Category Archives: Nikon D5100

The new Nikon instant rebates (US)


Those are the latest Nikon instant rebates for DSLR and mirrorless cameras. The body only D7000 and D5100 cameras (both in stock) also qualify for the instant savings. Those rebates will expire on March 31, 2012. After the D4 and D800 announcements, Nikon stopped the rebate program for the D3s/D700 models and I don’t think they are coming back.

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Nikon D5100 unofficial “StarWars” theme firmware now available


After Nikon’s firmware was successfully decrypted, we now have the first unofficial “StarWars” firmware update for the Nikon D5100. The new beta firmware includes only changes of the camera’s menu labels: Holocron – Playback menu Weapon System – Shooting menu Super Stardestroyer – Custom Setting menu Hyperdrive – Setup Menu Go to Dagobah Luke – Format Memory Card […]

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Nikon firmware decrypted


Nikon firmware has been decrypted by Simeon Pilgrim (with the help of  Vitaliy Kiselev – the person who hacked the Panasonic GH2 firmware). The decryption worked on D5100 and D7000 and is currently being tested on higher end models. The decryption itself doesn’t mean much at that point, but it may offer some neat “adjustments” in the future.

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New firmware updates for Nikon D5100 (v1.01) and D7000 (v1.03)

Today Nikon released new firmware updates for the Nikon D5100 and D7000 cameras. I actually never expected them to released another firmware update for the D7000 more than a year after it was announced. Fixes in the Nikon D5100 v1.01 firmware update (download link): An error recognizing some memory cards has been addressed. When Selective […]

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Five Nikon products receive the “iF design award 2012”


Four Nikon cameras (S100, P300, AW100 and D5100) and one microscope received the iF design award this year. I am surprised that the Nikon 1 did not receive an award (maybe it announced too late? no pun intended).

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