Applicable Models

This information is for the following models:
  • STR-DN1070

About this download

This utility is only for use with the products identified and sold in Asia Pacific. Not all models are sold in all countries.

This utility upgrades the firmware to version M35.R.2135 and provides the following benefits:

  • Support the maintenance for “Spotify Connect”
  • Change default specification setting to enable “Chromecast built-in” playback from Standby Mode.
    Remark:
    • This update will be applied automatically on the unit when network is available due to changes on "Chromecast built-in" service.
    • If previous update was not applied, termination of photo playback will be applied on this update.

This software update also include previous update benefits and improvements:

  • Support Spotify Playback via Chromecast built-in when service is available by Google.
  • Termination of photo playback
  • Improve stability of wired network
  • Added Sound Field selection during Chromecast built-in Playback
  • Update Chromecast built-in for audio to version 1.21
    • Improve Chromecast built-in connectivity.
  • Improve DSD Native feature.
  • Improve bluetooth transmitter (BT TX) connectivity.
  • Improved Graphical User Interface (GUI) Stability.
  • Added Functions for Chromecast built-in for Audio
    • Support Multi Room Function
    • Support Hi-Res Audio Contents
    • Support Mirroring Function.
      (Availability subjected to country by Google Inc.)
  • Added Wireless Surround Function
  • Supports music playback from external USB memory when using Wireless Multi Room
  • Spotify Preset Function
    (Only for regions where Spotify is available)
  • Improve operation stability

Check the Current Firmware Version 

  1. Power on the TV 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 the remote control, then select Setup > System Settings > System Information using  and  on the remote control.
  4. The firmware version currently installed on the AV Receiver will be listed on the TV screen.

    System Information
    Software Version M35.R.2135

    If the last four digits of the version number is 2135 or higher, it is not necessary to install this firmware upgrade.

How To Get the Firmware upgrade

There are two ways to obtain the AV Receiver firmware upgrade:

Update via Internet: 

  • The Update via the Internet operation is straightforward. Sony recommends that you use the Update via the Internet method.
  • You will need to connect the AV Receiver to the Internet source using an Ethernet cable.
  • Please see the Update via Internet Instructions section, for more information.

Update via USB Memory:

Update via Internet Instructions

The Update via the Internet operation is straightforward. It is highly recommended that you use the Update via the Internet method to upgrade the AV Receiver firmware.

Important Notes

  • 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 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 use this upgrade method, it is necessary to have the AV Receiver correctly connected to an active Internet connection.
    Note: If you cannot connect the system to your Internet source, please see the How To Get the Firmware upgrade section above for information about Update via USB Memory options.
  • In order to perform the firmware upgrade, it is necessary to have the system correctly connected to a compatible TV.
  • It is highly recommended that you print out these instructions for use as a reference during the installation process.

Firmware upgrade Instructions
Note: The firmware upgrade process usually takes about 30 to 60 minutes, depending on system configuration and network connection.

  1. Power on the TV and make sure it is tuned to the inputs to which the AV Receiver is connected.
  2. Connect the "LAN (100)" terminal on the system to the Internet source using an Ethernet cable.
  3. Power on the AV Receiver.
  4. After power on, the message A new software version is available. Go to the Setup section of the menu and select System Settings > Software Update to update the software. For details on updates, see the Sony Website. is displayed on the TV.
  5. At the HOME menu, use the arrow keys  and  on the remote control to select Setup > System Settings > Software Update.
  6. Use the arrow keys to select “Update via Internet”.
  7. The message A new software version has been found on the network. Do you want to update the software? is displayed on the TV.
  8. Select "OK" and then press .
  9. The message [Update to a new software version. Never turn off power while performing update. Current version M35.R.xxxx New version M35.R.2135] is displayed on the TV.
  10. Select Start’ and then press to proceed with software update.
  11. The message [When update starts after download is completed, "UPDATING" will be displayed on the display window of the receiver. Update takes up to 60 minutes after download is completed. When update is finished, "COMPLETE" will be displayed on the displays window of the receiver, and the receiver will restart automatically. Do not disconnect the power cord during the update process.] is displayed on the TV.
  12. Select OK and then press . It takes approximately 5 minutes to start updating after the software has been downloaded.
  13. The upgrade starts and UPDATING appears on the front panel display.
  14. The firmware upgrade is complete when COMPLETE appears on the front panel display.
    WARNING!! Do not operate or power off the AV receiver until this message is displayed. Doing so may cause the AV receiver to be unresponsive or require repair.
  15. The AV receiver will automatically restart once the upgrade completes.
  16. Check the current firmware version to confirm that the upgrade has successfully installed.
    Note: If the last four digits of the version number is 2135, the firmware upgrade is successful.

Update via Internet FAQ

  1. The message [Update failed. Connect the USB memory containing the update files or connect to the network to retry. If the update fails again, please contact the customer service center] is displayed on the TV screen. 
    Please perform the following procedure:
    1. Check the following items.
      - The router and all devices connected between the system and the router are switched on.
      - All the cables between the system and the router are correctly connected.
      - Correct type of cable (straight or crossover) between the system and the router is used.
    2. Select OK on the TV display with remote control and then press .
      If you cannot perform the network update, try the Update via USB memory Instructions.
      Please check Download the Firmware and save into USB memory and Update via USB memory Instructions for more information.
      If the issue persists after performing the upgrade, please contact our service centres.
  2. When running Update via Internet, the TV displays the message [Connection status cannot be confirmed. Cannot communicate with the server. Please try again later.] and you cannot perform the firmware upgrade. 
    There may be a problem with the network connection. Verify that the network connection and settings are correct as following
    1. Check the Ethernet cable to make sure it is securely connected to the "LAN (100)" terminal on the unit and to the Internet source.
    2. Check the AV Receiver network settings and confirm that the system has its own IP address.
    Note: If you use a proxy server, enter the IP address of the proxy server you use, instead of the proxy host name, in the "Proxy Server" input field.
    3. Follow the Update via Internet Instructions again.
  3. The power is shut down during the upgrade process.
    Power on the AV Receiver, and then follow the Update via Internet Instructions again.
  4. After the Update via the Internet process has started, the message [Download capacity: xxxxxxKB/xxxxxKB and xx% is display in TV screen] is displayed but the progress bar on the display is not updated.
    Depending on the network circumstances, the Update via the Internet process can take a longer time (up to 60 minutes).
    That is reason the message Download capacity: xxxxxxKB/xxxxxKB and xx% is display in TV screen is displayed and the progress bar on the display is same for a long time.
  5. The update via the Internet has been going for over 60 minutes and has not finished. 
    If the AV Receiver is connected via wireless to the network, please try to connect with a cable to the network and try the procedure again.
    If the problem continues, the network transmission speed may be low. In that case please try the Update via USB memory Instructions.
    Please check Download the Firmware and save into USB memory and Update via USB memory Instructions for more information.
    If the symptom does not improve after re-upgrade, please contact our service centres.
  6. The message [This device is not connected to network. Perform network diagnostics in the connection server setting.] is displayed on TV screen.
    Please check whether the LAN cable is connected to the AV Receiver.
  7. The message [Already Updated] is displayed on the TV.
    The firmware version that currently installed on the AV Receiver is the latest version.

File Info

File Name

  • UPDATE_M35R2135.zip

File Version

  • M35.R.2135

File Size

  • 214.0MB

Release Date

  • 2017-08-03

System Requirements

  • System OS

Install

Details

Download the Firmware and save into USB memory

If you cannot connect the AV Receiver to your Internet source, please use Update via USB Memory method.

Important Notes

  • If you have not done, 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.
  • Recommended operating system for the computer that will download the firmware upgrade:
    Mac OS X, Windows 10, Windows 8 / 8.1, Windows 7 is recommended
  • In order to perform the firmware upgrade, it is necessary to have the system correctly connected to a compatible TV.
  • It is highly recommended that you print out these instructions for use as a reference during the installation process.

Download and save into USB memory Instructions.

  1. Download the UPDATE_M35R2135.zip file to a temporary or download directory (please note this directory for reference).
  2. Go to the directory where the file was downloaded and verify that the size of the UPDATE_M35R2135.zip file is 224,725,724 bytes.
    a. Right-click the UPDATE_M35R2135.zip file, and click "Properties".
    b. On the "UPDATE_M35R2135.zip Properties" screen, verify that the "Size:" listed is "214 MB (224,725,724 bytes)".
    Note: The "Size on disk:" listed may be different. That is normal.
    c. If the file size is different than the "214 MB", please download the UPDATE_M35R2135.zip file again.
  3. Extract the update file from the UPDATE_M35R2135.zip file.
    • For Mac OS X operating system:
      •  Go to the location where the file was downloaded and double-click the UPDATE_M35R2135.zip file.
      • A new folder will be created called UPDATE.
    • For Microsoft Windows Vista, Windows 7,Windows 8 / 8.1 or Windows 10 Operating System:
      • Go to the directory where the file was downloaded and right-click the UPDATE_M35R2135.zip file, and then click Extract All.

        Note: For Windows 8 / 8.1, the default settings for Internet Explorer will save the file in the Downloads folder. To locate the Downloads folder, click the "Desktop" tile from the Start screen and then locate the downloaded file using Windows Explorer.
      • At the "Extract Compressed (Zipped) Folders" window, click Extract.
      • A new folder will be created called UPDATE.
  4. Note: Four files will be extracted: MSB35-FW.BIN, MSB35-FW.ID, MSB35-FW_MB.BIN, and MSB35FW_MB.ID

  5. Connect a compatible USB storage device to your computer.
  6. Transfer the UPDATE folder to the USB storage device:
    • For Mac OS X operating system:
      • Drag and drop UPDATE folder to the root folder of the USB device.
    • For Windows operating system:
      • Go to the directory where the folder was created, and then right-click the UPDATE folder.
      • From the menu, click Send To..., and then click the drive where your USB drive is located.
      • The update folder will be copied onto your USB device.
  7. After copying the UPDATE folder, remove the USB device from your computer.
  8. Please continue to the next section.

Update via USB Memory Instructions

The instructions below are for how to install the firmware upgrade using USB Memory.

Firmware upgrade Instructions
WARNING!! Do not power off the system or disconnect it from the AC power outlet. Doing so may damage the system to the point of requiring repair.
WARNING!! Do not press any buttons, except as instructed, until the upgrade is complete. Doing so may damage the system to the point of requiring repair.
Note: The firmware upgrade process takes a minimum of 60 minutes.

  1. Power on the TV and make sure it is tuned to the inputs to which the AV Receiver is connected.
  2. Power on the AV Receiver
  3. Connect the USB (with latest software) to the USB port.
  4. After connect the USB, use the arrow keys, and  on the remote control to select Setup > System Settings > Software Update > Update via USB Memory.
  5. The message, Update files found in the USB memory. Do you want to update software? Current version M35.R.xxxx New version M35.R.2135 is displayed.t Do not turn off the power or remove the USB memory during the update. is displayed on the TV.
  6. Use the remote control to select OK, and then press .
  7. The message [When update starts, "UPDATING" will be displayed on the display window of the receiver. Update takes up to 60 minutes. When update is finished, "COMPLETE" will be displayed on the displays window of the receiver, and the receiver will restart automatically. Do not disconnect the power cord during the update process.] is displayed on the TV.
  8. Select "OK" and then press .
  9. The upgrade process starts and UPDATING appears on the front panel display.
  10. The firmware upgrade is completed when COMPLETE appears on the front panel display. Then, the system will restart automatically.
    WARNING!! Do not operate or power off the system until this message is displayed. Doing so may result in your system to be unresponsive and require repair.
  11. Check the current firmware version to confirm that the upgrade has successfully installed.
    Note: If the last four digits of the version number is 2135, the firmware upgrade is successful.

Check the Current Firmware Version

  1. Power on the TV 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 the Remote Control, then select Setup > System Settings > System Information using and  on the remote control.
  4. The firmware version currently installed on the AV receiver will be listed on the TV screen

System Information
Software Version M35.R.2135

If the last four digits of the version number is 2135, the firmware upgrade is successful.

Update via USB Memory FAQ

  1. UPDATE and ERROR is displayed on the front panel display. 
    Please perform the following procedure:
    1. Disconnect the AC cord, then plug the AC cord again.
    2. Power on the AV Receiver.
    3. Follow the Update via USB memory Instructions again.
    If the issue persists after performing the upgrade again, please contact our service centres
  2. The power was shut down during the upgrade process. 
    Power on the AV Receiver, and then follow the Update via USB memory Instructions again.
  3. When I double click on the UPDATE_M35R2135.zip upgrade file I downloaded from the upgrade web site cannot be extracted.
    The download may fail. Delete the downloaded file and follow the steps in the Download the Firmware and save into USB memory section.
  4. The firmware upgrade process is still not finished after running for more than 60 minutes.
    Please contact our service centres