New to Roku: Help me with Roku TV and Private Listening
Hi all, first post.
I am in the market for a new TV. It will be for our bedroom, and because of this I am interested in the private listening feature of Roku. I want to make sure I know what I am getting into, otherwise I need to consider other options.
How well does the private listening mode on the Roku app work compared to the headphone jack on an enhanced remote?
I am pretty sure I want a Roku TV as opposed to a dumb TV and a Roku box. The reason for this is I will want all of the content, including regular TV programming to be included in the private listening.
I like the TCL 55P607, since it has great reviews and an enhanced remote, but It will be way too big for our bedroom. I wish they made a 40-something inch P series. So then I am left with going with a TV that does not have a remote with a headphone jack. My only concern is whether the private listening via the Roku app will be a seamless experience.
Re: New to Roku: Help me with Roku TV and Private Listening
One caution about using the headphone jack on the remote. It eats batteries quickly under normal use of the jack, and if you don't unplug your headphones when not using it your batteries will be dead within a couple of days. I've never used the app on my phone for private listening, other than to test that it works, so no idea how fast it might eat your phone battery. But I did just test it with my Samsung S8 and my Insignia TV, and the audio switched to the phone almost instantly.
Dan Roku Stick (3600), Ultra (4640), Premiere (3920), Insignia 720p Roku TV, Sharp 4K Roku TV, Nvidia Shield, Windows 10 Pro x64 running Serviio and Plex on a wired Gigabit network.