Applicable Models

This information is for the following models:
  • SRS-X77

About this download

This page provides instructions on how to update the firmware for Personal Audio System SRS-X77 to version 1.60.2994.

Benefits of Update:

  • Support Spotify music distribution service.
  • Improve operation stability when playing music files on local network.

This software update also include previous update benefits and improvements:

  • Maintenance for Chromecast built-in will be performed automatically when your network connection is available.
  • Improve operation stability when using a music distribution service via Internet.
  • Added Multi Room function via Google Cast.
  • Improve operation stability.
  • Modify the issue which no display “Update audio system” on the screen of SongPal.
  • Adds support for Spotify music service.
  • Improve the operation of selecting copyright protected contents while playing in DLNA mode.
  • When using Google Cast - Audio for the first time, time taken for sound output is reduced.
  • Other functional improvements.

Applicable firmware

Version 1.60. 2935 or lower

How to Update

There are two methods, please click the link below for instructions.

  1. Network Update
  2. USB Update

IMPORTANT: It is not possible to roll back to previous firmware version once you updated to latest version.

How to check Firmware Version

Note: If the version is displayed as 1.60.2994, you do not need to update the firmware.

  1. Connect the unit to the PC with a LAN cable (not supplied).
    Note: Connect the speaker to a PC directly with the LAN cable. Make sure the NETWORK OFF/ON switch on the rear of the unit is set to ON. If it was set OFF, please changes to ON.
  2. Connect the AC power cord (supplied) to the AC adaptor (supplied). Press the button to turn the power on. Wait until the LINK indicator stops flashing and stays lit in orange.
  3. Sony Network Device Setting is displayed on your PC.
    1) Launch a browser.
    2) Enter the following URL in the address bar: http://169.254.1.1
  4. Select the language from Language Setup, if it is displayed.
  5. The version can be found on the System Software Version in Device Details Menu.

Network Update Instructions
To perform Software Update via internet. Please check the following steps.
Note: You cannot update to the latest software if the set is NOT connected to the internet.

  1. Connect the Personal Audio System to an Internet connection using one of the following methods
    - Wi-Fi
    - Wired
    Note: When the speaker is connected a PC directly with the LAN cable for the version checking, then remove the LAN cable, and reconnect to an Access Point.
  2. When the speaker is turning power on, press buttonto turn it off.
  3. Press the button to turn the power on.
  4. Wait until the LINK indicator stops flashing and stays lit in pink or orange.
    Whenever a software update becomes available, the UPDATE button lights up.
    Note: The UPDATE button doesn't light up when software is the latest.
  5. Tap and hold the UPDATE button until beeps are heard.
    When the latest software update starts, the UPDATE button flashes.

    Note: The speaker cannot be used in normal operation while updating.
  6. The UPDATE button changes the blinking (interval and condition) by the update progress.
  7. The UPDATE button turns off and the speaker switches to standby mode or BLUETOOTH/Network standby mode automatically after updating is completed.
  8. Check the firmware version.


If software update fails during network update, please update the firmware according to the symptoms listed below by using a USB flash drive.

  • Lighted UPDATE button
    The Software update is NOT completed, but the Speaker is in normal condition. To complete the software update, update the software with a USB flash drive by using Method 1 of the update instructions here.
  • If the indicator flashes in red and UPDATE button flashes in orange during the update
    The Software update has FAIL, all operations and functions cannot be used except for the power button. To complete the software update, update the software with a USB flash drive by using Method 2 of the update instructions here.

Notes:

  • Keep the speaker connected to the power supply and internet while updating.
  • DO NOT remove the AC adaptor until completing the update.
  • DO NOT power off the power during the update.
  • Updating firmware normally takes about 3 to 10 minutes. It may take more time depending on your network environment.
  • When unit starts the updating process, the update button will begin to flash 4 times, depending on the progress, number of flashing will be reduced gradually to one flash and unit will switch to standby mode. This indicates the unit has been updated successfully.
  • If the flashing shows differently during the process, please refer to some of the flashing condition as stated above.


Confirm Firmware Update was completed

  1. Connect the unit to the PC with a LAN cable (not supplied).
    Note: Connect the speaker to a PC directly with the LAN cable. Make sure the NETWORK OFF/ON switch on the rear of the unit is set to ON. If it was set OFF, please changes to ON.
  2. Connect the AC power cord (supplied) to the AC adaptor (supplied).
    Press the button to turn the power on.
    Wait until the LINK indicator stops flashing and stays lit in orange.
  3. Sony Network Device Setting is displayed on your PC.
    1) Launch a browser.
    2) Enter the following URL in the address bar: http://169.254.1.1
  4. Select the language from Language Setup, if it is displayed.
  5. The version can be found on the System Software Version in Device Details Menu. If the version is displayed as 1.60.2994, the software upgrade was successful.

File Info

File Name

  • SRSX77V1602994.zip

File Version

  • 1.60.2994

File Size

  • 154.0MB

Release Date

  • 2017-08-31

System Requirements

  • System OS

Download

USB Updating Procedure

Supported Operating Systems

  • Windows 10
  • Windows 8
  • Windows 7 with Service Pack 1 (SP1)
  • Windows Vista with Service Pack 2 (SP2)
  • Mac OS X (10.4) or later
Note:
  • If you are using Windows 8, please use it in desktop mode.
  • Operation is not guaranteed for all PCs installed with a compatible OS.
  • USB flash drive Capacity: larger than 256MB
    Note: Operation is not guaranteed for all USB flash drive.
Preparations for Firmware Update

Before downloading the firmware, please ensure that your computer is running one of the supported operating systems and prepare a USB flash drive.

Install

Details

Download the Update File

  1. Make sure no program other than your Internet browser is running.
  2. Save the file to the Desktop of your computer (recommended).
    Note: This is the dedicated update file for SRS-X77 only. You cannot use this file with other Personal Audio System.
  3. Unzip the Downloaded File.

    Using Windows
    Right-click the downloaded SRSX77V1602994.zip
    Click Extract All.
    Click Extract in the Extract Compressed (Zipped) Folders window that has opened.
    The SRSX77V1602994 folder is now open on your computer's desktop.
    UPDATE files are 4 files of “LUTE03-FW.BIN”、“LUTE03-FW.ID”、“LUTE03-FW_MB.BIN”、“LUTE03-FW_MB.ID”in extracted folder, “UPDATE”.

    Using Mac OS
    Double-click the saved file SRSX77V1602994.zip
    The SRSX77V1602994 folder is created on your desktop.
    UPDATE files are 4 files of “LUTE03-FW.BIN”、“LUTE03-FW.ID”、“LUTE03-FW_MB.BIN”、“LUTE03-FW_MB.ID”in extracted folder, “UPDATE”.

    Note: Depending on your operating system, the file may be automatically unzipped when it is downloaded. You may also not be able to unzip the file using the procedures described above, depending on the operating system that you are using. In latter case, please use a decompression tool.

Prepare USB flash drive
Note: Initialized the USB flash drive by the original manufacturer system.

Copy the update files to the USB flash drive.

  1. Insert the initialized (formatted) the USB flash drive into USB slot on your computer
  2. Copy the UPDATE folder inside it to the USB flash drive. Refer to the below diagram.

USB flash drive Upgrade Instructions (Method 1)

  1. Connect the AC adaptor (supplied) to the DC IN 18 V jack of the speaker.
  2. Plug the AC power cord connected to the AC adaptor into an AC outlet securely.
  3. Set the NETWORK OFF/ON switch on rear side to ON.
  4. Push(Tap) the  (on/standby) button, then turning power on.
  5. Wait for approximately 4 minutes, after which the LINK indictor will then blink slowly.
  6. Tap and hold the AUDIO IN button and Volume-button.
  7. The UPDATE button lights up after beeps are heard.
    Note: If you are connected to the network, the UPDATE button is lit in orange. In this case, please perform Step 6 and check the beep sound. Do note, there is no change in the display.
  8. While UPDATE button lights up, insert the USB flash drive to DC-OUT ONLY (USB) slot on the speaker rear side.
  9. When the latest software update starts, the UPDATE button flashes.
    Note: The speaker is not operational while updating.
  10. The UPDATE button changes the blinking (interval and condition) by the update progress.
  11. The UPDATE button turns off and the speaker switches to standby mode or BLUETOOTH/Network standby mode automatically after updating is completed.
  12. When update has been completed, please check that the version of the speaker that has been updated to 1.60.2994.

USB flash drive Upgrade Instructions (Method 2)
If users experienced POWER indicator flashes in red and UPDATE button flashes in orange

  1. Connect the AC adaptor (supplied) to the DC IN 18 V jack of the speaker.
  2. Plug the AC power cord connected to the AC adaptor into an AC outlet securely.
  3. Set the NETWORK OFF/ON switch on rear side to ON.
  4. When the indicator flashes in red and UPDATE button flashes in orange, then press the POWER button to turn OFF the speaker.
  5. Insert USB flash drive (included update files) into DC-OUT ONLY (USB) port.
  6. Press the button to turn ON the speaker.
    *Please operate from step4 to step6 within 3 minutes.
  7. After a short time, the UPDATE button will start flashing and Software update will start automatically. During the update, the speaker cannot be operated.
  8. Number of flashes of the UPDATE button will change accordingly during the progress of the update.
  9. When updating is completed, the speaker will switch to standby mode or BLUETOOTH/Network standby mode automatically. The UPDATE button will flash 3 times when the speaker is powered on for the first time.
  10. When update has been completed, please check that the version of the speaker that has been updated to 1.60.2994.
Note
  1. Keep the speaker connected to the power supply while updating.
  2. DO NOT remove the AC adaptor until completing the update.
  3. DO NOT power off the power during the update.
  4. Updating normally takes about 10 minutes.