|Forums | USR | What does 'codec distortion' actually mean?||Watch|
|Posted - 4/19/2001 10:23:42 PM |
I have recently began to experience a VERY frustrating problem. I can't download anything . Web pages and stuff like movies and mp3's are ok, but anything that requires data integrity is a no-go. Zips, exe's, etcetera always have CRC errors. Here's the steps I've taken:
1. Found out a neighbor up the street has the exact same problem on same ISP.
I think all my values are in the norm except for my codec distortion figure of 29.3. The site says high 20's are bad. What exactly does 'codec distortion' mean? Will the phone company know what I'm talking about when I say I have a 'codec distortion of 29.3'?
Of course I may have missed some other clues. I'll list my ATI6I11Y11 for anybody to peruse. Any help is MUCH appreciated.
|Posted - 4/19/2001 10:29:27 PM |
Oops...that listing only shows a codec distortion of 25.9, but the previous connection it was 29.3.
|Posted - 4/24/2001 9:05:28 AM |
Codec is the device that changes the digital telco network signal to analog; codec distortion would be a measurement of the difference between the expected and actual signal (voltage levels) produced by the codec.
This would not be related to the problem you describe (if I understand what you are describing) - the modem should be using error-correcting protocol (the diags you included so indicate - LAPM from the i6), so if you download a .zip .mp3 or something and it has errors, those errors would come from your ISP or upstream; or, between your PC's bus and the modem.
What is your port speed? You could try lowering your port speed and limit your connect speed to see if problem goes away (which would eliminate anything beyond your ISP).
Click Here To Close Thread, Administrators & Moderators Only.
Show All Forums |