Article ID : 00014600 / Last Modified : 02/22/2016

How to view images on a High Definition (HD) TV.

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Images that are recorded in high quality can be viewed on a High Definition (HD) TV using one of the following cables (sold separately):

  • A mini HDMI® cable
  • A Type 3-compliant HD Output Adapter cable

To view the images, follow these steps:

  1. Turn off both the camera and the HD TV.
  2. Connect the camera to the TV using either the HDMI cable  or HD Output Adapter cable .


  • No icons are displayed on the TV if you play back a single image.
  • Images in Easy Mode cannot be played back during TV output.
  • Images with VGA image size will not play back in HD format.
  • Images that are currently being shot will not be displayed on the TV even if the camera is connected via HDMI cable or HD Output Adapter cable.
  • Information regarding the availability of HDMI cable or HD Output Adapter cable is available online.

    Please contact a local or online authorized retailer to purchase a Sony product.

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