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Law firm collects Nikon D600 sensor dust/spot complaints for a potential class action lawsuit

The US law firm Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein is currently collecting Nikon D600 dust complaints for a potential class action lawsuit – I personally don’t think this will happen since Nikon has been responsive to customer’s complains and has either fixed the issue (replaced the shutter) or in some cases replaced the camera.

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Nikon is replacing some D600 cameras with new D610 models

Since the Nikon D610 was announced as the solution for the oil/dust issue present on many D600 cameras, I have received several reports from readers (mainly from Europe) who were able to get a new D610 camera from Nikon as a replacement for their “dirty” D600. In some cases (I believe it was France), a small […]

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Nikon D600 sensor dust/oil survey results

With over 13,000 response, those are the results of the Nikon D600 sensor dust/oil survey I posted last week:

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Nikon D600 sensor dust/oil survey

With the latest rumors for a new D610 camera, there have been many discussions on this blog regarding the Nikon D600 dust/oil issue. I promised to do a quick survey that will give us some basic statistics on how wide spread the problem is (thanks to Thom Hogan for suggesting the survey questions). I will publish […]

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Nikon issues official statement on the D600 dust/oil issue

For the first time Nikon officially acknowledged the dust/oil spots on the sensor inside the D600 camera. The suggested solution is to clean your sensor and if this doesn’t resolve the problem, contact Nikon support. The article did not mention that the sensor doesn’t get any more oil/dust spots after aprox. 3000 shots. Here is the full text:

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The Nikon D600 sensor doesn’t get any more oil spots after 3000 shots

Few updates on the Nikon D600 oil spots issue. The good news is that no new oil spots get accumulated over time as reported today by LensRentals: “Things are definitely better. Where 20 of 20 cameras required cleaning 6 weeks ago, only 11 of 20 did this time (our average for all SLRs would be about 5 of 20). Like […]

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Time-lapse video of the Nikon D600 dust accumulation problem

The time-lapse video below shows the dust accumulation problem with a brand new Nikon D600. Note that the lens was never changed during this test – so this is not really dust coming from the outside, but internal particles accumulated around the same upper left portion of the sensor: This is what the author of the video wrote about […]

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Dpreview confirms the dust spots issue on the Nikon D600 sensor

In their just published review of the Nikon D600, dpreview did mention the sensor residue issue that was reported also by many [NR] readers:

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