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New Firmware Updates for Sigma 150-600mm f/5-6.3 DG OS HSM S & C Lenses

Sigma announced the new firmware updates for its Sigma 150-600mm f/5-6.3 DG OS HSM Sports and Contemporary lenses in Canon and Nikon mounts, saying that it can increase autofocus speed by approximately 20%, to a maximum of 50%.

This firmware update can be installed using SIGMA Optimization Pro, the dedicated software for the SIGMA USB DOCK. Please ensure SIGMA Optimization Pro is updated to Version 1.2 before updating the lens firmware.

You can download the SIGMA Optimization Pro at Sigma website to install the new firmware.

Press release:

SIGMA 150-600mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM | Sports / Contemporary
Firmware update for Canon and Nikon mount
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 Canon and Nikon mount, and the SIGMA 150-600mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM | Contemporary in Canon and Nikon mount. This firmware update can be installed using SIGMA Optimization Pro, the dedicated software for the SIGMA USB DOCK.

Benefit of this firmware update
The latest firmware update improves the AF algorithm of 150-600mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM lenses and further enhances AF speed by optimizing HSM (Hyper Sonic Motor) drive control. Depending on shooting conditions, it is expected to increase autofocus speed by approximately 20%, to a maximum of 50%, during normal shooting as well as when using “Speed Priority” set through SIGMA Optimization Pro.

For customers who own the SIGMA USB DOCK and applicable products listed below, please update the firmware using SIGMA Optimization Pro. Please ensure SIGMA Optimization Pro is updated to Version 1.2 before updating the lens firmware.

For customers who do not own a SIGMA USB DOCK, please contact Sigma Imaging (UK) Ltd for details about updating the firmware free of charge.

SIGMA Optimization Pro Download page
http://www.sigma-global.com/download/en

We appreciate your continued support for our company and products.

Store links:

Sigma 150-600mm f/5-6.3 DG OS HSM Contemporary Lens:

Canon mount: $989 at Amazon, B&H.

Nikon mount: $989 at Amazon, B&H.

Sigma 150-600mm f/5-6.3 DG OS HSM Sports Lens:

Canon mount: $1,799 at Amazon, B&H.

Nikon mount: $1,799 at Amazon, B&H.

via: DPReview

Read more: Sigma Rumors

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