In this instructable, I will show you how to make a simple headphone adapter for any TV with an audio ouput.

Items you will need:

- TV with an audio output

- RCA to 3.5mm adapter cable

- any FM transmitter with a 3.5mm stereo plug

- any portable FM radio tuner with a headphone jack

Step 1:

To do this, your TV must have an audio output (usually located on the rear AV panel of your TV)
<p>Good idea on this one! My wired headset is on its way out (loose wire inside the actual headset), and I was about to pull the trigger for a $20 bluetooth transmitter to hook up to my TV (to use with my pair of bluetooth headphones). Instead, I bought a $7 FM transmitter from Amazon, and will just plug one of the many regular headphones I into a my MP3 player that has an FM tuner in it.</p>
<p>Also works well using an FM Radio App on cell phone to bluetooth headset instead of fm radio to wired headset/speaker, keeping FM transmitter connected to tv as instructed. And thanks for the Instructable, very happy not to have had to purchase anything to make it work.</p>
<p>These TV headphones rock, they are wireless (Bluetooth). http://www.amazon.com/voxoom-wireless-TV-headphones-system/dp/B00N3DELQU</p>
did this to run on my treadmill while watching tv thanks
What if your TV doesn't come with Audio out? I don't know many TV's that have that.
What a great idea! I've been wrestling with the same problem for a couple of weeks now, and was shopping out new components to replace my bedroom surround system. This is SO MUCH EASIER... and cheaper. <br> <br>Thanks a bunch.
Absolutely! If you got a good idea, might as well share it! :)
Thas a good idea but what about the sound quality?
Cool, except you should change the title to &quot;Simple Wireless TV Headphones,&quot; because the simple tv headphones would just be the RCA - 3.5mm connected to the headphones.
Not a bad idea im using this but on a bigger scale to Send music around my home on a Crystal Earpiece and radio I modded fbi style ! could use it to send a voice using a mic Ive done it ones ! Homebrew walkie talkies
I actually did that with my tv about 6 months ago. But, i did it without the fm transmitter. I just used 1/2inch to 3.5mm adapter and plugged in an extension cable. Also, you could take something like <a rel="nofollow" href="http://fl2.shopmania.org/files/images/6455/female-to-f-2-rca-av-cable-joiner-coupler-component-adapter~6454109.jpg">this</a> and plug the two cables directly into the cords from a game system.<br/>
Yeah I did that too, but I turned up the volume all the way on my TV and it just isn't loud enough. Instead of buying an expensive external amplifier, I just did this since I already had the parts lying around the house.
I never would have thought of that!

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