Applicable Model

This information is for the following models:

  • UBP-X700

Nigh this download

Benefits and improvements

  • Improves the ability to play Ultra Hd Blu-ray discs

Previous Benefits and Improvements

  • Removes the Gracenote function
  • Improves HDMI connection stability
  • Supporting Dolby Vision content for Blu-ray Disc, Netflix and VUDU
  • Supporting online streaming services

File Info

File Proper noun

  • Firmware update version M43.R.0284 for UBP-X700

File Version

  • M43.R.0284

File Size

  • 149 MB (156 496 345 bytes)

Release Date

  • 24-08-2021

Grooming

Your firmware may already exist up to date, especially if you have a new Blu-ray actor model. If the version number is
M43.R.0284
or higher, you do not need to update.

If you’re non sure, it’south easy to check which version of firmware you have:

  1. Turn on your TV and bank check information technology’due south tuned to the input your Blu-ray player is connected to, then if the thespian is connected to the HDMI2 port, cull HDMI2 as the input.
  2. Turn on the Blu-ray player. If it starts to play a disc, printing
    STOP
    and wait until you run into the
    Domicile Screen
    menu.
  3. At the
    Home Screen, select
    Setup

    System Settings
    and then select
    ENTER
    using the pointer keys on the remote command.
  4. Select
    Organisation Information
    and select
    ENTER.
  5. On the TV screen, if the version number is
    M43.R.0284
    or higher, you already have the most recent firmware version.

At that place are two easy ways to update the firmware on your Blu-ray player:

Method What you lot need Why use this method?
Internet / network
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  • An Ethernet cable or a wireless router to connect your Blu-ray player to the internet
  • To make sure your Blu-ray player is connected to:
    • an agile internet connection
    • a compatible TV
Nosotros recommend this method as it’s the easiest and quickest way to update your firmware.
USB storage device
  • a calculator
  • a USB storage device
Update your firmware this way if you can’t connect over the internet.

Download & Install

Updating over the Internet

Nosotros recommend this method equally it’s the simplest way to update. It commonly takes about 15-30 minutes. Get-go set up the equipment, then download the update over the internet to your Blu-ray player.

What yous need:

  • An agile cyberspace connectedness (using Ethernet cable or wireless router)
  • A compatible Television set

How to make sure the update goes smoothly

Updating is usually very simple. Here’due south how you tin make sure it goes right first time:

  • Read the instructions carefully or you could end up damaging your Blu-ray player.
  • Don’t turn the Blu-ray player off or disconnect it from the power while it’s updating.
  • Don’t printing any buttons, except the ones mentioned in the instructions.

Ready the equipment:

  1. Plough on your TV and cheque information technology’due south tuned to the input your Blu-ray player is continued to. (And so if the player is continued to the HDMI 2 port, choose HDMI 2 as the input.)
  2. Connect the Blu-ray player to your cyberspace source using an Ethernet cable or wireless connexion via router.
  3. Turn on the Blu-ray player. (If at that place is a disc in the player, take it out.)

Get the update:

  1. At the
    Home Screen, select
    Setup

    Software Update
    using the arrow keys on the remote control and then select
    Update via Internet.
  2. Software Update confirmation
    will be displayed on the TV. Select
    OK
    using the remote control, and so press
    ENTER.
  3. The bulletin
    Update to a new software version.
    and the latest software version is displayed on the Idiot box.
  4. Select
    Offset, and and so press
    ENTER.
  5. The update process starts and you see the update screen on the TV.
  6. During the update, you see the progress bar
    x %
    and the download capacity on the TV. The
    10
    changes to

    and goes up to
    100
    during the update process.
  7. The player volition reboot itself and the update volition continue. Don’t utilise or turn on yourself the player during this stride.
  8. Y’all will run across again the progress bar
    ten %
    and the download capacity on the TV.
  9. To complete the update, the player volition automatically turn off and restart.
  10. Bank check the firmware version. If the version number is
    M43.R.0284, the firmware update was successful.

Troubleshooting

What to do if yous have issues updating your Blu-ray player firmware using the internet.

  • If the message
    Connection status cannot exist confirmed
    or
    This device is not connected to network
    shows on the TV, the problem might be with the network connection:

    1. For wired connectedness: check the LAN cable is connected between the player and the net source.
    2. For wireless connectedness: check the wireless router is turned on and connected the internet source.
    3. In the network settings, cheque y’all accept confirmed whether or non your Blu-ray histrion has its own IP accost. (If y’all apply a proxy server, type the IP accost of the proxy you lot utilize, instead of the proxy host proper noun, into the Proxy Server field.)
    4. Confirm both
      Concrete Connection
      and
      Internet Access
      are OK in Network
      Settings

      Network Connection Status
      .
    5. Endeavour the update again.
  • If the ability went off while the update was in progress, turn the player on and try the update once again.
  • If the update has been going for over 30 minutes and hasn’t finished:
    1. Disconnect the Air conditioning power cord from the mains, and then reconnect information technology afterwards several minutes.
    2. Plough on the Blu-ray Disc histrion.
    3. Try the update procedure again.
    4. You lot can also straight cancel the network procedure and keep directly and perform the update via USB retentiveness.
  • If while updating the message
    Update failed
    appears:

    • Ensure at that place is no problem with your network connection to the Internet.
    • At the
      Update failed
      screen, select
      OK
      to try the update process again, or
      Abolish
      to stop the procedure.
    • If the symptom persists download the firmware file and perform the update via USB memory.
    • You can likewise directly cancel the network procedure and go along directly and perform the update via USB memory.
  • If after several attempts, the firmware update still does not work, download the firmware file and perform the update via USB memory.

Update via USB Memory Device and your PC

Nosotros recommend you employ the internet to update if you can. If non, you can use this method instead. Yous’ll download the update to your estimator, transfer it to a USB memory device, then transfer information technology to your Blu-ray player.

We recommend the post-obit operating systems:

  • Windows 10
  • Windows eight.1
  • macOS ten.12 — 10.xv, xi
  • Mac OS X

How to make certain the update goes smoothly

Updating is usually very simple. Here’s how you tin can brand sure information technology works commencement time:

  • Read the instructions carefully or you could terminate up dissentious your Blu-ray player.
  • Don’t turn the Blu-ray histrion off or disconnect it from the power while it’south updating.
  • Don’t printing whatsoever buttons, except the ones mentioned in the instructions.

Download the update to your reckoner:

  1. Read and concur to the terms and atmospheric condition
  2. Download the file
    UPDATE_M43R0284.ZIP
    to your estimator, remembering which directory yous download information technology to.
  3. Discover the file on your reckoner, right-click on it and click
    Properties. Check the size is 149 MB (156 496 345 bytes).

Transfer the update files to the USB storage device:

  1. Extract the file to your reckoner. The extracted binder is called
    UPDATE.
  2. Make sure that these four files are included inside
    UPDATE
    binder:
    MSB43-FW.BIN,
    MSB43-FW.ID,
    MSB43-FW_MB.BIN, and
    MSB43-FW_MB.ID
  3. Connect a compatible USB storage device to your estimator.

    Annotation:

    FAT32 and NTFS are supported.

For Windows; operating systems:
  1. Go to the directory where the folder was created, and right-click the
    UPDATE
    folder.
  2. From the carte du jour, click
    Send To….
  3. Click the drive that represents your USB device (east.g. Removable Disk Eastward:).
  4. The update folder volition exist copied onto your USB device.
For macOS; operating systems:
  1. Drag and drop the
    UPDATE
    binder to the root folder of the USB device.

    Note:

    The update will not be performed if the file is not copied to the root directory of the USB device or if the proper name of the file is modified.

Transfer the update to your player

Kickoff go the equipment ready, and then transfer the update to your player.

Get the equipment ready:
  1. Plow on your Idiot box and bank check information technology’s tuned to the input your Blu-ray player is continued to. (So if the player is continued to the HDMI 2 port, choose HDMI 2 as the input)
  2. Plow on the Blu-ray actor.
  3. Make sure no other USB devices are connected to Blu-ray Disc histrion, if there are, please unplug it from the Blu-ray Disc Thespian.
Transfer the update:
  1. Insert the USB storage device containing the update file into USB port located on the front panel of the histrion.
  2. At the
    Home Screen
    menu, use the pointer keys on the remote control to select
    Setup

    Software Update
    , and then press
    ENTER.
  3. Software Update confirmation will be displayed. Select Update via USB Memory highlight OK using the remote control, and press
    ENTER.
  4. The update starts.
  5. During the update, you come across the progress bar
    10 %
    on the Tv. The
    10
    changes to

    and goes upward to
    100
    during the update process.
  6. The player will reboot itself and the update will continue. Don’t use or turn on yourself the player during this step.
  7. You lot volition run across once more the progress bar
    x %
    on the TV.
  8. The player will turn off and restart automatically later on the update is complete. Don’t use or plow off the player until the update is consummate.
  9. Take the USB device out of the player.
  10. Bank check the firmware version. If the version number is
    M43.R.0284, the firmware update was successful.

Troubleshooting

What to do if you accept bug updating your Blu-ray player firmware using your PC and a disc.

  • If you lot are unable to select the option
    Update via USB Memory, check the following:

    1. The USB device is properly connected to the Blu-ray Disc player.
    2. The USB devices is formatted to back up File System (FAT32 and NTFS).
    3. The USB devices is compatible with the Blu-ray Disc histrion.
  • If the update file downloaded from the website cannot be extracted, try deleting the file and downloading it over again.
  • If the message
    There is no update file
    appears, make sure the extracted folder name is correctly named
    UPDATE
    (in capital letters) and that all the files are included within:

    • MSB43-FW.BIN
    • MSB43-FW.ID
    • MSB43-FW_MB.BIN
    • MSB43-FW_MB.ID
  • If the message
    The file is corrupted
    appears, download the update file again and repeat the whole process again.
  • If the update has been going for over 30 minutes and hasn’t finished:
    1. Disconnect the Air-conditioning power cord from the mains, then reconnect it after several minutes.
    2. Turn on the Blu-ray Disc actor.
    3. Try the update procedure once more.
  • If the ability went off while the update was in progress, turn on the Blu-ray Disc player and try the update process over again.

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