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MCX-500 V2.0

 

Upgrade is free of charge and available now.

New features and improvements:

  • Fader bar (touch panel) for manual control of wipe and key
  • Logo function
  • Support for
  • XAVC S 60p/50p recording
  • AVCHD 60p/50p recording
  • Expanding the streaming services
  • YouTube Live
  • Facebook Live
  • Mudu (available in China only)
  • Stand-alone server
  • New PinP and Wipe patterns
  • Manual adjustments of Chroma key
  • Position adjustments of TITLE
  • Modification of the input connecter names in the multi-viewer and PC UI

Get the new MCX-500 V2.0 firmware here >

PXW-FS7M2 V1.1

Upgrade is free of charge and available now.

New features and improvements:

  • Compatible with the ‘Parallel Rec’ mode with CBK-WA100 attached. The ‘Parallel Rec’ mode enables synchronisation with the same file name between the XAVC Proxy recording by using the wireless adapter CBK-WA100

Get the new PXW-FS7M2 V1.1 firmware here >

PXW-FS7 V4.2

Upgrade is free of charge and available now.

New features and improvements:

  • Compatible with the ‘Parallel Rec’ mode with CBK-WA100 attached. The ‘Parallel Rec’ mode enables synchronisation with the same file name between the XAVC Proxy recording by using the wireless adapter CBK-WA100

Get the new PXW-FS7 V4.2 firmware here >

PXW-Z450 V3.0

Upgrade is free of charge and available now.

New Features and improvements:

  • Hybrid Log-Gamma (HLG) and S-Log3 recording/output with BT.2020 colour space
  • 4K HDR / HD SDR simultaneous recording to one card
  • HDR recording with BT.709 SDI output
  • Display BT.709 picture on the viewfinder while shooting S-Log3 or HLG
  • High Quality Focus Mag picture made from 4K resolution
  • 4K Slow and Quick motion (up to 60p)
  • 4K CacheRec support (XAVC-L)
  • Wireless Audio (DWR-S series) combination

Power Save Mode synchronises with Camera Power OFF.

Controls Power Save Mode by Assignable Buttons.

  • Displays status on the VF while power save is enabled
  • Wi-Fi Access Point for Station Mode can be set by camera menu
  • Saves plural CCM Addresses in camera
  • Switches Proxy Recording Mode (enable or disable) by assign buttons
  • Control from CNA-1

Get the new PXW-Z450 V.3 firmware here >

PXW-X500 V5.2 and PXW-X400 V3.2

Upgrade is free of charge and available now.

New features and improvements:

  • Wireless Audio (DWR-S series) combination
  • Power Save Mode synchronises with Camera Power OFF
  • Controls Power Save Mode by Assignable Buttons

Displays status on the VF while power save is enabled.

  • Wi-Fi Access Point for Station Mode can be set by camera menu
  • Saves plural CCM Addresses in camera
  • Switches Proxy Recording Mode (enable or disable) by assign buttons
  • Control from CNA-1

Get the new PXW-X500 V5.2 firmware here >

Get the new PXW-X400 V3.2 firmware here >

PXW-X200 V2.5

Upgrade is free of charge and available now.

New features and improvements:

  • Wi-Fi Access Point for Station Mode can be set by camera menu
  • Saves plural CCM Addresses in camera
  • Switches Proxy Recording Mode (enable or disable) by assign buttons
  • Proxy Auto Upload setting by camera menu

Get the new PXW-X200 V2.5 firmware here >

 

CBK-WA100/CBK-WA101 V3.1

Upgrade is free of charge and available now.

New features and improvements:

  • Plural CCM Address saved in CBK-WA100 and CBK-WA101
  • Support for LTE dongle with static IP

Get the new CBK-WA100/CBK-WA101 V3.1 firmware here >

Roadmap

Firmware roadmap for broadcast and professional A/V equipment from Sony. All updates are subject to change without notice and descriptions do not represent all features being implemented.

PXW-FS7 Firmware V4.3

Upgrade is free of charge and available end of June 2018.

New Features:

  • Support for new setting (EI Applied = ON) in Cine EI mode which enables :
    – EI Gain is reflected as ISO for internal recording
    – It eliminates desensitizing/sensitizing process in post-production

PXW-FS7M2 Firmware V1.2

Upgrade is free of charge and available end of June 2018.

New Features:

  • Support for new setting (EI Applied = ON) in Cine EI mode which enables:
    – EI Gain is reflected as ISO for internal recording
    – It eliminates desensitizing/sensitizing process in post-production

PXW-Z280 Firmware V2.0

Upgrade is free of charge and available in December 2018.

New Features and improvements:

  • Supports QoS Streaming with Dual Link connection multiplexing two wireless networks
  • Remote Control from XDCAM air

PXW-Z190 Firmware V2.0

Upgrade is free of charge and available in December 2018.

New Features and improvements:

  • Adds MPEG HD422/ MPEG HD as recording formats*1
  • Supports QoS Streaming with Dual Link connection multiplexing two wireless networks*2
  • Remote Control from XDCAM air*2
  • Adds advanced network functions and Planning Metadata function same as PXW-Z280*2

*1 Need a software license CBKZ-SLMP
*2 Need a software license CBKZ-SLNW1 (Available in December 2018)

PXW-X500 Firmware V6.0

Upgrade is free of charge and available in the end of June, 2018.

New Features and improvements:

  • Supports QoS Streaming with Dual Link connection multiplexing two wireless networks*
  • HQ mode streaming with faster bitrate provides improved image quality
  • Remote Control from XDCAM air
  • Back Up and Restore of ALL File from XDCAM air
  • Sends clips selected by Contents Browser Mobile with a cellular modem*
  • Save connection history of wireless LAN access points and reuse them on Station Mode
  • Save and Load of Planning Metadata with SDXC
  • Improves quality of Iris indicator on the RCP-1500

PXW-X400 Firmware V4.0

Upgrade is free of charge and available end of June 2018.

New Features and improvements:

● Supports QoS Streaming with Dual Link connection multiplexing two wireless networks
● HQ mode streaming with faster bitrate provides improved image quality
● Remote Control from XDCAM air
● Back Up and Restore of ALL File from XDCAM air
● Sends clips selected by Contents Browser Mobile with a cellular modem
● Save connection history of wireless LAN access points and reuse them on Station Mode
● Save and Load of Planning Metadata with SDXC
● Improves quality of Iris indicator on the RCP-1500

PXW-Z450 / Z580 Firmware V4.0

Upgrade is free of charge and available end of June 2018.

New Features and improvements:

● Quad Link 2SI (Level-A) for 50p/60p output*1
● Supports S-Gamut and S-Gamut.Cine for S-Log3
● Interval Recording function on 4K recording formats
● Supports QoS Streaming with Dual Link connection multiplexing two wireless networks
● HQ mode streaming with faster bitrate provides improved image quality
● Remote Control from XDCAM air
● Back Up and Restore of ALL File from XDCAM air
● Sends clips selected by Contents Browser Mobile with a cellular modem
● Save connection history of wireless LAN access points and reuse them on Station Mode
● Save and Load of Planning Metadata with SDXC
● Improves quality of Iris indicator on the RCP-1500

*1 Requires CBKZ-Z450QL upgrade license

PXW-X200 Firmware V2.6

Upgrade is free of charge and available end of June 2018.

New Features and improvements:

● Supports QoS Streaming with Dual Link connection multiplexing two wireless networks
● HQ mode streaming with faster bitrate provides improved image quality

CBK-WA100/101 Firmware V3.2

Upgrade is free of charge and available at the end of June 2018

New Features and improvements:

● HQ mode streaming with faster bitrate provides improved image quality
● Supports QoS Streaming with Dual Link connection multiplexing two wireless networks*1

*1 Only for CBK-WA101 as of now. Upgrade is free of charge and available at the end of June, 2018

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If you still cannot find what you are looking for, please contact the helpdesk or your local authorised service centre.

Note: Service manuals (including spare parts information) and bulletins can only be accessed via Pro-Assist.

Contact your local Sony Professional Solutions Specialist to find out more