Monday, February 06, 2017

Funai Bluray Player – Funai B4-M500 - B4-M501 - B4-M502 – How to initialize the player - Firmware update – Network update

HOW TO INITIALIZE THE BLU-RAY DISC PLAYER
To put the program back at the factory-default, initialize the BD player as the following procedure.
Note:
# By initializing, network is reset to disconnected state and “Network Service Disclaimer” appears on the screen.
# Once the unit is initialized, the unit starts from Initialization the next time it is turned on. The  Initialization allows quick set up of language and network settings. To exit this mode, select “Cancel” on the screen.
1. Turn the power on.
2. Remove the disc on the tray and close the tray.
3. Press [SKIP UP], [1], [2], and [3] buttons on the remote control unit in this order
4. Press [ STOP ] button on the remote control unit.
5. After initializing, the power will turn off automatically.
FIRMWARE RENEWAL MODE
1. Turn the power on and remove the disc on the tray and close the tray.
2. Press [SKIP UP], [6], [5], and [4] buttons on the remote control unit in this order.
3. Select “Disc” or “USB” or “SD Card” and press [OK] button on the remote control unit.
4. Insert the disc or USB Memory Stick or SD Card for version up.
5. The BD player enters the F/W version up mode automatically. Make sure to insert the proper F/W for the state of this model.
6. After the update, the power will turn off automatically.
7. The power turns back on automatically. Remove the disc or USB Memory Stick or SD Card from the unit.
Note: All the settings will be put back to factory default.
The following USB Memory Stick/SD Card can be used for software update. Make sure to use a device that has enough space.
# USB Memory Stick (FAT16/FAT32 file system)
# SD/Mini SD/Micro SD Card (FAT12/FAT16 file system)
# SDHC/Mini SDHC/Micro SDHC Card (FAT32 file system)
How to Verify the Firmware Version
1. Turn the power on.
2. Remove the disc on the tray and close the tray.
3. Press [SKIP UP], [1], [2], and [3] buttons on the remote control unit in this order.
4. To exit this mode, press [ STOP ] button.
Network Update
1. Press [HOME] button to display Setup menu.
2. Select Settings - Others - Software Update - Network.
3. When “Yes” is chosen, the [Network connecting ] screen appears and the unit starts connecting to the network.
4. The firmware version confirmation screen  will appear on the screen. Select “Yes” and press [OK] button.
5. Firmware downloading starts.
6. Upon completion of downloading,  “D
ownload has been completedwill appear on the screen. Press [OK] button.
7. The unit starts reading the firmware.
8. Updating starts automatically.
9. The power turns off automatically.
10. The power turns back on automatically.
How to Eject Disc
When a disc cannot be removed due to malfunction or when an unplayable disc is inserted, follow the procedure below to remove the disc.
Procedure A
1. Unplug the AC adapter and then plug it in.
2. Turn the power on by pressing the [ EJECT ] button and the disc will be ejected automatically.
Procedure B
1. Remove the Front Assembly.
2. While pressing the portion A down, slide the portion B in the direction of the arrow as shown below to eject the disc.