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Why I think the rumored Nikon firmware update program is legit

Two weeks ago I posted online a leaked Nikon USA press release about a new “I AM ADVANCING” program for Nikon DSLR owners where photographers will be able to download advanced firmware updates and add new functionality to their cameras. The official announcement was supposed to be on January 19th but it did not happen. Here […]

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Apparently there are fake Nikon D800E cameras out there

Nikon Europe issued a service notice regarding fraudulently modified D800 to D800E DSLR cameras. After the D810 announcement, D800/E prices have dropped significantly – if you are buying a used D800E camera, make sure to check the camera model inside the menu – don’t trust the outside markings:

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Pushing the limits of the Nikon D800 flash sync speed

Nikon technical specs for the D800 flash sync speed are: up to 1/250 sec, synchronizes with shutter at 1/320s or slower (flash range drops at speeds between 1/250 and 1/320s). A reader did some testing and sent me his findings on pushing the D800 flash sync limits – you can basically use the D800 with 1/400 sec […]

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New price drop: refurbished Nikon D800 cameras for $1,999.99

Refurbished Nikon D800 DSLRs are currently listed for $1,999.99 on eBay (a new low price). I think those are brand new cameras that are being dumbed by Nikon after the D810 was announced – they are listing them as refurbished to justify the price drop and reduce the warranty. Here are few other interesting eBay listings: Nikon D4 (grey […]

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Nikon D800E for $2,399.99 on eBay

A grey market Nikon D800E camera is currently listed for $2,399.99 on eBay with free shipping. Here is more on “grey market” products from Nikon USA:

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Grey market Nikon D800 for $2,099.99 on eBay

A grey market Nikon D800 camera is currently listed for $2.099.99 on eBay. Grey market products have no US manufacturer’s warranty. I think Nikon is clearing their D800 inventory to make space for the new D810. Update #1 – the same store has the Nikon D610 (grey market) for $1,679.99. Update #2 – Nikon USA explains “grey […]

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Nikon D800/D800E vs. D810 specifications comparison

The attached PDF file contains a specifications comparison between the Nikon D800/D800E ($2,996.95/$3,296.95) and the new Nikon D810 ($3,296.95): Nikon D800 vs D810 comparison sheet

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