Sony Overseas Models Support & Information

Notice to owners of Interchangeable Lens Digital Camera
gILCE-7h, gILCE-7Rh, and gILCE-6000h for system software update

Jun.16, 2015

Sony Corporation
Sony Marketing (Japan) Inc.
Sony Customer Service (Japan) Inc.

Thank you for your continued interest in Sony products.

Sony is offering a system software update for Interchangeable Lens Digital Camera [ILCE-7], [ILCE-7R], and [ILCE-6000].

[Applicable model name of the product]

Interchangeable Lens Digital Camera [ILCE-7], [ILCE-7R], and [ILCE-6000].

[Applicable firmware version of the units]

The applicable products are with the system software version gVer1.21h or earlier.
(Please visit the download page to check the system software version installed on your product.)
After updating, the system software version will be gVer.2.00h.

[Contents of update]

  • Startup time is shortened.
  • This update enables shooting movies in 60p/30p/24p* due to the XAVC S format that supports high bit rates.(Only ILCE-6000).
  • * PAL mode: 50p/25p, NTSC mode: 60p/30p/24p
  • * When shooting a movie in the XAVC S format, ensure that an SDXC card of Class 10 or faster is used after formatting the card using the unit updated with the system software. If you format the memory card, all the data will be erased. Please ensure that the data on the card is backed up before formatting.

- ILCE-7 for Windows -

Click here for downloading the software.

- ILCE-7 for Mac -

Click here for downloading the software.

- ILCE-7R for Windows -

Click here for downloading the software.

- ILCE-7R for Mac -

Click here for downloading the software.

- ILCE-6000 for Windows -

Click here for downloading the software.

- ILCE-6000 for Mac -

Click here for downloading the software.

Refer to the Help Guide(online manual) when you would like to know details.

* Sony provides the update program for free on our website, but Sony will ask for a technical fee for the update service at the service counter and a courier service fee if requested.

[Contact in Japan]

Sony DI Call Center (toll-free number):

  • When calling from cellular/PHS mobile phones, or if the toll-free number is unavailable.

After you dial the number, please dial "402" + "#". This will directly connect you to the person in charge.

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Saturday, Sunday and Holidays - 9:00 to 17:00

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