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Nikon D300 firmware update

User_Removed 14 271 United Kingdom
13 Feb 2008 2:36PM
D300 Firmware update available form the Nikon website.

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aftertherain 13 4.2k 2 United Kingdom
13 Feb 2008 4:57PM
That was quick - thanks for the heads-up
csurry 15 9.2k 92
13 Feb 2008 5:02PM
According to another website it is to deal with very long exposures and some issues around that scenario. So probably not required by everyone if that is the case.
csurry 15 9.2k 92
13 Feb 2008 5:05PM
Quote from the website

Quote:The D300 has two different sets of firmware, A and B. This download upgrades the A firmware to version 1.02 only.
This firmware resolves an issue which, in rare cases, causes vertical bands to appear in images captured at shutter speeds slower than 8 seconds.

miptog 12 3.6k 61 United Kingdom
13 Feb 2008 5:20PM

Quote:resolves an issue which, in rare cases, causes vertical bands to appear

Back to banding again!
Just Jas Plus
16 26.2k 1 England
13 Feb 2008 6:04PM

Quote:Quote:resolves an issue which, in rare cases, causes vertical bands to appearBack to banding again!

Wakey Wakey! Smile
User_Removed 14 17.9k 8 Norway
13 Feb 2008 6:45PM
Not 'Banding' again - surely! I amazed.

Off to 'cuddle' my D200...



Sorry Mike - just read your input. Nice to know I'm in similar-minded company...
Fujiconvert 13 1.3k England
16 Feb 2008 6:01AM
At the moment and since yesterday evening the download server of Nikon has been down.
ChrisNikon 11 52
17 Feb 2008 5:55PM
I'm waiting for the server to be up and running too!
dathersmith 10 559 12 England
7 Mar 2008 8:54PM
Has anyone downloaded and installed this update? If so was there any issues or have you seen improvements?


Danny_Peters 10 159 England
8 Mar 2008 12:21AM
Yes, I downloaded and installed the update to no apparent effect.
Fujiconvert 13 1.3k England
8 Mar 2008 5:21AM
Well me being thick couldn't figure it out so I tried out my d300 on a longish exposure and all was well so I don't need it.
mightymash 10 111 1 United Kingdom
8 Mar 2008 9:56AM
I tried a long exposure first too.

No banding, didn't bother.
dathersmith 10 559 12 England
8 Mar 2008 10:43AM
Cheers guys, I must say I've taken a few very long exposures and seen no banding so probably wont bother either.


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