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Nikon releases firmware update version 1.11 for the D40

Nikon releases a small firmware update version 1.11 for their D40 digital SLR camera.

The modifications enabled with upgrade of A and B firmware are:

Shooting times were not always accurately recorded in image data for images captured in bursts of continuous shooting.

This issue has been resolved...
Check-out the Nikon D40 specifications & reviewsGoto the Nikon D40 firmware download pages:

US - Nikon D40 Firmware update A/B version 1.11 – Windows
US - Nikon D40 Firmware update A/B version 1.11 – Macintosh

EU - Nikon D40 Firmware update A/B version 1.11 – Windows
EU - Nikon D40 Firmware update A/B version 1.11 – Macintosh


Modifications and issues addressed with previous firmware version 1.10:

- The product will be "Certified for Windows Vista".
- Support for the new USB Media Transfer Protocol (MTP) has been added.
- The PTP option in the setup menu's USB item will be modified to MTP/PTP. The icon will also be modified
- The range of possible settings for the Date option in the setup menu's World time item will be changed to 2000-2099.
- An issue that caused the ISO auto feature to be disabled, when a two-button reset operation was performed with ISO sensitivity set to any option other than ISO 200, has been resolved.
- When attempting to edit images, which had already been edited using a computer, with options in the D40's retouch menu, the camera sometimes froze.  Therefore, images that have been edited using a computer can no longer be edited using the camera.
- An issue that prevented accurate recording of flash output value when manual flash photography was applied with use of the Nikon Speedlight SB-400 has been resolved so that flash output value is accurately recorded.
- Errors in English, Polish, Swedish, and Traditional Chinese menus have been corrected.
- When white balance is fine-tuned, "+" or "?" will be displayed with the following icons:
- White balance mode icon in the shooting information display
- White balance mode icon in the shooting menu
- When the mode dial is set to a Digital Vari-Program and the AF-area mode setting is changed, the AF-area mode setting will no longer revert to the default setting with the following operations:  
 The camera is turned off
 Monitor and exposure meters turn off automatically (auto meter off)
- The electronic analog exposure displays will flash in the viewfinder and the shooting information display when:
 The brightness of the subject exceeds the range that can be controlled by the camera, whether too bright or too dark
 While in P (Programmed Auto) exposure mode with the built-in flash raised.

Additional information: Check-out the Nikon D40 specifications & reviews
April 9, 2008
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