The SIGMA fp camera has just received a free firmware update version 2.01 which fixes some bugs related to working with a Panasonic LUMIX S 20-60mm wide angle lens, a Blackmagic Video Assist 12G recorder and an Atomos Ninja V recorder eliminated.
It wasn't long ago that one of the smallest full-frame mirrorless cameras on the market – SIGMA fp – received a major firmware update version 2.0. This update unlocked the external RAW recording option via HDMI, Dual ISO, and several other improvements. For more information on the v2.0 update, see this article.
Now SIGMA has released another small firmware update (version 2.01) that fixes some errors. Let's take a quick look at the new firmware update.
SIGMA fp firmware update version 2.01
The firmware update is now available for download free of charge. The update file itself and the manual for the upgrade can be found on the SIGMA support website. It fixes the following bugs:
- The phenomenon of displaying white corners on DNGs or CinemaDNGs in some development software has been corrected when using the following combination: SIGMA fp and Panasonic LUMIX S 20-60mm f / 3.5-5.6 lens, with the vignetting setting for the Lens correction function was set to "auto" (focal length 20 mm and aperture value of 1: 3.5.).
Panasonic LUMIX S 20-60mm lens. Source: Panasonic
- The bug related to recording Blackmagic RAW codecs over HDMI with the Blackmagic Video Assist 12G recorder from Blackmagic Design has been fixed. Please note that this also requires a new firmware update 3.2.3 so that the Blackmagic Video Assist 12G can be installed.
This free firmware update for 5-inch and 7-inch 12G video assist recorders improves the workflow when recording Blackmagic RAW from SIGMA fp. It offers support for 100 and 119.88 fps, improves color temperature, and corrects trigger recording. It can be downloaded from the Blackmagic Design Support Center.
Do you have experience with the SIGMA fp? Are you recording in CinemaDNG RAW or externally compressed RAW with a recorder? Let us know in the comments below.