Category Archives: Nikon D5

Update on the Lexar XQD memory cards

I got the following quote from Lexar’s Director of Global Marketing, Joel Boquiren, regarding the current Lexar XQD memory card situation: “Due to an unforeseen memory constraint from our XQD technology partners, we’ve had to delay production of the Lexar® Professional 2933x XQD™ 2.0 card until further notice. We are trying our best to minimize […]

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Sony to announce new XQD memory cards

Sony has registered two new XQD memory card models at the Russian certification agency – the code names are QDG120F and QDG240F. The codes for the current Sony QXD memory cards are QDG32E/J, QDG64E/J, QDG128E/J and QDG256E/J (check pricing and availability at B&H, Adorama and Amazon). Here is a screenshot of the registration:

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New Lexar XQD cards will be available at the end of third quarter

The Polish Lexar distributor confirmed that the first batch of new Lexar SD memory cards will start shipping in July. Unfortunately, the XQD memory cards will be available at the end of the third quarter. Given the previous delays, I think it is safe to assume that we will not see any new Lexar XQD memory cards […]

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The firmware update for the cross-type sensors at the outer areas of the frame is still not released (for Nikon D5, D850 and D500)

Time seems to stand still at Nikon. When the Nikkor 180-400mm f/4E TC 1.4 FL ED VR lens was announced, Nikon promised (in the press release) to release a firmware update for the D5, D850 and D500 that will make the outer row of AF points activated as cross-type sensors to significantly enhance the AF […]

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Nikon D5 firmware update version 1.30 released

Nikon released firmware update version 1.30 for the Nikon D5 DSLR camera (I reported about it yesterday on social media: Facebook, Twitter and Google+). The new firmware can be downloaded from Nikon’s website. Here is the changelog:

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Lexar 32GB XQD memory card now in stock

The Lexar 32GB 2933x XQD 2.0 memory card bundled with a card reader is currently in stock at Adorama for $84.95:

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