I set up my newly purchased Roku Stick HD/4K/HDR with may Samsung TV, works fine, remote controls TV power on/off, and TV volume. However, my TV is currently connected to the AVR, and I am attempting to see if I can get Roku remote to control volume on my AVR. It is not the latest AVR, probably at least 10 y.o. Yamaha HTR-5650. It does not have HDMI, but it does have optical jack. I Connected it to my TV via optical cable as it was recommended on Roku web site. NO LUCK.
Do I need to do special remote set up procedure for this to work? Or it is simply a hardware issue and will not work?
Hi, you stated that Roku may indirectly control AVR using HDMI CEC. Can you please elaborate. My current connection between TV and AVR is NOT HDMI, it is an optical cable, which was recommended on the ROKU site in case there is no HDMI connection available.
It was suggested to get the sound not to control it. Roku remote only controls tv via IR, it may control a audio receiver or sound bar by use of hdmi cec, without hdmi it won't control your avr, sorry.
Edmund Roku Community Streaming Expert
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