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by jeffrok
Wed Aug 16, 2017 5:09 pm
Forum: Roku Streaming Player General Discussion
Topic: Roku Ultra is a piece of garbage - I am done with Roku
Replies: 23
Views: 996

Re: Roku Ultra is a piece of garbage - I am done with Roku

For grins, I just bought an Amazon Fire Stick (new, not modified), to see how it stacks up.. Our house is Amazon-heavy, so maybe it'll fit well.
by jeffrok
Wed Aug 09, 2017 7:30 pm
Forum: Roku Streaming Player General Discussion
Topic: Still No 5.1 Sound w/Premier
Replies: 21
Views: 441

Re: Still No 5.1 Sound w/Premier

Have you messed with the audio settings in the Roku's main audio setup (not in Netflix, but the Roku settings screen).
by jeffrok
Wed Aug 09, 2017 3:59 pm
Forum: Roku Streaming Player General Discussion
Topic: Still No 5.1 Sound w/Premier
Replies: 21
Views: 441

Re: Still No 5.1 Sound w/Premier

Have you tried Roku -> AVR via HDMI, and AVR -> TV via hdmi (for video)? That's how I have always hooked up my Roku's (had a model as old as the original Roku 2 XS from I believe 2010 that could decode Netflix 5.1 DD+ that way).
by jeffrok
Thu Jun 08, 2017 4:13 pm
Forum: Roku Streaming Player General Discussion
Topic: TCL Roku Tv 1/2 screen goes black
Replies: 1
Views: 237

Re: TCL Roku Tv 1/2 screen goes black

Better to just call support and get a replacement. There's clearly something very wrong with it.
by jeffrok
Mon Jun 05, 2017 9:08 pm
Forum: Roku Streaming Player General Discussion
Topic: wheel of fortune
Replies: 41
Views: 2973

Re: wheel of fortune

This interaction is hilariously sad.
by jeffrok
Tue May 30, 2017 9:39 pm
Forum: Roku Streaming Player General Discussion
Topic: aquarium screensaver now with "Roku"branding on rock?
Replies: 1
Views: 271

Re: aquarium screensaver now with "Roku"branding on rock?

What do you mean by "bundled"? I got the Screensaver from the streaming channels store, under Screensavers, long ago.
by jeffrok
Thu May 25, 2017 3:32 pm
Forum: Roku Streaming Player General Discussion
Topic: Grind House Grit Channel
Replies: 3
Views: 230

Re: Grind House Grit Channel

All content, or just adult content? I noticed this so I signed up for the Gold subscription (ad-free) version.. I noticed it only happened with certain content.
by jeffrok
Sun Mar 12, 2017 5:59 pm
Forum: Roku Streaming Player General Discussion
Topic: Tracking down a song on Netflix auto preview
Replies: 3
Views: 915

Re: Tracking down a song on Netflix auto preview

How next very is to ask Netflix on their website, Roku themselves won't be much help.
by jeffrok
Sat Mar 11, 2017 6:14 pm
Forum: Roku Streaming Player General Discussion
Topic: Roku3 can't see my virtual router's wireless connection or my 5ghz wifi...
Replies: 9
Views: 502

Re: Roku3 can't see my virtual router's wireless connection or my 5ghz wifi...

New thread, clean slate.. Maybe someone has an answer for him. We shouldn't be here to be hall monitors.
by jeffrok
Sat Mar 11, 2017 2:56 pm
Forum: Roku Streaming Player General Discussion
Topic: MLB.TV 2017 on Roku, $112.99 for full season
Replies: 108
Views: 7585

Re: MLB.TV 2017 on Roku, $112.99 for full season

Guys, blackouts for almost all teams are a thing of the past starting this year! As long as you have a cable subscription that has your teams network channel, yu can now use mlb.tv to watch it, by doing a one time auth with mlb.tv. I believe it's an extra $10 for in market streaming. I also believe...
by jeffrok
Sun Mar 05, 2017 4:50 pm
Forum: Roku Streaming Player General Discussion
Topic: MLB.TV 2017 on Roku, $112.99 for full season
Replies: 108
Views: 7585

Re: MLB.TV 2017 on Roku, $112.99 for full season

Yup, which sucks. I am not big enough of a baseball fan beyond my local team to want to watch anything but my local team.
by jeffrok
Sun Mar 05, 2017 10:22 am
Forum: Roku Streaming Player General Discussion
Topic: MLB.TV 2017 on Roku, $112.99 for full season
Replies: 108
Views: 7585

Re: MLB.TV 2017 on Roku, $112.99 for full season

Until they stop blacking out local games, it's a waste of money to me.
by jeffrok
Wed Mar 01, 2017 7:52 am
Forum: Roku Streaming Player General Discussion
Topic: Universal Search is not Universal?
Replies: 2
Views: 251

Re: Universal Search is not Universal?

It's true, it's limited to the "big" channels, like Fandango, Vudu, Amazon, and I believe Netflix. There could be more, but yeah, it's limited.
by jeffrok
Wed Mar 01, 2017 7:51 am
Forum: Roku Streaming Player General Discussion
Topic: ruku playing issues
Replies: 1
Views: 224

Re: ruku playing issues

How fast is your Internet connection, and how far away from the wireless router is the Roku (not Ruku) that's having problems? You might have a distance issue. Also, how old is the Roku box that's having problems? What's the model #?