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BT Transmitter for TV & Headphones Will Not Connect Reliably

Sharp smart TV has no BT, so we have this BT transmitter installed in 3.5 mm audio out jack at rear panel.

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We easily paired up Logitech H800 Headphones. Problem is that after powering headphones off and then powering back on the next day, they will not connect. To connect, we have to go to back of TV and toggle the power for the BT transmitter. As far as we are concerned this defeats our entire purpose for having the BT phones. We are too old to get up! We have tried powering the transmitter with TV USB and non-stop with 110v to USB adapter with no success.

I called transmitter tech support. The tech said this behavior was to be expected, and the the transmitter will go into the "stand-by mode" or something like that after a period of time, and will need to be power toggled and/or re-paired (not sure). I asked why my smartphone and my Panasonic BT Landline Set connect up every time I walk into my home and why my smartphone auto connects BT to my car, and why my Other H800 auto BT connects to my Desktop. He told me that there are differences in the way BT devices work, and that as far as he knows all TV / Headphone BT devices will require "resetting" after timing out.

I find it hard to believe that we cannot simply turn on the headphones and expect them to connect up after being previously paired. At this point we have resorted to NOT powering off the headphones, but simply turning the volume down, and leaving them plugged into the charger. This works, but uses a needed receptacle, creates more "charger cord congestion,".....and seems silly.

So, can someone tell me what we need to do to connect up by simply turning the headphones on? If it means buying other stuff, that's OK.

Thanks for any assistance.

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Time to try another make.

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Thanks, R. Proffitt

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Have contacted Avantree Support, describing this issue, and asking for a product recommendation to resolve it, if possible.

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My my.

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Did I just link to the product that isn't working for you?

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Nope -J ust trying to get some reassurance.

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Here is their response. She says my device should work. Have asked her what "main button" she is referring to.

Phoebe Yi (Avantree Support Desk)
Feb 28, 02:06 CST
Hi Tom

All of our transmitter is like that, as you expected. You are right. Of course no need to do all that each time

All you need to do is to turn on the headphone and wait for 5sec. If no sound, click once on the main button. Actually I believe your transmitter do the same. Pls try it. Maybe the tech support you talk to is not experienced.

Phoebe

Hi,
Our Sharp smart TV has no BT, so we have this BT transmitter installed in 3.5 mm audio out jack at rear panel.
https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00P24XKS8/ref=oh_aui_search_asin_title?ie=UTF8&psc=1
We easily paired up Logitech H-800 Headphones. Problem is that after powering headphones off and then powering back on the next day, they will not connect. To connect, we have to go to back of TV and toggle the power for the BT transmitter. As far as we are concerned this defeats our entire purpose for having the BT phones. We are too old to get up! We have tried powering the transmitter with TV USB and non-stop with 110v to USB adapter with no success.
I called transmitter tech support. The tech said this behavior was to be expected, and the transmitter will go into the "stand-by mode" or something like that after a period of time, and will need to be power toggled and/or re-paired (not sure). I asked why my smartphone and my Panasonic BT Landline Set connect up every time I walk into my home and why my smartphone auto connects BT to my car, and why my Other H-800 auto BT connects to my Desktop. He told me that there are differences in the way BT devices work, and that as far as he knows all TV / Headphone BT devices will require "resetting" after timing out.
I find it hard to believe that we cannot simply turn on the headphones and expect them to connect up after being previously paired. At this point we have resorted to NOT powering off the headphones, but simply turning the volume down, and leaving them plugged into the charger. This works, but uses a needed receptacle, creates more "charger cord congestion,".....and seems silly.
So, can you tell me which of your products we need to connect up by leaving the transmitter powered up and simply turning the headphones on?

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