Would have to look it up, which I can't right now.
Ah, you are using WOL? OK, I understand that, thought you are physically shutting down the server.My experience is that you need to manually switch back to MySB after using SBS if you want to stop your server from starting whenever you just want to listen to internet radio or online music services.
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Thread: How to Switch from SBS to MySB?
2009-11-18, 06:26 #11---
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2009-11-18, 09:28 #12
2009-11-18, 09:55 #13
Personally, I still think this should just be a universal "Switch Server" on the Home Menu. If I'm on SBS it offers MySB (which it does when you select Switch to MySB as a Home Menu item). But if I'm on MySB this option disappears (which makes sense since I'm already connected to MySB), but here I would have it say "Switch to SBS".
I know switching to SBS is easily achieved by simply going to either Switch Library or My Music where SBS will be offered. It just seems more consistent and more sensible to have a simple Home Menu item that simply offers the "other" server, IMHO.
2009-11-18, 10:47 #14
Ideally this source switching would be done automatically and transparently in the background. This distinction between MySB and SBS is unnecessary and holds back adoption of the device by non-tech users, e.g. my SO. Logic should be built into the Radio (and other SB devices) that says "if what I request to play is available on the internet, get it there; if it requires the server (i.e. "My Music"), start it up and connect; if it doesn't require the server, let it shut down". Fortunately, I subscribe to Rhapsody which means I can pretty much just leave the Radio attached to MySB and play anything. Unfortunately, many of the things I play are already on my server in a higher quality format.
Last edited by Apesbrain; 2009-11-18 at 10:49.
2009-11-18, 11:43 #15
For many, if currently on MySB then selecting My Music should just switch to the local SBS (it does this now with one extra click on the Radio).
And if on SBS then selecting Internet Radio or any Music Service within Apps should just switch to MySB.
But then for many others, like myself, I don't want to be pushed to MySB for such usage preferring to stay on SBS for it's added features & benefits when using Internet Radio and Music Services.
I completely understand both preferences. But now how do you accommodate both?? That's the hard part.