Applicable Models

This information is for the following models:
  • RM-LVR2

About this download

  • Name:Firmware update Ver.2.00 for RM-LVR2 (Mac)
  • Release date:06/03/2015
  • Benefits and improvements:
    • "Loop recording" mode has been added to shooting mode setting *1
    • The following features have been added to camera setting *1
    • Image quality setting has been added *2
    • Movie format setting has been added *2
    • Date and time/area/daylight saving time (summer time) setting has been changed
    • Time zone of some areas has been changed

    • *1: Only available with compatible cameras (including FDR-X1000V and HDR-AS200V)
      *2: Only available with compatible cameras (including FDR-X1000V)
      View the Operating Guide to know how to use the new functions.

System Requirements

Operating Systems

The latest version of the firmware update is compatible with the following Macintosh versions:
  • Mac OS X v.10.7 ~ 10.10

Computer hardware

The latest version of the firmware update is compatible with the following hardware:
  • CPU: Intel processor*
    *Core Solo and Duo processors are no longer supported.
  • Hard disk space: 200MB or more
  • RAM: 512MB or more
    Note: Please close all other application software before updating the firmware.
  • Power source for the remote.
    Note:The update can be performed only when the remaining battery level is (three marks) or more. We recommend that you use a fully charged battery.
  • USB cable supplied with the remote.
    Note:Update functionality is not guaranteed with any other USB cable.


Important notes:

  • When performing the firmware update, please use a fully charged battery.

How to download the firmware updater:

  1. Make sure that you are logged on as a user with administrative rights.
  2. At the bottom of the page, read the disclaimer and agree to the terms and conditions by clicking on the checkbox. Then, click on the Download button.
  3. The download of the [Update_RMLVR2V2.dmg] file will start.
  4. Save the file to the desktop of your computer (recommended).


Once the file has downloaded successfully, you're ready to install the Firmware update Ver.2.00 for RM-LVR2.

Step 1: Start up the Firmware Updater

  1. Close all currently running programs on your computer.
  2. Double-click the [Update_RMLVR2V2.dmg] file you downloaded. Do not connect the remote at this point.
  3. [Update_RMLVR2V2] is expanded.
  4. Double-click the [FirmwareUpdater] icon.
  5. To load a kernel extension, the message prompts you to allow the application to make changes. Type the password for the administrative account.

    Note: an identity confirmation warning message may appear when you double-click [FirmwareUpdater].

    In such case, click OK to close the message. Then, while pressing the [Control] key, click the [FirmwareUpdater] icon. Select [Open] in the menu. Then select [Open] when the warning message appears.
  6. Firmware Updater starts up.

  7. Connect the remoteto the computer with the supplied USB cable.
    Note: USB Mode appears on the LCD monitor.
  8. After confirming the above, click Next on the Firmware Updater window. Figure 1 appears on the Firmware Updater window, and Figure 2 appears on the LCD screen.Note: From now on, never turn off the remote until the firmware update is completed.
    Figure 1Figure 2

  9. After confirming the screens on Figures 1 and 2, click Next. The current version and the version after the update appear on the lower left part of the screen. (Figure 3)
  10. After confirming [Current version] is lower than [2.00], clickNext.

    If [Current version] is [Ver.2.00], the update is not required. According to the message, stop the USB connection and click Finish
    Figure 3

  11. The screen on Figure 4 appears.

    Figure 4

  12. Press the [REC/ENTER] button to execute the reset of the remote.

  13. Click Next on the Firmware Updater window (Figure 4).
  14. After resetting, reconnection of the remote is verified, and the screen on Figure 5 appears.
  15. Click Run to start the update. The progress bar appears while updating(approximately 10 minutes).
    Note:Never turn off the remote nor disconnect the USB cable while updating.

    Figure 5

  16. When the update is completed, the screen on Figure 6 appears. Click Finish and disconnect the USB cable.

    Figure 6

  17. Turn off the remote and turn it on again.

Step 2: Confirm the firmware version of your remote is Ver.2.00.

  1. Press the MENU button to select [Remote Control Setting] and then press the [REC/ENTER] button
  2. Select [Version] then press the [REC/ENTER] button. Display will show the current version of system software. If "2.00" appear (as shown below) then the firmware version is Ver. 2.00.