Sigma has delayed the release of its DP1 to revamp the high-end compact camera, but one thing that won't change is the Foveon sensor at its heart.
When Sigma said last week that it was changing the DP1's image processing "pipeline" to meet quality and performance goals and that the Japanese company "had to change some of the specifications that we had announced," I naturally wondered whether the changes might have evicted the image sensor.
Not so, according to Richard Turner, vice president of marketing and applications at the San Jose, Calif.-based start-up. … Read more
Sigma has released a new firmware update to its 14 MP SD14 DSLR, with its unique Foveon X3 sensor. This firmware update, v1.05, improves the stability of the camera's operation and adds ISO 50 to its Extended Mode. The addition of ISO 50 allows user's to shoot images with low-noise levels, although Sigma mentions that it has less dynamic range than the camera's higher ISO's. Tips on getting the most out the newly added ISO 50 are available on Sigma's site. The improvements in the previous firmware versions are included in this most recent … Read more
Sigma has released a new firmware update to its recently released 14 MP SD14 DSLR with the unique Foveon X3 sensor. This firmware update, v1.04, corrects several issues with the camera's operation. The improvements to previous firmware versions are included in this most recent update as well.
We generally recommend installing the latest firmware updates for your camera, to get the most out of your gear. For more information on firmware updates for a specific camera, visit the manufacturer's Web site. Before installing any firmware upgrade, always take the time to read through all of the documentation, … Read more