The latest Nikon patents: 1 Nikkor 9-30mm f/1.8-2.8, “build your own lens” and an adapter with a lens shutter

Nikon 1 Nikkor 9-30mm f:1.8-2.8 lens patent
Nikon filed a patent in Japan for a fast zoom for Nikon 1 mirrorless cameras: 1 Nikkor 9-30mm f/1.8-2.8.

Another interesting Nikon patent is for a “do-it-yourself” modular lens – you can pick the needed pieces from a pre-defined set and build your own Nikkor lens:

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pre-defined lens set

Nikon build your own lens patent

several pieces from the set can be attached to each other and build a “custom” lens

Different lens combinations and attachment methods were described in the patent:

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The third patent for today is a mount adapter with a built-in lens shutter:


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