Need TV earphones to boost sound for me not husband

faithabSeptember 3, 2011

When we watch TV I'd like to have sound boosting earphones for me while my husband is still able to watch TV at normal levels. Does such a things exist? I've found some but you have to plug them in and then the TV speakers would not work for DH. Thank you.

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If your television has "line level" outputs - two RCA jacks, one red, one white - you want to find a headphone transmitter unit that accepts this type of input with the matching input jacks.

Televisions that only have a 1/8" mini-jack headphone connector usually have internal contacts that disable the internal speakers when they have a plug inserted.

By the way, I'm assuming you are looking at wireless headphones here that have a separate transmitter and then of course, wireless headphones, to listen to the program.

    Bookmark   September 3, 2011 at 8:16PM
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Your cable or satelite box may also have RCA connections for audio that can be used for input to a wireless haedset transmitter.
I have an inexpensive Sylvania headset (I can't find a model number) that can receive radio or the TV audio.

    Bookmark   September 5, 2011 at 2:16PM
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My spouse uses a little hearing aid like thing, looks like a blackberry ear piece but costs less than $50. I cannot find it online now. I will look and get back.

    Bookmark   September 6, 2011 at 4:00PM
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Micro Plus - Harriet Carter - Health & Beauty > Therapeutic Aids is the gadget my wife uses. She uses it only for TV at home. She says she would not want to use it up and around, at work or the like.

    Bookmark   September 6, 2011 at 7:51PM
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I walk by the audiology dept at Costco often enough, and they carry some gizmo. Don't know details or cost, tho. So check with a hearing-aid shop.

    Bookmark   September 6, 2011 at 8:05PM
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