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:

  • VPL-VW500ES
  • VPL-VW600ES

About this download

Benefits and improvements

This utility updates the projector system software and provides the following benefits:
  • Adds support for System Control Compatibility (Crestron Connected / Control4 SDDP)
  • Adds support for Gamma adjustment from external commands
  • Provides Network Management Mode
  • Reduces Input Lag
  • Provides for IPv6 Setting

Benefits provided by the previous update and included in version 1.100:

  • 3D Quality Improvements:
    • Half resolution of vertical lines in 3D
    • Improved crosstalk performance
  • Corrects a noise artifact that may rarely be seen when using the "Mastered in 4K" mode of the Reality Creation (4K upscaling) function
  • Maintains consistent color temperature when switching between high and low lamp modes

System Requirements

Operating Systems

  • System Software

File Info

File Name

  • sony_pjupdate_2013_1100_pja_auth.zip

File Version

  • 1.100

File Size

  • 42.71 MB

Release Date

  • 10-29-2014

Download & Install


Download and Transfer the Update Folder to Your USB Storage Device

  1. Download the sony_pjupdate_2013_1100_pja_auth.zip file to a temporary or download directory (please note this directory for reference) on your computer.
  2. Extract the update folder from the sony_pjupdate_2013_1100_pja_auth.zip file.
    • For Microsoft® Windows Vista®, Windows® 7 or Windows 8 operating system:
      1. Go to the directory where the file was downloaded and right-click the "sony_pjupdate_2013_1100_pja_auth.zip" file, and then click "Extract All".
      2. At the "Extract Compressed (Zipped) Folders" dialog box, click "Extract".

        Note: For Windows 8, the default settings for Internet Explorer® will save the file in the Downloads folder. To locate the Downloads folder, click the "Desktop" tile from the Start screen and then locate the downloaded file using Windows Explorer.
      3. At the "Extract Compressed (Zipped) Folders" dialog box, click "Extract"
      4. A new folder will be created called sony_dtv0FA30A07A0A7_00002900.
    • For Windows XP operating system:
      1. Go to the directory where the file was downloaded and right-click the "sony_pjupdate_2013_1100_pja_auth.zip" file, and then click "Extract All".
      2. At the "Extraction Wizard" dialog box, click "Next".
      3. Click "Next".
      4. Click "Finish".
      5. A new folder will be created called sony_dtv0FA30A07A0A7_00002900.
    • For Mac OS® X operating system:
      1. Go to the location where the file was downloaded and double-click the "sony_pjupdate_2013_1100_pja_auth.zip" file.
      2. A new folder will be created called sony_dtv0FA30A07A0A7_00002900.
  3. Connect a USB storage device to your computer.
  4. Transfer the update folder to the root directory of your USB storage device:
    Note: The root directory is the top directory in a file system.

    IMPORTANT: Do not change the name of the folder or copy to any other folder on the USB device. This update will not install successfully if the name of the folder is modified or if the folder is not copied to the root directory of the USB device.

    • For Windows operating system:
      Right-click the "sony_dtv0FA30A07A0A7_00002900" folder and, from the menu, click "Send To...", and then click the drive (EX: Removable Disk E:) that represents your USB device. The update folder will be copied onto your USB storage device.
    • For Mac OS X operating system:
      Drag and drop the "sony_dtv0FA30A07A0A7_00002900" folder to the root folder of the USB storage device.
  5. Remove the USB device from your computer.
  6. Please continue to the next section.

Updating the System Software

CAUTION: During the update process, do not remove the USB device or turn off the projector.

  1. Power off the projector.
  2. Make sure no other USB device is connected to the projector before starting the update.
  3. Insert the USB storage device containing the update folder into USB port of the projector.
  4. Power on the projector. The update process starts automatically.
  5. When the update is finished, the projector will automatically restart to complete the update process.