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Category Archives: Nikon D800

Backpacking around the world (part 2)

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Here is an update from Walter Chang (website | Tumblr | Instagram | Twitter) who recently finished his three years backpacking trip around the world:  Last year I shared my story in a guest post with Nikon Rumors about backpacking around the world with Nikon gear. I finally finished my trip this past May and it spanned 3 […]

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More on the Nikon Free Maintenance Service Initiative and latest D750 service advisory

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Nikon D800 Free Maintenance Service Initiative A reader sent me some more details on the Nikon Free Maintenance Service Initiative that was offered to selected D800/D800E, D700 and D7100 owners:

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Nikon D800E camera and photographer survive a bad car accident

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Check out Scott Murray’s story on nikonites.com – the photographer and the camera are doing fine: Hey everyone I am alive. Here’s what happened, I was driving back after getting my car serviced, I stopped as some friends places and decided to hang back for some Milky Way shots as there is no moon. At around 0130 […]

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The “free maintenance service initiative” is sent only to D800, D800E, D700 and D7100 cameras owners

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Is the new D800 “free maintenance service initiative” just another Nikon recall?

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Today Nikon sent out letters to selected D800 camera owners to participate in a free “Nikon Maintenance Service Initiative”. I am not sure if this is just another phrase for a recall or Nikon simply wants to test a large number of D800 units in order to determine if a certain issue is present. My guess is that […]

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New low price – refurbished Nikon D800: $1,699, D800E: $1,899

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New low prices on refurbished Nikon D800/D800E cameras: Nikon D800: $1,699.88 Nikon D800E: $1,899.88

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Nikon warns again of “fraudulently modified” D610, D800E and D4s DSLR cameras

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In addition to the 2014 service notice regarding “fake” D800E cameras, Nikon issued an update today and also included the D610 and D4s to the list of “fraudulently modified” DSLRs:

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