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Using an M-500 SoundBridge to connect to a Barix Instreamer

Wed Feb 18, 2009 2:28 pm


I have several M500 SoundBridge units that I would like to install in remote unattended locations. The M500 would be pointed to monitor 24/7 an Internet stream originating from a Barix Instreamer. The Barix is on a static IP.

I have loaded the static IP I want to monitor into a M500. The SoundBridge cycles through the following and displays "Connecting"..."Buffering"and "Preparing to play" but does not connect. I realize the Barix is a completely different product, but I'm hoping some one has a suggestion.

Thank you,

John Galeota
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Wed Feb 18, 2009 8:59 pm

Are you able to successfully connect to the stream from another client (e.g. Windows Media Player on a PC)?

Assuming the stream in question is one that is typically supported this topic would get better exposure in one of the regular discussion forums as opposed to here.
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Wed Feb 18, 2009 10:21 pm


Thanks for your reply. I am able to monitor the Barix stream using both Winamp and Windows Media Player even thought it takes Win Media Player a very long time to buffer (5 minutes) Winamp is instant connect.

I follow your advice and move my question to a regular discussion board.

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