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NEX-C3 Firmware Upgrade Ver.02 (Apple Macintosh)

Article ID:480932(modified 04 Jan 2012)

Applicable Models


What does this download do?

Thank you for your continued interest in Sony products.

Sony is offering a firmware upgrade for Interchangeable Lens Digital Camera NEX-C3.

Improvements after firmware upgrade

  1. To be compatible with Mount Adaptor LA-EA2.
    Note: While using LA-EA2, Face Detection, Smile Shutter does not work.
    Click here for more details about benefits provided by firmware version 02. 

Applicable firmware version
Interchangeable Lens Digital Camera NEX-C3 with firmware version Ver.01.

How to check the firmware version

  1. Select MenuSetupVersion on the camera.
  2. The firmware version is displayed. If your firmware version is Ver.02 or later, the upgrade is not required.


System Requirements

Supported OS

  • Mac OS X v.10.5 – 10.7

    * The 64-bit kernel is not supported.
    * In case of v.10.7, start up by 32 bit mode

Other system requirements

  • CPU: Intel processor
  • Hard disk space: 200MB or more
  • RAM: 512MB or more
    * Please close all other application software before upgrading the firmware.

Other Items

  • USB cable supplied with the camera
  • Power source for the camera

    Fully charged rechargeable battery pack NP-FW50 or AC adaptor AC-PW20 (sold separately)

    Note: The upgrade can be performed only when the remaining battery level is (three marks) or more. We recommend that you use a fully charged battery or the AC adaptor AC-PW20 (sold separately).

Available Download
File name: NEX-C3V2_Update1112a.dmg
File size: 76.3 MB (76,291,491 bytes)
Updated on: 15th December 2011

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