Nikon Releases Firmware Update to Fix CLS Issue

Nikon Releases Firmware Update to Fix CLS Issue

This just came in via email. Nikon finally released a firmware update (A 1.10, B 1.10) for the D800 and D800E. Among the fixes is the CLS issue: “When the built-in flash was set to Commander mode, remote Speedlights sometimes did not fire. This issue has been...
Treat my order with respect, Amazon and UPS !

Treat my order with respect, Amazon and UPS !

I am a huge fan of online shopping. I buy a lot of stuff online – when I think about it for a moment it is only clothing and groceries which I don’t buy on the internet. My two main sources for all the stuff one might of might not need are eBay and Amazon....
A clever universal battery charger

A clever universal battery charger

I am on vacation and the ghost of faulty technology struck again. Shortly before leaving I purchased a Nikon Coolpix S32, which is a water-, dust- and shockproof family camera. I bought it mainly for the pool and for snorkeling. When I received it I did not test it...
Synology DS414 Network attached storage solution

Synology DS414 Network attached storage solution

After being disappointed by my Drobo for the third time I abandoned it and switched to another RAID system which, in contrast to the Drobo, also serves as a NAS (network attached storage, meaning the storage device can be accessed using your local network). I read...
Third crash – Bye bye Drobo !

Third crash – Bye bye Drobo !

I use a 4-bay Drobo (2nd generation) to backup my iMac’s hard drive and to archive stuff which doesn’t need to be permanently on the computer anymore. The Drobo is marketed as an easy-to-use system which will protect you against data loss due to its...