pmac wrote:I think I read somehwere that the roku 2 can take only up to 16GB memory card. Did I read right? Thanks.
Vue92 wrote: Often a viewing starts in HD and rebffers with only 4 or 3 dots, depending on factors unknown.
Vue92 wrote:I have a 1st Gen Roku box, and was always surprised that it didn't have larger buffer capacity. Often a viewing starts in HD and rebffers with only 4 or 3 dots, depending on factors unknown. Assumed higher usage times definitly affect results. Looking at the post and the ad for ROKU 2, I assume it has a much larger buffering capacity. I wouldn't mind starting a view and waiting for the program to buffer up before beginning to watch. Would ROKU 2 help this problem (w or w/o extra memory installed) and allow me to always watch 1080p HD when available? Thanks for any expert advice!
Vue92 wrote:Thank you both for the quick info. I have a fast Cox IP connection but it is known to vary, especially at high usage times - I live in the sticks. I was wondering why, if the buffer is huge, it wouldn't "store" the program so that you could watch with guaranteed HD. That would be a huge selling feature and propel ROKU and NEtflix into major selling point at any connection speed. My Satellite box does it on a hard drive. With ROKU 2 why didn't they get with it?
My ancient ROKU box does rebuffer and drop quality at the same time.
pmac wrote:If it could take up to a 16gb then the next time I hit a sale, I'll probabloy just stick one in then.
pmac wrote:Thanks for all that information. My Internet speed is 30/15 mbps, very fast. Streaming is not an issue, but Like I said, I was wondering just how much of a SD memory card I could put in. I have an 8gb one I am not using and it sounds like that would be just fine. If it could take up to a 16gb then the next time I hit a sale, I'll probabloy just stick one in then. Thanks as usual for all of the great information I get here.
Gilgamesh wrote: I am not really sure it is needed but I could not get a detection of the card until I inserted it with the power on.
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