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Akira

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”New” firmware update for D7100
« on: July 27, 2022, 07:26:07 »
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Re: ”New” firmware update for D7100
« Reply #1 on: July 27, 2022, 10:56:06 »
Let me be the first to say  >:( about Zii body updates  :-[
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Re: ”New” firmware update for D7100
« Reply #2 on: July 27, 2022, 15:29:24 »
Interesting.  I don't have the software, but I suppose I will do the update anyway.  I keep hoping they'd throw in a trap focusing fix, but that's wishful thinking I'm sure.


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Re: ”New” firmware update for D7100
« Reply #3 on: July 29, 2022, 14:37:30 »
I would reckon that this sentence in the link might just be on the money: "Or, maybe a Nikon engineer owned a D7100 that they really wanted to get working again for their specific use case. "
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Re: ”New” firmware update for D7100
« Reply #4 on: July 29, 2022, 15:08:43 »
Let me be the first to say  >:( about Zii body updates  :-[

Do you have any problem with Z7II?


Interesting.  I don't have the software, but I suppose I will do the update anyway.  I keep hoping they'd throw in a trap focusing fix, but that's wishful thinking I'm sure.

Unfortunately, it should be difficult to add a a new feature to a decade old hardware.  But I believe that keeping its firmware latest is always worthwhile.


I would reckon that this sentence in the link might just be on the money: "Or, maybe a Nikon engineer owned a D7100 that they really wanted to get working again for their specific use case. "

Hmm...I would be very much interested in the "specific use case"!
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Re: ”New” firmware update for D7100
« Reply #5 on: September 09, 2022, 20:06:58 »
Just a quick note, I don't think changing the trap focusing issue would require any real change.  I think Nikon did it with a firmware change on some of the full frame models which had dropped it, and it's re-enabled on the D7200.  A little annoyance, but I wouldn't mind having it, if not for trapping moving subjects, for hand-held closeups when I'm a little unsteady.