Firmware update: Nikon D6 1.30

Nikon has for her D6-digital SLR cameras released new firmware, with version number 1.30. These cameras have an fx-cmos image sensor with 20.8 megapixels on board and are suitable for lenses with a Nikon F mount. The firmware can be installed from a Windows or macOS machine and is approximately 50MB in size. The list of changes for this update is as follows:

Changes from “C” Firmware Version 1.20 to 1.30

  • A new option, Keep Exposure, has been added to the Custom Settings menu at position b8. When Off is selected for ISO sensitivity setting > Auto ISO sensitivity control in the photo shooting menu in mode M, actions such as switching to a lens with a different aperture can lead to unintended aperture changes. If an option other than Off is selected for Keep exposure, the camera will adjust shutter speed or ISO sensitivity to keep exposure at the current value.
    Other actions to which automatic exposure maintenance applies include:
    • adjusting zoom on lenses that have different values ​​for maximum aperture at maximum and minimum zoom,
    • attaching a teleconverter and
    • change the focus distance when a micro lens is attached.
  • Changes have been made to improve the reliability of the autofocus operation.

Version number 1.30
Release status Final
Operating systems Windows 7, macOS, Windows 8, Windows 10
Website Nikon
License type Freeware