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socistep
2008-12-12, 13:09
Hi all,

Not a issue at all really but wonder if anyone knows the answer for my curiosity.

I played BBC radio 2 through my Duet then turned the same stream on the boom, I noticed that the Duet was a few seconds behind, anyone know the reasons for this ?

It was fine when I sync'd the players so isn't going to cause me a problem.

Cheers
Ian

radish
2008-12-13, 09:40
My guess would be different buffering levels on the players, potentially due to different network speeds at their 2 locations? Also could be something more esoteric like the two players being hooked up to different servers on the BBC side or something like that.

andyg
2008-12-13, 09:47
Yeah, the only way to sync radio streams is to have the players synced. Playing the stream separately on 2 players will not work.

bpa
2008-12-13, 09:57
Could one be playing Radio 2 through AlienBBC i.e. RealAudio and the other through iPlayer or StaffPicks and so playing a WMA streams ?