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Panasonic
Owner's Manual
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Digital Camera
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VQT3D48

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    Panasonic Owner's Manual for advanced features Digital Camera _oee, _o DMC-FH25 DMC-FH24 DMC-FH5 DMC-FH2 Before connecting, operating or adjusting this product, please read the instructions completely. VQT3D48...

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    Contents Recording Before Use About the LCD Monitor ......42 Taking Pictures with the Zoom ....43 • Using the Optical Zoom/Using the Care of the camera ........Extended Optical Zoom (EZ)/ Standard Accessories ....... Using the Intelligent zoom/ Names of the Components ....... 6 Using the Digital Zoom ......

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    • Recording which Day of the Playing Back Pictures on a TV Vacation and the Location of the Screen ........... Vacation ([Travel Date]) ....68 • Playing back pictures using the AV cable .......... • Recording Dates/Times Overseas Travel Destinations •...

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    Before Use Do not subject to strong vibration, shock, or pressure. • The lens, LCD monitor, or external case may be damaged if used in following conditions. it may also malfunction or image may not be recorded. -Drop or hit the camera. - Sit down with the camera in your trousers pocket...

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    • If any accessories are lost, customers in the USA and Puerto Rico should contact Panasonic's parts department at 1 800 833-9626 and customers in Canada should contact 1 800 99-LUMIX (1-800-995-8649) for further...

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    Before Use Flash (P47) Lens (P4, 114) Self-timer indicator (P52) AF Assist Lamp (P81) ( DMC-FH5 i_ ( DMC-FH2 8 910 LCD monitor (P42, 114) [MENU/SET] button (P19) [DISR] button (P42) [Q.MENU] (P36)/Delete (P33)/Cancel button [MODE] button (P21) [Rec]/[Playback] selector switch (P22) -&-...

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    Before Use Cursor buttons @: A/Exposure compensation (P53) /._.,. (D: T/Macro Mode (P5I) AF Tracking (P77) @: _l/Self-timer (P52) "_ "] @: I_/Flash setting (P47) this owner's manual, the cursor bu--ttonsare described as shown in th_figure / below or described with i/T!,_!l_. e.g.: When you press the •...

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    18 19 Tripod receptacle Card/Battery door (PI3, 15) DC coupler cover (P15) • When using an AC adaptor, ensure that the Panasonic DC coupler (optional) AC adaptor (optional) are used. For connection details, refer to PI5. ( DMC-FH5 _ ( DMC-FH2_...

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    Panasonic battery pack is used. • Use the dedicated charger and battery. • The battery is not charged when the camera is shipped. Charge the battery before use. • Charge the battery with the charger indoors.

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    Preparation • About the [CHARGE] indicator The [CHARGE] indicator turns on: The [CHARGE] indicator _) is turned on during charging. The [CHARGE] indicator turns off: The [CHARGE] indicator _) will turn off once the charging has completed without any problem. •...

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    • Normal Picture Mode • Temperature: 23 _C (73.4 °F)/Humidity: 50%RH when LCD monitor is on. • Using a Panasonic SD Memory Card (32 MB). • Starting recording 30 seconds after the camera is turned on. (When the Optical Image...

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    Preparation • The operating times and number of recordable pictures will differ according to the environment and the operating conditions, For example, in the following cases, the operating times will shorten and the number recordable pictures is reduced: - In low-temperature environments, such as on ski slopes.

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    Preparation • Check that this unit is turned off. • We recommend using a Panasonic card. card/battery open Slide the door to • Always use genuine Panasonic batteries. • If you use other batteries, we cannot guarantee the quality of this product.

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    (DMC-FH5 _ (DMC-FH2 lide the release lever in the direction of the arrow and open the card/battery door. • Always use genuine Panasonic batteries. • If you use other batteries, we cannot guarantee the quality of this product. Battery: Being careful about the...

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    Preparation The AC Adaptor (optional) can only be used with the designated Panasonic DC Coupler (optional). The AC Adaptor (optional) cannot be used by itself. O Open the card/battery door. O Insert the DC Coupler, being careful of the direction.

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    Preparation The following operations can be performed using this unit: • When a card has not been inserted, pictures can be recorded the built-in memory and played back. • When a card has been inserted: Pictures can be recorded on the card and played back.

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    Preparation The following cards, which conform to the SD video standard, can be used with this unit. These cards are indicated as card in the text.) • Use a card with SD Speed Class I with "Class 6" or higher when recording motion pictures.

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    Preparation • About the display of the number of recordable pictures and available recording time Number of recordable pictures when taking still when recording Available recording time pictures motion pictures • Number of recordable pictures • [÷99999] is displayed if there are more than 100,000 pictures remaining.

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    Preparation • The clock is not set when the camera is shipped. [Rec]/[Playback] Slide the selector switch to [O] and then turn the camera on. • If the language select screen is not displayed, proceed to step 4. Press [MENU/SET]. Press All' to select the language, and press [MENU/SET].

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    Preparation Select [Clock Set] in the [Rec] or [Setup] menu, press [MENU/SET]. (P35} • It can be changed in steps 5 and 6 to set the clock. *The clock setting is maintained for 3 months using the built-in clock battery even without the battery.

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    Basic lide the [Rec]/[Playback] selector switch to [If't]. Press [MODE]. Press AI,I<III_ to select the mode. Press [MENU/SET]. • List of [Rec] Modes The subjects are recorded using settings automatically selected by the camera. The subjects are recorded using your own settings. Pictures are taken using previously registered recording scenes.

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    Basic The camera will set the most appropriate settings to match the subject and the recording conditions so we recommend this mode for beginners or those who want to leave the settings to the camera and take pictures easily. • The following functions are activated automatically. -Scene Detection/[Stabilizer]/Face Detection/Motion Detection/[i.Exposure]/...

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    Basic • Be sure to attach the strap when using the camera to ensure that you will not drop it. • Hold the camera gently with both hands, keep your arms still at your side and stand with your feet slightly apart.

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    Basic When the camera identifies the optimum scene, the icon of the scene concerned displayed in blue for 2 seconds, after which its color changes to the usual red. [i-Portrait] [i-Scenery] [i-Macro] [i-Night Portrait] • Only when [I,_A] is selected [i-Night Scenery] [i-Sunset]...

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    Basic The camera automatically sets the shutter speed and the aperture value according to the brightness of the subject. You can take pictures with greater freedom by changing various settings in the [Rec] menu. [Rec]/[Playback] Slide the selector switch to [It'll], and then press [MODE].

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    Basic Aim the AF area at the subject, and then press the shutter button halfway. Focus indication Blinks AF area (_ White--Green White--Red Sound Beeps 2 times Beeps 4 times • AF area is displayed larger during the Digital Zoom or when it is dark. •...

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    Basic • When the subject is not in focus (such as when it is not in the center of the composition of the picture you want to take): Aim the AF area at the subject, and press _ _/_ the shutter button half way to fix the focus and exposure.

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    Bas_ Slide the [Rec]/[Playback] selector switch to [_]. • This camera complies with the DCF standard "Design rule for Camera File system" established by JEITA "Japan Electronics and Information Technology Industries Association" and with Exif "Exchangeable Image File Format". Files that do not comply with the DCF standard cannot be played...

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    Basic Rotate the zoom lever towards [_] (W). 1 screen-->12 screens-->30 screens-->Calendar screen display Number of the selected picture and the total number recorded pictures • Rotate the zoom lever towards [o_] (T) to return to the previous screen. • Pictures displayed using [[-[]] cannot...

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    Basic [Rec]/[Playback] Slide the selector switch to [It'll], and then press [MODE]. ress AI,I<III_ to select [Motion Picture], and then press [MENU/SET], halfway Press the shutter button focus and then press it fully to start recording. (_ Available recording time (_ Elapsed recording time...

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    Basic • Use a card with SD Speed Class with "Class 6" or higher when recording motion pictures. • The available recording time displayed on the screen may not decrease regularly. • Depending on the type of the card, the Card access indictor may appear for a while...

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    Basic The file format that can be played back with this camera is QuickTime Motion JPEG. Press <1/1_ to select a picture with a Motion Picture icon (such as [QVGA]), a nd then press • to play back, Motion picture icon Motion picture recording...

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    Basic Once deleted, pictures cannot be recovered. • Pictures on the built-in memory or the card that are being played back will be deleted. Select the picture to be deleted, and then press ['_/_3b]. • Confirmation screen is displayed. Picture is deleted by selecting [Yes].

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    Basic • Do not turn the camera off while deleting. Use a battery with sufficient battery power or the AC adaptor (optional) and DC coupler (optional). • Depending on the number of pictures to be deleted, it may take some time to delete them.

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    Basic The camera comes with menus that allow you to choose the settings for taking pictures and playing them back just as you like along with easy-to-use menus that enable you to have more fun with the camera and use it more easily. In particular, the [Setup] menu contains some important settings relating to the camera's clock and power.

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    Basic &IT Press to select the menu item and then press [MENU/SET]. (_ Menu screen page • It will switch to next page when you reach the bottom. (It will also switch by rotating the zoom lever) • Screen at right is an example of selecting [AF Mode] in [Rec] mode Menu.

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    Basic [Clock Set], [Sleep Mode] and [Auto Review] are important items. Check their settings before using them. For details on how to select the [Setup] menu settings, refer to P35. • Refer to P19 for details. • Refer to P70 for details. [Location]: [SET]/[OFF] •...

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    Basic These menu settings make it easier to see the LCD monitor when you are in bright places or when you are holding the camera high above your head. A_ [Auto Power LCD]_: The brightness is adjusted automatically depending on how bright it is around the camera.

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    Basic Set the length of time that the picture is displayed after taking [,sEe.] i_w] [2SEC.] .......................................... [HOLD]: The pictures are displayed until one of the buttons ......................pressed..........................................[OFF] [Auto Review] is activated regardless of its setting when using [Hi-Speed Burst] and [Flash Burst]...

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    Basic This mode allows you to display pictures vertically if they were recorded holding the camera vertically. (Playback Mode only) [_j]: It will rotate and display vertically. [[_]: It will display vertically only when playing back connected to a TV..........................................

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    Basic Displays the amount of jitter the camera has detected. ([Stabilizer Demo.]) The camera's features are displayed as slide shows. ([Auto Demo]) [Stabilizer Demo.]: (_ Amount of jitter Amount of jitter after correction [Auto Demo]: [ON] ........................................... [OFF] • The Stabilizer function is switched between...

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    Recording Press [DISR] to change. LCD monitor • When the menu screen appears, the [DISP.] button is not ® activated. During Playback Zoom, while playing back motion pictures and during a slide show, you can only select "Normal display (_)" or "No display _)".

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    Recording You can zoom-in to make people and objects appear closer or Zoom-out to record landscapes in wide angle. To make subjects appear even closer (maximum of 18x ), set the [Picture Size] to [10M] or less. (DMC-FH5 To make subjects appear even closer (maximum of 9× ), set the [Picture Size] to [10M] or less.

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    Recording Maximum Approximately 1.3 times the Optical Approximately 4 times the Optical Zoom, Extended Optical Zoom, or magnification Zoom or Extended Optical Zoom intelligent Zoom Picture No noticeable deterioration The higher the magnification level, the quality greater the deterioration. Conditions [i.Resolution] (P78/on the [Rec] Mode...

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    Recording You can zoom at high speed to Tele (maximum zoom position). The zoom magnification differs depending on the picture size that is set. Press [E.ZOOM]. EZOOM You can further extend the zoom to the digital zoom range pressing [E.ZOOM] again when [Digital...

  • Page 46: Transform]

    Recording • The indicated zoom magnification is an approximation. • "EZ" is an abbreviation of "Extended Optical Zoom". It is possible to take more magnified pictures with the optical zoom. • The lens barrel extends or retracts according to the zoom position.

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    Recording (_ Photo flash Do not cover it with your fingers or other objects. Set the flash to match the recording. Press • [_]. Press All' to select a mode and then press [MENU/SET]. - 47-...

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    Recording iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii ..iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii The flash is automatically activated when the recording conditions _-A: AUTO make it necessary. The flash is automatically activated when the recording conditions make it necessary. &a,@: It is activated once before the actual recording to reduce the red-eye AUTO/Red-Eye )henomenon (eyes of the subject...

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    Recording • Available Flash Settings by Recording Mode The available flash settings depend on the Recording Mode. (O: Available, --: Not available, O: Scene Mode initial setting) • • r+.+_o • ..• • • • ..• F_ ..•...

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    Recording • The available flash range mm'_rml_ mm'_rml_g) 60 cm (1.97 feet)to 5.8 m (19.0 feet) 1.0 m (3.28 feet)to 3.2 m (10.4 feet) (DMC-FH5 _ (DMC-FH2 40 cm (1.32 feet)to 3.3 m (10.8 feet) 1.0 m (3.28 feet)to 1.6 m (5.24 feet) •...

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    Recording Press • [_]. Press All' to select a mode and then press [MENU/SET]. iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii ..iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii This mode allows you to take close-up pictures of a subject, e.g. when taking pictures of flowers. You can take pictures of a [AF_,_] subject as close...

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    Recording Press • [_]. Press A/V to select a mode and then press [MENU/SET]. Picture is taken after 10 seconds. [@,0] • Self-timer cannot be set to 10 seconds in [Self Portrait] in Scene Mode. Picture is taken after 2 seconds. [__32] •...

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    Recording Use this function when you cannot achieve appropriate exposure due to the difference in brightness between the subject and the background. Look at the following examples. Underexposed Properly exposed Overexposed Compensate the exposure Compensate the exposure towards positive. towards negative. until Press [P-_]...

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    Recording When you select a Scene Mode to match the subject and recording situation, the camera sets the optimal exposure and hue to obtain the desired picture. [O], [Rec]/[Playback] press Slide the selector switch and then [MODE], [Scene Mode], press [MENU/SET]. Press A/,/<III_ to select...

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    Recording YOU can register the Scene Mode you use most frequently as one of the Recording Modes. [O], [Rec]/[Playback] press Slide the selector switch to and then [MODE]. ([My Mode]) press Press &l,14111_ to select Scene and then [MENU/SET]. • If you have already registered My Scene Mode, the icon for the registered...

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    Recording When taking pictures of people outdoors during the daytime, this mode allows you to improve the appearance and make their skin tones look healthier. • Technique for Portrait Mode To make this mode more effective: Rotate the zoom lever as far as possible to Tele. O Move close to the subject to make this mode more effective.

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    Recording Select this to take pictures of yourself. • Technique for Self Portrait Mode • Press the shutter button halfway to focus. The Self-timer indicator lights up when you are brought into focus. Making sure you hold the camera still, press the shutter button fully to take the picture.

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    Recording YOU can take pictures with connections suitable for creating panorama images. • Setting the recording direction Press to select the recording direction and then press [MENU/SET]. • The horizontal/vertical guideline will be displayed. Take the picture. • You can retake the picture by selecting [Retake].

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    Recording Set here when you want to take pictures of sports scenes or other fast-moving events. • Shutter speed may slow down up to 1 second, • This mode is suitable for taking pictures of subjects at distances of 5 m (16.4 feet) or more, This allows you to take pictures of a person...

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    Recording This mode allows you to take pictures of food with a natural hue without being affected the ambient light in restaurants etc. Select this when you want to take pictures at a wedding reception, an indoor party etc. This allows you to take pictures of people and the background...

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    Recording This takes pictures of a baby with a healthy complexion. When you use the flash, the light from it is weaker than usual. It is possible to set different birthdays and names for [Baby1] and [Baby2]. You can select to have these appear at the time of playback, or have them stamped on the recorded image using [Text Stamp] (P90).

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    Recording Select this when you want to take pictures of a pet such as a dog or a cat. You can set your pet's birthday and name. For information about [Age] or [Name], refer to [Babyl]/[Baby2] on P61. Select this when you want to take pictures of a sunset view. This allows you to take vivid pictures of the red color of the sun.

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    Recording This is a convenient mode for shooting rapid movement or a decisive moment. • Picture size Select the picture size of 3M (4:3), 2.5M (3:2) or 2M (16:9). Still pictures are taken continuously while the shutter button is pressed fully. Maximum Burst speed...

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    Recording Still pictures are taken continuously with flash. It is convenient to take continuous still pictures in dark places. • Picture Size Select the picture size of 3M (4:3), 2.5M (3:2) or 2M (16:9). • Still pictures are taken continuously while the shutter button...

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    Recording This mode allows you to take beautiful pictures of fireworks exploding in the night sky. • Technique for Fireworks Mode • Since the shutter speed becomes slower, we recommend using a tripod. • This mode is most effective when the subject is 10 m (32.8 feet) or more away.

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    Recording Picture is taken darker and with soft focus around the subjects. • Face Detection may not operate normally in the dark areas around the edges of the screen. Picture is taken with a grainy texture as though blasted with sand. You can use this mode to easily record...

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    Recording Record the image with a frame around • Setting the frame Select from 3 types of frames. • The color of the frame displayed on the screen and the color of the frame around the actual image may differ, but this is not a malfunction. - 67-...

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    Recording For details on the [Setup] menu settings, refer to P35. If you set the departure date or the travel destination of the vacation in advance, the number of days that have passed since the departure date is recorded when you take the picture.

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    Recording Enter the location. • For details on how to enter characters, refer to "Entering Text" on P83. • Exit the menu after it is set. • Canceling the travel date The travel date is automatically canceled if the current date is after the return date. If you want to cancel the travel date before the end of the vacation, select [OFF] on the screen shown in step 3.

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    Recording For details on the [Setup] menu settings, refer to P35. You can display the local times at the travel destinations and record them on the pictures you take. • Select [Clock Set] to set the current date and time in advance. (P19) Select [World Time] from the [Setup] menu, and then press [MENU/SET].

  • Page 71

    Recording For details on [Rec] Mode menu settings, refer to P35. Set the number of pixels. The higher the numbers of pixels, the finer the detail of the pictures will appear even when they are printed onto large sheets. Applicable modes: [_'_r_ L_[_'3 _...

  • Page 72: Photo Frame]

    Recording • A digital picture is made of numerous dots called pixels. The higher the numbers of pixels, the finer the picture will be when it is printed on a large piece of paper or displayed on a PC monitor. •...

  • Page 73: Sensitivity]

    Recording For details on [Rec] Mode menu settings, refer to P35. This allows the Sensitivity to light (ISO sensitivity) to be set. Setting to a higher figure enables pictures to be taken even in dark places without the resulting pictures coming out dark.

  • Page 74

    Recording For details on [Rec] Mode menu settings, refer to P35. In sunlight, under incandescent lights or in other such conditions where the color of white takes on a reddish or bluish tinge, this item adjusts to the color of white which is closest to what is seen by the eye in accordance with the light source.

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    Recording • Auto White Balance Depending on the conditions prevailing when pictures are taken, the pictures may take on a reddish or bluish tinge. Furthermore, when a multiple number of light sources are being used or there is nothing with a color close to white, Auto White Balance may not function properly.

  • Page 76: Af Mode]

    Recording For details on [Rec] Mode menu settings, refer to P35. This allows the appropriate focusing method to be selected. Applicable modes: l_[_ The camera automatically detects the person's face. The [:_:]: Face Detection focus and exposure can then be adjusted to fit that face no matter what portion of the picture it is in.

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    Recording • Setting up [%_] Tracking) Bring the subject to the AF tracking frame, press (_ AF tracking frame • AF area will be displayed in yellow when a subject is recognized, focus will automatically adjust continuously following the subject's movement (Dynamic tracking).

  • Page 78: I.exposure], I.resolution]

    Recording For details on [Rec] Mode menu settings, refer to P35. Contrast and exposure will be adjusted automatically when there is a big difference in brightness between the background and subject, to bring the image close to real life. Applicable modes: [ONI/[OFFI •...

  • Page 79: Burst]

    Recording For details [Rec] Mode menu settings, refer to P35. Pictures are taken continuously while the shutter button is pressed. Select the ones you really like from among the pictures you have taken. Applicable modes: [_'_r_ [E_]/[OFF] Burst speed (pictures/second) d_?_!"=_"FJ_ dT_:_J1"F3_]) approx.

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    Recording For details on [Rec] Mode menu settings, refer to P35. Using these modes, the pictures can be made sharper or softer, the colors of the pictures can be turned into sepia colors or other color effects can be achieved. Applicable modes: [_l_ [STANDARD]...

  • Page 81: Af Assist Lamp]

    Recording For details [Rec] Mode menu settings, refer to P35. AF assist lamp will illuminate the subject when the shutter button is pressed half-way making it easier for the camera to focus when recording in low light conditions. (Larger area is displayed depending on the recording...

  • Page 82: Stabilizer], Date Stamp]

    Recording For details [Rec] Mode menu settings, refer to P35. Using one of these modes, jitter during picture taking is detected, and the camera automatically compensates the jitter, enabling jitter-free images to be taken. Applicable modes: l_[_ [ONI/[OFF] • The stabilizer function may not be effective in the following...

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    Recording It is possible to enter babies' and pets' names and the names of travel destinations when recording. (Only alphabetical characters and symbols can be entered.) Display the entry screen. • You can display the entry screen via the following operations.

  • Page 84: Slide Show]

    Playback/Editing You can play back the recorded pictures in various methods. lide the [Rec]/[Playback] selector switch to [_], and then press [MODE]. Press &/1'/<l/l_ to select item, and then press [MENU/SET]. iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii F_-I[Normal Play] (P28) All the images are played back.

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    Playback/Editing You can play back the pictures you have taken in synchronisation with music, and you can do this in sequence while leaving a fixed interval between each of the pictures. Furthermore, you can play back the pictures grouped together by category or play back only those pictures you have set as favorites as a slide show.

  • Page 86

    Playback/Editing • Changing the slide show settings You can change the settings for Slide Show Playback by selecting [Effect] or [Setup] on the slide show menu screen. [Effect] This allows you to select the screen effects or music effects when switching from one picture to the next.

  • Page 87

    Playback/Editing The images sorted into the category or images set as favorite are played back. This mode allows you to search images by Scene Mode or other categories (such as [Portrait], [Scenery] or [Night Scenery]) and sort the pictures into each of the categories.

  • Page 88: Calendar]

    Playback/Editing YOU can display pictures by recording date. &/1'/<l/l_ Press to select the date to be played back. • If there were no pictures recorded during a month, that month is not displayed. that Press [MENU/SET] display pictures were recorded on the selected date. •...

  • Page 89: Upload Set]

    Playback/Editing You can set up pictures to be uploaded to image sharing sites and perform actions like cropping recorded pictures, as well as set up the protection of recorded images, etc. • With [Text Stamp], [Resize] or [Cropping], a new edited picture is created.

  • Page 90: Text Stamp]

    Playback/Editing YOU can stamp the recording date/time, name, location or travel date onto the recorded pictures. Mode Select [Text Stamp] on [Playback] menu. (P35) Press J,/1' to select [SINGLE] or [MULTI] and then press [MENU/SET]. [SINGLE] [MULTI] Select the picture, and then press [MENU/SET] to set.

  • Page 91

    Playback/Editing Press [_/_]. Press to select [OK], and then press [MENU/SET]. • Confirmation screen is displayed. It is executed when [Yes] is selected. Exit the menu after it is executed. • When you print pictures stamped with text, the date will be printed over the stamped text if you specify...

  • Page 92: Resize]

    Playback/Editing TO allow easy posting to web pages, attachment to email etc., picture size (number pixels) is reduced. Select [Resize] on the [Playback] Mode menu. (P35) ress All' to select [SINGLE] or [MULTI] and then press [MENU/SET]. Select the picture and size. [SINGLE] setting Press ,/1_ to select the picture, and then press...

  • Page 93: Cropping]

    Playback/Editing You can enlarge and then clip the important part of the recorded picture. Select [Cropping] on the [Playback] Mode menu. (P35) Press _1/1_ to select the picture, and then press [MENU/SET]. Use the zoom lever and press &/1'/_l/l_ to select the parts to be cropped.

  • Page 94: Favorite]

    Playback/Editing YOU can do the following if a mark has been added to pictures and they have been set as favorites. • Play back only the pictures set as favorites. ([Favorite Play] in [Filtering Play]) • Play back the pictures set as favorites only as a Slide Show.

  • Page 95: Print Set]

    When you want to use a photo printing store to print pictures recorded on the built-in memory, copy them to a card (P98) and then set the print setting. For more information visit: http://panasonic.jp/dc/dpof_l 10/white_e. htm Select [Print Set] on the [Playback] Mode menu. (P35)

  • Page 96

    Playback/Editing • TO print the date After setting the number of prints, set/cancel printing with the recording date by pressing [DISP.]. • Depending on the photo printing store or the printer, the date may not be printed even if you set to print the date.

  • Page 97: Protect]

    Playback/Editing YOU can set protection for pictures you do not want to be deleted by mistake. Select [Protect] on the [Playback] Mode menu. (P35) ress All' to select [SINGLE] or [MULTI] and then press [MENU/ SET]. [SINGLE] [MULTI] picture, press Select the and then [MENU/SET].

  • Page 98: Copy]

    Playback/Editing YOU can copy the data of the pictures you have taken from the built-in memory to a card or from a card to the built-in memory. Select [Copy] on the [Playback] Mode menu. (P35) ress All' to select the copy destination and then press [MENU/SET].

  • Page 99

    Connecting to other equipment You can transfer the pictures in the camera to a PC by connecting the camera and the PC. • Some PCs can read directly from the card removed from the camera. For details, refer to the operating instructions of your PC.

  • Page 100

    Connecting to other equipment ® camera Connect the PC via the USB connection cable (supplied). • Do not use any other USB connection cables except the supplied one. Use of cables other than the supplied USB connection cable may cause a malfunction. [PC], press [MENU/SET].

  • Page 101

    Connecting to other equipment • Viewing the contents of the built-in memory or card using the PC (folder composition) For Windows: A drive ([Removable Disk]) is displayed in [My Computer] For Macintosh: A drive ([LUMIX], [NO_NAME] or [Untitled]) is displayed on the desktop DCIM:...

  • Page 102

    Connecting to other equipment Transferred images can be printed or sent via mail. • Read the separate instructions for the supplied software for more information about the operating environment and how to install it. Still pictures and motion pictures can be uploaded to image sharing sites (Facebook/You Tube) using the upload tool "LUMIX Image Uploader'.

  • Page 103: Printing The Pictures

    Connecting to other equipment If you connect the camera to a printer supporting PictBridge, you can select the pictures to be printed out and instruct that printing be started on the camera's LCD monitor. • Some printers can print directly from the card removed from the camera. For details, refer to the operating instructions of your printer.

  • Page 104

    Connecting to other equipment picture press Press <1/1_ to select the and then [MENU/SET]. [Print start] Press • to select and then press [MENU/SET]. • Refer to PI05 for the items which can be set before starting print the pictures. •...

  • Page 105: Print Settings

    Connecting to other equipment Select and set the items both on the screen in step 2 of the "Selecting a single picture and printing it" and in step 3 of the "Selecting multiple pictures printing them" procedures, • When you want to print pictures in a paper size or a layout which is not supported by the...

  • Page 106

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  • Page 107

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  • Page 108: Screen

    _ DMC-FH51 _ DMC-FH2 Do not use any other AV cables except the supplied one. Do not use any other cables except a genuine Panasonic AV cable (DMW-AVC1; optional). • Read the operating instructions for the TV. • When you play back a picture vertically, it may be blurry.

  • Page 109

    Connecting to other equipment The recorded still pictures can be played back on a TV with an SD Memory Card slot. • Depending on the TV model, pictures may not be displayed on the full screen. • Motion pictures cannot be played back.

  • Page 110

    O_e_ • In recording Recording in Normal Picture Mode [O] (Initial setting) Recording Mode Picture Size (P7I) Flash Mode (P47) Optical Image Stabilizer (P82)! 13 m {(r6111: Jitter alert (P25) Battery indication (Pll) Focus (P26) AFarea (P26) Shutter speed (P25) Aperture value (P25) 10 ISO sensitivity (P73) 11 Recording state...

  • Page 111

    Others • In recording (after settings) 14 Recording Quality (P72) 15 White Balance (P74) 16 Color Mode (PS0) 17 Burst (P79) 18 AF Macro Mode (P51) ,,9,: Macro Zoom Mode (P51) 19 Intelligent Exposure (P78) Number of days that have passed since the departure date (P68) Name 12 (P61) 21 AF tracking operation (P77)

  • Page 112

    Others • In playback Playback Mode (P28) Protected picture (P97) Favorites (P94) Date/Text stamped display (P82, 90) Color Mode (PS0) Picture Size (P71) Battery indication (Pll) Picture number/Total pictures Elapsed playback time I1 (P32): 8rn30s Number of prints (P95) Name :1:2(P61) Location :1:2(P68) Recording information Recorded date and time/World...

  • Page 113

    O_e_ Keep this unit as far away as possible from electromagnetic equipment (such microwave ovens, TVs, video games etc.). • If you use this unit on top of or near a TV, the pictures and/or sound on this unit may be disrupted by electromagnetic wave radiation.

  • Page 114

    Others Before cleaning the camera, remove the battery or the DC coupler (optional), disconnect power plug from outlet. Then wipe the camera with a dry soft cloth. • When the camera is soiled badly, it can be cleaned by wiping the dirt off with a wrung wet cloth, and then with a dry cloth.

  • Page 115

    Others The battery is a rechargeable lithium ion battery. Its ability to generate power comes from the chemical reaction that takes place inside it. This reaction is susceptible the surrounding temperature humidity. If the temperature is too high or too low, the operating time...

  • Page 116

    Please note in advance that Panasonic is not liable in any way for any direct or indirect damage from the alteration or vanishing of information or personal information.

  • Page 117

    Recorded data may be damaged or lost if the camera breaks down due to inappropriate handling. Panasonic will not be liable for any damage suffered due to loss of recorded data. • When...

  • Page 118

    O_e_ Confirmation messages or error messages will be displayed on the screen in some cases. The major messages are described below as examples. Delete the picture after canceling the protect setting. (P97) • Pictures not based on the DCF standard cannot be deleted.

  • Page 119

    O_e_ • This message appears when the camera is not operating properly. Turn the camera off and on. If the message persists, contact the dealer or your nearest Service Center. Use a card compatible with this unit. (P17) Memory Card (8 MB to 2 GB) -SDHC Memory Card (4 GB to 32 GB)

  • Page 120

    Others First, try out the following procedures (P120-127). If the problem is not resolved, it may be improved by selecting [Reset] (P39) on the [Setup] menu. • The battery is exhausted. Charge the battery. • If you leave the camera on, the battery will be exhausted.

  • Page 121

    Others The shutter speed becomes slower when pictures are taken in dark places so hold the camera firmly with both hands to take the pictures. (P23) When taking pictures at a slow shutter speed, use the Self-timer. (P52) • Is the ISO sensitivity high or the shutter speed slow? (ISO sensitivity...

  • Page 122

    Others • This phenomenon appears when you press the shutter button halfway to set the aperture value and does not affect the recorded pictures. • This phenomenon also appears when the brightness changes when the camera is zoomed when the camera is moved.

  • Page 123

    Others • [Rotate Disp.] (P40)is set to [[_1_] or [[_]. • Is the [Rec]/[Playback] selector switch set to [[_]? (P28) • Is there a picture on the built-in memory or the card? The pictures on the built-in memory appear when a card is not inserted. The picture data on the card appears when a card is inserted.

  • Page 124

    • Sound from motion pictures recorded by this camera cannot be played back by older models of Panasonic digital cameras (LUMIX) launched before July 2008. -124-...

  • Page 125

    Others • Is the camera connected to the TV correctly? Set the TV input to External input Mode. • Depending on the TV model, the pictures may be elongated horizontally or vertically or they may be displayed with their edges cut off. •...

  • Page 126

    Others • Pictures cannot be printed using a printer which does not support PictBridge. Select [PictBridge(PTP)] when connecting. (PI03) When using a printer with a Cropping or borderless printing function, cancel this function before printing. (For details, refer to the operating instructions for the printer.) When you order photo studios to print pictures,...

  • Page 127

    Others • When using the Extended Optical Zoom or the Intelligent Zoom, the zooming action will stop temporarily. This is not a malfunction. • Is the camera set to Macro Zoom Mode? (P51) Maximum zoom during Macro Zoom Mode is 3× digital zoom.

  • Page 128

    • SDXC Logo is a trademark of SD-3C, LLC. • QuickTime and the QuickTime logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Apple Inc., used under license therefrom. • YouTube is a trademark of Google Inc. • This product uses "DynaFont" from DynaComware Corporation.

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