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Nikon D5 Firmware Update: Electronic VR, Longer 4K Video and More

nikon d5 firmware update

Nikon has just released the latest update to the Nikon D5 firmware. The firmware version 1.10 update will bring a host of new features to Nikon’s flagship DSLR camera.

nikon d5 firmware options

Longer 4K Video Recording

Users are now able to record 4K video for up to 29 minutes and 59 seconds long. Movies are recorded across up to 8 files, each up to 4 GB size, which can be joined together using the ViewNX-Movie Editor option in ViewNX-i version 1.2.0 or later.

Electronic Vibration Reduction

An Electronic VR option has been added to the MOVIE SHOOTING MENU. Note that electronic vibration reduction is not available at frame sizes of 3840×2160 or 1920×1080 crop, and that the angle of view is slightly reduced when electronic vibration reduction is in effect.

Autofocus Updates

Dynamic-area AF (9 points) has been added to the AF-area mode options available during viewfinder photography.

The main updates to viewfinder photography autofocus are:

  • Improved camera response when the button assigned Auto-area AF using Custom Setting f1 (Custom control assignment) > AF-area mode or AF-area mode + AF-ON is pressed to temporarily select auto-area AF.
  • Improved tracking when Wide is selected for Custom Setting a5 (3D-tracking watch area) and 3D-tracking is selected for AF-area mode.

Flicker Reduction

Have better success shooting under artificial lighting. Enable flicker reduction, and the camera will time the shutter firing to reduce the effect of flicker. You can find this in the PHOTO SHOOTING MENU.

And more…

There are many more smaller updates that the firmware will bring. You can read the whole change log and download the firmware update on the Nikon website.

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