Applicable Models

This information is for the following models:
  • RSX-GS9

About this download

This page provides instructions on how to update the firmware for RSX-GS9 to version 12.

Benefits of Update:

Added function:

  • Display song title from USB1 and USB2.
  • Display caller name when calling via bluetooth hands free.
  • Adjust brightness settings
  • Native DSD 11.2MHz/1bit playback with Walkman (*) via USB-DAC
    *For native DSD 11.2MHz/1bit playback, a suitable walkman is needed and may not be available in your country or region.
  • Compatible with Sony | Music Center app
  • Toggle AUTO or OFF launch setting in menu of “Sony | Music Center” app

Previous Benefits and Improvements:

  • Added function: DSD5.6MHz/1bit content is now playable on USB1 and USB2 ports.
  • Resolve the symptom of low and high pass filter setting doesn’t retain previous settings when the car engine is turned on.
  • Resolve the symptom where the time alignment display does not remain when the car engine is turned on.

Applicable Models

RSX-GS9

How to confirm the Model and the Firmware version

Please confirm the Model and the Firmware version from the steps below.

  1. Turn the main unit ON.
  2. Press and hold SRC button for 1 second on the main unit to turn the source off and display the clock.
  3. Press MENU button on remote control for more than 2 seconds.
  4. Push ↑ or ↓ buttons on remote control to display GENERAL and press ENTER button on remote control.
  5. Push ↑ or ↓ buttons on remote control to display Firmware and press ENTER button on
    remote control
  6. Push ↑ or ↓ buttons on remote control to display Version and press ENTER button on
    remote control
  7. If the version is displayed as 12, you do not need to update the firmware.

File Info

File Name

  • RSXGS9_v12.zip

File Version

  • 12

File Size

  • 72.1MB

Release Date

  • 2017-04-26

System Requirements

  • System OS

Install

Details

How to update the firmware:

  1. Preparation:
    How to store the updater file into an USB memory
    • Connect the USB memory to your PC and format the USB memory with the format type, FAT16, FAT32 or ex-FAT file system.
    • Connect your PC to the internet.
    • Download the compress zip file into your PC.
    • Uncompress the zip file RSXGS9_v12.zip
    • Copy the UPDATE folder to the root folder of the USB memory which is connected to your PC.
    • Disconnect the USB memory from your PC.
  2. Updating the firmware of the main unit with the USB Memory
    Note:
    • USB update function only works on USB1 on front panel.
    • Please make sure to follow all steps as below.
    • Update procedure (in the car) takes approx. 5 minutes to update.
    • Park the car at the safe place and start the engine to avoid the voltage drop of the power line.
    • Please don’t disconnect battery power line and the ignition power line (accessory power) during update firmware, as it may cause malfunction.
  3. Turn the main unit ON and please wait 30 seconds for unit comes back from standby mode       completely.
  4. Press and hold SRC button (SRC is printed on the button) for 1 second on the main unit to turn the source off and display the clock.
  5. Press MENU button on remote control for more than 2 seconds
  6. Push ↑ or ↓ buttons on remote control to display GENERAL and press ENTER button on remote control.
  7. Push ↑ or ↓ buttons on remote control to display Firmware and press ENTER button on remote control
  8. Push ↑ or ↓ buttons on remote control to display Update and press ENTER button on remote control
  9. Push ↑ or ↓ buttons on remote control to display YES and press ENTER button on remote control
  10. When display says Insert USB , please insert USB memory including update firmware to USB1.
  11. Update should finish in approximately 5 minutes and when the Update is normally finished, the unit restart automatically from source OFF state (Clock is displayed.)
  12. Confirm that the firmware version is updated by referring to How to confirm the firmware version on the main unit.
  13. When 12 is displayed for the version number, updating of the firmware is completed.