LUMIN

LUMIN Support - Firmware Release Notes

Version 10.2 (Feb 8, 2018)

Enhancements and fixes:

  • Improve Spotify Connect support with LUMIN app
  • M1, added MQA support
  • U1, Improve PCM downsample and DSD to PCM conversion quality
  • A1 / T1 / D1 / D2, Improve MQA quality
  • S1 / A1 / T1 / D1 / D2, Fixed mono file playback
  • S1 / A1 / T1 / D1, Fix Roon 352/384kHz playback noise issue

Version 10.1a (Nov 30, 2017)

Enhancements and fixes:

  • Fixed TuneIn empty page issue

Version 10.0 (Nov 14, 2017)

Enhancements and fixes:

  • Spotify Connect supported

Version 9.05 (Oct 11, 2017)

Enhancements and fixes:

  • Improve MQA processing performance
  • Enabled TIDAL MQA gapless playback (require higher network bandwidth)
  • Fixed Airplay connection problem with MacOS
  • U1: fixed tunein internet radio problem

Version 9.04 (Sep 27, 2017)

Enhancements and fixes:

  • MQA enabled on LUMIN U1

Version 9.02 (Aug 18, 2017)

Enhancements and fixes:

  • Fixed LUMIN S1/A1/T1/D1 bug, may cause noise playing between tracks.

Version 9.01 (Aug 7, 2017)

Enhancements and fixes:

  • MQA enabled on LUMIN S1, A1, T1, D1

Version 8.05 (Jul 25, 2017)

Enhancements and fixes:

  • Other minor bug fix.

Version 8.04 (Jun 9, 2017)

Enhancements and fixes:

  • Improve Roon performance. Faster processing speed and respond.

Version 8.03 (Apr 10, 2017)

Enhancements and fixes:

  • LUMIN U1: on USB audio output, support native DSD mode.
  • LUMIN U1: on USB audio output, support DSD256 11.2MHz.

Version 8.02 (Mar 16, 2017)

Enhancements and fixes:

  • Auto stop Roon playback in order to apply re-sampling setting changes.
  • Other minor bug fix.

Version 8.01 (Mar 8, 2017)

Enhancements and fixes:

  • Support Roon Ready, LUMIN works as Roon speaker.
    *in LUMIN app's LUMIN player setting, disable "LUMIN Streaming" will disable Roon Ready support.
  • Other minor bug fix.

Version 8.00 Roon Test (Jan 10, 2017)

Enhancements and fixes:

  • Support Roon, LUMIN works as Roon speaker.
    *this is a test version and some Roon function may not work perfectly.
    *in LUMIN app's LUMIN player setting, disable "LUMIN Streaming" will disable Roon support.

Version 7.09 (Oct 5, 2016)

Enhancements and fixes:

  • Support Linn Kazoo app control of Tidal/Qobuz
  • Other minor bug fix.

Version 7.07 (Jun 15, 2016)

Enhancements and fixes:

  • Improve LUMIN U1 TIDAL streaming stability.
  • Fixed LUMIN U1 volume control reset problem after power cycle.
  • Other minor bug fix.

Version 7.06 (Apr 27, 2016)

Enhancements and fixes:

  • Fixed LUMIN U1 problem of Optical and Coaxial output in 20bit instead of 24bit.
  • Fixed LUMIN U1 unable to use NTFS formated USB HDD.
  • Fixed problem of repeat playback of very short (<20sec) music track.

Version 7.05 (Apr 18, 2016)

Enhancements and fixes:

  • Fixed LUMIN U1 problem of 44.1kHz FLAC up-sampling to DSD128.
  • Minor bug fix.

Version 7.04 (Mar 22, 2016)

Enhancements and fixes:

  • Fixed AIFF to DoP up-sampling digital output noise.
  • Minor bug fix.

Version 7.03 (Jan 21, 2016)

Enhancements and fixes:

  • Fixed random playback corruption at the end of DSF file.
  • System optimization.

Version 7.02 (Oct 15, 2015)

Enhancements and fixes:

  • Support WAV extensible format.
  • Minor bug fix.

Version 7.01 (Aug 1, 2015)

Enhancements and fixes:

  • User can Disable TIDAL & Qobuz service if not needed.
    Please use LUMIN app 5.01+, in TIDAL or Qobuz settings, select Disable.
  • Current or saved Playlist should work, even though UPnP/DLNA server IP address is changed.

Version 7.00 (Jul 10, 2015)

Enhancements and fixes:

  • Support Qobuz online streaming integration.
    Please use LUMIN app 5.0+, and input your Qobuz account on your LUMIN player.
    If you don't have Qobuz account, please go to Qobuz website to open an account.

Version 6.01 (Jun 5, 2015)

Enhancements and fixes:

  • Reduce gap between tracks for MP3/AAC lossy audio file.
  • Minor bug fix.

Version 6.00 (May 12, 2015)

Enhancements and fixes:

  • Support TIDAL online streaming integration.
    Please use LUMIN app 4.0+, and input your TIDAL account on your LUMIN player.
    If you don't have TIDAL account, please go to TIDAL website to open an account.

Version 5.10 (Mar 3, 2015)

Enhancements and fixes:

  • Support Custom URL on TuneIn.

Version 5.09 (Dec 17, 2014)

Enhancements and fixes:

  • Support more Internet Radio Station on TuneIn.

Version 5.08 (Sep 29, 2014)

Enhancements and fixes:

  • (regression) Fixed Airplay problem on LUMIN S1 caused by firmware 5.07.

Version 5.07 (Sep 8, 2014)

Enhancements and fixes:

  • Minor bug fix.

Version 5.06 (Aug 7, 2014)

Enhancements and fixes:

  • (regression) Fixed LUMIN S1 may miss initial 0.5 second music of a track when playback starts.
  • Support file playback from LUMIN L1 using direct USB connection (if user really want to use L1 as a USB HDD)
  • Display multiple Artist on the front panel when multiple Artist tags are presented.

Version 5.05 (Jul 28, 2014)

Enhancements and fixes:

  • Fixed LUMIN S1 random subtle "pop" noise during start/pause/stop of playing DSD file.

Version 5.04 (Jul 9, 2014)

Enhancements and fixes:

  • Fixed LUMIN S1 may miss initial 0.5 second music of a track when playback starts.
  • Fixed LUMIN may disappear on network when IP address is changed.
  • Fixed LUMIN USB Music Server can not read some embedded art work.

Version 5.02 (Apr 22, 2014)

Enhancements and fixes:

  • Display LUMIN model in "About" info
  • Support LUMIN S1
  • Other minor bug fix.

Version 5.00 (Feb 17, 2014)

Enhancements and fixes:

  • Added Internet Radio via TuneIn service.
    Go to TuneIn website and create an account (sign in).
    Browse TuneIn radio list and add some radio channels to your Favorites folder.
    Using LUMIN app version 2.0.4 or newer, in LUMIN Options->Internet Radio Setting, input your TuneIn sign in.
    LUMIN app "Internet Radio" tab will show the radio channel in your TuneIn Favorites list.
    Tap or double tap radio channel icon to listen to the channel.
    **Due to different internet radio channels use various audio codecs and streaming formats, some radio channels may not play on LUMIN.
  • Added LUMIN Options->Ultra-sonic Filter for DSD Playback.
    On some listening systems, if there is excessive high frequency noise when playing DSD file or using PCM to DSD up-sampling, Please Enabled this settings to reduce noise.

Version 4.02 (Dec 19, 2013)

Enhancements and fixes:

  • Fixed a playback problem at the end of some rare PCM files.

Version 4.01 (Nov 27, 2013)

Enhancements and fixes:

  • Minor bug fix.

Version 4.00 (Oct 25, 2013)

Enhancements and fixes:

  • Added LUMIN USB Server
    User can connect a USB Harddrive or USB flash drive on LUMIN USB port.
    A "LUMIN USB Server" will be available on the network.
    Please use the latest LUMIN app (or other UPnP Controller, such as Kinsky or PlugPlayer) to browse "LUMIN USB Server".
    User can play music file on the USB storage to the local LUMIN player, or to other UPnP Renderer (such as Linn DS or Naim streamer) on the network.
    Supported audio file formats are WAV, AIFF, FLAC, ALAC, MP3, AAC, DFF, DSF and DoP files.
    The "LUMIN USB Server" will be stopped and disappear when USB storage is removed from LUMIN.
    **Supported filesystems are FAT32, NTFS and EXT2/3. exFAT and HFS are not supported.
    **When there are multiple partitions on the USB storage, only the first partition is read. Card Reader with multiple slots is not supported. Direct USB connection (MTP) with a Smartphone is not supported.

Version 3.03 (Oct 3, 2013)

Enhancements and fixes:

  • Fixed a Volume Control bug in generic UPnP Renderer mode

Version 3.02 (Jul 4, 2013)

Enhancements and fixes:

  • Added 88.2kHz and 96kHz PCM to DSD realtime Up-sampling options
    **please use the latest LUMIN app to set the new PCM to DSD options.

Version 3.01 (Jun 4, 2013)

Enhancements and fixes:

  • Added DSD over PCM (DoP) via Coaxial digital output
    DoP output works for .DFF, .DSF and DoP file playback, as well as in PCM to DSD Up-sampling playback.
    **when DoP Output is enabled, DSD playback is disabled on Analog Output.
  • Fixed DoP marker bug. LUMIN now works with MinimServer DoP transcode and jRiver DoPE (DoP over Ethernet).

Version 3.00 (May 20, 2013)

Enhancements and fixes:

  • Added PCM to DSD realtime Up-sampling.
    For 44.1kHz and 48kHz lossless (FLAC, ALAC, AIFF, WAV) audio file playback, user can set Up-sampling to DSD.
    44.1kHz will be upsampled to 2.822MHz 1 bit, 48kHz will be upsampled to 3.072Mhz 1 bit.
    In PCM to DSD Up-sample mode, HDMI outputs DSD bitstream, Coaxial digital output is disabled.
  • Enhanced Playlist from 1000 tracks to 2000 tracks

Version 2.03 (Apr 12, 2013)

Changes and Fixed:

  • Added Invert Phase control
  • Supports gapless playback with jRiver using UPnP AV SetNextAVTransportURI command

Version 2.02 (Mar 18, 2013)

Changes and Fixed:

  • Fixed DoP WAV/AIFF playback problem caused by firmware 2.01

Version 2.01 (Mar 14, 2013)

Changes and Fixed:

  • Fixed playback issue on some AIFF audio file with unusual data structure

Version 2.00 (Mar 8, 2013)

Changes and Fixed:

  • Supports Airplay streaming

Version 1.06 (Feb 21, 2013)

Changes and Fixed:

  • Fixed Front Panel Display does not stay Off when set to Off

Version 1.05 (Feb 6, 2013)

Changes and Fixed:

  • Fixed Digital Audio Output occasionally no sound problem

Version 1.04 (Feb 4, 2013)

Changes and Fixed:

  • Minor bug fix

Version 1.03 (Jan 30, 2013)

Changes and Fixed:

  • Added De-emphasis On/Off option for 44.1 lossless audio file playback
  • Added Digital Audio Output On/Off option

Version 1.02 (Jan 22, 2013)

Changes and Fixed:

  • Improve support for AIFF file with illegal metadata in file header

Version 1.01 (Jan 21, 2013)

Changes and Fixed:

  • Minor bug fix

Version 1.00 (Jan 16, 2013)

Changes and Fixed:

  • Fixed Re-sampling bugs

Version 0.99b (Dec 21, 2012)

Changes and Fixed:

  • Initial firmware release