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Version:Announcement of Cayin N6 firmware v4.2
Date:2016-08-31 05:08:39
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Cayin N6 Firmware v4.2 Announcement

We proudly present the v4.2 firmware for Cayin N6.  Unless we run into very significant problem in the future, v4.2 will be the final firmware version of N6.  We want to thank you all for your sincere support of our DAP products, we hope the N6 can serve you well for the days to come.

I. New Functions

1.Add new Page Scroll function to the scroll wheel

Applicable when browsing content of All songs, Album, Artist, Genre, My favorite, MCU documents, M3U playlist, Folder list, Playing Now list.

Note: the Up/Down key remain as per-item based navigation.

2. Optimize the reading sequence of Artist information in metadata:

Previous: APEV2 > ID3V2 > ALL

Revised: ID3V2 > APEV2 > ALL


Cayin N6 Firmware upgrade

For the hardware to function properly, Cayin has developed the N6 firmware to become the foundation of the system functions. Cayin will issue updated N6 firmware from time to time to improve the efficiency and performance of the hardware platform. We also want to improve and optimize the features and functions of the player through subsequent firmware updates.


1.Each version of firmware might contain minor different, consumer please decide on your own accord whether you need to update the firmware of your N6 Player.

2.Under normal circumstances, firmware upgrade will not cause any damage to user information, but Cayin cannot exclude the possibility of upgrade failure due to mal-operation or any other reason. For these reasons, you might be required to format your N6 player and result in losing person data stored on the player. We strongly suggest you backup all your personal data stored on the player before you perform firmware upgrade.

3.The N6 firmware cannot be used in other product, and the firmware from other product cannot be used in N6

Firmware upgrade procedure

For safety reason, please make sure the player has sufficient battery power before. Please confirm the N6 player has not less than 50% battery power beforehand, otherwise please charge up the player before you proceed to firmware upgrade.

You can download the latest firmware from the Cayin website (http://en.cayin.cn/news.asp?keys=222).Decompress and copy the new N6 firmware file (n6.fw) into the root directory of a TF card (FAT32 formatted).

Switch off the player, insert the TF card into the TF slot 1 of the player

Hold Up button and Power button at the same time until the player find the firmware file and go into firmware upgrade mode. A time elapse bar will display to show the progress of the upgrade process.

Player will reboot at the end of the firmware upgrade. You can verify the current firmware version number by selecting System Setting menu, under “About the Player” option, check out the “Firmware Version” detail.


Do not operate the machine during firmware upgrade

Please delete/remove the firmware file from the TF card after firmware upgrade

Please update your Music Library after firmware upgrade

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