Not sure if the Roku controller can be programmed with the right codes for the dvd player, it's hit or miss best use the original remote. Unplug your TV and DVD player. Solved! Connect your DVD player with the included cables. Right now to use the Roku we have to unplug the three cables from the back of the tv and plug in Roku. and the input of recorder. Right now my Directv runs through our dvd player, and the dvd player is hooked up to the tv. How can I connect portable DVD player to tv: Question One particular Video dvd plays on old Panasonic dvd player but not on my newer, though still old, Sony: Question roku tcl tv has no sound for dvd player: Question How do I connect 1 DVD player to 30 TV's? Set the DVD player on a shelf near the TV. Direct TV box was hooked up through the DVD player in order to work. I will suggest you connect your DVD to HDMI2 and your Roku to HDMI1. Everything seems to work... Roku finds WiFi, DVD player turns on, Remote appears to work.., Except when I select my DVD player which is in hdmi 2 It looks like it will bring it up, but stalls at select your language. kc8pql ** Valued Community Member ** Posts: 9026 So. Top . Bought hisense Roku tv. Placing the DVD on top of or underneath other devices may cause overheating [source: Fleischmann]. Again, the AV input does NOT show up as a tile option in the Home menu - no matter what choice I make in renaming it. Step 1. One coaxial cable going from back of tv to DVD player is still there. And it worked fine, until 15 minutes ago when we unplugged it. Bought Phillips dvd / blu ray player. Turn off your Roku TV and DVD player, and unplug their power cords. [W photos] Old RCA DVD player can't be found by Roku smart TV: Streaming Video & TVs: 3: Mar 7, 2020: Solved! Connect DVD player to Roku TV via HDMI. Solved! Hi, so it sounds like you found the correct input on the RokuTV to display it, however you may have to use the DVD player remote to use the DVD player itself. Roku Stick (3600), Ultra (4640), Ultra (4670), Ultra (4800), Premiere (3920), Insignia 720p Roku TV, Sharp 4K Roku TV, Nvidia Shield, Windows 10 Pro x64 running Serviio and Plex on a wired Gigabit network. Hooked up Roku 1 using colored inputs on DVD player. Because the player has a motor inside, it creates heat. Roku Express+ (Walmart exclusive) and Xbox 360 have RCA outputs that can feed the RCA inputs on a VCR and/or DVD recorder. Any help or suggestions on what to buy would be much appreciated! If that is the case, you should be able to watch the DVD on HDMI2 and the Roku on HDMI1. Roku 3 models come with no cables. The Roku TV does NOT recognize the DVD player, even while the DVD player is on, with DVD inserted, and playing (according to indicators on the player). You can connect a Roku 3 by HDMI only. Insert a DVD into the DVD player and then you should be able to play DVD on Roku TV if DVD player and Roku TV are successfully connected. Other streaming devices can feed recorders by using HDMI-to-RCA converter between the output of Roku, etc. I use my N1000 (what people call their "Roku") to my other Roku branded video piece which is the HD1000 and the HD1000 has a pass-thru and that looks stellar for both the HD1000's picture and the N1000's picture in pass-thru. Your TV has 2 HDMI inputs, according to the user manual. How to Connect DVD Player to Roku TV with AV. Powered up Roku. Make sure the DVD cables will reach the TV from the shelf you choose. Step 2. How do I connect a dvd player, roku and tv? 2. If the DVD player has a true "pass-thru" then it should work perfect. Removed Direct TV box by unscrewing cables from the box, not from the tv. Thank you! Question Blurry picture on Samsung Smart TV from DVD: Streaming Video & TVs: 5: Apr 23, 2020: Solved! You can connect a Roku 2 by composite or by HDMI.