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Larry Truesdale
2004-05-14, 09:49
Wonderful! Let me know if there'a any way I can help.

Larry
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dean blackketter <dean (AT) slimdevices (DOT) com> wrote:
I got the S/PDIF analyser from Sean, and I'm working on this today.
On May 13, 2004, at 5:40 PM, Larry Truesdale wrote:

> Hello,
>
> This problem still occurs for me to. I upgraded to the 5-13
> nightlies. Set the lead-in value to 5, restarted the server and the
> player and found that it does indeed add 5 seconds before the music
> starts, but it still chops off the first moments (<1 sec) of the
> songs. These are flac files transcoded to MP3 (modified settings to
> use -q 2) via the wireless interface.
>
> My surround sound processor (which is connected to the Squeezebox via
> a digital coaxial input), shows "no signal" until the moment the sound
> starts. In other words, during the 5 second wait, it does not
> recognise a signal on the input. Then it recognises the signal and
> begins to play out, but not until after the song has started. This
> behavior seems to match the description of the root cause of the
> problem given previously. However, whatever is being sent during the
> delay time is not sufficient enough for the surround sound processor
> to "lock on to".
>
> Let me know if there is any test scenerios I can run which would help
> solve the problem.
>
> Larry
>
> Steve Martin wrote:
> It's not fixed the problem for me, there is a delay, but it still chops
> off the start of the track. I have reopened bug 29 with the details.
>
>
> Regards
> Steve Martin
> On 11 May 2004, at 2:32 pm, dean blackketter wrote:
>
> > Yes, there was a bug that caused that feature to only work here. I've
> > patched it. Please try the latest nightly and let me know if it
> works
> > for you.
> >
> > -dean
> >
> > On May 11, 2004, at 12:05 AM, Larry Truesdale wrote:
> >
> >>
> >> I agree, that setting does not seem to have any effect at all. My
> >> source material is FLAC and I'm transcoding to MP3 for transfer to
> >> the Squeezebox. I'm running on Windows XP.
> >>
> >> Larry
> >> bob villielm wrote:
> >> > */dean blackketter /* wrote:>> >
> >> > The latest nightlies have an option to send some silence at the
> >> > beginning of tracks to allow the digital inputs on some receivers
> to
> >> > start up. Look for the "Audio Startup Time" under player
> >> preferences.
> >> >
> >> > -dean
> >>
> >> Just gave the 5/10 nightly a shot. Did the firmware update,
> >> found the option -- tried numerous values between 0.25 and
> >> 2.0, but none of them seemed to make any difference. Even
> >> bumped it up to 8.0 just now, and tracks still seem to kick
> >> in at the same spot each time (the lead-in silence is still
> >> about the same too, about half a second).
> >>
> >> Tried restarting the slimserver (mdk linux 9.1) and cycling
> >> the SB. Also tried CBR and VBR material.
> >>
> >> Just noticed at the bottom of player settings, my firmware was
> >> repor! ting v10. ! Did the squeezebox.version edit and brought it
> >> up to 23, but still no change.
> >>
> >> -bob
> >>