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11/11/2021

Nikon brings Face/Eye AF improvements to the Z5, Z6, Z7 and Z50 with firmware update

Nikon has launched new firmware for a variety of its Nikon Z cameras together with the Nikon Z5, Z6, Z7 and Z50. While the firmware model quantity would possibly vary between each and every of the cameras, all of them convey reinforce for the Nikon FTZ II lens adapter and Nikkor Z 24-120mm f/4 S lens, introduced along the new Nikon Z9.

They additionally all obtain advanced face/eye detection efficiency and larger visibility in low mild when running with flash. The Z6 and Z7 additionally get a couple of extra fixes and updates on best of those to additional fortify eye detection efficiency and consumer comments.

The Nikon Z5 will get upgraded from firmware v1.11 to v1.20 and the Nikon Z50 is going from v2.11 to 2.20. Both updates supply the following adjustments.

  • Added reinforce for:
    • FTZ II mount adapters, and
    • NIKKOR Z 24-120mm f/4 S lenses.
  • Improved face/eye detection efficiency and the visibility of topics in photos taken the usage of an not obligatory flash unit.

The Nikon Z6 and Z7 (observe, that is NOT the Z6 II and Z7 II) each move from v3.31 to v3.40 and see the following adjustments and updates.

  • Added reinforce for:
    • FTZ II mount adapters, and
    • NIKKOR Z 24-120mm f/4 S lenses.
  • Flicker is much less most probably to seem in the show throughout filming when N-Log or RAW pictures is recorded to exterior HDMI video recorders at low mild ranges.
  • Improved eye detection efficiency for Auto-area AF and Wide-area AF (L).
  • Increased the refresh charge for the center of attention level displayed throughout face/eye-detection and subject-tracking AF.
  • Improved face/eye detection efficiency and the visibility of topics in photos taken the usage of an not obligatory flash unit.
  • Fixed the following problems:
    • The camera would from time to time prevent responding when Auto used to be decided on for Set Picture Control in the PHOTO SHOOTING MENU.
    • The camera would from time to time exceed the price decided on for ISO sensitivity settings > Maximum sensitivity in the MOVIE SHOOTING MENU.

The new updates will also be downloaded from the Nikon site at the following hyperlinks…

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