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Applicable Models

This information is for the following models:
  • PCM-D100

About this download

Thank you for your continued interest in Sony products. This page provides instructions on how to update the firmware for Linear PCM Recorder PCM-D100.

Applicable model
Linear PCM Recorder PCM-D100

Applicable firmware
Version: 1.02
Note: In case the firmware version of the unit is already 1.02, there is no need to apply this firmware update program.

Improved Functions
Improvement of the cases where the following phenomenon may occur when dividing the LPCM format files recorded in SDXC card by this product.
- SDXC card cannot be accessed
- Divided files are vanished or cannot be played

Please confirm the Firmware version by the steps below:

  1. Turn the linear PCM recorder On.
  2. Press and hold the HOME/BACK button, then the HOME Menu is displayed.
  3. Select Settings > Common Settings > System Information.
  4. Confirm the Firmware version on the display.
        

Target PC environments
OS (Pre-Installed)
Windows 8.1 (Windows 8.1 Pro / Windows 8.1)
Windows 8 (Windows 8 Pro / Windows 8)
Windows 7 (Ultimate / Professional / Home Premium / Home Basic / Starter)
Windows Vista Service Pack 2 or higher (Ultimate / Business / Home Premium / Home Basic)
Mac OS X ( v10.5-v10.10)

Hardware requirements
Port: USB port

Notes:

  • Trouble-free operation on all computers is not guaranteed.
  • The following systems are not supported.
    - Operating systems other than the ones indicated on the above.
    - Personally assembled computers or installed operating systems.
    - Upgraded Operating systems.
    - Multi-boot environment.
    - Multi-monitor environment.

Preparation for Update
Before updating the firmware, follow the steps below for the preparation:

  1. Confirm the remaining battery indicator of the unit.
    Confirm that remaining battery amount shown at indicators in the display window of the unit are full. If battery power runs out during the firmware update, the firmware update may not succeed.
    (The below image indicates the remaining battery indicator which will be displayed when remaining battery amount shown at indicators in the display window of the unit is full
  2. Save a backup copy of recorded messages and data in your linear PCM recorder to your computer.
    It is strongly recommended that you copy recorded messages and data in your linear PCM recorder to your computer before updating the firmware, just in case data loss of the linear PCM recorder occurs due to this firmware update.
    Sony Corporation will not assume any liability to the owner of the linear PCM recorder for any damage including data loss due to this firmware update service.

File Info

File Name

  • PCM-D100_V102.zip

File Version

  • 1.02

File Size

  • 23.0MB

Release Date

  • 2014-11-21

System Requirements

  • Mac OS
  • OS X
  • Windows 7
  • Windows 8
  • Windows 8 32bit
  • Windows 8 64bit
  • Windows Vista

Install

Details

Download procedure
Please follow the steps below to download the program.

  1. Download the firmware update program to your computer by clicking I accept which appears at the end of this page. Then, the file download will start. We recommend you to save the update file on your computer desktop.

    PCM-D100_V102.zip  (Windows: 23.0MB, Macintosh: 24.2MB)

    The steps to confirm that the file “PCM-D100_V102.zip” is downloaded appropriately are as follows:

    For Windows computer
    To check the file size, right-click on the downloaded file and select Properties. Properties of the file are displayed, and confirm the file size. If the size is not the same as the one shown above, try downloading the file again.

    For Macintosh Computer
    To check the file size, select the downloaded file on the icon and choose “Get Info” from the File menu. Then, click the General disclosure triangle to see the file size. If the size is not the same as the one shown above, try downloading the file again.
  2. Extract the file you have downloaded.
    * Depending on computer configurations, you may not be able to extract the file as shown below.

    For Windows Vista /Windows 7 computer
    1. Right-click on the file “PCM-D100_V102.zip” and click Extract All.
    2. The file “PCM-D100_V102.zip” is open and is displayed. Confirm that the below file is in it. This file is the firmware update program.

    PCM-D100.UPG

    * Depending on your computer configurations, the file extension “.UPG” in the filename “PCM-D100.UPG” may not be displayed.

    For Mac OS X
    1. Double-click the downloaded file “PCM-D100_V102.zip”
    2. Confirm that the file is extracted and the file “PCM-D100.UPG” is created on computer desktop. This file is the firmware update program.

    PCM-D100.UPG
    * Depending on your computer configurations, the file extension “.UPG” in the filename “PCM-D100.UPG” may not be displayed.

Update procedure
After you have completed steps listed in the section [Preparation for Update], follow the steps below to update the program.

  1. Connect the linear PCM recorder to the computer.
  2. Copy the extracted file (filename: PCM-D100.UPG), which you have extracted as described in the section [Download procedure], to the root directory that is located immediately below “PCMRECORDER” on the computer.

    Notes:
    - Depending on your computer configurations, the file extension “.UPG” in the filename “PCM-D100.UPG” may not be displayed.

    - The above picture shows Windows 7 explorer.
  3. Disconnect the PCM recorder from the computer.
  4. Update screen appears in the display window of the linear PCM recorder and firmware update starts.

Firmware update will complete in about 1 minute, and the stop mode display or clock setting display appears. The update file in the linear PCM recorder will be automatically deleted.

        
Errors during update

  • In case the linear PCM recorder displays as “Low battery power to Update”
    If you use the alkaline batteries, replace all of them with new ones. If you use the Ni-MH (Nickel-Metal Hydride) rechargeable batteries, replace all of them with charged ones. 
  • If you use rechargeable batteries in the target product (for this update process or for ordinary use), please use only either the Ni-MH (Nickel-Metal Hydride) rechargeable batteries accompanying the target product or any of such models of Ni-MH rechargeable batteries as are listed as available accessories in the instruction manual of the target product.
  • In case the linear PCM recorder displays “Memory Full”
    Delete some of recorded messages of data in the unit, or transfer them to the computer to available disk space more than 35MB. Then, start updating, again.

 

After update
Please confirm the firmware version when the update program is installed successfully. The update program installation is succeeded when 1.02 is shown in the display window.