Looking for a Television Headset

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  1. Soopy
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    i haven't really found any good looking headsets for watching television. i would like somebody's opinion who has had one or have experience with them. i would use this headset to play games or watch movies without disturbing others. Wired or wireless, does not matter unless sound quality differs between the two.

    i have a computer headset so if there is an adapter that lets you use your computer headset with a television that would be awesome.

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    Its called a Y-Splitter

    Get one of those and then get something that turns that into a jack.
     
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    The better headsets have all been discontinued ... they are never huge sellers, this kind of thing, anyway.

    Also, the better looking the headset, the crappier the picture and/or sound tend to be [​IMG]
     
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    Personally I use two speakers located right above my couch. When you walk 5 ft away you can't hear anything, but when sitting down next to the speakers you can hear perfectly fine.

    No disturbing others and no wires hanging from your head. It would even be a plus if you had spare speakers lying around.
     
  5. Soopy
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    thanks for the suggestions. yeah all the ones i have found have either been discontinued also or look pretty shady...

    the problem with the speakers is that its for a double dorm room, and the size of the rooms...well, aren't that big.

    ill look into the Y-splitter though.
     
  6. Bob Evil

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    I have a few different ones, and they all have built-in ear pieces.
     
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    would i be able to use something like this for my headset?

    it is a Splitter, 3.5mm Stereo, "Y", 3.5mm 1F/2M
     
  8. Bob Evil

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    Depends on what connectors it comes with.
     
  9. methodone

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    This is the one you need, to connect standard headphones to a TV/vcr/dvd player/etc. I guess it would be called something like: 1/8" stereo jack to dual RCA plugs. The other two pictures posted in this thread are very likely the WRONG thing for what you want.
     
  10. notnarb

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    If you have a vcr or dvd player with a headphone jack, I'd advise simply plugging the audio out of your tv into the audio in of the vcr and just do that