Skip to main body

SONY Sony Corporation Global Headquarters

Digital Photo Printer for Professional Software Distribution Service

Read me

For Windows Driver & Utility Software Downloadmore

They are self-extracting files.
Please download and decompress it first, then install it.
After decompression, please read the Readme and installation guide included in exe.file for further information.

For Windows Firmware Upgrade Module Downloadmore

They are self-extracting files.
Firmware upgrade is started automatically after decompressing the file.

For Macintosh Software Downloadmore

They are compressed archive files encoded to BinHex.
You need a freeware utility such as the "Stufflt Expander" which supports BinHex decoding function.
After decompression, please read the Readme and installation guide included in exe.file for further information.

SOFTWARE LICENSE AGREEMENT

Software License Agreement

Please read this Software License Agreement ("Agreement") carefully before downloading, installing or using the software.
By downloading, installing or using the software, you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions of the Agreement.

Windows Software DownloadMacintosh Version

Notes and procedure for driver software downloadmore

*If you use Windows Vista, please refer to this FAQ.

For specifying an extract folder of a compressed file

  1. 1. Double click the downloaded compressed file, then the dialog "WinZipSelf-Extractor" comes up.
  2. 2. Specify the destination of the decompressed files on "Unzip To Folder."
  3. 3. Click "Unzip" to decompress the downloaded file.
  4. ex.) If the destination is C:\Temp, Temp folder on the C drive is made, and the decompressed files are stored in it.
Notes and procedure for firmware upgrade module downloadmore

How to Version Up

[Version Upgrade Procedure]

  1. (1) Connect the printer and the PC with USB connector.
  2. (2) Turn ON the printer.
  3. (3) Double-click the version upgrade file on your PC.
  4. (4) After the file is extracted, accept the license agreement in the next window.
  5. (5) Firmware upgrade starts automatically.

Note: Do not turn off the printer during LED is flashing...Don't Turn Off!!"

Notes and procedure for utility software downloadmore

For specifying an extract folder of a compressed file

* 1. Double click the downloaded compressed file, then the dialog "WinZipSelf-Extractor" comes up.
* 2. Specify the destination of the decompressed files on "Unzip To Folder."
* 3. Click "Unzip" to decompress the downloaded file.

Using the software

Double-click the decompressed executable file "SonyCxUtility".
For information about how to use the utility software "Sony UP-CX Series Utility", please refer to the Readme.

Please Note:

- Your UP-CX1 printer firmware has to be version 1.31 or higher in order to run the utility software.
If your current firmware version is below 1.31, please upgrade the firmware.

The version of your firmware can be found at the Properties on the printer driver.
For detailed instructions, refer to the driver setup guide.

Software Support OS Version Updated Items Size Date Download
Printer Driver Windows7 32bit/64bit Ver.1.31 - 7.30MB Apr. 28, 2010 Download
Windows XP /Vista /Vista 64 bit Ver.1.31 *W-1 12.2MB May. 29, 2009 Download
Windows2000 Ver.1.00 - 5.50MB Aug. 31, 2006 Download
Firmware
upgrade module
Windows 2000/XP/Vista/7 Ver. 1.31 *W-2 928KB Aug. 02, 2010 Download
Normal firmware
(details)
916KB Aug. 02, 2010 Download
White Enhanced Firmware
(details)
Utility software Windows XP/Vista/7 Ver. 1.00 *W-3 440KB Aug. 02, 2010 Download

Macintosh Software DownloadWindows Version

Software Support OS Version Updated Items Size Date Download
Printer Driver Mac OS 10.3, 10.4, 10.5, 10.6 Ver.1.00 *M-1 14.3MB Aug. 31, 2006 Download

Updated Items

*W-1
Printer driver Ver.1.31 is modified from Ver.1.30 as follows.

The following minor bugs are fixed.
- "Matte" is not appeared in the selection on the driver when the OS is Chinese or Korean.
- Paper size is not appeared in the selection on the driver when the OS is Vista Korean version.

Printer Driver Windows XP /Vista /Vista 64 bit (Ver.1.30)

ProMatte print became available.
(The firmware greater than version 1.10 is required.)

back to list

*W-2
Firmware upgrade module Ver.1.31 is modified from Ver.1.30 as follows.

Support adjusting the print position.
To utilize this feature, the utility software is needed.

back to list

*W-3
Utility softoware for Windows XP/Vista/7

Ver.1.00

New Release
This software allows printer owner to adjust horizontal print position when image is not properly centered on the paper with the use of Windows PC.
The firmware version of the UP-CX1 has to be Ver.1.31 or higher.

back to list

*M-1
Printer Driver Mac OS 10.3, 10.4, 10.5 (Ver.1.00)

New Release(This driver works on Mac OS 10.3, 10.4, 10.5.)

back to list

Return to top of page