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Allan Hise
2005-01-07, 13:25
Thanks Jason. I plugged in a cable and after about 20 songs that I
definitely heard skips in yesterday, everything seems great.
So, I guess I need to debug a wireless network problem, since I can't have
this long cable strung all over the place...

Allan

On Fri, 7 Jan 2005, Jason wrote:

> Sounds like a network issue, most of us here aren't experiencing issues like
> this. Can you test it wired up with a hardwired ethernet cable and see if
> the problem goes away?
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: discuss-bounces (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com
> > [mailto:discuss-bounces (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com] On Behalf Of Allan Hise
> > Sent: Friday, January 07, 2005 12:27 PM
> > To: discuss (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com
> > Subject: [slim] sound quality issue
> >
> > I got a squeezebox a few weeks ago to take the place of an
> > old, homebrew
> > MP3 server/player box I built several years ago that is now
> > showing signs of age.
> >
> > My setup may be slightly unusual... The old Linux box is now
> > just an NFS server to my mac, running OS X 10.3.7 and the
> > slimserver. The squeezebox is wireless, and after a few
> > initial signal strength issues, I think those problems are
> > solved (though I still have the occasional dropout).
> >
> > Before I got the squeezebox, I listened to my MP3s (mostly
> > 128 Mbps bitrate -- I know, low quality), with the linux box
> > via the stereo, via itunes on my cube and via my or my wife's
> > iPod. With those sources, all is well, but with the
> > squeezebox, I occasionally get chirps and buzzes in the
> > songs, using either the optical cable or RCA cables. These
> > blips of digital noise don't happen with the other sources.
> >
> > Any ideas what could be causing it? Any settings I should
> > check, verify, etc. Any other info needed?
> >
> > Otherwise, the squeezebox is pretty great (though I am having
> > trouble figuring out how to stream NPR's "all things
> > considered".... but that is probably just operator error)
> >
> > Thanks,
> >
> > Allan
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >

Jack Coates
2005-01-07, 14:34
Allan Hise wrote:
> Thanks Jason. I plugged in a cable and after about 20 songs that I
> definitely heard skips in yesterday, everything seems great.
> So, I guess I need to debug a wireless network problem, since I can't have
> this long cable strung all over the place...
>
> Allan

I dunno, makes a handy clothesline, or you could use it to play zipline
games with G.I. Joe dolls.

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