Nikon temporarily suspends orders for the Nikkor 500mm f/4E FL ED VR lens and other products, announces high demand for the new Nikkor Z DX 16-50mm f/3.5-6.3 lens


Nikon Japan temporarily suspended orders for the Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/4E FL ED VR lens (currently back-ordered at Adorama, Amazon, and B&H) and a few other products due to “production reasons”. Here is the full text:

Apology for temporary suspension of orders for some products and notice for resuming order acceptance for some products

Thank you for your continued patronage of Nikon products. We would like to inform you about “Apology for temporary suspension of orders for some products and notice for resumption of order acceptance for some products” as follows.

Apology and notice regarding temporary suspension of orders for some products due to production reasons, it will take some time for some products to be delivered to customers. Therefore, we will suspend the acceptance of orders after July 9, 2021 (Friday). I made it. We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience caused to our customers.

We will consider the delivery time and the resumption time of orders while observing the situation, and will inform you again as soon as it is confirmed. We will do our utmost to deliver the product as soon as possible, and we appreciate your understanding.

Products for which orders have been suspended

Notice regarding resumption of acceptance of orders for extension cord MC-21A and bayonet hood HB-N106

Regarding the “extension cord MC-21A” and “bayonet hood HB-N106”, which have been temporarily suspended from accepting orders, we will resume accepting orders from July 9, 2021 (Friday). I will let you know. We sincerely apologize for the inconvenience caused to our customers over the long term.
We will continue to strive to improve our services, and we appreciate your continued patronage.

Order resuming products

Nikon Japan also issued a notice about the delay of the Nikkor Z DX 16-50mm f/3.5-6.3 lens (available for pre-order: Adorama | B&H | Amazon):

Notice regarding supply of Z fc 16-50 VR SL lens kit

Thank you for your continued patronage of Nikon products.

We have received a large number of reservations for the “Z fc 16-50 VR SL Lens Kit” scheduled to be released in late July 2021. For some customers who are currently making reservations, it may take some time before the product is delivered.

We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience caused to customers who are waiting for our products.
We will do our utmost to deliver the product as soon as possible, and we appreciate your understanding.


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