Identifying External Parts of a Nikon D40/D40X Camera

By Julie Adair King

Part of Nikon D40/D40X For Dummies Cheat Sheet

Your Nikon D40 or D40X digital camera has external controls that may look intimidating. This visual guide to the Nikon D40 or D40X camera maps out all those buttons, dials, and other external features located on the back, top, and sides. Controls marked with an asterisk have multiple functions.