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Notice to owners of Interchangeable Lens Digital Camera SLT-A33 and SLT-A55V for firmware upgrade

Applicable Products and Categories of This Article

2011-06-24

Thank you for your continued interest in Sony products.

Sony is offering a firmware upgrade for Interchangeable Lens Digital Camera “α33” SLT-A33 and α55” SLT-A55V.
Please read all the information described below and upgrade the firmware by downloading the upgrade program pursuant to the procedure explained below.

Applicable model name of products

Interchangeable Lens Digital Camera SLT-A33 and SLT-A55V

Applicable firmware version of the units

The applicable products are with the firmware version Ver1.10
(Please visit the download page to check for the firmware version installed on your product.)

Contents of upgrade

1. Addition of the Picture Effect function
2. Enable to assign often-used features to the D-RANGE button for customization
3. Addition of a new mode to turn off display parameters
4. Improved operability of the Menu
5. High-Speed Synchronization via wireless lighting operation of the applicable external flash (only “α55”)
6. Addition of Digital level gauge when using the optional external monitor such as the Clip-on LCD Monitor, the CLM-V55.

The manuals of the new features are available from the download pages linked below.

SLT-A33
SLT-A33 Firmware Upgrade Ver.2.00 (Apple Macintosh)
SLT-A33 Firmware Upgrade Ver.2.00 (Microsoft Windows)

SLT-A55V
SLT-A55V Firmware Upgrade Ver.2.00 (Apple Macintosh)
SLT-A55V Firmware Upgrade Ver.2.00 (Microsoft Windows)