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Nikon releases new Coolpix and DSLR firmware updates

Nikon releases firmware updates for their Coolpix and DSLR cameras. The firmware update for the Coolpix P100 (version 1.1) offers improvements for distortion control, greenish images in Night landscape scene mode and for several operational issues. Update version 1.1 for the Coolpix S8100 fixes a problem where only the key picture was displayed for a series shot in sequence display mode. Nikon also made available a Distortion Control Data update for the D90/D5000 that includes support for the latest Nikkor lenses...

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Check out the Nikon Coolpix P100 specifications & reviewsNikon Coolpix P100 Firmware Version 1.1

• Distortion control and Auto bracketing can now be enabled at the same time.
• An issue that caused light sources to appear green with continuous shooting in Night landscape scene mode has been resolved.
• When the camera was turned on by pressing the playback button with the mode dial set to “U” (user setting mode), and the MENU button then pressed, an error message was displayed.  This issue has been resolved.
• An issue that prevented the zoom from operating when the zoom control was pressed in the "T" direction and then immediately pressed in the "W" direction has been resolved.
• An issue that prevented the shutter speed display from blinking when the shutter speed specified with the mode dial set to "S" would result in under-exposure has been resolved.

Nikon Coolpix P100 Firmware download pages
US - Version 1.1 Win & Mac
EU - Version 1.1 Windows
EU - Version 1.1 Macintosh

Nikon Coolpix S8100 Firmware Version 1.1

• When Sequence display options was selected from the playback menu and Individual pictures then selected, pictures previously shot continuously were displayed one at a time, but only the key picture for a series shot after the setting was displayed.  This issue has been resolved.

Nikon Coolpix S8100 Firmware download pages
US - Version 1.1 Win & Mac
EU - Version 1.1 Windows
EU - Version 1.1 Macintosh

Nikon D90 & D5000 Distortion Control Data

Distortion control data are used to correct barrel and pincushion distortion during shooting and editing. They can be loaded into cameras that support distortion control. This update provides support for the newest Nikor lenses.

Nikon Distortion Control Data download pages
Version 1.002 - Windows
Version 1.002 - Macintosh

Additional information: Check out the Nikon Coolpix P100 specifications & reviews
November 10, 2010
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