It is possible to operate the camcorder while it is connected to an external monitor.
For High definition, use the HTC-100/S High Speed HDMI Cable (supplied) or a commercially available BNC cable * to connect the camcorder to an external monitor equipped with a compatible connection terminal.
For Standard definition, connect using the STV-250N Stereo Video Cable (supplied). To determine the appropriate connection type, check the terminals on the external monitor and refer to its instruction manual.
*XA20 is not equipped with an HD/SD-SDI terminal.