Download new firmware v1.17 for Cayin N6II Digital Audio Player

Posted in Nov 25, 2019 in Firmwares, no comment

This firmware is only for Cayin N6II device.

Cayin N6II

Download new firmware v1.17 for Cayin N6II Digital Audio Player from here or here.

Firmware details
Archive name: Cayin_N6MK2Int_20190911143538_8.1_user_update
Archive file size: 797 MB
Firmware image: Cayin_N6MK2Int_20190911143538_8.1_user_update.zip
Release date: 2019-09-17

Improvements with this firmware

1. Added LDAC Decoding support in Bluetooth audio input.
2. Fixed “Cayin Music stopped running” when deleting multiple music files in TF card through folder interface.
3. Fixed the bug when the player failed to display the headphone icon on the notification bar if the headphone is connected before powered up.
4. Modified UI wordings to enhance user experience.
5. Other bugs fixed and system optimizations.

* LDAC: LDAC is an audio coding technology developed by Sony, which allows streaming audio over Bluetooth connections up to 990kbit/s at 24bit/96kHz (also called high-resolution audio).

Instructions For Firmware update
Cayin will release firmware update to enhance and optimize N6ii as deem required. User can update the firmware through OTA or local update. Please make sure the device has sufficient battery power before you proceed. Please check the device has not less than 30% battery power, otherwise please charge up the player before you proceed to the firmware update.

OTA Update Procedure
1. Connect the N6ii to internet via Wi-Fi.
2. Enter the Settings menu, then proceed to “System” -> “Wireless Update”.
3. Press “Check for updates”, system will check for new firmware.
4. Press “Download” after new firmware is detected, system will start downloading the new firmware.
5. Press “Install now” after the firmware is successfully downloaded.
6. Press “OK” at the pop-up dialogue, system will start installing the new firmware.

Local Update Procedure
1. Download the latest firmware upgrade package from Cayin official website, you should receive a compressed file as XXXX.zip which is used for N6ii firmware update.
2. DO NOT decompress the zip file.
3. Copy the firmware file into the root directory of N6ii internal memory or TF card, insert the TF card into N6ii before you proceed to next step.
4. Enter the Settings menu, then proceed to “System” -> “Wireless Update”.
5. Press the “┇” icon on the top right corner of the screen.
6. Select “Local updates” in the pull-down menu.
7. Proceed to the directory where the firmware file is located, then select the firmware file.
8. Press “INSTALL NOW”.
9. Press “OK” at the pop-up dialogue, system will start installing the new firmware.

Pay Attention!
· Please make sure the device has not less than 30% battery power, otherwise please charge up the player before you proceed to firmware update.
· Please make sure your N6ii has more than 1GB of storage before the firmware update.
· Do not operate the device during firmware update.
· During firmware update, the device will turn off and reboot automatically. If the device does not reboot 3 minutes after turned off, please press and hold the POWER BUTTON for 3 seconds to boot up the device, the device will resume the firmware update process.
· Please delete/remove the firmware file from the TF card after firmware update.

Caution Please do not update firmware unless you know what you are doing, you really want it or it is absolutely necessary. Firmware updates may occasionally have bad results, like bricking your device, temporarily or permanently. The firmware update process is done entirely at your own risk. Before attempting to update the firmware, back up your data.

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