Nikon Z Full Frame Mirrorless Camera Firmware Update Released


Photographers equipped with the Nikon Z9, Nikon Z7II and Nikon Z6II can now download and install a new firmware update in the form of version 2.00 released by Nikon bringing improved AF performance.

the Nikon Z-series The platform is designed to evolve, to add features and functionality as technology advances. Thanks to firmware updates and, in some cases, service upgrades, Z-series cameras are always at the cutting edge of imaging technology.

Nikon Z9 firmware version 2.00

“Firmware version 2.00 for the Z 9 will support integrated recording of RAW video, including over 8K, which was announced in the press release on October 28, 2021. As well as integrated RAW recording 8.3K/60p 12bit which achieves rich tonal gradation, various video features will also be greatly upgraded to meet video production needs. For stills shooting, it also introduces Pre-Release Capture *1, a first *2 for full-frame mirrorless cameras.

JIt records footage up to a second before the shutter button is fully pressed after a half-press of the button. In addition, custom wide-area AF that supports various AF-area arrangement patterns has been newly adopted, enabling more reliable acquisition of key subjects according to each scene. Additionally, some DSLR functions and features, including the Prioritize Viewfinder function, have also become available so that Z 9 users transitioning from DSLRs can enjoy a consistent operating feel.

“With firmware version 1.40 for the Nikon Z 7II and Z 6II, it is possible to prevent the focus point from unintentionally moving to the background in auto-area AF mode, so photographers can more easily focus on the nearest subject when AF starts. This firmware update also supports the ML-L7 remote control, which lets you take photos when you’re away from the camera, making it easier to take selfies from a distance where you can’t reach the shutter button , and nightscapes that may cause camera issues. shake when the button is pressed.

Nikon also announced this week that it is currently developing a new Nikon Z remote grip for its line of mirrorless cameras.

Source: Nikon

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