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Posted 15 May 2012 - 05:57 PM

SO i had just been to japan, and bought a 32GB Sony HDR-CX160 in japanese. Now from all the pages on the internet, they say that it outputs in NTSC format.

Now when i hooked up the very same camera to my NZ PAL 40" HDTV, through either RGB(the yellow, red and white cable), or HDMI, it outputs perfectly fine. So im just wondering, does it actually matter?

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Posted 15 May 2012 - 06:19 PM

Depends. A lot of TVs can display NTSC content fine. But it might be a problem if you want to put it on to a computer or similar.

By the way, the "RGB" is actually known as component or YPbPr, whereas RGB is most commonly used as VGA.

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