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Bluetooth TV audio for Disabled Vet Answered

I am a disabled vet having suffered hearing loss in Iraq (amongst other things). I wear hearing aids and was given a device by the VA that I wear around my neck.  It is a bluetooth device that pairs my iPhone to my hearing aids.  A different device I was given plugged into my TV and sent an audio signal to a set of headphones.  The idea is so that I could turn up my volume w/out affecting everyone elses.
BUT... I never got it to work, AND it's been lost since I moved.
SO, I was hoping the community could help me figure out a way to incorporate the bluetooth idea but instead of from my phone to my hearing aids, I'd like to go from my TV to my hearing aids.

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ValleyWalker

5 years ago

I didn't read the whole thing (yet) but watched the video. That is really cool!

Thanks m8!

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Downunder35m

5 years ago

This might be what you are looking for:

http://www.hearingloop.org/places_hometv.htm

Usually all modern hearing aids allow the use of these loops and they widely used on airports, big railway stations and even libraries and museums.
The device around your neck does basically the same just on a more direct level.
With
a loop system like above you can set the right volume for your hearing
aid on the system and your hearing ais itself leaving the volume control
on the TV unaffected.

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ValleyWalker

5 years ago

I'm 100%. When I first came homefrom Iraq I was initally rated right off the bat at 70%. But after I got through all the doctors and appointments it was upraded to 100%.

Thanks for the link but I'm a bit confused as to how that device works. More specifically, what does it plug in to? And then what plugs in to IT?

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thematthatter

5 years ago

Whats your disability rating from the VA?

Saw this on amazon might work out for you

http://www.amazon.com/Stereo-TV-Transmitter-Bluetooth-Dongle/dp/B004T0CEBK

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Kiteman

5 years ago

I did some googling for USB bluetooth transmitter dongle for TV, and found this: LINK.

There are other similar devices, which you should be able to pair with your headphones.