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Sigma releases new firmware for the fp to carry it extra inline with the fp L

Sigma has launched a new V3.00 firmware for the Sigma fp mirrorless digicam. It comes with some new options that carry it extra in step with these discovered on the brand new Sigma fp L. It provides compatibility for Sigma’s EVF-11 digital viewfinder, save/load settings, customized button assignments, new cameras added to the Director’s Viewfinder mode and extra.

It doesn’t carry it utterly as much as fp L spec, resulting from {hardware} limitations of the fp. It might’t magically add a low move filter or present USB energy provide, crop zoom or “Picture aircraft phase-difference AF”. But it surely will get it a lot nearer to that of the newer mannequin.

The whole checklist of modifications for the V3.00 firmware seems like this…

  • It provides new Shade Modes “Powder Blue” and “Duotone”.
  • It provides the “Save/Load Settings” operate whereby customers are in a position to save and cargo the digicam settings utilizing a QR code.
  • It provides compatibility with the SIGMA ELECTRONIC VIEWFINDER EVF-11.
  • It provides the “Automated swap to the LCD monitor show” operate whereby customers are in a position to preview pictures and function the menu on the digicam’s LCD monitor whereas utilizing the View button, MENU button and QS button and many others., even when utilizing the SIGMA ELECTRONIC VIEWFINDER EVF-11 with the monitor selector set to [EVF].
  • It provides the “Fast Focus Body Shift” operate whereby customers are in a position to make use of the Rear Dial’s path buttons to instantly transfer the main focus body.
  • It provides “Customized Buttons” capabilities whereby customers are in a position to assign their desired capabilities comparable to “Publicity Compensation” and “Depth of Discipline Preview” to the AEL button, Rear Dial (path button), Tone Management button, Shade Mode button and MODE (Taking pictures Mode) button.
  • It provides “LCD Off Mode” to the Show Mode settings whereby the LCD monitor turns off throughout taking pictures or when the digicam isn’t in operation.
  • It provides a “Screenshot” function whereby customers are in a position to save any display screen displayed on the LCD monitor as a still-image file.
  • It permits customers to maneuver the main focus body even when the picture is enlarged throughout taking pictures in AF or MF.
  • It provides 24fps and 48fps body charges (solely at FHD decision) within the Film Document Setting.
  • It provides “KOMODO 6K” by RED Digital Cinema within the Director’s Viewfinder mode.
  • It provides a “Customized Body” choice to the Body Information operate, enabling customers to enter any desired side ratio or absolute dimension worth on the picture sensor.
  • It modifications the specification to allow customers to regulate the “Shade Temperature” setting in “White steadiness” in customized 50K increments.
  • It improves AF operation to attain higher accuracy, stability and followability.
  • It enhances the “Flicker Management” operate.
  • It improves the picture high quality of JPEG information.
  • Different varied enhancements.

*”Low move filter”, “USB energy provide”, “Picture aircraft phase-difference AF” and “Crop Zoom” capabilities integrated within the SIGMA fp L depend upon the digicam’s {hardware}. Due to this fact, updating firmware of the SIGMA fp doesn’t make the digicam appropriate with these options.

The brand new v3.00 firmware could be downloaded from the Sigma website, the place you’ll additionally discover directions on how you can set up it. Though it’s the same old method. Make certain your battery’s totally charged, pop it on an SD and inform it to replace by means of the menus.

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