Firmware Update 2.0 for Sony A77II Step-by-Step

Published: December 16, 2014

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Sony released Firmware Update 2.0 for Sony A77II which provides the following benefits:

  • Improves autofocus speed
  • Adds support for recording 60p/30p/24p movies in the XAVC S format that supports high bit rates
  •  When recording a movie in the XAVC S format, you must use a Class 10 or faster SDXC card.
  • Refer to the Help Guide for details of XAVC S movie recording features
  • If you format the memory card, all of the data will be erased. Please make sure that the data on the card is backed up before formatting the card.

    Download Link:

    Sony A77II Firmware Update 2.0

    TIPS BEFORE YOU START:

    BEFORE YOU START: REMOVE THE SD CARD. SHUT DOWN ALL APPLICATIONS ON YOUR COMPUTER! EVERYTHING! ESPECIALLY EMAIL!!!

    * MAKE CERTAIN THE CAMERA BATTERY IS FULLY CHARGED

    * PLUG THE CAMERA DIRECTLY INTO COMPUTER’S USB PORT – NOT A HUB

    * UNPLUG ALL OTHER EXTERNAL USB DEVICES & DRIVES

    * TURN OFF ANTI-VIRUS SOFTWARE WHILE RUNNING UPDATE

    * DISABLE ANY POP-UPS

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    1. Menu > Settings 4 > USB Connection > Mass Storage

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    2. Make certain your camera Firmware needs the Update

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    3. Follow Screen prompts. When [OK] appears on camera press center button of the joystick

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    4. When you press Run the update will begin.
    DO NOT PULL THE USB CABLE. DON’T CHECK YOUR EMAIL ON YOUR COMPUTER. DON’T EVEN TOUCH THE COMPUTER UNTIL THE UPDATE FINISHES.

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    5. When update finishes the camera will restart.

    Verify the Firmware is Updated:
    Menu & Settings 6 > Version > Verify the camera has updated to Ver. 2.00

    and you’re done…

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    2 thoughts on “Firmware Update 2.0 for Sony A77II Step-by-Step”

    1. Is there any way to back up of the original firmware before making this firmware 2.0 change, and if necessary restore the original firmware.

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