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Version:Announcement of Cayin N8 firmware v2.3
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Date:2019-04-10 01:04:09
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Announcement of Cayin N8 firmware v2.3


This is a firmware focused on enhancing the output options available to N8 users.  With the improved connectivity as well as the ability to manipulate the sound signature, the N8 is evolved into a more adaptive audio center for portable and home audio applications.

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New Functions and System Optimization

1. Add new Line out adjustment feature, enable user to fine tune the output level of Line Out to facilitate better matching of portable and desktop amplifiers.

a) At LO_LdB setting, 3.5 line out level is 1.0V, 4.4 line out level is 2.0V

b) At LO_MdB setting, 3.5 line out level is 1.5V, 4.4 line out level is 3.2V

c) At LO_HdB setting, 3.5 line out level is 2.0V, 4.4 line out level is 4.3V

2. Add new pop-up warning notice when user changes 4.4mm Balanced Output setting (at pull down menu) from Phone Out to Line out.

3. Enhanced PCM Digital Filter in Music Setting to 6 user selectable options (only 2 previously)

4. Add new SDS Digital Filter option in Music Setting with 2 user-selectable options

5. Bug fixed: click at the Home button at Playback list will not go to Playback interface occasionally.

6. 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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