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PXW-Z100 Firmware Upgrade (from version 1.01 to 2.00)

Sony is offering a firmware upgrade for the XDCAM PXW-Z100 Camcorder. A software issue has been discovered that affects the embedded stereo microphone recording to the opposite channel. Sony takes all technical issues seriously and, as a precaution, is offering a software update for all existing PXW-Z100 camcorders that have firmware version 1.01.

It is strongly recommended that units with version 1.01 be updated to version 2.0 firmware.

The new firmware incorporates two additional features:

  1. HDMI version 2.0
    The new standard supports 4K/59.59p, 4K/50p, 4K/29.97p, and 4K/25p signal. Dispay which comply with HDMI 2.0 has the capability to view these 4K Progressive formats
  2. Slow shutter speed setting in Slow & Quick mode.

System >
Country>
NTSC/PAL Area

System > Rec Format >
Video Format

Video > Output
Format > HDMI

Output Signal

NTSC Area

4096×2160 59.94P
3840×2160 59.94P
4096×2160 29.97P
4096×2160P
3840×2160P
3840×2160P
4096×2160P
4096×2160 59.94P
3840×2160 59.94P
3840×2160 59.94P
4096×2160 29.97P

PAL Area

4096×2160 50P
3840×2160 50P
4096×2160 25P
4096×2160P
3840×2160P
3840×2160P
4096×2160P
4096×2160 50P
3840×2160 50P
3840×2160 50P
4096×2160 25P
PXW-Z100 Version 2.00 System Software
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Users wishing to have the Version 2.00 firmware upgrade performed by Sony should contact their regional Sony Professional Service facility for more information:

Eastern Service Facility Teaneck
Sony Service Center
Sony Electronics, Inc
123 W. Tryon Avenue
Teaneck, New Jersey 07666
Voice: 201-833-5300
FAX: 323-352-5039
E-mail: TeaneckService@am.sony.com
Western Service Facility Los Angeles
Sony Service Center
Sony Electronics, Inc.
2706 Media Center Dr., Ste. 130
Los Angeles, California 90065
Voice: 323-352-5000
FAX: 323-352-5039
E-mail: LAService@am.sony.com

For more information or other product related questions please contact: Product Operational Helpline (800) 883-6817 Option 2-5-2

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1730 N. First Street
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San Jose, CA 95112

123 West Tryon Ave
Teaneck, NJ 07666

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Cameras - Production products are serviced in both our Eastern and Western Services Facilities.

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Sony Electronics Customer Service

123 W. Tryon Ave.

Teaneck, NJ 07666

Phone: 201.833.5300

Fax: 201.833.5312

Western Service Facility

Sony Electronics Customer Service

2706 Media Center Dr., Suite 130

Los Angeles, CA 90065

Phone: 866.766.9272