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Version:Announcement of Cayin N8 firmware v2.2
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Date:2019-03-06 01:03:58
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Announcement of Cayin N8 firmware v2.2


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New Functions and System Optimization

   

1. Add new feature to enable user-defined background image. The new firmware will create a folder called “Picture” under Internal Storage. Users can store up to six photos as candidate of background image in this folder. These photos must be smaller than 1024x102 in BMP, PNG or JPG forma, and they must be named as pic1, pic2, pic3, … pic6 respectively.  The “Background image” setting is available under System setting menu and there are two options available: Default and Custom. When Default is selected, N8 will display the system default background image when no album art is detected during playback. When custom is selected, N8 will pop up the Background Image picture list, and user can choose one of the picture in the list as user-defined background image, N8 will display this photo when no album art is detected during playback.  

2. Modify Multi-color smart glowing LED (at Home button) to indicate sampling rate during playback at Single-end Vacuum Tube amplification.

3. Modify UI layout, relocate “Replay Gain” to Music Setting menu, and add “Bluetooth” control (click to turn on or off, press and hold to activate Bluetooth setup menu) to the Pulldown menu.

4. Bug fixed: click at the empty space of pull down menu underneath “About” will activate System setting or Music Setting.

5. Other Bug fix and optimizations

 

 

Firmware upgrades procedure

 

Cayin will release firmware upgrade to enhance and optimize N8 as deem required, the new firmware can be acquired through OTA or manual download, since the content of these firmware are identical, you can select whichever upgrade option that fit your needs.

 

Please make sure the device has sufficient battery power before you proceed.  Please confirm the device has not less than 50% battery power; otherwise please charge up the player before you proceed to firmware upgrade.

 

Option 1: Local Upgrade Procedures

 

1. Download the latest firmware upgrade package from Cayin website (www.cayin.cn), you should receive a compressed document N8 firmware XXXX.zip

2. Decompress the zip file and extract the N8 firmware file (n8.upt)

3. Copy N8 firmware file into the root directory of N8 internal memory or TF card, insert the TF card into N8 before you proceed to next step.  

4. Select System upgrade from System Setup menu, when prompted by the system, select “update via micro SD card”.  You will be asked to confirm your selection, select OK to proceed.

5. The system will start the firmware upgrade immediately, you can monitor the process through the Updater progress bar.  

6. The player will reboot into main menu when the firmware upgrade is completed. Please verify the firmware version number which is displayed under “About” option of pull down menu.

 

Option 2: OTA Upgrade Procedure

1. Connect N8 to an Internet ready WiFi connection

2. Make sure your N8 internal memory has at least 100MB available storage

3. Select System upgrade from System Setup menu, when prompted by the system, select “OTA upgrade”.  The player will detect if there is a new firmware available.

4. If a new firmware is available, the player will display “Found new firmware XXX” at the top of the screen, select Download to proceed.

5. At the end of the download process, the system will prompt you to confirm “Update firmware now?” Selecting “OK ” to proceed.

6. The system will start the firmware upgrade immediately, you can monitor the process through the firmware upgrade screen.

7. The player will reboot into main menu when the firmware upgrade is completed. Please verify the firmware version number which is displayed under “About” option of pull down menu.

 

Attention

· N8 can support FAT/FAT32/exFAT/NTFS formatted TF card during the firmware upgrade process.

· 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

· If N8 is in charging status, the player will not reboot to main menu after firmware upgrade.  It will stop at the battery charging page, you need to disconnect the USB charger to complete the firmware upgrade process.


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