Category Archives: Nikon D5

Nikon D5 100th anniversary edition camera delayed till August

Nikon Japan issued a notice today that the Nikon D5 100th-anniversary edition camera was delayed. The reason given was “as it takes time to final adjust the product”. The new shipping date is early August 2017. The price of the D5 10o years edition is $7999.95 (Adorama |B&H). The rest of the Nikon 100th anniversary products are […]

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The new Nikon EN-EL18b battery is now in stock

Back in February Nikon quietly introduced a new EN-EL18b lithium-ion battery for D4, D4s and D5 DSLR cameras. The new version has 10.8V of output power, 2500mAh capacity, and 27Wh energy consumption rate. The older EN-EL18 model had a 2000 mAh capacity, but the EN-EL18a was also 2500mAh. The new Nikon EN-EL18b battery is currently in […]

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New firmware updates for the Nikon D5 and D500, new versions of ViewNX-i and Camera Control Pro

Nikon released new firmware updates for the D5 and D500 DSLR cameras (and the Coolpix B700) and software updates for the Camera Control Pro 2 and ViewNX-i:

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Sony is now the only manufacturer of XQD memory cards

Yesterday’s news about Micron discontinuing the Lexar memory cards retail business has a bigger impact on Nikon shooters because in addition to Sony, Lexar was the only other manufacturer of XQD memory cards that are used in the latest Nikon D5 and D500 DSLR cameras. Hopefully, somebody will buy out the Lexar brand or jump […]

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Nikon begins accepting orders for 100th anniversary products

Earlier today Nikon announced the pricing of their 100th-anniversary commemorative products (additional info available here and here): Nikon D5 100th anniversary edition – $7999.95 (B&H link) Nikon D500 100th anniversary edition – $2799.95 (B&H link) NIKKOR 70-200E 100th anniversary edition – $3999.95 (B&H link) NIKKOR triple f/2.8 zoom lens set 100th anniversary edition – $7999.95 (B&H link) Nikon 100th anniversary pin […]

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Japanese pricing for Nikon’s 100th anniversary commemorative items

As I already mentioned last week, Nikon has still to announce the pricing and details of their commemorative items and it seems that this will all happen tomorrow, so stay tuned for details. Here is the Japanese pricing on some of the items, shipping should start at the end of  July: UPDATE: the US pricing can be found […]

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