Category Archives: Nikon D5000

Nikon D3000 and D5000 to be discontinued

Nikon D3000 and D5000 I got multiple reports from different countries that the Nikon D3000 and D5000 DSLR cameras are being phased out and will soon be discontinued. Some retailers were already told that there will be no future shipments of those models. The Nikon D90 and D300s will continue to be sold throughout the holiday season. It is not […]

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Official statement from Nikon on second D5000 recall

Official press statement for the second Nikon D5000 recall: Nikon would like to confirm that it has contacted a small number of D5000 customers within Europe that have previously sent their cameras in for repair following the recent Service Notice, asking them to re-send their cameras in to their local service centre for further repair […]

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Another Nikon D5000 recall or just a scam?

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

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

“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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