Sony Walkman custom firmware (non-Android)
Nov 13, 2021 at 2:41 PM Post #6,317 of 7,154

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hi i'm on firmware one and i would like to go back to stock firmware. Can someone help me? Thank you
## Reverting to the stock firmware

1. Connect the player to your computer with the USB cable, and enable the Mass Storage mode
on your player;
2. Run the "1_StockRevert_Walkman_One_WM1.exe" installer from the StockRevert folder;

- The device should restart into the update mode, and the update bar on the player's screen
should fill up to the end.
- To confirm that the StockRevert package ran successully, you can check the Unit Information
menu on your player - you should no longer see "Firmware mod by MrWalkman".
- If you still had the "CFW" folder in the internal storage before running the StockRevert
package, along with the "boot_log.txt" file in it, you will see additional info related to the
reverting process in the log file.
- After successfully running the StockRevert package, you can delete or keep the "CFW" folder,
it's your choice.

3. Run the "2_NW-WM1_V3.02.exe" installer located in the same "StockRevert" folder;

- If the StockRevert package was successfully applied at step 2, then the player should again
restart into the update mode, and the update bar on the player's screen should fill up to the end.

# If everything worked out as instructed above, you're now on the stock firmware. You can install
another custom firmware, or any other official firmware updates.
 
Nov 17, 2021 at 10:39 AM Post #6,323 of 7,154

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has anyone else had this happen; used balanced on my player today, and now its stuck in balanced mode? No matter how many times I insert a 3.5mm device or restart the player...Still balanced
Hmm. Never happened to me. Maybe the 4.4mm port is shorted or something but sounds like a software glitch.. If restarting doesn’t work, you could try a reset and see if it helps?
 
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Yup hard reset same issue. Guess its faulty...

That sensor disables the 3.5 port and enables the 4.4 one, so inserting a jack into the 3.5 port will do nothing, unfortunately.
 
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That at least is a problem I’ll never have since my 1Z only has a 4.4 port
 
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I'm sure this is posted somewhere... I see references to this, but I went back several pages and didn't find anything concrete.

Has anyone published a set of "subjective impressions" for each setting? I.e. X Region is more V-shaped, Y setting brings out mids, Q setting flattens out bass response...?

I'm currently using "WM1Z, with the MX3 region, Plus v2, and different DAC init" suggested by MrWalkman on his NW-A50 download site (in response to a user question) but I'm finding it a bit too V shaped for my taste, especially in the boosted bass. Thanks in advance!
 
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I'm sure this is posted somewhere... I see references to this, but I went back several pages and didn't find anything concrete.

Has anyone published a set of "subjective impressions" for each setting? I.e. X Region is more V-shaped, Y setting brings out mids, Q setting flattens out bass response...?

I'm currently using "WM1Z, with the MX3 region, Plus v2, and different DAC init" suggested by MrWalkman on his NW-A50 download site (in response to a user question) but I'm finding it a bit too V shaped for my taste, especially in the boosted bass. Thanks in advance!
Here is a chart showing regions and official firmware impressions, probably the regions will be the biggest impact. Perhaps J region may balance it out for you.
 

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