Firmware Updates


Notice of Firmware Update for BD-SP809

A firmware update for the BD-SP809 Blu-ray disc player is available through the unit’s network connection or USB input. The latest update includes the following content:

Latest Version:1.83.04

As of 20 May, 2014

  • Improves the playability of particular DVD discs;

  • ATTENTION: There are two different firmware versions. Please select the correct firmware depending on the version number of you Blu-ray player, as described below.
    To see the version information, please navigate to HOME Menu -> Settings -> Others -> Product Info

    If the displayed version number...

    ... is followed by "*" (e.g. 1.80.00*), please choose (A) below: Firmware files for USB Update (A)
    ... is NOT followed by "*" (e.g. 1.80.00), please choose (B) below: Firmware files for USB Update (B)

As of 26 October, 2012

  • Improves the playability of particular DVD discs;

As of 11 April , 2012

  • This update includes Cinavia™ content protection technology. Information about Cinavia technology is provided at the Cinavia Online Consumer Information Center at
  • Improves the playability of particular DVD/Blu-ray disc;

As of 31 October, 2011

  • Corrects operation of "Power on/standby" of the remote control when player is set to "Quick Start Mode: On" or "Power On Control: Enable" :

Precautions for BD-SP809 Firmware Update

  • Please read the update instructions carefully before beginning.
  • The firmware update should take 30 to 40 minutes. Once the update begins, don't turn off the power supply to the player until it is time to restart it.
  • Depending on the conditions of the network, a firmware update via a network may take more than one hour or even fail to finish. If the update is not completed within two hours, turn off the power supply by pushing the ON/STANDBY button and then try updating again from the beginning.
  • Updating the firmware and adjusting the settings will be done automatically, but may take some time to complete. Please follow the procedures as instructed when you update. Note that the update may fail, or cause problems for your player, if you do any of the following:
  • Pull out the player’s power cord;
  • Interrupt the power supply to the player (e.g. if the breaker is tripped or if there is an electrical outage);
  • Insert or remove the LAN cable from a device in your network when updating over a network;
  • Insert or remove a USB memory device from the player when updating via USB;
  • Operate components connected to the player, such as a TV, a recording device, or a PC.

If your player is damaged for any of the reasons above, an Onkyo service center will repair the unit for a fee.

How to Install Firmware Update for BD-SP809

Click below for instructions on how to install the update. Instructions cover (1) direct update over network connection and (2) update via USB.

Download for BD-SP809 CUP2BP ( Regional code:B European Models )

Download for BD-SP809 CUL5CP ( Regional code:C Russian Models )

Download for BD-SP809 CUT3AP ( Regional code:A Asian Models )

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