Originally Posted by alk3997
No, DD+ should work with any valid cable. You didn't say what video resolution you were sending, but at 4ft even 1080p/60 should work with a decent cable. Were both cables you tried from the same manufacturer and the same length?
Try sending 1080i out of the Roku. That would be a good data point.
Can you send 2 or 5.1-channel PCM successfully out of the Roku?
What this sounds like to me is that the Roku firmware doesn't understand the Denon's converted EDID. What do you have connected as an output from the Denon? Does the same thing happen with no TV connected to the Denon?
Since the PCM light is coming on at the same time as the 5.1-channel input indicator, that means that the audio/video being received is not being understood by the Denon correctly. A DD+ indicator should be present instead.
Am receiving whatever resolution Netflix is sending,sometimes HD,don't know the resolution(720p,1080i/p),but either way it's always a DD+5.1audio source.I can't change the output resolution on the Roku. IF i'm remembering right,the Roku auto detects the tv's native resolution and adjusts for it.
The problem is with the audio only,i have no video problem.
I have tried 5 cables,two are 6FT.,three are 4FT.All were bought at MP except the 2006 cable which was bought at BB.
Have the AVR set to "auto"detect for incoming signal,and set to 720p output res.(my tv's native resolution).
Have no problem with the Roku's stereo output,or the AVR's ability to receive it,only the DD+5.1which the AVR is choking on,but the video is ok,no problem.
Also tried connecting the Roku directly to the tv with the same result---no audio.
Don't know about the DD+ indicator,just the blue HD audio indicator light. These indicator lights flash on and off so quickly that i don't know whether i'm seeing everything that lights up or not before it all goes off. Also,i don't know whether the Roku will send,and my receiver decode regular DD5.1 audio(from the Roku) or not.I haven't come across it yet.The AVR has no problem decoding regular DD5.1 from the satellite,or my dvd players.
Roku tech support has asked me to try a regular DD5.1 audio source,and i'm going to try to locate one ASAP.Can't check around right now tho' cuz i'm at work.