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Details surrounding new Nikon firmware, software, and services updates.

By Adorama Learning Center Editors

July 10, 2014

Nikon announced firmware and software updates surrounding various Coolpix models and other cameras.

FIRMWARE UPDATES

Nikon Coolpix P340 v1.1

Specifics Include:

  • An issue that, in some rare cases, caused the camera to freeze when the camera was turned on while the shutter-release button was held down has been resolved. 

Software Update Links:

Nikon Coolpix P530 v1.1

Specifics Include:

  • An issue that, in some rare cases, caused the camera to freeze when the camera was turned on while the shutter-release button was held down has been resolved. 
  • An issue that sometimes resulted in over-exposed images when extremely bright subjects were photographed in Pre-shooting cache mode has been resolved. 

Software Update Links:

Nikon Coolpix P600 v1.1

Specifics Include:

  • An issue that, in some rare cases, caused the camera to freeze when the camera was turned on while the shutter-release button was held down has been resolved. 
  • An issue that sometimes resulted in over-exposed images when extremely bright subjects were photographed in Pre-shooting cache mode has been resolved. 

Software Update Links:

Learn more about these Nikon Coolpix models on the Adorama Learning Center.

Nikon Coolpix S9400 v1.1

Specifics Include:

  • An issue that resulted in deviation in the timing of movie video and sound has been resolved. 

Software Update Links:

Nikon Coolpix S9500 v1.1

Specifics Include:

  • An issue that resulted in deviation in the timing of movie video and sound has been resolved. 

Software Update Links:

Learn more about the Nikon Coolpix S9500 on the Adorama Learning Center.

SOFTWARE UPDATES

View NX 2.10.0

Specifics Include:

  • Support for the D810 has been added. 
  • Picture Control Utility has been replaced by Picture Control Utility 2. 

Software Update Links:

Picture Control Utility v2.0

Specifics Include:

  • Not only can the application be used from ViewNX 2 and Capture NX-D, but it can now also be installed and launched as a separate, stand-alone application. 
  • Support for the D810 has been added. 
  • Users can now choose to save Custom Picture Control files in "NP2" format, compatible with the new Picture Control System, or in "NCP" format for use with all cameras that support Custom Picture Controls. 
  • The following are possible when "NP2" is selected. 
  • Flat can now be selected from the list of Stored Picture Controls.
  • When Manual Adjust is selected, each of the adjustment items can now be adjusted in units of 0.25 for more precise adjustment. 
  • A new Clarity item has been added to adjustment items. 
  • The adjustment range for Brightness has been expanded to -1.50 to +1.50. 
  • The Custom Curve is larger, making it easier to adjust tone curves. 
  • The size of the application window can now be adjusted, allowing the area in which the preview image is display to be enlarged. 
  • A new Adjustments for Preview function enables adjustment of Exposure Comp. and White Balance. However, adjustments to these settings are not reflected in the Custom Picture Control being created. 
  • A Reflect changes on preview check box has been added for before-and-after comparison of the Custom Picture Control on the preview image. 

Software Update Links:

SERVICE UPDATES

**All West Coast (west of the Mississippi River) service repairs for Coolpix products only will be serviced at the Nikon Authorized Center located at:

Nikon Authorized Center

Luxtech Repair Inc.

4240 Artesia Boulevard 2nd Floor, Suite 200

Torrance, CA 90504

**All East Coast (east of the Mississippi River) service repairs for Coolpix products only will be serviced at the Nikon Authorized Center located at:

Nikon Authorized Center

Precision Camera

9 Anngina Drive

Enfield, CT 06082

 

Note that these new service locations are for Coolpix products only. If you have any questions, please contact Nikon customer service at 1-800-NikonUS.

 

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