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dbrear
Level 7

Ethernet Dongle for Roku 2720x?

I've searched the forums, but haven't been able to find an answer to this specific issue.

My older Roku 2720x has a USB port on the back, but no Ethernet.  Can I purchase an Ethernet to USB dongle and create a wired connection for this device?  Does the software on the 2720x support such a connection?   If so are there specific models of Ethernet/USB adapter which work/don't work?

Thanks!

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andyross
Level 16

Re: Ethernet Dongle for Roku 2720x?

I don't believe it will support any Ethernet dongle. At 7 years old, your Roku is getting very old and may not be supported for long. You can either try to find a used but newer model that supports Ethernet, or splurge and get the current Ultra.

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