View Full Version : Limiting streaming audio data rate

Grant S
13-11-2003, 07:06 AM
I want to listen to streaming audio (BBC) but don't want to use up my data allocation on Jetstream. Can I limit the data rate to say 3kB instead of up to 10 times that on Jetstream? I don't need the good quality of the high speed rate, but similar to dial up rate would be fine.

13-11-2003, 07:40 AM
You should be able to tell the site that you're using a 56k dialup (usually it has a separate "play" button for different internet connection speeds), to trick it into streaming at a lower quality.

Grant S
13-11-2003, 09:57 AM
I tried that but it doesn't seem to limit the rate at which the data is transferred. Odd.
When using the BBC radio site, you can choose between high and low quality settings on some streams, but that makes no differenced either.
I was hoping there would be a setting in Real Player but no luck so far.