Roku Device Features, Settings & Updates

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Level 7

3400X Streaming Stick won't light up when plugged into older Samsung TV

Hi there, I have been using a Model 3400X streaming stick for a number of years, no problems, on a JVC tv. There is no power cord for this model, it appears to use power via HDMI port, and there is a visible white light. When I plug the stick into another TV's HDMI ports - Samsung - there is no power light. This means that when I try to use the streaming stick on the Samsung, the TV doesn't sense it and I can't use it. Suggestions appreciated.

JMH

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Re: 3400X Streaming Stick won't light up when plugged into older Samsung TV

Roku made some streaming sticks that drew power via MHL-enabled HDMI ports found on some tv's in the early 2010's. MHL never really caught on, though, and is rare or non-existant on current tv models.
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