Category Archives: Nikon Z7

Nikon Z6/Z7 firmware update 2.0 additional coverage

Some additional coverage on the new Nikon Z6/Z7 firmware update 2.0 that includes: Eye-Detection autofocus (AF) for still-image shooting AF performance improvements in low-light situations Addition of auto-exposure (AE) tracking capability to the continuous high-speed (extended) mode First, the Nikon Z6/Z7 Facebook group is full with examples, feedback, commentary on the new firmware update. Definitely worth […]

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Nikon Z6 and Z7 technical service advisory for faulty vibration reduction (VR) feature

Nikon issued a “Technical Service Advisory” for users of the Nikon Z6 and Z7 cameras for faulty vibration reduction (VR) feature. You can check if your camera is impacted: Check Serial Number (Z 6 camera customers) Check Serial Number (Z 7 camera customers) Additional infiormationL:

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Nikon Z6/Z7 firmware update 2.0 with eye AF officially released

Nikon just released firmware update 2.0 for the Z6 and Z7 camera with eye AF, improve low light focus capability (as previoulsy reported) and other fixes improvements: Eye-Detection autofocus (AF) for still-image shooting The new firmware offers Eye-Detection AF functionality that automatically detects and focuses on human eyes when using the Auto-area AF mode in […]

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Nikon Japan confirmed Z6/Z7 firmware 2.0 for May 16th

Nikon Japan confirmed that firmware update version 2.0 for the Nikon Z7 and Z7 mirrorless cameras will be officially released on May 16th (Thursday). Update: it seems that the firmware update for the CF Express memory cards and RAW video will not be included on May 16th.

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Rumors: the upcoming Nikon Z6/Z7 firmware update will improve low light focus capability to -6EV for the Z6 and -4EV for the Z7

Nikon confirmed that the new eye-detection AF firmware update and more for the Nikon Z6/Z7 cameras is scheduled to be released next week (May 16th). This timeframe matches with my previous report of a CF Express firmware update for the Nikon Z cameras to be released in the second quarter of 2019. I received a rumor that the upcoming firmware […]

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Nikon EN-EL15b battery discontinued?

The Nikon EN-EL15b battery used in the Z6, Z7, D7100, D7200, 7500, D500, D810, and D850 cameras is listed as “closeout” and “no longer available” at Adorama and B&H (still in stock at Amazon):

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