Viewing images on a TV using an HDMI cable

To view images stored on this product using a TV, an HDMI cable (sold separately) and an HD TV equipped with an HDMI jack are required.

  1. Turn off both this product and the TV.
  2. Connect the HDMI micro terminal of this product to the HDMI jack of the TV using an HDMI cable (sold separately).

  3. Turn on the TV and switch the input.
  4. Turn on this product.

    Images shot with the product appear on the TV screen.

  5. Select an image using the right/left sides of the control wheel.
    • The monitor of this camera is not lit up on the playback screen.
    • If the playback screen is not displayed, press the (Playback) button.


By connecting this product to a TV that supports “BRAVIA” Sync using an HDMI cable (sold separately), you can operate this product's playback functions with the TV remote control.

  1. After performing the steps above to connect this camera to a TV, select MENU (Setup)[HDMI Settings][CTRL FOR HDMI][On].
  2. Press the SYNC MENU button on the TV remote control, and select the desired mode.
  • If you connect this camera to a TV using an HDMI cable, available menu items are limited.
  • Only TVs that support “BRAVIA” Sync can provide SYNC MENU operations. For details, refer to the operating instructions supplied with the TV.
  • If the product performs unwanted operations in response to the TV remote control when the product is connected to another manufacturer’s TV using an HDMI connection, select MENU (Setup) → [HDMI Settings][CTRL FOR HDMI][Off].


  • This product is compatible with the PhotoTV HD standard. If you connect Sony PhotoTV HD-compatible devices using an HDMI cable (sold separately), the TV is set to the image quality suitable for viewing still images, and a whole new world of photos can be enjoyed in breathtaking high quality.
  • You can connect this product to Sony PhotoTV HD-compatible devices with a USB terminal using the USB cable.
  • The PhotoTV HD allows for a highly-detailed, photo-like expression of subtle textures and colors.
  • For details, refer to the operating instructions supplied with the compatible TV.


  • Do not connect this product and another device using the output terminals of both. Doing so may cause a malfunction.
  • Some devices may not work properly when connected to this product. For example, they may not output video or audio.
  • Use an HDMI cable with the HDMI logo or a genuine Sony cable.
  • Use an HDMI cable that is compatible with the HDMI micro terminal of the product and the HDMI jack of the TV.
  • When [TC Output] is set to [On], the image may not be output properly to the TV or recording device. In such cases, set [TC Output] to [Off].
  • If images do not appear on the TV screen properly, select MENU (Setup)[HDMI Settings][HDMI Resolution][2160p/1080p], [1080p] or [1080i] according to the TV to be connected.
  • During HDMI output, when you switch the movie from 4K to HD image quality or vice-versa, or change the movie to a different frame rate or different color mode, the screen may become dark. This is not a malfunction.
  • If you set [File Format] to [XAVC S 4K] and shoot movies while the camera is connected to an HDMI device, images will not be displayed on the monitor.