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Soundbars and Headsets

Hello I am hard of hearing and have purchased a wireless headset, however it has a 3.5 mm connector, and when I connect it to me TV the TV's speakers cut out. Is there a soundbar that uses a optical input and a 3.5 mm output, such that I can use the headset unit without the soundbars speakers being cut out.

Thank you in advance

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Usually have to go all analog.

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Then you can use one of those Y splitters to send to the bar and your headsets.

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what brand sound bar

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Hi, the next related questions, which brand will provide good sound quality, because I heard the the headset jack is not the best of quality for sound

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As everyone's hearing differs

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No one can pick what's best for you. For me I went with a TV that had a volume controlled by the remote analog jack and some bookshelf speakers. It's great for many reasons and just short of what a full up receiver can deliver. Not a fan of soundbars.

But that gives me an option to use the common Y splitter to solve the question of how to leave the bar/speakers on for the headphone users.

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