Sony Firmware Updates

Sony has released firmware updates for the following models: A9, A7RM2, A7SM2, A7M2, A6500, A6300. Read below to learn about the updates and how to install it on your camera.

ILCE9 (A9) – v1.01

This utility updates the camera firmware to version 1.01 and improves the overheating warning functionality.



ILCE7RM2 (A7RM2) – v4.00

This utility updates the camera firmware to version 4.00 and provides the following benefits:

  • Adds the Auto Pwr OFF Temp function
  • Improves operability of the camera:
  • Improves operability when the AF area is set to flexible spot
  • Adds Live View Display into custom button assignment
  • Adds the Set File Name function
  • Supports visible light LED with external flash for AF (HVL-F45RM External Flash)
  • Improves release time lag when wireless flash is used
  • Optimizes exposure algorithm during focusing when Live View Display is set for Setting Effect OFF
  • Improves image quality when Long Exposure NR setting is OFF
  • Improves overall stability of the camera


ILCE7SM2 (A7SM2) – v3.00

This utility updates the camera firmware to version 3.00 and provides the following benefits:

  • Adds the Auto Pwr OFF Temp function
  • Improves operability of the camera:
  • Improves operability when the AF area is set to flexible spot
  • Adds Live View Display into custom button assignment
  • Adds the Set File Name function
  • Supports visible light LED with external flash for AF (HVL-F45RM External Flash)
  • Improves release time lag when wireless flash is used
  • Improves image quality when Long Exposure NR setting is ON
  • Improves overall stability of the camera


ILCE7M2 (A7M2) – v3.00

This utility updates the camera firmware to version 4.00 and provides the following benefits:

  • Improves operability of the camera:
  • Improves operability when the AF area is set to flexible spot
  • Adds Live View Display into custom button assignment
  • Adds the Set File Name function
  • Supports visible light LED with external flash for AF (HVL-F45RM External Flash)
  • Improves release time lag when wireless flash is used
  • Improves overall stability of the camera


ICLE6500 (A6500) – v1.03

This utility updates the camera firmware to version 1.03 and provides the following benefits:

Improvements over version 1.02:

  • Adds support for the SEL100400GM lens
  • Optimizes image stabilization performance in movie mode

Benefits provided by previous updates and included in version 1.03:

  • Improves operability of the left side of the PMCA (PlayMemories Camera Apps) keyboard during touch panel operation
  • Improves overall stability of the camera
  • Improves a condition where the camera will not power-on after making certain setting changes


ILCE6300 (A6300) – v2.00

This utility updates the camera firmware to version 2.00 and provides the following benefits:

Improvements over version 1.10:

  • Adds the Auto Pwr OFF Temp function
  • Adds support for the SEL100400GM lens
  • Modifies the aspect of the guide frame display in the LCD (2.35:1 mode)
  • Improves overall stability of the camera

Benefits provided by previous updates and included in version 2.00:

  • Improves overall stability and operability of the camera
  • Improves stability in picture shooting mode by optimizing temperature control (effects vary according to temperature)


Click here to locate and download your firmware update.

Copy your model number above and paste into the right side of screen where it says “Enter you model number.” Then select “Drivers & Software.”

Or, stop by any Mike’s Camera location and we’ll be glad to update your firmware for you!

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