INSTRUCTIONS FOR DOWNLOADING FIRMWARE UPDATES FOR AVIC-F900BT/ AVIC-F90BT/ AVIC-F700BT / AVICF7010BT
**After you download the firmware update files onto your computer, you will need to transfer the files to an SD card (512MB or larger) in order to install them on your navigation system.
Please print or save these Instructions beforedownloading and installing the firmware updates -- it is very important that you complete all steps correctly and in the order described below. Failure to do so could cause data stored onto your navigation system to be permanently lost. WARNING! These firmware updates are NOT applicable to the AVIC-F500BT. WARNING! These firmware updates apply only to models sold in the U.S. If you have any difficultycarrying out these instructions, please contact the Pioneer Customer Service Center at 1-800-421-1404. Pioneer service representatives are available Monday through Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. (Eastern Time).
Before Downloading the Firmware Updates
Please check your system version number by doing the following to determine whether your system has already been updated with the new firmwareupdates: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. Press the "Menu" button Touch the "Settings" tab; Touch the “System Settings” tab; Touch the “Service Information” tab; The "Map version" number and the "Version" number are both displayed -- please look at the "Version" number, which is displayed on the lower line; and If the "Version" number is "2.006000" or an earlier/smaller number, please install the new firmwareupdate. If the "Version" number is "2.008000" or a later/larger number, the system has already been updated with the new firmware. Write down the version number; you will need to refer to it again in step 8.
Downloading the Two Firmware Updates & Transferring them to an SD Card
Step 1 1-1. Download the system firmware update Zipfile onto your computer by clicking here. The location where yousave the downloaded Zipfile should be accessible and easily remembered. 1-2. After you have downloaded the Zipfile, locate it on your computer and double click to decompress it.* Once the Zipfile is decompressed, locate and open the folder named "F-Series Firmware Update". Once the folder "F-Series Firmware Update" has been opened, locate within it the subfolder named "LPUE080".
*If you do nothave a decompression utility on your computer, you can download WinZip at http://www.winzip.com. 1-3. Transfer the "LPUE080" folder onto the top layer (folder) of your SD card. ** **You must use a SD card that is 512MB or larger and formatted with a FAT16 or FAT32 file system.
Installing the System Firmware Update on Your Navigation System
Step 2 Disconnect any iPod, iPhone, or USB devicefrom the system before proceeding. After you have transferred the "LPUE080" folder onto the top layer/folder of your SD card, insert the SD card into your AVIC-F900BT/ F90BT/ F700BT / F7010BT while your vehicle is turned OFF. Next, turn ON your vehicle and navigation system. The system will automatically start the update process in one minute. WARNING! While your navigation system is being updatedwith the new firmware, do NOT turn off the power to the navigation system. Severe damage to your navigation system could result from your failure to do so, including but not limited to the loss of all content/data that is stored on the internal Flash Memory of your system (such as address book entries, destination history, and other user information). If your system does not automatically start theupdate process, please check your system and SD card as follows: Check your system version again to confirm the necessity of this firmware update. Check your SD card to confirm that the SD card contains the correct file in the correct format. Step 3 Please wait for the firmware update to be installed - this should take approximately 10 minutes. The system will automatically reboot after the...