The Newest Addition to the Nikon 1 System, the 1 NIKKOR 32mm f/1.2 Lens, Offers Superior Resolution and Incredible Depth of Field to Nikon 1 Shooters
Nikon Inc. introduced the newest addition to the acclaimed Nikon 1 system, the 1 NIKKOR 32mm f/1.2 lens, a fast medium-telephoto offering for photographers who appreciate the speed and portability of the Nikon 1 System. With a fixed focal length of 32mm and a maximum aperture of f/1.2, the new 32mm lens is the fastest in the ever expanding 1 NIKKOR lens lineup. An ideal lens for portraiture, the 1 NIKKOR 32mm f/1.2 lens is capable of rendering breathtaking images that capture every detail.
This service provides software for upgrading Nikon 1 V1 A firmware to Ver. 1.21 and B firmware to Ver. 1.21. This software allows for simultaneous update of both A and B firmware to the latest version from any previous firmware version. Verify your camera’s firmware version using the instructions below. If this latest version is already installed in your camera, you need not update the firmware.
Be sure that you have read and understand the terms of the license agreement before initiating download of this software from the links at the bottom of this page.
Modifications enabled in this version
- Immediately after the camera was turned on after attaching a lens, shooting display in the camera monitor or electronic viewfinder (view through the lens) sometimes appeared to move. This issue has been resolved.
Precaution for upgrading firmware
The camera’s internal clock may be reset when the firmware is upgraded. Should this occur, set the clock to the correct date and time after the firmware has been upgraded using the Time zone and date item in the setup menu.
How to verify your cameras current firmware version
If the latest firmware version is already installed on your V1 you need not proceed with download or installation of this Firmware Upgrade. The current firmware version can be verified from the Firmware version item in the camera’s setup menu.
Turn on the camera.
Press the MENU button to display the menu screen.
Select the Setup Menu.
Select Firmware version from the setup menu.
The camera’s A and B firmware versions will be displayed.
Turn off the camera.
Quick Install Guide
This is the quick install guide, for detailed instructions click the link below.
Power the camera from AC adapter unit or use a fully charged battery.
Create a new folder with an appropriate name on your computer’s hard drive.
Download the Windows (.EXE) or Macintosh (.DMG) file from the links at the bottom of this page to the folder created in step 1.
Run the downloaded file to create a folder called V1Update which contains the V1_0121.bin file.
Use a card reader or similar device to copy the V1_0121.bin file to the root directory of a formatted SD memory card.
Insert the memory card into the camera’s memory card slot and turn on the camera.
Select Firmware version from the camera’s setup menu and follow instructions displayed to upgrade the firmware.
After the upgrade is complete, turn the camera off and remove the memory card.
Access the Firmware version item in the camera’s setup menu to confirm that the firmware has been upgraded.
Firmware upgrades can be performed for you at authorized Nikon service centers.
Microsoft Windows 8 (all editions)
Microsoft Windows 7 (all editions)
Microsoft Windows Vista (all editions)
Microsoft Windows XP Professional
Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional
Microsoft Windows ME
Microsoft Windows 98 Second Edition (SE)
*SD Card reader or computer with built-in SD memory card slot required.
Macintosh OS X
Mac OS X version 10.1.5 – 10.8.2
|Download file: F-V1-V121W.exe (11.35 MB)
Contains the following file: firmware.bin
|Download file: F-V1-V121M.dmg (13.28 MB)
Contains the following file: firmware.bin
MELVILLE, N.Y. (Sept 21, 2011) – Nikon Inc. today announced a revolutionary new digital imaging system built from the ground up to empower users with new ways to tell stories through photography, driven by imaginative next-generation technology. The iconic new Nikon 1 system is designed to become one with the user and their lifestyle, providing a unique form of expression with amazing image quality, speed and portability.
From Nikon, a company with more than 75 years in imaging excellence, the Nikon 1 J1 is an advanced camera with interchangeable lenses that opens the door to a fresh way to capture pictures and High Definition (HD) movies. This Nikon 1 system represents a new category of camera that challenges conventional thinking, emphasizing a pocketable form factor with unbelievable speed, combined with the high image quality that only Nikon could create. Thanks to a wealth of innovative technologies, the Nikon J1 camera is a simple to use conduit for creativity, seemingly anticipating a consumer’s needs in any situation. Moments are instantly captured using amazingly fast new hybrid Autofocus (AF), and blazing fast speed with continuous AF. Users can also shoot with confidence knowing that the Smart Photo Selector will automatically capture the best possible image without a second thought. Furthermore, just a touch of the shutter button instantly captures a high quality image while simultaneously recording Full HD 1080p movies, and the exciting new Motion Snapshot mode captures fleeting moments like never before with a combination of moving and still images, bringing memories to life. To accompany this exciting new form factor, Nikon created the entirely new 1 NIKKOR lens system that seamlessly integrates powerful precision optics into a camera platform to capture more of the world around the user.