Monthly Archives: February 2012

Nikon D800 is “a whole new category of camera”

Nikon published a new behind the scenes Q&A session with some of the engineers/designers who worked on the Nikon D800/D800E cameras. Some quotes:

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The first Nikon D700 price drop in the US: only $200

UPDATE: the price is now 2,199.95. As I mentioned a week ago, the US price of the Nikon D700 is suppose to drop $500 in March. The first drop of $200 is already on Amazon (by Cameta Camera). The question is where are the other $300?

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Nikon D4 delayed for another month?

I received three tips from retailers in different countries that the Nikon D4 will be delayed for another month. The camera was set for a March 15ht delivery after it was initially delayed for a month. Here are the latest (rumored) shipping dates for the D4 and D800: Nikon D800: March 22nd Nikon D800E: April 12th […]

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Nikon at Focus on Imaging 2012

Nikon UK confirmed that they will be exhibiting at the 2012 Focus on Imaging show that will take place from March 4th-7th, 2012 in Birmingham, UK. If you are visiting the show and would like to share some images on [NR], please contact me.

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Guest post: DIY sound monitoring for the Nikon D7000

Today’s guest post is about adding audio monitoring to the Nikon D7000 by Pierre Capoue:  The Nikon D7000 lacks an output for connecting headphones to monitor the sound level during video recording. With the D7000, Nikon supplies the AV EG-D2 cable that has a stereo 3.5mm male jack input on one side and two RCA male outputs on […]

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Online Nikon Stores coming in Europe by the end of 2012

Hybris Software issued a press release that it has developed an e-commerce solution for Nikon Europe that will include online stores for selling Nikon equipment directly to consumers: Hybris, a leading provider of multichannel commerce and communication software, has announced that it has developed a B2C and B2B multichannel commerce solution based on the hybris Multichannel […]

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Guest post: “Astronomer’s Paradise” time-lapse video

This week I will publish several guest posts on NikonRumors. If you have an interesting Nikon related topic you want to share, contact me. You can see all previous NR guest posts here. The first article is about the time-lapse video “Astronomer’s Paradise” by Christoph Malin (images by Christoph Malin and Babak Tafreshi). Here is the video (click on […]

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Weekly Nikon news flash #151

PocketWizard Plus III announced. Yongnuo released YN-560 II, YN-468II flash units for Nikon. Redrockmicro Limited Edition Nikon Gold rig. Rare Nikon rangefinder 3.5/3.5cm stereo outfit for sale on eBay. The results of the Nikon D800 sensor poll: 42% prefer the 36MP sensor vs. 58% for the 16MP sensor (based on over 24k votes). More images from the Nikon Sendai […]

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