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Taking TV from UK to Australia


I've bought teh Philips 37PF5521D in London and I am now moving to Australia (Brisbane). I believe that PAL I, used in the UK, is 625 lines, UHF PAL G is 625 lines UHF but with a different audio frequency.

Can I get my TV to work in Australia? Is there a setting on my TV? Is there a converter I can buy?


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Hi we have just moved out from the UK. I had to buy a digi box to get my Sony and panasonic to work. Both flat screen tv's with in built tuners.

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Re: taking TV from UK to Australia

The TV has a setting for Australia in the Digital setup menu, so there shouldn't be a problem.

The mains voltage in Australia is 240V - 50Hz, so you should only need to change the mains lead.

If you decide to go ahead, when you set up the tv:

Switch on tv.

Press and hold "MENU" on the side of the tv.

Menu will appear on-screen.

Continue to hold until menu clears.


TV will reset to factory settings, allowing you to re-tune the tv.

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