IMPORTANT: This file is only for use with the models identified. Not all models are sold in all countries.
This information is for the following models:
About this download
Benefits and improvementsThis utility upgrades the Blu-ray Disc player firmware to version M03.R.491 and provides the following benefits:
Improvements over firmware version 473:
- Improves compatibility to enhance interactivity with some BD-ROMs.
Benefits provided by previous upgrades and included in version M03.R.491:
- Resolves an issue where video streamed over the Internet may be displayed at SD (Standard Definition) instead of HD (High Definition) even when using a high speed Internet connection (10 Mbps or more) and watching video that is provided in HD.
- Enhanced Gracenote® Entertainment database browser features:
Adds new features such Related Information Browse and Contents Search to improve your Blu-ray Disc™ movie database.
- Enhanced photo slideshow:
Adds new visual effects and music to add to your photos when they are displayed on a TV.
- Improved Compatibility:
Adds compatibility with DTS® Neo:6® to convert the audio into 5.1 or 6.1 channel format.
- Windows Vista®
- Windows Vista® 64-bit
- Windows® 10
- Windows® 10 64-bit
- Windows® 7
- Windows® 7 64-bit
- Windows® 8
- Windows® 8 64-bit
- Windows® 8.1
- Windows® 8.1 64-bit
- Windows® XP
- Windows® XP MCE
- 37.52 MB
Before You Start
Download & Install
If you cannot connect the Blu-ray Disc player to your Internet source, please use the disc upgrade method.
The instructions below are for how to install the firmware upgrade using a disc. The steps are the same whether you downloaded the firmware and created the disc, or whether you ordered the disc from Sony.
|Q: When I double click the UPDATA_M03R491.ZIP upgrade file I downloaded from the upgrade web site, the MSB03-FW.BIN and MSB03-FW.ID files are not created.||A: The download may have failed. Delete the downloaded file and follow the steps in the Download the Firmware and Create an Upgrade Disc section to create a new upgrade disc|
|Q: The firmware upgrade process is still not finished after running for more than 30 minutes.||A: Please contact Sony Support at 1-877-899-SONY (7669). |