Samsung HMX-M20BN, HMX-M20SN Owner Manual

CONNECTING TO A STANDARD DEFINITION TV

CONNECTING TO A STANDARD DEFINITION TV

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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) 
image quality.
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 
video playback.
PRECHECK!
•  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
1. 
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
2. 
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
Camcorder
Component/
AV cable
Signal flow
Type A: Connecting a Component/AV cable for the component output.