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Also see the Now TV page, because it's essentially the same unit but with a different firmware.

Fix Remote Control

If you restart the Roku, make sure you have the button ready to link the Remote Control...

http://rokuhowto.blogspot.co.uk/2013/03/roku-remote-stopped-working-easy.html?m=1

Encoding Videos

http://www.rokoding.com

https://github.com/netguy204/roku_media_server/wiki/Handbrake

External Control

A little light reading:

http://sdkdocs.roku.com/display/sdkdoc/External+Control+Guide#ExternalControlGuide-37DIALDiscoveryandLaunch

Forum

Roku Forum

Audio Output With .mkv Files

Enable Developer Mode

The following is known to work the Roku 1, Roku 2, Roku 3 etc:

  • Start at the Home screen
  • Press the Home key 3 times
  • Press the Up key 2 times
  • Press right, left, right, left, right

The developer settings screen should now display.

The default username = rokudev

Note the IP address.

Set a password when prompted.

Access The Antenna (WiFi) Secret Screen

  • Start at the Home screen
  • Press the Home key 5 times
  • Press Fast Forward, Down, Rewind, Down, Fast Forward

The Antenna Secret Screen should now be visible.

NOTE: Depending on your model and firmware version will dictate what you see. You may end up at the screen below instead.

Thanks to Richard Lloyd.

Access The Platform Secret Screen

This allows you to view the Roku's temperature, IP address and connection details, WiFi signal strength and remote control details.

Also there is access to the following options:

  • System reboot
  • Enable network pings
  • Wi-Fi Remote Menu
  • Wi-Fi Secret Screen

Use the following key combination:

  • Start at the Home screen
  • Press the Home key 5 times
  • Press Fast Forward, Play/Pause, Rewind, Play/Pause, Fast Forward

NOTE: Depending on your model and firmware version will dictate what you see.

Thanks to Richard Lloyd.