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MarkS

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Nikon Z6 Mod
« on: Feb 09, 2020, 20:16:53 »
I've gone and done it - modified my Nikon Z6.  It's the easiest camera I've done - just remove the blue filter behind the piezo dust removal filter.





It can still be used for daytime photography, with a custom colour balance.  Here are some spectra showing the effects of the filters:



The bluish filter that needs to be removed is Filter2 in the above plot.

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Re: Nikon Z6 Mod
« Reply #1 on: Feb 09, 2020, 21:22:10 »
You are so clever Mark.

So is this camera going to be used instead of the A7S or in addition to?
If the latter what are your plans for it.

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Re: Nikon Z6 Mod
« Reply #2 on: Feb 09, 2020, 21:44:39 »
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You are so clever Mark.

So is this camera going to be used instead of the A7S or in addition to?
If the latter what are your plans for it.

Carole

I'm keeping both. The big pixels of the A7S are very well suited to the C11.  The smaller pixels of the Z6 are ideal for the Tak Epsilon.

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Re: Nikon Z6 Mod
« Reply #3 on: Feb 10, 2020, 16:56:01 »
What fun, I love losing those little screws, it's so nice when you find them again! Not. This camera should turn out some stonking images if the clouds ever clear.
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Re: Nikon Z6 Mod
« Reply #4 on: Feb 17, 2020, 16:50:38 »
Boo

I just love the blue tac on the paper with those screws.

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Re: Nikon Z6 Mod
« Reply #5 on: Feb 17, 2020, 18:12:48 »
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I just love the blue tac on the paper with those screws.

It stops them rolling away!

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