Applicable Models

This information is for the following models:
  • RM-LVR1

About this download

Thank you for your continued interest in Sony products. Sony is offering a system software update for Live-View Remote RM-LVR1.

Applicable model name of the product
Live-View Remote RM-LVR1.

Applicable system software version of the units
The applicable products are with the system software version “Ver1.00”.
(Please visit the download page to check the system software version installed on your product.)

Contents of update

  • New clock settings added.
  • Hold button functionality added.
  • Camera settings added. *1
  • Zoom function added.
  • Automatic exposure setting added. *2
  • Automatic camera date setting added. *2
  • Memory card warning indicator added.
  • Multi camera control function added. *3

*1:Only available with compatible cameras.
(including HDR-AS15,HDR-AS30V,HDR-AS100V as of today, Feb. 27 2014)

*2: Only available with compatible cameras.
(including DSC-QX10,DSC-QX100 as of today, Feb. 27 2014)

*3: Only available with compatible cameras.
(including HDR-AS100 as of today, Feb. 27 2014)


Instruction Manual of this firmware update:

System requirements for a computer

Supported OS
- Mac OS X v.10.5 – 10.11

If you are using Mac OS X Ver.10.10 or later, you will need to run the Driver Loader, a preparatory application, before updating the system software.

If you are using Mac OS X Ver.10.9 or earlier, you do not need to run Driver Loader.

Other system requirements
 - CPU: Intel processor (Core Solo and Core Duo processors are no longer supported).
- Hard disk space: 200MB or more
- RAM: 512MB or more

Note: Please close all other application software before updating the system software.

Other items

  • Power source for the camera.
    We recommend that you use it in the state where it fully charged.
  • USB cable supplied with the device.
    Note: Update functionality is not guaranteed with any other USB cable.


File Info

File Name

  • Update_RMLVR1V200.dmg

File Version

  • 2.00

File Size

  • 74.45MB

Release Date

  • 2014-02-27

System Requirements

  • OS X
  • Mac OS


  • When performing the system software update, please use a fully charged the device.
  • Please do not turn off the power during the update; otherwise, the device may become inoperable due to the sudden power shutdown.



  1. Download the file to your computer
    Please save the downloaded file onto the Desktop of your computer (recommended).
  2. Start Firmware Updater
    1. Double click Update_RMLVR1V200.dmg to start up Firmware Updater.
      Do not connect the camera yet at this point.
    2. Update_RMLVR1V200 is expanded.
    3. Double-click the Firmware Updater icon.
    4. To load a kernel extension, the message prompts you to allow the application to make changes. Type the password for the administrative account.
    5. Firmware Updater starts up.

  3. Connect the camera to the computer
    1. Connect the camera to the computer with the supplied USB cable.
      "USB Mode” appears on the LCD monitor of the camera. Please proceed to the next step.
    2. After confirming the above, click Next on Firmware Updater.
      Screen of Computer

      LCD screen of the device

      Note: From this step onwards, never turn off the camera until the firmware upgrade is completed.

  4. Check if the update is required
    1. After confirming the screens on the above steps, click Next.
      The current version and the version after the upgrade appear on the lower left part of the screen.
    2. After confirming Current version is Ver. 1.00, click Next.

      Note: If Current version is Ver. 2.00, the upgrade is not required. According to the message, stop the USB connection and click Finish. Turn off the camera, remove the battery pack, and then turn on the camera again.
  5. Reset the camera
    1. The screen below appears.
    2. Press the REC/ENTER button on the unit to execute.

      Note: The screen turns off when the REC/ENTER button is pressed. Please proceed to the next step.
    3. Click Next on Firmware Updater.

  6. Start the update
    1. After resetting, reconnection of the camera is verified, and the screen below appears.

    2. Click Run to start the upgrade. The progress bar appears while upgrading (approximately 10 minutes).

      Note: Never turn off the camera nor disconnect the USB cable while upgrading.
  7. Complete the update
    When the upgrade is completed, the screen below appears. Click Finish and disconnect the USB cable.

    Note: Turn off the camera, remove the battery pack, and then turn on the camera again.

  8. Check the firmware version
    Follow the instruction to confirm the firmware version is Ver. 2.00.
    1. Press MENU button to select Main Settings, then press REC/ENTER button.
    2. Press Version then press the REC/ENTER button. If the display changes as shown below. then the system software version is Ver.2.00.