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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

Nikon build your own lens patent

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 […]

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Nikon 1 cameras price drop


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

Nikon 1 V3 mirrorless camera

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:

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


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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The Nikon 1 Nikkor 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 VR lens is finally in stock


The Nikon 1 Nikkor 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 VR lens is finally in stock at B&H, Amazon and Adorama. Additional lens information:

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Deal of the day: refurbished Nikon 1 J3 camera with 10-30mm VR lens for $179


If you missed that deal last time (the camera sold out in just few hours), here it is again: you can get a refurbished Nikon 1 J3 camera with 10-30mm VR lens for $179 at BuyDig with coupon code CLMBS ($50 off, free shipping included, 45 days return policy).

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What to expect from Nikon in the next few months

Nikon Rumors

The next big wave of Nikon announcements will happen in January/February 2015 for the CES/CP+ shows. There is also the PhotoPlus show at the end of this month, but I doubt Nikon will release any new products one month after Photokina. As of today, I expect the following products to be announced in the next […]

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