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World TV System and Voltage Guide
PAL stands for phase alternation lines(625 lines) offers more picture detail and wider luminance (color signal) bandwidth. PAL has been adopted by almost all 50 HZ (50 cycles) countries in the world.

NTSC stands for national television standard committee which established american TV broadcast TV standard as a 525 line broadcast. NTSC system has higher frame rate which reduces visible flicker and picture noise.

SECAM stands for sequential couleur AVEC memoire designed by the french and was adopted in france and eastern europen countries. Secam system has higher number of scan lines (625 lines) which offers more picture detail and stable hues.


AFGHANISTAN PAL-B 220 50 B
ALBANIA PAL-B/G 110/220 50 B
ALGERIA PAL-B 110/220 50 A
AMERICAN SAMOA NTSC-M - - B
ANDORRA - - - -
ANGOLA PAL-I 220 50 B
ANTIGUA NTSC-M 110/220 - B/D
ARGENTINA PAL-N 220 50 B
AUSTRALIA PAL-B/G 240 50 C
AUSTRIA PAL-B/G 220 50 B
AZORES ISLAND PAL-B 110/220 - B
BAHAMAS NTSC-M 110/220 - A
BAHRAIN PAL-B 220 50 B/D
BANGLADESH PAL-B 220 50 B
BARBADOS NTSC-M 110/220 50 A
BELGIUM PAL-B/G 220 50 B
BENIN SECAM-K - - -
BERMUDA NTSC-M 110/220 - A/D
BHUTAN - - - -
BOLIVIA NTSC-M 110/220 50/60 A/B
BOTSWANA PAL-I 220 50 B/D
BRAZIL PAL-M 110/220 50/60 B
BRUIEI PAL-B 230 50 B
BULGARIA SECAM-D/K 220 50 -
BURKINA FASO SECAM-K 220 50 B
BURMA NTSC-M 220 50 B
BURUNDI SECAM-K 220 50 B
CAMBODIA NTSC-M - - -
CAMEROON(UNITED REP. OF) PAL-B/G - - -
CANADA NTSC-M 110/230 60 A
CANARY ISLANDS PAL-B/G 110/220 50 -
CAPE VERDE - - - -
CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC SECAM-K 220 50 B
CEUTA PAL-B/G - - -
CHAD SECAM-K 220 50 B
CHILE NTSC-M 220 50 B
CHINA(PEOPLE'S REP. OF) PAL-D 220 50 B/C
COLOMBIA NTSC-M 110 60 A
COMOROS - - - -
CONGO(PEOPLE'S REP. OF) SECAM-K 220 50 -
COSTA RICA NTSC-M 110 60 A
CUBA NTSC-M 110 60 A
CYPRUS SECAM-B/G 240 50 B/D
CZECHOSLOVAKIA SECAM-D/G 220 50 B
DENMARK PAL-B/G 220 50 B
DIEGO GARCIA NTSC-M - - -
DJIBOUTI DEM REPUBLIC SECAM-K - - -
DOMINICA (COMMON WEALTH OF) NTSC-M - - -
DOMINICA REPUBLIC NTSC-M 110 60 A
ECUADOR NTSC-M 1010 60 A
EGYPT SECAM-B 110/220 50 B/D
EL SALVADOR NTSC-M 110/220 60 A
EQUATORIAL GUINEA - - - -
ETHIOPIA PAL-B 220 50 B
FIJI PAL-B 240 50 C
FINLAND PAL-B/G 220 50 B
FRANCE SECAM-L 220 50 B
FRENCH POLYNESIA - - - -
GABON SECAM-K - - -
GAMBIA PAL-I - - -
GERMANY(DEM. REPUBLIC) SECAM-B/G 220 50 B
GERMANY(FED. REPUBLIC) PAL-B/G 220 50 B
GHANA PAL-B 220 50 B
GIBRALTAR PAL-B 240 50 D
GREECE SECAM-B 220 50 B
GREENLAND NTSC-M 220 50 B
GRENADA NTSC-M 220/240 50 D
GUADALUPE SECAM - - -
GUAM NTSC-M 110/220 60 -
GUATEMALA NTSC-M 110 60 A
GUIANA(FRENCH) SECAM-K - - -
GUIEA - 220 50 B
GUINEA-BISSAU PAL-K 220 50 B
GUYANA SECAM-K 110/220 - A/B/D
HAITI NTSC-M 110/220 - A
HAWAII NTSC-M 110 60 A
HONDURAS NTSC-M 110 60 A
HONG KONG PAL-I 200 50 D
HUNGARY SECAM-D/K 220 50 B
ICELAND PAL-B 220 50 B/C
INDIA PAL-B 230 50 B
INDONESIA PAL-B 127/220 50 B
IRAN (ISLANIC REP. OF) SECAM-B 220 50 B
IRAQ SECAM-B 220 50 B/C
IRELAND PAL-I 240 50 D
ISRAEL PAL-B/G 230 50 B
ITALY PAL-B/G 220 50 B
IVORY COAST SECAM-K 220 50 B
JAMAICA NTSC-M 110/220 50 A/B/D
JAPAN NTSC-M 100 50/60 A
JORDAN PAL-B 220 50 B
KENYA PAL-B 220 50 D
KIRIBATI - - - -
KOREA(D.P.R) PAL-D 220 60 A
KOREA(REP.) NTSC-M 110/220 60 A
KUWAIT PAL-B 240 50 B/D
LAOS PAL-M 110/220 - A/B
LEBANON SECAM-B 110/190 50 B
LESOTHO PAL-I - - -
LIBERIA PAL-B 120 60 A
LIBYA SECAM-B 127/230 50 B
LIECHTHENSTEIN - - - -
LUXEMBOURG SECAM-L 110/220 50 B
LUXEMBOURG SECAM-B/G 110/220 50 B
MACAO PAL 110/220 50 B
MADAGASCAR SECAM-K - - -
MADEIRA PAL-B 220 50 B
MALAYSIA PAL-B/G 240 50 B/D
MALAWI PAL-B/G - - -
MALDIVES PAL-B - - -
MALI SECAM-K - - -
MALTA PAL 220 50 B/D
MARTINQUE SECAM 110/220 - B
MAURITANIA - - - -
MAURITUS SECAM-B      
MEXICO NSTC-M 110/220 60 A
MICROESIA NTSC-M - - -
MIDWAY ISLAND (AMERICAN) NTSC-M - - -
MONOCA PAL-B/G 220 50 B
MONOCA SECAM-L 220 50 B
MONGOLIA SECAM-D 220 50 -
MOROCCO SECAM-B 110/220 50 B
MOZAMBIQUE PAL-I 220 50 B
MYANMAR NTSC-M 230 50 -
NAMIBIA PAL-I - - -
NAURU - - - -
NEPAL PAL-B/G 220 50 B
NETHERLANDS PAL-B/G 220 50 B
NERTHLANDS ANTILLES NTSC-M 220 50 A/B
NEW CALEDONIA SECAM-K 220 50 -
NEW ZELAND PAL-B 230 50 C
NICARAGUA NTSC-M 120 60 A
NIGER SECAM-K 220 50 B
NIGERIA PAL-B 230 50 B/D
NORWAY PAL-B/G 230 50 B
OKINAWA NTSC-M 110 60 A
OMAN PAL-B/G 220 50 B
PAKISTAN PAL-B/G 230 50 B
PANAMA NTSC-M 110 60 A
PAPUA NEW GUINEA PAL-B/G - - -
PARGUAY PAL-N 220 - B
PERU NTSC-M 220 60 A/B
PHILIPPINES NTSC-M 110/220 60 A/B
POLAND SECAM-D/K 220 50 B
PORTUGAL PAL-B/G 220 50 B
PUERTO RICO NTSC-M 120 60 A
QUTAR PAL-B 240 50 -
REUNION SECAM-K - - -
ROMANIA SECAM-D/K 220 50 B
RUSSIA SECAM-D/K 220 50 50
RWANDA SECAM-K - - -
ST.KITTS NTSC-M 220 50 D
ST.LUICA NTSC-M 220 50 D
ST.PIERRE ET MIQUELON SECAM-K - - -
ST.VINCENT NTSC-M 220 50 D
SOMOA (AMERICAN) NTSC-M - - -
SAMOA (WESTERN) NTSC-M - - -
SAN MARINO PAL - - -
SAUDI ARABIA SECAM-B/G 110/220 60 B
SENEGAL SECAM-K 110 - B
SEYCHELLES PAL-B/G - - -
SIERRA LEONE PAL-B - - -
SINGAPORE PAL-B 230 50 B
SOLOMAN ISLANDS - - - -
SOMALIA PAL-B/G 220 50 B
SOUTH AFRICA (REPUBLIC OF) PAL-I 220/250 50 D
SPAIN PAL-B/G 127/220 50 A/B
SRILANKA PAL-B 230 50 B
SUDAN PAL-B 220 - B
SURINAM NTSC-M - - -
SWAZILAND PAL-B/G 220 50 B
SWEDEN PAL-B/G 220 50 B
SWITZERLAND PAL-B/G 220 50 B
SYRIAN ARAB REPUBLIC SECAM-B 115/200 50 A
TAHITI ISLANDS SECAM-D/K 110 - A
TAIWAN NTSC-M 110 60 A
TANZANIA PAL-I 220 - B/D
THAILAND PAL-B 220 50 A
TOGO SECAM-K - - -
TONGA - - - -
TRINIDAD & TOBAGO NTSC-M 110/220 - A/B/D
TUNISIA SECAM-B 110/220 - B
TURKEY PAL-B/G 220 50 B
TURKS & CALCOS ISLANDS NTSC-M - - -
TUVLU - - - -
UGANDA PAL-B 220 - B
USSR-FORMER SECAM-D/K 127/220 50 B
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES PAL-B/G 220 50 B
UNITED KINGDOM PAL-I 240 50 D
USA NTSC-M 110 60 A
URUGUAY PAL-N 220 - B/D
VANUATU - - - -
VATICAN CITY STATE - - - -
VENEZUELA NTSC-M 120 50/60 A
VIETNAM PAL-B/G 127/230 50 A/B
VIRGIN ISLANDS (AMERICAN) NTSC-M 110 - A
VIRGIN ISLANDS (BRITISH) NTSC-M 110 - A
WALES - 220 - B/D
WESTERN SAHARA SECAM - - -
YEMEN (DEM. REPUBLIC OF) NTSC-M 230 50 A/B
YEMEN ARAB REPUBLIC PAL-B 220 50 B
YUGOSLAVIA PAL-B 220 50 B
ZAIRE SECAM-K 220 - B
ZAMBIA PAL-B 220 - B/D
ZANZIBAR PAL-I 220 - B/D
ZIMBABWE PAL-B 220 - B/D


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