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Applicable Models

This information is for the following models:
  • KDL-22BX320
  • KDL-32BX320
  • KDL-40BX420
  • KDL-26BX320

About this download

IMPORTANT: This software is only for use with the products identified and sold in Australia, Middle East & Africa, New Zealand or Singapore. Not all models are sold in all countries.

Sony has designed the BRAVIA® Televisions software update process to be customer friendly. This software update version 2.27xxx provides the following benefits:

Improvements over earlier version:

  • This software improves audio drop outs when watching HD content from a device connected by HDMI.

How to Check if You Need the Update 

  1. Power on the TV set and press the HOME button on the Remote Commander to display the Menu.
  2. Navigate to the ‘Settings' category and select it.
  3. Navigate to the ‘Set-up' category and select it.
  4. Navigate to the ‘Product Information and select it.
  5. The version number is shown on the bottom line.
    If your Software Version is 2.27xxx or higher, your TV does not need this update.

Will my personal settings be deleted after the update?

  • All user settings will be kept.

Can I install an older version of Firmware? 

  • Installation of older firmware is not supported to ensure your TV set remains at optimum performance.

During the update process, the TV turns off?

  • It is normal for the TV set to restart during the update process. You may experience the TV set taking a longer than normal time for it to restart as it is installing the new firmware.

Important Notes 

  • Please follow the update instructions carefully. Failure to follow the instructions may interrupt the update process and may cause the TV set to be unresponsive or to require repair.
  • Do not power off the TV or disconnect it from the AC power outlet. Loss of power during the installation of the firmware update may cause the TV set to be unresponsive or to require repair.
  • If your television is connected to the Internet, the software may have already been updated.
  • If you decide to download the update, a USB storage device, such as a Sony® Micro Vault® device, or something similar, is required to perform the update. Sony is aware that not all USB storage devices are compatible with our TVs. If the software update does not automatically begin when you connect the USB storage device to the TV, you may need to format your device to the FAT32 file system, or use a different device. View formatting instructions and the list of compatible USB storage devices.

File Info

File Name

  • sony_fw_2011_[PADV2.27]_eu_pad_waffle.pkg

File Version

  • 2.27xxx

File Size

  • 35.63MB

Release Date

  • 2011-09-28

System Requirements

  • Mac OS
  • OS X
  • Windows 7
  • Windows Vista
  • Windows XP

Install

Details

Download and Transfer the Update File to Your USB Storage Device 

  1. Download the sony_fw_2011_[PADV2.27]_eu_pad_waffle.pkg file to a temporary or download directory (please note this directory for reference) on your computer.

  2. Go to the directory where the file was downloaded and verify that the size of the sony_fw_2011_[PADV2.27]_eu_pad_waffle.pkg file is 37,360,815 bytes.

    To do so, right click the file, select "properties" and check that the "General" tab.
    If the size information displayed on your computer is different, delete the downloaded file, clear your internet browser's cache and download it again.

  3. Transfer the update folder to the USB storage device:

    Important notes:
    - Make sure that there is enough space on your USB device.
    - Format a compatible USB storage device to the FAT32 file system and connect it to your computer. View formatting instructions and the list of compatible USB storage devices.
    - The update will not be performed if the file name is modified.

    Copy sony_fw_2011_[PADV2.27]_eu_pad_waffle.pkg to the root of your USB device.

  4. Remove the USB device from your computer.

Updating the Software 

  1. Turn on the TV set.

  2. Unplug AC Power Cable.

  3. Be sure to confirm AC Power Cable is unplugged, then insert your USB device containing sony_fw_2011_[PADV2.27]_eu_pad_waffle.pkg into the USB slot located at the side of the TV set.


  4. Plug AC Power Cable.

  5. 1. A Green LED turns on.


    2. Two Green LEDs start blinking. (1-2 minutes)


    3. TV turns on. (Completion of firmware update)


  6. Unplug AC Power Cable. (in order for rebooting TV system with a new version)

  7. Remove USB device.

  8. Plug AC Power Cable.

To check the TV firmware version:
Please follow the steps below to verify that the software was successfully updated:

  1. Power on the TV set and press the HOME button on the Remote Commander to display the Menu.
  2. Navigate to the ‘Settings' category and select it.
  3. Navigate to the ‘Set-up' category and select it.
  4. Navigate to the ‘Product Information and select it.
  5. The version number is shown on the bottom line. Confirm the version number.
    If the version number shown on the bottom line is 2.27.xxx your TV set has been correctly updated.

FAQs about System Software Update

  • PIC OFF/TIMER, STANDBY and the POWER indicator is flashing as amber, red and green.
    Please proceed with the following procedure:
    1. Verify your USB device is in good working order and follow the download process again.
    2. Turn off the TV by pressing the POWER button on the TV set.
    3. Press the POWER button again, and proceed with the installation process again.