View Full Version : Hiss, crack, pop, distortion from my squeezebox,please help!

Mark Lanctot
2006-01-12, 14:15
Do these files play OK in a computer audio player?

foobar2000, for instance, will let you know if it
encounters errors.

Blaine wrote:
> Hello everyone, i have had my squeezebox for about a
month now (the
> latest generation squeezebox, hardwired cat5) and
sense the beginning
> on certain songs there will be a very harsh amount
of distortion making
> it impossible to listen to those songs. The problem
seems to only happen
> with certain VBR mp3 rips but it does happen
strikingly often. I have
> disabled replaygain in an attempt to stop this
problem but it still
> persists. I have my squeezebox hooked up directly to
a Marantz PM7200
> amp feeding a pair of Dynaudio Audience 52se's with
the analog output
> on the squeezebox utilizing a good pair of
interconnects. There doesnt
> seem to be any problems with any of my FLAC rips,
but i'de say 1 in 10
> mp3's have this distortion problem. If anyone has
any suggestions i
> would greatly appreciate it. Also, i am running
SlimServer Version:
> 6.2.1 - 5194 on windows XP.


Mark Lanctot

2006-01-13, 12:03
I installed slimserver 6.2.2 and all problems seem to have dissapeared. Thanks for the reply though.