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Old 02-21-05, 08:11 PM
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Help finding wireless transmission device for running on treadmill

I don't know what to search for so thought I would seek the help of other. What I am talking about is the thing at the gym that allows you to listen to a tv while runing on a treadmill. We just got a new treadmill and the TV is across the room from the treadmill. Wouldn't be a big deal but since we have a small child, a good time for us to run is when she is asleep so don't want to have to crank up the sound. Can anyone point me in the right direction? Thanks.
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Don't know the store but this is what you want:

http://shop.store.yahoo.com/fmtransmitters/
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Don't know the store but this is what you want:

http://shop.store.yahoo.com/fmtransmitters/
Yep that is what I need. Thanks. If anyone has bought a FM transmitter, please let me know your thoughts.
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We have them at our gym at work and they work fine. Sound isn't exceptional but you're working out so it doesn't really need to be. Dialogue on CNN, ESPN, etc. is clear and mostly audible. For awhile I tried watching and listening to DVDs (mostly TV shows) but stopped b/c soft sounds were not audible enough and dynamic range wasn't wide enough, esp. the low end. The gym headphones are cheap so maybe better headphones would help too.

Helps the time pass on the treadmill and that's the main goal. Hope this helps.
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I'd go crazy on a "Dreadmill," tv or not. So I run outside.
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what about just getting wireless headphones?
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Or just take the audio outputs on the back of the TV set and run a long cable over to your treadmill where you can plug in the 1/8" stereo jack for the headphones of your choice.

It will be the cheapest and best sounding option.

Also, wireless headphones would be great, but I've never seen the type you would want to work out and sweat in. They are generally the large over ear, home type.

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