connecting to a TV
CONNECTING TO A HIGH DEFINITION TV
Using your camcorder, you can watch High Deﬁnition (HD) quality videos, recorded in the “1920x1080” or
“1280x720” resolution, on a wide screen HDTV. The connection methods and the quality of the image you
see on the TV screen may vary, depending on the type of TV you’ve connected the camcorder to, and the
connectors you used. To play back the highest quality videos from your camcorder, your TV set needs to
support the “1920x1080” resolution. This HD camcorder supports both HDMI and component output for
high-deﬁnition video playback.
• Use the HDMI jack or the component jacks on your TV to connect the camcorder. For more information
about the connectors and the connection methods, refer to your TV user manual.
• This HD camcorder comes with a two-in-one component/AV cable that functions as a component and
AV cable. If you use the component/AV cable, you must set the camcorder’s TV output correctly on the
“Analog TV Out” menu. page 103
Type A: Using an HDMI cable
Type A: Using a MINI HDMI cable
Turn on the camcorder and connect a Mini HDMI cable from the camcorder to the HDMI
jack on TV.
• When you connect your TV and camcorder using HDMI, the TV may not recognize the
camcorder if the camcorder is turned off.
Turn on the TV and set the TV’s input selector to the Input connection your camcorder is
connected to. Refer to the TV instruction manual for how to switch the TV input.
Understanding the HDMI cable:
HDMI (High Deﬁnition Multimedia Interface) is a compact audio/video interface for transmitting
uncompressed digital data.
The Anynet+ function page 104
If you have used an HDMI cable to connect the camcorder to a Samsung TV that supports
Anynet+, you can control the camcorder with the TV’s remote control. For more information about
Anynet+ and the devices you can control, see an Anynet+ TV’s user manual or visit Samsung.com.