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Need to connect roku to television with HDMI cable - is there an HDMI receptacle that is compatible with both?

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  • mefsf Sep 30, 2010

    What I received from your "expert" is no help at all! I asked a very specific question - is there a port on this tv that I can connect an HDMI cable to, or do I use the RCA connection? I feel that I've been ripped off by the first answer.

  • mefsf Sep 30, 2010

    This guy makes sense; the first one sent out a load of BS, and in my opinion is no expert

  • Anonymous Mar 26, 2014

    I was with Videotron, now I m with Bell can, how can i fix my Roku

  • Anonymous Mar 28, 2014

    Connection hdmi roku

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Hi.

This TV has no HDMI connection. Rather than using the RCA (AV) cables I would use the component video connector, that can deliver full HD. Components cable must be connected using it along with audio cable (SPDIF or RCA).
Most Roku receivers have component connectors at the back, if the Roku is a model with no component, you will need to use AV cables.

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Hi,

there are many HDMI cable available ( but it is not cheap )

One thing to check before buying is to Insure that you can view

clear images and sound using the basic cable connections


Once you have done that ( actually there are two kinds)

Component and Composite Cables.


then HDMI compatibility may be the issue , if you have it

already.


But check on the aspect ratio, the DVD settings as well

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  • Rommel Cana
    Rommel Cana Sep 30, 2010

    you forgot to mention the model of your TV ,

    what model of Roku do you have?

    http://www.roku.com/roku-products#2

  • Rommel Cana
    Rommel Cana Sep 30, 2010



    But if your TV is ViewSonic VPW450HD

    these doesn't have an HDMI input but a DVI Input

  • Rommel Cana
    Rommel Cana Sep 30, 2010



    here is a sample image at the back


  • Rommel Cana
    Rommel Cana Sep 30, 2010



    and these one for DVI




    Unless your using a HDMI to DVI Converter, but you have to connect the Audio Out

    of Roku to have sound on your TV

  • Rommel Cana
    Rommel Cana Sep 30, 2010



    like one of these:


  • Rommel Cana
    Rommel Cana Oct 01, 2010

    thanks

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