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by ziloni
Fri Sep 20, 2019 9:17 am
Forum: Roku Streaming Player General Discussion
Topic: 5.1 Multichannel sound only works on one Roku
Replies: 4
Views: 398

Re: 5.1 Multichannel sound only works on one Roku

So the setups is ROKU<HDMI>TV<OPTICAL>RECEIVER -> Speakers DD+ does not transmit over Optical to your receiver, that is most likely the reason you do not have 5.1 (depending on source content) at the receiver.  Now why the Roku2 does?  I want to say I read somewhere long ago that the Roku2 converte...
by ziloni
Fri Sep 20, 2019 9:10 am
Forum: Roku Streaming Player General Discussion
Topic: Roku Surround Sound
Replies: 6
Views: 502

Re: Roku Surround Sound

Turn off Night Listening and Leveling. That is, set it to none/disabled. This fixed all the Roku's that I had this issue on.
by ziloni
Fri Sep 20, 2019 9:10 am
Forum: Roku Streaming Player General Discussion
Topic: 5.1 Multichannel sound only works on one Roku
Replies: 4
Views: 398

Re: 5.1 Multichannel sound only works on one Roku

I read that turning on "Night Listening" can cause this. I went to turn it off as I definitely had it enabled on the Ultra. However the menu option no longer exists for Night Listening? I thought I was going crazy, so I looked it up.. yep.... its supposed to be in the Settings, Audio - but...
by ziloni
Fri Sep 20, 2019 8:54 am
Forum: Roku Streaming Player General Discussion
Topic: Roku Surround Sound
Replies: 6
Views: 502

Re: Roku Surround Sound

I have the very same issue and am using Plex. 3 Rokus - only one actually works with 5.1 but all should. No changes other than swapping them out and only the oldest of my Rokus will do 5.1. All are set to Dolby in audio settings. Post is here: https://forums.roku.com/viewtopic.php?f=28&t=155465&...
by ziloni
Fri Sep 20, 2019 8:52 am
Forum: Roku Streaming Player General Discussion
Topic: 5.1 Multichannel sound only works on one Roku
Replies: 4
Views: 398

5.1 Multichannel sound only works on one Roku

I have 3 Rokus, 3 different models. The only change I am making is to swap out the Rokus, otherwise ALL is the same including the source streams. Source is 5.1 surround sound, output is capable of handling surround sound and is connected via optical cable from the TV. Roku connected to TV via HDMI. ...