Applicable Models

This information is for the following models:
  • STR-DN840

About this download

This firmware upgrade is currently available which provides the following benefits:

  • Fixes Netflix and Dolby Digital Plus issue.

IMPORTANT: This file is only for use with the models identified. Not all models are sold in all countries.

Benefits provided by previous updates:

  • Improved quality of  Center Lift Up parameter backup
  • Improved connectivity quality via DLNA® devices
  • Improved quality of playing of non-compressing FLAC content in USB devices
  • Provides HDMI® 2.0 compatibility for the following 4K/60p signals:
    - 3840x2160p @ 59.94/60Hz (YCbCr 4:2:0 / 8bit only)
    - 3840x2160p @ 50Hz (YCbCr 4:2:0 / 8bit only)
    - 4096x2160p @ 59.94/60Hz (YCbCr 4:2:0 / 8bit only)
    - 4096x2160p @ 50Hz (YCbCr 4:2:0 / 8bit only)

Note: This update is available only by performing a Software Update. The update file is not available to download and install from this page.

Check the Current Firmware Version Go to Table of Contents
The instructions in this page describe the operation of the receiver with the supplied remote control.

  1. Power on the television and make sure it is tuned to the inputs to which the AV receiver is connected.
  2. Power on the AV receiver. 
  3. Press HOME on remote control.
    The home menu is displayed on the TV screen.
  4. Select Settings, then press  ENTER button.
    The Settings menu list appears on the TV screen.
  5. Select System Settings, then press  ENTER button.
  6. Select Network Update, then press  ENTER button.
  7. Select Version, then press  ENTER button.
    The software version appears on the TV screen.
  8. The firmware version currently installed on the AV receiver will be listed on the television screen.
  9. "Software Version s9327.1108.0" - if the version number is 1108 (s9327.1108.0) or higher, you already have the most recent firmware version.

How To Get the Firmware Upgrade
The STR-DN840 AV receiver firmware can only be upgraded by performing a Network Update.

  • To perform the upgrade you will need to connect the AV receiver to your Internet source using an Ethernet cable.
  • Please see the Firmware Upgrade Instructions section below.

File Info

Release Date

  • 2014-08-18

System Requirements

  • System OS

Download

  • The STR-DN840 AV receiver firmware can only be upgraded by performing a Network Update.

    • If you have not done so already, please check the current firmware version to determine if this firmware upgrade is needed for your AV receiver.
    • WARNING!! Please follow the upgrade instructions carefully. Failure to follow the instructions may interrupt the upgrade process and may cause the AV receiver to be unresponsive or to require repair. 
    • WARNING!! Do not power off the AV receiver or disconnect it from the AC power outlet. Loss of power during the installation of the firmware upgrade may cause the AV receiver to be unresponsive or to require repair. 
    • In order to perform the network upgrade it is necessary to have the receiver correctly connected to an active Internet connection. 
    • In order to perform the firmware upgrade, it is necessary to have the receiver correctly connected to a compatible television. 
    • It is highly recommended that you print out these instructions for use as a reference during the installation process.

    Firmware Upgrade Instructions

    WARNING!! Please follow the upgrade instructions carefully. Failure to follow the instructions may interrupt the upgrade process and may cause the AV receiver to be unresponsive or to require repair.

    Note: The firmware upgrade process usually takes about 40 minutes, depending on system configuration and network connection.

    1. Power on the television and make sure it is tuned to the inputs to which the AV receiver is connected. 
    2. Connect the LAN port on the receiver to your Internet source using an Ethernet cable. 
    3. Power on the AV receiver. 
    4. On the AV receiver remote control, press the HOME button, and then wait until the home menu is displayed on the television before proceeding. 
    5. Select Settings, then press  ENTER button.The Settings menu list appears on the TV screen. 
    6. Select System Settings, then press  ENTER button. 
    7. Select Network Update, then press  ENTER button.
    8. Select Update, then press  ENTER button.The receiver starts checking the available software update.
    9. When “A new version of software is found” appears on the TV screen, select Update now, then press ENTER button. 
    10. Select Agree, then press  ENTER button.
    11. “COMPLETE” appears on the display panel after the software update is finished. After the upgrade is completed, the AV Receiver will automatically restart. 
    12. Check the current firmware version to confirm that the upgrade has successfully installed.
      Note: If the version number is 1108 (s9327.1108.0), the firmware upgrade was successful.