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CCTV Video Broadcast Standards: NTSC, PAL & SECAM

pal-ntsc-secamCCTV Video Standards by Country

Different countries of the world use different video broadcast standards. You must use CCTV / video equipment that matches your country’s standard or you will have compatibility problems with your components. Use the table below to determine the standard for your country.

NTSC Countries PAL Countries SECAM Countries
America Abu Dhabi Andorra
American Samoa Afghanistan Azerbaijan
Antigua Albania Belarus
Antilles (Dutch) Algeria Benin
Aruba Angola Bulgaria
Bahamas Argentina Burkina Faso
Barbados Ascension Island Burundi
Barbuda Australia Cambodia (Kampuchea)
Belize Austria Central African Republic
Bermuda Azores Chad
Bolivia Bahrain Congo (Peoples Republic)
British Virgin Islands Bangladesh Corsica
Burma Belgium Czech Republic
Canada Bosnia Herzegovina Djibouti
Chile Botswana Egypt
Columbia Brazil Equatorial Guinea
Costa Rica Britain Estonia
Cuba Brunei France
Curacao Cameroon Gabon
Diego Garcia Canary Islands Georgia
Dominica Cape Verde Greece
Dominican Republic Cayman Islands Guadeloupe
Ecuador China Guyana (French)
El Salvador Christmas Island Hungary
Fiji Cook Island Iran
Grenada Croatia Iraq
Guam Cyprus Ivory Coast
Guatemala Denmark Kampuchea
Guyana Dubai Kazakhastan
Haiti Easter Island Korea North
Honduras England Kyrgyzstan
Jamaica Eritrea Latvia
Japan Ethiopia Libya
Johnston Islands Falkland Islands Lithuania
Korea South Faroe Islands Luxembourg
Leeward Islands Finland Madagascar
Mariana Islands France Mali
Marshall Islands Gambia Martinique
Mexico Gaza & West Bank Mauritania
Micronesia Germany Mauritius
Midway Islands Ghana Monaco
Montserrat Gibraltar Mongolia
Myanmar Great Britain Morocco
Nicaragua Greenland New Caledonia
Okinawa Guinea Niger
Palau Guinea-Bissau Polynesia
Panama Holland Reunion
Peru Hong Kong Romania
Philippines Iceland Rwanda
Puerto Rico India Saudi Arabia
Samoa Indonesia Senegal
St Kitts & Nevis Ireland Serbia
St Lucia Israel Slovakia Republic
St Vincent Italy St Pierre
Surinam Jordan Syria
Taiwan Kenya Tahiti
Trinidad & Tobago Kuwait Tajikistan
United States of America Lebanon Togo
Venezuela Lesotho Tunisia
Vietnam Liberia Turkmenistan
Virgin Islands Liechtenstein Ukraine
Luxembourg Uzbekistan
Macao Vietnam
Macedonia Wallis Island & Zaire
Madeira
Malawi
Malaysia
Maldives
Malta
Montenegro
Mozambique
Namibia
Nepal
Netherlands
New Zealand
Nigeria
Norfolk Island
Norway
Oman
Pakistan
Papua New Guinea
Paraguay
Poland
Portugal
Qatar
Sardinia
Scotland
Seychelles
Sierra Leone
Singapore
Slovenia
Solomon Islands
Somalia
South Africa
Spain
Sri Lanka
Sudan
Swaziland
Sweden
Switzerland
Syria
Tanzania
Thailand
Tonga
Tristian Da Cunah
Turkey
Uganda
United Arab Emirates
United Kingdom
Vanuatu
Vatican
Yemen
Yugoslavia
Zambia
Zanzibar
Zimbabwe

Last Modified: August 14, 2015

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