Software: VPL-VW550ES - Firmware update 5.003

  • Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Main changes:

– Add the Hybrid log Gamma compatibility. When Hybrid log Gamma contents is received, the mode switches automatically and customers can enjoy it with high dynamic range quality.
– Add the color format and HDR format to the information menu.

Please note that firmware update can take up to 15 min.

Download and Transfer the Update Folder to Your USB Storage Device

1. Download the sony_pjupdate_2015_5003_pjj_auth file to a temporary or download directory (please note this directory for reference) on your computer.

2. Extract the update folder from the sony_pjupdate_2015_5003_pjj_auth file.

o – For Microsoft® Windows® 7, Windows® 8 or Windows® 10 operating system:

  • Go to the directory where the file was downloaded and right-click the “sony_pjupdate_2015_5003_pjj_auth.zip” file, and then click “Extract All”. 
  • At the “Extract Compressed (Zipped) Folders” dialog box, click “Extract” 
  • A new folder will be created called sony_dtv0FA30A07A0A7_00052900
  • o – For Mac OS® X (10.5 or later) operating system:

  • Go to the location where the file was downloaded and double-click the “sony_pjupdate_2015_5003_pjj_auth.zip” file. 
  • A new folder will be created called sony_dtv0FA30A07A0A7_00052900
  • 3. Connect a USB storage device to your computer.

    4. Transfer the update folder to the root directory of your USB storage device:

    Note: The root directory is the top directory in a file system.

    IMPORTANT: Do not change the name of the folder or copy to any other folder on the USB device. This update will not install successfully if the name of the folder is modified or if the folder is not copied to the root directory of the USB device.

    o For Windows operating system:

  • Right-click the “sony_dtv0FA30A07A0A7_00052900” folder and, from the menu, click “Send To…”, and then click the drive (EX: Removable Disk E:) that represents your USB device. The update folder will be copied onto your USB storage device. 
  • o For Mac OS X operating system:

  • Drag and drop the “sony_dtv0FA30A07A0A7_00052900” folder to the root folder of the USB storage device. 
  • 5. Remove the USB device from your computer.

    Updating the System Software

    CAUTION: During the update process, do not remove the USB device or turn off the projector.

    Please read installation instructions before downloading.

    CAUTION: During the update process, do not remove the USB device or turn off the projector.

    1. Power off the projector.

    2. Make sure no other USB device is connected to the projector before starting the update.

    3. Insert the USB storage device containing the update folder into USB port of the projector.

    4. Power on the projector. Update process starts automatically.

    Note: The ON/STANDBY indicator will blink green and then amber during the update process. The update process takes about 5 minutes to complete.

    5. Once the update is complete, the ON/STANDBY indicator will lights up red, and the projector will enter Standby Mode.

    6. Remove the USB device.

    7. Power on the projector.

    Note: After the update, the initial power on takes about 15 minutes to light the lamp. During this period, ON/STANDBY indicator will blink green and all the fan will spin at high-speed. During the updating process, DO NOT unplug/power off the projector.

    8. Once the projector completely starts and the laser is lit, the update process is complete.

    9. Check the current firmware version to confirm that the update has successfully installed.

    Note: If the version number is 5.003, the firmware update was successful. 

    Applies to:
    VPL-VW550ES
    Item
    Size
    Info
    Link
    Item: sony_pjupdate_2015_5003_pjj_auth
    Size: 100 MB
    Info:

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