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Nikon COOLPIX P900 and S6700 Firmware Updates Released

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Nikon has released new firmware updates for its Coolpix P900 and S6700 digital compact cameras.

Firmware version 1.2 for the Coolpix P900 superzoom resolves issues that can occur when using a wireless remote, while the version 1.1 update for the S6700 fixes a rare problem where the camera locks up when powered on.

Nikon Coolpix P900 bridge camera features a 16-megapixel image sensor and a mind-blowing F2.8-6.5 24-2000mm equivalent zoom lens. The specs list also includes built-in Wi-Fi with NFC, 7 fps burst shooting, built-in EVF and a fully articulated 3″ 921k-dot LCD.

Nikon Released New Firmware Updates for COOLPIX P900 and S6700 Cameras


Nikon P900 Firmware Version 1.2 Details

  • • An effort was made to fix an issue that prevented the shutter being released using the optional ML-L3 remote control when a person or object was immediately behind the camera. You should nevertheless select Off for EVF auto toggle in the camera setup menu when using the ML-L3.
  • • Fixed a bug that caused the shutter to be released only once if the optional ML-L3 remote control was operated during movie recording, after which movie recording could not be ended using the movie-record button.

Nikon S6700 Firmware Version 1.1 Details

  • • Fixed an issue that in rare circumstances caused the camera to freeze with the lens extended when the power was turned on.