Archive: Tag: Nikon Z7

Confirmed : Nikon Z7 Sensor is Made by Sony

It is now confirmed that the sensor inside the Nikon Z7 camera is made by Sony. TechInsights (previously known as Chipworks) published their reports on the sensors inside the Nikon Z7.

According to this report, Nikon Z7 uses the Sony IMX309BQJ sensor. The sensor is offered with 45.7 megapixels. We know the benefits of the backlit BSI sensor from Sony’s A7R Mark III.

See also: Best Lenses for Nikon Z6 and Z7 | Best Memory Cards for Nikon Z6 & Z7 Continue reading…

Nikon Instant Rebates : Up to $500 off on Nikon Lenses & $600 off on Nikon Z6

Nikon released new instant rebates on selected Nikon cameras and lenses for June 2020.

With these Nikon rebates you can get $300 off on NikonD780 bodyup to $600 off on Nikon Z6 bundlesup to $250 off on Nikon Z50 bundles and up to $500 off on Nikon DSLR & mirrorless lenses. All these deals are set to expire on June 28th, 2020.

Below are the detailed savings and direct links to the major US stores.  Continue reading…

Update on Tokina Compatibility Notice for Nikon Z6, Z7 and Z50 Cameras

Tokina issued another update on the compatibility of Tokina F-mount lenses with Nikon Z 6, Nikon Z 7 and Nikon Z 50 mirrorless cameras.

Previously, Tokina has published a compatibility noticed for Nikon Z-series owners, regarding a few issues the company came across while ‘thoroughly’ testing the functionality of its F-mount lenses when used on Z-series cameras with Nikon’s FTZ Mount Adapter. Continue reading…

Nikon Z6 & Nikon Z7 Firmware Update Released with Animal-Detection AF

Nikon has released a new firmware update for the Nikon Z6 and Nikon Z7 full-frame mirrorless cameras.

Updating the Z6 and Z7 to firmware version 3.00 adds a new Animal-detection AF feature to the current Face/eye-detection AF. Subject tracking has also been modified to function more like the 3D-tracking feature in Nikon digital SLR cameras and support for additional CFexpress memory card brands has also been added. Check brands at Adorama, B&H, and Amazon in the US.

Below are the main changes: Continue reading…

Techart Releases TZC-01 – New Canon EF to Nikon Z Autofocus Adapter

Techart releases the TZC-01, an adapter that makes it possible to mount and use autofocus Canon EF lenses on Nikon Z6 and Z7 cameras

Techart says the TZC-01 will work with EF-mount lenses from Canon, Sigma, Tamron, Tokina and Zeiss. In addition to ‘native’ autofocus performance, the lenses will also maintain aperture control, stabilization features and EXIF data. In total, Techart lists 62 lenses it says are proven compatible with the adapter: Continue reading…

Nikon Z6/Z7 Firmware V.2.20 Released

Nikon officially released the firmware version 2.20 for Nikon Z6 & Z7 which adds support for CFexpress memory cards and paid RAW video upgrade.

The main update is that Z6 & Z7 now support CFexpress memory cards, currently only Sony CFexpress cards are fully supported by Nikon Z6 & Z7.

Nikon also announced that Z6 and Z7 owners can send their cameras to a Nikon Service Center for a paid upgrade ($200) to add Raw video output.

The RAW video output capability upgrade will be included free of charge as part of the Nikon Z 6 Filmmaker’s kit bundle: Adorama | B&H Photo | Amazon.

See also Nikon Upcoming Cameras 2020. Continue reading…