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NEX-5T Firmware Upgrade Ver. 1.01 (Apple Macintosh)

Article ID:585430(modified 14 Mar 2016)

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-5T.

Improvements after firmware upgrade

  • Provides support for the following ”Fast Hybrid AF” compliant lenses for SELP18105G, SEL35F28Z *, SEL55F18Z *, SEL2470Z *, SEL2870 *, SEL70200G * and compatible E mount lenses in the future *
    * Fast Hybrid AF is effective only in the central area of the frame

How to check the firmware version

  1. Select MenuSetupVersion on the camera.
  2. The firmware version is displayed. If your firmware version is Ver 1.03 or later, the upgrade is not required.

System Requirements

Supported OS

  • Mac OS X v.10.5 – 10.11

If you are using Mac OS X Ver.10.10, you need to run Driver Loader, a preparatory application, before updating the system software.

If you are using Mac OS X Ver.10.9 or earlier, you do not need to run Driver Loader.

Click on the link for details on downloading and running the Driver Loader.

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

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

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