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Try the Full-Frame Nikon Z 5 for 30 Days With the Yellow Program

Nikon Yellow Program Z 5

If you’re thinking about purchasing the Nikon Z 5 but you’re just not sure whether it’s the right fit, then you’re in luck:

Nikon has reintroduced its Yellow Program, which allows US-based consumers to order the Z5 and, if not satisfied before a month is out, return the camera for their money back.

As Nikon explains:

“We’re so sure you’ll be thrilled with the performance you’ll get with your new full frame mirrorless Z 5 camera that we’ll let you try one at home for 30 days. If you aren’t totally impressed with the Z 5 (we’d be surprised), send it back to us for a full refund.”

The return offer even includes a prepaid shipping label, so there truly is no cost to you; if you’re not completely satisfied by your purchase, you’ll have lost nothing at all.

If you do decide to take advantage of the Nikon Yellow Program, note that your Z 5 will be inspected if returned (it must be sent back in “like-new condition”). Also note that all Nikon Yellow customers will need to pay in advance, rather than after the thirty-day trial period is over.

So what options does the Yellow Program offer?

You can choose from three kits:

  • The Nikon Z 5 body only (for $1399.95 USD)
  • The Nikon Z 5 with a 24-200mm f/4-6.3 VR lens (for $2,199.95 USD)
  • The Nikon Z 5 with a 24-50mm f/4-6.3 lens (for $1699.95 USD)

You can also grab the FTZ adapter for a few extra dollars; this will allow you to mount Nikon F-mount lenses onto the Z 5. The adapter is invaluable if you have a collection of lenses for your Nikon DSLR and, fortunately, Nikon includes a special provision in the Yellow Program to account for FTZ adapters: If you purchase an adapter along with a Yellow Program Z 5, you can return the adapter as well as the camera at the end of the trial period for a full refund.

Nice, right?

All in all, the Z 5 is a powerful, entry-level, full-frame option from Nikon, one that’s perfect for hobbyists and semi-professionals of all types, from landscape shooters to travel photographers to portrait snappers and more.

So why not give it a try?

You can read more about the Nikon Yellow Program here, but don’t dawdle; the offer ends on November 30th.

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Jaymes Dempsey
Jaymes Dempsey

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