Connecting the Vixia HF10 and HF100 to external devices

Article ID: ART100966 | Date published: 05/11/2015 | Date last updated: 08/15/2015


Connecting the Vixia HF10 and HF100 to external devices


Terminals on the Camcorder

*When connecting a cable to the camcorder, make sure to align the triangle marks on the cable's connector and on the camcorder's terminal.

Connections that can be used to connect the camcorder to a TV are listed below in falling order of picture quality. Connections that require cables or accessories not supplied with the camcorder are marked with an asterisk; prepare the necessary equipment in advance.

About the HDMI terminal

The HDMI (High-Definition Multimedia Interface) connection (A) is a convenient all-digital connection using a single cable for video and audio. When you connect the camcorder to an HDTV equipped with an HDMI terminal, you can enjoy video and audio playback at the highest quality.

  • The HDMI OUT mini terminal on the camcorder is for output only. Do not connect it to an HDMI output terminal on an external device, as this may damage the camcorder.
  • Correct operation cannot be guaranteed when connecting the camcorder to DVI monitors.
  • Depending on the HDTV, correct playback of personal video content may not be possible using connection (A). Try one of the other connections.
  • While the camcorder is connected to an HDTV using connection (A), there will no video output from other terminals.



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