Posts Tagged ‘nikon’

Nikon Warns of More Fake DSLRs: D610 and D4S Now on Watch List

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At the end of 2014, Nikon issued a notice saying that fake D800E DSLRs have been discovered during service center repairs. Technicians found that the cameras were actually ordinary D800 DSLRs (a few hundred dollars cheaper) that had their covers replaced with D800E shells.

Nikon issued an update today saying that other models are being faked as well, namely the D610 and D4S.
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Manfrotto’s Digital Director Turns Your iPad Air into a Display and Remote for Your DSLR

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Manfrotto has just unveiled a CamRanger competitor called the Digital Director that transforms your iPad Air into a display and remote control for your Canon or Nikon DSLR.
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Nikon to Release Firmware Update That Will Make Its High-End DSLRs Better at Video

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One of the big camera industry rumors this year that hasn’t come to pass (yet) is the fancy new firmware update system Nikon reportedly has up its sleeve. Nikon Rumors still believes that leak to be legitimate.

Big firmware updates are coming though: Nikon announced today that it will be releasing major firmware updates this summer for a few of its high-end DSLRs that will make them more capable as filmmaking cameras.
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Nikon Unleashes an Official Selfie Stick on the World

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Nikon has announced the new N-MP001, the Nikon selfie stick. It’s a standard Nikon-branded selfie stick that attaches to compatible cameras via the tripod mount and allows you to “conveniently and easily take ‘Selfies’ or self-portrait photos.”
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Nikon 1 J5 Unveiled: Blazing Fast Shooting Speeds and 4K Video Recording… Kinda

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Nikon has just officially announced its new Nikon 1 J5 mirrorless camera. It’s a camera that offers “4K video recording” and some blazing fast continuous shooting in a compact package.
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Nikon Unveils the P∞, the First Compact Camera with a 1458x Zoom Lens

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Nikon has unveiled the new Coolpix P∞ superzoom, the world’s first compact camera with a 1458x zoom lens. While most of the design, specs, and features are identical to the camera’s predecessor, the Coolpix P900, the P∞ has a new 24-34992mm (35mm equiv.) lens that opens up new worlds of possibilities.
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Nikon Now Selling a Stainless Steel Hot Shoe Cover That Gives Your DSLR Some Bling

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Nikon has announced a new product called the Nikon ASC-01, a new stainless steel insert for your camera’s hot shoe mount. It slides right into the mount when it’s not in use, giving your camera a shinier and more “complete” look.
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Nikon Expanding Into Medical Devices with $400M Acquisition of Retinal Imaging Firm

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Last year Nikon announced that it had set aside $1.96 billion for mergers and acquisitions into new industries in order to diversity from the camera industry that had grown the 98-year-old company to greatness.

The Japanese company is now using a portion of that cash pile on its first major expansion purchase: a £259M (~$400M) acquisition of the Scottish retinal imaging firm Optos.
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Nikon’s New Coolpix P900 Has a Ridiculous 83x Zoom Range of 24-2000mm

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Nikon today unveiled the new Coolpix P900, a superzoom compact camera with a crazy 83x of optical zoom, allowing photographers to “take creativity to extreme distances.”
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Nikon Unveils the ME-W1, A Simple Wireless Lavalier Microphone for Crisp Audio

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Alongside its new D7200 DSLR, Nikon today also announced the ME-W1 wireless microphone set. It’s a water-resistant lavalier mic that makes it easy to capture high quality audio while capturing video.
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