There are different ways to connect a Swann camera to a TV.
The easiest way to connect the cameras to a DVR (Digital Video Recorder) and then connect this device to a TV using the correct cable.
You can also use an app on your smart TV to display the video (more on that later).
Let's take a look at the most popular ways (using cables).
Connect the Swann camera to a TV via cables
You can use BNC, VGA ou HDMI cables to connect the camera to a TV.
Connection via BNC cable
As long as you have your Swann cameras connected to a DVR, it's easy to display the video on the TV. Just use a BNC to RCA cable, as shown below.
The cable comes with the Swann kit; just use it to connect to the RCA AV input.
After connecting the cable to the TV, select the AV input to see the live video.
Connection via VGA or HDMI cable
Depending on the DVR model, you should see a VGA or HDMI output.
You can use a cable to connect your Swann DVR to the TV, as shown below.
Select the VGA input on your TV and you should see the video.
Connection via Smart TV
Use an App such as Tiny Cam or IP camera viewer to display the video on the TV.
The picture below shows an example of an IP camera on a Roku TV.
You can also use a fire stick on a TV with a HDMI input.
You can connect your Swann analog cameras to a TV using a DVR and cables or connect an IP camera via an App installed on the TV.
It's easier to use a DVR and cables direct to the TV, but if you have an IP camera and want to use the App, please read the related articles.
Here's a list of related articles that may help you.
Claudemir Martins is a former Samsung Engineer with 18+ experience in the surveillance industry. He has been traveling around 17 different countries to teach people how to design, and install CCTV systems.