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Nikon 70-200mm f/2.8 VRII thread issue: “that is normal”

UPDATE: I received a word that Nikon is looking into this issue and will have an official statement soon. Let’s wait and see. Here is the translated response from Nikon Beijing Service Center dated 01/11 regarding the previously reported 70-200 f/2.8 thread issue (source: xitek). “Failures Observed: lens thread defect at 200mm (the customer believes […]

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Nikon 70-200mm f/2.8 VRII problem seems to be wide spread

Based on the amount of feedback I received after my post from yesterday (more close-up pictures available here), it seems that the issue with the Nikon 70-200mm f/2.8 VRII is more common than I expected (I got lucky with mine). At that point it is not clear if this “peeling” will impact the performance of the lens […]

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Nikon related news/links

The no-name alternative flash trigger for Nikon (covered previously here) is now available on eBay (see all available items here). After Amazon, B&H also listed the PocketWizard MiniTT1 and FlexTT5 for Nikon, but no release dates yet. S0me rumored Nikon D4 specs I received – no idea how reliable this info is: – 15.7MP (more […]

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