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Thanks - headphone install - old TV

Discussion in 'Electronic Basics' started by LBJGH, Jan 8, 2004.

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  1. LBJGH

    LBJGH Guest

    First I want to thank the people for previous responses to the "headphone
    jack for the TV" topics. It appears to have saved me some grief.

    I went to the local Radio Shack and was advised to purchase a miniature
    phone jack (274-248) so that I could hookup my headphones to an old TV (1985
    RCA TV/Monitor).

    My first attempt wasn't successful so I thought I'd do a quick google search
    of the newsgroups.

    I found quite a few posts with the same question of the topic of how to
    install headphone jacks on a TV and I was surprised about the 'safety

    Well, I went back to my old TV and found that the set was indeed a "hot
    chassis" design.

    I resoldered the speaker wires and closed the cover on this project. No
    need to fry myself on this stupid project. :)
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