Just seen a post on the Spacial Audio forums from a user complaining that they’ve had a SAM Broadcaster clockwheel failure and that SAM was unable to pick any track(s).
This has been a huge problem with SAM Broadcaster ever since the early versions of the SAM Broadcaster 2.x.x series.
It doesn’t appear that Spacial development team are doing anything to solve the issue.
The minute we switched from SAM Broadcaster to RadioDJ free radio automation software the rotation problems went away.
The software never crashed on us while using it. RadioDJ is a rock solid piece of software
One of the main complaints about SAM is the encoders constantly buffering on users, The developers are aware of this issue but they don’t seem to be in a hurry to fix it.
The topic about SAM Broadcaster encoders buffering extends to 28 pages on the Spacial forums.
We’ve spent long enough testing other stand alone encoding software and didn’t have any buffering or downtime… Go Figure!
With RadioDJ you have to use a separate piece of encoding software, that way it frees up RadioDJ to do what it does best.
Our advice is ditch SAM Broadcaster and install RadioDJ free radio automation instead.
RadioDJ has a better track rotation feature that never screws up like the clockwheel rotations in SAM Broadcaster have been known to do…
Sadly it seems Spacial Audio really don’t seem to care about getting SAM Broadcaster to work as it was designed.
Last updated on: 20th September 2019
at 16:19 PM Europe/London