Sony WM1A/WM1Z custom firmware



On this page you can find custom firmware for the Sony WM1A/WM1Z Walkman players.


Midnight - a combination of sound characteristics of the WM1Z and DMP-Z1 players
Dawn - aiming to bring characteristics of the DMP-Z1 player to your WM1Z


For WM1Z:




For WM1A:



You can find previous StockRevert packages for WM1A/Z custom firmware, here.



34 comments:

  1. Nice, can install after work - 17 maps in CorelDraw waiting to be done :)

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  2. Brother, thank you for sharing :D

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  3. Awesome work! Great job and truly appreciate your efforts and dedication Mr. Walkman!

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  4. Wietjunk here, keep strong...

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  5. when can download FE+
    THANKS

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  6. No issue to install DMP-WM1 FEv2 but DMP-WM1 FEv2 Ext. Tuning isn't an .exe (it's a compressed folder). Thanks!

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    1. Ah, will modify the instructions text, thanks.

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    2. In any case, it's supposed to be just a compressed folder, to stop false virus detection.

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  7. Thank you for the mod and Microsoft Defender removed the false detection from today by request !

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    1. I also sent them a sample and they confirmed that there is no virus and asked me to update Defender in a certain way. However, that didn't help even today, after several months after their answer.

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  8. Where do you install programs too

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    1. I am sorry, but I do not understand this question.

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    2. for your guide.. credit to nbba fb group.. https://www.facebook.com/notes/nbba-no-bs-budget-audiophile/sony-nw-axx-mrwalkman-j-region-firmware-guide-for-nbba/1357486074627941/

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  9. Thank you very much for your work and sharing with the public. I bought a used WM1Z for less than half the money. It was used for 41 hours. I use Meze99 Classics and Sennheiser HD 800. Which software do you recommend to install, among other things? The region I have AEP, UK on the sticker. The volume is unrestricted. 3.02. Thank you for your response.

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  10. No chance of a firmware for Walkman A-20 series devices?

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    1. Some modifications could be done to the A20 firmware, but I don't own the device and I'm not really interested in getting one and working on this.

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  11. Dear Mr Walkman :
    I have a question regarding DSEE AI available in your custom upgrade Firmware :
    Is the function of DSEE AI same as that of DSEE ULTIMATE (found in New Android Walkman NW-ZX-507 & Xperia 1 mark 3. More specifically Does DSEE AI uses Artificial intelligence to optimally upscale compressed & CD Quality music files to a max high resolution quality of 192Khz/32 bit which is the function of the new DSEE ULTIMATE.?
    Thanks
    Regards
    Arijit.

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  12. How can I notice a difference between Dawn and Midnight software, if reading both characteristics, the two of them are almost the same?
    What do you mean with neutral and warmer headphones?

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  13. it works ,thank you very much

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  14. wow thanks master.. i will try.

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  15. Thanks for all the hard work. Do you plan to release Dawn v2 for WM1A? Also where can I find the old versions of all your firmwares?

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    1. Older firmware is basically obsolete. At least with Dawn/Midnight you can have the previous Project Z/FEv2 tuning.

      A Dawn v2 update is in the works.

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  16. - Midnight v2 (August 27th)

    - Dawn v2 (August 27th)


    are these 2 for 1z only ? any chance of getting the 1a too ?

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  17. i'm sorry. Can you please help me to install new firmware from my old DMP-WM1_FE firmware. i can't install StockRevert_Ext_Tuning
    it's can't see my player.

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    1. As per the WM1-FE's instructions, you need to apply the FE's StockRevert package first. You can confirm it was applied by checking the Unit Information menu.

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