I have a (Roku) TV with a Visio sound bar attached via fiber optic connection. It was working great. When I set up my new Roku BlueTooth speakers to the Roku TV the sound bar no longer works. The new speakers are wonderful but why won't the sound bar operate now?
I have found that my Vizio sound bar, connected via optical cable but to a Vizio TV, will mute after being inactive for a while. Got nothing to do with Roku; it does that whether using Roku, Apple TV, or any other activity. Leave it not playing for a period of time and it mutes.
I usually press the Volume Up or Volume Down button on the remote to get it working again. It appears to be a Vizio thing, and happens even on Vizio TVs.
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