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Sony Blu-ray players BDP-S1E, BDP-S300 and BDP-S500 Firmware Update - Updated on 29th January 2009

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2009-01-29

Sony is offering a firmware update for Sony Blu-ray players BDP-S1E, BDP-S300 and BDP-S500.

The utility updates the player firmware to version 4.50 for Sony Blu-ray player BDP-S1E and provides the following benefits:

Improvements over firmware version 4.50:

• Improves BD-Java compatibility to enhance interactivity with some BD-ROMs.

Additional improvements over original firmware:

• Improves BD-Java compatibility to enhance interactivity with some BD-ROMs.

• Compatibility with the newly released BD-R/RE format (BDMV).

• Compatibility with BD-R/RE disc burned by Click to Disc Ver.1.1 and Click to Disc Editor Ver.1.1 software. (The update of these software is required)

The utility updates the player firmware to version 4.50 for Sony Blu-ray player BDP-S300 and provides the following benefits:

Improvements over firmware version 4.40:

• Improves BD-Java compatibility to enhance interactivity with some BD-ROMs.

Additional improvements over original firmware:

• Improves BD-Java compatibility to enhance interactivity with some BD-ROMs.

• Compatibility with the newly released BD-R/RE format (BDMV).

• Compatibility with BD-R/RE disc burned by Click to Disc Ver.1.1 and Click to Disc Editor Ver.1.1 software. (The update of these software is required)

The utility updates the player firmware to version 4.30 for Sony Blu-ray player BDP-S500 and provides the following benefits:

Improvements over firmware version 4.20:

• Improves BD-Java compatibility to enhance interactivity with some BD-ROMs.

Additional improvements over original firmware:

• Improves BD-Java compatibility to enhance interactivity with some BD-ROMs.

• Compatibility with BD-R/RE disc burned by Click to Disc Ver.1.1 and Click to Disc Editor Ver.1.1 software. (The update of these software is required)

Please access the links below to download the firmware update programs for the respective products.

BDP-S1E Firmware version 4.50
BDP-S300 Firmware version 4.50
BDP-S500 Firmware version 4.30

If you have further questions, please contact your local service centre. A list of the Sony service centres can be found in the Service Centres page.