Previously Sigma has reported AF issues when using their lenses with the newly announced Nikon D5300. Sigma has released a new firmware to fix the compatibility issue with the newly announced Nikon D5300 DSLR camera.
The Phenomenon was Sigma’s Nikon mount lenses with built-in focus motors may not autofocus correctly in Live View mode, and Optical Stabilization (OS) may not work correctly with the Nikon D5300.
Sigma’s New Firmware Fixes Nikon D5300 Lens Compatibility Issues
The new firmware update of SIGMA Optimization Pro, the dedicated software for the SIGMA USB DOCK, that enables the D5300 to be fully functional with the following lenses. See below.
- 35mm F1.4 DG HSM A012 NIKON
- 17-70mm F2.8-4 DC MACRO OS HSM C013 NIKON
- 30mm F1.4 DC HSM A013 NIKON
- 18-35mm F1.8 DC HSM A013 NIKON
- 120-300mm F2.8 DG OS HSM S013 NIKON
If your Sigma lens is not compatible with the USB dock, you will have to contact your nearest Sigma service center in order to get the update.
You can update the firmware of the lens via the SIGMA Optimization Pro. Download the latest firmware