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I WANT TO RUN A WIRE FROM MY LC 32GP2U TO A SET OF

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I WANT TO RUN A WIRE FROM MY LC 32GP2U TO A SET OF HEADPHONES BYMY BED FOR NIGHT VIEWING. hOW DO i DO IT?
JA: What's the model number of your TV? How old is it?
Customer: LC -32GP2U A FEW YEARS
JA: Does the TV menu work? Do you have the same problem on all sources/inputs?
Customer: YES. i HAVE RESEARCHED THE MANUAL AND FIND NO SOLUTION AT ALL. I FIGURED YOU GURUS KNEW PRECISELY WHICH SET OF OUTPUT JACKS ARE SUPPOSED TO BE THE RIGHT ONES AND WHAT SETTINGS i NEED TO USE? tHE MENU DOES WORK.
JA: How long has this been an issue? What happened right before this popped up?
Customer: i'VE NEVER TRIED TO DO THIS AND HAVE MOVED TO A NEW CITY. eVERY TING ONTHE TV WORKS, THERE'S JUST NO CLEAR INSTRUCTIONS IN THE MANUAL THAT i CAN SEE.
JA: Anything else you want the TV expert to know before I connect you?
Customer: i THINK THAT'S IT! fOR NOW ANYWAY

Hi , I`m Jack and I will be helping you today
Please note that I am an independent audio/video tech. that depends on your positive rating to get paid by this website and I have no control over the phone (or other) offers , they are sent by the website ,not by me but let me know if you`d rather do this on the phone.
That being said , a few questions coming up ;
Please let me know when you are ready to proceed .

Also ,Could you please give me the tv`s model number again written on the back cover ?

Something not working with this one

Customer: replied 7 months ago.
The only model number I have is on the cover LC-32GP2U

No problem , got it , my bad , I had a typo

Customer: replied 7 months ago.
Can't afford it. Too old and on social security!

What type of headphones and specifically the plug , is it the large standard 1/4 " or the small 1/8 " like what is used for Walkman , ipod etc. ?

As I said above in my opening post ; I have no control over the phone (or other) offers , they are sent by the website ,not by me , just ignore them if you don't want it

Customer: replied 7 months ago.
smallm 1/8

O.k and I guess you must have an extension or long enough cable to reach ?

Customer: replied 7 months ago.
The cable I want to se has standard RCA plugs on the tv end and the small connection on the headset end. Yes about 12 feet.

O.k and I take it that you tried the audio out left/right at the back of the tv and get no sound , is that correct ?

Customer: replied 7 months ago.

O.k then that is normal , the audio there is at line level which is a bit too low for your headset and you would need some form of amplification to bring up the level from line level to headphone or even speaker level

Give me a minute on this

Customer: replied 7 months ago.
My assumption was that sound was going to come out of the tv, but got nothing. Then I read somewhere some guy on line that a "headphone amp" is equired. Manual says nothing about that.Will give you the time.

That is what I was saying here , those audio outs at the rear are made to be connected to an amplifier before headphones or speaker .

Another way of doing this is to use the optical out with a device like the one at this link ;https://www.amazon.com/Digital-Analog-Converter-USB-Headphone/dp/B0038HX3S8

Customer: replied 7 months ago.
Ain't that a kick in the head! I may just find me a used gizmo to play some usic on to run it through. Thanks for your help. You confirmed what I had already read.

Or this ; https://www.amazon.com/DEESEE-TM-Portable-Headphone-Amplifier/dp/B01GV0NFKO/ref=sr_1_20?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1476227024&sr=1-20&keywords=small+audio+amplifier+3.5+mm+outputs

By the way you never mentioned what you had done or read so I worked on this in good faith to offer you the various options as you asked

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