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Piper1
Level 8

Samsung soundbar

I am getting ready to put Roku on my TV I have a Samsung sound bar on it .Will it work with the Roku

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atc98092
Community Streaming Expert

Re: Samsung soundbar

The Roku doesn't care at all what it sends the sound to. If the TV supports it, then it should pass through to the soundbar without an issue. The only uncertainly might be if your TV supports Dolby Digital Plus audio, since that what so many online streaming providers use now. If the TV doesn't support DD+, most likely you'll only get stereo sound from the soundbar, no surround (assuming the soundbar has that).

If your soundbar has HDMI inputs that allows you to connect the Roku directly to it, then odds are it will support DD+ as well. 

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DanL1
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Re: Samsung soundbar

Piper1, were you able to get your samsung sound bar to work with your Roku. I can’t seem to get mine to work

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