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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

MCX-500 Firmware Ver.2.12 (beta)

Upgrade is free of charge and available in November 2019.

New Features and improvements:

For those who connect to FaceBook Live using the MCX-500

The MCX-500 is no longer connected due to the change of the Facebook live communication protocol to RTMPS.

SIPS has prepared a beta version (V2.12) for RTMPS to connect to FaceBook Live before the official release in early 2020.

Get the new MCX-500 V2.12 Beta 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

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.

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

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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.