Applicable Models

This information is for the following models:
  • HDR-AS50R

About this download

Thank you for your continued interest in Sony products. Sony is offering a System Software update for Live-View Remote RM-LVR3.

Applicable model name of the product
Live-View Remote RM-LVR3 (Supplied with HDR-AS50R).

Applicable System Software version of the units
This update is only applicable for product with the System Software version "Ver1.00".

Contents of update

  • Mirror Mode features have been added to Remote control settings.

Instruction Manual of this System Software Update:

File Info

File Name

  • Update_RMLVR3V200.exe

File Version

  • 2.00

File Size

  • 98.4MB

Release Date

  • 2016-06-21

System Requirements

  • Windows 10
  • Windows 7
  • Windows 8 32bit
  • Windows 8 64bit


System requirements for a computer

Supported OS
- Windows 10
- Windows 8.1
- Windows 7 SP1

Other system requirements
- 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 device.The device which carried out full charge.
    Note: The update can be performed only when the remaining battery level is (four marks) or more. We recommend that you use it in the state where it fully charged.
  • Cradle and USB cable supplied with the device
    Note: Update functionality is not guaranteed with any other USB cable.

Important Notes:

  • 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.
  • Ensure the computer is not in Sleep / Hibernation mode.



  1. Download the update file
    Click on the files Update_RMLVR3V200.exe to begin download. Please save the downloaded file onto the Desktop of your computer (recommended).
    Windows 8.1/10 users;
    Under the initial settings of Internet Explorer, the update file will be saved in the Downloads folder. Click the Desktop tile from the Start screen and find the downloaded file in the Downloads folder by using Explorer.
  2. Start up System Software Updater
    1. Close all currently running programs on your computer.
    2. Double-click the downloaded file Update_RMLVR3V200.exe.
    3. System Software Updater starts up.
  3. Connect the device to the computer
    1. Connect the device to the computer with the supplied Cradle and USB cable.

      "USB Mode" appears on the LCD monitor of the device.

      If the computer cannot find the device, the message "Could not find the device for this update." appears on the computer display. Try the following if this happens.
      - Disconnect the USB cable and connect it again.
      - If the computer has multiple USB terminals, try with the other terminals.
    2. At this time, confirm is displayed on the task tray at the lower right corner of the computer screen.
    3. After confirming the above, click Next on System Software Updater.

      Screen of Computer

      LCD screen of the device

      Note: From now on, never turn off the device until the system software update is completed.
  4. Check if the updating 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.
      Upgrade is required

      If the screen below appears, the upgrade is not required. According to the message, stop the USB connection and click Finish.
    2. After confirming Current version is Ver. 1.00, click Next.
  5. The device automatically resets
    The following screen appears.

    Note: Please keep the USB cable connected even after stopping the USB connection on the computer with the above operation.
  6. Start the update
    After automatically resetting, the following screen appears and the update starts. The progress bar appears while updating (approximately 10 minutes).

    Note: Never turn off the device nor disconnect the USB cable while updating.
  7. Complete the update
    When the update is completed, the device will automatically restart. Make sure the device is turned on and wait until the LCD screen appears again. Click Finish when the following screen appears and disconnect the USB cable.
  8. Check the System Software version
    Follow the instruction to confirm the System Software version is Ver.2.00.
    1. Press the MENU button to select Remote control setting , then press the REC/ENTER button.
    2. Please select Ver. then press the REC/ENTER button. The system software version is displayed.