This item plugs into the ports provided on specific Panasonic TV's allowing you to use a Scart cable. It does not plug into a HDMI port. The Scart ports have been removed from many TV's these days in order to make the TV's thinner and most people do not want scart. But for those who do (Cheque your manual) K1HY20YY0011 in some cases will be needed to adapt from the side media ports to Scart Female, this enabling you to connect a standard 21pin scart cable. Cable is 15cm long.