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question about connecting headphones to new tv

iamloco724
09-08-2011, 10:16 AM
this is my first hdtv so im kind of green

i didnt get it in yet but i believe this tv doesnt have a headphone jack

how can i go about connecting headphones to this tv?

http://www.amazon.com/Panasonic-VIERA-TC-L37DT30-37-Inch-1080p/dp/B004MME756

ImRizzo
09-08-2011, 10:38 AM
this is my first hdtv so im kind of green

i didnt get it in yet but i believe this tv doesnt have a headphone jack

how can i go about connecting headphones to this tv?

http://www.amazon.com/Panasonic-VIERA-TC-L37DT30-37-Inch-1080p/dp/B004MME756

See attached owner manual and note there is NO earphone outlet

http://service.us.panasonic.com/OPERMANPDF/TCL32DT30.PDF

iamloco724
09-08-2011, 10:40 AM
See attached owner manual and note there is NO earphone outlet

http://service.us.panasonic.com/OPERMANPDF/TCL32DT30.PDF

alright i figured that based off pictures..but is there a way to go about connecting on via an adapter to something im sure there has to be a way

ImRizzo
09-08-2011, 10:41 AM
alright i figured that based off pictures..but is there a way to go about connecting on via an adapter to something im sure there has to be a way

Try Panasonic Cust. Support ?

iamloco724
09-08-2011, 10:43 AM
Try Panasonic Cust. Support ?

well i figured someone on here might be a little more creative then there customer support lol thats why i posted

ImRizzo
09-08-2011, 10:44 AM
well i figured someone on here might be a little more creative then there customer support lol thats why i posted

Ok, good luck.

DoctorCAD
09-08-2011, 11:17 AM
How about an A/V receiver? Those generally have a headphone jack and you'd get the benefit of true 5.1 (or 7.1) surround sound as well.

iamloco724
09-08-2011, 11:20 AM
How about an A/V receiver? Those generally have a headphone jack and you'd get the benefit of true 5.1 (or 7.1) surround sound as well.

If i could i would but dont have room for a reciever nor the additonal speakers..im thinking theres gotta be someway with an adapater

What about one of those rca female y cable adapaters and putting that into my cablebox and headphones into that

BrianO
09-08-2011, 11:26 AM
See attached owner manual and note there is NO earphone outlet



Its only audio out is digital.

If the op has a digital receiver with a headphone jack then he can connect the digital audio-out of the TV to the receiver and then use the receiver's headphone jack. But that might not work for all of the TV's inputs. He might need to also connect the audio-out of all his components directly to the receiver in order to use the headphones with all of his equipment.

DoctorCAD
09-08-2011, 01:44 PM
If i could i would but dont have room for a reciever nor the additonal speakers..im thinking theres gotta be someway with an adapater

What about one of those rca female y cable adapaters and putting that into my cablebox and headphones into that

The TV only outputs an un-amplified digital signal. You would need something that can amplify and convert to analog for headphones to work. Something like this...http://www.monoprice.com/products/product.asp?c_id=104&cp_id=10423&cs_id=1042302&p_id=6884&seq=1&format=2 and the Y adapter that you mention MIGHT be enough to drive the headphones.

iamloco724
09-08-2011, 04:25 PM
The TV only outputs an un-amplified digital signal. You would need something that can amplify and convert to analog for headphones to work. Something like this...http://www.monoprice.com/products/product.asp?c_id=104&cp_id=10423&cs_id=1042302&p_id=6884&seq=1&format=2 and the Y adapter that you mention MIGHT be enough to drive the headphones.

sorry to sound stupid but what would i do with that what woudl i be connecting where

rbinck
09-08-2011, 05:27 PM
sorry to sound stupid but what would i do with that what woudl i be connecting where
What would be required in addition to the Toslink adapter would be an optical cable, probably a very short one between the optical audio output on the TV to the converter. Then if your headphones are wireless, just connect the transmitter to the audio outputs of the converter. You may need a mini phone plug to RCA cable here. If your headphones are direcct wired, you will need a headphone amplifier in place of the transmitter.

What are your headphones?

iamloco724
09-08-2011, 05:31 PM
What would be required in addition to the Toslink adapter would be an optical cable, probably a very short one between the optical audio output on the TV to the converter. Then if your headphones are wireless, just connect the transmitter to the audio outputs of the converter. You may need a mini phone plug to RCA cable here. If your headphones are direcct wired, you will need a headphone amplifier in place of the transmitter.

What are your headphones?

my headphones are wired nothing fancy 20 dollars headphones just use it at certain times when my gf is sleeping