CONNECTING TO A STANDARD DEFINITION TV
You can watch images recorded with your HD camcorder on an analog TV that supports
standard deﬁnition video. The camcorder plays back images recorded in SD (standard
deﬁnition) image quality (i.e. resolutions of “480p,” or “480i”) in SD (standard deﬁntion)
The connection methods and quality of the image you see on your TV screen may vary,
depending on the type of TV you connected to the camcorder and the connectors you used.
This HD camcorder supports both component and composite output for standard deﬁnition
• Check your TV connection jacks and select the connection method that matches the jacks
on your TV, either component or composite (A/V). For more information about connection
jacks and connection methods, see your TV’s user’s 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: Connecting a Component/AV cable for component output
Connect the provided component/AV cable to the component jacks -“Y-PB-PR (Video)
and L-R (Audio)” - on your TV. Match the color coded jacks to the color coded connectors.
• After the connection is complete, set “Analog TV Out” to “Component 480p” or
“Component 480i.” page 103
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.
Standard Deﬁnition TV
Type A: Connecting a Component/AV cable for the component output.