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PXW-Z190 Firmware V2.0

Upgrade is free of charge and available in December 2018.

New Features and improvements:

1. Supports the NETWORK upgrade license (CBKZ-SLNW1).

2. Supports the MPEG HD upgrade license (CBKZ-SLMP).

3. Supports Dual Link QoS streaming using two USB modems simultaneously.*

4. Supports HEVC QoS streaming.*

5. Supports intercom calls with PWS-110RX1A series.*

6. Responds to a problem caused by some memory cards from another venders that are not recognized by the camcorder.

7. Improves operational stability.

*CBKZ-SLNW1 is required.

Get the new PXW-Z190 V2.0 Firmware here

PXW-Z280 Firmware V2.0

Upgrade is free of charge and available in December 2018.

New Features and improvements:

1. Supports Dual Link QoS streaming using two USB modems simultaneously.

2. Supports HEVC QoS streaming.

3. Supports intercom calls with PWS-110RX1A series.

4. Supports “Pure” on ATW Mode.

5. Improves noise level in HD mode.

6. Improves operational stability.

Get the new PXW-Z280 V2.0 Firmware here

PXW-X500 Firmware V6.10

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

New Feature:

Compatible with QD-G120F and QD-G240F XQD memory cards

Also includes v6.0 features

  • ATW (Auto Tracing White Balance) Pure mode support
  • Slow & Quick Motion assignable switch registration
  • Loading of planning metadata from an SDXC card
  • Function improvements in network client mode

Get the new PXW-X500 V6.10 Firmware here

PXW-X400 Firmware V4.10

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

New Feature:

  • Compatible with QD-G120F and QD-G240FXQD memory cards

Also includes v4.0 features:

  • Slow & Quick Motion assignable switch registration
  • Loading of planning metadata from an SDXC card
  • Function improvements in network client mode

Get the new PXW-X400 V4.10 Firmware here

PXW-Z450 / Z580 Firmware V4.10

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

New Feature:

  • Compatible with QD-G120F and QD-G240FXQD memory cards

Also includes feature 4.01 features:

  • SDI Quad Link 2SI Level-A output support
  • Interval Rec function support during 4K(QFHD) recording
  • S-Gamut3/S-Gamut3.Cine color space support
  • Support for Pure mode for ATW (auto tracing white balance)
  • Slow & Quick Motion assignable switch registration
  • Loading of planning metadata from an SDXC card
  • Function improvements in network client mode
  • Improvements to Flash Band Reduce function

Get the new PXW-Z450 V4.10 Firmware here

PMW-F55/F5 Firmware V9.10

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

 IMPORTANT NOTE: Please install Version 9.10 ONLY if your PMW-F55/F5 camera has been successfully updated to Firmware Version 7.10 or higher.

 Model: PMW-F5

Serial Number:100001 – 100781, 500001 – 500020

Model: PMW-F55

Serial Number:100001 – 100781, 500001 – 500020

 New Feature

 •   Change the values of time zone setting.

•   When the recording format is set to XAVC 4K or XAVC QFHD and the system frequency is set to 50P/59.94P and the MPEG2 HD Proxy recording function is set to enable, 4K or QFHD output format is newly available. (When the CBKZ-55FX is installed.)

 

Get the new PMW-F55 Firmware V9.10 here

 

Get the new PMW-F5 Firmware V9.10 here

PXW-FS7 Firmware V4.31

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

New Features:

  • Fix for S&Q recording on specific XQD card

Also includes V4.30 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

Get the new PXW-FS7 Firmware V4.31 here

PXW-FS7M2 Firmware V1.21

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

New Feature:

  • Fix for S&Q recording on specific XQD card

Also includes V1.20 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

Get the new PXW-FS7M2 V1.21 firmware here

PWS-100RX1/PWS-110RX1/PWS-110RX1A : Firmware Update V1.8.0

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

New Features and improvements:

 Contents of update

  • Remote Proxy REC On/Off (NCM with Proxy On/Off) *

Get the new firmware here

AXS-R7 V2.0

Upgrade is free of charge and available from July 2018.

New features and improvements:

  • Support for MPC-3610 (VENICE / CineAltaV) Ver. 2.0
  • Updating the AXS-R7

 

  • Get the new AXS-R7 V2.0 Firmware here

 

PXW-X200 Firmware V2.6

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

New features and improvements:

  • Added functions of the network client mode
  • The following functions are available with the network client mode
  • High quality streaming up to 10 Mbps is now supported.   (Depending on the scene, it may exceed 10 Mbps.)

Get the new PXW-X200 Firmware here

 

CBK-WA100/CBK-WA101 V3.2

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

New Features and improvements:

  • Added functions of the Network Client Mode
  • High quality streaming performance has been improved.

Get the new CBK-WA100/CBK-WA101 V3.2 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.

No information on future releases available at this moment.

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

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

Contact your local Sony Professional Solutions Specialist to find out more