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This lens patent could be for the Nikon Coolpix P900 camera replacement

Nikon has a new patent for a 4.3-357mm f/2-6.5 VR lens designed for cameras equipped with 1/2.3″ sensor (24-2000mm equivalent). There is a good chance that this lens could be used in the replacement of the popular Nikon Coolpix P900 camera ($529). For comparison, the P900 has a 4.3-357mm f/2.8-6.5 lens – the zoom will basically remain […]

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Using the Nikon Coolpix P900 camera with Raynox DCR-250 macro lens

A reader sent me a quick report on using the Nikon Coolpix P900 camera with the Raynox DCR-250 2.5x super macro lens:

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Deal of the day: Nikon Coolpix P900 camera for $549

The hard to find Nikon Coolpix P900 camera is now available on eBay for $549 or $50 off the regular MSRP. Note that this is a grey market item that comes with seller’s (not manufacturer’s) warranty. You can see the 83x zoom capabilities (2000mm) of the P900 camera in this post. Update – the P900 is currently […]

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Firmware update version 1.3 for the Nikon Coolpix P900 camera now available

Nikon released firmware version 1.3 for the Coolpix P900 camera that fixes the issue with some Points of Interest (POI) in Hong Kong, Macao, and Taiwan not being displaying correctly. A reader informed me yesterday that Amazon received a new P900 shipment that was user to fulfill existing pre-orders. Third party resellers (with US warranty) currently have […]

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Nikon P900 camera now in stock

The Nikon P900 camera is currently in stock at BestBuy. The P900 has been out of stock pretty much since it was announced. If you have not yet seen the 83x zoom capabilities (2000mm) of this camera, check out this post. BestBuy allows you to oder online and pick up the camera at your local store. […]

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Nikon launched a new astrophotography website

Nikon launched a new website called “Step into the world of astrophotography, with a Nikon camera”. Some of the discussed topics are: Step into the world of astrophotography with Nikon Recommended NIKKOR lenses Astrophotography: a primer An array of stars awaits your challenge Advanced steps: with an astronomical telescope Message for beginners, from an astrophotographer In addition […]

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