Nikon has released two firmware updates for its full-frame DSLRs, the D600 and D800. The full list of modifications are listed below

Nikon has released firmware updates for two of its full-frame DSLRs – the Nikon D600 and Nikon D800. The D600’s new C:1.01 firmware includes modifications to support the AF-S NIKKOR 800mm f/5.6E FL ED VR lens and the frame output size has changed from 95% to 100% when movie live view display is changed to ‘Information off’ and an HDMI-compatible device is connected.

The new B:1.02 firmware update for the Nikon D800 sees a number of modifications, including more vivid images being displayed by the camera’s monitor. A full list of the modifications can be found below.

The new Nikon D600 C:1.01 firmware update contains:

- Support for the AF-S NIKKOR 800mm f/5.6E FL ED VR has been added.

– Subject tracking performance in AF-C (continuous-servo autofocus) autofocus mode with framing using the viewfinder has been improved. 

- Frame output size has been changed from 95% to 100% when movie live view display is changed to “Information off” and an HDMI-compatible device is connected.

– An issue that caused the right edges of images to be somewhat white when captured at an Image area setting of DX (24×16) 1.5x with Active D-Lighting set to Off has been resolved. 

- When the camera’s shutter-release button was pressed repeatedly for uninterrupted shooting with the “Record to:” option in Camera Control Pro 2’s Storage tab set to “PC+CARD”, the camera would stop responding with displaying “Err” in its control panel. This issue has been resolved.

– In some very rare cases, colors would change with shooting when white balance was set to a specific color temperature, as with Preset manual or Choose color temp. This issue has been resolved.

The new Nikon D800 A:1.01 / B:1.02 firmware update contains:   

- Support for the AF-S NIKKOR 800mm f/5.6E FL ED VR has been added.  

- Subject tracking performance in AF-C (continuous-servo autofocus) autofocus mode with framing using the viewfinder has been improved.

– Gamut for Adobe RGB images displayed in the camera’s monitor has been changed. This enables more vivid display of images. 

- With live view photography in [M] (Manual) exposure mode, exposure preview was always on. This issue has been resolved.

– In some very rare cases when certain memory cards were used, movie recording would stop, even when the time remaining display indicated remaining recording time.This issue has been resolved.  

- With shooting at an image quality setting of TIFF (RGB) and an image size setting of Small, the right edge of images contained a purple line.This issue has been resolved.

– In some rare cases, images recorded in JPEG format could not be opened by some software applications.This issue has been resolved.   

- In some very rare cases, colors would change with shooting when white balance was set to a specific color temperature, as with Preset manual or Choose color temp.This issue has been resolved.

To download the new firmware updates, visit https://nikoneurope-en.custhelp.com

  • David P.

    Finally, Nikon reacted to the so many complaints on the WEB.
    Thanks Nikon!