Applicable Models

This information is for the following models:
  • VRD-VC30

About this download

This download application will upgrade the System Software to Version: 3.9.59.56

Improvements when updating from 3.9.59.36:

  • Supports new models (2008/Spring) of Sony camcorders.
    (allows to record by One Touch Recording with the new HDD camcorders)
  • Some fixes on functionality.

Improvements when updating from the versions older than 3.9.59.36:

  • Supports new models (2008/Spring) of Sony camcorders.
    (allows to record by One Touch Recording with the new HDD camcorders)
  • Some fixes on functionality.
  • Menu support in French
  • Compatibility improvement with Sony's HDD camcorder
  • Reliability improvements

Available Download:

File name: vrdvc30.svf
File size: 2.39 MB (2,514,276 bytes)
Updated on: 2008/03/10

File Info

File Name

  • System Software Upgrade to Version: 3.9.59.56

File Version

  • 3.9.59.56

File Size

  • 3.54MB

Release Date

  • 2008-03-05

System Requirements

  • Windows 2000
  • Windows XP

Install

Details

System Software Update Instructions

The instruction describes how to update the system software for the DVDirect VRD-VC30.

Note: For updating the system software on the "VRD-VC30", user need to create a system software updater CD using the computer. Please prepare one blank CD-R disc for creating the update CD in advance.

  1. Download the system software update file (vrdvc30.svf). Please note where you have downloaded the folder.

  2. Create the system software update disc by copying file vrdvc30.svf to a CD disc. Below is how you can copy file vrdvc30.svf to a CD by using Windows XP. However, if you have any other CD burning software, it can be used as well. The important thing is to copy file vrdvc30.svf onto a CD disc.

How to Create the System Software Update CD using Windows XP

Record the system software update file downloaded in the previous step onto the root directory of a blank CD-R. For example, on a computer running Windows XP, you can create the system software update CD as follows, using the standard CD creation function in Windows XP (supports CD-R and CD-RW discs):

  1. Insert a blank disc into the computer's CD drive.

  2. Open My Computer, browse for the system software update file that you downloaded, and click Copy this file in the File and Folder Tasks pane.


  3. In the "Copy Items" dialog box that appears, click the CD drive where you inserted the blank disc, and then click Copy.

  4. Click the balloon message that appears in the notification area.


  5. Click Write these files to CD in the CD Writing Tasks pane.


  6. Follow the instructions of the CD creation wizard, and finish writing to the CD.

Steps to Update VRD-VC30

  1. Turn on VRD-VC30. (Make sure to turn on only the DVDirect, without connecting the DVDirect to the computer. )

  2. Insert the system software updater CD into VRD-VC30.

  3. Press the SET UP button. Press the  or  to scroll through the setting items until System Info is displayed.


  4. Press the  or  until [y] is displayed, and then press the  (Select) button.
    * The message display shown as "x.x.xx.xx" indicates the system software version you are updating. 


  5. Once again, press the  or  until [y] is displayed, and then press the  (Select) button.
    After the old firmware is deleted, loading of the new firmware starts. When the firmware is finished loading, the power automatically turns off, and the update is complete.

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