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MW-10 Firmware Update Service for Oceania

MW-10 Firmware Download

  1. Left click on "download" button, then "Save" button.
  2. Left click on selected folder (e.g. "Desktop"), then "Save" button.
     
    UPDATE_MW10N.EXE / 5,912,232 bytes
     
  3. Double click the downloaded file
    You may see following screen after you have double clicked the downloaded file, please ignore it and just click "Run" button and move to the next step.
  4. The two self-extracted firmware files MW10N103.FRM and AUTON104.FRM will appear after double-clicking the downloaded file.
    The file size for MW10N103.FRM should be 3,999,304 Bytes, and AUTON104.FRM should be 4,095,456 Bytes. If the file size is not the same, please download and double click the file again. The file size can be checked by right-clicking on the file and selecting properties.

STEP 3. Prepare an SD Memory Card and then copy the two firmware files onto it.

Preparation of the SD Memory Card

10 MB or more must be free on the SD Memory Card and use an SD Memory Card which has already been formatted for the MW-10.
Please refer "How to format the SD Memory Card".
  • When formatting the SD Memory Card, all data, including protected data, will be erased and can not be recovered.
    Please make sure to back up your important data so you don't loose it.
  • In addition, after copying the music data recorded on the SD Memory Card to the hard disk of PC, the music data copied onto the SD Memory Card again cannot reproduce.
  • When the microSD card is used, the SD card conversion adaptor is needed.

Copy the two firmware files onto the SD Memory Card.

You can select from the following three methods to copy the firmware files onto the SD Memory Card.
  1. Using the SD Memory Card slot of the PC.
  2. Connecting the SD Reader/ Writer to your PC.
  3. Connecting your MW-10 to a PC by USB cable, then copying the two firmware files onto the SD Memory Card inserted in the MW-10.

[If you selected method 3]

Please follow the following steps:

  1. Insert your formatted SD Memory Card to MW-10, and connect MW-10 to your PC by usb cable.
  2. The MW-10 screen will display as below. Please Select "SD Card" and Press the [OK] button on the remote control.
  3. Copy downloaded files onto the SD Memory Card.
    Copy files into the Root directory (*1) of the SD Memory Card.

    (*1) Root directory = The first or top-most directory in the hierarchy.
    *After copying the two firmware files onto the SD Memory Card, the Windows Explorer may look like the following (please note that depending on the PC's environment, the screen display may be different):
  4. Once copying is completed, remove the SD Memory Card through the "Safely Remove Hardware" tool in the PC. Then proceed to STEP4. If copying failed, please format the SD Memory Card and repeat the process from the beginning.

STEP 4. Install the firmware update

  1. Insert the SD Memory Card prepared in STEP 3 into the MW-10.
  2. Turn on the power switch.
  3. Press the [SETUP] button on the remote control.
  4. Using the Up and Down cursor buttons on the remote control, select the "Update System Software" in "Setting Menu", and Press the [OK] button on the remote control.
  5. Press the Right and Left cursor buttons on the remote control to select YES, and Press the [OK] button on the remote control.
  6. The update process will start and MW-10 will display "Updating". (It will take about 6 minutes to complete).
    Please do not attempt to do the following operations while "Updating" is in progress and has not reached 100%:
    - Turning the power off and on
    - Removing the SD Memory Card
    - Removing mains lead (AC cord)
  7. Once the firmware update process is completed, the MW-10 will display "Updating is complete. Disconnect mains lead.".
    Please disconnect the mains lead (AC cord) once and connect it again.
  8. Turn on the power switch again. (Please do not remove the SD Memory Card)
    The MW-10 will display the"Update System Software".shown below.
    Press the [OK] button on the remote control to the next step.
  9. The update process will start and MW-10 will display "Updating". (It will take about 7 minutes to complete.)
    Please do not attempt to do the following operations while "Updating" is in progress and has not reached 100%:
    - Turning the power off and on
    - Removing the SD Memory Card
    - Removing mains lead (AC cord)
  10. Once the firmware update process is completed, the MW-10 will display that "Updating is complete. Disconnect mains lead.".
    Please disconnect the mains lead (AC cord) once and connect it again.
  11. Remove the SD Memory Card.
  12. Turn the MW-10 power switch on.
    • The unit will now operate under the new firmware.

<If the update could not be completed>

It is possible that the SD Memory Card was not formatted properly or is defective. Please use a different SD Memory Card that has been formatted with the MW-10.

Please refer to "How to format the SD Memory Card".

Attention: When the SD Memory Card is formatted, all data in the SD Memory Card is deleted.

(Please use the SD memory card made by Panasonic as much as possible.)

<Confirm the firmware version after update is completed.>

Please confirm if the firmware version after update is completed now reads "V 1.04". Follow the same procedure in STEP 1: Reading the current firmware version.