Official Lexar Response on D500

Everyone who reported the original Lexar SD card failure problem on the D500 seems to have received the same email from Lexar yesterday. Quoting from the email:

"We have been able to replicate the reported issues and the Lexar team has worked in partnership with Nikon to come up with a solution to alleviate these. Nikon has provided a FW update for the D500 camera, version 1.02. Although this should resolve the problem, we have also worked internally at Lexar on a new FW version for our UHS-II SD cards so should the intermittent problems continue, please let us know and we will arrange an exchange for your Lexar SD card for a newer version.”

As I’ve noted many times before, I don’t believe that the card error problems were solely limited to Lexar SD cards. 

To all of you who reported card errors to me previously, I’d appreciate it if you’d let me know whether firmware 1.02 eradicated the problem or if you still encounter them from time to time.

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