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Nikon D810 cameras with thermal fix are marked with a blue dot on the box

After my weekend post, several readers from different countries confirmed that their new Nikon D810 camera they purchased from the new batch do indeed have a blue dot marking on the box to indicate that the thermal fix was already applied. Not all cameras with a blue dot on the box have the black dot inside the […]

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How to tell if a Nikon D810 camera has the thermal issue fix?

Firmware update C1.01 A reader send me a confirmation that Nikon updated the C firmware on his D810 camera to 1.01 in order to fix the thermal issue (white dots) during long exposures: Black dot in the tripod socket Several readers purchased a Nikon D810 from the last B&H shipment (see this post) and confirmed the presence of a […]

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The latest B&H shipment of Nikon D810 cameras does not have the thermal issue (white dots)

After it has been out of stock for a while, B&H just received a new shipment of Nikon D810 DSLRs and they confirmed to me that all cameras in their warehouse already have the fix for the thermal issue (white dots) during long exposures. I am curious if those “new” cameras will have a different firmware […]

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Nikon’s service advisory for thermal issue (white dots) during long exposures with the D810 camera

Nikon USA/Nikon EU/Nikon Japan issued a service advisory for thermal problem (white dots/bright spots) during long exposures with the D810 camera. Back in 2010 the D7000 had a similar issue and I am surprised that Nikon has another QA problem after the D600 spots. At least this time they offered a solution just few weeks after the camera […]

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