Sony NSZ-GS7 (Streamer)

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This page will be dedicated to the hardware specifications, descriptions, and information related to the Sony NSZ-GS7 (Network Streamer).


  • Marvell Armada 1500(88de3100)1 1.2 GHz dual-core processor, with a 750 MHz GPU2
  • 1 GB DDR3 Memory
  • 8 GB Samsung Flash NAND - KLM8G2FEJA-A002

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Recovery Mode

Sony nsz-gs7 recovery.jpg
  1. Unplug power from the NSZ-GS7
  2. Press and hold the connect button and plug the unit in.
  3. Continue to hold down the connect button for 5 seconds after plugging the unit in, then release the connect button.
  4. Wait a couple of seconds and the screen will show the recovery menu.
  5. You can use a USB keyboard to navigate through the menu or you can navigate using the connect button (Short press navigates down while a long press selects).

Update History


  • REL01_NSZGS7_U2_1046_663_3110_20120529_URSC - Factory Firmware
  • REL02_NSZGS7_U2_1004_836_3621_20120620_URSC - First OTA Update - Download
  • REL02_NSZGS7_U2_1005_887_3790_20120628_URSC - Second OTA Update - Download
  • REL03_NSZGS7_U2_1104_4384_20120724_URSC - Third OTA Update (Media Player Added) - Download
  • REL04_NSZGS7_U2_1210_5720_20120928_URSC - Fourth OTA Update - Download
  • REL05_NSZGS7_U2_1303_6289_20121024_URSC - Fifth OTA Update - Download
  • REL06_NSZGS7_U2_1403_6928_20121120_URSC - Sixth OTA Update (Change Log) - Download
  • REL10_NSZGS7_U2_2203_133772_20130529_URSC - Tenth OTA Update - Download


  • REL03_NSZGS7_CA2_1104_4384_20120724_URSC - First OTA Update (Equivalent to 3rd US) - Download

United Kingdom:

  • REL03_NSZGS7_CEK_1104_4384_20120724_URSC - First OTA Update (Equivalent to 3rd US) - Download

NSZ-GS7 Root Demo

On July 29th, 2012 the team demonstrated the first root for the NSZ-GS7 at DEFCON 20.

GPL Code

You can find GPL code for the NSZ-GS7 at Sony Global