Software/driver information


Firmware upgrade version 3.22 for SA40xx





- Add album feature





Please make sure that your PC is running on

- Windows XP (home or Professional)

- Windows Media Player 10



Do I need the software?


To check the firmware version of your device

·         Press the MENU key

·         Select SETTINGS with the Fast Forward key

·         Enter SETTINGS by pressing the Play key

·         Use the Fast Forward key to select Information

·         Press the Play key to enter information

·         Use the Fast Forward key again to select FW version, press Play to view the firmware version.


If your firmware version is the same as the one on the support site then you have already the latest version in your device.


If your firmware version is 3.04 and you would like to upgrade it to 3.22, please back up your data before proceed the upgrade.

This firmware will automatically format your device if currently you are using firmware version 3.04. 



How to download the software to your PC


Download firmware from the Philips support site.

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 under Product Support

6.       Click your desired language under Firmware upgrade software to download the zip file into a temp file on your PC.

7.       Unzip the file and double click the DM_WEB_xxx.exe file to install the Device manager with the firmware to your PC.

8.       Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation on your PC.



How to upload the software to your device


1.       Switch on the player and connect it to the PC.

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

3.       Click the Update button.

4.       The firmware will be uploaded to the device.

5.       Once the upgrade process is completed, you may safely eject the player and then disconnect it from your PC.



Upgrade History


3.04                                    Initial Release

3.22                  Add album feature