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NEX-7 Firmware Upgrade Ver. 1.02 (Macintosh)

Article ID:546415(modified 05 Feb 2013)

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-7.

Improvements after firmware upgrade

  • Applies automatic compensation to SELP1650
  • Makes SELP1650 retract immediately after turning off the cameraAddition of capability to enable or disable MOVIE button.

Improvements from previous version

  • Addition of exposure settings of bracket shooting (three frames /1.0EV,2.0EV, 3.0EV).
  • Improvement of response of showing auto review image.
  • Improvement of image quality when using a wide angle lens.
  • Improvement of indication when setting “Flexible Spot”.

How to check the firmware version

  1. Select MenuSetupVersion on the camera.
  2. The firmware version is displayed. If your firmware version is Ver 1.02 or later, the upgrade is not required.


Preparing for firmware update

System requirements for a computer

Supported OS

  • Mac OS X v.10.5 – 10.8

Other system requirements

  • CPU: Intel processor
    * Core Solo and Core Duo processors are no longer supported.
  • 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

    Note: Update functionality is not guaranteed with any other USB cable.
  • 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).