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Nikon Coolpix 8400 and 8800 firmware updates

Nikon releases new firmware updates for the Coolpix 8400 and 8800 addressing:

- Shutter release delay times
- Expanded Self-timer modes.
- PictureProject camera control
- Use of 6 GB Microdrives
- Speedlight picture recording
- Command-dial operation
- Quick response shooting
- Errors in Korean menus

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Nikon Coolpix 8400 and 8800 firmware updates - digital camera and photography newsIssues addressed with firmware version:
  • The shutter releases immediately with self-timer photography using the remote control.
    Be aware that the 2-second shutter-release delay will no longer be possible with self-timer photography using the remote control.
  • The self-timer can now be used with Fireworks show, Museum, and Sports Scene modes.
  • Camera control using PictureProject COOLPIX Remote Control is now possible. (since firmware version 1.3)
  • 6-GB Microdrives can now be used.
  • Pictures were not correctly recorded when taken with Internal off selected for the Speedlight cntrl option in the shooting menu?s Speedlight opt. item, and flash mode set to rear-curtain sync. This problem has been corrected. (since firmware version 1.3)
  • Command-dial operation was possible while a picture, taken with Quick response selected for the Release speed option in the setup menu?s
  • Monitor options item, was being recorded to the memory card. This problem has been corrected.
  • Shooting was possible while a picture, taken with Quick response selected for the Release speed option in the setup menu?s Monitor options item and Auto bracketing selected for the Auto bracketing item in the shooting menu, was being recorded to the memory card. This problem has been corrected.
  • Errors in Korean menus have been corrected.


    Download links

    Note: EU firmware downloads not yet posted and requires registration

    EU - Coolpix 8400 Firmware Update 1.5
    US - Coolpix 8400 Firmware Update 1.5

    EU - Coolpix 8800 Firmware Update 1.7
    US - Coolpix 8800 Firmware Update 1.7
June 21, 2005
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