Monthly Archives: May 2010

More rumors for upcoming summer announcements from Nikon

This Nikon rumor is from an Asian forum member with good previous track record (I briefly covered that rumor last week, but now I have some more details): The two DSLR – one of them will be FX, the one will be DX. The prime lens will be the AF-S 35mm f/1.4 priced at around […]

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Nikon equipment shipments reach the US

After the Nikon D3s and the new 200-400mm f/4 lens now also the Nikon TC-20E III (2.0x) teleconverter showed up in stock at Amazon (via third party, overpriced). Expect the shipments to reach different US stores in the next few days (today was a holiday in the US).

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Nikon EVIL patents from Japan

This could be the future Nikon EVIL mount: The Japanese patent website is a mess. I cannot link directly to the individual patents, in addition the text is computer translated. Here is the main description of Nikon patent 2010-044203 which defines an electronic mount contact system for an EVIL camera (electronic viewfinder mirrorless interchangeable lens): […]

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Weekly Nikon related news/links

Nikon cashback in Belgium for June and July: €75 for a D90 (or kit), €150 for a D300s (or kit), €200 for a D700 (or kit). “I am Nikon a D90 fatbox” in Germany (I know, you probably have enough of those rebates but they represent the current Nikon strategy world wide). Voigtlander 90mm f/3.5 […]

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Another Nikon rumors recap

I put together a recap on the information I collected recently from multiple tips: It is possible that key subsidiary Nikon personnel will be traveling to Japan next week. I read somewhere that similar meeting happens in Japan every time before a major announcement.. Nikon even mentioned something similar on their Investor Relations site: “A new Medium […]

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Nikon D3s in stock now

UPDATE: all gone – Amazon now says “In stock on May 31, 2010”. Amazon UK still has it in stock. Amazon has 4 left in stock – this will not last long:

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Nikon AF-S 200-400mm f/4G ED VR II now available in US stores

Update: Amazon has also shipped the first batch on Saturday (May 29th, 2010). The new Nikon AF-S 200-400mm f/4G ED VR II lens has made it to the US  – I am told that Acephoto has it currently in stock (their website is not yet updated).

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Nikon instant rebates extended till June 26

Yes, the instant Nikon rebates have been extended in the US and will run again from June 6th – 26th, 2010 (the current program expires on May 29th – not sure if the rebates will be valid from May 29th – June 6th). The only new addition will be the Nikon Coolpix S1000pj that will […]

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