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N1/EX, N10, N100 SERIES

RELEASE NOTE

●FW Ver 4.04Beta [14th September, 2020]

 

[USB-DAC Local Player]

- Roon Ready Mode added.

  *MELCO won’t be "Roon core" or "Roon server" because Roon requires specific processor chipset for core. 

- While MELCO is working as Roon Ready USB transport, MELCO won’t accept any playback requests from UPnP AV/OpenHome Controller App.

- To turn off Media Server is recommended when Roon Ready Mode. Roon Core manages all metadata.

- MELCO’s internal storage can be used as a source. All tracks will be sent to Roon Core once for processing and be sent back to MELCO to play.

- TIDAL/qobuz can be managed by Roon and play on MELCO.

- Customer can utilize the high quality volume control of Roon core by setting DSD playback mode as PCM.

 

 

●FW Ver 4.02 [28th May, 2020]

 

[Media Server]

- 'MinimServer''SongKong' Installer stability update

- Status Menu now supports new status property of 'MinimServer'   

 

[Import from CD]

  - Bugfix regarding specific character of metadata stops importing as error

 

[USB-DAC Local Player]

  - Devices added for MELCO marker-less DSD

   McIntosh C2700 

   Soulnote S-3 

   Esoteric N-01XD K-01XD K-03XD

   LUXMAN D-10x D-03x

    etc.

  - Bugfix for specific file can be played only from front-panel, cannot from App.

 

[Web Remote]

  - Now the setting is persistent after power off or reboot.

 

[Downloader]

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

  - [mora] Support for requirement update.

 

 

●Ver. 4.01 [16th December, 2019] 

MELCO Music Library System Software Ver 4.01 for N1EX/N10/N100

[Changes from N10/N100 1.03]

- Supports N1 EX Series Hardware

   Home Screen for N1 EX

   2-Drives RAID supoort

   Power LED Brightness/RJ45 LED Control

   Dedicated Expansion/Backup/USB-DAC ports

 

[New Support features]

- Web Remote .. Control MELCO from any web browsers

- Internal Drive Check .. Same capability as N1 3.91

 

[New Server features]

- Media Server Selection .. Twonky Server/Minim Server/Off are available

- Song Kong Installer/Controller

   Minim Server is a popular UPnP/Open Home Media Server which supports various tags.

   Song Kong for MELCO Lite is a tool to obtain various tags available online.

   With them, you can utilize extended tags for rich browsing experience. MELCO provides navigation tree indexes for Classical/Jazz/Rock and Pops.

   *Minim Server and Song Kong can be updated separately from MELCO System Update.

   *When Minim Server is available, Twonky Server is disabled and some features depend on Twonky Server also be disabled.

    (ex. Playback using buttons on N1/N10/N100)

   *Song Kong/Minim Server takes more time to startup than Twonky Server. You can use them after 2 minutes from boot up or enable.

   *After Minim Server/Song Kong are activated, new share folder named Log will be appeared for trouble investigation.

   *Please contact Song Kong and Minim Server directly if any questions.

    Song Kong: http://www.jthink.net/songkong/

    Minim Server: https://minimserver.com/

   Media Server Off is useful for non-UPnP environment or non-server use.

 

[New USB-DAC local player features]

- Song Title/Artist Name for MELCO Localplay front panel playback

- Marker-less DSD support : Mark Levinson No5805/Ayre QB-9 twenty/PRIMARE i15

- vTuner internet radio browser can be used on MELCO Music HD app

 

[New CD import features]

- Song titles can be seen before importing

- Support Drive Tray Control with DOWN button 

 

[Improvements]

- New Song Title Font supports Chinese and Korean Characters

- USB-DAC local player: over 2GB WAV file can be played again

- New Time zone Option for China Standard and Taipei

- Behavior of OTOTOY downloader

- More stability for various environment

- Notice when backup without date/time settings.

 

N1, N1/2 series FIRMWARE

RELEASE NOTE

 

●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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