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post #1 of 3 Old 08-26-2013, 10:33 PM - Thread Starter
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i recently bought a pair of wireless headphones to use late at night and such. the headphones can connect with a regular headphone jack, or the red/white rca jacks. the only way i can figure out to use them is to plug them into the receivers headphone jack in the front, but that takes the sound away from the speakers. i would like to be able to leave the headphone dongle plugged in, so all i have to do is switch it with the remote to change the sound to the headphones. Any ideas?

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nope, when inserted into the headphone jack the external speakers are disabled.

the e300 doesn't have any RCA output jacks either.

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I have a set of Sennheiser wireless headphones myself; however, the only way to connect them permanently to the AVR and still allow audio via the surround sound speakers would be via either Zone 2 pre-outs (Denon "X" series models only) or via analog outputs (X3000/X4000).

For answers to more questions on your new E300, join us in the Denon AVR-E/X Owner's thread linked below, especially reviewing posts #3-6 in that thread.

https://www.avsforum.com/t/1465528/the-official-2013-denon-e-series-x-series-avr-model-owners-thread-faq/0_100
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