Sigma has released a significant firmware update for their fp camera. Version 2.0 adds 12-bit 4K ProRes RAW video recording to an Atomos Ninja V external recorder, 1080/120p RAW video in 8-bit and 10-bit CinemaDNG and support for Dual Base ISO, which can now be set to either 100 or 3200 along with other upgrades and bug fixes.
Firmware Version 2.0 for the Sigma fp is available to download now.
Announcement of a major update for the SIGMA fp: Release of firmware Ver. 2.00
We are pleased to announce that SIGMA Corporation (CEO: Kazuto Yamaki) has released firmware Ver. 2.00 for the SIGMA fp, a full-frame mirrorless interchangeable-lens camera.
Since its launch in October 2019, users have been able to explore their individual ways of imaging expression. The positive reactions received from users enjoying both still and cine digital imaging perfectly reflects the core concept of the SIGMA fp ― ”Seamless & Scalable” This SIGMA fp major firmware update is released with the aim of meeting our customers’ needs in order to enhance the convenience and provide further possibilities of imaging expression. This firmware update includes functions that had been planned but were not available at the fp’s launch, and are in addition to the benefits announced in March 2020 (Firmware update schedule for the SIGMA fp).
SIGMA is committed to continuing our development effort to improve the functionality of the SIGMA fp and ensure a superior experience to our valued users.
To download SIGMA fp firmware: https://www.sigma-global.com/en/download/cameras/firmware/
To learn more about SIGMA fp: https://www.sigma-global.com/en/cameras/fp-series/
To learn more about SIGMA fp firmware Ver 2.00 and the updated CINE features: SIGMA STAGE Online｜SIGMA fp Firmeware Ver. 2.00 Update Overview
SIGMA STAGE Online｜SIGMA fp Firmeware Ver. 2.00 Update Cine Functions Introduction
Newly introduced functionality
- Supporting Cinemagraph creation and playback.
- CinemaDNG footages playback
- Supports still capture during live view and movie shooting in Cine mode
- Supports still image capture from movie files (CinemaDNG, MOV) shot with the SIGMA fp
- Supports HDR in movie shooting
- Supports still and movie shooting in Director’s Viewfinder mode
- Supports DCI 4K 12bit / HDMI Raw output
- Supports RAW over HDMI recording with Atomos Ninja V monitor-recorder*
*A free AtomOS firmware update for Ninja V is required.
- Supports recording Blackmagic RAW codec over HDMI with Blackmagic Video Assist 12G models*
- Requires firmware update of Video Assist 12G models using Video Assist Update 3.3.
- Camera movement control is compatible with ZHIYUN Weebill S gimbal.
*Firmware update of the corresponding device is required.
*Please refer to ZHIYUN firmware release information about functions supported. Since not all functions will be supported in this firmware update, both SIGMA and ZHIYUN will need to continue working on this to make more and more functions to be compatible in future firmware updates.
- Instruction message appears when attempting to use greyed-out items in SHOOT menu
- Supports camera control in USB mode*
- The SDK (Software Development Kit) for controlling the camera is scheduled to be available by early July.
- Supports Dual Base ISO (ISO100 and 3200)
- Improved AF performance
- Improved accuracy with evaluative exposure metering
- Improved image quality
- Supports CinemaDNG 25 and 29.97 fps (UHD 12bit) shooting
- Supports CinemaDNG 100 fps (FHD 12bit) shooting
- Supports CinemaDNG 100 and 119.88 fps (FHD 8bit and 10bit) shooting
- “OFF” option available in Color mode
- Exposure adjustment available in QS (Quick Set)
- Tone control setting “Auto (Mild / Strong)” available during movie shooting
- Supports USB Video Class (UVC) setting adjustments while the fp is connected to USB
- Supports time code generation
- Compatible with BWF format
- Supports file size changes at aspect ratio 7:6
- Supports changes of shutter sound effect
- The phenomenon of flickering in dark areas in video footages has been corrected
- Bugs in USB Video Class (UVC) setting when connected to USB or during movie shooting have been corrected
- Improved recording stability with recording media
- Other minor bugs have been corrected
*To develop raw data (DNG files) from the SIGMA fp with firmware Ver. 2.00, the use of SIGMA Photo Pro 6.7.4 is required. Users need to update to SIGMA Photo Pro 6.7.4 when applying the fp ver.2.0 firmware update.
SIGMA Photo Pro downloads
SIGMA fp manuals / Menu Map]
To see instructions on specific functions or view Menu Map, follow the link below.
SIGMA Global Site
SIGMA fp product information