Monthly Archives: March 2010

Another Nikon SB-600 being discontinued story

CompUSA currently doesn’t have the Nikon SB-600 listed on their website. I called them up and the SB-600 is not listed in their inventory system. On the phone they could not confirm whether the SB-600 is discontinued or they just dropped it from their catalog. Here is a live support chat session that I found […]

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The updated Nikon instant rebates list

Adorama: those are all possible combination for the new Nikon instant rebates. All prices should be updated: Combination D300s body D300s w/18-200 D700 body D700 w/24-120 70-200 ($400) available N/A available N/A 24-70 ($300) available N/A available N/A 24-120 ($200) available N/A available N/A 18-200 ($250) N/A available N/A N/A 10-24 ($300) available available N/A […]

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Nikon USA has suspended all product deliveries for 10 days

Nikon USA has suspended all product deliveries to dealers for the next 10 days because of their yearly inventory count (March 31 is the end of the fiscal year for Nikon). This will also explain why the new 24mm f/1.4 lens was available in very limited quantities in the US (it was suppose to be […]

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Nikon rebates updated and extended till May 1st

Update: The new Nikon rebates are restricted to either the D300s or D700. Same with the SB-900 – in order to get the $100 rebate on the flash you must buy either a D300s or D700. I will have the full details next week (Adorama and B&H are close for a week). I just got […]

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Nikon related news/links

I will be on the road the next few days with limited Internet access – here is the Nikon links section for this week: Nikon instant rebates expire tomorrow (US). A well known Canon shooter (Ole Jørgen Liodden) just switched to Nikon: check his site CanonFieldReviews.com for details. The site will soon change to NikonFieldReviews.com. Nikon […]

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Nikon Switzerland investigated for antitrust practices

Update: Nikon confirmed the investigation. This just in: Associated Press reports that Nikon AG in Switzerland (subsidiary of Nikon Corp. in Japan) has been investigated for “preventing other companies from importing some of its photography products.” Read the whole story here.

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Nikon SB-600 speedlight flash may be discontinued soon

After a report from a reader that Nikon SB-600 may be discontinued at Staples, I decided to contact them and find out about the current availability (the SB-600 is currently listed as out-of-stock). The exact explanation given to me on the phone and during the chat session was that the SB-600 was “put on hold […]

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ThinkTankPhoto backpack winner announcement

The winner of the ThinkTank backpack giveaway is Tom V. from Iowa. Congratulations! I do not have any new rumors to report and I do not want to report questionable rumors. There has been some online chatter about a potential Nikon announcement in April, but at that point I do not know anything about it […]

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