connecting wireless headphones to an optical audio out
by Jakesdilemma - 6/12/13 9:45 PM
About 2 months ago i wanted to hook up headphones to my LG TV, which doesn't have a headphone jack, only a digital optical audio out. Spent ages on the internet researching all this and then went out and bought the digital analog converter and Toslink cable. The set up works perfectly with wired headphones, but does not work with my wireless headphones. the wireless headphones work perfectly on another TV where the associated base station transmitter connects directly via a 3.5mm headphone jack, and they also work in the room in which i have the tv that i now wish to connect to, as i tested them by connecting to a portable cd player, hence there isn't any interference from anything else in the room in question. However, the wireless headphones emit a loud buzzing noise when the base station transmitter is connected to the converter. Does anyone have any suggestions as to why the converter is causing such interference? is it electrical power interference?"
i've since done further research, and it's saying that wireless headphones should work with a D/A converter. However, i've come across something else. it appears that wireless headphones come in basically 2 "flavours", analog ones which operate in the FM frequency at 86mhz (as mine are) , and digital ones that operate in UHF at 2.4ghz. Could it be that those that have got this working have 2.4ghz wireless headphones?