It comes with a director’s viewfinder function that allows the user to simulate different framings of cinema cameras from select manufacturers. Cinema cameras supported:[ ARRI ] ARRICAM / ARRIFLEX, ALEXA LF·ALEXA Mini LF, ALEXA SXT / ALEXA Mini / AMIRA / ALEXA 65 / ALEXA XT[SONY] VENICE [RED] MONSTRO 8K / HELIUM 8K / DRAGON 6K / EPIC MX 5K / GEMINI 5K
* The feature of recording/playing video with the director’s viewfinder function enabled is to become available via firmware update scheduled at a later date.
Dynamic range of 12.5 stops
With a dynamic range of 12.5 stops*, the SIGMA fp enables video shooting with a great dynamic range. * At 12bit Cinema DNG.
Supports UHD 4K/24, 25&30 fps
Capable of shooting UHD 4K (3840 × 2160) videos at 24, 25 or 30 fps.
Supports FHD/60 fps
Capable of shooting high-speed FHD (1920 × 1080) video at max. 60 fps.
Supports ALL-I recording
Supports All-I (All-Intra) recording which helps make data smaller in size and easier to edit at the same time.
Shutter angle display
The SIGMA fp can display the shutter angle, a feature commonly found on professional cinema cameras.
The SIGMA fp has a zebra pattern display, which shows areas of the image that are of specified brightness levels in stripes. This helps to check for overblown highlights and adjust exposure accordingly.
Supports time code
In the Cine mode, the SIGMA fp supports time code recording, which is useful in video editing. It offers either “Free Run” or “Rec Run,” and also switch between “Drop frame (DF)” and “Non- drop frame (NDF),” which allows the camera to send time code via HDMI output.
Supports UVC(USB Video Class)
By simply connecting it to a PC via USB, the SIGMA fp can be used as a webcam. It is capable of recording audio while shooting a video. It will bring a full-frame camera quality to live streaming.
*The camera menu setting for connecting to UVC devices is to become available via firmware update scheduled at a later date.
Supports external SSD recording
With a built-in USB host inside the camera, the SIGMA fp supports high-speed recording to external SSBs.
The SIGMA fp has a waveform display that shows video data to check the video in a numerical manner based on its signal information.
The SIGMA fp uses the L-Mount, characterized by a short flange focal length, large diameter, and superior durability. Thanks to the L-Mount Alliance, L-Mount lenses from Leica Camera AG and Panasonic Corporation can also be used on the SIGMA fp, realizing a camera system with great scalability. Furthermore, SIGMA SA mount lenses designed for previous lines of SIGMA cameras from one’s lens investment can be used by applying the SIGMA MOUNT CONVERTER MC-21.
SIGMA fp – 7 shooting style suggestions
Minimal at its basic, with maximum combination possibilities. The concept of “having the camera to suit human needs” has opened up various shooting style choices.