Stream movie to TV - sound from iPad 2?

Discussion in 'Apple TV and Home Theater' started by KimHansenDK, Aug 11, 2011.

  1. KimHansenDK macrumors 6502

    Jul 29, 2011
    Im new to Apple TV and AirPlay. But lets say that I stream a movie from my iMac upstairs to my TV down in the livingroom via the iPad 2 - will I then be able to turn the sound off from the TV (speakers) and instead get the sound from my iPad 2 through the headset??

    Would be useful late at night when the wife and children are sleeping :)
  2. Amazing Iceman macrumors 68040

    Amazing Iceman

    Nov 8, 2008
    Florida, U.S.A.
    Probably not, as I haven't seen a way to select audio and video for AirPlay separately. Maybe you could stop by an Apple Store and ask. I'll try it on Saturday at a friend's house too. I'm also planning to buy an AppleTV, but was hoping for a newer revision to come out (if it does).

    In my case, the light from the TV would bother my wife, even if I'm listening with headphones. That's why I prefer to watch on the iPad, and I hold it close enough that it feels like I'm watching on a 90" TV. :D

    Also, I'm not sure if the AppleTV supports bluetooth headphones. If it does, then you could use these. Otherwise, I think iOS5 will add Bluetooth Headphone support. Now I'm curious, I'll try that on Saturday too.
  3. KimHansenDK thread starter macrumors 6502

    Jul 29, 2011

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