Firmware Version 3.1 Build 20160201

About This Release:

  • 1st February, 2016
  • This update will request reboot of device after the download is done.
  • Devices with firmware from Version 1.8.2 and earlier will need to update the boot code after reboot. There will be a message displayed on device warning people to not to power off the unit during this stage. The updating of boot code will take about 70 - 80 seconds. The unit will reboot after boot code has been updated.

Please make sure you do not reboot or turn off the unit during the update of boot code, or else the unit will no longer be able to boot up (will have to return to factory for flashing the boot code).


  • AirPlay wont work properly if switch on manually in iPad App.
  • Device wont join network if the name contains special letter.
  • RoonReady compatibility.
  • Metadata can not be ready correctly for DSF file over 2GB (Need to erase Lightning Server Index and re-index).


  • RoonReady Performance.
  • Upgrade to Taglib2 for better file metadata compatibility.

New Features:

  • Lightning Server can report current scan file path and name (need Lightning DS V2.5 to enable this feature).

Known Issues:

  • Device will wait at 176.4K or 352.8K rather than DSD64 or DSD128 when DAC Delay function is enabled.
  • Device may not work with particular type of USB drive in Mac OS X journaled format.
  • Device may not work with particular type of USB drive or SSD drive which request power over 5V/500mA.
  • USB DACs running on Wavelength USB firmware can not use USB playback function due to a confirmed bug of Wavelength USB firmware under Linux. The known effected brands are: Ayre, Aesthetix and Berkeley Audio.
  • Disable "DSD over PCM" only works on USB DACs that support sampling rate to 352.8K.
  • Certain kinds of 24bit AIF files will be reported as 32bit due to decoder bug.
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