CAR689 Firmware Update


CAR689 Firmware Updates



This update addresses the following: Removes the yellow banner when in reverse backup camera mode

Note: Software is not interchangeable between models. Please do not attempt this update on any other model then the CAR689.

Download File: CAR689 Banner Fix

Download the firmware instructions: CAR689 Firmware Instructions


This update addresses the following: Updates the contact list downloading to the radio only 1 time

Note: Software is not interchangeable between models. Please do not attempt this update on any other model then the CAR689.

Download Firmware: CAR689 Contacts Fix

How to Update:

1. Download the firmware file from the link above.
2. Unzip the downloaded file.
3. Copy the ISPBOOT.BIN and the update folder to the empty USB Thumb Drive formatted to FAT32.
4. Insert the USB Thumb Drive with Update Firmware into the CAR689 USB Port.
5. After pressing the Home Icon, select the Setting Icon at the bottom right of the Home Screen.
6. Select ‘About’ from the Setting Menu.
7. Select ‘Software Update’ at the bottom of the menu.
8. Press ‘Update’ in the Pop Up window.
9. When the Firmware Update is completed, remove the USB Thumb Drive from the unit.
10. Press the Reset Button.



This update addresses the following: Adds USB track Up and track Down steering wheel controls when SWC module is connected.

Note: Software is not interchangeable between models. Please do not attempt this update on any other model then the CAR68.

Download Firmware: CAR689 SWC Update

How to Update:

1. Download the firmware file from the link above.
2. Unzip the downloaded file.
3. Copy the 2 ISPBOOT.BIN files to an empty USB Thumb Drive formatted to FAT32.
4. With the vehicle Off , insert the USB Thumb Drive with Update Firmware into the CAR68 USB Port.
5. Turn the vehicle On, the radio will boot up with the update screen.
6. Once the update is complete, remove the USB thumb drive and turn the radio off and then back on so the firmware update is completed.
7. The update is now complete.
10. To check that the update was done correctly, goto Settings and press About. If you see he below information, the update was done correctly.
- MCU: HJ1-ST02-200805
- SOC: HJ1-SC02-210731
- SDK: MJ2.2 25.0.0.6.1.0.1.0
- Hardware Version: 1.1.1
- Software Version: 2.0.2
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