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How to Get Analog Headsets to Work with HDMI TV

Where we are renting, there is a RCA LED40G45RQ TV hooked up to Direct TV via HDMI. We have an old RCA infrared transmitter that transmits a signal to our pair of headsets. The IR transmitter hooks up to the TV with either RCA red and white plugs or a 3.5 mm jack. I've read that with that TV I need a digital to analog converter. What kind of description should I input to find the converter I want? Or can someone recommend a brand? The ones I've found seem to require a coax input. Thanks, Bill

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Link writes it has a line out connection.
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Bill's Reply to Link

Thank you for responding.

If at the link you provided, you scroll down, you will see a place to click to see the pdf of the owner's manual. But it is very, very hard to read.

If the "line out" you mention is for a coax cable, I looked carefully and did not see anything like that on the TV's back or side panel. May I assume I would need a jack that accepts a coax cable to use the adapter? Are there no digital-to-analog adapters that have an hdmi-in or 3.5mm capability?

Bill

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Poor documentation means poor answers.

OK, you asked if there is some COAX TO ANALOG. Sure.
https://www.google.com/search?q=spdif+coax+to+analog

There's also HDMI AUDIO SPLITTERS but whether either have 3.5mm connections is hit and miss. Some might, most I saw have left right RCA jacks which take a small adapter.

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