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Audio out from HDMI and Optical / Analogue At The Same Time?

Quick version: is it possible to output the sound from a T6 box on both the HDMI and either the optical or analogue out connections at the same time?

Long version: My parents have just bought a new TV, but have found that where with their old TV they could have audio from the TV and from some connected headphones at the same time (my father is slightly hard of hearing, but my mother isn't, and without this, the volume would be too high for her), the new TV doesn't have this option. They have a Virgin TV box (I believe it's the T6 box) that is connected to the TV via HDMI. Is it possible to have the same sound sent to both the HDMI and the Audio Out (I believe this is optical, is there also an analogue connection?) so that they could connect the wireless headphones they used to use and get sound from both outputs at the same time? (assuming the base unit has optical if the TV box does not have analogue out)

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Re: Audio out from HDMI and Optical / Analogue At The Same Time?

Both the optical out & the analogue audio out 3.5mm jack are active all the time. The sound is at a fixed level, so you would need to control this with the receiving equipment you have connected.

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Re: Audio out from HDMI and Optical / Analogue At The Same Time?

The V6 has a 3.5mm mini jack for analogue audio and a TOSLINK port for digital audio, all being output continuously.

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Re: Audio out from HDMI and Optical / Analogue At The Same Time?

Thanks very much for that, we now have it working through the speakers and the headphones.
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Re: Audio out from HDMI and Optical / Analogue At The Same Time?

Thanks, we now have it working.
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