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Blu-ray Disc Player Firmware Upgrade

What Does This Do?

This utility upgrades the Blu-ray Disc™ player firmware to version M21.R.0180 and provides the following benefits:

  • Resolves SSL security issue
  • Improves BRAVIA® Internet Video connectivity

Improvements over firmware version M21.R.0164:

Applicable Products and Operating Systems (see full list...)

Operating System:

IMPORTANT: This file is only for use with the models identified. Not all models are sold in all countries.

Check the Current Firmware Version

  1. Turn on the television and make sure it is tuned to the inputs to which the Blu-ray Disc player is connected.
  2. Turn on the Blu-ray Disc player.
  3. If the Blu-ray Disc player starts to play a disc, press the STOP button and wait until the Home Screen menu is displayed on the television before proceeding.
  4. Use the arrow buttons on the remote control to select Setup, then System Settings, and then press the ENTER button.
  5. Use the arrow buttons to select System Information, and then press the ENTER button.
  6. The firmware version currently installed on the Blu-ray Disc player will be listed on the television screen.
    Firmware Version
  7. If the last four digits of the version number are 0180 or higher, it is not necessary to install this firmware update.

Before You Start

  • Follow the update instructions carefully.
  • Your Blu-ray Disc player needs to be connected to a TV to install the update.
    • Do not operate, turn off, or disconnect the Blu-ray Disc player from the AC power outlet until after the update is complete.
    • Failure to follow the instructions, or an interruption in the update process, may cause the player to become unresponsive or to require repair.

Installation Instructions

Choose how to install this update

OPTION 1 - Update via Internet Method (Recommended)

The Update via Internet Method is straightforward and the easiest way to update your player. To use this method, your Blu-ray Disc player must be connected to a TV and the internet (512Kbps or faster). If you have a slower connection speed, use the USB Storage Device method instead.

Update via Internet Instructions
Troubleshooting for the Update via Internet

OPTION 2 - USB Storage Device (USB) Update Method

With this method, you use a PC to download the firmware upgrade to USB storage device, and then install it from the USB storage device onto your Blu-ray Disc player. You will need a USB storage device with 150MB space available, and your Blu-ray Disc player has to be connected to a TV.

USB Instructions
Troubleshooting for the USB Update

File Download

Date: 6/26/2018
Version: M21.R.0180
Size: 106.27 MB
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