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About this download

Updating is simple and with the newest firmware version, you can get even more from your Digital Still Camera “Cyber-Shot” DSC-W630 and DSC-W650. Please read carefully the following instructions.

  • Date released:02/04/2012
  • Name:DSC-W630 / W650 firmware update program to the latest version 02.
  • Applicable models:DSC-W630, DSC-W650
  • Benefits and improvements:
    • Display error correction of recorded time, "0:**" under the following conditions.
      • Playback mode
      • Date & Time Format “D-M-Y"
  • Restrictions:Use battery which is fully charged.
    Make sure the update file is the only file stored on the memory card.

This update utility is not necessary if your Cyber-Shot has already firmware version 02.
If you're not sure, it's easy to check which version of firmware you have:

  1. PushZoom [T]key andPlay Backkey to set power on.
  2. PushMENUkey and openPB menu->Main Settingmenu.
  3. Check the"Version"at the last page ofMain Settingsmenu.

    Note:If you cannot findVersionmenu, retry from procedure No2.

What you need

  • Memory card including update file.
  • Fully charged battery.

Download and install the update

  1. The update program download is started by clickingDownloadbutton on the bottom of this announcement.
    Download theDSCW650630V6_svc02.zipand decompress the downloaded file.
    Copy the decompressed FileSONYDSCF_DSCW650630V6_svc02.ASHin root of memory card.
  2. Insert the memory card included the update file.
  3. PushZoom [T]key andPlay Backkey to set power on.
    Be sure to press first theZoom [T]key and then the Play Back key (keeping theZoom [T]pressed down. IfPlay Backkey is pressed first, Version display will not appear.
  4. Push[MENU]key and openPB menu->Main Settingmenu.
  5. Open the last itemVersion.
  6. Check Current and New version number, and selectOK.
  7. At confirmation, selectOK. The Update will start.
  8. When update is finished, pushOK. (The camera will re-start and initialize screen will appear automatically.)

    Updating. It takes about 2 minutes

    Update finish.

After the update

Please confirm the version when the update program is installed successfully with following steps.

  1. PushZoom [T]key andPlay Backkey to set power on.
  2. PushMENUkey and openPB menu->Main Settingmenu.
  3. Check the"Version"at the last page ofMain Settingsmenu.
    The update program installation is succeeded when02is shown on the screen.

    Note:If you cannot findVersionmenu, retry from procedure No2.

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