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mpc
2011-05-27, 04:54
Is it possible to get sirius radio (i have a subscription) to play on either the SB3 or SB Radio - if so, how?
Thanks
Mike

garym
2011-05-27, 05:00
yes. go to mysqueezebox.com on the web. login to your account. Add the sirius/xm app from the app library so that it shows up in "my apps". Somewhere you'll be asked to enter your sirius credentials. You do need to have the "internet access" type of account. I forget what it is called, but it costs a few bucks a month on top of just the regular sirius account.

Once set up, you'll see sirius under "my apps" on any of your players. You can also add any sirius channnels as favorites for direct access.

Also, forum SEARCH is your friend:

http://forums.slimdevices.com/search.php?searchid=4477673

mpc
2011-05-27, 05:04
That's exactly what I tried but the sirius/xm app is not listed in my app gallery?

garym
2011-05-27, 05:06
That's exactly what I tried but the sirius/xm app is not listed in my app gallery?

I assume you scrolled down once on the app gallery page (arrow at bottom of list). There are about three pages of apps under app gallery and sirius is on the last page

mpc
2011-05-27, 05:14
yep i scrolled thru all 3 pages, my last page has radiotime, shoutcast, skyfm, somafm, sounds & effects & spotify....no sirius/xm??
Is this because I am in the UK? I wouldn't think this should make any difference as its internet based?

garym
2011-05-27, 05:17
yep i scrolled thru all 3 pages, my last page has radiotime, shoutcast, skyfm, somafm, sounds & effects & spotify....no sirius/xm??
Is this because I am in the UK? I wouldn't think this should make any difference as its internet based?

that was my next question (where are you). Don't know the answer, but I know lots of services seem to be country specific. Can you listen to sirius on your computer by going to their website and logging in with your account to internet streaming using the sirius player???? Just to confirm that you have access via the web...

mpc
2011-05-27, 05:23
that was my next question (where are you). Don't know the answer, but I know lots of services seem to be country specific. Can you listen to sirius on your computer by going to their website and logging in with your account to internet streaming using the sirius player???? Just to confirm that you have access via the web...

sorted it, i went into my account settings and changed my country to the US, this then changed the app gallery slightly and sirius was there, I am now connected and listening via the SB3 - the only thing is it keeps stopping after a few mins and says i am no longer authorized to listen! I just press play again and it starts playing - not sure if thats a glitch on the squeezenetwork and the plugin or my end?

garym
2011-05-27, 05:27
sorted it, i went into my account settings and changed my country to the US, this then changed the app gallery slightly and sirius was there, I am now connected and listening via the SB3 - the only thing is it keeps stopping after a few mins and says i am no longer authorized to listen! I just press play again and it starts playing - not sure if thats a glitch on the squeezenetwork and the plugin or my end?

http://forums.slimdevices.com/showthread.php?t=87079&highlight=sirius

mpc
2011-05-27, 05:37
http://forums.slimdevices.com/showthread.php?t=87079&highlight=sirius

Thanks for that, I still don't understand how to load a 3rd part plugin - do you know?

mpc
2011-05-27, 05:41
Thanks for that, I still don't understand how to load a 3rd part plugin - do you know?

Ignore this, just found the install instructions....

garym
2011-05-27, 05:41
Thanks for that, I still don't understand how to load a 3rd part plugin - do you know?

You have to be running SqueezeboxServer (SbS) on a local computer. (access it by entering this in your web browser:

http://localhost:9000/

(if accessing web on same computer running SbS, or this from any other comptuer in your local network:

http://192.168.1.18:9000/
(but replace 192.168.1.18 with the IP address of the computer running SbS)

Once you are at the SbS webpage GUI, lower right you see "Settings". Click on this and it will go to the settings pages. Click on the "plugins" tab. Scroll down and check the box on "show 3rd party plugins". Then find the plugin you want, put a check next to it, then hit "Apply". Often have to then restart SbS.