LLK-UNIBLUE LLK-BLUELITE LLK-UNILITE LLK-AUXLITE firmwares (11.04.2018)

 


Firmware versions for Loudlink LLK-UNIBLUE LLK-BLUELITE LLK-UNILITE and LLK-AUXLITE models.

How to update firmware:

  • unzip, and copy fw.hex file to the root directory of newly formatted empty SD card
  • insert SD card to Loudlink when radio is off, and Loudlink LED is also off
  • within 10-15 seconds firmware update have to start
  • Loudlink LED blinking for around 15 seconds
  • if update not started, remove SD card, and insert again when Loudlink LED is off
  • after successful update Loudlink LED will switch off back
  • if Loudlink LED flashing with BLUE color after update, disconnect Loudlink and connect again to restart update. (don't remove SD card, don't delete fw.hex file!)
  • DON'T disconnect Loudlink during update!
  • fw.hex file after update not required, but you don't need to delete
 


Firmware versions V1.0.x.x compatible with:
  • Alfa Romeo 166 (ICS Becker BE2569, BE2580 radio)
  • Lancia Lybra NAVIGATION (ICS Becker BE2569, BE2580 radio)
Firmware versions V1.1.x.x compatible with:
  • Porsche Boxster / 911 (Becker PCM1 System)
  • Porsche Boxster / 911 (Becker CR22)
Firmware versions V2.1.x.x compatible with:
  • Fiat STILO (Visteon OA / OB radio)
Firmware versions V2.3.x.x compatible with:
  •  Alfa Romeo 147 / 156 / GT Connect NAV+
Firmware versions V2.4.x.x compatible with:
  • Fiat GRANDE PUNTO (Grundig System)
Firmware versions V2.5.x.x compatible with:
  • Alfa Romeo 147 / 156 / GT / GTV 916 / Spider 916 (Alfa Romeo 937 Blaupunkt radio)
  • Alfa Romeo 156 (RNS4 Blaupunkt radio)
  • Alfa Romeo 159 / Brera / Spider (Alfa Romeo 939 Blaupunkt radio)
  • Alfa Romeo 159 / Brera / Spider ConnectNAV+
  • Alfa Romeo MITO, GIULIETTA (early models, without "Blue and Me")
  • Fiat 500 (Fiat 312 Blaupunkt radio, without "Blue and Me")
  • Fiat BRAVO ConnectNAV+
  • Fiat CROMA ConnectNAV+
  • Fiat DOBLO, DUCATO, SCUDINO, FIORINO, PUNTO, GRANDE PUNTO, IDEA, PANDA, MULTIPLA, PALIO normal radio
  • Fiat PUNTO RNS3 radio
  • Lancia DELTA, MUSA, YPSILON normal radio
  • Lancia DELTA INSTANT NAV radio
  • Lancia MUSA ConnectNAV+
  • Maserati 4200 Coupé / Spyder SATNAV radio
  • Maserati Quattroporte M139
Firmware versions V2.6.x.x compatible with:
  • Fiat BRAVO standard radio
Firmware versions V2.7.x.x compatible with:
  • Fiat STILO ConnectNAV+
Firmware versions V3.0.x.x compatible with:
  • Lancia THESIS
Firmware versions V4.0.x.x compatible with:
  • Lancia LYBRA NO NAV (Grundig System, without Navigation)
 What's the new in the firmware version x.x.3.4 (14.02.2018)?
  • Startup freeze bugfix for 1.0.x.x and 1.1.x.x versions.
What's the new in the firmware version x.x.3.3 (14.02.2018)?
  • AUX-in function added on Microphone input, when Bluetooth not connected or SD card not inserted.  In this case, CD5 Track1-Track8 defines AUX volume.
    When Bluetooth connected, CD5 Track1-Track8 defines Microphone volume.
    Default volume for AUX is Track3, for Microphone is Track8.
  • 3D Boost disable: On CD5 go until Track13, wait while time counter roll over 00:05, go to Track1-Track8 to save settings, and set Microphone / AUX gain.
    Turn OFF head unit, wait while Loudlink LED goes off, Turn ON head unit.
    To enable 3D Boost feature: On CD5 go until Track14, wait while time counter roll over 00:05, go to Track1-Track8 to save settings, and set Microphone / AUX gain.
    Default is 3D Boost enabled.
  • AUX Stereo mode disable, for LLK-UNIBLUE hardware version V1.0.4 and before, which has no got stereo Microphone / AUX input.
    On CD5 go until Track15, wait while time counter roll over 00:05, go to Track1-Track8 to save settings, and set Microphone / AUX gain.
    Turn OFF head unit, wait while Loudlink LED goes off, Turn ON head unit.
    To enable AUX Stereo mode: On CD5 go until Track16, wait while time counter roll over 00:05, go to Track1-Track8 to save settings, and set Microphone / AUX gain.
    Default is AUX Stereo mode.
  • RESET Loudlink to Factory default settings:
    On CD5 go until Track17, wait while time counter roll over 00:05, go to Track1-Track8 to save settings, and set Microphone / AUX gain.
    Turn OFF head unit, wait while Loudlink LED goes off, Turn ON head unit.

What's the new in the firmware version x.x.3.0 (31.05.2017)?

  • 2 Phones supported for Bluetooth connectivity
    - Initiate 1st pairing: On CD4 go until Track6
    - Pair first phone
    - Initiate 2nd pairing if you want to use 2nd phone: On CD4 go until Track4
    - Pair second phone
    - Go to CD3

    Loudlink will connect automatically to last used phone.

    If you want to connect to another paired phone, connect manually inside Phone Bluetooth menu, or press "Next Track" button twice on Head Unit within 5 seconds.

  • SONY, HTC and some other Android phones music playback and hands free bug fixed

    - Case of high intensity noise issue over Bluetooth music streaming: On CD5 go until Track9, wait while time counter roll over 00:05, go to Track1-Track8 to save settings, and set Microphone gain. 

    Turn OFF head unit, wait while Loudlink LED goes off, Turn ON head unit.

    To reset this feature On CD5 go until Track10, wait while time counter roll over 00:05, go to Track1-Track8 to save settings, and set Microphone gain.

    - Case of no hands free voice over Bluetooth: On CD5 go until Track11, wait while time counter roll over 00:05, go to Track1-Track8 to save settings, and set Microphone gain. 

    Turn OFF head unit, wait while Loudlink LED goes off, Turn ON head unit.

    To reset this feature On CD5 go until Track12, wait while time counter roll over 00:05, go to Track1-Track8 to save settings, and set Microphone gain.

    To be sure Loudlink is in default settings (best music streaming, and hands free performance) you have to see in your phone Bluetooth device list: "Loudlink CarKit Vxxxxb..."  or "Loudlink BlueLT Vxxxxb..." where "b" means Loudlink is in default configuration.

  • Improved CODEC for music playback from SD card
  • Improved CD Changer protocol emulation
What's the new in the firmware version x.x.2.5?
  • ANDROID pairing bug fixed
What's the new in the firmware version x.x.2.4?
  • SIRI and other voice assistant activation with fast rewind button
  • restore SD card playback position after Bluetooth call bug fixed
  • improved CD Changer emulation
  • improved fast fwd / rwd function (if radio supports)
  • modified Disk layout

    if SD card INSERTED:

    Disk1 : access to folders on SD card (track1 means folder1, track2 means folder2, etc.)
    Disk2 : play files within selected folder on Disk1
    Disk3 : Bluetooth music playback / call manager (track1 means reject / hangup calls, track3 means answer calls)
    Disk4 : Bluetooth setup (track2 means disconnect current connection, track4 initiate pairings)
    Disk5 : hands free microphone volume (track1 - track8)
    Disk6 - Disk10 : same as Disk3

    if SD card NOT INSERTED:

    Disk1 - Disk3 : Bluetooth music playback / call manager (track1 means reject / hangup calls, track3 means answer calls)
    Disk4 : Bluetooth setup (track2 means disconnect current connection, track4 initiate pairings)
    Disk5 : hands free microphone volume (track1 - track8)
    Disk6 - Disk10 : same as Disk3
     
  • restore playback position from SD card when switch between SD card / Bluetooth
  • answer / reject / hangup Bluetooth calls during playback from SD cardautomatically initiate Bluetooth connection after power-up


This product was added to our catalog on Monday 26 October, 2015.