iTunes 8 means no AirTunes

Discussion in 'Mac Apps and Mac App Store' started by bananabar, Sep 10, 2008.

  1. bananabar macrumors regular

    Sep 10, 2008
    Since upgrading to iTunes 8 I get an 'Unknown Error -15000' when trying to connect to my Airport Express with AirTunes.

    Anyone else getting this?

    I'm on a new MBP running OS 10.5.4, new AirPort Express (802.11n) with 7.3.2 firmware.

    Anyone else have this? I can't find anything on the forums. Nothing else has changed.
  2. soberbrain macrumors 65816


    May 9, 2008
  3. bananabar thread starter macrumors regular

    Sep 10, 2008
    Software Update says my software is up to date.

    The firmware of my AirPort is - how do I know if it's the most recent/how do I make it the most recent?

    I'm a bit annoyed iTunes 8 didn't sort this for me. My computer is just six months old and I got the AirPort last month. It's a bit lame that it already has problems.
  4. wordmunger macrumors 603


    Sep 3, 2003
    North Carolina
    Mine's working fine -- although 'Genius' doesn't work over the network.
  5. TEG macrumors 604


    Jan 21, 2002
    Langley, Washington
    You will have to use your AirPort Utility to check the firmware of your AirPort. There was an update recently. I've had no problems with mine.

  6. bananabar thread starter macrumors regular

    Sep 10, 2008
    The software for my AirPort is 7.3.2 and going to AirPort Utility > Software Update says there is no new software available.

    Could someone confirm their working AirPort has 7.3.2??

  7. item macrumors newbie

    Jul 16, 2008
    I was getting the (-15000) error this morning, but seem to have beaten it.

    Turning IPv6 off seems to have been the solution for me.
    System Prefs>Network>Airport>TCP/IP>Configure IPv6>Off

    Macbook 10.4.11 - iTunes 8 - airport express 7.3.2

    Hope this helps.
  8. danbretl macrumors newbie

    Feb 13, 2008
    New York
    ipv6 solution worked for me

    my airport extreme and airport express are both at version 7.3.2, and i was having this error intermittently but it has stopped happening since i did the solution suggested in this forum of setting IPv6 in network airport tcp/ip settings to "off".
  9. kolax macrumors G3

    Mar 20, 2007
    I'm streaming to both my Apple TV and Airport Express without any problems. Airport Express is using firmware 6.3.

    I don't have a password for AirTunes.
  10. roland.g macrumors 603


    Apr 11, 2005
    One mile up and soaring
    My problem is that iTunes 8 streams to the Apple TV through AirTunes, but then in the transition between songs, usually after 1 but sometimes after 2, the sound goes out. It plays the first song, but when it starts to buffer and load the second song, it loses the Air connection to remote speakers. I haven't tried going through the Apple TV menus directly to stream music and see if the problem persists, but I use iTunes mainly to push through the Apple TV to keep from turning my TV on just to select or change music. And I use my iPhone Remote app to control it a lot too. I don't get an error message. iTunes continues playing the songs with no sound and if I select Computer and then select Apple TV again, it reconnects to the remote speakers. I called Applecare and they told me that while they CSR tech I spoke to didn't have any actual info on this problem, they knew there were general AirTunes/iTunes 8 issues that would likely be addressed in a 8.x.x update once they are fixed.
  11. Fuchal macrumors 68020

    Sep 30, 2003
    Every day I usually have to quit and reopen iTunes for it to stream to my AE.
  12. yocko macrumors member

    Feb 12, 2008
    same here. what is the mater with that company... why does evrything they bring on the market, software hardware, have to filled with glitches.... they more and more seem to turn into MS
  13. sonictonic macrumors 6502a

    Mar 25, 2006
    Central Coast, California
    My AirTunes works just as great as before. No problems whatsoever.

    Make sure you have the latest versions of your stuff!
  14. bananabar thread starter macrumors regular

    Sep 10, 2008
    Totally agree.
  15. jantjevb macrumors newbie

    Jun 3, 2009
    I have the same problem, but I just restart the song several times and then it goes and goes. Annoying change tho.
  16. silkmusic macrumors newbie

    Oct 3, 2009
  17. GGJstudios macrumors Westmere


    May 16, 2008
    You DO realize you just responded to a year-old post, right?

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