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02-02-2009 14:03:01  
  COWON A3 Firmware V1.31
COWON A3 Firmware V1.31
Please make sure the battery is charged enough for upgrade.
Please do not turn off the device while it is upgrading.
Please back up your data.
Please make sure you are disconnecting device with "safely remove hardware" for safely disconnect your
device and PC.
Please download firmware only on our website.
You are able to check files are saved correctly and through "check disk" you are be able to improve
device's stability. ( Start > Run > chkdsk /f drive: )
COWON Media Center - JetAudio can easily convert or rip your files to compatible files on COWON A3.
(AVI, MP4, Musepack, WavPack, TTA, APE, FLAC and so on)
Movie player
- Improved video playback performance of HD Xvid files.
(be able to play high resolution files that are over 1280*720p)
- Improved stability of performance of some faulty video files that contain AC3 audio codec.
- Fixed the error that aspect ratio changes to "Auto" when back to watch movies from photo mode.
- Fixed the error that video and audio were out of sync when some files,
which contain MP3 audio codec of VBR, were playing.
- Fixed the error that particular resolution of H.264 video files were not playing.
Music player
- Fixed the error that some of lyrics were passing faster then it supposed to when music played
from resent files.
- Fixed the error that album art image was blinking when you press 'C' button to go back to see photo mode
while playing music that contains album art image.
- Fixed the error that Meta information and karaoke lyrics were over lapped while music is playing after back
from main menu.
Image viewer
- Fixed error that some picture files are burring.
- Improved Stability of multi-tasking function that seeing picture while listening to music.
- Improved support resolution of wallpaper. It is able to set wallpaper while listing to music and support
GIF files.
Mobile TV
- Fixed the error that subtitles are irregularly not displayed in 1SEG.
Please read the notes before installing the firmware.
1. The current firmware version of your COWON A3 is different from the application version.
2. Device does not power up after formatting.
3. Device halts due to deletion of the system folder or other unknown bugs.
4. After Disk Cleanup due to the HDD error.
5. Known bugs are fixed with the new firmware.
6. New features are enhanced with the new firmware.
Please read the notes before installing the firmware..
1. Unzip the latest firmware provided by and save it in any folder.
2. Please use the USB port on the back side of your computer when upgrading firmware.
3. The battery must be enough or fully charged.
After unzip the firmware file, select all files in the firmware folder and right click to copy.
Connect COWON A3 to a PC via USB cable.
When connection is made, paste the firmware files to the root folder in COWON A3.
Click "Safely remove hardware" icon in the tray at the lower right corner of your computer screen to
disconnect COWON A3 from a PC
Make sure that COWON A3 is turned off. Press the power button.
COWON A3 will automatically start firmware upgrade.
You can check the upgraded version of firmware in System Information under Settings menu.
Please check the version of firmware is right, and restart the device then firmware upgrade is done.

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