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Error communicating with sling box (error 38)
Posted 16 January 2011 - 12:25 PM
I can't find anything on what causes this error or how to fix it. The only solution I see is to go back to DirecTV -who, in 10 years of service never gave me a product that failed so miserably at meeting the hype.
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Posted 16 January 2011 - 12:50 PM
"Belligerent and numerous."
SlingTV, Tablo and Plex to Roku 3s and Chromecasts on a Vizio 42" in the living room and a Toshiba 32" in my bedroom. Xbox 360 client on a Westinghouse 42" in the game room. Tablets EVERYWHERE!
I used to update the Dish Network FAQ but not anymore.
Posted 16 January 2011 - 01:13 PM
Posted 02 February 2011 - 04:03 PM
Again, if you are trying to "sling" HD content to a PC your upload MUST be above 3.0Mbps. If its SD content, it MUST be above 600kbps. These are "required" speeds for the Sling to function 100% of the time, and being at the minimum may still have some fairly serious PQ issues. The issue you described (being able to access via 3G on a mobile device) and the inability to watch online via computer is EXACTLY symptomatic of upload speed. Check it out for yourself and you will see what I mean. Hope this helps get it corrected.
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