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D B
2005-01-22, 12:48
I have had my squeezebox for about 3 weeks. Earlier this week, my remote control stopped working. Figuring that it could just be the batteries, I replaced the batteries with some fresh ones, and the remote worked again. But the next day, it was dead again. I replaced the batteries again last night, and the new batteries were dead by this morning. Has anybody had this problem before?

I got to say, I am not impressed by the quality of the squeezebox. They are cool, but this is the second problem I have had in the 3 weeks I have had it.

kdf
2005-01-22, 13:01
Quoting D B <db (AT) bedwells (DOT) net>:

> I have had my squeezebox for about 3 weeks. Earlier this week, my remote
> control stopped working. Figuring that it could just be the batteries, I
> replaced the batteries with some fresh ones, and the remote worked again.
> But the next day, it was dead again. I replaced the batteries again last
> night, and the new batteries were dead by this morning. Has anybody had this
> problem before?
>
> I got to say, I am not impressed by the quality of the squeezebox. They are
> cool, but this is the second problem I have had in the 3 weeks I have had it.


I've had the product(s) for easily 2 years and I think I've only had to change
the batteries once. I'm not even sure I actually HAD to since the problem at
the time was also an experimental firmware that I was testing that happened to
have a problem with IR at the time.

Other than the software quirks with using the very latest in software, the
squeezebox has been very reliable. If you are having problems, I strongly
suggest you contact support (AT) slimdevices (DOT) com. They may be able to help, or
arrange for an RMA. If you bought through a distribtor, you may need to contac
them first. If you purchased directly, then there is the 30-day satisfaction
guarantee, so no better reason for contacting them asap.

-kdf