The easiest method of tracking or paying for repair is to use the SIGMA Repair Portal. If you need more information regarding your repair you can contact us directly: Contact SIGMA UK
How do I send my SIGMA product for inspection/repair?
Inspections and repairs can be handled by your local SIGMA dealer or by SIGMA UK directly. Please check our support page for more details: Repairs & support
Is it possible to set linear focus with SIGMA fp or fp L?
If you update SIGMA fp L to firmware Ver.2.00 planned to be released in the near feature and SIGMA fp to firmware scheduled to be released in April, you will be able to set linear focus.
Can I change the linear / non-linear focus settings via SIGMA Optimization Pro?
No. From the menu of the L-Mount camera body you can switch between linear and non-linear focusing and set the focus ring rotation angle when linear. Please check the camera manual for details.
What makes Foveon sensors different from other regular sensors?
Unlike regular sensors that capture information of just one color per pixel, the SIGMA sensors are revolutionary full-color image sensors that are capable of capturing full-color information with a three-layer structure. This removes the necessity for color interpolation, and makes images in principle free of color artifacts, which means that there is no need for …
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Why was the Bayer sensor chosen for the fp?
It has been our view that the Foveon sensors are the best choice for products whose primary focus is still image quality, and it still remains so. However, for the fp, which is a camera of an entirely new genre, we chose to use a Bayer sensor as we decided that it would be the …
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What does fp mean?
The name “fp” comes from the words “fortissimo” and “pianissimo,” which mean “very loud” and “very quiet,” respectively, in music. The name was given as it embodies the concept of this camera that is created to a range of shooting settings from a minimalist, simple and light setup to a full-blown cinematography work.
The fp has only an electronic shutter. Would this affect flickering?
In live view on the P or A mode, the fp is designed to detect flickering automatically and adjust the shutter speed and exposure timing to minimize its effect on the image. In the S or M mode, however, a shutter speed of the user’s choice is used, and flickering shadows may appear depending on …
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Can a mount on a SIGMA sd Quattro / sd Quattro H camera be converted to L-Mount?
It is not possible to convert a mount on a sd Quattro H camera to L-Mount.
Why have these three companies decide to form the L-Mount alliance?
Panasonic and Leica have been in the long term partnership, and Panasonic and SIGMA have been having a regular communication through Micro 4/3 system. Panasonic being a middleman, the three companies which have their own established position and strengths that help them stand out from each other got together. Panasonic has high level of technologies …
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What does the L-Mount Alliance mean in short?
The L-Mount Alliance let each company in this alliance utilize the L-Mount system and develop and manufacture own products which incorporate the L-Mount.
Why was the L-Mount chosen?
Compared to conventional mirrorless mounts, L-Mount is a future-proof mount system which has a large diameter, robustness with 4-tab bayonet, and a mount that allows smooth and versatile communication between lenses and cameras. It will be compatible with a wide variety of interchangeable lenses, and even via a mount converter, high-speed and stable communication will …
What are the technical advantages of the L-Mount system?
L-Mount has an effective diameter of 51.6mm that can take in sufficient light for not only an APS-C but also a full-frame sensor. Combined with the remarkable durability thanks to the four-tab bayonet structure which is strong enough to support even heavy telephoto zoom lenses and a short flange distance of 20mm, this mount system …
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What are the differences in specifications between L-Mount and other mounts?
Short flange back, large diameter & remarkable durability and versatile communication between lenses and cameras are the highlights of the L-mount. Short flange back: It not only realizes smaller camera size but also unleashes certain limitations in lens design, especially for wide angle lenses, the short flange back enable the possibility to design smaller lenses …
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Will there be any other partners joining the L-Mount alliance in future?
We do not say it is completely closed system between Leica, Panasonic and SIGMA only, but at the same time not completely an open standard without any conditions. There is no further information at the moment.
What are the goals that SIGMA is trying to achieve through this L-Mount alliance?
Panasonic, Leica and SIGMA are companies who has their own philosophies and strengths. We believe that products developed on this platform makes this alliance and L-mount system unique and attractive than ever. SIGMA is ready to contribute with its advanced technologies and lens line-up to offer greater extensibility to the users who owns SIGMA lenses …
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What has happened to SIGMA’s SA mount cameras?
We have stopped developing SA mount cameras.
Will SIGMA continue producing DSLR cameras?
We will only produce mirrorless cameras and stop producing DSLR cameras.
A tripod screw will be found when the left and right strap brackets are removed. Can this tripod screw be mounted on a tripod, not just on accessories?
Yes, you can mount the fp on a tripod using its screw holes for straps. When you attach a large lens, however, we recommend you use the tripod socket on the lens side.
Can the electronic and optical stabilization be used together on the fp?
No, you cannot use the electronic and optical stabilization at the same time on the fp.
Does the fp support wi-fi?
No, the fp does not support wi-fi.
Does the fp have a time-lapse feature?
No, the fp does not have a time-lapse feature. You will need to shoot at an interval and make a composite video using software available on the market.
Why has SIGMA made the 3D data for the fp and its accessories public?
We released the 3D design data in a hope that a number of manufacturers would develop accessories dedicated for the fp, in addition to those SIGMA develops. Its specifications such as the camera body dimensions and the screw positions are publicly available. It is our view that having third-party accessories available will help build better …
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Where can I find 3D drawings of the fp?
You can download 3D drawings of the fp on our website page linked below. They are in STEP format. 3D data download: https://www.sigma-global.com/en/cameras/fp/
Which recording media does the fp support?
The fp supports SD cards and SSDs (with USB 3.0). Please refer to the following page for information on recommended media: https://www.sigma-global.com/en/special/fp/acc_recommend/