You will need
  • - computer with Internet access;
  • - blank DVD disc;
  • - program for burning DVDs.
Start flashing the DVD player Pioneer with a visit to the website of the company. Click Pioneiro FAQ ( and find the list of firmwares that are free to access and available to users to upgrade the devices produced by the company.
Turn on the DVD player and confirm the firmware version number. Go to the Home Menu from the remote control device, then go to "Initial settings". Select "Settings" and click the Display button. Appears firmware code, consisting of alphanumeric symbols. Remember this code, and write better, so as not to interrupt the process of firmware upgrade of the player.
Download and save to computer new firmware, the description of which is specified your model of DVD player Pioneer. The method of preservation varies depending on the web browser.
Unzip the firmware into a folder. Note the existence of the file resolution .bin, as this is the main trigger the firmware file. The name of the firmware should consist of alpha-numeric code. For example, if the old firmware has the form YKF9960B, new should be displayed on the display screen as YОF9960B.
Insert a blank DVD disc into the loading tray CD-ROM drive. Write the downloaded firmware to the disc using any suitable program. You can use the preinstalled software, which is part of the Windows OS, or use Nero Burning Rom, Ashampoo Burning Studio etc.
Insert a recorded DVD into DVD player. The tool will analyze the content and if the new firmware was written correctly, the report found the update file and prompts you to begin the process of changing the firmware. To confirm the operation, press the Play button from the control panel.
Carefully remove the disc from the device after automatically opening the tray of the DVD player. Do not press the buttons of the device or touch the control panel until until the screensaver appears, indicating that the flashing process completed.
Restart the player. After this go back to "Original settings" and check the firmware that needs to change to a new one.