Nikon Updates Firmware for D7000 to v 1.02

Nikon has released a firmware update for its D7000 DSLR.   This update brings the firmware for this camera up to version 1.02 and fixes several bugs and known issues with the camera.  A full list of bug fixes and a link to the download page can be found after the break.

To download the latest firmware for the Nikon D7000 you can visit Nikon on the web or to go directly to the firmware download page you can click this link.  Below is a list of the bug fixes that are addressed with this update.

  • Noise reduction processing is now performed with shutter speeds slower than 1 s (previously 8 s) when On is selected for Long Exp. NR in order to reduce the bright spots that occur with shooting of still images at slow shutter speeds. 
  • An issue that prevented the opening of movies recorded with the D7000 in certain movie editing software applications has been resolved.  
  • When the camera was connected to a television via the A/V cable and a movie was played back, playback was normal the first time but when the movie was played two or more times, the sound was played back at extremely low volume and seemed to play intermittently.  This issue has been resolved.  
  • When white balance for RAW images created using the camera’s image overlay function was fine tuned with Capture NX 2 or ViewNX 2, the images acquired a magenta cast.  This issue has been resolved.
  • An issue that caused 0.00” to be displayed for heading information when the GP-1 GPS unit was connected to the camera has been resolved so that —.– is now displayed. 
  • When Viewfinder virtual horizon was the role assigned to the Fn button or the preview button and the applicable button was pressed, errors in the virtual horizon indicator were displayed.  This issue has been resolved. 
  • The following errors in Help displays have been resolved.  
  • “Maximum sensitivity” help was displayed for shooting menu>ISO sensitivity settings>On or Off help. 
  • German help displayed “Select focus priority for AF-S mode.” for Custom Settings>a1: AF-C priority selection help
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