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Hot Streaming stick+

My streaming stick+ is hot to the touch long after TV was powered off by the roku remote. Do you think it is defective? When in use, periodically get an on screen warning it is overheating. Not right!

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Re: Hot Streaming stick+

My stick is hot as well.

The remote's power button does not power off the Roku, just a TV that you've set the remote to use.

This does not seem to be an issue as there have been no thermal warnings from the stick or issues while using it.

I have my stick hanging so that it sticks out 90 degrees from the back of the TV instead of lying against it. The inputs of my tv are in an area of the tv that gets pretty hot already

 

 

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Re: Hot Streaming stick+

I had an inkling the remote power button affected only the tv, thanks for the clarification.  The stick is not located behind the set, I use my through the wall hdmi cable previously installed for the tv box. Right now the stick sits on a dresser and it remains hot to the touch. As I previously mentioned That when in use, I periodically get an on screen message it is overheating. 

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Re: Hot Streaming stick+

The tv-controlling buttons work via infrared signals directly to the tv.
The Roku-controlling buttons for Roku sticks work via wifi direct radio waves since a stick is usually used behind the set where lone of sight infrared can't reach it.
Roku sticks do run warm to the touch. Since the stick is usually used suspended in air behind the set, perhaps sitting on a hard surface limits its air cooling.
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