Applicable Model

This information is for the following models:

  • PXW-Z450


Regarding theSolid-State Memory Camcorder "PXW-Z450" that were upgraded to the software released on June 11, it was found that the camcorder may unintentionally shut itself off when using some connected devices.

We stopped supplying the software when we confirmed the symptom, but the countermeasure software is ready, so we will start supplying it.
For customers who have already upgraded to the applicable software version(V5.00), please upgrade to this latest version(V5.01).

Sony is offering a system software update for Solid-State Memory Camcorder "PXW-Z450"

[Applicable model]
Solid-State Memory Camcorder "PXW-Z450","PXW-Z450KC"

[How to Install]
Please refer to the version upgrade guide included in the download contents in this page.

[Applicable system software version]
The applicable products are with the system software version "Ver.5.00" or earlier
(Please visit the download page and refer to the PDF file in "PXW-Z450_Z580_Ver-UpGuide(V5.01).zip" to check the version of the system software installed in your product.)
After updating, the system software version will be "Ver.5.01"

[Contents of update of V5.01]
- In V5.00, when using some connected devices, the camcorder that are being powered by battery may unintentionally shut itself off. This symptom is improved.

[Contents of update of V5.00]
- Last Clip Delete function support
- Picture Cache Rec function expansion
- Subclip recording (HD) playback function support
- FTP transfer operation support using the UI of the unit
- Separate Detail settings support for various resolutions
   It is necessary to set "Paint > Detail(QFHD)" again after updating from V4.12 or lower to V5.00 or higher
- White balance function improvements
- Focus magnifier (Focus Mag) mode display function improvements
- HDR function name change
- "SR Live for HDR" metadata support
- Certification update menu support
- Password security enhancements

IMPORTANT: Installation of firmware is at owner's risk – please refer to our terms & conditions for details. Prior to installation always read installation instructions.