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John Shriver
2004-01-09, 20:00
I posted something on this topic last weekend and get few responses, so I thought I would try again. Hopefully I can get some ideas to work on this weekend.

I have a new Squeezebox connected to a PC (XP on a 900 MHz Pentium III with 256 MB RAM, ethernet connection to the box, running 5.0.3 Jan 5 build with firmware 6, and with the internet connection through a cable modem). I have no problem connecting and playing MP3's. However, all internet stations become intermittent after a few minutes. I have no problem playing the same stations through Winamp or iTunes on my computer speakers. The guys at slimdevices say that they are aware of the problem and it is software, not hardware related, but they have not been able to track down the problem yet.

I wonder how prevalent this problem is. Have people given up for now trying to listen to internet radio using the Squeezebox, or is there some way around the problem?

Roy M. Silvernail
2004-01-09, 20:14
On Fri, 2004-01-09 at 22:00, John Shriver wrote:

> I wonder how prevalent this problem is. Have people given up for now
> trying to listen to internet radio using the Squeezebox, or is there
> some way around the problem?

I see some problems with internet radio, chiefly on a few certain
streams. Most streams work well for me, but occasionally a higher-speed
stream (128kb/s) will begin to stutter. Recent discussion has suggested
changing the server priority, but I don't think that's an option for XP.
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