Countries S - Video Broadcast Standards
Mains Electricity - DVD Regions

Following is a list of countries from Samoa through to Syria together with their Video Broadcast Standards. Also shown are the Mains Electricity Voltages and Frequencies for each country. We have also listed the DVD Region that each country falls into. If you would like to know more about how Video Broadcast Standards are closely entwined with DVD Regions, our Region Free DVD Players pages goes into the technicalities of the matter.

This information has been researched from various sources and is believed to be correct. However, we can take no responsibility for any errors or omissions. If you spot any errors in these listings please Contact Us us with your observations.

COUNTRY COLOUR SYSTEM VHF UHF MAINS ELECTRICITY DVD REGION
SAMOA NTSC M - 230 50HZ 1
SARDINIA PAL B - 220 50HZ 2
SAUDI ARABIA SECAM(H)/PAL B G 120/220 50HZ 2
SAUDI ARABIA PAL B - 120/220 50HZ 2
SENEGAL SECAM(V) K1 - 120 50HZ 5
SERBIA PAL B G 220 50HZ 2
SEYCHELLES PAL B - 230 50HZ 5
SIERRA LEONE PAL B G 230 50HZ 5
SINGAPORE PAL B G 230 50HZ -
SLOVAKIA REPUBLIC PAL B G 220 50HZ 2
SLOVENIA PAL B H 220 50HZ 2
SOLOMON ISLANDS PAL - - - -
SOMALIA PAL B - 220 50HZ 5
SOUTH AFRICA PAL I I 230 50HZ 2
SPAIN PAL B G 120/220 50HZ 2
SRI LANKA PAL B - 230 50HZ 5
ST HELENA - - - - 5
ST KITTS AND NEVIS NTSC M - 230 60HZ -
ST LUCIA NTSC M - 220 60HZ -
ST PIERRE SECAM(V) K1 - 220 50HZ -
ST VINCENT NTSC M - 110 60HZ -
SUDAN PAL B G 240 50HZ 5
SURINAM NTSC M M 120 60HZ 4
SWAZILAND PAL B G 230 50HZ 5
SWEDEN PAL B G 240 50HZ 2
SWITZERLAND PAL B G 110/220 50HZ 2
SYRIA SECAM(H) B - 110/220 50HZ 2
SYRIA PAL - G 110/220 50HZ 2
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