Software/driver information


Firmware upgrade version OP-A-M-F-8_14 for SA1345/02, SA1345/55, SA1345/85, SA1345/93, SA1345/97, SA1355/02, SA1355/37, SA1355/55, SA1355/58, SA1355/85, SA1355/93 & SA1355/97

This upgrade includes: The firmware files (version 8.14)




íP         This firmware can support Vista and Russian 





Please make sure that your PC is running on

íP         Windows Me, 2000, XP, Vista



Do I need the software?


To check the firmware version of your device

íP         At the play mode, press the MENU key

íP         Scroll down to General settings

íP         Enter Settings by pressing the > key

íP         Scroll down to Information

íP         Enter Information by pressing the > key

íP         Select FW version and then press the > key

íP         You will see the FW Version



How to download the software to your PC


The firmware may be downloaded in 2 ways


Method 1

Install Philips Firmware Manager from the supplied CD ROM and follow the steps described under the HOW TO UPLOAD THE SOFTWARE TO YOUR DEVICE section.


Method 2

Download the latest firmware from the Philips support site of the url by following the procedure below.

1.       Launch the Internet Explorer

2.       Enter the Philips support site at url

3.       Select your resided country & language

4.       Enter the model number

5.       Click on Software & drivers under Product Support

6.       Double click your desired language under Firmware software upgrade to download the exe file to your PC.

7.       Download the file in a temp directory on your PC.

8.       Run the exe file to start the installation.

9.       Follow the screen instructions to upgrade directly your GoGear with the latest firmware.



How to upload the software to your device


1.       First make sure that you have your PC connected to the internet, as the firmware manager will download the firmware from the firmware server, it is necessary that you have the PC online during the entire the process.

2.       Run the application on your PC at Start->Programs->Philips ->Firmware Manger.

3.       Connect the GoGear player to the PC. Switch on the player.

4.       Firmware Manager will start the downloading of the firmware and be able to start the upgrade process after the player is detected in normal mode.

5.       Click the START button,

6.       The upgrade process will continue to download firmware.

7.       Once the upgrade process is completed, click FINISH to close the application.

8.       You may now disconnect the GoGear Player from your computer.


Upgrade History


OP-A-M-F-8_5          Initial Version
OP-A-M-F-8_8          Resolve the issue of auto switch off when connecting to the computer after performed FM recording
OP-A-M-F-8_12        Support Chinese, Korean and Japanese Language
OP-A-M-F-8_14        Support Vista and Russian