How to view images on a TV set from a EOS Digital Rebel T2i
Article ID: ART107010 | Date published: 05/11/2015 | Date last updated: 02/05/2016
 

Solution

Viewing the Images on TV

You can also view the still photos and movies on a TV set. Before connecting or disconnecting the cable between the camera and television, turn off the camera and television.

* Adjust the movie's sound volume with the TV set.

* Depending on the TV set, part of the image displayed might be cut off.


Viewing on HD (High-Definition) TV Sets

The HDMI Cable HTC-100 (sold separately) is required.

1 Connect the HDMI cable to the camera.
  • Connect the HDMI cable to the camera's <HDMI OUT> terminal.
  • With the plug's <HDMI MINI> logo facing the front of the camera, insert it into the <HDMI OUT> terminal.
2 Connect the HDMI cable to the TV set.
  • Connect the HDMI cable to the TV's HDMI IN port.

3 Turn on the TV and switch the TV's video input to select the connected port.

4 Set the camera's power switch to <ON>.

5 Press the <> button.
  • The image will appear on the TV screen. (Nothing will be displayed on the camera's LCD monitor.)
  • The images will be displayed at the TV's optimum resolution automatically.
  • By pressing the <DISP> button, you can change the display format.
  • Do not connect any other device's output to the camera's <HDMI OUT> terminal. Doing so may cause a malfunction.
  • Some TVs might not be able to display the captured images. In such a case, use the provided AV cable to connect to the TV.
  • The camera's <A/V OUT / DIGITAL> terminal and <HDMI OUT> terminal cannot be used at the same time.

For HDMI CEC TV sets

When a TV set compatible with HDMI CEC* is connected to the camera with the HDMI cable, you can use the TV set's remote control for playback operations.

* A function enabling you to control multiple HDMI devices with one remote control unit.


1 Select [Ctrl over HDMI].
  • Under the [] tab, select [Ctrl over HDMI], then press <>. Select [Enable], then press <>.
  • When the camera is connected to a TV set, the TV set's input will automatically switch to the HDMI port connected to the camera. When you press the camera's <x> button, you can use the TV set's remote control for playback operations.

2 Select the image.

  • Point the remote control to the TV set and press the button to select the image. Then press the Enter button.
  • The menu will appear. The menu displayed will differ for still photos and movies.
  • Press the button to select an option, then press the Enter button.
  • For a slide show, press the remote control's button to select an option, then press the Enter button.
  • Select [Return] and press the Enter button. The menu will disappear and you can use the button to select an image.
  • Some TV sets require you to first enable the HDMI CEC connection. For details, see the TV set's instruction manual.
  • Certain TV sets, even those compatible with HDMI CEC, may not operate properly. In such a case, set the camera's [ Ctrl over HDMI] menu option to [Disable], and use the camera to control the playback operation.

Viewing on Non-HD (High-Definition) TV Sets

1 Connect the provided AV cable to the camera.
  • Connect the AV cable to the camera's <A/V OUT / DIGITAL> terminal.
  • With the plug's <Canon> logo facing the back of the camera, insert it into the <A/V OUT / DIGITAL> terminal.
2 Connect the AV cable to the TV set.
  • Connect the AV cable to the TV's video IN terminal and to the audio IN terminal.

3 Turn on the TV and switch the TV's video input to select the connected port.

4 Set the camera's power switch to <ON>.

5 Press the <> button.
  • The image will appear on the TV screen. (Nothing will be displayed on the camera's LCD monitor.)
  • Do not use any AV cable other than the one provided. Images might not be displayed if you use a different cable.
  • If the video system format does not match the TV's, the images will not be displayed properly. Set the proper video system format with the [ Video system] menu option.

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