Pioneer Optional Bluetooth® firmware update that enables Bluetooth for IPHONE
Dear Valued Pioneer Customer:
We would like to inform you of the availability of an optional Bluetooth® firmware update (HW05-SW01.27.20) that enables Bluetooth AVRCP control and metadata display from a compatible Pioneer CD or DVD Receiver when used with an iPhone® 5 or iOS 6 device. If you do not own an iPhone 5 or iOS 6 device, there is no need to install this update.
This firmware update may be used only with the following 2012 Pioneer products:
CD Receivers DVD Receivers
In order to perform this update, the following items are needed:
A Pioneer CD or DVD Receiver above with built-in Bluetooth
Laptop with built-in Bluetooth running Windows® 7
Bluetooth firmware update (HW05-SW01.27.20)
How to Obtain the Free Firmware Update
1. Download the INSTRUCTIONS for the optional Bluetooth firmware update (HW05_SW01.27.20).
2. Download the UPDATE FILE to a computer and transfer the file to a compatible 2012 Pioneer CD or DVD Receiver via a Bluetooth-enabled Windows 7 laptop.
You can also arrange for Pioneer to update your 2012 Pioneer CD or DVD Receiver by calling Pioneer Customer Service toll free at during regular business hours (M-F 10AM-7:30PM Eastern Time, except on holidays). If this firmware update is performed by Pioneer, there is a charge of $60.00 (this charge includes return shipping of the updated unit within the U.S.). Charges for removal/reinstallation of the unit and shipment to Pioneer are the customer’s responsibility.
How to Determine if the Firware Update has Already been Installed
• With the unit turned off (press and hold the source button until the CD Receiver turns off), press and hold the center of the volume **** to bring up the Settings menu → rotate the volume **** until "BT Version Info" is displayed and then press the center of the volume **** → The firmware version should show HW05-SW01.27.20.
• With the unit turned off (press the home button and select ‘OFF’ from the source icons), press the home button → Press the “System” icon at the bottom of the screen → Select the “Bluetooth Version Info” option → The firmware version should show HW05-SW01.27.20.
If the Bluetooth firmware version shows HW05-SW01.27.20, no further action is necessary.
If you have any questions, please contact the Pioneer Customer Service Center toll free at , Monday through Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. (Eastern Time), except on holidays.
Pioneer Electronics (USA) Inc.