Nikon D500 firmware version 1.02 released

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Nikon released firmware update version 1.02 for the Nikon D500 with a single fix for certain SD memory cards. This is not the rumored major firmware update I reported few weeks ago. Here are the details:

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Weekly Nikon news flash #375

DxO Optics Pro 11
→ The DxO Optics Pro 11 software ($129-$199) now supports the Nikon D500 camera.

Tokina AT-X 24-70mm f:2.8 PRO FX lens for Nikon F mount lens review
Tokina AT-X 24-70mm f:2.8 PRO FX lens test
DxOMark tested the Tokina AT-X 24-70mm f/2.8 PRO FX lens for Nikon F mount:

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SenScore posted their Nikon D5 test results

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SenScore posted their Nikon D5 camera test results. The D5 got a top score of 1170. Here are the best performing cameras for comparison:

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Nikon D500 issues that could be fixed in the upcoming firmware update

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Here are some of the issues that could be addressed in the rumored Nikon D500 firmware update:

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Third party battery grips for Nikon D500 now available

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A new third party battery grip (Pixel Vertax D17 ) for the Nikon D500 DSLR camera is now available for sale in the US, Canada and the UK.

Meike also has a new MK-D500 Pro battery pack for the D500 - it's priced at $90 vs. 75 for the Pixel version. For comparison, the original Nikon MB-D17 battery pack is now selling for $399.95. More information on the Pixel Vertax D17 battery grip can be found here.

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