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Nikon D7000

Nikon D7000 firmware update 1.02 is unofficially out

A reader received his Nikon D7000 back from a Nikon Service Center in Shanghai with a new firmware version 1.02. I do not have a list of fixes for this firmware update, but previous rumors suggested improvements for AF backfocus, corrected aperture calculation with zoom lenses in LiveView mode and more.

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New test results from DxOMark: Fuji X100 vs. Nikon D7000, Samyang 85mm f/1.4 lens and more

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DxOMark published new test data today for the Fuji X100 camera (see review). Here is the comparison with the Nikon D7000 and Nikon D300s: DxOMark also published test results for the Samyang 85mm f/1.4 ASPH IF lens:

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New Nikon D7000 firmware v1.02? *updated*

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  Update: this is probably a false alarm – the 1.002 version on the D7000 is for the built in lens corrections database: I received two different tips that a new Nikon D7000 firmware v1.02 will be released soon. Some of the included improvements should be a fix for AF backfocus, corrected aperture calculation with zoom lenses in LiveView mode and […]

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How to take a Nikon D7000 apart

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This 10 min video (in Thai language) shows you in details how to disassemble a Nikon D7000 camera. According to the narrator, only the top and back parts are magnesium alloy:

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Nikon D7000 eligible for the extended US instant rebates (now till March 26th)

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All Nikon US instant rebates have been extended till March 26th. The only change is the Nikkor 55-300mm lens ($150.00 rebate instead of $100). Nikon D7000 is now in stock and is also eligible for the latest instant rebates:

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Nikon Rumors giveaway #12: three educational DVDs from Blue Crane Digital

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What can I win? In this giveaway you can win a set of three educational DVDs from Blue Crane Digital: Nikon D7000 Nikon Speedlight Shoot great videos with your Nikon DSLR camera How do I win? The rules are simple – just leave a comment to this post. One comment per person please. Don’t forget […]

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The ultimate helmet camera: Nikon D7000 with wireless HD video streaming

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I have few more Nikon related news/links that were too much to include in one post. The first one is about a music video shot with a Nikon D7000 helmet camera: The setup is a helmet with a front mounted Nikon D7000 camera and a Teradek Cube camera-top wireless HD video encoder that streamed over WiFi […]

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