The process is a bit brittle, so I’m documenting it in the hopes that I (and others) won’t waste so much time dealing with it next time around.
Sharp distributes the firmware update as a ZIP archive.
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If a software update message appears and you would like to install the update, you will require a FAT 32 formatted USB memory stick, larger than 256Mb, connected to any USB port on the side of the TV.
Using the remote control, highlight and select “Yes”, this will allow the update to be performed.
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Sharp occasionally releases firmware updates that improve the television's features, add more functionality and repair software problems. When the television detects the firmware, press "Enter" twice.
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Updating the firmware on a Sharp BD-HP20U Blu-ray player using a USB stick and a Mac was not entirely straightforward for me.
If you have chosen to select "Do it later" or pressed the "Exit" button the remote control, you can carry out the software update by accessing TV menu and entering the Application menu.
When in the Application menu, text will be displayed informing you that a software update is available, you can now start the update by pressing the RED button on the remote control.