Category Archives: Nikon D500

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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Different Lexar SDXC and XQD memory cards tested on the Nikon D7500 and D500 cameras

After the news that all Lexar memory cards will be discontinued, there have been some discussions about the speed of the different SD and XQD memory cards. I found some tests performed by Lexar that you may find interesting – the first one is a comparison between the Lexar 64GB 2000x SDXC UHS-II ($94.82) and Lexar […]

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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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This Nikon D500 camera still works after getting destroyed by a German Shepherd named Rex

The Belgian photo store PCH sent me this story of a Nikon D500 camera being chewed by a German Shepherd named Rex. While some of the plastic is gone, the dog could not damage the magnesium alloy frame and the camera is still working as you can see in the video:

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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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