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Applicable Models

This information is for the following models:
  • STR-DN1030

About this download

What does this download do?
This firmware upgrade is currently available which provides the following benefits:

  • Improve Netflix and DD+ Sound Distortion issue.

Note: This update is available only by performing a Network Upgrade. The update file is not available to download and install from this page.
IMPORTANT: This file is only for use with the models identified. Not all models are sold in all countries.
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  1. Power on the television and make sure it is tuned to the inputs to which the AV receiver is connected.
  2. Power on the AV receiver.
  3. Press HOME. The home menu is displayed on the TV screen.
  4. Select “Settings”, then press (Enter).The Settings menu list appears on the TV screen.
  5. Select “Network”, then press (Enter).
  6. Select “Software Update”, then press (Enter).
  7. Select “Version”, then press (Enter).
  8. The firmware version currently installed on the AV receiver will be listed on the television screen. If the version number is 1.095 or higher, it is not necessary to install this firmware upgrade.

How To Get the Firmware Upgrade | Go to Table of Contents
The STR-DN1030 AV receiver firmware can only be upgraded by performing a Network Update.

  • To perform the upgrade you will need to connect the AV receiver to your Internet source using an Ethernet cable.
  • Please see the Firmware Upgrade Instructions section below, for more information.

 

Network Upgrade Instructions | Go to Table of Contents
The STR-DN1030 AV receiver firmware can only be upgraded by performing a Software Update.

Important Notes

  • If you have not done so already, please check the current firmware version to determine if this firmware upgrade is needed for your AV receiver.
  • WARNING!! Please follow the upgrade instructions carefully. Failure to follow the instructions may interrupt the upgrade process and may cause the AV receiver to be unresponsive or to require repair.
  • WARNING!! Do not power off the AV receiver or disconnect it from the AC power outlet. Loss of power during the installation of the firmware upgrade may cause the AV receiver to be unresponsive or to require repair.
  • In order to perform the network upgrade it is necessary to have the receiver correctly connected to an active Internet connection.
  • In order to perform the firmware upgrade, it is necessary to have the receiver correctly connected to a compatible television.
  • It is highly recommended that you print out these instructions for use as a reference during the installation process.

Firmware Upgrade Instructions | Go to Table of Contents
WARNING!! Please follow the upgrade instructions carefully. Failure to follow the instructions may interrupt the upgrade process and may cause the AV receiver to be unresponsive or to require repair.
Note: The firmware upgrade process usually takes about 40 minutes, depending on system configuration and network connection.

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    • Power on the television and make sure it is tuned to the inputs to which the AV receiver is connected.
    • Connect the LAN port on the receiver to your Internet source using an Ethernet cable.
    • Power on the AV receiver.
    • On the AV receiver remote control, press the HOME button, and then wait until the home menu is displayed on the television before proceeding.
    • Select “Settings” from the home menu, then press (Enter) . The Settings menu list appears on the TV screen.
    • Select “Network”, then press (Enter).
    • Select “Software Update”, then press (Enter) .
    • Select “Update”, then press (Enter) .
    • When “Found latest update.” appears on the TV screen, then press (Enter) .
    • Select ”OK”, then press (Enter) . Confirm the message and also read the ”END-USER LICENSE AGREEMENT FOR SONY SOFTWARE” in the Operating Instructions , then press (Enter) .
    • Select “Agree”, then press (Enter) .
    • “Complete!” appears on the display panel after the software update is finished. After the upgrade is completed, the AV Receiver will automatically restart.
    • Check the current firmware version to confirm that the upgrade has successfully installed.
      Note: If the version number is 1.095, the firmware upgrade was successful.

If you have questions or require assistance, please contact Sony.

File Info

Release Date

  • 2014-11-11

System Requirements

  • System OS

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  • Network Firmware Upgrade FAQ
    Q1: When running network upgrade, the television displays the message, "The receiver failed to download the update data while performing the software update. Enter the settings menu and update the software again." and you cannot perform the firmware upgrade.
    A1: There may be a problem with the network connection. Verify that the network connection and settings are correct.
    1. Check the Ethernet cable to make sure it is securely connected to the LAN port on the receiver and to the Internet source.
    2. Check the AV receiver network settings and confirm that the receiver has its own IP address.
      Follow the Network Upgrade Instructions again.

    Q2: The power was shut down during the upgrade process.
    A2: Turn the receiver on and then follow the Network Upgrade Instructions again.

    Still not working?
    Please contact Sony.