Roku 3 Remote Control Interference with LAN WiFi

Roku 3 Remote Control Interference with LAN WiFi

From the Amazon review below, the subject of WiFi channel 'jam' reducing bandwith to other WiFi devices.

Our household has 2 iPhones 2 iPads usually on during TV watching. I have not noticed any 'jam' from these devices and the OOKLA speed test result is OK.

I do not understand this Roku 3 [Model 4200x] issue - Only when headphones in use?

"The new ROKU changed their technology to use a WiFi-Direct interface to its new remote control so it can offer a headset input, but it is flawed because it broadcasts on the same channel (2.4 or 5) that it receives on. What's worse, the WiFi signal is so strong that it jams the wireless internet signals from your wireless router to all of your other wireless devices"
MARSPATHRetired EE/Computers/ITAsked:
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Craig BeckCommented:
I do not understand this Roku 3 [Model 4200x] issue - Only when headphones in use?
The audio from the TV is streamed to the remote via Wifi-Direct when headphones are plugged in to it.  People are complaining that this is causing issues with their other wireless devices as the Roku is transmitting to the remote on the same channel as the router.
MARSPATHRetired EE/Computers/ITAuthor Commented:
>>> when headphones are plugged in to it.

No headphones plugged in, no interference - Correct?
Craig BeckCommented:
Apparently so, although I think that the remote still uses Wifi-Direct to control the Roku so I'd say there still will be interference but not as much, as often.

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MARSPATHRetired EE/Computers/ITAuthor Commented:
Thanks for your help.
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