External speakers for TV


New member
Username: Vera

Post Number: 1
Registered: May-05
My old Sanyo TV has a problem-The built in speaker does not work anymore after using headphones-Can only listen with headphones now-
Q:Can I temporary hook an external speaker up to it? And if yes, can I plug it into the headphone jack? Sorry if this is a stupid question, just don't know -

Gold Member
Username: Samijubal

Post Number: 1021
Registered: Jul-04
No, there won't be enough power for speakers. If the speakers turn off when the headphone plug is inserted, then it's probably just a bad headphone jack.

just get some computer speaker with volume control on them it a temp fix 20 dollars at the most

Silver Member
Username: Dmwiley

Post Number: 717
Registered: Feb-05
Powered speakers connected to headphone jack would probably work. Anonymous has an excellent suggestion.

New member
Username: Vera

Post Number: 2
Registered: May-05
Tried it - it works!
Thank you so much guys!

If you have a stereo with audio inputs at home, you can do what I did and buy a 5$ "headphone to A/V (Red and White) cable". Then you can use the stereo to provide your sound.

New member
Username: Bionicsniper

Des Moines, Iowa USA

Post Number: 8
Registered: May-05
it should have an audio output in the rca format on the back. Use thoes and hook it up to an amp or a stereo.
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