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Nikon issues service advisory for the 1 Nikkor VR 10-30mm f/3.5-5.6 lens

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Today Nikon issued service advisory for the 1 Nikkor VR 10-30mm f/3.5-5.6 lens ($187) that has to do with failing communication between the lens and camera. Here are the details:

Nikon 1 Nikkor VR 10-30mm f:3.5-5.6 lens
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What to expect from Nikon for the CP+ show next month

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Time for another “what to expect” post for the CP+ show in Japan in February (12th-15th): Update: new special Nikon D810 version designed for deep-sky astrophotography with increased hydrogen-alfa sensitivity (not sure about that one) Nikon D7200 camera (very good chance, no firm announcement date for now). New Nikon 1 J5 mirrorless camera. New Nikon […]

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Deal of the day: Refurbished Nikon 1 J1 with 10-30mm lens and camera case for $145

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It seems that Nikon USA still has some Nikon 1 J1 cameras they need to get rid of: today you can get a refurbished J1 with 10-30mm VR Lens and a case for $145 (with free shipping). Use Visa checkout and coupon code VISAVDAY15. If you want to go underwater, the Nikon WP-N1 waterproof housing […]

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The latest Nikon patents: 1 Nikkor 9-30mm f/1.8-2.8, “build your own lens” and an adapter with a lens shutter

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Nikon filed a patent in Japan for a fast zoom for Nikon 1 mirrorless cameras: 1 Nikkor 9-30mm f/1.8-2.8. Another interesting Nikon patent is for a “do-it-yourself” modular lens – you can pick the needed pieces from a pre-defined set and build your own Nikkor lens: Different lens combinations and attachment methods were described in the patent: The third […]

Nikon build your own lens patent
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Nikon 1 cameras price drop

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With the upcoming announcement of the new Nikon 1 J5 camera, the price of the J4 model dropped today: a kit with the 10-30mm lens is now $396.95, two lens kit is $546.95 (see also the current Nikon 1 rebates at B&H). The lack of Nikon 1 V3 price drop indicates that there will not […]

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Nikon 1 V3 will be compatible with Nikon Camera Control Pro 2

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Nikon announced the development of a new new Nikon 1 V3 firmware that will be released in May and will provide compatibility with Nikon Camera Control Pro 2 (Nikon’s remote control software). In June, 2015, Nikon will also provide a remote control software development kit (SDK) for the V3. Here is the full press release:

Nikon 1 V3 mirrorless camera
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Another price drop: up to $300 off Nikon 1 cameras and kits

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More Nikon price drops: the Nikon 1 J4 camera with 10-20mm lens is now $200 off, while a two lens kit (10-30mm and 30-110mm) is now $300 off. See all available combos at B&H, Adorama and Amazon. The waterproof Nikon 1 AW1 mirrorless camera is only $100 off for now – see listings at B&H, […]

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