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Nikon is suing ASML and Carl Zeiss over patented semiconductor lithography technology

Nikon is suing ASML and Carl Zeiss for using their chip know-how. ASML is denying that it has infringed any of Nikon’s patents. Zeiss is considering Nikon’s legal action unfounded. Update – ASML also issued a press release on Nikon’s lawsuit, here are their main points: ASML believes Nikon’s claims are without merit and will defend […]

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Weekly Nikon news flash #415

→ New price drops on two Zeiss lenses for Nikon F-mount: Zeiss Distagon T* 18mm F/3.5 ZF.2: $400 off Zeiss Distagon T* 15mm f/2.8 ZF.2: $951 off → New firmware update released for the Sigma 500mm f/4 DG OS HSM Sports lens for Nikon F-mount. → Bashert Jewelry has a new collection of sterling silver […]

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Nikon N1404 camera listed again at the Indonesian Communications Agency Postel

The Nikon N1404 camera was initially registered at the Indonesian Communication Agency Postel back in 2014. The N1404 model most likely corresponds to the existing D750 DSLR camera – see page 2 of the D750 manual: The interesting part is that the Indonesian Communication Agency Postel has a new listing for the same Nikon N1404 camera dated […]

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The 7 best Nikon tricks ever

This post is by Steve Perry ( The 7 Best Tricks For Nikon Cameras – Ever! OK, I’ll concede that maybe I’m just a bit over the top with the title for this one, but hey, I really love these tricks! You see, over the years, I have uncovered quite a few handy customizations for […]

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Soon you will be able to calibrate and update Samyang lenses with this new “Lens Station”

At the 2017 Seoul International Photo & Imaging Show Samyang had on display their upcoming “Lens Station” – a new USB docking station for firmware updates and customization similar to the Sigma USB Dock and Tamron TAP-In Console. Samyang is expected to start making AF lenses for DSLR cameras. Via PhotoRumors

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The day the Sony a9 was announced

Today should be a day of mourning for all Nikon users and fans. Until yesterday nobody could challenge the speed of high-end DSLR cameras, but today I think Sony did just that – their new a9 camera improved many of the disadvantages of previous a7 models. It looks like the a9 will finally be a […]

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