Article ID : 00182738 / Last Modified : 16/08/2017

Notice to Owners of Digital SLR Camera "a(alpha)700", DSLR-A700

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Thank you for your continued interest in Sony products. Sony is offering a firmware update to owners of "a(alpha)700", DSLR-A700.

Applicable models: DSLR-A700 (a700 body): Serial number 2800001 to 2800450

Applicable firmware version: Ver.1.0 and Ver.2.0

  • The firmware version is indicated on the LCD display of a unit when pressing 'MENU' button followed by 'DISP' button.
  • The download procedure is stated on the download page.
  • The firmware "Ver.3.0" is not applicable to this update.

Symptom to be Improved

  • When pictures are taken continuously, access lamp is turned on and whole system may halt.
  • When a unit is powered off under "MR" mode, some settings registered under "MR" mode are reflected in other shooting modes.

Click here to download the firmware update:

For inquiries regarding this issue, please contact your local service centre. 

Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.