Firmware Updates: Nikon P1000, 180-400mm, WT-7, SB-5000, Wireless Transmitter

Nikon has just released a new series firmware updates today. Other than COOLPIX P1000 and NIKKOR 180-400mm f/4E lens, most of these firmware updates are for Nikon Z6 (B&H Photo/Adorama/Amazon) and Nikon Z7 (B&H Photo/Adorama/Amazon) full frame mirrorless cameras. Nikon Z7 will be released tomorrow in US. Here are the details:

Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 180-400mm f/4E TC1.4 FL ED VR firmware version 1.01

  • Fixed an issue that resulted in uneven peripheral illumination in wide-angle shots taken with VR enabled.

Nikon COOLPIX P1000 Firmware Version 1.1

  • Adjusted some compensation values for NRW (RAW) data.

Nikon WT-7 Firmware Version 1.3

  • Added support for the Z 7 and Z 6.

Nikon SB-5000 Firmware Version 14.003

  • Added support for the Z 7, Z 6, and D3500.

Nikon Wireless Transmitter Utility Version 1.8.0

  • Added support for the Z 7.
  • The Z 7 can now be paired with computers and upload pictures via built-in Wi-Fi.
  • Added support for macOS Sierra version 10.12 and macOS High Sierra version 10.13.
  • Ended support for OS X 10.10.
  •  Fixed the following issue:
    • Protected pictures downloaded in “PC mode” would be marked as unprotected on the computer.

Nikon Camera Control Pro 2 Version 2.27.0

  • Added support for the Z 7.
  • The principal features added with support for the Z 7 are as follows:
    • Target-tracking AF
    • AE lock onlyVibration reduction, and Diffraction compensation
    • Support for Vignette controlAuto distortion control, and AF-area mode and Focus mode selection during movie recording
    • Record timecodes option
    • Support for Output data depth and N-Log setting options when the camera is connected to external video recorders
  • Added support for the macOS High Sierra version 10.13.
  • Ended support for OS X 10.10.
  • The Wireless Transmitter Utility now supports LAN connections under macOS 10.12 and later.