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# 180845 23-Sep-2015 16:18
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Mrs MDF wants a new bluray player. I'm not sure I see the point; physical media went out with hunting woolly mammoths as far as I'm concerned. But one must do as one is told.

The killer feature as far as Mrs MDF is concerned is wireless audio. We've got headset jacks on both the HTPC and Roku remotes - works like magic. I haven't managed to find a blu ray player with anything similar in the remote, but most of the major brands seem to advertise companion smartphone apps. Has anyone tried this/have recommendations for an app the supports audio streaming (that works well)? Her phone is an iPhone, so anything android-only is out.

I'm aiming at the entry end of the market - $150-$200 ish if possible. Certainly we don't need any of the "smart" features which I'm comfortable we've got covered off with one of the many other boxes that sit under the TV.

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  # 1392962 23-Sep-2015 18:48
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You'll need a BluRay player with analogue audio outputs to connect to a Bluetooth sender... then, at the other end, wear a set of Bluetooth headphones.
The other option it plugging the Blu-ray into an audio device (HTIB / soundbar / receiver) that can send audio via a built-in Bluetooth transmitter.

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  # 1393153 23-Sep-2015 22:40
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bluetooth does introduce a delay for the audio

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  # 1395935 28-Sep-2015 18:00
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hi there
this will help
it turns anything into wireless, and can be used either on your home network or as a standalone Wifi unit

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