Nikon D600 Service Advisory

Nikon D600

Nikon has finally issued a service advisory for the Nikon D600 with regard to the dust accumulation on the sensor. Those hoping for a fix for the abnormal amount of dust and debris on the D600 sensor, however, will be disappointed to learn that Nikon essentially says that this is perfectly normal behavior “generally attributed to the natural accumulation of dust.”

The solution?

Have the D600 serviced by a Nikon service center.

The full service advisory is reproduced below. [Read more…]

Switronix Introduces Power Cable for Nikon DSLRs

Switronix has a new power cable for Nikon DSLRs that provides access to hours of runtime from any V-mount or 3-Stud battery. The Switronix XP-DSLR-EL15 power cable is compatible with all Nikon DSLRs that accept the Nikon EN-EL15 battery (like the Nikon D800 or D600).

The cables feature a regulated 9.2v battery paddle and an inline female P-Tap connector for 12vdc, housed in an enclosure. The XP-DSLR-EL15 also includes both red and green LED indication to display status of battery power.

Switronix power cables have been available for Canon DSLRs and other cinema cameras for quite some time and have proven popular for extending shoot time in video projects.  For more details on the new Switronix XP-DSLR-EL15, check out Switronix’s website.  It should be available soon at B&H Photo and other retailers.

Nikon D600 Kits w/ Instant Rebates

Nikon D600 Kit

The new Nikon D600 has a couple of rebates available for the kits that include either the 24-85mm f/3.5-5.6 VR lens or the 28-300mm f/3.5-5.6 VR lens at $100 off and $150 off, respectively.  These instant rebates expire November 17, 2012.

Check out the deals at B&H Photo via the links below.

Nikon D600 + 24-85mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR Lens $2,596 after $100 instant rebate

Nikon D600 + 28-300mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR Lens $2,996 after $150 instant rebate

DxO Optics Pro v7.5.5 Adds Support for Canon 1D X & Nikon D600

DxO Optics Pro v7.5.5 has been released and adds support for the following cameras:

Additionally, there are nearly 400 new camera/lens combinations added to the the library. Note that 1D X and D600 support are only available in the DxO Optics Pro Elite edition.

More details on DxO’s website.