Applicable Models

This information is for the following models:
  • HDR-AS50R

About this download

Thank you for your continued interest in Sony products. Sony is offering a System Software update for Live-View Remote RM-LVR3.

Applicable model name of the product
Live-View Remote RM-LVR3 (Supplied with HDR-AS50R).

Applicable System Software version of the units
This update is only applicable for product with the System Software version "Ver1.00".

Contents of update

  • Mirror Mode features have been added to Remote control settings.

Instruction Manual of this system software update:

File Info

File Name

  • Update_RMLVR3V200.dmg

File Version

  • 2.00

File Size

  • 113.0MB

Release Date

  • 2016-06-21

System Requirements

  • OS X
  • macOS Sierra


System requirements for a computer

Supported OS
Mac OS X v.10.10–10.11 / macOS 10.12-10.13*

For macOS 10.13, please ensure the "DriverLoader_1013" has been installed before update your software.

Other system requirements
- Hard disk space: 200MB or more
- RAM: 512MB or more

- Please close all other application software before updating the System Software.
- Please do not choose "about This System Software Updater" from System Software Updater Menu especially while updating because it is reported that it may crash this updater software.

Other items

  • Power source for the device.
    The device which carried out full charge.

    Note: The update can be performed only when the remaining battery level is (four marks) or more. We recommend that you use it in the state where it fully charged.
  • Cradle and USB cable supplied with the device
    Note: Update functionality is not guaranteed with any other USB cable.

Important Notes:

  • Ensure the computer is not in Sleep / Hibernation mode.
  • When performing the System Software update, please use a fully charged the device.
  • Please do not turn off the power during the update; otherwise, the device may become inoperable due to the sudden power shutdown.




  1. Download the update file
    Click on the file Update_RMLVR3V200.dmg to begin download. Please save the downloaded file onto the Desktop of your computer (recommended).

  2. Start up System Software Updater
    1. Double-click the downloaded file Update_RMLVR3V200.dmg.
      Do not connect the camera yet at this point.
    2. Double-click the Update_RMLVR3V200.dmg Folder which appears on the Desktop.
    3. Double-click the System Software Updater icon.
    4. To load a kernel extension, the message prompts you to allow the application to make changes. Type the password for the administrative account.
    5. System Software Updater starts up.

  3. Connect the device to the computer
    1. Connect the device to the computer with the supplied Cradle and USB cable.

      "USB Mode"appears on the LCD monitor of the device.

      If the computer cannot find the device, the message "Could not find the device for this update." appears on the computer display. Try the following if this happens.
      - Disconnect the USB cable and connect it again.
      - If the computer has multiple USB terminals, try with the other terminals.

    2. After confirming the above, click Next on System Software Updater.
      - Screen of Computer

      - LCD screen of the device

      Note: From now on, never turn off the device until the system software update is completed.

  4. Check if the update is required
    1. The current version and the version after the update appear on the lower left part of the screen.
    2. After confirming Current version is Ver.1.00, click Next.

      Note: If Current version is Ver.2.00, the upgrade is not required. According to the message, stop the USB connection and click Finish.

  5. The device automatically resets
    The screen below appears.

  6. Start the update
    After automatically resetting, the screen below appears and the update starts. The progress bar appears while updating (approximately 8 minutes).

    Note: Never turn off the device nor disconnect the USB cable while updating.

  7. Complete the update
    When the update is completed, the device will automatically restart. Make sure the device is turned on and wait until the LCD screen appears again. Click Finish when the LCD screen appears and disconnect the USB cable.

  8. Check the System Software version
    Follow the instruction to confirm the System Software version is Ver.2.00.

    1. Press the Menu button to select Remote control setting, then press the REC/ENTER button.
    2. Please select Ver. then press the REC/ENTER button.
      The system software version is displayed.