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    Hi can anyone advise me where is nikon lenses manufacture in ? I always thought that they were manufacture in Thailand . However I bought a 50mm F1.8 from lucky plaza , when I was home I realise that it was made in China. Am really confuse now as I kept thinking was e lens I had purchase was a ' grey ' set .

    But e guy did gave me a nikon warranty card, but he ask me dun sent until e lens gave problem.

    Will any kind soul please advise on my noobish question... Thank you ..

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    Quote Originally Posted by andypoopoo View Post
    Hi can anyone advise me where is nikon lenses manufacture in ? I always thought that they were manufacture in Thailand . However I bought a 50mm F1.8 from lucky plaza , when I was home I realise that it was made in China. Am really confuse now as I kept thinking was e lens I had purchase was a ' grey ' set .

    But e guy did gave me a nikon warranty card, but he ask me dun sent until e lens gave problem.

    Will any kind soul please advise on my noobish question... Thank you ..
    They are made in various locations. I also have a 50mm f1.8 from china. No problems watsoever... Just shoot, dun worry so much about there they are from.
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    Quote Originally Posted by zac08 View Post
    They are made in various locations. I also have a 50mm f1.8 from china. No problems watsoever... Just shoot, dun worry so much about there they are from.
    Thanks so much Zac08, u are always e first to reply my msg.

    At least for now i can stop thinking if i been ' cheated '

    Cheers

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    does it matter in the first place???

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    Quote Originally Posted by andypoopoo View Post
    Hi can anyone advise me where is nikon lenses manufacture in ? I always thought that they were manufacture in Thailand . However I bought a 50mm F1.8 from lucky plaza , when I was home I realise that it was made in China. Am really confuse now as I kept thinking was e lens I had purchase was a ' grey ' set .

    But e guy did gave me a nikon warranty card, but he ask me dun sent until e lens gave problem.

    Will any kind soul please advise on my noobish question... Thank you ..
    Warranty card must send one mehz?? I've never sent any for Nikon products..make sure the receipt is properly kept..
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    Quote Originally Posted by andypoopoo View Post
    Thanks so much Zac08, u are always e first to reply my msg.

    At least for now i can stop thinking if i been ' cheated '

    Cheers
    Zac is a Nikon Professional user, can always rely on him

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    Quote Originally Posted by wazzup View Post
    Zac is a Nikon Professional user, can always rely on him
    Eh... me only newbie...

    Wazzup is the Nikon Pro.
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    Quote Originally Posted by zac08 View Post
    Eh... me only newbie...

    Wazzup is the Nikon Pro.
    Oh pls.. I don't even know how to use a camera. Don't be humble lah. We all know you are the helpful and professional one

    Thanks for the help last time, but I still blur, don't know how to use a DSLR... got chance I buy you kopi you go through with me can?

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    NIKON items made in China and Tailand.
    Canon items made in Japan and Taiwan.
    Pentax items made in Japan (rare), Vietnam and Philipine.
    Minolta/Sony items made in Japan and China.

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    Quote Originally Posted by thinkvision View Post
    NIKON items made in China and Tailand.
    Not entirely true, my nikon 70-200f2.8 VR is made in Japan.

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    Quote Originally Posted by scenar View Post
    Not entirely true, my nikon 70-200f2.8 VR is made in Japan.
    Quite a number of Nikkor lenses are still made in Japan.

    BC

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    my 50mm F1.8D is made in China, 18-200vr is made in Thailand..
    Life is like photography, we develop from the negatives.

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    Quote Originally Posted by thinkvision View Post
    NIKON items made in China and Tailand.
    Canon items made in Japan and Taiwan.
    Pentax items made in Japan (rare), Vietnam and Philipine.
    Minolta/Sony items made in Japan and China.
    Alright man!!! You're da MAN!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by thinkvision View Post
    NIKON items made in China and Tailand.
    Canon items made in Japan and Taiwan.
    Pentax items made in Japan (rare), Vietnam and Philipine.
    Minolta/Sony items made in Japan and China.
    Erm...How come my Nikon 17-35 AFS Made in Japan leh?

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    Erm...How come my Nikon 17-35 AFS Made in Japan leh?
    Think he left it out.. hahaha

    China, Thailand, Japan... any other locations which Nikon products are made in?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Big Kahuna View Post
    Erm...How come my Nikon 17-35 AFS Made in Japan leh?
    Wow.. is the lens good? My dream lens.

    Quote Originally Posted by zac08 View Post
    Think he left it out.. hahaha

    China, Thailand, Japan... any other locations which Nikon products are made in?
    I think you got it right.

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    Quote Originally Posted by wazzup View Post
    Wow.. is the lens good? My dream lens.

    I think you got it right.
    Wet dream

    This lens so so only......I prefer my the other made in god know where 50mm f1.4 better....because f1.4 is bigger than f2.8...also I can shoot model......the model will look sharp sharp and the background became blur blur......the 17-35 cannot ah

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    My Nikkor 85mm F1.4D is also MIJ.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Big Kahuna View Post
    Wet dream

    This lens so so only......I prefer my the other made in god know where 50mm f1.4 better....because f1.4 is bigger than f2.8...also I can shoot model......the model will look sharp sharp and the background became blur blur......the 17-35 cannot ah
    Then you should get 50 f/1.2 mah

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    I thought only Canon has that? Oops forgot u are jumping to Canon liao..

    Quote Originally Posted by wazzup View Post
    Then you should get 50 f/1.2 mah
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