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by wiredhernandez
Wed Sep 10, 2008 11:50 am
Forum: Roku Streaming Player General Discussion
Topic: HughesNet Satellite Connection
Replies: 6
Views: 7848

I have utilized and monitored Hughesnet satellite and their Fair access policy severely hinders any potential for downloading movies etc but this is fairly clear in their documentation. Latency can reliably be over 1200ms and never under 800ms (seldom) at best from what I have seen. I would certainl...
by wiredhernandez
Wed Aug 13, 2008 12:27 pm
Forum: SoundBridge General Discussion
Topic: Ethernet Question
Replies: 13
Views: 6451

What does it matter if the max throughput is 10Mbps ... You are only going to stream 320Kbps while listening to music .. Its a moot point with regard to MP3 streaming based on speed anyhow. This box should fill kwest requirements but yes wireless would be more cost effective for sure.. guess im a li...
by wiredhernandez
Mon Apr 23, 2007 1:28 pm
Forum: SoundBridge Radio General Discussion
Topic: I'm done with the SoundBridge Radio and Roku Labs
Replies: 29
Views: 15693

Wow, I have purchased 3 units and been very happy. If I had made 1 purchase and was dead with warranty time and nobetter solution than .. 25% discount I might be a little miffed. When it comes to electronics with no moving parts .. I expect more a bit I guess. I think some people consider a 400$ ite...
by wiredhernandez
Thu Feb 08, 2007 8:36 am
Forum: SoundBridge Set-Up
Topic: crossover vs straight through ethernet cable
Replies: 3
Views: 3273

MDIX is the feature which luckily the roku does .. otherwise if using a switch you would be good to go anyway. Did fine dont sweat it!...
by wiredhernandez
Fri Jan 19, 2007 2:26 pm
Forum: SoundBridge General Discussion
Topic: Quality of service, o man read this..
Replies: 5
Views: 3297

Man I would be glad to hear if the Roku devices actually are manufactured in the US as not much is anymore ... Guess it wouldnt be any better for ya to ship to Taiwan though... :roll:
by wiredhernandez
Wed Dec 13, 2006 2:14 pm
Forum: Firefly Media Server
Topic: How To Add Playlists to Firefly
Replies: 4
Views: 3388

Thanks but I tried that already .. after doing so it would list and .m3u files under playlist but if I selected I would not see or play songs ..
by wiredhernandez
Wed Dec 13, 2006 7:36 am
Forum: Firefly Media Server
Topic: How To Add Playlists to Firefly
Replies: 4
Views: 3388

I am saving pls files in D:\Mp3\My Playlists\

All mp3 files are located in d:\Mp3\ subdirectories

Config Settings

Music Folder = D:\Mp3
Extensions = .mp3,.m4a,.m4p,.wma
Playlist File = D:\Mp3\My Playlists\
Process .m3u Files = No (Not using m3u)
by wiredhernandez
Wed Dec 13, 2006 7:29 am
Forum: Firefly Media Server
Topic: How To Add Playlists to Firefly
Replies: 4
Views: 3388

How To Add Playlists to Firefly

For some reason I am unable to build playlists and have them show up or work on Soundbridge when using FF media server. My Smart PLaylists work fine. What process do you use "exactly" I typically use windowsmedia 11 or winamp but no success either way. What setting need be configured on th...
by wiredhernandez
Wed Dec 06, 2006 1:48 am
Forum: SoundBridge General Discussion
Topic: Fluorescent tube reboots Roku
Replies: 10
Views: 5533

I would assume that the light is causing the device to reload (wigging out electronics) rather than any sort of wireless connectivity issue. Losing connection to the server is one thing and would be independant of keeping the system up. Doubt any easy answere besdides moving one. ... sux
by wiredhernandez
Thu Nov 16, 2006 8:42 am
Forum: SoundBridge Control and Integration
Topic: SoundBridge Remote Control Yahoo! Widget
Replies: 48
Views: 83127

Just loaded and it looks great. I am not seeing how to browse libraries etc to select music. Only FF between tracks etc. Using Firefly media server and M2000 .. Is this proper or am I missing someting painfully obvious? Thanks.
by wiredhernandez
Tue Oct 31, 2006 3:00 pm
Forum: SoundBridge General Discussion
Topic: Best Music Download Sites
Replies: 1
Views: 1928

Best Music Download Sites

I am looking to fill in my collection with songs that I can 1sie 2sie .. I did some basic searches and looks like alot of sites .. want you to sign up to browse libraries or load software.. I want HIGH quality rips.. Just downloaded 2 tracks from walmart .. yes they make it easy and have alot of mus...
by wiredhernandez
Fri Sep 22, 2006 9:08 am
Forum: Roku General
Topic: Windows Media connect KILLS performance on my PC
Replies: 5
Views: 5253

Sounds like a good excuse to try Firefly. I run PII450 w/ 512 RAM .. 11K songs .. and its FAST! .. went through WMC / paid for twonky / and now love FIREFLY...
by wiredhernandez
Mon Jul 24, 2006 8:27 am
Forum: Firefly Media Server
Topic: How can I not share my entire music library with firefly?
Replies: 11
Views: 7236

It appears that Firefly supports Ratings under the Smart Playlist configuration do something like rating > 3 .. provided you rate songs you do want .. I would think no matter what you do its gonna be tedious...
by wiredhernandez
Wed Jul 05, 2006 6:29 am
Forum: SoundBridge General Discussion
Topic: Universal Remote
Replies: 7
Views: 4708

Very happy with my One For All 8910... works w/ roku and every component I have. backlit keys nice too.. only like 25 bux to boot!....
by wiredhernandez
Tue Jun 20, 2006 10:44 am
Forum: SoundBridge General Discussion
Topic: Firefly Rocks
Replies: 4
Views: 3416

Firefly Rocks

OK .. so I dont check this site all that often but saw a couple of threads referring to daapd .. or whatever it is really ... I have been running Twonky and previously tried WMC 1/2.0 on my old PII 450 w/ 512 MB RAM and was content .... unitl I tried Firefly. Firefly is REALLY FAST when I browse ......