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N1 QUICK SETUP GUIDE & COPYRIGHT TRADEMARK


Legacy model - MELCO N1 /1 Series

NOTE: N1 series user manuals include both Hardware and Software information in one file. For checking the lasted FW Software information, please see the N1/2 Series Software Manuals above.


Dataswitch S100 Quick Setup Guide & Notice


Optical Disc Drive D100 Quick Setup Guide & Notice


External Disk Drive E100 Quick Setup Guide & Notice


MELCO Music Library System Software

Please use the driver, software and firmware only if you accept the License Agreement after reading it carefully.

Release Notes

Ver 4.30 [1st December, 2021]

 

[Media Server]

-Twonky was updated to 8.5.2

-MinimServer/SongKong installer stability improvement

-Better 'Start to rescan' message

 

[File Sharing]

-Better Windows Integration (can be turned off)

-Better Case Sensitive Artist folder operation

 

[Import/Backup/Revert]

-Better invalid filename handling

   Some error regarding Filenames won't stop the copy session.

   Error filenames can be listed after the whole copy session.

 

[Support Function]

-Improved Web service availability check

-Set OK as default value for 'New system software' notice

 

[RNDIS USB Tethering Support]

-Android smartphone can be used for temporally WAN conncection

 

[Import from CD]

-Support to import CD-DA to Expansion drive

  Notice:Expansion drive is set as case insensitive. Gracenote cover art is not supported for Expansion drive

-Support to turn off Gracenote cover art for Internal Drive.

 

[Expansion Drive Support]

-One of Two rear USB ports can be registered as EXPANSION port (N100/N10 only)

  After setting, USB drive can be recognized as Expansion Automatically.

  Auto recognition is available not only plug-in, but system power-on.

  (Regardless of this setting, CD drive and USB-DAC are available to connect)

 

[USB DAC Local Player (front panel playback)]

-Supports some third party USB remote controller

  L8STAR G20S pro /August PCR450 are compatible.

   Playback Control/Track Control/Volume Control(PCM)/Direct 10key Track Selection are supported

-Supports USB HID control

  Track control or Volume control button on some USB-DAC can be used samely as USB remote controller

-Repeat mode/Time display mode are persistent until power-off

-New MELCO Marker-less DSD supported device

  Soulnote D-3/Z-3

 

[CD transport mode (front panel playback)]

-Supports some third party USB remote controller

  L8STAR G20S pro /August PCR450 are compatible.

  Playback Control/Track Control/Volume Control(PCM)/Direct 10key Track Selection are supported

-Time display mode is persistent until power-off 

For Original N1 and N1/2 Series 

Release Notes

●FW Ver 3.93 [27th July, 2021]

 

 

[Media Server]

 

-Improved stability of MinimServer2 starter edition and SongKong Installer/Controller

 

 

●FW Ver 3.92 [13th May, 2020]

 

[Media Server]

- Fully renewed for 'MinimServer''SongKong'

- New Menu 'Media Server App'

   'TwonkyServer' 'MinimServer' 'Off' are available.

*   As [MELCO Localplay] front panel USB-DAC playback depends on TwonkyServer, it will be disabled when set to other than TwonkyServer. 

    'MinimServer' requires internet connection for initial installation. MinimServer version installed is MinimServer 2 Starter Edition 

    (free version with limited functionality, paid upgrade available). 

    For details, see the 

        minimserver.com/minimserver2/melco

    page.

   'Rescan Songs and Playlists' also works for MinimServer

   'Configure MinimServer' menu presents URL for Web Configuration.

   'Version Check' menu helps updating MinimServer independently from MELCO System Software.

 

- New Menu 'SongKong'

   'SongKong' requires internet connection for initial installation (as Lite version)

   'SongKong Service' disables/enables resident SongKong service.

   'Configure SongKong' menu presents URL for controlling SongKong via a web browser. 

    This includes upgrade path to full version.

   'Version Check' menu helps update SongKong independently from MELCO System Software.    

 

* What is 'MinimServer'

  Alternative UPnP AV Media Server Software  dedicated to serve music (not for Movies/Photos)

  Now MinimServer is 'recommended server' to use  with various players such as dCS, Esoteric.

 

* What is 'SongKong'

  It gathers/maintains detailed metadata for tracks including artwork inside MELCO using online databases.

  Unlike Gracenote, SongKong works for all files installed. 

  SongKong Lite creates a preview detailed report showing the metadata that can be added, to save the changes requires a full Melco license.

  SongKong Lite also provide the capability to manually edit track metadata on the web browser. 

 

[Status]

  - 'Music Database' shows MinimServer status when 'MinimServer' selected.

  - 'Media Server' shows MinimServer version when 'MinimServer' selected. 

 

[Import from CD]

  - Bugfix regarding specific character of metadata stops importing as error

 

[USB-DAC Local Player]

  - Support for 2GB-4GB WAV files again

    * FW 3.90-3.91 treats WAV files 2GB-4GB as 'suspicious'.

      because most of old WAV files indicates 2GB-4GB are actually broken. But now there is a demand to play large WAV files on MELCO

      so we remove this limit again.

  - Devices added for MELCO marker-less DSD

    Mark Levinson No508x

    PRIMARE I15

    Ayre QB-9 twenty etc.

 

[Downloader]

  - [OTOTOY] Retry within the session added when bought files are not ready on site.

  - [mora] Support for requirement update.

 

 

●FW Ver 3.91 [6th June, 2019]

 

[New menu item]

    'PC-incompatible characters' menu item was added.


[Dark Mode]

 - Behavior of stopping dark mode was improved.

 

[USB-DAC Local Player]

  - Devices added for MELCO marker-less DSD

  NAGRA TUBE DAC etc.

  - Some bugs fixed regarding playback source icon.

 

[Import from CD]

  - Bugfix regarding specific character of metadata stops importing as error

  - Replace PC incompatible character after the CD import. (Replace more character than 3.90)

 

  * NOTE *

    Files and Folders already imported on 3.90 and uses PC incompatible character will not fixed on the firmware update.

    'Support'>'PC-incompatible characters'

    will check and fix the characters.

 

 

 

 


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