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:

  • NEX5
  • NEX5A
  • NEX5AB
  • NEX5AS
  • NEX5D
  • NEX5H
  • NEX5K
  • NEX5KB
  • NEX5KS

About this download

Benefits and improvements

  • This utility updates the NEX-5 Camera Firmware to version 05 and provides the following benefits:

    Improvements over version 04:

    Benefits provided by previous updates and included in version 05:

    • Adds the function to use "Picture Effect" modes
    • Adds the function to use "Peaking Level" and to select the "Peaking Color" in manual focus mode
    • Adds "Soft key Settings" to the "Setup" menu to allow customization of the soft keys
    • Adds the "Menu start" function
    • Adds two more settings to the "MF Assist" function
    • Improves menu item selection using the Control Wheel
    • Changes the aperture setting function so the setting is maintained when using "Background Defocus Control" or "Aperture Priority" movie recording modes
    • Adds support for auto focus with Supported A-mount Lenses
      Note: Requires a firmware update for the LA-EA1 Mount Adapter (Mount Adapter sold separately).
    • Adds a function to enlarge the image when "Release w/o Lens" is set to "Enable"
    • Adds the 3D Sweep Panorama™ function (More information about supported 3D functions.)
    • Improves the Sweep Panorama™ function
    • Resolves an issue where the battery may be drained even if the camera is turned off
    • Reduces start-up time under low light conditions

System Requirements

Operating Systems

  • Mac OS® X

File Info

File Name

  • NEX-5V5_Update1112a.dmg

File Version

  • 05

File Size

  • 64257623 bytes

Release Date

  • 14-12-2011

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