Connecting the XL series camcorders to a television
Article ID: ART155849 | Date published: 06/09/2015 | Date last updated: 08/17/2015
 

Description

Connecting the XL series camcorders to a television

Solution

Playing Back on a TV Screen

TVs with S (S1)-Video Input Terminal

XL H1 series users may also be able to connect to a TV/monitor via the HD-SDI jack using a commercially available BNC cable to compatible equipment or via the "D" terminal using the supplied component cable (DTC-1000). Composite and S-Video terminals cannot be used for HD signals.

Component out "D" terminal (XL H1 series only)

Select the appropriate component video signal depending on the TV or monitor you connect (SD vs. HD).

Open the menu and select [SIGNAL SETUP]. Select [COMP. OUT], select a setting option and close the menu.

HD-SDI terminal (XL H1 and XL H1S only)

Activate the HD/SD SDI output and select the appropriate video output option (HD or SD).

  1. Open the menu and select [SIGNAL SETUP]. Select [SDI OUTPUT] and set it to [ON].

  2. From the same [SIGNAL SETUP] submenu select [SDI SPEC.]. Select [AUTO] or

  3. [SD LOCKED] to match the video output you wish to use.

You may need to refer to the TV or VCR instruction manual for additional information.

  1. Turn off all devices before starting the connections.

  2. Connect the S-150 S-video Cable to the S-video terminals.

  3. Connect the STV-150 Stereo Video Cable to the camcorder's AUDIO1 terminals and the audio terminals of the TV/VCR.

  4. If connecting to a TV, set the input selector to VIDEO. If connecting to a VCR, set the input selector to LINE.

  • We recommend powering the camcorder from a household power source.
  • The picture quality is higher when connecting to a TV with an S (S1) terminal.
  • TVs with S (S1)-terminal or Video ID-1 system: Recordings made in the 16:9 mode will be automatically played back in widescreen mode.

TVs with Audio/Video Terminals

You may need to refer to the TV or VCR instruction manual for additional information.

  1. Turn off all devices before starting the connections.

  2. Connect the STV-150 Stereo Video Cable to the camcorder's VIDEO and AUDIO1 terminals and the audio/video terminals on the TV/VCR.

  3. If connecting to a TV, set the input selector to VIDEO. If connecting to a VCR, set the input selector to LINE.

When connecting to the RCA terminal, set the RCA/BNC selector to RCA. When connecting to the BNC terminal, set the RCA/BNC selector to BNC (XL2 and XL H1 series only).

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