Weekly Nikon news flash #441


→ New Nikon deals:


Godox announced a new cheap XPro-N flash controller (TTL & HSS) for Nikon (more info available here).


Yongnuo announced a new YN720 lithium-powered flash.


→ Classic camera review: Nikkormat FT-2, the poor man’s Nikon F


Macphun Luminar will get a new DAM module in 2018.


→ The previously reported Nikon cashback program is already active in Germany (check the latest prices on amazon.de).


Irix announced a new Edge 100 filter system.

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All Lexar XQD memory cards already discontinued at B&H


All Lexar XQD memory cards are already listed as discontinued at B&H. Some models can still be found at Adorama and Amazon.

Nikon is currently the only camera manufacturer that uses XQD memory cards (some high-end camcorders are using XQD as well).

Sony is currently the only manufacturer of XQD memory cards (most models are finally in stock).

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Nikon LPG-001 LCD glass protector for the D850

Nikon LPG-001 LCD glass protector for D750, D810, Df and D4s cameras
A reader contacted me to inform me that the older Nikon LPG-001 LCD chemical tempered glass protector is a perfect fit for the Nikon D850 camera and there are no issues when using the touchscreen.

The Nikon LPG-001 can be purchased at eBay for around $30-$40. There are also several third-party options listed for sale on Amazon.

Some additional info and pictures of the Nikon LPG-001:

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Nikon at the 2017 PhotoPlus expo



The 2017 PhotoPlus expo will take place next week at the Javits Convention Center in New York City:

Conference: Oct. 25 – Oct. 28, 2017
Expo: Oct. 26 – Oct. 28, 2017


If you cannot attend the show, you can watch Nikon ambassadors live here:

Thursday, October 26th 10:15 AM - 4:45 PM EST
Friday, October 27th 10:15 am - 4:45 PM EST

As of today, I have no reliable information on any new Nikon product announcements, but I love surprises (see what's expected next).

Here is Nikon's schedule for the PPE 2017:

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Nikkei: “With sharper focus, Nikon looks to beat first-half profit forecast”


Nikon issued the following statement regarding a new Nikkei article titled "With sharper focus, Nikon looks to beat first-half profit forecast" that was published yesterday:

There was a media article regarding Nikon's expected financial results. Nikon has made no announcement in this regards. Nikon's financial results of the 2nd quarter for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2018 will be announced on November 7, 2017 and we are currently finalizing the figures. We will immediately make an announcement if and when it becomes necessary.

Here are some quotes from Nikkei's article:

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Zeiss Milvus 25mm f/1.4 (1.4/25) full frame DSLR lens for Nikon F-mount announced


The previously rumored Zeiss Milvus 25mm f/1.4 (1.4/25) full frame DSLR lens for Nikon F-mount is now officially announced:

Additional coverage after the break:

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