Firmware update brings DNG support and improved AF speeds to Sigma sd Quattro
Sigma has released a significant firmware update for its sd Quattro cameras. Firmware version 1.04 adds support for the DNG format (12-bit), improves AF speeds with Contemporary, Art and Sports lenses by 10-30% and enhances compatibility with the company's Capture Pro software.
Capture Pro now supports live view when tethered to the camera as well as the Quattro's multi-shot SFD mode. Color rendition when using the EF-630 flash (with flash white balance) has also been improved.
Lastly, several bugs have been knocked out, including problems with the AF shooting button not functioning when AF Lock is being used.
Quattro owners can download the firmware right here.
Sigma Announces Firmware Update to sd Quattro Cameras
Firmware Version 1.04 offers support for DNG formats, improved autofocus capabilities and enhanced functionality with Sigma Capture Pro
Ronkonkoma, NY – April 4, 2017 – Sigma Corporation of America, a leading DSLR lens, camera, flash and accessory manufacturer, announced today the release of firmware update 1.04 for its sd Quattro cameras to boost the performance and broaden the capabilities of the detail-rich camera. This latest version of firmware is availble for download on sd Quattro cameras that currently have firmware version 1.03.
Among the benefits included in version 1.04 are support for shooting in DNG format (RAW 12bit) and further compatibility with elements of Sigma Capture Pro tethering software. Additionally, the update includes improvements that increase autofocus speed and accuracy of lenses from Sigma’s Contemporary, Art and Sports lines. Overall experience with the software has also been improved in version 1.04 to create a smoother, more stable software experience.
Full List of Updates in Firmware Version 1.04:
- Possibility to save images in DNG format (RAW 12bit)
- Compatibility with the Live View Display of Sigma Capture Pro
- Compatibility with the SFD mode of Sigma Capture Pro
- Faster AF speed of Contemporary, Art and Sports lenses by about 10 - 30%; improved AF accuracy
- Improved color rendering of the White Balance’s Flash mode when used with the Sigma Electronic Flash EF-630 (the latest firmware for the EF-630 is required)
- Bug fixes - AF Shooting button did not work while the camera was using AF Lock; adjustments on the marked images could occasionally freeze the software when the card had an X3I file in it
- Improved software performance to achieve better stability
Full instructions on how to download sd Quattro firmware version 1.04 can be found on the Sigma website.
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