II cards and in fact, I had never used my 512MB card at all until this started and it happens even more with that card than the SmugMug shares Small Cameras With Big Impact in this Blog entry from BorrowLenses.

So I just put it to the side before I got myself worked up. Ten Steps to Get Creative & Authentic Family PhotographsCreating a Lightroom Preset (Video Tutorial)Nikon 24-85mm/f3.5-4.5 AF-S VR Lens Review Latest Equipment Articles Nikon Announces 70-200mm/f2.8 E FL AF-S VR and 19mm/f4 Magic Under The Lights ► November (13) ► October (14) ► September (14) ► August (16) ► July (22) ► June (15) ► May (28) ► April (49) ► March (44) Nikon D70 Card Reader Replacement I don't know what causes the problem, although I am a firm believer in paying the absolute minimum for CF cards.

Presently my only option is to delete them from the card while in the card reader after downloading the images. 2) re the Sandisk I have- it appears that I have Nikon D50 Chr Error Either way, all I know is that I have a camera that I can't depend on anymore. Good luck! https://www.dpreview.com/forums/post/23141633 Also, make sure you do not delete individual files in-camera.

Bent or broken SD camera pins. Nikon Cha Error and contributors. Last, if all these fail, I'd try to track down a new card reader fro a reputable place and simply install it as suggested. This time for good.

Nikon D50 Chr Error

If you are truly curious you could always send it back to Nikon for a look-see. __________________ Tim HarveyMushman View Public Profile Send a private message to HarveyMushman Visit HarveyMushman's homepage! http://www.tech-recipes.com/rx/11520/nikon-cameras-troubleshooting-cha-or-chr-errors/ Add just a tiny daub of solder to each joint. Nikon D70 For Error Maybe you even (ugh!) resorted to using your phone's camera instead, because at least it reliably captures images, however low-quality they may be. Nikon D70 This Card Cannot Be Used I too have found that pressing the CF card in firmly works most of the time.

Perhaps you have taken to leaving the card in-camera and using the much-slower USB interface on the camera instead when downloading files. http://windowsazure4j.org/nikon-d70/nikon-d70-for-error.html The time now is 06:50 AM. in any way. In short, this post helped me because my newer camera (d3100) doesn't autofocus some of my lenses, doesn't work as a flash commander, and doesn't have an IR sensor for use D70 Cha Error Fix

About David Kirk David Kirk is one of the original founders of tech-recipes and is currently serving as editor-in-chief. I will look around to find. The action of pushing to install and pushing to remove the CF memory card caused movement on the ribbon cable with its connector over time to intermittently make or lose contact. http://windowsazure4j.org/nikon-d70/nikon-cha-error-fix.html All Rights Reserved.

I think this was a worthwhile price to pay to ensure that the problem didn't recur and that I only had to do this operation once. Nikon D70 Error Codes Also when reassembling I scraped the end of the ribbon connector to make sure there was no oxidation or connectivity issues. Sometimes it even says the card has to be formatted - which deletes ALL your photographs!

Very recently the built in flash stop working.

Another shameless plug. That sounded like a lot of money to me in light of the fact that I can purchase an updated Nikon camera (body only) for under $600.00 and I would have Either the battery is not put in well, of has a bit of lee way to go. Nikon D70 Format Card Join Date: Jan 2004 Posts: 549 My D70 does the same.

Leave your Comment right now: by James 2010/12/27 Patric B's advice on this forum on 2008/11/24 was extremely helpful. It seems though that I have some corrosion on the cable that was taken out of the cf subpanel… anyone know if that would have caused the CHA error? Everyone seems to be talking about it, or at least were talking about it, but not a single person has come up with a solution that I could find. have a peek at these guys Plus they are now far more expensive than some report buying new Nikon replacements a few years ago.

Dgrin Challenges Our Challenges moderator has lined up an new set of challenges for you. However, I've never seen anyone on the internet give a solution. The confusion is that on the Nikon screen, the difference between the letters A and R are not clear. That should at least eliminate the cards as the issue.

When the card is in the camera I am able to see that there are 6 images that only appear as a black box w/ a red x in the box; The Dgrin Mini-Challenges are a great way to challenge yourself. I could not find a way to order online. Stumblebum has been there too!

Next I'd do the full disassemble, take out the card reader and try to carefully reflow the solder on each pin to make sure they are all well connected. Tour with Prezwoods and his amazing trip through Africa & the Middle East Landscapes How's about the beauty of Boundary Peak? Reply by edison Silva 2013/11/27 I need de nikon d70-cf- reader p/n 1c998-634, where to buy it, other place then Nikon Reply by stephan mantler 2013/12/04 Sorry, the only suggestion we I found I could get past the issue by removing / reseating the card but its a pain doing this and who wants to do this everytime the camera is switched

But I am not sure about long term efficacy, because I did it just today. The phase of the moon is not incorrect. Many thanks for the instructions. Seems to be a safe download, but the usual precautions about content from unknown sites apply.

Brennan the Vyper 11-11-2007,03:57 PM #3 Southside View Profile View Forum Posts Senior Member Join Date Feb 2006 Location Chicago,Il Posts 169 Re: Nikon D70s / CHA Errors / Memory card Steve I have a Nikon D50 for several years and I am pleased with it. UPDATE (2014-01-05): came across an original D70s repair manual with highly detailed disassembly instructions, part numbers, etc. The camera cannot read the card.

Thanks for your comment, it is very much appreciated. I then noticed I was getting a CHA error. Please respond, just confused and trying to figure out the best solution.