Monthly Archives: June 2011

Nikon Regsweeper released + ViewNX 2 64 bit?

Two days ago Nikon released a new free software called Regsweeper which will remove all registry entries after uninstalling Nikon software from your Windows based computer: What is Regsweeper? After uninstalling a Nikon software application from Microsoft Windows some associated files remain on the operating system. Running Regsweeper will completely uninstall all files installed by the Nikon […]

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Nikon files patents for 10-30mm and 7-13mm lens for mirrorless cameras

Nikon filed a patent application 20110116172 (Japan, US versions) for a 10-30mm f/3.3-5.6 and 7-13mm f/3.5-5.6 lenses: Are those two lenses for Nikon’s mirrorless solution? Almost: the image height of both lenses is 7.96mm (sensor diagonal of 15.92mm) which suggests a crop factor of 2.8x. Previous patents and rumors indicated a crop factor of 2.5-2.6x based on a sensor […]

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Weekly Nikon news flash #113

Sigma is now shipping the 120-300mm f/2.8 EX DG OS APO HSM lens in the US (Nikon mount). The above Nikon rangefinder sold for EUR 108.000 at Westilicht Photographica Auctions. The Nikon Reflex-Nikkor 6,3/1000mm lens sold for EUR 22.800: The most expensive camera at the auction (ever sold) was this Leica 0-Serie camera from 1923 […]

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Nikon AF-S 50mm f/1.8G lens now shipping in the US

The Nikkor AF-S 50mm f/1.8G lens is now being shipped in the US. I know for sure that at least one dealer (Acephoto) will be getting it in the next few days. This time Nikon started shipping the lens before the previously announced US release date. Shipments in Europe already started 10 days ago.

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Offline for few days

For the next two months, [NR] headquarter will be temporary moved to an undisclosed location in Europe and will operate on European time. In the next few days I will have limited Internet connectivity and will probably be offline. In the mean time, feel free to use the [NR] forum. For those of you who […]

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Reality or fiction: Nikon D4, D4x, D400, D400x, D800, D800x, D9000 specs

So, you want rumors? Here we go: this is an email I received few hours ago. I am posting the unedited version. Reality or fiction? You decide (I vote for fiction with both hands): Subject: Believe or not. I have most Nikon D4/D400/D800 specs from Swedish information i have. Message: You cannot truly believe it. So, […]

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Top 10 posts for May 2011

These are the top 10 most visited NikonRumors posts for May 2011: Nikon D800 delayed till October 2011, D4 in early 2012? Guest post: sharpness comparison between 16 Nikon lenses. Nikon vs. Canon infographic. Rumor: Nikon mirrorless camera will come with three lenses and 2.6x crop factor. Fotoopa’s unbelievable Nikon custom rig for capturing insects […]

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DIY Android based Bluetooth remote controller for Nikon DSLR

There has been many Nikon related iPhone apps featured on [NR] in the past. Here is a DIY Android based Bluetooth remote controller solution from Scott Wallace :

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