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The “free maintenance service initiative” is sent only to D800, D800E, D700 and D7100 cameras owners

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Nikon D700 owners also received “free maintenance service initiative” offer

A reader received the “free maintenance service initiative” email for his Nikon D700 camera. It seems that this program is not targeted for D800 cameras only and indeed is just a good gesture from Nikon to existing customers.

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Is the new D800 “free maintenance service initiative” just another Nikon recall?


Today Nikon sent out letters to selected D800 camera owners to participate in a free “Nikon Maintenance Service Initiative”. I am not sure if this is just another phrase for a recall or Nikon simply wants to test a large number of D800 units in order to determine if a certain issue is present. My guess is that […]

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Weekly Nikon news flash #323

Mitakon Speedmaster 85 mm f:1.2 lens review

→ DxOMark test results: Canon 5DS vs. Nikon D810 vs. Sony a7R. → DxOMark also tested the Voigtlander Ultron 40mm f2 SL II Aspherical lens for Nikon F mount. → Here are the latest Nikon deals for this week: Refurbished (US warranty) Grey market (no US warranty) Nikon D3300 lens kit: $379.95 Nikon D3300 two lens kit: $499 Nikon […]

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This is the Yongnuo AF-S 50mm f/1.8 lens for Nikon F mount

Yongnuo AF-S 50mm f:1.8 lens for Nikon F mount 7

I already reported that Yongnuo will start producing cheap prime lenses for Nikon F mount (the Yongnuo 50mm f/1.8 version for Canon costs $58). The first Yongnuo AF-S 50mm f/1.8 lens for Nikon was on display at the Photo & Imaging 2015 exhibition in Shanghai and has all-metal construction, AF-S focus motor and closest focusing distance of 0.45m. Here […]

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New low price – refurbished Nikon D800: $1,699, D800E: $1,899


New low prices on refurbished Nikon D800/D800E cameras: Nikon D800: $1,699.88 Nikon D800E: $1,899.88

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New Nikon D750 service advisory: possible image shading from shutter

New Nikon D750 advisory - possible image shading from shutter

Today Nikon issued a new service advisory for the Nikon D750 camera involving possible image shading from shutter. You can check if your camera’s serial number is affected here (updated: here is the link the US page). Additional information:

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