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System Software Update

What Does This Do?

Sony has designed the BRAVIA® Televisions software update process to be customer friendly. This software update (version 2.06r) addresses issues experienced by some customers, including the following:
  • When tuned to some digital channels you may experience a brief (about one second) interruption of the picture and sound when the scene changes, between programs and commercials, or between commercials. This may occur during either programs or commercials.
  • White dots or sparkles intermittently appear on the TV screen when displaying the menu or playing a DVD.
  • The television freezes momentarily, then powers off and then on. This can occur when the TV is tuned to a digital channel, or when auto-programming.
    Note: This issue only occurs with some broadcast channels due to incorrect formatting of service data on the channel.
  • Problems selecting an HDMI input on a CEC device using the XMB™ Menu.
  • Problems resolving the finest detail issue of some 1080i 60hz film-based content (mentioned in a recent PC Magazine article).
  • Intermittent audio on HDMI Input 4.
  • Photo Mode issue that may occur when performing slideshow Butterfly - The same picture sometimes continually displays, and the slideshow no longer transitions through the other pictures.
  • XMB sometimes does not display.

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.

How to Get the Update

The system software update is specific to certain models and serial numbers.

Please click here to see if a system software update is available for your television.

Note: If you have previously updated your system software to version 2.05r, it is not necessary to install this update.

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