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My sigma 28-200 have problem with shutter problem my canon eos 450 cannot set more than f3.5 bcoz there are error01

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  • syracusa Mar 07, 2009

    Well, I have the same thing with my 40D and 450D, too.
    I think it's a flat cable or similar problem, because the aperture always stay wide opened, no DOF check; any larger aperture value setting cause err01, also sometimes (1 from 5) when I change the focal lenght close to 200mm.
    At 28 mm with open ap. usually works fine.


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All auto-focus lens have some sort of 'chip' inside .. Sigma 'reversed engineered' Canon's chip - however every time Canon brings out a new camera there is a chance the Sigma lens chip won't work (this is why you see lots of Sigma lens on eBay :-) )

IF you can prove you purchased your lens direct from an authorised Sigma dealer, Sigma will update the chip for free .. otherwise they charge about £35 .. you pay postage in both cases ..

Visit the Sigma web site for further info.

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Hi    Sigma cannot rechip any canon fit 28-200 thats with filter thread of 72mm which I think you have   I would ring sigma imaging UK on 01707 329999 and see what thay say 

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