Home / Sigma 150-600MM Firmware Update Fixes Nikon’s Overexposure Problem


Sigma 150-600mm is a camera of its kind which was designed for telephoto zoom purposes. This camera has 2 FLD and 3 SLD glass elements, features that are making the camera produce quality and sharp images. Sigma 150-600mm has splash construction and controllable chromatic aberration which enhances a high degree of durability.

For maximum customization, Sigma 150-600 sports works with a USB dock, a condition that makes it easy for Optical Stabilizer view and firmware updates. Sigma technology has also used the accelerator sensor which enables the maintenance of horizontal and vertical positions.


Nikon D500 lens

Nikon D500 is a world-class designed camera with dual card slots to serve photographer purposes. The camera has a 20.9MP DX CMOS sensor and an autofocus sensor with 153/99 AF points. Amazingly, Nikon D500 has an ISO range of 100-51,200.


Overexposure of image results

Being designed for wildlife and sports purposes, photographers using Sigma 150-600mm has been using a teleconverter for a wide variety of results. However, the use of Nikon D500 with Sigma has been leading to overexposure of the images.

Luckily, Sigma Company recently initiated a firmware update that will rectify that problem.


The lens updating process

Updating of the firmware is currently done in two ways. First of all, owners of the lens can send the lens to Sigma for further servicing.

Secondly, lens owners can do the update at home. To update the firmware at home, lens owner should use a Sigma USB Dock to complete the process. The USB Dock works to connect the lens to a computer, and then uses the Sigma Optimization software for firmware installation.

Also, the USB Dock also serves to calibrate the autofocus in both the back and the front focus using the end user camera.

To conclude, end users can successfully use Sigma’s teleconverter after the firmware update, and achieve quality image results.

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