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About this download

  • Date released: 22/03/2013
  • Applicable model: SEL18200LE with firmware version Ver.01
  • Benefits and improvements:
    • Enables "Fast Hybrid AF" function. - Without this lens update, the camera will use the normal contrast-detection AF even if Fast Hybrid AF is selected.

Note: The firmware of NEX-5R or NEX-6 camera also needs to be updated in addition to this firmware update.

Firmware update

This firmware update is not available for download. The update for this lens is provided by Sony as a free of charge repair service.
Please confirm the model name of your lens and its current firmware version. If firmware version is Ver.01, please contact a Sony Customer Information Centre.

Follow the instructions below to check the firmware version of your lens.

  1. Select [Menu] -> [Setup] -> [Version] on the camera
  2. The firmware version is displayed. - If the firmware version of your lens is Ver.02 or later, the update is not required.