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Alpha 1 Firmware Update Ver. 1.10 Now Available

6 Jul 2021
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Firmware Version 1.10 is now available for download for the Sony Alpha 1 (ILCE-1) Full Frame E-Mount Camera

Windows OS download: https://www.sony-asia.com/electronics/support/e-mount-body-ilce-1-series/ilce-1/software/00260266

Mac OS download: https://www.sony-asia.com/electronics/support/e-mount-body-ilce-1-series/ilce-1/software/00260270

Applicable Model

This information is for the following models:

  • ILCE-1

Benefits and Improvements

  • Improves overall AF performance and stability
  • Improves operability when using the Remote Camera Tool app
    Note: Make sure you have updated the Remote Camera Tool app to the most recent version
  • Improves eye sensor detection performance with strong light sources, such as sunlight
  • Improves operational stability when using the Imaging Edge Mobile apps
  • Improves operational stability when using the SEL100400GMSEL200600G, or SEL600F40GM lens
  • Improves the overall stability of the camera

Previous Benefits and Improvements

  • Fixes an issue where a Picture Profile may be applied even though the Picture Profile feature is set to Off
  • Improves the operational stability of the camera when using Imaging Edge Desktop (Remote) or Imaging Edge Mobile

File Info

File Name

  • Update_ILCE1V110.exe

File Version

  • 1.10

File Size

  • 669 MB (701 906 288 bytes)

Release Date

  • 29-06-2021

Preparation

Check the system software version

Follow the instructions below to check the system software version. If the system software version is Ver. 1.01 or earlier, the update is required.
Note: If the Date/Time setting screen appears when you turn on your camera, be sure to set the date and time to the correct values.

  1. On the camera, select Menu → Setup → Setup Option → Version.
  2. The system software version is displayed as illustrated below.
    Image indicating the current system software version

Other Hardware

  • Power source for the camera: Fully charged rechargeable battery pack NP-FZ100.
    Note: The update can only be performed when the battery power level is  (three bars) or more. We recommend that you use a fully charged battery. Detach the vertical grip before updating system software.
  • USB cable supplied with the camera.
    Note: Update functionality is not guaranteed with any other USB cable.

Download & Install

Important Notice

  • Please close all other application software before updating the system software.
  • Use a fully charged rechargeable battery pack NP-FZ100.
  • Do not remove the battery during the update as the sudden loss of power may render the camera inoperable.
  • Remove the memory card from the camera before starting the update process.
  • The system software update will take approximately 15 minutes. Please do not allow your computer to go into Sleep mode during this time.
    Note: If the computer does go into Sleep mode and the update is interrupted, the entire update process will need to be restarted.
  • Do not open About This System Software Updater in the System Software Updater menu as this may cause the software to crash.
  • Do not connect the camera to any other devices except your computer.
  • Do not connect the camera and computer yet.
  • Ensure that your computer is connected to the Internet.
  • Following the instructions in the System Software Updater window, on the camera, select Menu → Setup → USB → USB Connection and check if Mass Storage has been selected. If a mode other than Mass Storage is selected, please select Mass Storage.

How to download the Updater:

Please use the link below to download for the relevant operating system you own and follow the on screen prompts:

Windows OS download: https://www.sony-asia.com/electronics/support/e-mount-body-ilce-1-series/ilce-1/software/00260266

Mac OS download: https://www.sony-asia.com/electronics/support/e-mount-body-ilce-1-series/ilce-1/software/00260270

Step 2: Confirm the system software version of your device

  1. On the camera, select Menu → Setup → Setup Option → Version.
  2. The system software version is displayed as illustrated below.
    Image indicating the updated software version

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