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by SmilingBob
Thu Jun 13, 2019 11:36 am
Forum: Roku Streaming Player General Discussion
Topic: Use a router to restrict data bit rate to ROKU devices?
Replies: 8
Views: 362

Re: Use a router to restrict data bit rate to ROKU devices?

If your router supports 3rd party open-source firmware you might be able to flash it and do what you are wanting.  I do this with ours using freshtomato firmware and it lets me set per client bandwidth and throttle down maximum throughput accordingly.
by SmilingBob
Fri Dec 04, 2015 6:48 am
Forum: Roku Streaming Player General Discussion
Topic: Looks like 7.0 firmware is rolling out
Replies: 317
Views: 60739

Re: Looks like 7.0 firmware is rolling out

We have a Roku2 (new version, fast) along with (3) Roku LTs that we use in every TV room. Last night, I noticed that SlingTV was not working on the LT, displaying a message that I needed to update my Roku system software to the newest version. They are all on 6.2 (Roku2 is already at 7) and indeed t...
by SmilingBob
Fri Sep 13, 2013 1:23 pm
Forum: Roku Streaming Player General Discussion
Topic: RoKu and streaming from PC Help
Replies: 4
Views: 2737

Re: RoKu and streaming from PC Help

1) What is the CPU, memory and OS used on the computer streaming to the Roku? 2) What kind of network (Wireless N 2.4GHz, or 5GHz, Wired 10/100, gigabit LAN, etc.) and what channel you operating on wirelessly? Have you done a wireless survey to see who around you is using what channel? Interference ...
by SmilingBob
Wed Aug 28, 2013 11:08 am
Forum: Roku Streaming Player General Discussion
Topic: Roku and Plex
Replies: 5
Views: 5100

Re: Roku and Plex

socantra wrote:
You could make a feature request. :)
viewtopic.php?f=28&t=59012
Done! Thanks.
by SmilingBob
Tue Aug 27, 2013 1:38 pm
Forum: Roku Streaming Player General Discussion
Topic: Roku and Plex
Replies: 5
Views: 5100

Re: Roku and Plex

Thanks, and yes I realize it is primarily an internet streamer. This does not mean a simple check box couldn't be added to allow off-internet connections to networks for local streaming. Like you said, some inventive app makers out there - why not help support their efforts and those who are using t...
by SmilingBob
Tue Aug 27, 2013 12:25 pm
Forum: Roku Streaming Player General Discussion
Topic: Roku and Plex
Replies: 5
Views: 5100

*SOLVED*

But it wasn't easy. I had to get inventive, using a wifi extender that had an ethernet LAN connection. No matter what I tried, the Roku refused to play nice with my router without an internet connection. Here is the abridged version of how I fixed this hot mess: 1) Went into web admin of extender an...
by SmilingBob
Tue Aug 27, 2013 7:18 am
Forum: Roku Streaming Player General Discussion
Topic: Roku and Plex
Replies: 5
Views: 5100

Roku and Plex

He everyone, new here. Registered to sound off about an issue that is seriously aggravating and which is an issue with many Roku users who also use Plex without an internet connection. I will try and make this brief, but a search all over the web (and on this forum) has revealed noone who has been a...