Sigma - new firmware April 2019

Sigma lenses appear to be going from strength to strength with talk that a couple of major movies will be coming out soon shot with…you guess it Sigma lenses. Apart from the hardware Sigma also does a good job with their after sales support highlighted by the latest issue of firmware releases. Details of which are listed below with a link to the update page on Sigma’s website…enjoy.

SIGMA Mount Converter MC-11 SA-E / EF-E

This firmware makes the SIGMA MOUNT CONVERTER MC-11 compatible with the latest firmware of SIGMA interchangeable lenses.

Firmware update for SIGMA’s interchangeable lenses

This firmware corrects the phenomenon whereby it may occasionally show overexposure when narrowing down to a particular F-number while shooting, and improves the stability of the image in the viewfinder, making it easier to confirm compositions. Furthermore, it improves the AF speed and quality when the lenses listed below are used with the SIGMA MOUNT CONVERTER MC-21 SA-L.

This new firmware update is for SIGMA’s interchangeable lenses listed below:

  • SIGMA 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM | Contemporary for SIGMA
  • SIGMA 135mm F1.8 DG HSM | Art for SIGMA
  • SIGMA 12-24mm F4 DG HSM | Art for SIGMA
  • SIGMA 24-70mm F2.8 DG OS HSM | Art for SIGMA
  • SIGMA 14mm F1.8 DG HSM | Art for SIGMA
  • SIGMA 85mm F1.4 DG HSM | Art for SIGMA
  • SIGMA 500mm F4 DG OS HSM | Sports for SIGMA

Firmware update for SIGMA’s interchangeable lenses with CANON EF mount

Sigma has just announced that a new firmware update for their interchangeable lenses with CANON EF mount listed below is now available.

This firmware improves the stability of the image in the viewfinder, making it easier to confirm compositions. Furthermore, there is an improvement to the phenomena that are particular to some lenses when they are used in combination with the Canon “EOS R” and their “Mount Adapter EF-EOS R”, or “Control Ring Mount Adapter EF-EOS R”. This was previously reported in their announcement of January 16th, 2019.

This firmware update is for the following lenses:

  • SIGMA 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM | Contemporary for CANON EF mount
  • SIGMA 135mm F1.8 DG HSM | Art for CANON EF mount

Firmware update for SIGMA 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM | NIKON F mount

This new firmware update is for the SIGMA 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM | Contemporary for NIKON F mount. This firmware update improves the stability of the image in the viewfinder, making it easier to confirm compositions.

Firmware updates for the Sigma lenses can be found here.

Important - For all firmware updates it’s imperative you go to the manufacturers’ website to check the details and procedure on how to install the update. Visual Impact does not take any responsibility in this matter.


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