TVs & Home Theaters forum

General discussion

TV with no headphone jack AND no audio output jacks! HELP!

Hi,
I recently bought a used 13 inch television for college.
It works great, but I just found out that my roommate doesn't really watch much television and might find it annoying if I do. :/
So, I tried to see if I could find a solution.
To my dismay, I found that the television has no headphone jack. I have read that you can buy an adapter to plug into the output jacks, but unfortunately, my tv doesn't have those either...although it has input jacks. Go figure.
Anyway, I had a television like this a long time ago that I had to buy a block adapter for it so I could connect a DVD player. This block adapter has video/audio inputs and outputs and connects to the television through a coaxial cable. Would it be possible to plug this into the television and then somehow attach speakers or headphones to that?
If not, does anyone know anything about wireless headphones that send infrared signals? Do these work? Are they worth the price? Does anyone have any suggestions? Any suggestions AT ALL? Happy I suppose I could always just read captions off the screen...but that's really not an appealing option.
Your help would be greatly appreciated!!!
Thanks!

Discussion is locked
You are posting a reply to: TV with no headphone jack AND no audio output jacks! HELP!
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: TV with no headphone jack AND no audio output jacks! HELP!
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.

Popular Forums

icon
Computer Newbies 10,686 discussions
icon
Computer Help 54,365 discussions
icon
Laptops 21,181 discussions
icon
Networking & Wireless 16,313 discussions
icon
Phones 17,137 discussions
icon
Security 31,287 discussions
icon
TVs & Home Theaters 22,101 discussions
icon
Windows 7 8,164 discussions
icon
Windows 10 2,657 discussions

SMART HOME

This one tip will help you sleep better tonight

A few seconds are all you need to get a better night's rest.