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Nikon Df Digital Camera

£2,039.00
SLR 16.2MP CMOS SDXC Oct 2014
Camera Type Megapixel Sensor Type Compatible Memory Cards Release Date
Four industry awards
Stellar image quality
Pictures are sublime
918 Reviews + 4 Awards
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Reviews

Four Industry Awards

This camera was given a "Recommended" award by websites Ephotozine, PhotographyBlog.com and Hi-tech.mail.ru/ all of whom thought that this digital camera was good.

Imaging Resource.com gave this camera a "Dave's Pick" award.

Average Expert Reviews

Fourty experts from sites including DP Review, PhotographyBlog.com, Trusted Reviews and Ephotozine have rated this camera on average 78%.

User Reviews Are Excellent

Df owners on average rated this digital camera as brilliant. 543 reviewers gave this digital camera either 4 or 5 stars and 94% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

Nikon Has Good Reviews for Its Digital Cameras

Based on 25,534 owner and expert reviews (including 1,510 verified purchases), Nikon has good reviews for its cameras. Nikon also has good reviews specifically within its medium megapixel digital cameras range compared to other brands. 92% of those that bought a Nikon camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

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Design

Stellar Image Quality

One hundred and seventy-six people reckoned that it was good quality. Digit.in said three years ago “Excellent image quality from the 4 sensor” but even so they scored it 1 stars. T3.com wrote “Fantastic picture quality” yet they only rated the product 1 stars. Digitalcamerareview.com said “Excellent image quality, especially in good light”.

Great Noise Control

Seventy-five people thought it was easy to use. Tech.uk.msn.com said “The kit lens is great and it's an enjoyable camera to use” in their Nikon Df review but even so they gave it a score of 14 out of 100. Stuff.tv mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Awesome manual control” . Pc Mag said in their review of the Nikon Df on PC Mag “Dial-based control system”.

Fourty-eight customers mentioned in their reviews that it was easy to setup. Vet2001man wrote on Bestbuy.com “Easy to set up also, does pretty much everything for you when you turn it on, just have to answer a few questions” in their review of this digital camera and scored this digital camera 8 stars. Last year Tz3qzs scored it 8 stars and said “Easy to set up and connect to internet” in their review of this digital camera. Tvtv gave the product a score of 8 stars and wrote in April last year “Easy to set up and use” in their review of this digital camera.

Eleven people who bought it said that it was easy to use the menus. Dp Review wrote in their review of this digital camera “High quality JPEG images with pleasant color at default settings” but despite that they only rated the product 18.86 out of 100. Two years ago Viziotv rated the product 7 stars and wrote “It very nice and have great features and easy to use settings and options” in their review of this digital camera. Starbuck said in their Nikon Df review on Bhphotovideo.com “I would recomend getting a class 10 samsung evo, I'm using one in this phone and it screams! Unlike lower end Lumia's this has all the audio settings, E.Q”.

Three owners who purchased the product reckoned that it had a good interface. Dominic wrote on Bestbuy.com last year “Ended up with an Insignia 4K Roku TV instead since we liked the interface there better and needed to save $100” and gave this digital camera a rating of 7 stars. Craigb said on Bestbuy.com two years ago “They have much improved the software interface and apps on this version” in their review of the Nikon Df. Phoenix wrote on Bestbuy.com “Really great picture quality the interface with the TV through the remote in the software on the TV isn't the greatest” in their review of the Nikon Df.

Two people wrote in their reviews that it was comfortable and easy to hold. Digitalcamerareview.com said “Not everyone is going to like or even feel comfortable with the camera's design” in their review of this digital camera. Unknown said “If you're on a table or stand, you need plenty of length to hold the TV as they are not on a pedestal style base” in their review of this digital camera and rated it 6 stars.

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Built to Last

Thirty-three owners who bought it agreed that it was well made. Theverge.com mentioned “Built to last”. Three years ago Digit.in mentioned in their Nikon Df review “Construction en mtal et joints d'tanchit”. Gqindia.com wrote in their review of the Nikon Df “Excellent build quality” .

Four owners thought the product was strong and durable. Stetson said in April last year “Very light and durable!”. Purplehaze wrote on Bestbuy.com “Easy to use remote sturdy stand and overall nice”. Ps4fan said “Sturdy and it is so easy to use” in their Nikon Df review.

Three people who reviewed this digital camera agreed that it was reliable. Mlboyd mentioned on Bhphotovideo.com three years ago “I am in love with this camera and the kit lens!I had been looking for quite some time to upgrade from my trusty Nikon D200” and scored the product 7 stars. Cs333 said in their review of this digital camera “It is a work horse and very dependable”. June Etta mentioned in her review of this digital camera “I was really struggling to get a reliable reading at least half of the time”.

One owner said in their reviews that the product was sealed. Three years ago Digit.in said “Weather sealed body”.

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Classic Styling

Sixty customers wrote in their reviews that this digital camera was good looking. Four years ago Dp Review said on DP Review “Classic styling” in their review of this digital camera. Bhphotovideo.com mentioned “It's Drop Dead Sexy” in their review of this digital camera. Expert website Todayonline.com mentioned in their review of the Nikon Df “For those who love to blend personal style with photography, or just have a hipster's inclinations” .

Eighteen people who reviewed it concluded that it was well designed. Digit.in wrote three years ago “Nostalgisches Design” in their Nikon Df review. T3.com said “Retro design”. Three years ago Pocket Lint said “Great image quality (of 4 standards), fast autofocus system works a treat, great design concept, manual control dials have their benefits, nonAI lens compatibility”.

Thirteen customers who reviewed it agreed that it was retro. Gqindia.com said in their review of this digital camera “A trippy, retro styling”. Stuff.tv said three years ago “Solid retro style and build”. Expertreviews.co.uk gave it a rating of 5 stars and mentioned on expert website Expert Reviews “With the Df, Nikon has certainly got the retro part of that equation right”.

Four people mentioned in their reviews that the product was smooth. Just Shoot Me Now wrote on Bhphotovideo.com “The smooth high quality that I hear comes with the bigger buckets” in their review of the Nikon Df. Jane said “I think it's perfect; it runs smooth” in her review of the Nikon Df. Minnjd rated it 8 stars and wrote in their review of this digital camera “Do yourself a favor and look up some calibration guides--some easy tweaks really smooth out the picture.”.

Three owners who purchased this digital camera mentioned that it was ergonomic. Bhphotovideo.com said “Manual Mode Ergonomics”. Expertreviews.co.uk wrote on expert review site Expert Reviews “Ergonomics could be better” in their review of this digital camera and scored the product 7 stars. Chris_at_b&h mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Camera itself has good ergonomics with the possible exception of the front command dial” .

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Features

Solid Feature Set

Fifty-four owners who reviewed it reckoned that it had good features. Digitalcamerareview.com wrote three years ago “Solid feature set” in their review of this digital camera. Vet2001man said on Bestbuy.com “It's Smart program features are better than the 60 inch I get a year”. Ufbbc said “Works well, quality picture, Nice built in features” in their review of this digital camera.


Price

4 Image Quality Without the Price Tag

One hundred and sixty-four customers mentioned in their reviews that the Nikon Df was good value for money. Four years ago Ephotozine wrote in their review of this digital camera “4 image quality without the price tag”. Three years ago Pocket-Lint.com said in their Nikon Df review “With the likes of Fujifilm pulling off the retro style with stronger footing in functionality and Sony putting out the affordable Alpha A7 there are considerable alternative retro” and rated it 7 stars. Expert review site Tech.uk.msn.com gave it a rating of 78.813663279796 out of 100 and wrote in their review of this digital camera “It's hard to justify it financially over the more convenient”.

Twelve customers thought it was expensive. Expert review site Techradar.com/au/ wrote in their Nikon Df review four years ago “It's far too expensive to be an impulse purchase for most”. Expert website Tech.uk.msn.com mentioned “Nikon's top full-frame cameras are seriously expensive” and gave the product a score of 6 stars. Stefan rated it 7 stars and he mentioned in his review of this digital camera on Bestbuy.com “The movement is good, although not quite to Samsung levels of clarity (but they're easily twice as expensive”.

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Expensive

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Pictures Are Sublime

Four hundred and twenty-four customers who bought it agreed that it was able to produce good images. Three years ago Tech.uk.msn.com mentioned “Pictures are sublime”. Hardwarezone.com.sg mentioned “Stellar image quality” in their review of the Nikon Df. Dpexpert.com.au mentioned “The full frame sensor and small pixel count make for stunning image quality” in their review of this digital camera.

Seventeen customers who purchased it considered that it was good in low light. Dp Review wrote on DP Review “Outstanding IQ in bright and low light” in their review of this digital camera. Ephotozine wrote “Excellent lowlight and high ISO performance” in their review of this digital camera. Digitaltrends.com wrote three years ago “Amazing lowlight capability”.

Sixteen customers who purchased it reckoned that it had a good ISO range. Digit.in mentioned “Sehr gute bis exzellente Bildqualitt und Detailwiedergabe bis ISO 3.200” in their review of this digital camera. Digit.in also mentioned “Gute Bildqualitt bis ISO 12.800 (fr diese hohe Sensorempfindlichkeit” in their review. Digit.in also mentioned “Excellente gestion du bruit lectronique jusqu' 3200 ISO” in their review.

Fourteen people who bought it considered that it had a good picture resolution. Three years ago Pc Mag mentioned in their Nikon Df review “5.5fps continuous shooting”. Reeksdasneaks wrote on Bestbuy.com “Resolution is amazing and the refresh rate is good!”. Last year Solubleoyster mentioned on Bestbuy.com “From what my eyes can tell this television has great 4k resolution” in their review of the Nikon Df.

Thirteen customers who bought this digital camera considered that it had a good image sensor. Digit.in said “Zelfde sensor beeldkwaliteit als de Nikon 4” in their review of this digital camera however they only scored it 18.2 out of 100. Imaging Resource.com wrote “Same sensor and processor as professional 4” however despite that they scored it 18.8 out of 100. Four years ago What Digital Camera mentioned “Superb sensor” but they gave it a rating of 14 out of 100.

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921k-Dot Rear Display

Twenty owners who bought the product agreed that it had a good screen. Three years ago Pc Mag mentioned in their review of the Nikon Df on PC Mag “921k-dot rear display” but despite that they scored it 18.2 out of 100. Two years ago Tvtommy wrote on Bestbuy.com “My one and only complaint is the screen is highly reflective - not a deal breaker by any means.”. Wisdomkeys said in their review of this digital camera on Bestbuy.com “I love this screen cleaner and use it on all my electronics”.

Seven owners who purchased it reckoned that it had a good viewfinder. Digital Versus wrote in their review of this digital camera “Relatively large optical viewfinder”. Pc Mag wrote in their review of the Nikon Df “100-percent viewfinder”. Imaging Resource.com wrote “Big, clear fullframe viewfinder” in their review of this digital camera but despite that they gave it a rating of 1 stars.

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Good Video Capture

Twenty-two people who reviewed it concluded that it was good for video recording. Vivis mentioned on Bestbuy.com “A spectacular picture, great sound, I enjoy watching movies and my husband with football matches”. Railcom26 rated this digital camera 7 stars and mentioned in their review of the Nikon Df on Bestbuy.com “Got this tv and connected to a new fiber system and the video and audio is awesome”. Wayne wrote in his review of this digital camera on Bestbuy.com two years ago “Makes my family feel like we are at the movie theater”.

Autofocus Rapide Et Excellente Ractivit Gnrale

Fifteen customers who reviewed the Nikon Df thought it had a good autofocus. Digital Versus said in their review of this digital camera “Fast autofocus, excellent general responsiveness”. Three years ago Digit.in wrote “Autofocus rapide et excellente ractivit gnrale”. Dpexpert.com.au wrote in their review of this digital camera “Auto focus and exposure are consistently perfect” .

Eleven customers who reviewed it thought it had a good lens. Mlboyd mentioned “It seemed to be a good value based on good reviews for the lens itself”. Mlboyd also wrote “I'm glad I ordered this lens! It produces gorgeous photos with great light quality” in their review. Pete mentioned in his review of this digital camera on Bhphotovideo.com “It works well with my lens kit”.

One person wrote in their reviews that it had a good image stabiliser. Bestbuy.com said “Good Image Stabilization” in their review of this digital camera yet they only scored it 18.8 out of 100.

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No Builtin Flash

Six people who reviewed the Nikon Df agreed that it did not have a good flash. Three years ago Pc Mag said on PC Mag “Lacks focus assist beam and flash” in their review of the Nikon Df. Digit.in mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Pas de flash intgr” . Bhphotovideo.com mentioned “No built-in flash light”.

Awkward Position of the Exposure Compensation Dial

One person mentioned that the Nikon Df did not have good exposure controls. What Digital Camera said in their review of the Nikon Df “Awkward position of the exposure compensation dial”.


Power

Good Environmental Credentials

One person who purchased this digital camera concluded that it was good in terms of power usage. Milehighabq said in their review of this digital camera “The TV has a energy saver built in, so the screen will turn off after a few hours, which threw me off the first time” and scored it 5 stars.

Good Battery Life

Twelve people who reviewed the Nikon Df considered that it had a good battery life. Digit.in wrote in their review of this digital camera “Great battery life” but they gave the product a score of 18.2 out of 100. Bhphotovideo.com said “Removable battery” in their review of this digital camera but despite that they rated it 20 out of 100. Chip said in their review of this digital camera on Bhphotovideo.com “The camera takes awesome pictures and the battery lasts a full day with quite a lot of usage”.


Display

Fairly Large Display Diagonal

At 3.2 inches, the Nikon Df has a fairly large display diagonal compared to most of the other digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to this camera. Across all the cameras of a comparable age and spec to this camera the display diagonals range from 2" to 4.8", and the average display diagonal is 2.9".

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Fairly High Display Resolution (numeric)

The average display resolution (numeric) of cameras of this age and spec is 430,000 pixels, and the display resolutions (numeric) range from 230 pixels to 1,300,000 pixels. At 921,000 pixels, the Nikon Df has a quite high display resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Camera

Has a GPS (satellite)

has a GPS (satellite)

The Nikon Df has a GPS (satellite), which is unusual. Most of the other cameras of a comparable spec and age to this digital camera do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Features Calendar

The Nikon Df features calendar. Most of the other similar spec cameras that have been around for around the same time as this camera also feature calendar.

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Features Histogram

The Nikon Df features histogram. Most of the other cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to this digital camera also feature histogram.

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Very Small Eye Relief

At only 15 millimeters, the Nikon Df has a quite small eye relief compared to most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that are a comparable age to this digital camera. Cameras that were released more than two years ago have eye reliefs of between 15mm and 21mm.

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Other Features

Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Nikon Df has a built-in flash. Most of the other digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to this digital camera also have a built-in flash.

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Flash

Has a Flash Exposure Compensation

The Nikon Df has a flash exposure compensation. Most of the other cameras of this spec and age also have a flash exposure compensation.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has an HDMI

The Nikon Df has an HDMI, as do most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this camera.

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Supports PictBridge

The Nikon Df supports PictBridge, as do most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that came out around the same time as this digital camera.

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Lens System

Quite Small Maximum Aperture Number

With a maximum aperture number of 16, the Nikon Df has a fairly small maximum aperture number compared to most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that are a comparable age to this digital camera. Cameras that have been around for around the same time as this digital camera have maximum aperture numbers of between 2.5 and 38.

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Quite Small Minimum Aperture Number

Across all the digital cameras of a comparable type and age to this camera the minimum aperture numbers range from 1.7 to 22. When compared to other cameras that were released around the same time as this camera that we have checked, the minimum aperture number of the Nikon Df of only 1.8 is one of the smallest.

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Packaging Content

Has an AC Adapter Included

The Nikon Df has an AC adapter included. Most of the other digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as this camera also have an AC adapter included.

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Has a Batteries Included

The Nikon Df has a batteries included, as do most of the other similar spec cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to this camera.

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Audio

Has a Built-In Microphone

The Nikon Df has a built-in microphone. Most of the other digital cameras of a similar age and type to this camera also have a built-in microphone.

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Unacceptable Noise Level

Six people wrote in their reviews that the Nikon Df was noisy. Expert review site Ephotozine.com mentioned in their Nikon Df review “The Nikon Df delivers excellent noise performance, thanks to the 16.2 megapixel sensor from the Nikon D4, albeit without the same exp”. Camerastuffreview.com mentioned in their review of this digital camera on expert review site Camerastuffreviewcom “You also have noise and dynamic range”. Taylor said in his review of this digital camera on Bestbuy.com “I wish the tv had better speakers that got louder”.

One customer wrote in their reviews that it was not quiet. Psustang89 wrote on Bestbuy.com “However, every so often the sound will drop to a very quiet level for a few seconds before returning to the original setting” in their review of this digital camera.

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Support

Awesome Manual Control

Twenty-one people concluded that the product had good technical guidance. Pc Mag mentioned in their Nikon Df review “Full compatibility with older manual focus Nikkor lenses” but in spite of that they rated it 18.2 out of 100. Bhphotovideo.com mentioned “Manual Cable Release”. Tz3qzs mentioned on Bestbuy.com “I would have liked a hard copy manual”.


Weight & Dimensions

Small Body

Nine customers reckoned that this digital camera was thin. Ssanders said in their review of this digital camera “I love the thin profile of the screen thickness”. Tallicatrey said on Bestbuy.com “Love the slim profile too”. Trustmeiknow said “Tv is nice, thin, lite-weight and modern”.

Nine people who purchased the product considered that it was a good size. Vizio said on Bestbuy.com “TV is clear and nice size” in their review of the Nikon Df. Two years ago Tvteacher gave it a score of 8 stars and mentioned in their Nikon Df review “This TV was a good size and price for when we purchased it”. Also two years ago Rettarie mentioned on Bestbuy.com “It is a good size for my bedroom” in their review of this digital camera.

Eight customers who bought the product concluded that it was heavy and bulky. Dpexpert.com.au mentioned “Although the Df is big and heavy it feels well balanced in the hand” but despite that they rated the product 1 stars. Expert website Digitalcamerareview.com wrote “It's a little bulkier and heavier than I'd like” and scored it 7 stars. June Etta wrote “It felt a little odd in my hands, because I was used to heavier and bulkier DSLRs (such as the 800”.

Eight people who reviewed the product thought it was a good body shape. Hardwarezone.com.sg wrote in their Nikon Df review “Lightest FX body in Nikon's stable”. N Photographer said four years ago “The way I look at it, this is a D4 in a lighter body for half the price” . Junior Barreto said on Bhphotovideo.com “Practically we have a beautiful vintage body with functions of the D600” and gave it a rating of 7 stars.

Five customers who bought the product reckoned that it was compact. Four years ago expert website Dxomark.com mentioned in their review of this digital camera “On the one hand it has the first-rate sensor of the D4 in a much more compact and lighter weight body.”. Ravenbiker said on Bestbuy.com “This is a miniature version of the 48" Vizio I have downstairs” in their review of this digital camera and gave this digital camera a score of 4 stars. Re905v said on Bestbuy.com “This camera has proven to be the compact camera I've been searching for” and scored it 7 stars.

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Although the Df is Big and Heavy it Feels Well Balanced in the Hand

Eight customers who bought the product concluded that it was heavy and bulky. Dpexpert.com.au mentioned “Although the Df is big and heavy it feels well balanced in the hand” but despite that they rated the product 1 stars.

Expert website Digitalcamerareview.com wrote “It's a little bulkier and heavier than I'd like” and scored it 7 stars. June Etta wrote “It felt a little odd in my hands, because I was used to heavier and bulkier DSLRs (such as the 800”.

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Heavy

The average weight of cameras of this spec and age is 250g. With a weight of 710 grams, the Nikon Df is very heavy compared to most of the other cameras that were launched around the same time as this digital camera.

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Smart TV

No WiFi or GPS

Four owners who reviewed it agreed that it did not have gps. T3.com mentioned “No WiFi or GPS”. Digit.in mentioned “Di WiFi e GPS nemmeno l'ombra”. Digital Versus mentioned in their review of this digital camera “No GPS WiFi touchscreen”.

One customer who bought this digital camera reckoned that it was not good in terms of connectivity. An anonymous author said in her Nikon Df review two years ago “If it wasn't for the connectivity issues, I would give this like a 3.5”.

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Picture Quality

Only 1600 X 1064 Still Image Resolution

The Nikon Df has a 1600 x 1064 still image resolution(s) which is higher than the 640 x 480 still image resolution(s) found on most digital cameras of a similar spec and age to it. This camera also have still image resolution(s) of 4928 x 3280, 3696 x 2456, 2464 x 1640 and 3200 x 2128 and 2400 x 1592. The best still image resolution of all cameras of this age and spec is 4928 x 3264 and the worst is 640 x 360.

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Viewfinder

Very Low Magnification

With a magnification of only 0.7 times zoom factor, the Nikon Df has a fairly low magnification compared to most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that were launched around the same time as this camera. The magnifications of medium megapixel digital cameras that were released more than two years ago range from 0.17x to 20x.

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Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

This medium megapixel camera was released in April 2017.

Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00018208015252, 00018208015269, 00018208015276, 00018208015283, 00018208936298, 00018208936335, 00018208936373, 00018208936410, 00182089363730

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