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Phillip Kerman
2004-07-09, 10:03
I never would have thought I was such an audiophile, but with one of my
receivers I am definitely getting interference from the squeezebox. I can
hear a scratchy tick every time the text scrolls a notch. I have to have
the stereo volume set high and have little audio coming out the speakers.

Anyway, as I'm not ready to upgrade my stereo I wonder if there are some
basic shielding steps I can take. I'm using the RCA cables that came with
the squeezebox. I have two receivers and squeezboxs and can confirm it's
the receivers, not the squeezeboxs that vary. One receiver is fine.

Thanks,
Phillip

seanadams
2004-07-09, 15:17
Phillip,

I assume you're using the squeezebox wirelessly...

This is probably not squeezebox's fault - more likely, it is the amp
picking up our intentional wireless transmissions. I have a set of
yamaha powered speakers that I can get to do a similar thing by putting
the antenna (of a squeezebox, a laptop, a 2.4G phone, or a base
station) right up close to the receiver box.

Two solutions: 1) replace the receiver if you were planning to
anyway... this problem is VERY rare unless you deliberately try to
reproduce it. More than likely the receiver is just very poorly
shielded 2) use an optical cable if possible and put the squeezebox
further away from the receiver

Sean



On Jul 9, 2004, at 10:03 AM, Phillip Kerman wrote:

> I never would have thought I was such an audiophile, but with one of my
> receivers I am definitely getting interference from the squeezebox. I
> can
> hear a scratchy tick every time the text scrolls a notch. I have to
> have
> the stereo volume set high and have little audio coming out the
> speakers.
>
> Anyway, as I'm not ready to upgrade my stereo I wonder if there are
> some
> basic shielding steps I can take. I'm using the RCA cables that came
> with
> the squeezebox. I have two receivers and squeezboxs and can confirm
> it's
> the receivers, not the squeezeboxs that vary. One receiver is fine.
>
> Thanks,
> Phillip
>
>