Nikon has released firmware updates for its entire lineup of mirrorless cameras, as well as the FT1 and GP-N100 accessories.
Nikon has begun releasing firmware updates in bulk in recent times. Earlier last month, 10 Coolpix cameras have received updates, while later last month several DSLRs and Coolpix shooters have been upgraded to a new software.
All Nikon mirrorless cameras are now upgradeable to a new firmware
Well, now it is the turn of the 1 system to receive new features and bug fixes, as the Japanese company has released updates for all mirrorless cameras, including the V2, V1, J3, J2, J1, and S1.
Most of these upgrades have been pushed to users in order to add support for the Nikkor 32mm f/1.2 lens, which has been recently launched on the market, and for continuous autofocus for the FT1 mount adapter.
Nikon 1 J3, J2, and S1 get improved FT1 mount adapter and Nikkor 32mm f/1.2 support
Nikon 1 J3, J2, and S1 firmware update 1.10 has been released for these three cameras with identical changelogs. The three mirrorless cameras will support AF-C when using the FT1 adapter, while the Nikkor 32mm f/1.2 lens will also be compatible with the shooters, as stated above.
The third and final change allows photographers to use 1x magnification when capturing images using manual focus mode, meaning that users will be able to use this rate in the list of playback zoom ratios.
Nikon 1 V1 and J1 users will receive mostly the same things as their siblings
Nikon 1 V1 and J1 firmware update 1.30 can also be downloaded right now. The two shooters have virtually the same changelog, though the former is also getting improved time synchronization when using the GP-N100 GPS unit.
Both Nikon mirrorless cameras now support AF-C when using the FT1 accessory, the 32mm f/1.2 prime lens, and the 1x magnification rate. The last change, which concerns the pair, consists of reducing the time required to resume normal display after using the playback zoom function.
Nikon fixes a couple of bugs affecting 1 V2 photographers
The Nikon 1 V2 firmware update 1.10 encapsulates all of the aforementioned changes. However, this device is getting a couple of extra fixes, as well. The first refers to improved EVF support when taking photos in Auto, P, S, A, and M modes, while the second repairs a bug causing the camera to take darker photos when using the FT1 mount adapter.
The Nikon 1 V2 firmware update 1.10 can also be downloaded right away at its own support page.
Nikon FT1 and GP-N100 accessories must be updated, too
Nikon has also updated the FT1 mount adapter and the GP-N100 GPS unit. Both these updates are mandatory for photographers who are making use of these accessories with the list of mirrorless cameras.
FT1 firmware update 1.10 can be downloaded at the company’s website, along with the GP-N100 version 1.02. The former can be purchased at Amazon for $224.95, while the latter can be bought for $110.13 at the same retailer.