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Firmware Updates

[ DJM-900NXS2] Firmware Update Guide

DJM-900NXS2 DJ Mixer

Firmware Update Procedure

Please download the firmware from the Pioneer DJ website and copy it to a USB flash drive for the update.

USB flash drive to be used for the update:
Please use a USB flash drive (Mass Storage Class) formatted in FAT or FAT32.

Extract the Firmware File

Unzip the downloaded file "" to find the following file.


  • “xxx” is the version of the new firmware. 
  • Extension (.upd) might not be shown depending on your computer settings.

Preparations for updating firmware

Copy the firmware file (DJM-900NXS2_vxxx.upd) to the root directory of the above prepared USB flash drive.

  • Do not change the name of the extracted files. 
  • Ensure that only one update file is saved in a USB flash drive when you update the firmware.

Program Update Procedures

  1. How to enter the Update mode.
    Turn on the power while pressing both [ON/OFF (BEAT FX)] and [MID (FX FREQUENCY)] buttons.

  2. Check the current version of your firmware on the display.
    If current version is displayed as “xxx”, you do not need the update process because it is the latest firmware.

  3. Insert the USB flash drive containing the firmware files into the USB port. The update process will begin and the progress bar and percentage will be displayed on the screen.

    > Do not turn the power off or disconnect the USB flash drive during the update. 
    > The update will be completed in approximately 2 minutes.

  4. When the message [COMPLETE] appears, the update is completed. Please turn the power off and disconnect the USB flash drive.

    The update has been completed.
    If the update does not begin, please start again from downloading the firmware. Nevertheless, if you cannot update the firmware, replace the USB stick with another one because the USB flash drive could be the cause of the error.

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