Nikon Z 7 / Z 6 Experience – Updates Page

Updates and corrections for Nikon Z 7 / Z 6 Experience e-book guide.

Nikon Z7 Z6 Experience book manual guide Firmware 2 update

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2018-12-18 – Nikon Z 7 / Z 6 Experience, v1.0 published. Available at, Amazon, and Kobo, Apple, and Barnes and Noble.

2019-05-16 – Firmware Update for Z7 and Z6! – Nikon has released the highly anticipated version 2.0 firmware update, which adds eye-detection, improves low-light autofocus, as well as other additions and fixes. Learn about and download the new firmware from the Nikon website, here:

2019-05-16 – Technical Service Advisory for Z7 and Z6 – Certain Z7 and Z6 bodies have an issue with the VR function. Visit this website to check if your camera is affected, and to learn how to have it repaired by Nikon:

2019-01-03 – Unpublished Correction (will be corrected in Version 1.1) – Correction to the Information Display item of the Setup Menu. There is no Auto setting for this option, so the text should read:

Information Display – This is for choosing the appearance of the Information Display on the rear Monitor. Set it to either Dark on light (with dark lettering on a light background) or Light on dark (with light lettering on a dark background), (see Figure 3.128).

2019-07-22 – Version 2.1 published – Guide Updated for camera Firmware 2.0 – The guide has been updated for Z7 and Z6 camera Firmware Version 2.0. Changes include the new eye-detection option of the a4: Auto-Area AF Face/Eye Detection Custom Setting, the additional options of the d5: Shutter Type Custom Setting (formerly the Electronic Front-Curtain Shutter menu item), the Autofocus chapter Auto-Area AF description, for explaining the use of eye-detect AF, and a note in the Playback section about using the OK Button to zoom in on a detected eye or face.

All of these changes to the guide are shared here:

I sent out a mass email in July 2019 about how to update your version of the guide. Contact me if you need assistance.

2019-07-31 – Nikon Firmware 2.01 update for the Z7 and the Z6 – Nikon released firmware updates that fix some bugs associated with face-detection AF on the Z7 and the Z6. You can learn about the changes, and download the updated firmware here:



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