Weekly Nikon news flash #416

→ Memory cards instant savings: up to $100 off on some Lexar CompactFlash cards.


Nikon received four TIPA Awards 2017 for the Nikon D5600, Coolpix W100, PC Nikkor 19mm f/4E ED and KeyMission 360.

→ Check out these Nikon patent sheet sneakers.

→ In addition to Nikon, Sigma and Tamron also have new rebates in the US for the month of May.

→ New Nikon Spring cashback promotion announced in the UK (Jessops | WEX | Park Camera).

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New US rebates: Nikon D500, D750 and D810 now with a free battery grip again

Nikon just introduced some new rebates in the US for the D500, D750 and D810 - all three cameras now come with a free battery grip and a small accessory bundle.

Nikon D500

Nikon D750

Nikon D810

The above rebates are valid through June 3rd. Some other Nikon deals:

Refurbished Nikon lenses:

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Mitakon Speedmaster 85mm f/1.2 lens for Nikon F-mount (sample photos)

Brazilian photographer Charles Oliveira (www.charlesoliveira.com.br) sent me some sample photos taken with the Mitakon Speedmaster 85mm f/1.2 lens for Nikon F-mount (US price: $799) using a D600 camera. He photographed his girlfriend Gaby Ramos in the city of Ouro Preto, a historic city in Brazil. The only thing he did to the images was to apply the VIVID MODE in the Nikon D600. Focusing the lens was not easy, but with enough practice one can make it work. Here are the pictures:

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Zeiss and ASML are suing Nikon back

Both Zeiss and ASML are suing Nikon back as a result of the patent infringing lawsuit filed by Nikon a few days ago. You can find both press releases here and here:

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Dpreview calls the Nikon KeyMission 360 camera “a sphere of frustration”

Dpreview reviewed the Nikon KeyMission 360 camera ($496.95) and while they liked the hardware, they did not have anything good to say about the software - they called it "a sphere of frustration" and described having the urge to throw the camera across the room:

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Exclusive KEH coupon codes if you buy or sell gear

KEH offered two exclusive coupons for NikonRumors readers - the first one is if you buy used gear from KEH (use this link):

The second coupon is if you decide to sell your existing camera gear to KEH - any gear, not only Nikon (use this link):

  • Get 5% bonus cash on top of your price quote.
  • Get an additional 5% bonus when you redeem with KEH gift card (instant online quotes, free inbound shipping)
  • Use coupon code: RUMORS-APR
  • This offer is valid from 12:01am EST 4/26 – 11:59pm EST 4/27 (Wednesday – Thursday)

All used gear sold by KEH comes with a 180-day warranty.

KEH is an authorized Nikon dealer.

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