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WernerT
2006-02-06, 16:25
The squeezebox 3 seems a great product to me, as it offers more than other rivals. I'm comparing it with the reciva internet radio (see http://www.reciva.com/), which has about the same price.

As a potential squeezebox buyer, I'd like to know if the squeezenetwork is required to access streaming sources on the internet (not on the local pc). (The answer is not in the faq.) And if it is required: how long does it take before a 'station' is added?

Dan Sully
2006-02-06, 16:37
* WernerT shaped the electrons to say...

>As a potential squeezebox buyer, I'd like to know if the squeezenetwork
>is required to access streaming sources on the internet (not on the
>local pc). (The answer is not in the faq.) And if it is required: how
>long does it take before a 'station' is added?

Yes - it is required. You are given the option in the setup menu to connect to SqueezeNetwork.

You can add as many stations as you like to your profile through the
SqueezeNetwork web interface. You can create an account here: http://squeezenetwork.com/

-D
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"It has become appallingly obvious that our technology has exceeded our humanity." - Albert Einstein

jasenj1
2006-02-07, 05:33
I think the answer is "no". IF you have the Squeezebox connected to a local PC, and that PC has access to the Internet, then you don't need to connect to SqueezeNetwork. You can enter the addresses of the streaming sources on the PC.

And on the SqueezeNetwork site you can enter in your own radio stations that will be available to your SqueezeBox immediately.

- Jasen.