New firmware for broadcast and professional A/V equipment from Sony

Extend the capabilities of your Sony professional hardware with the latest firmware.

View Sony's latest firmware

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MCX-500 Firmware Ver.2.20

Upgrade is free of charge and available in March 2020.

New Features and improvements:

RTMPS streaming on Facebook Live.

Get the new MCX-500 V2.20 Firmware here

PXW-Z90 Firmware V2.0

Upgrade is free of charge and available in December 2019.

New Features and improvements:
1. Support for RTMP/RTMPS streaming.
2. Support for below behaviour in password entry screen.

The previously entered password is not displayed for security reasons.
Characters are displayed as asterisks during password entry.
To switch between showing the password, press the DISPLAY button.
Note: Please use Content Browser Mobile version 3.3.0 or later.

Get the new PXW-Z90 V2.0 Firmware here

HXR-NX80 Firmware V2.0

Upgrade is free of charge and available in December 2019.

New Features and improvements:
1. Support for RTMP/RTMPS streaming.
2. Support for below behaviour in password entry screen.

The previously entered password is not displayed for security reasons.
Characters are displayed as asterisks during password entry.
To switch between showing the password, press the DISPLAY button.
Note: Please use Content Browser Mobile version 3.3.0 or later.

Get the new HXR-NX80 V2.0 Firmware here

PXW-Z190 Firmware V3.0

Upgrade is free of charge and available August 2019.

New Features and improvements:

1. 1. Multi Interface Shoe™ now supports digital audio interface that enables high-quality sound transmission using the wireless microphone UWP-D21/D22/D26 and SMAD-P5 adaptor and status display on the view finder.

2. Adds menu items for File Transfer of high resolution clips and proxy clips at the thumbnail display. (The NETWORK upgrade license CBKZ-SLNW1 is required to use this function)

3. Improve operational stability.

Get the new PXW-Z190 V3.0 Firmware here

PXW-Z280 Firmware V3.0

Upgrade is free of charge and available August 2019.

New Features and improvements:

1. 1. Multi Interface Shoe™ now supports digital audio interface that enables high-quality sound transmission using the wireless microphone UWP-D21/D22/D26 and SMAD-P5 adaptor and status display on the view finder.

2. Adds menu items for File Transfer of high resolution clips and proxy clips at the thumbnail display.

3. Improve operational stability.

Get the new PXW-Z280 V3.0 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-Z280 Firmware (version number is tentative)

Upgrade is free of charge and available April, 2020.

New Features & Improvements:

● Adds compatible USB modems

● Improves sharpness near the widest angle of the lens

PXW-Z750 Firmware (V2.0)

Upgrade is free of charge and available End of May 2020.

New Features & Improvements:

  • XAVC QFHD + XAVC HD simultaneous recording
  • FTP transfer using camera I/F
  • Detail can be set individually for 4K and HD from 700p remote control
  • Support SR Live Metadata

PXW-Z450 Firmware (V5.0)

Upgrade is free of charge and available End of May 2020.

New Features & Improvements:

  • Cache rec function while 4K&HD simultaneous recording (4K side should be set as QFHD 4:2:0, Duration is approx. 2 sec)
  • Last Clip Delete
  • FTP transfer using camera I/F
  • Detail can be set individually for 4K and HD from 700p remote control
  • Support SR Live Metadata

PXW-Z190 Firmware (version number is tentative)

Upgrade is free of charge and available in early 2021.

New Features & Improvements:

  • Support for FHD(1920×1080) RTMP/RTMPS streaming

PXW-Z280 Firmware (version number is tentative)

Upgrade is free of charge and available in early 2021.

New Features & Improvements:

  • Support for FHD (1920×1080) RTMP/RTMPS streaming

How to find more Sony firmware and other technical information

The quickest way to find technical information (e.g. software, operation manuals, user guides, etc.) is to use search support. If too many results are displayed, you can select a filter to narrow down your search (firmware is included under software filter).

Technical information can also be found via the resources tab of the respective product page. The quickest way to navigate to the resources tab is by searching for the product in general search, which is located in the top right corner of every page.

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.

IMPORTANT: Installation of firmware is at owner’s risk – please refer to our terms & conditions for details. Prior to installation always read installation instructions.