Weekly Nikon news flash #389

Nikon SnapBridge version 1.0.2 for iOS released.

Nikkor PC 19mm f/4E ED lens compatibility - depending on combination of shift and rotation, operation may be restricted by mechanical interference between the lens and camera when used with certain Nikon cameras:

  • Models that can be used without any limitation: D5, D4 series, D3 series, D810 Series, D500
  • Models that can be used with some limitations: Df, D800 series, D750, D610, D600, D300 series, D7200, D7100, D5500, D5300, D5200, D5100, D5000, D3400, D3300, D3200, D3100
  • Models that are not compatible with PC NIKKOR 19mm f/4E ED: D2 series, D1 series, D200, D100, D90, D80, D70 series, D3000, D60, D50, D40 series, film cameras, Nikon 1 series with FT-1

→ Microscopic fish face takes first place in the 2016 Nikon Small World Competition.

→ Check out this "Nikon D5100ac" (astrocool) modified camera.

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Nikon at the 2016 PhotoPlus show

The 2016 PhotoPlus show is now over. Here are some pictures and videos from the show's floor:

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Today is the last day to get a free KeyMission accessory pack

Today is the last day to get a free KeyMission accessory pack ($149.95 value) when you preorder the KeyMission 360 or 170 cameras in the US. The pack includes:

  • KeyMission System case
  • KeyMission Tripod
  • KeyMission Extension Arm
  • An extra rechargeable EN-EL 12 Lithium-ion battery

Shipping is expected to start on October 26th, 2016. For more details, check the KM pages at B&H, Adorama and Amazon.

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This Nikon I camera from 1948 is the earliest known surviving production Nikon in the world

I usually cover the Westlicht camera auctions on LeicaRumors because they have a lot of interesting Leica gear, but this time they have a Nikon I rangefinder camera (No. 60924) from 1948 that is the earliest known surviving production Nikon in the world. The starting price is €90,000 (almost $100,000) and the selling estimate is for €160,000-180,000 (almost $200,000). Here is the description and a few more pictures:

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Nikon 70-200mm f/2.8E FL ED VR vs. 70-200mm f/2.8G ED VR II specifications comparison

A quick specifications comparison between the new Nikon 70-200mm f/2.8E FL ED VR lens and the old 70-200mm f/2.8G ED VR II version:

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Nikon 19mm f/4E ED and 70-200mm f/2.8E FL ED VR lenses available for pre-order

The pre-orders for the new Nikon lenses are now live:

The 19mm TS lens will start shipping on October 27th, the new 70-200mm will be available on November 10th.

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