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DSLR-A100 Firmware update (Windows/Macintosh)

Article ID:140072(modified 23-Mar-2011)

Applicable Models


What does this download do?

Relevant product model

  • DSLR-A100 - Body
  • DSLR-A100K - Zoom lens kit
  • DSLR-A100W - W zoom lens kit

Applicable version: Ver. 1.00 and 1.01

If the firmware version is already Ver.1.02, it is not necessary to update the firmware. Check the firmware version as shown below.

  1. Slide the POWER switch to the On position.
  2. Press the MENU button, then LCD monitor display menu.
  3. Press the  (Display) button.

  4. A window will show the firmware version on LCD monitor.

     Press the Center button of controller to close the version number display.

Improvement of Firmware

Firmware is the operational software that is embedded in the Digital SLR DSLR-A100. The improvements to the firmware are 

  1. Addresses the problem that in very rare cases, RAW format files may not be opened by the supplied image control software, Picture Motion Browser.
  2. Improve image gradation when the shutter speed is 1 sec or longer.
  3. Improve printed picture quality when the image is printed by Epson® printer under PRINT Image Matching.

Important Notes

Supported Operating system:

  • Windows® XP Home Edition/Professional

  • Windows® 2000 Professional

  • Windows® Millennium Edition

  • Mac OS X (v10.1.3 - v10.4)

Operating conditions:

  • The computer needs to be equipped with a USB port, or a card slot which is suitable for a recording medium to use.
  • Available hard disk space is 5MB or more.
  • RAM is 32MB or more.


Other Items:

Please be sure to prepare the following items as it will be used while updating.

(for the camera)

When performing the firmware update, use
fully charged rechargeable battery pack NP-FM55H
the AC adapter AC-VQ900AM AC adapter/charger (sold separately).


Please use USB cable supplied with camera.

 Operations are not guaranteed if you use a commercially available USB cable.


  • Memory Stick Duo/Memory Stick PRO Duo with capacity of 16MB or more
    * Those will be generally called "Memory Stick Duo".
  • CF (CompactFlash) card with capacity of 16MB or more
  • Microdrive


  1. Do not use this firmware to update any other models.
  2. This Digital SLR firmware update and any changes incurred by it are permanent. It is not possible to return to a previous firmware version after updating this firmware. By continuing this update process, downloading and updating this firmware, acknowledgement of awareness and understanding that this update cannot reverse this installation.


  • It is highly recommended to print out these instructions as a reference during the installation process.

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