ROM Error messages flashes when doing firmware update

Last Update: 11/22/2012

Rom Error Message flashes when doing firmware update

 

To recover from this error you will need to have the firmware file on a USB thumb drive.

Thumb Drive needs to be formated with FAT16 or FAT32.

 

Getting the firmware files to your USB Thumb drive:

 

  1. Visit the receiver’s web site page and click on the Support Tab.
  2. Under Downloads click on the firmware PDF file.
  3. This takes you to the downloads for the receiver.
  4. Scroll down to the License Agreement and after reading select Yes.
  5. Click on the link below to download the firmware update to your desktop.
  6. Open up the Zip File and copy/unzip the xxx.xxx.bin file to your desktop.
  7. Take that bin file and copy it to the root of your Thumb drive.  (Drive should be empty.)
  8. Eject Thumb drive from your PC. 

 

Recover method using USB thumb drive

RX-V673,HTR-7065 and RX-A720 up to RX-A3020

  1. Unplug the AC power cable from wall outlet.
  2. Insert the USB thumb drive which has the firmware data stored inside, into the USB port located on the front panel.
  3. Press and hold the PURE DIRECT key and keep it pressed while you plug the AC power cable back in the wall outlet again.  FIRM UPDATE USB will appear on the front display.  Then release the PURE DIRECT button. 
  4. The update will start automatically.
  5. When UPDATE SUCCESS appears on the display, the firmware update is completed. 
  6. Power off the receiver and remove the USB thumb drive.
  7. Power on the receiver and in the On Screen Menu select Information and System to verify. 

RX-V573

  1. Unplug the AC power cable from wall outlet.
  2. Insert the USB thumb drive which has the firmware data stored inside, into the USB port located on the front panel.
  3. Press and hold the INFO key and keep it pressed while you plug the AC power cable back in the wall outlet again. USB UPDATE will appear on the front display.  Then release the INFO button. 
  4. The update will start automatically.
  5. When UPDATE SUCCESS appears on the display, the firmware update is completed. 
  6. Power off the receiver and remove the USB thumb drive.
  7. Power on the receiver and press the Setup button select Network and Network Update to verify. 

RX-V473

  1. Unplug the AC power cable from wall outlet.
  2. Insert the USB thumb drive which has the firmware data stored inside, into the USB port located on the front panel.
  3. Press and hold the INFO button and keep it pressed while you plug the AC power cable back in the wall outlet again. USB UPDATE will appear on the front display.  Then release the INFO button. 
  4. The update will start automatically.
  5. When UPDATE SUCCESS appears on the display, the firmware update is completed. 
  6. Power off the receiver and remove the USB thumb drive.
  7. Power on the receiver and press the Setup button select Network and Network Update to verify version has been updated.  . 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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