Sigma DP2 Firmware Download

SIGMA Firmware Update

SIGMA DP2 Firmware is now available to download.
The firmware is a program, which runs inside the camera and controls its operation.

SIGMA DP2 Firmware ver 1.05

Who can download and update

Customers using Sigma's DP2
*It is not possible to use this firmware in the DP1, DP1s, DP2s and SD series.

New camera firmware update now available for download

  • SIGMA DP2 Firmware Ver.1.05

* This firmware update should be applied to any DP2 camera that has firmware Ver.1.04 and lower.
* If your camera already has firmware Ver.1.05, you do not need this update.

Benefits of this firmware update

Ver. 1.05

  • Improved image quality at ISO400.

Ver. 1.04

  • Higher auto focusing speed.

Ver. 1.03

  • Decreases the intermittent camera freeze under certain conditions.
  • The accuracy of the Auto White Balance has been improved.

Ver. 1.02

  • The accuracy of the Auto Focus has been improved.
  • The magnification display function can be selected by just pressing the OK button when in Manual Focus mode.
    NOTICE OF FUNCTION CHANGE

Ver. 1.01

  • Decrease the phenomenon of intermittent camera freeze under certain conditions.
  • The accuracy of the Auto Focus has been improved.

How to check the current firmware version

Step 1

Put the “Mode” dial in the SET UP position and turn the camera on.

Step 2

Select “Firmware” menu from Camera Settings and press the OK button.
The Firmware menu will be displayed.

Step 3

The installed firmware information will be displayed.
If the version is “Ver.1.04”, it is necessary to update to the new firmware version.

Caution (Firmware update)

If the camera is turned off during the update procedure, it might cause a malfunction and damage your camera. To avoid causing a malfunction, please read the following carefully before updating the firmware.

  • Please use a dedicated AC adapter or a fully charged battery.
  • Do not open the BATTERY/CARD COVER or operate the camera during the firmware update.
  • Do not turn off the camera during the firmware update.

How to update the firmware

Step 1

Please use 256MB or larger SD/SDHC card and format the card in the camera body.
* To avoid loss of your important data, please check the SD/SDHC card before formatting

Step 2

Please connect a card reader containing the SD/SDHC card or the DP2 to your computer and click the Download button or right click on the mouse (if you use a Macintosh computer, please press Control + click) to store the firmware file in the SD/SDHC card root directory (Please do not store the file in a subfolder such as “DCIM”).
* If the firmware has downloaded whilst the camera is connected to your computer, please turn off your camera before disconnecting it from your computer.

Step 3

Insert the SD/SDHC card containing the firmware into your camera. Then put the “Mode” dial in the SET UP position and turn the camera on.
* It is not necessary to connect the camera to your computer

Step 4

Select “Firmware” from the Camera Settings menu and press the OK button. The Firmware menu will be displayed.

Step 5

Press the OK button again to display the firmware update window.

Step 6

Press the OK button to start the firmware update.

Step 7

“Start Firmware update?” message will be displayed.

In case of “Start Firmware update” message is not displayed

In the unlikely event that the “Start Firmware update” message does not appear, an error message will be displayed in the lower part of display.
A list of possible reasons for this error message, along with the solutions, appear below.

Error Message

Old firmware in card

Solution

It is not necessary to update firmware because latest firmware is already installed.

Error Message

Battery Empty

Solution

Please use a dedicated fully charged battery and repeat the above installation from STEP : 03.

Error Message

Popup built in flash

Solution

If the Popup flash is out, push it back into the camera body. The “Start Firmware update?” message will then be displayed. Press the OK button and go to the STEP : 08.

Error Message

No Memory Card
* The firmware version will be displayed like “-.--”.

Solution

Please turn off your camera and insert the SD/SDHC card with the stored firmware “Ver.1.04”(copied to root directory) into your camera. Then repeat the above installation from STEP : 03.

Error Message

No Firmware update file on Memory card
* The firmware version will be displayed like“-.--”.

Solution

The updated file may not be in the specified position on the SD/SDHC card. Please repeat the above installation from STEP : 02.

Error Message

Connecting cable

Solution

Turn off the camera power and remove the AV cable from your camera. Please repeat above installation from STEP:03.

Error Message

Setting external flash

Solution

When you remove the external flash from your camera, the “Start Firmware update?” message will be displayed. Press the OK button and go to the STEP : 08.

Step 8

Press the OK button to start the firmware update. (It takes about one minute to update)

Step 9

When the “Firmware update is completed” message is displayed, the update has finished.
* Please do not operate the camera until the “Firmware update is completed” message is displayed.

Step 10

Select “Firmware” from the Set Up menu and select ‘Current Version’ to confirm the firmware has updated to “Ver.1.05”. If “Ver.1.05” is displayed, the update is complete.

Error!

If “Firmware update has failed!” is displayed during firmware update, please repeat above installation from STEP 01. If the update continues to fail, please visit the following technical support page for our World Network contact details.

World Network:
http://www.sigma-photo.co.jp/english/network/index.htm

Download

Click the following Download button to start download.

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