Nikon fixed lockup issue for D800/D800E and D4 with firmware update 1.01

Today, Nikon released new firmware update for Nikon D800 / D800E and Nikon D4. The firmware update version is 1.01, to fix the lockup issue of both D800 and D4.

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Nikon D800 wins Camera Grand Prix 2012 award as ‘best camera’

Nikon’s D800 has been awarded the prestigious Camera Grand Prix 2012 title and also won the public vote for best camera. The awards, organized by the Japanese ‘Camera Journal Press Club’ also recognized the Canon EF 8-15mm F4L USM as lens of the year. Meanwhile, the Editors Awards were given to Sony’s NEX-7 and the Olympus m.Zuiko 45mm F1.8. Read More »

Nikon D800 Vs. Canon 5D Mark III Video Comparison

One of best comparison video about Nikon D800 and Canon EOS 5D Mark III. Both have pluses and minuses, both are full frame DSLRs, have dual card slots SD and CF, 100 view finder coverage, weather sealed body, both have a somewhat similar Continuous Shoot Speed, both have excellent auto focus systems, and both now have new headphone jacks.

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Nikon D800 In-depth review from dpreview.com

dpreview.com had just posted the new Nikon D800 review. Nikon D800 is one of best professional DSLRs in the world. At 36MP, the D800 is the highest resolution camera you can buy without making the step up to medium format, it’s also one of the first DSLRs to offer uncompressed video output. Despite these drastic increases in capability over the D700, Nikon’s latest full-frame offering will be immediately familiar to any one who’s shot with one of the company’s high-end cameras. So what’s the D800 like to shoot with and does all that resolution render its competition redundant?

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LockCircle announced LockPort D800 secure HDMI ports for Nikon D800

Accessory maker LockCircle has announced it will offer its ‘LockPort’ durable HDMI socket bracket for the Nikon D800. The LockPort800 combines a mounting plate that secures to the base of the camera with a miniHDMI-to-standard HDMI adapter that bolts onto it. This provides an easy-access full-size HDMI connector while also protecting your camera’s miniHDMI socket from damage. The mounting plate is designed so that the camera can still be used with other mounts, tripod plates and accessories, in tandem with the LockPort. The LockPort800 will be available from June 2012 at a cost of $199/€99.

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Nikon confirmed the D4 / D800 lockup issue

In a statement to PDN Online, Nikon USA acknowledged the D4 / D800 lockup issue. Nikon is currently working on a permanent solution, Nikon has not said whether the permanent solution will involve a firmware update for the D4 and D800 but it seems likely. In the mean time you can turn off both the ‘Highlights’ and ‘RGB Histogram’ display options in order to avoid this problem:

Can you spot the problem?

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