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Applicable Models

This information is applicable for the following Blu-ray Disc player models:

  • BDP-S185 / S186

About this download

Updating is simple and with the newest firmware version, you can get even more from your Blu-ray player.

  • Name:Blu-ray player firmware to version M09.R.0070
  • Date released:26-12-2014
  • Benefits and improvements:
  • Restrictions:only for use with Blu-ray players sold in Europe. Not all models are sold in all countries.

Your firmware may already be up to date, especially if you have a new Blu-ray player model.If the version number is M09.R.0070 or higher, you do not need to update.

If you're not sure, it's easy to check which version of firmware you have:

  1. Turn on your TV and check it’s tuned to the input your Blu-ray player is connected to, so if the player is connected to the HDMI 2 socket, choose HDMI 2 as the input.
  2. Turn on the Blu-ray player. If it starts to play a disc, pressSTOPand wait until you see the blue Sony Blu-ray screen.
  3. At the XrossMediaBarTM, highlightSetup>System Settingsthen selectENTERusing the arrow keys on the remote control.
  4. HighlightSystem Informationand selectENTER.
  5. On the TV screen, the firmware version number looks like this:
    "Software Version M09.R.0070 " -if the version number is M09.R.0070 or higher, you already have the most recent firmware version.

There are 2 easy ways to update the firmware on your Blu-ray player:

Updating over the internet 

We recommend this method as it’s the simplest way to update. It usually takes about15-30minutes. First set up the equipment, then download the update over the internet to your Blu-ray player.

What you need:

How to make sure the update goes smoothly

Updating is usually very simple. Here’s how you can make sure it goes right first time:

Set up the equipment:

Get the update:


What to do if you have problems updating your Blu-ray player firmware using the internet.

Using a recordable CD-R