Compatible USB Storage Devices

    Here is list of recommended USB storage devices that can be used for the TV system software update.

    IMPORTANT: The USB storage device must be reformatted to the FAT32 file system BEFORE you copy the update file to it. Go to the instructions to reformat the device to FAT32.


    Manufacturer Model Device Size
    Sony USM-256H Micro Vault® Tiny USB Flash Drive 256 MB
    Sony USM-512H Micro Vault® Tiny USB Flash Drive 512 MB
    Sony USM-1GH Micro Vault® Tiny USB Flash Drive 1 GB
    Sony USM-1GHX Micro Vault® Tiny USB Flash Drive 1 GB
    Sony USM-1GJ Micro Vault® Classic USB Flash Drive 1 GB
    Sony USM-1GL Micro Vault® Click USB Flash Drive 1 GB
    Sony USM-1GLX Micro Vault® Click USB Flash Drive 1 GB
    Sony USM-2GH Micro Vault® Tiny USB Flash Drive 2 GB
    Sony USM-2GHX Micro Vault® Tiny USB Flash Drive 2 GB
    Sony USM-2GJ Micro Vault® Classic USB Flash Drive 2 GB
    Sony USM-2GL Micro Vault® Click USB Flash Drive 2 GB
    Sony USM-2GLX Micro Vault® Click USB Flash Drive 2 GB
    Sony USM-4GH Micro Vault® Tiny USB Flash Drive 4 GB
    Sony USM-4GJ Micro Vault® Classic USB Flash Drive 4 GB
    Sony USM-4GL Micro Vault® Click USB Flash Drive 4 GB
    Sony USM-4GLX Micro Vault® Click USB Flash Drive 4 GB
    Sony USM-4GN Micro Vault® USB Flash Drive 4 GB
    Sony USM-8GH Micro Vault® Tiny USB Flash Drive 8 GB
    Sony USM-8GJ Micro Vault® Classic USB Flash Drive 8 GB
    Sony USM-8GL Micro Vault® Click USB Flash Drive 8 GB
    Sony USM-8GLX Micro Vault® Click USB Flash Drive 8 GB
    Sony USM-8GN Micro Vault® USB Flash Drive 8 GB
    Sony USM-16GL Micro Vault® Click USB Flash Drive 16 GB
    Sony USM-16GLX Micro Vault® Click USB Flash Drive 16 GB
    Sony USM-16GN Micro Vault® USB Flash Drive 16 GB
    Sony USM-32GLX Micro Vault® Click USB Flash Drive 32 GB
    Sony USM-32GN Micro Vault® USB Flash Drive 32 GB

    Note: All models are not available in all regions.



    In order to use the USB storage device for this update, it must be reformatted to the FAT32 File System.

    WARNING: Formatting the USB device will delete all content on the device.

    Follow these steps to reformat the USB Device for FAT32.
    Note: These steps may vary by operating system.

    • For Windows operating system:
      1. Connect the USB storage device to the computer.
      2. Click Start and then click "My Computer."
      3. In the "My Computer" window, right-click on the drive icon in which the USB device appears.
      4. From the menu, click "Format...."
      5. In the "FORMAT device name (drive letter)" window, under "File system," click the drop-down arrow and select FAT32 and then click the Start button.
      6. At the "WARNING..." message, click "OK" to continue.
        IMPORTANT: Formatting the USB storage device will delete all content on the device.
      7. At the "Format Complete" message, click "OK".
      8. Click the Close button to close the "FORMAT device name (drive letter)" window.
      9. Click the X in the top-right to close the "My Computer" window.
    • For Mac OS:
      1. Connect the USB storage device to the computer.
      2. Open Disk Utility.
      3. Click to select the USB storage device in the left panel.
      4. Click to change to the Erase tab.
      5. In the "Volume Format:" selection box, click "MS-DOS File System".
      6. Click "Erase" button.
      7. At the confirmation dialog, click the "Erase" button.
      8. Close the Disk Utility window.