View Full Version : Problem with low sample rate MP3s

2009-05-07, 03:18
I have had a lot of problems lately with MP3s that the Squeezebox refuses to play. I can play many files with no trouble, but not these. MP3 diagnostics says that the files are OK.

I mainly listen to audio books with low bitrates. While looking for a reason, I noticed that the files that will play have a sample rate of 44 kHz, while the ones that won't play have a sample rate of 22 kHz.

If you queue the file remotely, through the web interface, the elapsed time counts up to 4 seconds and resets to 0 in an infinite loop.

Can anyone else duplicate this problem?

Here is my system information:

Version: 7.3.2 - 24695 @ Mon Jan 19 18:55:04 PST 2009
Operating system: Windows XP - EN - cp1252
Platform Architecture: 586
Perl Version: 5.8.8 - MSWin32-x86-multi-thread
MySQL Version: 5.0.22-community-nt

Player Model: squeezebox3
Firmware: 123
Wireless Signal Strength: 68%

2009-05-07, 05:24
I think you'd need to tell SqueezeCenter to resample them, 22KHz is not a standard sample rate, most players will support 32, 44.1 and 48 I think.

2009-05-11, 05:12
SC will only downsample, not upsample. Also, 22.05k sample rate should be fine - I used 22k as my target rate all the time when testing the downsampling mechanism.

I suggest that you open a bug and attach one of the failing files.

2009-05-13, 00:35
Thanks! I created bug #12034.