The CNET Lounge forum

General discussion

Wireless head phones for TV

by linda6935 / February 22, 2009 1:54 AM PST

I recently bought a Vizio LCD TV and I was given some infrared wireless headphones to use with it. To use them I need audio out on the TV and it doesn't have it. I was shocked because it is a good set. It only has one hole for optical audio out which won't work with them. I really want wireless headphones to work so I can listen to TV when my husband is asleep. Is there anything on the market that will work with my TV? I've even thought of returning the TV but everything I have looked at is also lacking the audio out which I need. Help please.

Linda

Discussion is locked
You are posting a reply to: Wireless head phones for TV
The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited. Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details. All submitted content is subject to our Terms of Use.
Track this discussion and email me when there are updates

If you're asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and any other specifics related to the problem. Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended.

You are reporting the following post: Wireless head phones for TV
This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff. Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community.
Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. Please try again now or at a later time.
If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post). Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed.
Collapse -
Wireless Headphones
by joem1234 / October 5, 2009 10:16 AM PDT

The Sennheiser RS 120 Wireless Headphone will work fine for TV.. THe best place for them is at <a href="http://www.pro-audio-warehouse.com"> Pro-Audio-Warehouse</a>

Collapse -
Audio Out
by joem1234 / October 5, 2009 10:24 AM PDT

The perfect solution. <a href="http://www.pro-audio-warehouse.com"> Pro-Audio-Warehouse</a> has a converter so that you can convert the optical to standard analog. Then you can use you regular wireless headphones. It is the <a href="http://www.pro-audio-warehouse.com/tv1-pof830.html"> Optical-to-Coax Audio Converter</a>. The price is good too.. $22.74.. Can't go wrong..
joe

Collapse -
Good idea...
by musicloveaddiction / November 16, 2009 2:02 AM PST

Sounds like a handy invention, i wish there was a more generic version that is good quality like you said yours are.

Collapse -
Re: Wireless headphones
by DukeVanDyke / May 3, 2010 10:49 AM PDT

The problem is that most TVs don't offer analog outs anymore so you may not be able to use the RS120. You can find a model of wireless headphones that has optical inputs at:
http://www.amphony.com

Popular Forums
icon
Computer Help 49,613 discussions
icon
Computer Newbies 10,349 discussions
icon
Laptops 19,436 discussions
icon
Security 30,426 discussions
icon
TVs & Home Theaters 20,308 discussions
icon
Windows 10 360 discussions
icon
Phones 15,802 discussions
icon
Windows 7 7,351 discussions
icon
Networking & Wireless 14,641 discussions

Smartphone tip

Hoarding photos on your phone?

Those picture are hogging memory and could be slowing down your phone.