New Sony PMW-500 Firmware – V1.11

Sony PMW-500 V1.11 Firmware (August 2011)

New features & Functionality

  • Card Slot A or B selection by Assignable Switch
  • R/G/B Gamma setting in Service Menu
  • Improvement of instant Record Start/Stop operation
  • Improvement of Signal-to-Noise ratio on Blue channel (similar to PDW-700)
  • Bug fix:  “Media Error” may occur when alternating between Play and Record in Pool Feed Operation (requires CBK-HD02 option)
  • Bug fix:  Timecode may duplicate a frame when disconnecting Timecode Input cable during recording

Don’t delay and book your PMW-500 in today for the update – please contact Broadcast Support at CVP on 0208 380 7400 or email us at

* Sony XDCAM firmware and software applications are provided free of charge, however a CVP labour charge may be applicable.