ROKU vs. VT50 - AVS Forum | Home Theater Discussions And Reviews
Forum Jump: 
Thread Tools
post #1 of 4 Old 08-07-2012, 05:54 AM - Thread Starter
richr8's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2003
Location: Tucson, AZ
Posts: 192
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Liked: 10
I read that my Yanaha RX A3000 hsd an excellent video processor, but Netflix via the VT50 has far better PQ than Netflix via my ROKU box run throuh my Yamaha processor, although I get buffering with the VT50 which only rarely happens wth the ROKU.
Make sense or am I doing something wrong?

richr8 is offline  
Sponsored Links
post #2 of 4 Old 08-07-2012, 04:21 PM
AVS Forum Addicted Member
BillP's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2003
Location: PA
Posts: 14,246
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 263 Post(s)
Liked: 203
Every device can have different PQ with Netflix. My 2011 Panny BluRay player (110) has considerably better PQ streaming Netflix than my 2011 Panny display (VT30). In general, BluRay players do a better job than displays. I am surprised that the ROKU is worse than the display.
BillP is offline  
post #3 of 4 Old 08-07-2012, 04:34 PM
wallydog's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2006
Posts: 52
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 5 Post(s)
Liked: 18
The buffering could be your wireless speed . The TV may be trying to get a1080 feed and the internet you have may not be fast enough without buffering .
The Roku may be asking for a720 feed and doesn't require buffering at your wireless speed .
The 1080 feed would take more bandwith and have a better picture .
Make sure nothing else is using your internet connection while you are using the vt50 with the netflix
sheshechic likes this.
wallydog is offline  
post #4 of 4 Old 08-13-2012, 09:12 PM
Advanced Member
Straybeat's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Phoenix
Posts: 525
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 7 Post(s)
Liked: 17
Why don't you try both ways, say a week each, in order to make up for different internet speeds and such and see which way gives the best result?
Straybeat is offline  
Sponsored Links
Reply Plasma Flat Panel Displays

Panasonic Viera Tc P55vt50 , Roku , Netflix , Panasonic Viera Tc P55vt30 55 Inch 1080p 3d Plasma Hdtv , Blu Ray Players , 37 Vizio Vo37lhdtv10a 720p Widescreen Lcd Hdtv Black

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page

Forum Jump: 

Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off