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Audio output jacks

I am unable to get any/miniscule output from the jacks. I'm attempting to use RCA 900MHZ wireless headphones with a 'Y' connector from the audio out jacks to a 3.5mm plug which is hardwired to the transmitter. This transmitter will not turn on, or, if there is no signal, it will turn itself off. Headphones are new. TV is also connected to TIVO and a DVD player. TIVO is connected via S-video cable/audio INPUT 1 jacks. DVD is connected to INPUT 2. What am I doing wrong? Or, is there a way to connect headphones to TV audio which would be independant of TV volume control?

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Re: audio output jacks

If I remember this tv correctly, check under the audio setting in the menu, most tv's including this on have variable output for the audio o/p. meaning the the o/p vol. is adjusted as the tv speaker vol. changes. some tv's will put out a fixed audio o/p to the rca jacks, but will only do this when the speakers are shut off in the menu (not muted, but off). I have run into this problem many times & have yet to find a better solution to getting a steady sound sound out of the o/p jacks.

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