Pioneer AVIC X710BT User Manual

Avic x-series firmware update instructions, Important, Before downloading the firmware update

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AVIC X-Series Firmware Update Instructions


**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 before downloading and installing the firmware update
-- 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! This firmware update applies only to models sold in the U.S.

If you have any difficulty carrying 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 Update

Please check your system version number by doing the following to determine whether your
system has already been updated with the new firmware update:

1. Press the "Menu" button
2. Touch the "Settings" tab;
3. Touch the “System Settings” tab;
4. Touch the “Service Information” tab;
5. 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

6. If the "Version" number is "3.010100" or an earlier/smaller number, please install the new

firmware update. If the "Version" number is "3.020100" or a later/larger number, the system
has already been updated with the new firmware.

Downloading the Firmware Update & Transfer to an SD Card

Step 1

1-1. Download the system firmware update Zipfile onto your computer by clicking


. The

location where you save 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 "X-Series Firmware

Once the folder "X-Series Firmware Update" has been opened, locate within it the sub-
folders named "LPUE080".

*If you do not have a decompression utility on your computer, you can download WinZip


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.

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