Applicable Models

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:

  • STR-DA3600ES

About this download

Benefits and improvements

This utility updates the firmware to version 1.022 and provides the following benefits:

Improvements over version 1.020:

  • The SHOUTcast® Internet radio service is no longer a supported feature. At this point it may possible to listen to pre-set stations without performing this update (providing there is no change from the SHOUTcast service). There may be a problem tuning to a new or different station (that is not preset) which may be corrected by performing this update.
    Note: We are unable to guarantee future listening with the SHOUTcast service.

Benefits provided by previous updates and included in versions 1.022:

  • Provides support for the Rhapsody® music service security certificate server update
  • Provides support for the SHOUTcast® Internet radio interface update

System Requirements

Operating Systems

  • Windows Vista®
  • Windows Vista® 64-bit
  • Windows® 7
  • Windows® 7 64-bit
  • Windows® XP
  • Windows® XP MCE

File Info

File Name

  • A36U_1022.zip

File Version

  • 1.022

File Size

  • 17.55 MB

Release Date

  • 03-24-2015

Download & Install

Required Equipment

Setup Manager Installation

Firmware Download and Installation Instructions

  1. WARNING! Do not power off the receiver or disconnect the network cable during the firmware update process. Doing so may cause may cause a malfunction.
  2. To ensure that no other program interferes with the installation, save all work and close all other programs. The Taskbar should be clear of applications before proceeding.
  3. Download the A36U_1022.zip file to a temporary or download directory (please note this directory for reference).
  4. Connect the receiver to your network using a network LAN cable.
  5. Ensure the receiver is connected to the TV.
  6. Power on the receiver and wait 30-50 seconds for the U-com communication.
  7. On the remote commander, press the "GUI MODE" button to show "GUI MODE ON" in the display window.
  8. Ensure the TV is powered on. The menu is displayed on the TV screen.
    Note: If your receiver has already been configured to connect with your home network, please skip to step 13.
  9. On the remote commander, use the up/down arrow () buttons to select "Settings", "Network", "Network Setup".
    Network Setup selection
  10. At the "Network Setup" menu, select "Internet Setup".
    Internet Setup selection
  11. At the "Internet Setup" screen, select "Connect Automatically(DHCP)".
    Network Settings DHCP selection
    The message "Connecting... Please wait." may appear.
  12. When the receiver has successfully connected to the network, select "Finish" and press the enter () button.
  13. On the remote commander, press the "GUI MODE" button to display "GUI MODE OFF" in the display window of the receiver.
  14. On the remote commander, press the "MENU" button, then press the up/down arrow () buttons to select "System Settings", and then press the enter () button.
  15. Use the up/down arrow () buttons to select "UPDATE(PC)", and then press the () button.
  16. Use the up/down arrow () buttons to select "PERMIT".
    • IMPORTANT: Do not power off the receiver or disconnect the network cable during the firmware update process. Doing so may cause may cause a malfunction.
    • It may take 30 minutes to complete the update.
  17. On the computer, double-click the Setup Manager icon.
  18. At the "Setup Manager - Select AV Receiver" screen, double-click the icon for your receiver.
  19. At the "Setup Manager" screen, move the scroll bar on the left to select "System".
  20. At the "System Settings" screen, to the right of "File Path", click "Browse" to locate the A36U_1022.zip file.
  21. Click "Start Update".
  22. At the "Start Update" screen, click "Yes" to start the update process. This update takes 15-30 minutes to complete.
    Note: The MULTI CHANNEL DECODING lamp on the front panel of the receiver flashes while the update is in progress. The flashing will disappear after the update is complete.
  23. After the update completes, click "Exit".
  24. Power off the receiver and disconnect from the computer.

The firmware software update is complete.

How to Check the Software Version

  1. On the remote commander, press the "GUI MODE" button to display "GUI MODE OFF" in the display window of the receiver.
  2. On the remote commander, press the "MENU" button, then press the up/down arrow () buttons to select "System Settings", and then press the enter () button.
  3. Use the up/down arrow () buttons to select "VERSION x.xxx". This will display the current version information for the receiver.