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jimspy
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Posted - 09/09/2012 :  10:02:45 AM  Show Profile  Send jimspy a Yahoo! Message  Reply with Quote
Hey, all,
I'm looking for a simple way to listen to the TV at night without disturbing the little woman. I want one of those thingys that you plug into the TV audio out, and it sends a signal across the room to a thingy next to my bed that I can plug a pair of headphones into (mini-phone, not phono). I don't want one of those $19.95 Shanghai specials, nor do I want the $399 Sennheiser-Neibauer-Harmon-Kardon-Synchro-Techno-Sacco & Venzetti things. What's the best normal-priced system? Does it have to be RF to the headphones, or can I get RF to the receiver that I plug into?

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Posted - 09/09/2012 :  12:35:47 PM  Show Profile  Visit stusviews's Homepage  Reply with Quote
The normal price is about $20 to $400, like the normal price of a car, TV, or swim suit. What's your range?

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jimspy
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Posted - 09/09/2012 :  8:12:04 PM  Show Profile  Send jimspy a Yahoo! Message  Reply with Quote
quote:
Originally posted by stusviews

The normal price is about $20 to $400, like the normal price of a car, TV, or swim suit. What's your range?



I think $60-$90 would be reasonable. A nice, reliable Chevy model. Not a Yugo and not a Bugatti.

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stusviews
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Posted - 09/09/2012 :  11:13:51 PM  Show Profile  Visit stusviews's Homepage  Reply with Quote
That's a run-of-the-mill reliable Chevy price range for a wireless headphone/headset. IMO, Sony seems to fit that need.

You don't need to be tethered to a thingy next the bed. The transmitter connects to the TV, the headphone/headset is the receiving device. It's all done with RF.

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jimspy
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Posted - 09/10/2012 :  09:15:28 AM  Show Profile  Send jimspy a Yahoo! Message  Reply with Quote
OK, thanks. I'm not sure how to even search for the product, is it "wireless audio transmitter/receiver"? But that pulls up all kinds of high-tech whole-house A/V systems. Is it a "marriage saver"?

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oberkc
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Posted - 09/10/2012 :  10:58:59 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
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I'm not sure how to even search for the product


I would expect searching on:

"wireless headphones" might work well.

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jimspy
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Posted - 09/10/2012 :  12:58:43 PM  Show Profile  Send jimspy a Yahoo! Message  Reply with Quote
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Originally posted by oberkc

quote:
I'm not sure how to even search for the product


I would expect searching on:

"wireless headphones" might work well.



I would think so...but 90% of them are just fancy radios or bluetooth sets. I'll try again, thanks for your advice.

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stusviews
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Posted - 09/10/2012 :  1:30:40 PM  Show Profile  Visit stusviews's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Try "sony wireless headphones," if that's the brand you want or even "wireless tv headphones" or "sony wireless tv headphones."

Try www.mamma.com

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oberkc
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Posted - 09/10/2012 :  5:57:01 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
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I would think so...but 90% of them are just fancy radios or bluetooth sets. I'll try again, thanks for your advice.


[left]Really! When I performed this search I got pages of hits on exactly the kinds of devices you are looking for. I used google.
I saw products from Sony (MDR RF970 for example), Sennheiser (RS-120 and RS-180), Rocketfish. They appear available on Amazon and Best Buy.
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jimspy
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Posted - 09/21/2012 :  9:12:22 PM  Show Profile  Send jimspy a Yahoo! Message  Reply with Quote
Oh! Sorry, I missed these replies earlier.

Thanks guys!

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