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 Thursday, March 14, 2013
Nikon WR-R10 Wireless Remote Controller Transceiver
From Nikon:
 
Modifications enabled with this firmware upgrade

  • Camera settings can now be viewed and changed using the WR-1 when the WR-1 is used as a transmitter and the WR-R10 is connected to a D7100 for use as a receiver.
  • Support for the Release Hold Time function built into the WR-1 is now supported when the WR-1 is used as a transmitter and the WR-R10 is used as a receiver.
  • To make remote operation using the WR-1 function that allows for division of multiple units into groups (A, B, C, D) more convenient, the group specified with the WR-R10 is now fixed at group A rather than all groups (A, B, C, D) with transmission. With reception, the group is fixed at group A with firmware versions 1.00 and 2.00.
  • The following cameras can be used at this time to upgrade the WR-R10 firmware: D7100

Only the camera(s) indicated above can be used to upgrade WR-R10 firmware. Firmware updates can also be perfomed for you at Nikon service centers.
 
Confirming the firmware version

  1. Connect the WR-R10 to a camera
  2. Turn on the camera
  3. Press the camera's MENU button and select Firmware version from the setup menu.
  4. The WR-R10's firmware version will be displayed with a "W".
  5. Turn off the camera.

Download the Nikon WR-R10 2.00 firmware update: Windows | Macintosh
 
Firmware installation instructions (English, PDF): Windows | Macintosh
 
B&H carries the Nikon WR-R10 Wireless Remote Controller Transceiver.

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Post Date: 3/14/2013 8:13:47 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
 Tuesday, February 05, 2013
Nikon has released firmware version A:1.21/B:1.21 for Nikon 1 V1 digital cameras.
 
Modifications enabled with this firmware upgrade

  • Immediately after the camera was turned on after attaching a lens, shooting display in the camera monitor or electronic viewfinder (view through the lens) sometimes appeared to move. This issue has been resolved.

Update instructions: Windows | Macintosh
 
Download the Nikon 1 V1 Firmware A:1.21/B:1.21: Windows | Macintosh
 
B&H carries the Nikon 1 V1 digital camera.

Posted to: Nikon News
Post Date: 2/5/2013 7:22:22 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
 Tuesday, January 29, 2013
From Nikon:
 
Modifications enabled with this upgrade of firmware, release date January 29, 2013

  • Subject tracking performance in AF-C (continuous-servo autofocus) autofocus mode with framing using the viewfinder has been improved.

Basic Upgrade instructions*
 
IMPORTANT - The firmware cannot be upgraded when Network> Network connection in the setup menu is set to ON. Be sure to set Network connection to OFF before attempting to upgrade the firmware.

  1. Create a new folder with an appropriate name on your computer.
  2. Choose the correct download below for the computer system you are using, and save the download to the folder created in step 1.
  3. Run the downloaded file to create the folder titled D4Update, containing the following file: D4_0104.bin
  4. Format an approved memory card in the camera, then remove .
  5. Copy the D4_0104.bin file to the top level of the memory card using a memory card reader or similar device, do not copy the file into any folder on the memory card.
  6. Insert memory card into the cameras memory card slot, and switch on.
  7. Select Firmware Version from the setup menu and follow the instructions displayed to upgrade the camera's firmware.
  8. DO NOT switch off the camera at any time during the update, doing so may result in the need for service.
  9. After the upgrade is complete, trun the camera off and remove the memory card.
  10. Check the cameras firmware version to be sure it completed.
  11. Format memory card in camera for use.

* - Firmware updates can be performed for you at authorized Nikon service centers.
 
Download the complete firmware update instructions here.
 
Download the Nikon D4 A:1.04 / B:1.02 firmware: Windows | Macintosh

Posted to: Nikon News
Post Date: 1/29/2013 10:35:04 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
 Wednesday, December 19, 2012
From Nikon:
 
This software is for upgrading the COOLPIX S800c firmware from v1.0 or v1.1 to v1.2. Verify your camera’s firmware version using the instructions below. If this latest version is already installed in your camera, you need not update the firmware.
 
Be sure that you have read and understand the terms of the license agreement before initiating download of this software from the links at the bottom of this page.
 
Modifications enabled in this version
 

  • The position information the GPS function attached to images was sometimes incorrect. This issue has been resolved.
  • If images were captured before the playback mode icon is displayed, the date and time recorded was incorrect. This issue has been resolved.

How to verify your cameras current firmware version
 
If the latest firmware version is already installed on your S800c you need not proceed with download or installation of this Firmware Upgrade. The current firmware version can be verified from the Firmware version item in the camera's setup menu.

  1. Turn on the camera.
  2. Press the MENU button is shooting or playback mode, and tap Setup.
  3. Drag the screen down until Firmware version is displayed, and then tap Firmware Version.
  4. The camera's firmware version will be displayed.
  5. Turn off the camera.

Quick Install Guide
 
This is the quick install guide.
 
Power the camera from AC adapter unit or use a fully charged battery.

  1. Create a new folder with an appropriate name on your computer's hard drive.
  2. Download the Windows (.EXE) or Macintosh (.DMG) file from the links at the bottom of this page to the folder created in step 1.
  3. Run the downloaded file to create a folder called S800CUpdate which contains the firmware folder.
  4. Use a card reader or similar device to copy the firmware folder to the root directory of a formatted SD memory card.
  5. Insert the memory card into the camera's memory card slot and turn on the camera.
  6. Tap Firmware version in the camera's setup menu and follow instructions displayed to upgrade the firmware.
  7. After the upgrade is complete, turn the camera off and remove the memory card.
  8. Access the Firmware version item in the camera's setup menu to confirm that the firmware has been upgraded.

Download the Firmware Update 1.2: Windows | Macintosh

Posted to: Nikon News
Post Date: 12/19/2012 9:51:03 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
 Tuesday, November 27, 2012
From Nikon:
 
Modifications enabled with this upgrade of firmware, release date November, 27, 2012 (A:1.03 / B:1.02)

  • Focus accuracy when a lens and teleconverter with a combined maximum aperture of f/8 is used has been increased

Download the firmware udpate: Windows | Macintosh
 
Firmware update instructions: Windows | Macintosh

Posted to: Nikon News
Post Date: 11/27/2012 6:42:56 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
 Tuesday, November 13, 2012
The Nikon COOLPIX S800c Firmware Update 1.1 is available for download: Widnows | Macintosh
 
From Nikon Europe:
 
This software is for upgrading the COOLPIX S800c firmware from v1.0 to v1.1. Verify your camera’s firmware version using the instructions below. If this latest version is already installed in your camera, you need not update the firmware.
 
Be sure that you have read and understand the terms of the license agreement before initiating download of this software from the links at the bottom of this page.
 
Modifications enabled in this version

  • Support for Hindi and Arabic has been added.
  • When a memory card inserted in the camera was ejected while an Android app saved to the camera’s internal SD card storage (internal SD card space) was running, operation of the Android OS sometimes became unstable. This issue has been resolved.
  • When the camera was turned on and then off, icons for Android apps saved to the camera’s internal SD card storage (internal SD card space) sometimes disappeared. This issue has been resolved.
  • An issue that sometimes caused unexpected termination of Wi-Fi connections has been resolved.
  • An issue that sometimes caused the camera to stop functioning when multiple Android apps were running has been resolved.
  • DPOF-compatible printers were sometimes unable to recognize information specified with print orders (playback menu>Print order). This issue has been resolved.

Detailed firmware upgrade instructions here.

Posted to: Nikon News
Post Date: 11/13/2012 1:10:38 PM CT   Posted By: Sean
 Tuesday, August 21, 2012
Nikon has released a pair of Nikon 1 Lens firmware updates:
 
1 NIKKOR VR 10-30mm f/3.5-5.6 L Firmware Update 1.10: USA | Europe
 
1 NIKKOR VR 30-110mm f/3.8-5.6 L Firmware Update 1.10: USA | Europe
 
Modifications enabled with L firmware Ver. 1.10
 
When this lens is used with Nikon 1 cameras released in, or after, August 2012, the camera can be turned off by locking the lens barrel (retractable lens barrel button), even if the monitor has turned off and the camera has entered standby mode.
Posted to: Nikon News
Post Date: 8/21/2012 10:01:17 AM CT   Posted By: Bryan
 Thursday, August 09, 2012
I'm traveling right now, so I apologize in advance for the consolidated Nikon news update post:
 
Announced today are the Nikon 1 J2 camera, NIKKOR 11-27.5mm f/3.5-5.6 Lens and Waterproof Case WP-N1.
 
The Nikon COOLPIX L610 Digital Compact Camera has been announced.
 
Adorama has the new Nikon gear available for preorder.
 
Nikon 1 V1 firmware A:1.20 / B:1.20 is available for download.
 
Nikon 1 J1 firmware to A:1.20 / B:1.20 is available for download
 
Nikon ViewNX 2.5.0 in now available fordownload.
Posted to: Nikon News
Post Date: 8/9/2012 11:52:41 AM CT   Posted By: Bryan
 Wednesday, July 04, 2012
Nikon D4 Firmware Version A:1.02 / B:1.02 is now available foor download: USA | Europe
 
Modifications enabled with this upgrade of firmware, release date July 4, 2012:

  • An issue that caused the camera to freeze when attempting to format a memory card (setup menu>Format memory card) while the camera was connected to a network in HTTP server mode has been resolved.
  • Format memory card can now be added to My Menu.
  • Gamut for Adobe RGB images displayed in the camera's monitor has been changed. This enables more vivid display of images.
  • The stability of network connections when the FTP upload option is selected has been increased.
  • When recording movies using a lens with an aperture ring in [P] or [S] exposure mode, and Aperture ring selected for Custom Setting f10: Customize command dials>Aperture setting, the minimum aperture was applied. This issue has been resolved.
  • When a still image captured during movie recording with 1920 ×1080; 30 fps; crop, 1920 × 1080; 25 fps; crop, or 1920 × 1080; 24 fps; crop selected for Movie settings>Frame size/frame rate and Live frame grab selected for Custom Setting g4: Assign shutter button was displayed in Capture NX 2 or ViewNX 2, the position of the focus point displayed differed from actual recording position. This issue has been resolved.

Posted to: Nikon News
Post Date: 7/4/2012 9:16:16 AM CT   Posted By: Bryan
 Friday, June 29, 2012
Nikon has updated distortion control data for the following Nikon DSLRs:
 
D90, D3100, D3200, D5000, D5100, D7000, D4, D800, D800E
 
Download the update here.
 
via BT
Posted to: Nikon News
Post Date: 6/29/2012 9:48:00 AM CT   Posted By: Bryan
 Tuesday, May 29, 2012
Nikon has made D4, D800 and D800E firmware update version 1.0.1 available for download.
 
D4: USA | Europe
D800: USA | Europe
D800E: USA | Europe
 
Modifications enabled with this upgrade of Nikon D4 firmware

  • When a still image was captured while viewing existing images in playback mode, the monitor turned off, the memory card access lamp glowed steadily, and, in some rare cases, the camera ceased to respond to operations. This issue has been resolved.
  • When network functions were used with certain settings applied, RAW images were also transferred when Network > Send file as was set to JPEG only. This issue has been resolved.
  • When an option that utilized the main command dial was selected for Custom Setting f15: Playback zoom, and an image was zoomed in or out with playback with certain settings applied, shooting shutter speed, aperture, and exposure compensation settings were sometimes changed. This issue has been resolved.

Modifications enabled with this upgrade of Nikon D800/D800E firmware

  • When a still image was captured while viewing existing images in playback mode, the monitor turned off, the memory card access lamp glowed steadily, and, in some rare cases, the camera ceased to respond to operations. This issue has been resolved.
  • When the Wireless Transmitter WT-4 was used with certain settings applied, RAW images were also transferred when Wireless transmitter > Transfer settings > Send file as was set to JPEG only. This issue has been resolved.
  • A dark shadow sometimes appeared at the bottom edge of images captured with Active D-Lighting set to any option other than Off with Image area set to 5:4 (30x24). This issue has been resolved.

Posted to: Nikon News
Post Date: 5/29/2012 10:02:19 AM CT   Posted By: Bryan
 Tuesday, May 22, 2012
Nikon D700 Firmware Update A 1.03, B 1.02 is now available for download: USA | Europe.
 
Modifications enabled in this version:
 
An issue that, in some very rare cases, caused images to be extremely under-exposed has been resolved.
Posted to: Nikon News
Post Date: 5/22/2012 10:04:11 AM CT   Posted By: Bryan
 Tuesday, May 08, 2012
Firmware Update A 1.12, B 1.10 is now available for the Nikon 1 V1 (USA | Europe) and Nikon 1 J1 (USA | Europe).
 
Modifications enabled: "An issue that caused some frames to be duplicated in slow-motion movies recorded at a Frame rate setting of 1200 fps has been resolved."
Posted to: Nikon News
Post Date: 5/8/2012 9:46:43 AM CT   Posted By: Bryan
 Tuesday, February 07, 2012
Nikon has posted Nikon 1 V1 Firmware Update A:1.11 / B:1.10.
 
Modifications enabled with this firmware upgrade
 
• An issue that sometimes caused images captured using the Speedlight SB-N5 to be over-exposed has been resolved.
 
• When switching from framing photos in the monitor to using the electronic viewfinder, or vice versa, with focus mode set to MF (manual focus) and the display zoomed in, the camera sometimes did not function properly. This issue has been resolved.
 
Nikon has posted Nikon 1 J1 Firmware Update A:1.11 / B:1.10.
 
Modifications enabled with this firmware upgrade
 
• An issue that sometimes caused images captured using the built-in flash to be over-exposed has been resolved.
Posted to: Nikon News
Post Date: 2/7/2012 11:01:15 AM CT   Posted By: Bryan
 Tuesday, December 13, 2011
Nikon has posted version 1.10 firmware for the 1 J1 and 1 V1:
 
Nikon 1 J1 1.10: USA | Europe
Nikon 1 V1 1.10: USA | Europe
 
Modifications enabled with this firmware upgrade
 
Support for the Mount Adapter FT1 has been added. The FT1 enables the use of Nikon F-mount NIKKOR lenses with the J1. Primary specifications are as follows:

  • Autofocusing is possible when AF-S lenses are used. However, focus mode must be set to AF-S (Single AF) and AF-area mode is fixed at Single-point with only the center focus point used.
  • The focus indicator (range finder) can be used with CPU lenses.
  • [P], [S], [A], and [M] exposure modes can be used with CPU lenses.
  • [A] and [M] exposure modes can be used with non-CPU lenses. Aperture is specified using the aperture ring on the lens.
  • Vibration reduction (VR) functions when VR lenses are used. Enable vibration reduction, or specify a setting, using switches on the lens.
  • Shooting in Motion Snapshot mode is only possible when focus has been acquired with an AF-S lens.
  • The Smart Photo Selector function cannot be used.

A Pixel mapping item has been added to the setup menu. Use this feature when unexpected bright spots are recorded in images. Please see the PDF addenda below.
 
Pixel Mapping Addenda - English - file size: 40.9KB
 
Pixel Mapping Addenda - Spanish - file size: 40.4KB
 
Focus Aid Addenda - English - file size: 243KB
 
Focus Aid Addenda - Spanish - (coming soon)

Posted to: Nikon News
Post Date: 12/13/2011 8:52:24 AM CT   Posted By: Bryan
 Monday, November 21, 2011
Nikon has posted the following firmware updates:
 
1 NIKKOR VR 10-30mm f/3.5-5.6 L Firmware Update 1.02: USA | Europe
 
1 NIKKOR VR 10-100mm f/4.5-5.6 PD-ZOOM L Firmware Update 1.01: USA | Europe
 
1 NIKKOR VR 30-110mm f/3.8-5.6 L Firmware Update 1.02 : USA | Europe
 
Modifications enabled with L firmware Ver. 1.02
 
An issue that sometimes caused the aperture value recorded in image data to differ from the actual aperture value at which the image was shot has been resolved.
 
Modifications enabled with L firmware Ver. 1.01
 
An issue that in some rare cases caused images to be blurred when shot immediately after the camera was shaken or moved quickly has been resolved.
Posted to: Nikon News
Post Date: 11/21/2011 9:09:53 AM CT   Posted By: Bryan
 Thursday, November 10, 2011
Nikon D7000 Firmware 1.03 is now available for download.
 
Modifications enabled with B firmware Ver. 1.03
 
• An error where the card may not have been recognized when some memory cards were used has been addressed.
 
• The following issues occurred when the mode dial was rotated from U1 or U2 to another shooting mode or from another shooting mode to U1 or U2 when the power was off or when the exposure meters are off (Auto meter-off). These issues were resolved.
 
• A new folder is sometimes created despite the fact that the current folder does not yet contain 999 files and none of the files are numbered “9999”.
 
• The number of remaining exposures may not be displayed as specified in the settings.
 
• The setting for Role played by card in Slot 2 may change between Overflow, Backup, and RAW Slot 1- JPEG Slot 2.
 
• An issue where Battery info in the setup menu sometimes showed sufficient remaining charge even when the remaining charge for the AA batteries inserted in the MB-D11 battery pack was low has been resolved.
 
• An issue where a saved photo may not have been displayed properly when a movie was displayed in playback mode while saving the photo has been resolved.
 
• An issue where zoom in or zoom out may not have performed properly when the playback zoom in or playback zoom out button was pressed while in Live view has been resolved.
 
• The message displayed when the internal memory of the Wireless Transmitter WT-4 is formatted from the Format transmitter's memory under Device settings in Wireless transmitter of the camera’s setup menu was changed from Done to Built-in memory formatted.
 
• The message displayed when the internal memory of the Wireless Transmitter WT-4 is formatted from the Format transmitter's memory under Device settings in Wireless transmitter of the camera’s setup menu was changed from Done to Built-in memory formatted.
Posted to: Nikon News
Post Date: 11/10/2011 10:45:09 AM CT   Posted By: Bryan
Nikon D5100 Firmware 1.01 is now available for download.
 
Modifications enabled with firmware A:1.01 / B:1.01
 
• An error where the card may not have been recognized when some memory cards were used has been addressed.
 
• When Selective color from the retouch menu is performed on a picture taken with the image quality set to NEF (RAW)+JPEG and an image size of M or S, the edges of the image may not have changed color. This issue has been resolved.
 
• When Metering was set to Matrix metering, the exposure mode set to M (Manual), and the HDR exposure differential set to Auto, the exposure differential was fixed at a value equivalent to 2 EV. This has been changed to enable automatic adjustment of exposure differential so that it is appropriate for the scene
Posted to: Nikon News
Post Date: 11/10/2011 10:44:46 AM CT   Posted By: Bryan
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