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Samsung Smart TV UE55KU6000 to swap source automatically?

My Smart TV has following connections:
HDMI 1=Roku 3
HDMI 2= Android Box (Beelink MiniMXIII-II)
HDMI 3 = Samsung Bluray Player BD-H5500
Optical = Samsung Soundbar

When I select any button on the Roku remote (whether IR or wifi) the source automatically switches to HDMI 1

When I select a key on the Bluray remote such as open tray or Home (even if Bluray player is powered on) the action happens but the source does NOT switch to HDMI 3 it remains on whatever source it was on before.

I can understand perhaps why the TV doesn't automatically swap source for the Android box being a different manufacturer but the Bluray player is a Samsung model and so surely it should?

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This is why

So many pine for the Logitech Harmony Home setup.

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Could you explain

I'm not sure that would be seamless though? When the Samsung switches to the Roku on HDMI 1 it just switches almost instantly from say the TV screen to the Roku screen (just what I want to achieve) ....doesn't the Harmony achieve a similar end result by running through a whole series of previously stored keystrokes? That's rather clunky and slow to my way of thinking...

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May be slow but

What else is there? The Smart TV makers are not listening to what we want.

Sorry, have to add this with edit. Slow as in slower than me on my fastest day but definitely not slower than me on average. Plus I only have to deal with a single remote.

Post was last edited on March 14, 2017 9:18 AM PDT

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Agreed

it's ridiculous the Smart TV swaps perfectly for a non-Samsung device (but I have to assume correctly implemented CEC HDMI one-touch device) but can't do so for a device from the same manufacturer....nothing "Smart" about that at all....in a way it would be a lot easier for me if I wasn't such a perfectionist but I have a clear idea of what I want to achieve....

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CEC and ARC

In a perfect world would have delivered but we are talking about the race to the lowest cost with delivery schedules that leave programmers of these things either using slapdash methods or settling for "I tested it with product A and B. I'm done."

Gone are the days of plain old TVs with an antenna. It's now another computer in the house.

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