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Sigma releases SD14 firmware update version 1.02

Sigma releases the second firmware update for the SD14 digital SLR camera. Firmware update version 1.02 should be installed in SD14 cameras with firmware version 1.00 or 1.01 and provides following improvements:

1) Corrects the phenomenon that AdobeRGB from sRGB setting was not saved when the camera was turned off.
2) Improved the exposure of the built in flash...
Sigma releases SD14 firmware update version 1.02 - digital camera and photography newsThe Sigma SD14 firmware download page


In case you missed or did not apply the previous SD14 firmware update (version 1.01), you will get these improvements too:

  1. Sensor cleaning can now be done by powering the camera from the battery.
    Originally, sensor cleaning was only available through the dedicated AC adapter. If the voltage level of the battery becomes lower than a certain level, the camera will emit a warning beep and will close the cleaning mode. We strongly recommend using a fully charged battery for the sensor cleaning.

  2. If using the camera in 'A' mode with flash photography, the selected shutter speed would either be 1/60 or 1/180sec depending on the focal length. Now, the optimum shutter speed is selected from the range of 1/60 to 1/180sec.

  3. A slow sync mode has now been added if using the camera in 'A' mode with flash photography. The optimum shutter speed is selected from a range of 30sec to 1/180sec.

  4. Improved image quality when reviewing images on the rear LCD.

  5. Corrects the overexposure issue when using flash with high ISO setting under certain conditions.

  6. Corrects the incompatibility issue with some FAT16 formated large CF cards.

  7. Corrects the phenomenon of the intermittent camera freeze under certain conditions.

  8. Corrects the malfunction of wireless flash with built-in flash under certain conditions.

  9. Corrects the phenomenon that did not save the AdobeRGB setting when changed from sRGB. This was the bug in the menu display.

  10. Corrects the phenomenon that the LCD flickered under certain conditions.

  11. Corrects terminology in the Korean menu.
May 2, 2007
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