Sigma has announce new firmware update for its super telezoom lens 150-600mm to solve overexposure problem when using with Nikon D500 and Sigma 1.4x tele converter. If you are using both Sigma super tele zoom lens 150-600mm and sigma 1.4x tele converter for your Nikon D500, you may notice that you photos are likely to be overexposured. To fix this problem, you have to update this firmware for your lens. The conpany wrote in a statement that they discovered this problem when the three of them combine to use together
For more information, you can check it out at Sigma website here:
This is the statement from Sigma company :
Lens firmware Update for SIGMA 150-600mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM |Sports / Contemporary in Nikon mount
Thank you for purchasing and using our products.
We would like to announce the availability of a new firmware update for the SIGMA 150-600mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM | Sports in Nikon mount and the SIGMA 150-600mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM | Contemporary in Nikon mount.
This firmware update can be installed using SIGMA Optimization Pro.
The lens firmware update corrects the phenomenon of overexposure when the lens is attached to the SIGMA TELE CONVERTER TC-1401 on Nikon Digital SLR camera “D500”, released by NIKON CORPORATION.
For customers who own the following applicable products and also SIGMA USB DOCK, please update the lens firmware using SIGMA Optimization Pro.
For customers who do not own SIGMA USB DOCK, the lens firmware update will be provided free of charge. Please contact your nearest authorized subsidiary/distributor of SIGMA.
- SIGMA 150-600mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM | Sports – Nikon mount
- SIGMA 150-600mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM | Contemporary – Nikon mount
Benefit of this firmware update
It has corrected the phenomenon that it shows some overexposure when it is attached with
SIGMA TELE CONVERTER TC-1401 on Nikon D500.
*For customers who are using SIGMA Optimization Pro Ver1.1 or earlier, please ensure to update it to Ver1.3 from the following Download page before updating the lens firmware.
Download page: http://www.sigma-global.com/download/
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