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Charlie Richman
2005-03-07, 08:57
> Since I installed my Squeezebox, there is constant
> static interference on AM radio reception. Is it
> the ethernet cable that is causing this -- or the
> Squeezebox itself??

My experience was that the source of the problem was
the Squeezebox power supply, not the Squeezebox
itself. You may find that simply switching to an
optical connection to your stereo is sufficient to
isolate the RF interference. In my case, optical
connection was not an option, so I solved the issue by
replacing the p/s with a similar unit found on eBay.

Charlie Richman

Alan D. Falk
2005-03-09, 08:41
Can somebody from SlimDevices address this issue with respect to
SqueezeBox2?

I experience AM RFI also. I use my SBG/Wireless in my bedroom, connected to
one of those Cambridge Soundworks high-end CD/clock radios (forgot model
number). If I want to listen to AM radio (eg, a ballgame), I have to unplug
the power on the SB. This is only a little inconvenient, since the SB boots
up pretty quickly when I plug it back in.

I'm not too likely to actually go and replace the power supply on the unit,
unless I have a specific recommendation and instructions. But, I am
considering a SB2. Does the SB2 have the same problem?

Thanks.

-Alan D. Falk


"Charlie Richman" <crichman (AT) yahoo (DOT) com> wrote
in message news:20050307155705.10705.qmail (AT) web30310 (DOT) mail.mud.yahoo.com...
> > Since I installed my Squeezebox, there is constant
> > static interference on AM radio reception. Is it
> > the ethernet cable that is causing this -- or the
> > Squeezebox itself??
>
> My experience was that the source of the problem was
> the Squeezebox power supply, not the Squeezebox
> itself. You may find that simply switching to an
> optical connection to your stereo is sufficient to
> isolate the RF interference. In my case, optical
> connection was not an option, so I solved the issue by
> replacing the p/s with a similar unit found on eBay.
>
> Charlie Richman
>
>