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COOLPIX P610 Firmware

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  • • This service supplies software that can be used to update the firmware for COOLPIX P610 cameras to version 1.3. Before proceeding, select Firmware version in the camera Set up menu and check the camera firmware version. You will not need to download or install this update if the firmware listed above is already installed.
  • • This update includes all changes made in previous updates.
  • • Read the information below before proceeding.
Changes from Firmware Version 1.2 to 1.3
  • • Fixed the following issues:
    • - Interval timer photography would end after 1800 shots.
    • - The camera would sometimes stop responding to controls other than the power switch when movies were filmed in Moon mode.
Changes from Previous Versions
Changes from Firmware Version 1.1 to 1.2
  • • Fixed an issue that resulted in Points of Interest (POI) for Hong Kong, Macao, and Taiwan not displaying correctly.
Changes from Firmware Version 1.0 to 1.1
  • • Addressed the following issues, which in rare circumstances would occur when the eye sensor was used to switch between the monitor and electronic viewfinder displays:
    - Images would not display or be saved correctly.
    - The camera would freeze.
  • • Fixed an issued with manual focus that caused the focus position to change with each shot taken using interval timer photography.
Viewing the Camera Firmware Version
  1. Turn the camera on.
  2. Press the camera MENU button to display the menus.
  3. Press the multi selector left to display menu icons, then highlight Set up and press OK.
  4. Highlight Firmware version in the Set up menu and press OK to display the camera firmware version.
  5. Check the camera firmware version.
  6. Turn the camera off.
Product Description
Name COOLPIX P610 Firmware Version 1.3
Supported cameras COOLPIX P610
Supported firmware versions Version 1.0–1.2
File name F-P610-V13W.exe
Operating system
  • Microsoft Windows 10 Home
  • Microsoft Windows 10 Pro
  • Microsoft Windows 10 Enterprise
  • Microsoft Windows 8.1
  • Microsoft Windows 8.1 Pro
  • Microsoft Windows 8.1 Enterprise
  • Microsoft Windows 7 Home Basic
  • Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium
  • Microsoft Windows 7 Professional
  • Microsoft Windows 7 Enterprise
  • Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate
Note: Card reader or computer with built-in memory-card slot required.
Copyright Nikon Corporation
Archive type Self-extracting
Reproduction Not permitted
Updating the Camera Firmware
  1. Create a folder on the computer hard disk and name it as desired.
  2. Download F-P610-V13W.exe to the folder created in Step 1.
  3. Run F-P610-V13W.exe to extract the firmware to a sub-folder in the new folder. The resulting file and folder hierarchy is shown below:
    • firmware (the sub-folder containing the firmware)
    • firmware.bin (the camera firmware, located in the “firmware” folder)
  4. Using a card slot or card reader, copy the “firmware” folder to a memory card that has been formatted in the camera.
    Note: Be sure to copy the “firmware” folder to the root (top-most) directory of the memory card. The camera will not recognize the new firmware if it is placed in a folder under the root directory.
  5. Insert the memory card into the camera and turn the camera on.
  6. Select Firmware version in the Set up menu and follow the on-screen instructions to complete the firmware update.
  7. Once the update is complete, turn the camera off and remove the memory card.
  8. Confirm that the firmware has been updated to the new version.

Note: For more detailed instructions or information on the equipment needed to complete the update, download the following pdf file:
CPX_MS_FirmUp_Win_En.pdf (PDF) (0.17 MB)

Note: Updates can be performed for you by a Nikon-authorized service representative.

Updating COOLPIX Camera Firmware in 5 Simple Steps

Product Description
Name COOLPIX P610 Firmware Version 1.3
Supported cameras COOLPIX P610
Supported firmware versions Version 1.0–1.2
File name F-P610-V13M.dmg
Operating system
  • macOS High Sierra version 10.13
  • macOS Sierra version 10.12
  • OS X 10.11.6
  • OS X 10.10.5
  • OS X 10.9.5
  • OS X 10.8.5
  • OS X 10.7.5
  • Mac OS X 10.6.8
Note: Card reader or computer with built-in memory-card slot required.
Copyright Nikon Corporation
Archive type Self-extracting
Reproduction Not permitted
Updating the Camera Firmware
  1. Download F-P610-V13M.dmg.
  2. Double-click the F-P610-V13M.dmg icon to mount a disk image containing the folder and file below:
    • firmware (the sub-folder containing the firmware)
    • firmware.bin (the camera firmware, located in the “firmware” folder)
  3. Using a card slot or card reader, copy the “firmware” folder to a memory card that has been formatted in the camera.
    Note: Be sure to copy the “firmware” folder to the root (top-most) directory of the memory card. The camera will not recognize the new firmware if it is placed in a folder under the root directory.
  4. Insert the memory card into the camera and turn the camera on.
  5. Select Firmware version in the Set up menu and follow the on-screen instructions to complete the firmware update.
  6. Once the update is complete, turn the camera off and remove the memory card.
  7. Confirm that the firmware has been updated to the new version.

Note: For more detailed instructions or information on the equipment needed to complete the update, download the following pdf file:
CPX_MS_FirmUp_Mac_En.pdf (PDF) (0.14 MB)

Note: Updates can be performed for you by a Nikon-authorized service representative.

Updating COOLPIX Camera Firmware in 5 Simple Steps

End User License Agreement

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    F-P610-V13W.exe
    (Approx. 61.84 MB)

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    F-P610-V13M.dmg
    (Approx. 62.97 MB)

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