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Nikon D7000

New Nikon D7000 firmware v1.02? *updated*

  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

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)

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

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

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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Nikon D7000 has a Sony sensor (confirmed)

Chipworks.com is doing something that I always wanted to do – to teardown a camera apart. Few weeks ago they took a Nikon D7000 and documented the guts of the camera. The interesting part? The sensor model IMX071 is made by Sony (direct link to image). This is probably not a surprise, but till now I […]

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Nikon D7000 firmware update 1.01 is out

Update: you may have to run the firmware update twice in order to get rid of all “bright spots”. Here are three examples: before the update, after the first update and after the second update (.mov files may take a while to load). As previously promised, Nikon USA just published a firmware updated for the Nikon […]

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