Technical issues with Nikon Z6 and Z7 stabilization – Nikon offers free repairs

Technical issues with Nikon Z6 and Z7 stabilization – Nikon offers free repairs
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Nikon has issued a Technical Service Advisory to alert customers of issues with its full-frame mirrorless Z cameras, and is offering free repairs for affected units.

The company has identified issues with the vibration reduction system – aka the in-body image stabilization (IBIS) – of the Nikon Z6 and Nikon Z7. While Nikon has not detailed the problems in detail, it has gone as far as to state that the IBIS in affected cameras "does not achieve its full potential".

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James Artaius

The editor of Digital Camera World, James has 21 years experience as a journalist and started working in the photographic industry in 2014 (as an assistant to Damian McGillicuddy, who succeeded David Bailey as Principal Photographer for Olympus). In this time he shot for clients like Aston Martin Racing, Elinchrom and L'Oréal, in addition to shooting campaigns and product testing for Olympus, and providing training for professionals. This has led him to being a go-to expert for camera and lens reviews, photo and lighting tutorials, as well as industry news, rumors and analysis for publications like Digital Camera MagazinePhotoPlus: The Canon MagazineN-Photo: The Nikon MagazineDigital Photographer and Professional Imagemaker, as well as hosting workshops and talks at The Photography Show. He also serves as a judge for the Red Bull Illume Photo Contest. An Olympus and Canon shooter, he has a wealth of knowledge on cameras of all makes – and a fondness for vintage lenses and instant cameras.