Will Samsung Video Products Designed For Use In The U.S. Work Overseas?

Last Update Date : Apr 09. 2018
Most Samsung video products designed for use in the U.S. use a broadcast system called NTSC. The NTSC system is primarily used in North America and Japan. Most other countries, including all European countries, use different systems (PAL, for example), which are not compatible with NTSC. So, most Samsung products designed for use in the U.S. will not work outside the U.S.

With that said, there are some exceptions. These include Samsung's Worldwide VCR's, and some camcorders which are capable of converting their output to the PAL system. To use these products outside the United States, you need a voltage converter to run them off a wall socket. You can get voltage converters at Radio Shack and similar stores.

Note: Countries that use NTSC may have voltage standards that differ from the U.S. Before you use your Samsung device in a country outside the U.S., make sure that the voltage in that country is compatible with your device. If it is not, you will need to buy a voltage converter to run your Samsung device off a wall socket in that country.

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