roku (or other streaming device) with digital audio

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  1. grizz

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    Hi,

    I am planning on using a steaming device like roku (http://www.amazon.com/Roku-4200R-3-Streaming-Player/dp/B00BGGDVOO/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1372366384&sr=8-1&keywords=roku%27)
    I am concerned about its only one hdmi connection.

    This would be fine with a TV, but I want to connect a projector and a soundbar using the digital input (S/PDIF connection.)
    How do you this ifyour only connection is from 1 hdmi.

    I have seen hdmi splitter. Would that be the solution?

    (What other streaming device would you recommand other than roku (for steaming mainly from my local network)
    I ve seen the boxee box (http://www.amazon.com/Boxee-D-Link-Streaming-Media-Player/dp/B0038JE07O) wich has the digital outputs, but many review are not great)

    thanks
     
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    Apple TV has HDMI and S/PDIF.
     
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    can Apple TV play mkv, avi with srt?
     
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    No, but it plays iTunes content flawlessly.
     

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