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Recommended USB storage devices that can be used for the Blu-ray player software update.

    Recommended USB Storage Devices
     
    Here is list of recommended USB storage devices that can be used for the Blu-ray player software update
    IMPORTANT: Blu-ray player only support FAT32 and NTFS file system,  if the USB devices is in other than FAT32 or NTFS file system please reformat it to the FAT32 or NTFS file system BEFORE you copy the update file to it. Go to the instructions to format the device to FAT32 or NTFS .

    Manufacturer

    Model

    Device

    Size

    Sony

    USM-1GL

    Micro Vault Storage Media

    1 GB

    Sony

    USM-4GL

    Micro Vault Storage Media

    4 GB

    Sony

    USM-4GN

    Micro Vault Storage Media

    4 GB

    Sony

    USM-4GM

    Micro Vault Storage Media

    4 GB

    Sony

    USM-4GS

    Micro Vault Storage Media

    4 GB

    Sony

    USM-4GV

    Micro Vault Storage Media

    4 GB

    Sony

    USM-8GL

    Micro Vault Storage Media

    8 GB

    Sony

    USM-8GN

    Micro Vault Storage Media

    8 GB

    Sony

    USM-8GR

    Micro Vault Storage Media

    8 GB

    Sony

    USM-8GT

    Micro Vault Storage Media

    8 GB

    Sony

    USM-8GQ

    Micro Vault Storage Media

    8 GB

    Sony

    USM-16GLX

    Micro Vault Storage Media

    16 GB

    Sony

    USM-16GS

    Micro Vault Storage Media

    16 GB

    Sony

    USM-16GR

    Micro Vault Storage Media

    16 GB

    Sony

    USM-16GU

    Micro Vault Storage Media

    16 GB

    Sony

    USM-32GLX

    Micro Vault Storage Media

    32 GB

    Sony

    USM-32GN

    Micro Vault Storage Media

    32 GB

    Sony

    USM-32GR

    Micro Vault Storage Media

    32 GB

    Sony

    USM-32GQ

    Micro Vault Storage Media

    32 GB

    Sony

    USM-64GLX

    Micro Vault Storage Media

    64 GB

    Sony

    USM-64GP

    Micro Vault Storage Media

    64 GB

    Sony

    UMS-64GQ

    Micro Vault Storage Media

    64 GB

    Note: All models are not available in all regions.

    How to Format the USB device to FAT32 or NTFS


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    In order to use the USB storage device for this update, it is recommended to reformat it to either FAT32 or NTFS File System.
    WARNING: Formatting the USB device will delete all content on the device.
    Follow these steps to reformat the USB Device for FAT32 (or NTFS).
    Note: These steps may vary by operating system.

    • For Windows operating system:
    • Connect the USB storage device to the computer.
    • Click Start and then click "My Computer."
    • In the "My Computer" window, right-click on the drive icon in which the USB device appears.
    • From the menu, click "Format...."
    • In the "FORMAT device name (drive letter)" window, under "File system," click the drop-down arrow and select FAT32 (or NTFS) and then click the Start button.
    • At the "WARNING..." message, click "OK" to continue.
      IMPORTANT: Formatting the USB storage device will delete all content on the device.
    • At the "Format Complete" message, click "OK".
    • Click the Close button to close the "FORMAT device name (drive letter)" window.
    • Click the X in the top-right to close the "My Computer" window.

    • For Mac OS (OS X can format FAT32 (MSDOS) only) :
    • Connect the USB storage device to the computer.
    • Open Disk Utility.
    • Click to select the USB storage device in the left panel.
    • Click to change to the Erase tab.
    • In the "Volume Format:" selection box, click "MS-DOS (FAT)".
    • Click "Erase" button.
    • At the confirmation dialog, click the "Erase" button.
    • Close the Disk Utility window.