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Z 7 Firmware

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  • • This service supplies software that can be used to update the Z 7 camera “C” firmware to version 1.02. Before proceeding, select Firmware version in the camera SETUP 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 “C” Firmware Version 1.01 to 1.02
  • • Fixed an issue that caused the display to flicker if pictures were scrolled during playback zoom after the user had taken pictures using the viewfinder with Prioritize viewfinder selected for monitor mode and then removed his or her eye from the viewfinder before starting playback.
  • • Fixed an issue that caused Capture NX-D or ViewNX-i to crash when displaying NEF (RAW) pictures taken with the following options selected for HDR (high dynamic range) in the PHOTO SHOOTING MENU:
    • - HDR mode: On (series) or On (single photo)
    • - Save individual images (NEF): On
  • • Fixed an issue that allowed the camera to exceed the value chosen for ISO sensitivity settings > Maximum sensitivity in the MOVIE SHOOTING MENU if it was from ISO 200 to 20,000 and On was selected for MOVIE SHOOTING MENU > Electronic VR.
  • • Updated some help displays.
Changes from Previous Versions
Changes from “C” Firmware Version 1.00 to 1.01
  • • Fixed an issue that in rare circumstances caused the camera to stop responding during burst photography with NEF (RAW) selected for Image quality and On selected for Silent photography in the PHOTO SHOOTING MENU.
  • • If Enable release is selected for Slot empty release lock in the SETUP MENU, the Image review option in the PLAYBACK MENU can now be accessed when no memory card is inserted.
Viewing the Camera Firmware Version
  1. Turn the camera on.
  2. Press the camera MENU button and select Firmware version in the SETUP MENU to display the camera firmware version.
  3. Check the camera firmware version.
  4. Turn the camera off.
Product Description
Name Z 7 “C” Firmware Version 1.02
Supported cameras Z 7
Supported camera firmware versions “C” firmware versions 1.00–1.01
File name F-Z7-V102W.exe
System requirements
  • 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-Z7-V102W.exe to the folder created in Step 1.
  3. Run F-Z7-V102W.exe to extract the following file to a folder named “Z7Update”:
    • Z_7_0102.bin (the camera firmware)
  4. Using a card slot or card reader, copy “Z_7_0102.bin” to a memory card that has been formatted in the camera.
    Note: Be sure to copy the firmware 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 SETUP 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 detailed instructions or information on the equipment needed to complete the update, download the following pdf file (although written for D-SLR cameras, the instructions in the linked file apply equally well to mirrorless cameras):
DSLR_Firmup_Win_En.pdf (PDF) (0.21 MB)

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

Product Description
Name Z 7 “C” Firmware Version 1.02
Supported cameras Z 7
Supported camera firmware versions “C” firmware versions 1.00–1.01
File name F-Z7-V102M.dmg
System requirements
  • macOS Mojave version 10.14
  • 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-Z7-V102M.dmg.
  2. Double-click the F-Z7-V102M.dmg icon to mount a disk image containing a folder named “Z7Update”, which in turn contains the following file:
    • Z_7_0102.bin (the camera firmware)
  3. Using a card slot or card reader, copy “Z_7_0102.bin” to a memory card that has been formatted in the camera.
    Note: Be sure to copy the firmware 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 SETUP 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 detailed instructions or information on the equipment needed to complete the update, download the following pdf file (although written for D-SLR cameras, the instructions in the linked file apply equally well to mirrorless cameras):
DSLR_Firmup_Mac_En.pdf (PDF) (0.17 MB)

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

End User License Agreement

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    F-Z7-V102W.exe
    (Approx. 27.50 MB)

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    F-Z7-V102M.dmg
    (Approx. 32.61 MB)

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