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zazocar
Level 7

bandwidth slows when using roku

I am experiencing the same issues.
Worked with the ISP to isolate issues.
When Roku is power connected the download speed falls dramatically from 10Mbps to 2Mbps. That is regardless of whether I am watching TV or not
Roku is wired to the home network.
ISP router is new.
Roku has a problem. I strongly believe a firmware update is needed.
Also, a power-off feature will be nice to avoid the unplugging of the device everytime a power cycle is necessary.
The only way for me to have a good internet experience is to unplugg Roku if I am not watching. 

Device is a Roku Express 4660X2

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twiceover
Level 11

Re: bandwidth slows when using roku

So with the Roku plugged in and NOT watching anything your available bandwidth goes from 10->2?

I'd pretty much expect that if you WERE watching something.
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atc98092
Level 16

Re: bandwidth slows when using roku

You can also restart from the System menu. Don't have to pull the power. 
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.
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