Applicable Models

This information is for the following models:
  • RM-LVR1

About this download

Thank you for your continued interest in Sony products. Sony is offering a system software update for Live-View Remote RM-LVR1.

Applicable model name of the product
Live-View Remote RM-LVR1.

Applicable system software version of the units
The applicable products are with the system software version “Ver1.00”.
(Please visit the download page to check the system software version installed on your product.)

Contents of update

  • New clock settings added.
  • Hold button functionality added.
  • Camera settings added. *1
  • Zoom function added.
  • Automatic exposure setting added. *2
  • Automatic camera date setting added. *2
  • Memory card warning indicator added.
  • Multi camera control function added. *3

*1:Only available with compatible cameras.
(including HDR-AS15,HDR-AS30V,HDR-AS100V as of today, Feb. 27 2014)

*2: Only available with compatible cameras.
(including DSC-QX10,DSC-QX100 as of today, Feb. 27 2014)

*3: Only available with compatible cameras.
(including HDR-AS100 as of today, Feb. 27 2014)


Instruction Manual of this firmware update:

System requirements for a computer

Supported OS
- Windows 10
- Windows 8.1
- Windows 8
- Windows 7 SP1
- Windows Vista SP2 (Starter edition is not supported)
- Windows XP SP3 (64-bit and Starter editions are not supported)

Other system requirements
- Hard disk space: 200MB or more
- RAM: 512MB or more

Note: Please close all other application software before updating the system software.

Other items

  • Power source for the camera.
    We recommend that you use it in the state where it fully charged.
  • USB cable supplied with the device.
    Note: Update functionality is not guaranteed with any other USB cable.

File Info

File Name

  • Update_RMLVR1V200.exe

File Version

  • 2.00

File Size

  • 76.6 MB

Release Date

  • 2014-02-27

System Requirements

  • Windows 10
  • Windows 7
  • Windows 8
  • Windows 8 32bit
  • Windows 8 64bit
  • Windows Vista
  • Windows XP


  • When performing the system software update, please use a fully charged the device.
  • Please do not turn off the power during the update; otherwise, the device may become inoperable due to the sudden power shutdown.



  1. Download the update file
    Download the file to your computer. Please save the downloaded file onto the Desktop of your computer (recommended).

    For Windows 8 users:
    Under the initial settings of Internet Explorer, the update file will be saved in the Downloads folder. Click the Desktop tile from the Start screen and find the downloaded file in the Downloads folder by using Explorer.

  2. Start up Firmware Updater
    • Close all currently running programs on your computer.
    • Double click the downloaded file Update_RMLVR1V200.exe to start up Firmware Updater.
    • Firmware Updater starts up.

  3. Connect the camera to the computer
    1. Connect the camera to the computer with the supplied USB cable.
      Note: "USB Mode” appears on the LCD monitor of the camera. Please proceed to the next step.

      If the computer cannot find the camera, the message “ Could not find the camera for this update.” appears on the computer display. Try the following if this happens.
      - Disconnect the USB cable and connect it again.
      - If the computer has multiple USB terminals, try with the other terminals. (Your computer may have some USB terminals on the backside.)

      Sometimes when the camera is connected to the computer with the USB cable, the message to encourage rebooting the computer may appear on the computer display. In this case, remove the battery pack from the camera, reboot the computer, and follow the procedures from “Start up Firmware Updater“.

    2. Confirm is displayed on the task tray at the lower right corner of the computer screen.

    3. After confirming the above, click Next on Firmware Updater.
      Screen of Computer

      LCD screen of the device

      Note: From this step onwards, never turn off the camera until the firmware upgrade is completed.

  4. Check if the updating is required
    1. After confirming the screens on the above steps, click Next.
      The current version and the version after the upgrade appear on the lower left part of the screen.
      Upgrade is required

      If the screen below appears, the upgrade is not required. According to the message, stop the USB connection and click Finish.

    2. After confirming Current version is Ver. 1.00, click Next.

  5. Reset the camera
      1. Click on the task tray at the lower right corner of the computer screen to stop the USB connection.

        - Please keep the USB cable connected even after stopping the USB connection on the computer with the above operation.

      2. Press the REC/ENTER button to execute.

        Note: The screen turns off when the REC/ENTER button is pressed. Please proceed to the next step.
      3. Click Next on Firmware Updater.

  6. Start the update
    1. After resetting, reconnection of the camera is verified, and the screen below appears.

    2. Click Run to start the upgrade. The progress bar appears while upgrading (approximately 10 minutes).

      Note: Never turn off the camera nor disconnect the USB cable while upgrading.

  7. Complete the update
    When the upgrade is completed, the screen below appears. Click Finish and disconnect the USB cable.

    Note: Turn off the device and then turn on the device again.

  8. Check the firmware version
    Follow the instruction to confirm the firmware version is Ver. 2.00.
    1. Press MENU button to select Main Settings, then press REC/ENTER button.
    2. Press Version then press the REC/ENTER button. If the display changes as shown below. then the system software version is Ver.2.00.