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GBWinMA@aol.com
2005-01-01, 13:25
Hello & Happy New Year!

I just receive my Squeezebox for wireless networks yesterday in the mail!
The setup went extremely well. The problem I am encountering is that as soon
as I get more than 5 feet from the wireless router, I loose my signal and get
the following message:

"Problem: Can't find a wireless network."

We have a Linksys wireless access point, and we have numerous wireless
devices throughout the house including laptops (both Windows based and Mac based)
as well as Airport Expresses.

We have no problem with these other units getting signals anywhere in the
house, but the Squeezebox appears to not want to cooperate!

I have even turned off the firewall that we use and that didn't make any
difference.

As I mentioned above, if I have the Squeezebox anywhere within 5 feet of the
Linksys unit, and if I am in the same room as it, the Squeezebox works fine.

It appears to me that my Squeezebox has a faulty receiver. It is a black
Squeezebox with a serial number = 209AB1A

Any comments or suggestions?

Sincerely,
Gordon Whittaker
6 Puritan Road
Reading, MA 01867

kdf
2005-01-01, 13:53
Quoting GBWinMA (AT) aol (DOT) com:

> Any comments or suggestions?

double check that the antenna connection is on fully. Don't try to screw it in
too tight, but it should be snug. If you have access to a torx screwdriver, you
can always try checking the internal connection as well. Those used to be a
problem, in that they sometimes seemed to have fallen out during shipping.
However, this shoudln't be as likly now since I believe the connections are
fixed in place a bit more reliably.

-kdf

Daniel Cohen
2005-01-01, 14:30
On 1/1/05 at 12:53 pm -0800, kdf wrote
>Quoting GBWinMA (AT) aol (DOT) com:
>
>> Any comments or suggestions?
>
>double check that the antenna connection is on fully.


Also you can check the signal strength. It is under Settings on the
Squeezebox menu and also available under the Web interface. It
porbably won't tell you anything much that you don't know, but can't
harm to look at what it says.


>Don't try to screw it in
>too tight, but it should be snug. If you have access to a torx
>screwdriver, you
>can always try checking the internal connection as well. Those used to be a
>problem, in that they sometimes seemed to have fallen out during shipping.
>However, this shoudln't be as likly now since I believe the connections are
>fixed in place a bit more reliably.
>
>-kdf
>