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My Pioneer Elite VSX-53 keeps giving me "Server Error" message when I try and connect to Pandora. It was working fine a week ago.
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p0llinate :

This is actually a known issue, affecting many receivers, not just pioneer, even.

p0llinate :

This is nothing wrong with your equipment or internet connection.

p0llinate :

Pandora recently made some changes to their server environment, and the connection/encryption requirements for using their services.

p0llinate :

Pioneer is aware of the issue, and working on a firmware update.

p0llinate :

At this point, however, an update has not been made available, and they haven't commented on when it will be relesed.

p0llinate :

Because it is affecting so many people, I would expect it to be soon, within the next few weeks most likely.

p0llinate :

In the meantime, other than just waiting for a software update to fix this, your best option will be using another device to stream pandora, such as an ipod/iphone, appletv, roku, googletv, boxeebox, smart bluray/tv, etc.

Customer:

AppleTV (at least as far as I can tell) won't stream Pandora

Customer:

I was thinking of getting Roku

p0llinate :

Appletv won't stream it directly, there isn't an "app" for it, but if you have an ios device (ipod/iphone/ipad/etc) you can stream it via airplay through the appletv.

p0llinate :

Though you could do the same through the receiver.

Customer:

Oh that is true. I did not think of that. Thank you for your assistance. I will be more than happy to leave Excellent Service rateing.

p0llinate :

Roku will support pandora though, as well as many other internet radio stations, and the usual netflix, etc

p0llinate :

Thank you, XXXXX XXXXX the ratings temporarily disabled, you may do so now.

Customer:

I was tempted to get that

p0llinate :

Thank you, XXXXX XXXXX a good night.

Customer:

but I did not get Roku because everything else in the hosue is Apple

Customer:

and was happy to have Pandora via the receiver

p0llinate :

That makes sense.

Customer:

Thanks for you help.

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