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Applicable Models

This information is for the following models:
  • DPF-WA700

About this download

  • Name:Firmware update Ver.1.40.43 for DPF-WA700
  • Release date:29/09/2016
  • Benefits and improvements
    • Update needed to continue using the photo frame in accordance with Facebook' specification changes
  • Identify whether your digital photo frame needs an update

    Please check the version of the system software, following the procedure listed below. If the system software version is already [Ver.1.40.43], you will not need the update.

    1. Press MENU on the rear of the photo frame. The menu appears

    2. Tap [Settings]. The Settings menu appears

    3. Drag with your finger to scroll through the list and tap to select [System Information].

      System Information appears
    4. Check [Version].


      If the version displayed is 1.34 or lower, update the firmware

System Requirements

Preparations for firmware update.

Before downloading the firmware, please ensure that your computer is running one of the following operating systems and prepare one of the following recording media.

  • Required operating System

    • Windows® 10
    • Windows® 8 / 8.1
    • Windows® 7 with Service Pack 1 (SP1)
    • Windows Vista® with Service Pack 2 (SP2)
    • Mac OS X (10.4)or later
  • Recording media

    One of the following types of recording media. (Memory capacity is between 128 MB and 32 GB).
    • Memory Stick Duo
    • SD memory card
    • USB flash drive

    See "Compatible Memory Card/USB flash drive" in the device's Operating Instructions for more details about compatible recording media.

Download

Important note:

  • Before starting the update, we recommend that you back up to a computer or a memory card the image data that are saved on the digital photo frame's internal memory. See "Backing up image data" below for more details.

Backing up image data.

The methods to back up the images stored in the digital photo frame's internal memory are explained here.

Install

The update can be made by either of the following two methods.

Note: If you have firmware version "1.04.20", it is not possible to update the firmware using a memory card/USB flash drive. Please perform the firmware update via the Wi-Fi network.

1. Update using the Wi-Fi network

  • The digital photo frame is equipped with wireless LAN function. The firmware of this digital photo frame can be updated to the latest version by connecting to the Internet via a wireless LAN network.
  • Be sure to follow to the on-screen guidance when the firmware update display appears on the screen.
  • When the latest firmware version is found, it will be displayed automatically.

2. Update by memory card/USB flash drive

Step 1. Download the update file.

  1. Make sure no program other than your Internet browser is running.

  2. You must accept the terms of the End User Licence Agreement at the bottom of the page.
    After reading this agreement, click "Download".

  3. The download of the DSF70V08.zip file will start.

  4. Save the file to the Desktop of your computer (recommended).

Note: This is the dedicated update file for DPF-WA700 only. You cannot use this file with other Sony digital photo frames.

Step 2. Unzip the downloaded file.

  • Using Windows® 10 / Windows® 8/8.1 / Windows® 7 / Windows Vista®
    1. Right-click the downloaded zip file (DSF70V08.zip ).

    2. Click "Extract All".

    3. Click "Extract" in the "Extract Compressed (Zipped) Folders" window that has opened.

      The DSF70V08 folder is now open on your computer's desktop.


  • Using Mac OS
    • Double-click the saved file (DSF70V08.zip ).

      The DSF70V08 folder is created on your desktop.




The unzipped DSF70V08 folder contains the following update file:

  • DSF70V08.DUP


Notes:

  • Depending on your operating environment, some file extensions (.DUO / .dup )may not be displayed.

  • Depending on your operating system, the file may be automatically unzipped when it is downloaded. You may also not be able to unzip the file using the procedures described above, depending on the operating system that you are using. In latter case, please use a decompression tool.

Step 3. Prepare a recording medium.

The following section describes how to update using a Memory Stick Duo. If you are using an SD memory card or USB Flash drive, please replace "Memory Stick Duo" in the following explanations with the memory card that you are using.

Prepare an initialized (formatted) Memory Stick Duo. For details about how to initialize (format) it, please see the Operating Instructions of your digital camera.

Notes:

  • Please use a Memory Stick Duo that has been initialized (formatted) by your digital camera, or initialized (formatted) by the dedicated Memory Stick formatting software "Memory Stick Formatter".

  • Please use an SD memory card that has been initialized (formatted) by your digital camera.

  • Format the USB flash drive with the formatter provided by the manufacturer.


Important note:

  • The firmware update may fail if the Memory Stick Duo contains other files as well as the update files. You should therefore always use a Memory Stick Duo that has just been initialized (formatted).


Step 4. Copy the update files to the recording medium.

Copy the update files to the Memory Stick Duo using either of the following methods:

  • If your computer is equipped with a Memory Stick slot

    1. Insert the initialized (formatted) Memory Stick Duo into the Memory Stick slot on your computer.

    2. Open the DSF70V08 folder on your desktop, and copy the update file inside it to the Memory Stick Duo.

      Drag and drop the update file to the root of the Memory Stick Duo, without creating any new folder for it.


  • If your computer has no Memory Stick slot.

    1. Insert the initialized (formatted) Memory Stick Duo into the Memory Stick slot on your digital camera.

    2. Connect your digital camera to your computer using a USB cable.

    3. Open the DSF70V08 folder on your desktop, and copy the update file inside it to the Memory Stick Duo that you have inserted into your digital camera.

      Drag and drop the update file to the root of the Memory Stick Duo, without creating any new folder for it.

Step 5. Update the firmware.

During the update, ensure that the digital photo frame and the AC adaptor are placed on a stable location, so that the AC adaptor can not be removed and the digital photo frame is not turned off.
Also ensure that the Memory Stick/Memory Stick Slot is firmly inserted into the digital photo frame during the update so that it cannot fall out.
The digital photo frame may malfunction if power to the device is lost, or if Memory Stick Duo is removed during the update.

  1. Plug the AC adapter, which is attached to the set, into the DC IN terminal on the rear of the digital photo frame and insert the power cord into the socket. The photo frame is automatically turned on.
  2. Insert the Memory Stick Duo containing the copied update file into the Memory Stick slot on the digital photo frame.
  3. Press MENU on the rear of the digital photo frame. The menu appears.
  4. Tap Settings. The settings menu appears.
  5. Drag with your finger to scroll though the list and tap to select System Information.   
  6. System Information appears. Tap Update Firmware.
  7. Tap Download. The update file is being copied to the internal memory of the digital photo frame.
    • Although the screen display shows "Download", the update file is not downloaded, but copied to the internal memory of the digital photo frame.
    • The text displayed on the digital photo frame may differ depending on the firmware version.


  8. After the update file has been copied, tap Restart to update.

  9. The update will automatically start after this device has restarted. When the update is installed, the digital photo frame will restart automatically.
    Note:The first time you turn on the power after the update, the digital photo frame will take longer to start than usual.

Remove the Memory Stick Duo from the digital photo frame.

Check the firmware version of the updated firmware.

  1. Turn on the digital photo frame by pressing the Power button.
  2. Press the MENU button
  3. Tap Settings. The settings menu appears.
  4. Drag with your finger to scroll through the list and tap to select System Information. The system Information appears.
  5. When 1.40.43 is displayed as the version number, the firmware update has been completed.
  6. After you have checked the firmware version, tap Back.
  7. Tap Back again.
  8. Turn off the digital photo frame.

This completes the update procedure of the firmware.
The update file in the Memory Stick Duo is not needed anymore after you have performed the firmware update. Please remove it from your Memory Stick Duo.