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    Camera control software dedicated for the Sigma SD1 SIGMA Capture Pro 1.0

    The Sigma Corporation is pleased to announce the launch of Sigma Capture Pro 1.0, remote camera control software dedicated to the Sigma SD1. Sigma Capture Pro 1.0 allows photographers to tether the Sigma SD1 camera to their computer and take control over camera settings and capture images remotely. By using a standard USB cable, SD1 users can adjust camera settings in the software such as aperture and shutter speed, exposure compensation and ISO value along with releasing the shutter to capture images. It is also possible to set how many times the shutter is to be released automatically in one operation. Even if the camera is connected to the computer, it is possible to operate and take pictures using the camera body. User can choose to store images either on the camera’s CF card, the PC’s hard drive or both simultaneously.

    SIGMA Capture Pro 1.0 for Windows and SIGMA Capture Pro 1.0 for Macintosh is available for download from the following website.

    http://www.sigma-photo.co.jp/english/support/soft/scp10.htm

    * In order to use SIGMA Capture Pro 1.0, your SD1’s firmware must be version 1.04 and SIGMA Photo Pro 5.2 is required. Please check the version of your SD1’s firmware and SIGMA Photo Pro before using.

    [Operation Display]

    For Windows

    • Windows

    For Macintosh

    • Mac

    [List of operation menu]

    (1) Menu Bar It is possible to select the setting of each function from [File], [View], [Camera] and [Help].
    (2) Setting Display Area Information of the current camera settings are displayed at all times.
    (3) Capture Buttons Area It is possible to operate each function by clicking the [AB(Auto Bracketing Setting)]button, [AF Capture] button, [MF Capture] button, [AF Drive Only] button, [AFL] button and [AEL] button.
    (4) Control Area By clicking on each title bar in the Control Area, the following setting menu will be displayed.

    • Exposure Settings : It is possible to change the setting of [Shutter Speed], [Aperture Value], [ISO Sensitivity], [Exposure Compensation] and [Program Shift].
    • Camera Settings : It is possible to change the setting of [AF Point], [AE Metering Mode], [AF Mode], [Number of multiple frames] and [Multiple frames shooting mode].
    • Image Settings : It is possible to change the setting of [Image Size], [Image Quality], [White Balance], [Color Mode], [Color Space], [Contrast], [Sharpness] and [Saturation].
    • Setup : It is possible to change the setting of [AF auxiliary light], [AF Beep], [UP setting], [Extended Mode], [Auto rotate], [Timer sound] and [RC Channel]
    • Flash Settings : It is possible to change the setting of [Flash Exposure Compensation], [Flash Mode], [Slow Sync] and [Flash Sync Mode].
    (5) Status Area The name of the camera connected to the computer and lens model attached to the camera body, as well as status of the camera is displayed.

    [System Requirements]

    For Windows

    • Pentium 4 or faster processor (Core 2 Duo or higher recommended)
    • Windows XP (Service Pack 2 or later), Windows Vista or Windows 7
    • 2GB of RAM (3GB of more recommended)
    • 1GB of available hard disk space
    • 24bit or more graphic card
    • 1024 x 768 screen resolution
    • PC with USB2.0 port (USB1.1 or lower is not recommended)

    For Macintosh

    • Mac OS X Ver. 10.5 or later and Inter Core Processor (Core 2 Duo or higher recommended)
    • 2GB of RAM (3GB of more recommended)
    • 1GB of available hard disk space
    • 24bit or more graphic card
    • 1024 x 768 screen resolution
    • PC with USB2.0 port (USB1.1 or lower is not recommended)