Resetting Your Roku HD1000 to Initial Setup Mode
I tried unpluging it, holding the power in for a soft reset, everything...
In some cases you may find yourself in a situation where the video
output format has been set to a setting that your television cannot
display. This procedure allows you to reset your unit so that you
may re-run the initial setup procedures outlined at the beginning
of this chapter.
1. Press the Exit button on the front panel five times.
2. Hold down the Menu button on the front panel.
3. With the Menu button held down, press and release the Exit
button on the front panel.
4. Your Roku HD1000 should now be in initial setup mode. This is
indicated by the Power LED blinking to indicate video format
mode 1 (see table on page 7).
5. If your HD1000 is in initial setup mode, go to the beginning of
this chapter and follow the procedures outlined there to set up
your video mode.
6. If your HD1000 is not in initial setup mode (indicated by a
steady Power LED or no Power LED), unplug your Roku HD 1000
for 10 seconds. Plug it in again. Wait two minutes and repeat
Connecting Without On-Screen Display
Some displays are not able to display the initial picture from the
HD1000. However, once the HD1000 has started up, you can use the
front-panel buttons to step through the HD1000â€™s supported output
connections and formats until your display shows the correct picture.
1. Ensure that the appropriate cable(s) are connected to the proper
Video Out connector(s) on your HD1000 (matching the cable and
connector colors if using Component) and are connected to the
2. Turn on the display and select the input corresponding to the connection
you have just made.
3. Connect the power cable to the back of the HD1000 and plug it
into an electrical outlet.
4. Wait a minute or so for the front-panel Power LED to begin to blink.
It blinks the number of times corresponding to the video mode in
the table on page 4.
5. Press the right arrow button on the front panel of the HD1000 and
check the display for a picture. If no picture appears after about
five seconds, press the right arrow again. Repeat this process until a
picture appears in color.
Note: Each time you press the right arrow the Power LED changes
the number of times it blinks corresponding to the video mode
listed in the previous table. If you have pressed the right arrow
button ten times without a picture appearing, check the â€œTroubleshootingâ€
6. Once the proper format has been selected, press Select. Then use
the down arrow to move the yellow highlight to the Accept button,
and press the Select key to confirm your choice.
7. Once the proper format has been selected, use the down arrow to
move the yellow highlight to the OK button, and press the Select
key to confirm your choices.
Mode Connector Format Picture Quality
1 Component 480i Good
2 S-Video 480i Good
3 Composite 480i Good
4 Component 480p Better
5 Component 720p Best
6 Component 1080i Best
7 VGA 480p Better
8 VGA 720p Best
9 VGA 1080i Best
10 VGA 1024x768 *