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Recommended USB storage devices that can be used for the Blu-ray player software update.

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Recommended USB Storage Devices
 
Here is list of recommended USB storage devices that can be used for the Blu-ray player software update
IMPORTANT: Blu-ray player only support FAT32 and NTFS file system,  if the USB devices is in other than FAT32 or NTFS file system please reformat it to the FAT32 or NTFS file system BEFORE you copy the update file to it. Go to the instructions to format the device to FAT32 or NTFS .

Manufacturer

Model

Device

Size

Sony

USM-1GL

Micro Vault Storage Media

1 GB

Sony

USM-4GL

Micro Vault Storage Media

4 GB

Sony

USM-4GN

Micro Vault Storage Media

4 GB

Sony

USM-4GM

Micro Vault Storage Media

4 GB

Sony

USM-4GS

Micro Vault Storage Media

4 GB

Sony

USM-4GV

Micro Vault Storage Media

4 GB

Sony

USM-8GL

Micro Vault Storage Media

8 GB

Sony

USM-8GN

Micro Vault Storage Media

8 GB

Sony

USM-8GR

Micro Vault Storage Media

8 GB

Sony

USM-8GT

Micro Vault Storage Media

8 GB

Sony

USM-8GQ

Micro Vault Storage Media

8 GB

Sony

USM-16GLX

Micro Vault Storage Media

16 GB

Sony

USM-16GS

Micro Vault Storage Media

16 GB

Sony

USM-16GR

Micro Vault Storage Media

16 GB

Sony

USM-16GU

Micro Vault Storage Media

16 GB

Sony

USM-32GLX

Micro Vault Storage Media

32 GB

Sony

USM-32GN

Micro Vault Storage Media

32 GB

Sony

USM-32GR

Micro Vault Storage Media

32 GB

Sony

USM-32GQ

Micro Vault Storage Media

32 GB

Sony

USM-64GLX

Micro Vault Storage Media

64 GB

Sony

USM-64GP

Micro Vault Storage Media

64 GB

Sony

UMS-64GQ

Micro Vault Storage Media

64 GB

Note: All models are not available in all regions.

How to Format the USB device to FAT32 or NTFS


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In order to use the USB storage device for this update, it is recommended to reformat it to either FAT32 or NTFS File System.
WARNING: Formatting the USB device will delete all content on the device.
Follow these steps to reformat the USB Device for FAT32 (or NTFS).
Note: These steps may vary by operating system.

  • For Windows operating system:
  • Connect the USB storage device to the computer.
  • Click Start and then click "My Computer."
  • In the "My Computer" window, right-click on the drive icon in which the USB device appears.
  • From the menu, click "Format...."
  • In the "FORMAT device name (drive letter)" window, under "File system," click the drop-down arrow and select FAT32 (or NTFS) and then click the Start button.
  • At the "WARNING..." message, click "OK" to continue.
    IMPORTANT: Formatting the USB storage device will delete all content on the device.
  • At the "Format Complete" message, click "OK".
  • Click the Close button to close the "FORMAT device name (drive letter)" window.
  • Click the X in the top-right to close the "My Computer" window.

  • For Mac OS (OS X can format FAT32 (MSDOS) only) :
  • Connect the USB storage device to the computer.
  • Open Disk Utility.
  • Click to select the USB storage device in the left panel.
  • Click to change to the Erase tab.
  • In the "Volume Format:" selection box, click "MS-DOS (FAT)".
  • Click "Erase" button.
  • At the confirmation dialog, click the "Erase" button.
  • Close the Disk Utility window.