I have found a number of threads around outlining the trials and tribulations of using the otherwise wonderful D-Link DIR-655 (Xtreme N Gigabit Router) wirelessly with the Roku SoundBridge, in my case an M2000.
Here's what I have discovered about connectivity:
You must shift the router down to 802.11b/g mixed mode in order for the SoundBridge to work at all . It seems that some people have had success with the router in 802.11b/g/n mixed mode but only with (older) firmware version 1.03. Some of us newer DIR-655 owners can't downgrade that far because of a newer hardware revision (A3) that prohibits it. Does anyone have any newer information with respect to getting the SoundBridge to play in 802.11b/g/n mode?
"No music libraries found" error
In 802.11b/g mode, I can use my M2000 for a while, but then after a few hours or so, any connection to my music server will immediately break, the music will stop, and I will be returned to the server selection screen with "No music libraries found" and "Play Internet Radio" as my only choices.
Restarting the SoundBridge is the only way I can see my music server again. This works, but it's a bummer had you been in the middle of listening to The Wall or Ghosts I-IV.
Some point to lousy Multicast implementations in the router. I'm not sure if this is true, and the "Enable Multicast Streams" checkbox on the router doesn't seem to fix the periodic loss of connectivity.
http://forums.fireflymediaserver.org/vi ... hp?p=18863
SoÃ¢â‚¬Â¦ Given that wireless connectivity is a wash when using the DIR-655 with the Roku SoundBridge, does anyone think that getting a wireless bridge and plugging the Roku into it via Ethernet would solve the problem? Or, has anyone else done any experimentation that's solved any of the problems listed above?