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Roku Surround Sound

Can I get surround sound with a Roku Streaming Stick?

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Usually by using a receiver.

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A lot of TVs do not pass surround sound. You can find plenty of complaints about this.

Fix: Plug the stick into one of the HDMI input ports on a receiver and then you can get surround sound when it's available in the show/stream you are watching.

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In reply to: Usually by using a receiver.

My surround sound receiver does not have HDMI connections. I have an optical wire going from the TV to the surround sound receiver tho. I thought it should work that way. My Satellite receiver and DVD player have optical wires going to the surround sound receiver and it works. I need to figure this out. I also have the jail broken firestick that I will work on next.

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The same complaint.

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A lot of TVs do not pass HD audio (5.1, surround) when the source is HDMI. This is no mystery and why the fix is to get a receiver. There are HDMI audio Extractors but you are pouring money down the hole.

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