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Category Archives: Nikon D5000

Another Nikon D5000 recall or just a scam?

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It seems that Nikon D5000 owners that have sent their equipment to Nikon for repair and got it back (see  Nikon D5000 service advisory) started to receive letters from Nikon stating that it is “strongly recommended” to return the camera for “an additional and enhanced procedure.” Here is a copy of the letter: There is an update on […]

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Nikon D5000 service advisory – check your serial number now

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In its latest press release today, Nikon provided a web site where D5000 users can check if their camera is impacted by the latest technical service advisory.

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Nikon D5000 technical service advisory

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“An electronic component related to power control in some Nikon D5000 digital SLR cameras does not meet factory specifications and may, in certain circumstances, prevent the camera from turning on, thus preventing operation of the camera thereafter.” Read the whole advisory with the proposed solution here (US link) / Canada Link here.

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Nikon rebates (Australia & Canada)

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I got some information about an upcoming Nikon D5000 rebate in Australia (valid: June 15 – July 30, 2009): D5000 Body Only : A$ 100 D5000 + any AFS lens:  A$ 150 D5000 + 18-55VR +55-200VR:  A$ 200 Nikon D5000 was released less than two months ago. There is also a report that the Nikon D5000, […]

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The D5000 dude in Nikon’s video

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You probably still remember the Nikon D5000 dude and the promotional video he was in that actually brought us one of the first D5000 spy shots (refresh your memory here and here):

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First Nikon D5000 books

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The first Nikon D5000 book showed up on Amazon – available for pre-order: There are two more D5000 books, also available for pre-order: Nikon D5000 Digital Field Guide Nikon D5000 For Dummies

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Nikon D5000 available in Best Buy today

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As already reported, the entry level DSLR Nikon D5000 is now available in Best Buy stores in the US. Few lucky readers have purchased it already. First picture (thanks Hooterville): More of the same:

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