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For help with diagnosing problems with the Nikon 1 J1, check out the troubleshooting page.

Background and Identification

This camera can be identified by the "Nikon 1" badge on the upper left hand side and "J1" printed on the upper right hand side.

The Nikon 1 V1 is a Nikon 1 series high-speed mirror less interchangeable-lens camera launched by Nikon on 21 September 2011. As of April 14, 2015, this camera is still available for sale through Nikon in a variety of colors.

The Nikon 1-mount is a type of interchangeable lens mount developed by Nikon for its Nikon CX format mirror less interchangeable-lens cameras. The 1-mount was first introduced on the Nikon 1 series in 2011, and features a bayonet mount.

In August 2012, Nikon released firmware version 1.20 for the V1 and J1, which among other small changes, claims to improve the cameras' program lines in some exposure modes, to reduce the risk of blurred images due to slow shutter speeds.

Technical Specifications

This device comes with an array of features:

  • Built in flash
  • 10 megapixel resolution
  • Full HD Movie 1080/60i
  • Slow Motion Movie 400fps/1200fps
  • SD external storage
  • 3-inch LCD monitor
  • Nikon 1 lens mount

Since there is no built lens, there are a few buying options:

  • Standard kit includes one 10-30mm f/3.5 – 5.6 lens
  • Also available with an addition 10mm f/2.8 wide angle lens or a 30-110mm f/3.8 – 5.6 zoom lens

The camera comes with a variety of accessories:

  • EN-EL Rechargeable Lithium Ion Battery
  • BF-N1000 Body Cap
  • MG-27 Battery Charger
  • AN-N1000 Neck Strap
  • UC-E6 USB Cable

Additional Information

Nikon 1 J1 Official Site

Nikon 1 J1 Specifications

Nikon 1 J1 Parts and Controls

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