NTSC Wii on a PAL TV?

Discussion in 'Wii - Hardware, Devices and Utilities' started by squall23, Jun 13, 2010.

  1. squall23

    squall23 GBAtemp Regular

    Nov 19, 2002
    So, do I have to do anything special to use my North American Wii on a Hong Kong PAL TV? Besides the whole voltage converter thing. My Wii also has a Wiikey2 if that does anything.
  2. hunnymonster

    hunnymonster GBAtemp Regular

    Mar 29, 2010
    Most PAL TVs made in the last 10 years or more will handle NTSC input without missing a beat. In fact I'm hard pushed to recall the last time I had an issue with NTSC input on a "PAL" TV (I say that because so many are multistandard, despite being sold as PAL)...
  3. Schizoanalysis

    Schizoanalysis From somewhere inside the rabbit hole...

    Jun 23, 2009
    I've used Japanese NTSC consoles on my PAL TV...

    It will just "letterbox" the picture, but will work fine on a newer TV...

    Older PAL TVs will give a black and white slightly garbled picture.... then you know it is not compatible...