External Video Output   

You can output PSP™ system video to a TV using a video output cable (sold separately).  Select a video output cable that is compatible with the TV and the PSP™ system model in use.

Video output cable types

Cable type Input connector on the TV Image Quality *1
Component AV cable
Component VIDEO IN connectors
S VIDEO cable
S  VIDEO connector
AV cable
VIDEO IN connector (composite)

The number of stars indicates the quality of the video output (more stars indicate better quality). Actual image quality will vary depending on the TV and the method of use.


S VIDEO cable is not available for the PSP-N1000 series systems.


Outputting to a TV


Connect the PSP™ system to the TV using a video output cable (sold separately).


Example: Connecting the PSP™ system to a TV with component video input connectors



Adjust the video input setting for the TV.
Set to the input connectors in use.


Turn on the PSP™ system, and then press and hold the display button on the system for at least 5 seconds.
Video from the PSP™ system will be displayed on the TV.

Clearing video output

To clear video output, press the display button again.