Marantz Professional PMD661MKII – Updating the Firmware

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marantz pmd661mkii main3The PMD661 MKII sports a refined professional feature set that builds upon the legacy of the original PMD661 by maintaining the ergonomic top facial layout focused around highly developed multi-functional controls, ensuring comprehensive single handed operation. We have updated the PMD661MKII, adding new features to increase its functionality, and so that it will be even easier to use. This guide will walk you through the steps necessary to update your PMD661MKII's firmware.

 

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Before you Begin

Important You MUST use the AC adapter as the power supply when performing the update. If you do not use the AC adapter as the power supply, an error message will appear, and it will not be possible to update it.

Please DO NOT touch and DO NOT disconnect power while the unit is being updated.

Before you update the unit, make sure that the power cable is firmly plugged into the PMD661 and into an AC outlet. If the power is turned off accidentally while the unit is being updated, the PMD661 may not start up.

 

Performing the Firmware Update

 The PMD661 MKII sports a refined professional feature set that builds upon the legacy of the original PMD661 by maintaining the ergonomic top facial layout focused around highly developed multi-functional controls, ensuring comprehensive single handed operation. We have updated the PMD661MKII, adding new features to increase its functionality, and so that it will be even easier to use. This guide will walk you through the steps necessary to update your PMD661MKII's firmware.

  1. Copy the update file pmd661m2.bin to the root of a SD card.

  2. Insert the SD card for updating into the loading slot of the main unit.

  3. Slide the POWER switch ON with the AC adapter connected.

    At this time, "Update AXXX?" is displayed in the display section. If this is not displayed, perform steps 6 - 8 and check the version.



  4. Press the < button, and select Yes

  5. Press the ENTER button and "Executing…" flashes on the display, and the update begins.

    Note: Do NOT disconnect the power while the machine is updating. Once the update has completed, the system will automatically restart.

  6. To check the current main unit version, press the MENU button while in STOP mode. At this time, the menu list is displayed in the display section.

  7. Press the PITCH+ and PITCH– buttons to select F/W Version. At this time, the selected menu item is highlighted.

  8. Press the ENTER button. The current version is displayed in the display section.

 

Further Technical Support

Whether you are a customer or dealer, if you already own a Marantz Professional product, or if you just have pre-sales questions, the Marantz Professional technical support team is available to help!

Visit the link below to connect with any of the following support options: phone support, email support.

 www.marantzpro.com/support

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