Matrix Audio releases firmware update for X-SABRE 3


Applicable models: X-SABRE 3

Firmware version: v1.0.1 Build053

What’s new:

  • AirPlay software package updated, playback quality of AirPlay improved.

  • New feature: RM4 remote control supported. The playback of the unit can be controlled by RM4.

  • Fixed the issue that the unit cannot enter Standby mode in some cases.

  •  Fixed the issue that some specific remote control of SONY TV mis-operates the unit.

  • Fixed the issue that when playing some specific music, the unit outputting popping sound due to incorrectly judging PCM as DoP data.

Update instructions:

  • Power on your X-SABRE 3 and connect it to the Internet.

  • Enter the Settings menu by tapping the "Gear" touch key on the front panel of the unit.


  • Use the "Left arrow" and "Right arrow" touch key to find the 16th option "Firmware update".


  • Tap the "Gear" touch key to start to check for update, when the display shows like the graph below, tap the "Right arrow" touch key to start to download the firmware.



  • When download completes, tap the "Right arrow" key to start installing the firmware.


  • Check the current firmware version in "Product Info" after the installation completes, the latest version number should be v1.0.1 Build053.


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