Applicable Models

IMPORTANT: This file is only for use with the models identified. Not all models are sold in all countries.

This information is for the following models:

  • KDL-46S5100

About this download

Benefits and improvements

Sony has designed the BRAVIA® Televisions software update process to be customer friendly. This utility updates the system software to version ER4.12-E2 and provides the following benefits:

Improvement over version ER4.11-E2

  • Resolves an issue that may intermittently cause the TV to freeze and stop responding to the Remote Commander® control device when the TV is connected to a digital channel.

Benefits provided by previous upgrades and included in version ER4.12-E2:

  • Addresses an issue where the picture brightness changes intensity on some scenes.
    Note: After the software update, please set Advanced Contrast Enhancer to LOW or OFF to further minimize this characteristic.
  • Addresses an issue with occasional intermittent operation when using favorites or HDMI-CEC functions.
  • Corrects an issue where the audio may infrequently be lost while connected via an HDMI connection.
  • Corrects an issue where there may be audio static when changing analog channels while connected via an RF (coax) connection.
  • Corrects an issue where the audio may be muted when resuming after using the timer.
  • Corrects an issue where there may be distorted blocks in the picture caused by incorrect encoding in the broadcast signal.
  • Corrects an issue where picture files may not show in the USB Photo Viewer after switching to a different input and then back to the USB input.
  • Improves menu navigation.

System Requirements

Operating Systems

  • System Software

Before You Start

How to Get the Update

There are different system software updates available for the KDL-46S5100 depending on serial number.

Please click here to check for the correct software version for your television.