Hi, I have been using my slingbox since late 2008. It worked perfectly for almost 2 years, giving me qualities of ~2500-300kbps. Since then I haven't been getting more than 400kbps. That doesn't last long either and hovers at around 200kbps. It is very frustrating to try and watch someting like a baseball game, because I can't decipher anything that is going on. I was wondering what would cause the drop in quality. I know this is a late post from when my problem originally occured, but I was able to deal with it for most of the time. However, now I am quite fed up with the poor picture.
I am sure it would be useful to post about my set up. I live in New Jersey, have my slingbox hooked up their to my DirecTV box and a wired ethernet cable. I am only ever streaming as far as Philadelphia. My internet providers are Optimum Online and Comcast, respectively. Each provider is 10MB/s or higher and I haven't made any adjustments to my set up. Has something changed with an update? I would really like to resolve this, as I loved my Slingbox when I got it, raved about it to friends, and now I am losing interest.
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