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connecting new Roku TV to stereo receiver

Is there a gadget to allow the red and white rca cable from a stereo receiver to connect to a new Roku RV, which does not have an rca output port? My stereo receiver does not have HDMI nor optical cable port, so I need to connect the red and white cable from the stereo receiver to the TV somehow.

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Clarification Request
Which model Roku TV?

Either it has an analog out or you use the usual optical to analog convertor.

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analog converter

It is an Insignia Roku TV, 39" from Best Buy, it had good reviews so I decided to try it.

Does analog mean rca cable ports? It does not have any of those. It has an optical cable port and HDMI and that's all. My stereo receiver doesn't have either of those. What is an analog converter?
Thank you.

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Too many by that maker.
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model number

NS-39DR510CA17

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Also need model of receiver

Which receiver do you own?

It may be wiser to spendn$50 on a used receiver with the connections you need vs $50 on a good converter.

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stereo receiver

Pioneer SX-10AE

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Yep

I would opt to replace it with a cheaper model that offers the connectivity you need. Forgoing all digital connections but offering only analog (and Bluetooth, oddly) is not practical.

Plenty of ways to find an AV receiver in the $99-149 price range, luckily. Used can be a real bargain too.

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sound quality

Do the converters affect sound quality? Example the 3.5 mm analog converter?

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Yes, sometimes

Hence my remark regarding trial and error Wink

(Hint- using an online retailer with liberal return policy makes it cheaper to test out different models.)

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using remote for stereo sound

Also, with an analog converter, would I be able to use the TV remote or Roku remote that came with it to find a menu with which to change from sound through TV or sound through stereo speakers? Or would I have to physically move plugs around?

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Usually not but...

...always trial/error with converter related gear.

The money/effort frankly is much better spent on a different receiver.

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Thanks

Thanks all.

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Answer
Hook up 65in Roku Element flat screen to pioneer receiver

I have a Pioneer Audio/Video Stereo Receiver and a 65in Roku Element flat screen TV that I want to hook up. How do I do that?

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I'd make a new post.

And be sure to note all part and model numbers. OLD RECEIVERS are a pain since many don't have optical connections so you end up nearly paying for an optical to analog convertor (so many on Amazon) and then suffering with odd issues.

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