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About this download

About this upgrade (08/11/2011)



This file updates your TV set firmware to version M8.728 and provides the following benefits:


  • This firmware update improves the performance of the unit and enhances the reception of some regional services.

Applicable models


  • KDL-22EX302
  • KDL-26EX301 / EX302
  • KDL-32EX301 / EX302 / EX401 / EX402 / BX300 / BX400 / NX500 / EX600
  • KDL-37EX401 / EX402
  • KDL-40EX401 / EX402 / BX400 / NX500 / EX600
  • KDL-46EX401 / EX402

Warning

  • Please follow the update instructions carefully. Failure to follow the instructions may interrupt the update process and may cause the TV set to be unresponsive or to require repair.
  • Do not power off the TV or disconnect it from the AC power outlet. Loss of power during the installation of the firmware update may cause the TV set to be unresponsive or to require repair.

Common questions

  • How can I check my TV firmware version?
    1. Power on the TV set and press theHOMEbutton on the Remote Commander to display the Home Menu(XMB™).
    2. Navigate to the'Set-up'option and pressOKto select it.
    3. Navigate to the'Digital Set-up'option and pressOKto select it.
    4. Navigate to'Technical Set-up'option and pressOKto select it.
    5. Navigate to'System Information'option and pressOKto select it.
    6. The version number is shown on the third line.
  • Will my personal settings be deleted after the update?
    All user settings will be kept.
  • Can I install an older version of Firmware?
    Installation of older firmware is not supported to ensure your TV set remains at optimum performance.
  • During the update process, the TV turns off?
    It is normal for the TV set to restart during the update process. You may experience the TV set taking a longer than normal time for it to restart as it is installing the new firmware.

Install

  1. You need to accept the disclaimer below before downloading the file.
  2. After you have accepted the disclaimer, save the update file to your computer Desktop.

    When the update download is complete, check that the file size is 36.145.144 bytes.
    To do so, right click the file, select "properties" and check that the "General" tab displays the following size information:


    If the size information displayed on your computer is different, delete the downloaded file, clear your internet browser's cache and download it again.

  3. Open Windows explorer, locate the downloaded file 'firmware.upd' and copy the file to the root of your USB device

    Important notes:
    • Make sure that there is enough space on your USB device.

Firmware update procedure

The firmware update process may take up to 10 minutes. First read the whole procedure before starting to update the firmware of your TV set.

  1. Turn on the TV set

  2. Insert your USB device containing 'firmware.upd' into the USB slot of the TV set.

  3. Press HOME on the Remote Commander.
  4. Press to select “Settings” and press .
  5. Finally, press to select “System Update” and press .



  6. Please follow the instructions on the screen.

  7. The POWER indicator will be green for 30 seconds, followed by the PIC OFF/TIMER indicator slowly flashing amber, and the STANDBY indicator is red. After several minutes, the TV will turn off and then turn back on to complete the update.
  8. When the firmware update is completed, a message is displayed on the TV set for 5 seconds.



  9. Safely remove your USB device from the USB slot

  10. To check the TV firmware version:
    • Power on the TV set and press theHOMEbutton on the Remote Commander to display the Home Menu(XMB™).
    • Navigate to the'Set-up'option and pressOKto select it.
    • Navigate to the'Digital Set-up'option and pressOKto select it.
    • Navigate to'Technical Set-up'option and pressOKto select it.
    • Navigate to'System Information'option and pressOKto select it.
    • The version number is shown on the third line.
    • Confirm the version number.
    • If the version number shown on the third line is M8.728, your TV set has been correctly updated.

For the upgraded firmware to take effect,customers using cable connectionmust re-install the TV by initiating Auto Start-up.

Auto-tuning the TV

From the remote control of the tv:

  1. Press
  2. Press to select "Cable", then press

If you select "Cable", the screen for selecting the scan type appears.

  1. Press
  2. Press to select "Quick Scan" or "Full scan", then press
    Quick Scan: channels are tuned according to the cable operator information within the broadcast signal. This option is recommended for fast tuning when supported by your cable operator. If the "Quick Scan" does not tune, please use the "Full Scan" method below.
    Full Scan: All available channels are tuned and stored. This procedure may take some time.

"The system update failed" is displayed on the TV front panel display.


Please proceed with the following procedure:
  1. Verify your USB device is in good working order and follow the download process again.
  2. Turn off the TV by pressing the POWER button on the TV set.
  3. Press the POWER button again, and proceed with the installation process again.

"Update data of newer version is not detected" is displayed on the TV front panel display


Your TV set already has newer firmware installed.

File Info

File Name

  • firmware.upd

File Size

  • 34.47 Mb
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