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Topic # 111619 9-Nov-2012 11:27 Send private message

Hi! I've got an LG 42" LM6410 but it does not have a headphone 3.5mm out jack. My Samsungs smart tv has it.

What would be a smart way to plug a 3.5mm headset into the TV?

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Master Geek


  Reply # 714585 9-Nov-2012 11:46 Send private message

This is a link to the Tv specs: http://www.lg.com/sg/tvs/lg-42LM6410

It has a digital audio out (optical out?)

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  Reply # 714597 9-Nov-2012 12:28 Send private message

If you are desperate to plug in an analogue device you will need one of these

http://www.jaycar.co.nz/productView.asp?ID=AC1633

Otherwise use an AMP that will support digital in....



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Master Geek


  Reply # 714603 9-Nov-2012 12:35 Send private message

it's for my bedroom, I'd love to have an amp.

please suggest a les expensive option for me? i have my computer hp dv6 3092tx connected to tv via hdmi out for video. at the moment I'm using the headphone jack out of the laptop. (disabled hdmi out audio from audio playback device)


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  Reply # 714617 9-Nov-2012 12:54 Send private message

There are some optical to headphone amps on eBay, e.g. this or this . You should check that the TV can be configured to output PCM stereo on the digital output as neither of these amps will be able to decode Dolby Digital, which may show up on some broadcast HD programs.

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  Reply # 714958 9-Nov-2012 21:54 Send private message

Just grab yourself a DAC and a 2-1 cable adaptor.
I'm picking $150 all up for cables + DAC locally.
It's going to be a regular scenario come the end of the analogue sunset me thinks...

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