posted this on October 5, 2012, 10:48
Yes, the Roku player can support pass-through of 5.1 surround sound to your TV or AV receiver. To enable surround mode on Roku, go to Settings>Audio>Audio mode and select "Auto". Note: 5.1 surround sound requires a receiver capable of decoding Dolby Digital and/or Dolby Digital Plus, depending on the audio format in the content.
Here are some services on Roku that support Dolby Digital or Dolby Digital Plus:
Amazon Instant Video
MGO Movies and TV
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