Posts Tagged ‘sensordust’

Nikon Allocates $17.7 Million to Repair D600 Issues… and Its Reputation

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If you’re wondering just how big of a pain in the butt for Nikon the D600 sensor oil/dust issues have been, all you have to do is go back into our archives and read about the lawsuits and the outrage… or read the comments on the D610 announcement post.

On the off-chance that’s not enough, however, we now have a dollar figure to add to the mix. $17.7 million. That’s how much Nikon has allocated to put an end to the D600 issues and repair its damaged reputation. Read more…

Nikon Takes D600 Fix to the Next Level, Will Replace D600s if Service Doesn’t Work

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News that Nikon had been replacing some defective D600s with brand new D610s broke months ago, but it wasn’t confirmed officially until late last night when Nikon announced the news itself. Read more…

Nikon Asked to Halt All D600 Sales in China After Scathing Nationally Televised Exposé

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Nikon has probably had just about enough when it comes to the D600 and its sensor dust/oil issues. It started with user complaints, evolved to class action lawsuits from a number of different sources, and has now escalated to a full-on order by the Chinese government to stop D600 sales in China after a state-run television show featured a scathing exposé about the issue. Read more…

Nikon Solving Dust/Oil Issues Once and for All, Will Fix D600s Regardless of Warranty

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Following on the heels of the news that no less than four law firms were going after or planning to go after Nikon over the D600 dust/oil spot debacle, Nikon has issued a service advisory announcing that they will fix ALL D600 cameras with sensor dust/oil problems for free regardless of warranty status. Read more…

Law Firms Lining Up to File Class Action Lawsuits Over the D600 Dust/Oil Issue

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Just over a week ago, we reported on the news that a US law firm was collecting information from disgruntled Nikon D600 users for a potential class action lawsuit. Well, it turns out they’re actually late to the game. Three days after that story broke, a few other law firms actually filed a class action suit against the Japanese camera giant. Read more…

US Law Firm Collecting D600 Sensor Dust Complaints for Possible Class Action Suit

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A US law firm is in the process of collecting information from upset Nikon D600 owners to possibly file a class action lawsuit against the Japanese camera giant over the D600′s widely-reported sensor dust/oil issues. Read more…

Nikon Replacing Some Problematic D600′s with D610′s for Little to Nothing

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Nikon’s release of the D610 was met with a bit of… hostility… from many of the D600 users who were and still are dealing with sensor spot/oil/dust (whatever the heck you wanna call it) issues. But it looks like at least a few D600 owners have been treated to a nice surprise from the company service center. Read more…

Nikon’s D610 Gets a Dust-Free Green Light

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Way back when, I wrote about the dust problems we were seeing in Nikon D600 cameras. There was enough of a furor about it that when the Nikon D610 was released I assumed that the dust problem would be fixed. But I’m rather the paranoid type, and I never like assumptions, so as soon as the first D610s were delivered I thought it worthwhile to just double-check that assumption. Read more…

Rumor: Nikon to Release D610 to Address the D600′s Sensor Speck Issues

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The most recent camera announcement news and rumors have come mainly out of the Sony camp, but it looks like Nikon has a couple of new cameras up its sleeve as well, including a new D610 that will finally put to rest the D600′s sensor speck issue by replacing the camera all together. Read more…

Nikon Issues Official Service Advisory for D600 Dust Issue, Stance is Same

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In October 2012, LensRentals owner Roger Cicala reported that the Nikon D600 seems to collect more sensor dust than other DSLRs. Other owners began reporting the same thing, and different theories began emerging to explain the origins of the annoying specks.

When Imaging Resource reached out to Nikon for comment, it was told that Nikon customers are encouraged to have their cameras serviced if the dust becomes “bothersome.” Nikon finally issued an official advisory this past Wednesday regarding the issue, but its message is the same.
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