User Manuals

MELCO Music Library N1 /2EX & N10 & N50 & N100 series

User Manuals

Quick Setup Guide

MELCO Music HD App

Legacy model - MELCO N1 /2 Series

Software Manuals

Hardware Manuals


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



-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 


   '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. 



  - '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


    Ayre QB-9 twenty etc.



  - [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


  - 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.





Application Notes