figaro wrote:Wired Ethernet - Cable Modem (12Mbps capable) - Linksys WRT54gs router
Cards/Astros (Live) - tried watching both feeds for a couple innings, constant buffering so extreme I gave up and switched games. PQ good.
Yankees/Tigers (Live) Detroit feed - managed to watch two innings with no problems then buffering began same as Cards/Astros game. After four buffers I lost patience and turned off TV, didn't try NY feed. PQ was also good in this game.
Harko5 wondered if people have checked their bandwidth. Well I've probably done that 100 times since early March when I first started watching Spring Training games on MLB.TV. Mine usually reads in the 9-10 Mbps range. Of course this is running a speedtest to a MLB test site. In reality I doubt that MLB is streaming anywhere near that figure most of the time.
On my PC I've used software to measure bandwidth while watching games and though it sometimes spikes into double digits it often hovers in the 1.5 to 3.0 range. Many others have reported the same thing on the MLB forum. Don't know what bandwidth MLB is streaming at on the Roku I've never tried testing it. As I recall some people have talked about doing this using the Roku debug mode, does anyone know for sure if this method is accurate?
Yeah, i see where harko is coming from, but bandwidth on the customer end is not the problem, and multiple posters have checked their bandwidth to establish that fact. I do recall on recent customer who had a bandwidth-marginal DSL, but that's one time in 71 pages of comments.