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Nikon
Nikon
Corporation (株式会社ニコン, Kabushiki-gaisha Nikon) (UK: /ˈnɪkɒn/ or US: /ˈnaɪkɒn/;  listen (help·info)[ɲikoɴ]), also known just as Nikon, is a Japanese multinational corporation headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, specializing in optics and imaging products. Nikon's products include cameras, camera lenses, binoculars, microscopes, ophthalmic lenses, measurement instruments, rifle scopes, spotting scopes, and the steppers used in the photolithography steps of semiconductor fabrication, of which it is the world's second largest manufacturer.[2] The company is the eighth-largest chip equipment maker as reported in 2017.[3] The companies held by Nikon form the Nikon
Nikon
Group.[4] Among its products are Nikkor
Nikkor
imaging lenses (for F-mount cameras, large format photography, photographic enlargers, and other applications), the Nikon
Nikon
F-series of 35 mm film SLR cameras, the Nikon
Nikon
D-series of digital SLR cameras, the Coolpix series of compact digital cameras, and the Nikonos
Nikonos
series of underwater film cameras. Nikon's main competitors in camera and lens manufacturing include Canon, Sony, Fujifilm, Panasonic, Pentax, and Olympus. Founded on July 25, 1917 as Nippon Kōgaku Kōgyō Kabushikigaisha (日本光学工業株式会社 " Japan
Japan
Optical Industries Co., Ltd."), the company was renamed to Nikon
Nikon
Corporation, after its cameras, in 1988. Nikon
Nikon
is a member of the Mitsubishi
Mitsubishi
group of companies (keiretsu).[5]

Contents

1 History

1.1 Reception outside Japan 1.2 Names and brands 1.3 The rise of the Nikon F
Nikon F
series 1.4 Digital photography 1.5 Film camera production 1.6 Movie camera production 1.7 Thai operations 1.8 Cultural activities 1.9 Sponsorship 1.10 Nikon- Essilor
Essilor
Co. Ltd.

2 Recent development 3 Cameras

3.1 Film 35 mm SLR cameras with manual focus 3.2 Film APS SLR cameras 3.3 Film 35 mm SLR cameras with autofocus 3.4 Professional Rangefinder cameras 3.5 Compact cameras 3.6 Movie cameras 3.7 Professional Underwater cameras

4 Digital cameras

4.1 Digital compact cameras

4.1.1 Larger sensor compact cameras

4.1.1.1 Light-weight fast lens compact cameras

4.1.2 Bridge cameras

4.2 Mirrorless interchangeable-lens cameras 4.3 Digital single lens reflex cameras

5 Photo optics

5.1 Lenses for F-mount cameras 5.2 Other lenses for photography and imaging

6 Electronic flash units 7 Film scanners 8 Sport optics

8.1 Binoculars 8.2 Spotting scopes 8.3 Rifle scopes

9 Nikon
Nikon
Metrology 10 Other products 11 Cultural references 12 Awards and recognition 13 See also 14 Notes and references 15 External links

History[edit] Nikon
Nikon
Corporation was established on 25 July 1917 when three leading optical manufacturers merged to form a comprehensive, fully integrated optical company known as Nippon Kōgaku Tōkyō K.K. Over the next sixty years, this growing company became a manufacturer of optical lenses (including those for the first Canon cameras) and equipment used in cameras, binoculars, microscopes and inspection equipment. During World War II
World War II
the company operated thirty factories with 2,000 employees, manufacturing binoculars, lenses, bomb sights, and periscopes for the Japanese military. Reception outside Japan[edit] After the war Nippon Kōgaku reverted to producing its civilian product range in a single factory. In 1948, the first Nikon-branded camera was released, the Nikon
Nikon
I.[6] Nikon
Nikon
lenses were popularised by the American photojournalist David Douglas Duncan. Duncan was working in Tokyo
Tokyo
when the Korean War
Korean War
began. Duncan had met a young Japanese photographer, Jun Miki, who introduced Duncan to Nikon
Nikon
lenses. From July 1950 to January 1951, Duncan covered the Korean War.[7] Fitting Nikon
Nikon
optics (especially the NIKKOR-P.C 1:2 f=8,5 cm)[8] to his Leica rangefinder cameras produced high contrast negatives with very sharp resolution at the centre field.[9] Names and brands[edit]

Nikko parent company brand, from which the Nikkor
Nikkor
brand evolved.

Founded in 1917 as Nippon Kōgaku Kōgyō Kabushikigaisha (日本光学工業株式会社 " Japan
Japan
Optical Industries Corporation"), the company was renamed Nikon
Nikon
Corporation, after its cameras, in 1988. The name Nikon, which dates from 1946, sounds like a merging of Nippon Kōgaku (日本光学: " Japan
Japan
Optical") and Zeiss's brand Ikon. This would cause some early problems in Germany as Zeiss complained that Nikon
Nikon
violated its trademarked camera. From 1963 to 1968 the Nikon F
Nikon F
in particular was therefore labeled 'Nikkor'.[10] The Nikkor
Nikkor
brand was introduced in 1932, a westernised rendering of an earlier version Nikkō
Nikkō
(日光), an abbreviation of the company's original full name[11] ( Nikkō
Nikkō
coincidentally means "sunlight" and is the name of a Japanese town.). Nikkor
Nikkor
is the Nikon
Nikon
brand name for its lenses. Another early brand used on microscopes was Joico,[12] an abbreviation of " Japan
Japan
Optical Industries Co"[citation needed]. Expeed
Expeed
is the brand Nikon
Nikon
uses for its image processors since 2007. The rise of the Nikon F
Nikon F
series[edit]

Nikon F
Nikon F
FTN Camera

The 1961 35 mm f/3.5 PC- Nikkor
Nikkor
lens on a Nikon
Nikon
F—the first perspective control lens for a 35 mm camera

Nikon F
Nikon F
Motor Black Camera

Nikon F
Nikon F
Black Motor Camera
Camera
50mm

The Nikon SP
Nikon SP
and other 1950s and 1960s rangefinder cameras competed directly with models from Leica and Zeiss. However, the company quickly ceased developing its rangefinder line to focus its efforts on the Nikon F
Nikon F
single-lens reflex line of cameras, which was successful[13] upon its introduction in 1959. For nearly 30 years, Nikon's F-series SLRs were the most widely used small-format cameras among professional photographers[citation needed], as well as by the U.S. space program. Nikon
Nikon
popularised many features in professional SLR photography[citation needed], such as the modular camera system with interchangeable lenses, viewfinders, motor drives, and data backs; integrated light metering and lens indexing; electronic strobe flashguns instead of expendable flashbulbs; electronic shutter control; evaluative multi-zone "matrix" metering; and built-in motorized film advance. However, as autofocus SLRs became available from Minolta
Minolta
and others in the mid-1980s, Nikon's line of manual-focus cameras began to seem out of date[citation needed]. Despite introducing one of the first autofocus models, the slow and bulky F3AF, the company's determination to maintain lens compatibility with its F-mount prevented rapid advances in autofocus technology. Canon introduced a new type of lens-camera interface with its entirely electronic Canon EOS
Canon EOS
cameras and Canon EF lens mount
Canon EF lens mount
in 1987. The much faster lens performance permitted by Canon's electronic focusing and aperture control prompted many professional photographers (especially in sports and news) to switch to the Canon system through the 1990s.[14] Digital photography[edit]

Nikon NASA F4
Nikon NASA F4
front view with DA-20 action finder, Electronics Box and lenses. Launched September 1991 on board the Space Shuttle
Space Shuttle
Discovery, mission STS-48.

Nikon
Nikon
created some of the first digital SLRs (DSLRs, Nikon
Nikon
NASA
NASA
F4) for NASA, used in the Space Shuttle
Space Shuttle
since 1991.[15] After a 1990s partnership with Kodak
Kodak
to produce digital SLR cameras based on existing Nikon
Nikon
film bodies, Nikon
Nikon
released the Nikon D1
Nikon D1
SLR under its own name in 1999. Although it used an APS-C-size light sensor only 2/3 the size of a 35 mm film frame (later called a "DX sensor"), the D1 was among the first digital cameras to have sufficient image quality and a low enough price for some professionals (particularly photojournalists and sports photographers) to use it as a replacement for a film SLR. The company also has a Coolpix line which grew as consumer digital photography became increasingly prevalent through the early 2000s. Through the mid-2000s, Nikon's line of professional and enthusiast DSLRs and lenses including their back compatible AF-S lens line remained in second place behind Canon in SLR camera
SLR camera
sales, and Canon had several years' lead in producing professional DSLRs with light sensors as large as traditional 35 mm film frames.[16] All Nikon DSLRs from 1999 to 2007, by contrast, used the smaller DX size sensor. Then, 2005 management changes at Nikon
Nikon
led to new camera designs such as the full-frame Nikon D3
Nikon D3
in late 2007, the Nikon D700
Nikon D700
a few months later, and mid-range SLRs. Nikon
Nikon
regained much of its reputation among professional and amateur enthusiast photographers as a leading innovator in the field, especially because of the speed, ergonomics, and low-light performance of its latest models.[17][unreliable source?] The mid-range Nikon
Nikon
D90, introduced in 2008, was also the first SLR camera
SLR camera
to record video.[18][19] Since then video mode has been introduced to many more of the Nikon
Nikon
DSLR
DSLR
cameras including the Nikon
Nikon
D3S, Nikon
Nikon
D7000, Nikon
Nikon
D5100, Nikon
Nikon
D3100, Nikon D3200
Nikon D3200
and Nikon
Nikon
D5100.[20][21][22][23][24] More recently, Nikon
Nikon
has released a photograph and video editing suite called ViewNX to browse, edit, merge and share images and videos.[25][26][27] Film camera production[edit] Once Nikon
Nikon
introduced affordable consumer-level DSLRs such as the Nikon D70
Nikon D70
in the mid-2000s, sales of its consumer and professional film cameras fell rapidly, following the general trend in the industry. In January 2006, Nikon
Nikon
announced it would stop making most of its film camera models and all of its large format lenses, and focus on digital models.[28] Nevertheless, Nikon
Nikon
is the only[citation needed] major camera manufacturer still making film SLRs. The remaining model is the professional Nikon F6
Nikon F6
with the last amateur model, FM10, having been discontinued. Movie camera production[edit] Although few models were introduced, Nikon
Nikon
made movie cameras as well. The R10 and R8 SUPER ZOOM Super 8 models (introduced in 1973) were the top of the line and last attempt for the amateur movie field. The cameras had a special gate and claw system to improve image steadiness and overcome a major drawback of Super 8 cartridge design. The R10 model has a high speed 10X macro zoom lens. Contrary to other brands, Nikon
Nikon
never attempted to offer projectors or their accessories. Thai operations[edit] Nikon
Nikon
has shifted much of its manufacturing facilities to Thailand, with some production (especially of Coolpix cameras and some low-end lenses) in Indonesia. The company constructed a factory in Ayuthaya north of Bangkok
Bangkok
in Thailand
Thailand
in 1991. By the year 2000, it had 2,000 employees. Steady growth over the next few years and an increase of floor space from the original 19,400 square meters (208,827 square feet) to 46,200 square meters (497,300 square feet) enabled the factory to produce a wider range of Nikon
Nikon
products. By 2004, it had more than 8,000 workers. The range of the products produced at Nikon
Nikon
Thailand
Thailand
include plastic molding, optical parts, painting, printing, metal processing, plating, spherical lens process, aspherical lens process, prism process, electrical and electronic mounting process, silent wave motor and autofocus unit production. As of 2009, all of Nikon's Nikon DX format
Nikon DX format
DSLR
DSLR
cameras and the D600, a prosumer FX camera, are produced in Thailand, while their professional and semi-professional Nikon FX format
Nikon FX format
(full frame) cameras (D700, D3, D3S, D3X, D4, D800 and the retro-styled Df) are built in Japan, in the city of Sendai. The Thai facility also produces most of Nikon's digital "DX" zoom lenses, as well as numerous other lenses in the Nikkor
Nikkor
line. Cultural activities[edit]

Inside the Nikon
Nikon
Salon

In Japan, Nikon
Nikon
runs the Nikon Salon
Nikon Salon
exhibition spaces, runs the Nikkor
Nikkor
Club for amateur photographers (to whom it distributes the series of Nikon Salon
Nikon Salon
books), and arranges the Ina Nobuo Award, Miki Jun Award and Miki Jun Inspiration Awards. Sponsorship[edit] As of November 19, 2013, Nikon
Nikon
is the "Official Camera" of Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland Resort.[29] Nikon
Nikon
is the official co-sponsor of Galatasaray SK Football Team.[30][31][32] In 2014 Nikon
Nikon
sponsored the Copa Sadia do Brasil 2014 and the AFC Champions League.[33] Nikon- Essilor
Essilor
Co. Ltd.[edit] In 1999, Nikon
Nikon
and Essilor
Essilor
have signed a Memorandum of understanding to form a global strategic alliance in corrective lenses by forming a 50/50 joint venture in Japan
Japan
to be called Nikon- Essilor
Essilor
Co. Ltd. The main purpose of the joint venture is to further strengthen the corrective lens business of both companies. This will be achieved through the integrated strengths of Nikon's strong brand backed up by advanced optical technology and strong sales network in Japanese market, coupled with the high productivity and worldwide marketing and sales network of Essilor, the world leader in this industry.[34] Nikon- Essilor
Essilor
Co. Ltd. started its business in January 2000, responsible for research, development, production and sales mainly for ophthalmic optics.[35] Recent development[edit] The company developed the first lithography equipment from Japan
Japan
which is essential for semiconductor manufacturing. Devices from Nikon enjoyed high demand from global chipmakers, including Intel, and Nikon became the world's leading producer of semiconductor lithography systems until the 1990s. In recent years, ASML, a Dutch company, has grabbed over 80 percent of the global market in 2015 by adopting an open innovation method of product development. Nikon
Nikon
saw a sharp drop in its market share from less than 40 percent in early 2000s.[36][37] The company has been losing an estimated ¥17 billion a year in its precision instruments unit. Furthermore, revenue from its camera business has dropped 30% in three years prior to fiscal 2015.[38] In 2013, it forecast the first drop in sales from interchangeable lens cameras since Nikon's first digital SLR in 1999.[36] The company's net profit has fallen from a peak of ¥75.4 billion (fiscal 2007) to ¥18.2 billion for fiscal 2015.[38] Nikon
Nikon
plans to reassign over 1,500 employees resulting in job cuts of 1,000 by 2017 as the company shifts focus to medical and industrial devices business for growth.[39][38][37] Cameras[edit]

Wikimedia Commons has media related to Nikon
Nikon
cameras.

In January 2006 Nikon
Nikon
announced the discontinuation of all but two models of its film cameras, focusing its efforts on the digital camera market.[40] It continues to sell the fully manual FM10, and still offers the high-end fully automatic F6.[41][42] Nikon
Nikon
has also committed to service all the film cameras for a period of ten years after production ceases.[43]

Nikon
Nikon
F2SB SLR camera
SLR camera
with DP-3 finder and GN Auto Nikkor
Nikkor
1:2,8 f=45mm lens

Nikon F3
Nikon F3
Giugiaro Camera
Camera
Design

Nikon F4
Nikon F4
F4s Giugiaro Design

Nikon F4
Nikon F4
Giugiaro Design

Nikon F4
Nikon F4
F4s

Nikon
Nikon
N2020

Nikon
Nikon
28ti

Nikon
Nikon
28ti camera

Nikon
Nikon
KeyMission 360

Film 35 mm SLR cameras with manual focus[edit] High-end (Professional - Intended for professional use, heavy duty and weather resistance)

Nikon F
Nikon F
series (1959, known in Germany for legal reasons as the Nikkor F) Nikon F2
Nikon F2
series (1971) Nikon F3
Nikon F3
series (1980)

Midrange

Nikkorex
Nikkorex
series (1960) Nikkormat
Nikkormat
F series (1965, known in Japan
Japan
as the Nikomat F series) Nikon FM
Nikon FM
(1977) Nikon FM2
Nikon FM2
series (1982) Nikon
Nikon
FM10
FM10
(1995) Nikon FM3A
Nikon FM3A
(2001)

Midrange with electronic features

Nikkormat
Nikkormat
EL series (1972, known in Japan
Japan
as the Nikomat EL series) Nikon
Nikon
EL2 (1977) Nikon FE
Nikon FE
(1978) Nikon FE2
Nikon FE2
(1983) Nikon FA
Nikon FA
(1983) Nikon F-601M
Nikon F-601M
(1990, known in North America as the N6000) Nikon FE10
Nikon FE10
(1996)

Entry-level (Consumer)

Nikon EM
Nikon EM
(1979) Nikon FG
Nikon FG
(1982) Nikon FG-20
Nikon FG-20
(1984) Nikon F-301
Nikon F-301
(1985, known in North America as the N2000)

Film APS SLR cameras[edit]

Nikon
Nikon
Pronea 600i / Pronea 6i (1996)[44] Nikon
Nikon
Pronea S (1997)[45]

The Nikon
Nikon
Pronea 600i

The Nikon
Nikon
Pronea S

Film 35 mm SLR cameras with autofocus[edit]

Nikon
Nikon
AC-2E Data Link System (1993)

High-end (Professional - Intended for professional use, heavy duty and weather resistance)

Nikon
Nikon
F3AF (1983, modified F3 body with Autofocus
Autofocus
Finder DX-1) Nikon F4
Nikon F4
(1988) - (World's first professional auto-focus SLR camera and world's first professional SLR camera
SLR camera
with a built-in motor drive) Nikonos
Nikonos
RS (1992) (Professional when reviewed in underwater conditions) - (World's first underwater auto-focus SLR camera)[46] Nikon F5
Nikon F5
(1996) Nikon F6
Nikon F6
(2004)

High-end ( Prosumer
Prosumer
- Intended for pro-consumers who want the main mechanic/electronic features of the professional line but don't need the same heavy duty/weather resistance)

Nikon F-501
Nikon F-501
(1986, known in North America as the N2020) Nikon F-801
Nikon F-801
(1988, known in the U.S. as the N8008) Nikon
Nikon
F-801S (1991, known in the U.S. as the N8008S) Nikon F90
Nikon F90
(1992, known in the U.S. as the N90) Nikon
Nikon
F90X (1994, known in the U.S. as the N90S) Nikon F80
Nikon F80
(2000, known in the U.S. as the N80) Nikon F100
Nikon F100
(1999)

Mid-range (Consumer)

Nikon F-601
Nikon F-601
(1990, known in the U.S. as the N6006) Nikon F70
Nikon F70
(1994, known in the U.S. as the N70) Nikon F75
Nikon F75
(2003, known in the U.S. as the N75)

Entry-level (Consumer)

Nikon F-401
Nikon F-401
(1987, known in the U.S. as the N4004) Nikon
Nikon
F-401S (1989, known in the U.S. as the N4004S) Nikon
Nikon
F-401X (1991, known in the U.S. as the N5005) Nikon F50
Nikon F50
(1994, known in the U.S. as the N50) Nikon F60
Nikon F60
(1999, known in the U.S. as the N60) Nikon F65
Nikon F65
(2000, known in the U.S. as the N65) Nikon F55
Nikon F55
(2002, known in the U.S. as the N55)

Professional Rangefinder cameras[edit]

Nikon
Nikon
I (1948)[47] Nikon
Nikon
M (1949)[48] Nikon
Nikon
S (1951)[49] Nikon
Nikon
S2 (1954)[50] Nikon SP
Nikon SP
(1957)[51] Nikon S3
Nikon S3
(1958)[52] Nikon S4 (1959) (entry-level)[53] Nikon
Nikon
S3M (1960)[54] Nikon S3
Nikon S3
2000 (2000)[55] Nikon SP
Nikon SP
Limited Edition (2005)[56]

Compact cameras[edit] Between 1983 and the early 2000s[57] a broad range of compact cameras were made by Nikon. Nikon
Nikon
first started by naming the cameras with a series name (like the L35/L135-series, the RF/RD-series, the W35-series, the EF or the AW-series). In later production cycles, the cameras were double branded with a series-name on the one and a sales name on the other hand. Sales names were for example Zoom-Touch for cameras with a wide zoom range, Lite-Touch for ultra compact models, Fun-Touch for easy to use cameras and Sport-Touch for splash water resistance. After the late 1990s, Nikon
Nikon
dropped the series names and continued only with the sales name. Nikon's APS-cameras were all named Nuvis. The cameras came in all price ranges from entry-level fixed-lens-cameras to the top model Nikon
Nikon
35Ti and 28Ti with titanium body and 3D-Matrix-Metering. Movie cameras[edit]

Double 8 (8mm)

NIKKOREX 8 (1960) NIKKOREX 8F (1963)

Super 8

Nikon
Nikon
Super Zoom 8 (1966) Nikon
Nikon
8X Super Zoom (1967) Nikon
Nikon
R8 Super Zoom (1973) Nikon
Nikon
R10 Super Zoom (1973)

Professional Underwater cameras[edit] Main article: Nikonos

Nikonos
Nikonos
I Calypso (1963, originally known in France as the Calypso/Nikkor) Nikonos
Nikonos
II (1968) Nikonos
Nikonos
III (1975) Nikonos
Nikonos
IV-A (1980) Nikonos
Nikonos
V (1984) Nikonos
Nikonos
RS (1992)[58] (World's first underwater Auto-Focus SLR camera)[46]

Digital cameras[edit]

Nikon
Nikon
COOLPIX P7700

Nikon's raw image format is NEF, for Nikon
Nikon
Electronic File. The "DSCN" prefix for image files stands for "Digital Still Camera
Camera
- Nikon." Digital compact cameras[edit] Main article: Nikon
Nikon
Coolpix series The Nikon Coolpix series
Nikon Coolpix series
are digital compact cameras produced in many variants: Superzoom, bridge, travel-zoom, miniature compact and waterproof/rugged cameras. The top compact cameras are several "Performance" series indicated by a "P...". Larger sensor compact cameras[edit] Coolpix series since 2008 listed.

Nikon
Nikon
Coolpix P6000, 2008-08-07 (CCD, 14 megapixels, 4x zoom) Nikon
Nikon
Coolpix P7000, 2010-09-08 (CCD, 10.1 megapixels, 7x zoom) Nikon
Nikon
Coolpix P7100, 2011-08-24 (roughly same specifications as predecessor) Nikon
Nikon
Coolpix P7700 Nikon
Nikon
Coolpix A, 2013-03-05 (16MP DX-CMOS sensor) Nikon
Nikon
Coolpix P7800

Nikon
Nikon
Coolpix P310 digital compact camera

Light-weight fast lens compact cameras[edit]

Nikon
Nikon
Coolpix P300 Nikon
Nikon
Coolpix P310 Nikon
Nikon
Coolpix P330 Nikon
Nikon
Coolpix P340

Bridge cameras[edit]

Nikon
Nikon
Coolpix L810, Feb, 2012-16 MP, 26x optical zoom, no wi-fi,fixed LCD, ISO 80-1600 Nikon
Nikon
Coolpix L820, Jan, 2013-16 MP, 30x optical zoom, no wi-fi, fixed LCD, ISO 125-3200 Nikon
Nikon
Coolpix L830, Jan, 2014-16 MP, 34x optical zoom with 68x Dynamic Fine Zoom, no wi-fi, tilting LCD, ISO 125-1600 (3200 in Auto) Nikon
Nikon
Coolpix L840 Feb, 2015-16 MP, 38x optical zoom with 76x Dynamic Fine Zoom,Built-in Wi-Fi® and NFC (Near Field Communication),3 inch high-resolution tilting LCD, ISO 125 - 1600

ISO 3200, 6400 (available when using Auto mode)

Nikon
Nikon
Coolpix P500, Feb, 2011-12.1 MP, 36x optical zoom, tilt LCD, ISO 160-3200 Nikon
Nikon
Coolpix P510, Feb, 2012-16.1 MP, 41.7x optical zoom (24–1000mm), no wi-fi, vari-angle LCD, ISO 100-3200 Nikon
Nikon
Coolpix P520, Jan, 2013-18.1 MP, 42x optical zoom, optional wi-fi, vari-angle LCD, ISO 80-3200 Nikon
Nikon
Coolpix P530, Feb, 2014-16.1 MP, 42x optical zoom & 84x Dynamic Fine Zoom, opt wi-fi, fixed LCD, ISO 100-1600 (ISO 3200, 6400 in PASM mode) Nikon
Nikon
Coolpix P600, Feb, 2014-16.1 MP, 60x optical zoom and 120 Dynamic Fine Zoom, built in wi-fi, vari-angle LCD, ISO 100-1600 (ISO 3200, 6400 in PASM mode)

Nikon 1 V1
Nikon 1 V1
with lenses and flash SB-N5, GPS GP-N100 and microphone ME-1

Nikon
Nikon
Coolpix P610 Nikon
Nikon
Coolpix P900

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens cameras[edit] Nikon 1 series
Nikon 1 series
- CX sensor, Nikon 1 mount
Nikon 1 mount
lenses

Nikon
Nikon
1 J1, September 21, 2011, : 10 MP Nikon
Nikon
1 V1, September 21, 2011, : 10 MP[59] Nikon
Nikon
1 J2, August 10, 2012, : 10 MP Nikon
Nikon
1 V2,[60] October 24, 2012, : 14 MP Nikon
Nikon
1 J3, January 8, 2013, : 14 MP Nikon
Nikon
1 S1, January 8, 2013, : 10 MP Nikon
Nikon
1 AW1, : 14 MP Nikon
Nikon
1 V3, : 18 MP, tilt LCD Nikon
Nikon
1 J4, : 18 MP Nikon
Nikon
1 J5, : 20 MP

v t e

Nikon 1 series
Nikon 1 series
1-mount CX-format MILC timeline

Level 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016

3 4 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4

Rugged

AW1

Mid-range V1 V2 V3

Upper-entry J1 J2 J3 J4 J5

Entry-level

S1 S2

Water-proof, shock-proof & freeze-proof

Nikon
Nikon
Expeed, a system on a chip used as image processor in all Nikon DSLRs since 2007 and some digital compact cameras.

Nikon D3
Nikon D3
camera body

Digital single lens reflex cameras[edit]

Nikon D600
Nikon D600
body, back view

High-end (Professional - Intended for professional use, heavy duty and weather resistance)

Nikon
Nikon
D1, DX sensor, June 15, 1999 - Discontinued Nikon
Nikon
D1X, DX sensor, February 5, 2001 - Discontinued Nikon
Nikon
D1H, DX sensor, high speed, February 5, 2001 - Discontinued Nikon
Nikon
D2H, DX sensor, high speed, July 22, 2003 - Discontinued Nikon
Nikon
D2X, DX sensor, September 16, 2004 - Discontinued Nikon
Nikon
D2HS, DX sensor, high speed, February 16, 2005 - Discontinued Nikon
Nikon
D2XS, DX sensor, June 1, 2006 - Discontinued Nikon
Nikon
D3, FX/Full Frame sensor, August 23, 2007 - Discontinued Nikon
Nikon
D3X, FX/Full Frame sensor, December 1, 2008 - Discontinued Nikon
Nikon
D3S, FX/Full Frame sensor, October 14, 2009 - Discontinued Nikon
Nikon
D4, FX/Full Frame sensor, January 6, 2012 - Discontinued[61] Nikon
Nikon
D4S, FX/Full Frame sensor, February 25, 2014 - Discontinued Nikon
Nikon
D5, FX/Full Frame sensor, January 5, 2016

D700 with AF-S 24-85mm f/3.5-4.5 G

High-end ( Prosumer
Prosumer
- Intended for pro-consumers who want the main mechanical/weather resistance and electronic features of the professional line but don't need the same heavy duty)

Nikon
Nikon
D100, DX sensor, February 21, 2002 - Discontinued Nikon
Nikon
D200, DX sensor, November 1, 2005 - Discontinued Nikon
Nikon
D300, DX sensor, August 23, 2007 - Discontinued[62] Nikon
Nikon
D300S, DX sensor, July 30, 2009 - Discontinued Nikon
Nikon
D700, FX/Full Frame sensor, July 1, 2008 – Discontinued Nikon
Nikon
D800, FX/Full Frame sensor, February 7, 2012 - Discontinued Nikon
Nikon
D800E, FX/Full Frame sensor, April 2012 - Discontinued Nikon
Nikon
D600, FX/Full Frame sensor, September 13, 2012 - Discontinued Nikon
Nikon
D610, FX/Full Frame sensor, October 2013 Nikon
Nikon
Df, FX/Full Frame sensor, November 2013 Nikon
Nikon
D810, FX/Full Frame sensor, June 2014 Nikon
Nikon
D750, FX/Full Frame sensor, September 11, 2014[63] Nikon
Nikon
D810A, FX/Full Frame Sensor, February 2015 Nikon
Nikon
D500, DX sensor, January 5, 2016 Nikon
Nikon
D850, FX/Full Frame sensor, announced July 25, 2017[64]

Nikon
Nikon
D810

Midrange and professional usage cameras with DX sensor

Nikon
Nikon
D70, January 28, 2004 - Discontinued Nikon
Nikon
D70S, April 20, 2005 - Discontinued Nikon
Nikon
D80, August 9, 2006 - Discontinued Nikon
Nikon
D90, August 27, 2008[65] - Discontinued Nikon
Nikon
D7000, September 15, 2010 - Discontinued[66] Nikon
Nikon
D7100, February 21, 2013[67] Nikon
Nikon
D7200, March 2, 2015[68] Nikon
Nikon
D7500, April 12, 2017[69]

Upper-entry-level (Consumer) - DX sensor Along with the D750 and D500 above, these are the only Nikon
Nikon
DSLR's with the articulated (tilt-and-swivel) display.

Nikon
Nikon
D5000, April 14, 2009 - Discontinued Nikon
Nikon
D5100, April 5, 2011 - Discontinued Nikon
Nikon
D5200, November 6, 2012 Discontinued[70] Nikon
Nikon
D5300, October 17, 2013 Nikon
Nikon
D5500, January 5, 2015 Nikon
Nikon
D5600, November 10, 2016

Entry-level (Consumer) - DX sensor

Nikon
Nikon
D50, April 20, 2005 - Discontinued Nikon
Nikon
D40, November 16, 2006 - Discontinued Nikon
Nikon
D40X, March 6, 2007 - Discontinued Nikon
Nikon
D60, January 29, 2008 - Discontinued Nikon
Nikon
D3000, July 30, 2009 – Discontinued Nikon
Nikon
D3100, August 19, 2010 - Discontinued[71] Nikon
Nikon
D3200, April 19, 2012 - Discontinued (Available in U.S.A. only)[72] Nikon
Nikon
D3300, January 7, 2014 - Discontinued (Available in U.S.A. only) Nikon
Nikon
D3400, August 17, 2016[73]

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Nikon
DSLR
DSLR
timeline (comparison)

1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018

2 3 4 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4

Professional D1-E D1X-E D2X-E D2Xs-E

D3X

D1H-E D2H-E D2Hs-E D3

D3S

D4

D4S

D5

High-end

D800 / D800E

D810 / D810A

D850

Df

D700

D750

Advanced

D100-E D200-E D300 D300S

D500

D600

D610

Mid-range

D70-E D70s-E D80-E

D90-E

D7000

D7100

D7200

D7500

Upper-entry

D50-E

D40X-E D60-E

D5000-P

D5100-P

D5200

D5300

D5500

D5600

Entry-level

D40-E

D3000-E D3100-P D3200-P

D3300

D3400

Early models

Nikon
Nikon
SVC (prototype; 1986) Nikon
Nikon
QV-1000C (1988) Nikon NASA F4
Nikon NASA F4
(1991) Nikon
Nikon
E2/E2S (1995) Nikon
Nikon
E2N/E2NS (1996) Nikon
Nikon
E3/E3S (1998)

FX format (full-frame) sensor Without an AF motor (needs lenses with integrated motor)

HD video / Video
Video
AF / Uncompressed / 4k video Touchscreen
Touchscreen
/ Tilt-Swivel

Without AF-P-type lens support-P Without AF-P and without E-type lens support-E

See also: Nikon
Nikon
1 / F-mount – Teleconverter – CX / DX format – Speedlight – Expeed

Nikon
Nikon
AF-S Nikkor
Nikkor
70-200mm F2.8G ED VR II lens and AF-S Nikkor
Nikkor
85mm F1.4G lens with lens hoods

Photo optics[edit] Lenses for F-mount cameras[edit] The Nikon F-mount
Nikon F-mount
is a type of interchangeable lens mount developed by Nikon
Nikon
for its 35 mm Single-lens reflex cameras. The F-mount was first introduced on the Nikon F
Nikon F
camera in 1959.

See Nikon F-mount
Nikon F-mount
→ Nikkor Lenses with integrated motors: List of Nikon F-mount
Nikon F-mount
lenses with integrated autofocus motors

Other lenses for photography and imaging[edit] Main article: Nikkor

v t e

Nikon
Nikon
Nikkor
Nikkor
lenses

By coverage

F-mount (FX)

AF-S

17-35 f/2.8 24-70 f/2.8 24-120 f/3.5-5.6 24-120 f/4 35 f/1.8 105 f/2.8 Micro

AF

35-70 f/3.3-4.5 70-300 zooms 50 f/1.8

MF/AF

70-210 zooms 80-200 zooms

MF

28-45 f/4.5 13 f/5.6 PC 24 f/3.5 85 f/2

F-mount (DX)

AF-S DX

10-24 f/3.5-4.5 12-24 f/4 16-85 f/3.5-5.6 17-55 f/2.8 18-55 f/3.5-5.6 18-70 f/3.5-4.5 18-105 f/3.5-5.6 18-140 f/3.5-5.6 18-200 f/3.5-5.6 18-300 f/3.5-5.6 18-300 f/3.5-6.3 55-200 f/4-5.6 55-300 f/4.5-5.6 35 f/1.8 (DX)

AF DX

10.5 f/2.8 Fisheye

Nikon
Nikon
1 (CX)

10-100 f/4.5-5.6 PD

Mounts

Nikon
Nikon
1-mount Nikon
Nikon
F-mount Nikon
Nikon
S-mount

Related articles

List of Nikon F-mount
Nikon F-mount
lenses with integrated autofocus motor Nikon F-mount
Nikon F-mount
teleconverter

Electronic flash units[edit] Main article: Speedlight Nikon
Nikon
uses the term Speedlight
Speedlight
for its electronic flashes. Recent models include the SB-R200, SB-300, SB-400, SB-600, SB-700, SB-800, SB-900, SB-910 and R1C1. Film scanners[edit]

Nikon
Nikon
Coolscan V film scanner

Nikon's digital capture line also includes a successful range of dedicated scanners for a variety of formats, including Advanced Photo System (IX240), 35 mm, and 60 mm film.

(1988) LS-3500 (4096x6144, 4000 dpi, 30 bits per pixel) HP-IB (requires a third-party NuBus card; intended for Mac platforms, for which there is a Photoshop plug-in).[74] (1992) Coolscan LS-10 (2700 dpi) SCSI. First to be named "Coolscan" to denote LED illumination.[75] (1994) LS-3510AF (4096x6144, 4000 dpi, 30 bits per pixel) Auto-focus SCSI (usually employed on Mac platforms with a Photoshop plug-in; TWAIN is available for PC platforms).[76] (1995) LS-4500AF (4 x 5 inch and 120/220 formats, 1000x2000 dpi, 35mm format 3000x3000). 12bit A/D. SCSI. Fitted with auto-focus lens.[77] (1996) Super Coolscan LS-1000 (2592x3888, 2700 dpi) SCSI. scan time cut by half[78] (1996) Coolscan II LS-20 E (2700 dpi) SCSI[79] (1998) Coolscan LS-2000 (2700 dpi, 12-bit) SCSI, multiple sample, "CleanImage" software[80] (1998) Coolscan III LS-30 E (2700 dpi, 10-bit) SCSI[81] (2001) Coolscan IV LS-40 ED (2900 dpi, 12-bit, 3.6D) USB, SilverFast, ICE, ROC, GEM[82] (2001) Coolscan LS-4000 ED (4000 dpi, 14-bit, 4.2D) Firewire[83] (2001) Coolscan LS-8000 ED (4000 dpi, 14-bit, 4.2D) Firewire, multiformat[84] (2003) Coolscan V LS-50 ED (4000 dpi, 14-bit, 4.2D) USB (2003) Super Coolscan LS-5000 ED (4000 dpi, 16bit, 4.8D) USB (2004) Super Coolscan LS-9000 ED (4000 dpi, 16bit, 4.8D) Firewire, multiformat

Nikon
Nikon
introduced its first scanner, the Nikon
Nikon
LS-3500 with a maximum resolution of 4096 x 6144 pixels, in 1988. Prior to the development of 'cool' LED lighting this scanner used a halogen lamp (hence the name 'Coolscan' for the following models). The resolution of the following LED based Coolscan model didn't increase but the price was significantly lower. Colour depth, scan quality, imaging and hardware functionality as well as scanning speed was gradually improved with each following model. The final 'top of the line' 35mm Coolscan LS-5000 ED was a device capable of archiving greater numbers of slides; 50 framed slides or 40 images on film roll. It could scan all these in one batch using special adapters. A single maximum resolution scan was performed in no more than 20 seconds as long as no post-processing was also performed. With the launch of the Coolscan 9000 ED Nikon
Nikon
introduced its most up-to-date film scanner which, like the Minolta
Minolta
Dimage scanners were the only film scanners that, due to a special version of Digital ICE, were able to scan Kodachrome
Kodachrome
film reliably both dust and scratch free. In late 2007 much of the software's code had to be rewritten to make it Mac OS 10.5 compatible. Nikon
Nikon
announced it would discontinue supporting its Nikon
Nikon
Scan software for the Macintosh as well as for Windows Vista 64-bit.[85] Third-party software solutions like SilverFast or Vuescan
Vuescan
provide alternatives to the official Nikon
Nikon
drivers and scanning software, and maintain updated drivers for most current operating systems. Between 1994 and 1996 Nikon
Nikon
developed three flatbed scanner models named Scantouch, which couldn't keep up with competitive flatbed products and were hence discontinued to allow Nikon
Nikon
to focus on its dedicated film scanners. Sport optics[edit] Binoculars[edit]

Sprint IV Sportstar IV Travelite V Travelite VI Travelite EX Mikron Action VII Action VII Zoom Aculon Action EX Sporter I Venturer 8/10x32

Venturer 8x42 Prostaff 5 Prostaff 7 Monarch ATB Monarch 3 Monarch 5 Monarch 7 StabilEyes Superior E Marine EDG II

Spotting scopes[edit]

Prostaff 3 16-48x60 Prostaff 5 60 Prostaff 5 80 Spotter XL II WP Spotting Scope R/A II Spotting Scope 80 Fieldscope 60mm Fieldscope ED78/ EDII Fieldscope III/EDIII Fieldscope ED82 Fieldscope ED50 Fieldscopes EDG 65 /85 Fieldscope EDG 85 VR

Rifle scopes[edit]

BLACK Monarch 7 Monarch 5 Monarch 3 Monarch Laser IRT Prostaff 5 Encore Coyote Special Slughunter Inline Buckmaster II Nuckmaster AR ProStaff II Prostaff Team REALTREE Rimfire Handgun

Nikon
Nikon
Metrology[edit] Overview Nikon
Nikon
Metrology, a division of Nikon, produces hardware and software products for 2D & 3D measurement from nano to large scale measurement volumes. Products include Optical Laser Probes, X-ray computed tomography, Coordinate-measuring machine
Coordinate-measuring machine
(CMM),Laser Radar Systems (LR), Microscopes, Portable CMMs, Large Volume Metrology, Motion Measurement
Measurement
and Adaptive Robotic Controls, Semiconductor Systems, Metrology
Metrology
Software including CMM-Manager, CAMIO Studio, Inspect-X, Focus, and Automeasure. Measurements are performed using tactile and non-contact probes, measurement data is collected in software and processed for comparison to nominal CAD (Computer-aided design) or part specification or for recreating / reverse engineering physical work pieces. Nikon
Nikon
Metrology
Metrology
Origins The origins of Nikon
Nikon
go back to 1917 when three Jananese optical manufacturers joined to form Nippon Kogaku
Nippon Kogaku
KK (' Japan
Japan
Optics'). In 1925 the microscope having revolving nosepiece and interchangeable objectives was produced. Significant growth for the microscopy division occurs over the next 50 years as Nikon
Nikon
pioneers development of polarising and stereo microscopes along with new products for measuring and inspection (Metrology) markets. These new products include devices targeted for industrial use such as optical comparators, autocollimators, profile projector and automated vision based systems. Continued effort through the next three decades yield the release of products including the Optiphot and Labophot microscopes, Diaphot microscope, the Eclipse range of infinity optics, and finally the DS camera series and the Coolscope with the advent of digital sensors. With the acquisition of Metris in 2009 the Nikon Metrology
Metrology
division was born. Nikon
Nikon
Metrology
Metrology
products include a full range of both 2D & 3D, optical, tactile, non-contact, and X-Ray Metrology
Metrology
solutions ranging from nanometer resolution on microscopic samples to μm resolution in volumes large enough to house a commercial airliner.[86] Nikon
Nikon
Metrology
Metrology
Products

Coordinate-Measuring-Machines

Bridge, Gantry and Horizontal Arm CMMs Digital / Analog Tactile and / or Non-Contact Optical sensors

Portable arms - 6 and 7 axis models Laser Scanning - Optical Line Scanners in single Line and Multi-line (Cross Scanner) configurations X-ray-and-CT-Inspection[87] Video-Microscope-Measuring - Optical Probe and Multi-Sensor options available Microscope-Systems Large Volume Systems[88] Application Software - several options available depending on specific application and hardware.

CMM-Manager - Multi-sensor 3D Metrology
Metrology
software for third party CMMs, Articulated Arms, and Nikon
Nikon
video-measurement systems[89] Automeasure, NIS Elements, E-Max, Automeasure Eyes - 2D / 3D imaging software for use on Nikon
Nikon
video-measurement systems[90] Focus, CMM-Manager, CAMIO - Software for 3D Metrology[91]

Other products[edit] Nikon
Nikon
also manufactures ophthalmic equipment, loupes, monoculars, binocular telescopes, microscopes, laser rangefinders,[92] cameras for microscopy, optical and video-based measurement equipment, scanners and steppers for the manufacture of integrated circuits and liquid crystal displays, and semiconductor device inspection equipment. The steppers and scanners represent about one third of the income for the company as of 2008.[93] Nikon
Nikon
has also manufactured eyeglasses, sunglasses, and glasses frames, under the brands Nikon, Niji, Nobili-Ti, Presio, and Velociti VTI.[94] Cultural references[edit]

Singer Paul Simon
Paul Simon
referenced Nikon
Nikon
Cameras in his 1973 song "Kodachrome."[95] Dexter Morgan, main character of the Showtime series Dexter, can be seen using a Nikon
Nikon
camera throughout the show. In the movie Hackers, the character "Lord Nikon" got his alias because of his photographic memory. In the lyrics to the Oak Ridge Boys song "American Made", a reference to Nikon
Nikon
Cameras is made ( "I got a Nikon
Nikon
camera, a Sony
Sony
color tv"). In the movie "The French Connection", the drug dealer gives his girlfriend a Nikon F
Nikon F
camera. In the film "The Most Beautiful" by Akira Kurosawa, the "East Asian Optical Company" scenes were filmed at the Nippon Kogaku
Nippon Kogaku
factory in Totsuka, Yokohama, Japan.[96]

Awards and recognition[edit] Nikon
Nikon
was ranked 134th among India's most trusted brands according to the Brand
Brand
Trust Report 2012, a study conducted by Trust Research Advisory. In the Brand
Brand
Trust Report 2013, Nikon
Nikon
was ranked 28th among India's most trusted brands and subsequently, according to the Brand Trust Report 2014, Nikon
Nikon
was ranked 178th among India's most trusted brands.[97] See also[edit]

Companies portal

Digital single-lens reflex camera Full-frame digital SLR History of the single-lens reflex camera Lenses for SLR and DSLR
DSLR
cameras

Nikon
Nikon
Instruments Nikkor Nikon
Nikon
F Nikon
Nikon
Coolpix series Nikon
Nikon
Museum

Nikon
Nikon
F-mount Nikon
Nikon
S-mount Perspective control lens Single-lens reflex camera

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SVC (prototype; 1986) Nikon
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QV-1000C (1988) Nikon NASA F4
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(1991) Nikon
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E2/E2S (1995) Nikon
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E2N/E2NS (1996) Nikon
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E3/E3S (1998)

FX format (full-frame) sensor Without an AF motor (needs lenses with integrated motor)

HD video / Video
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