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mymtntpssy
Level 7

Connecting Roku to Sony STR-DH790 receiver

EDIT: I figured it! I just had to select "Auto passthrough" in the Audio settings of the Roku.

Hi everyone,

I just set up my surround sound system with my Roku but only the front speakers are working!

My set up:

TV: Roku 43S425
AVR: Sony STR-DH790
Speakers: 2 Micca MB42X for front, MB42X-C for center, 2 ceiling speakers for rear.

All speakers are connected properly. I know they all work because I can do the calibration successfully.

The TV is connected with an HDMI cable going from the ARC port to the ARC port on the receiver.

The Audio on the Roku is set to Auto detect and the receiver is set to Surround Sound, but sound only comes out of the 2 front speakers. Does anyone know what I'm doing wrong? Thanks!

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Tivoburkee
Level 21

Re: Connecting Roku to Sony STR-DH790 receiver

try going into settings of roku tv and refreshing the cec devices connected to it:

settings> system> control other devices(CEC)> search for CEC devices> refresh

Edmund