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Watching my TV quietly.

by nwiirre / November 24, 2006 3:19 AM PST

I'm not that great when it comes to all the different types of connectors for audio, video, etc... So I need a little help. I have a Sony Grand Wega LCD Rear Projection TV. It has no headphone jack and I want to be able to watch it as loud as I want. I work weird hours so I end up watching TV, DVDs, and playing games late at night. I don't have a stereo system or home theater system and I was wondering if anyone knows what I would need besides one of the systems mentioned above. I don't care if it is wireless or not. And if you can help I need to be able to do all of the above while still being quiet.

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Darned inconvenient of those manufacturers
by NM_Bill / November 24, 2006 3:45 AM PST

not to make it easy. My Samsung doesn't have an easy, labeled phones jack either.

So here's not an answer, but a question to our posters with more tech info. I do have rear panel jacks labeled as video/audio monitor output jacks. Would plugging into the RCA jacked ones called monitor out feed the headset?

Well, I do my sound through an A/V receiver anyway. So as an alternative, not using the TV set/monitor for that built in sound, the receiver certainly has headphone jacks.

As to specific headphones, I have a few, but haven't bought any in many years.

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by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 24, 2006 4:14 AM PST

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