Nikon has issued firmware version 1.30 for the D5, which adds new recall shooting functions and resolves a number of issues reported by users.
Nikon D5 firmware update version 1.30 adds the following fixes and functionality according to Nikon’s website:
Added Recall shooting functions to the functions that can be assigned to camera controls. Holding the selected control recalls previously-saved exposure settings (including shutter speed and aperture), a feature that can for example be used to switch rapidly between scenes that require different exposures.
Recall shooting functions can be assigned to the following controls using Custom Setting f1 (Custom control assignment): Preview button, Fn1 button, Fn2 button, AF-ON button, Sub-selector center, AF-ON button for vertical shooting, and Lens focus function buttons. It can also be assigned to the Fn button on a WR-1 or WR-T10 remote control using the Assign remote (WR) Fn button option in the SETUP MENU.
For more information, see the addenda to the User’s Manual available from the Nikon Download Center (Nikon Download Center > D5 > Manuals > Supplementary Firmware Update Manual).
Fixed the following issues:
If Backup or RAW Slot 1 – JPEG Slot 2 was selected for PHOTO SHOOTING MENU > Role played by card in Slot 2 in http server mode, the shutter would sometimes not be released during burst shooting.
Reactivating the standby timer would sometimes fail to re-establish the link between the camera and some makes of mobile router connected via Ethernet cable (Prioritize power saving selected for SETUP MENU > Network > Options > Power saving).
The focal lengths displayed when teleconverters for AF-S or AF-I lenses are attached have been updated as follows:
Lens focal length Teleconverter Before update After update 400mm 1.4× 550mm 560mm 400mm 1.7× 650mm 680mm 800mm 1.4× 1150mm 1120mm 800mm 1.7× 1350mm 1360mm
The focal length displays for some combinations of lenses and teleconverters may differ from those given above.
The SETUP MENU > Time zone and date > Time zone display now shows only the names of major cities in the currently selected zone.
Click here to download Nikon D5 firmware version 1.30.
Via Nikon Rumors