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  • Page 1: Operating Instructions

    Operating Instructions for advanced features Digital Camera DMC-G85 Model No. Please read these instructions carefully before using this product, and save this manual for future use. Message Display P318 Troubleshooting P320 Finding the information you need Contents Contents by Function Menu list P185 DVQP1017ZA...
  • Page 2: Finding The Information You Need

    Finding the information you need In this “Operating Instructions for advanced features”, you can find the information you need from the following pages.  By clicking a page number, you can jump to the linked page and quickly find the information.
  • Page 3: How To Use This Manual

    How to use this manual About the indication of the applicable mode Applicable modes: The icons indicate the modes available for a function. • Black icons: Applicable modes • Grey icons: Unavailable modes will differ depending on the Recording Modes registered under custom settings.
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Contents Finding the information you need................2 How to use this manual.....................3 Contents by Function ....................9 1. Before Use Care of the camera ....................12 Standard Accessories .....................13 Names and Functions of Components..............14 About the Lens......................17 2. Getting Started/Basic Operations Attaching the Shoulder Strap ..................18 Charging the Battery ....................19 •...
  • Page 5 3. Recording Modes Taking Pictures using the Automatic Function (Intelligent Auto Mode) ....................59 • Taking handheld shots of night scenes ([iHandheld Night Shot]) ....62 • Combining pictures into a single picture with rich gradation ([iHDR]).....63 • Taking a picture with a blurred background (Defocus Control).......64 •...
  • Page 6 Controlling Focus After Recording (Post Focus/Focus Stacking) ......129 • Recording with the Post Focus function ............130 • Selecting the desired focus area and saving a picture .........132 • Merging multiple pictures to widen the focus range (Focus Stacking)..133 Taking Pictures with the Self-timer ................135 Taking Pictures with Time Lapse Shot/Stop Motion Animation ......136 •...
  • Page 7 • Displaying Pictures by Recording Date (Calendar Playback) ......181 Playing Back Group Pictures ................182 Deleting Pictures ....................184 9. Using Menu Functions Menu list........................185 • [Rec] menu ....................185 • [Motion Picture] menu ..................206 • [Custom] menu .....................209 • [Setup] menu ....................219 •...
  • Page 8 11. Connecting to other equipment Watching 4K motion pictures on a TV/ Saving 4K motion pictures on your PC or recorder.........................288 • Watching motion pictures in 4K ..............288 • Storing 4K motion pictures ................289 Playing Back Pictures on a TV Screen ..............290 •...
  • Page 9: Contents By Function

    Contents by Function Recording Recording Picture Quality and Colour Tone Recording Mode ......[Sensitivity]........P108 [Preview].......... [White Balance]......P110 [Panorama Shot] ......[Photo Style] ........P186 [Time Lapse Shot] ......P136 [Filter Settings] .......P188 [Stop Motion Animation] ....P138 [Picture Size]........P190 Aperture Bracket ......P143 [Quality]..........P191 Focus Bracket .......
  • Page 10 Motion Picture Motion Picture Audio Creative Video Mode ....... [Mic Level Adj.] ......P207 [Silent Operation]......[Mic Level Limiter] ......P207 [Rec Format]........P166 [Wind Noise Canceller] ....P208 [Rec Quality] ........P166 [Lens Noise Cut] ......P208 Motion pictures in 4K ..... P164 [Wind Cut] ........P308 [4K Live Cropping]...
  • Page 11 Wi-Fi Connect In combination with other devices “Image App” ........P252 Playing back pictures on a TV ..P262 [WPS (Push-Button)] ..... P281, Printing images ......P268 Direct connection......P283 Sending images to an AV Image App device ..........P269 Remote recording ......P257 Sending images to a PC ....P270 Saving images .......
  • Page 12: Before Use

    Before Use Care of the camera Do not subject to strong vibration, shock, or pressure. • The lens, monitor, or external case may be damaged if used in the following conditions. It may also malfunction or image may not be recorded if you: –...
  • Page 13: Standard Accessories

    1. Before Use Standard Accessories Check that all the accessories are supplied before using the camera. • The accessories and their shape will differ depending on the country or area where the camera was purchased. For details on the accessories, refer to “Basic Operating Instructions”. •...
  • Page 14: Names And Functions Of Components

    1. Before Use Names and Functions of Components Camera body ∫ 24 23 Stereo microphone (P207) Focus distance reference mark (P104) • Be careful not to cover the microphone with Status indicator (P34)/ your finger. Doing so may make sound Wi-Fi ®...
  • Page 15 DC coupler cover (P310) Touch screen (P48)/monitor (P311) • When using an AC adaptor, ensure that the [LVF] button (P37)/[Fn5] button (P55) Panasonic DC coupler (optional) and AC adaptor (optional) are used. Viewfinder (P37) Release lever (P24) Eye sensor (P38)
  • Page 16 1. Before Use Lens ∫ H-FS12060 H-FS14140 H-FS1442A Lens mount rubber (P331) Lens surface Lens fitting mark (P30) Focus ring (P102) O.I.S. switch (P144) Zoom ring (P148) Contact point...
  • Page 17: About The Lens

    For details on the lens used, refer to the website. Refer to catalogues/Web pages for most current information regarding compatible lenses. http://panasonic.jp/support/global/cs/dsc/ (This Site is English only.) • The focal length noted on the lens in use is equivalent to double when converted to the 35 mm film camera.
  • Page 18: Getting Started/Basic Operations

    Getting Started/Basic Operations Attaching the Shoulder Strap • We recommend attaching the shoulder strap when using the camera to prevent it from dropping. Pass the shoulder strap through the shoulder strap eyelet on the camera body. A: Shoulder strap eyelet Pass the end of the shoulder strap through the ring in the direction of the arrow and then pass it through the stopper.
  • Page 19: Charging The Battery

    To ensure that safe products are used, we recommend that a genuine Panasonic battery pack is used. • Use the dedicated charger and battery.
  • Page 20 2. Getting Started/Basic Operations About the [CHARGE] indicator ∫ Charging. Off: Charging has completed. (Disconnect the charger from the electrical socket and detach the battery after charging is completed.) • When the [CHARGE] indicator flashes – The battery temperature is too high or too low. It is recommended to charge the battery again in an ambient temperature of between 10 oC and 30 oC (50 oF and 86 oF).
  • Page 21: Approximate Operating Time And Number Of Recordable Pictures

    2. Getting Started/Basic Operations Approximate operating time and number of recordable pictures By CIPA (Camera & Imaging Products Association) standard When a Panasonic SDHC memory card and the supplied battery are used Recording still pictures (when using the Monitor) ∫...
  • Page 22 2. Getting Started/Basic Operations Recording motion pictures (when using the monitor) ∫ [AVCHD] (Recording with picture quality set to [FHD/17M/50i]) When the interchangeable lens (H-FS12060) is used Recordable time Approx. 120 min Actual recordable time Approx. 60 min When the interchangeable lens (H-FS14140) is used Recordable time Approx.
  • Page 23 2. Getting Started/Basic Operations [MP4] (Recording with picture quality set to [4K/100M/25p]) When the interchangeable lens (H-FS12060) is used Recordable time Approx. 90 min Actual recordable time Approx. 45 min When the interchangeable lens (H-FS14140) is used Recordable time Approx. 90 min Actual recordable time Approx.
  • Page 24: Inserting/Removing The Battery

    1: Slide the release lever in the direction of the arrow (to the OPEN side). 2: Open the battery door. • Always use genuine Panasonic batteries. • If you use other batteries, we cannot guarantee the quality of this product. Being careful about the battery...
  • Page 25: Inserting/Removing The Card (Optional)

    2. Getting Started/Basic Operations Inserting/Removing the Card (Optional) • Check that this unit is turned off. Slide the card door to open it. Push it securely all the way until you hear a “click” while being careful about the direction in which you insert it. To remove the card, push the card until it clicks, then pull the card out upright.
  • Page 26: Card Information

    3 standard SDHC/SDXC memory cards. (512 MB to 2 GB) • Operation of the cards on the left has been confirmed with Panasonic’s cards. SDHC Memory Card (4 GB to 32 GB) SDXC Memory Card (48 GB to 128 GB) About motion picture/4K photo recording and speed class ratings ∫...
  • Page 27: Formatting The Card (Initialisation)

    2. Getting Started/Basic Operations Access to the card The access indication displays red when pictures are being recorded on the card. • During access (image writing, reading and deleting, formatting etc.), do not turn this unit off, remove the battery, card or disconnect the AC adaptor (optional).
  • Page 28: Approximate Number Of Recordable Pictures And Available Recording Time

    2. Getting Started/Basic Operations Approximate number of recordable pictures and available recording time Number of recordable pictures ∫ • Aspect ratio [4:3], Quality [A] [Picture Size] 16 GB 32 GB 64 GB 128 GB L (16M) 1810 3630 7260 14380 M (8M) 3310 6640...
  • Page 29 2. Getting Started/Basic Operations • Depending on the recording conditions and the type of card, the number of recordable pictures and available recording time vary. • AVCHD motion pictures: You can continue recording without interruption even if the file size exceeds 4 GB, but the motion picture file will be divided.
  • Page 30: Attaching/Removing The Lens

    2. Getting Started/Basic Operations Attaching/Removing the Lens By changing the lens, you will increase your picture taking-options and further your enjoyment of the camera. • Check that the camera is turned off. • Change lenses where there is not a lot of dirt or dust. Refer to P330 when dirt or dust gets on the lens.
  • Page 31 2. Getting Started/Basic Operations Detaching the lens • Attach the lens cap. While pressing on the lens release button A, rotate the lens toward the arrow until it stops and then remove. • To prevent dust and other particles from accumulating on or entering the camera or lens, be sure to attach the body cap to the camera and the lens rear cap to the lens after detaching it from the camera.
  • Page 32 2. Getting Started/Basic Operations Attaching the Lens Hood When recording into strong backlight, irregular reflection may occur within the lens. The lens hood reduces the inclusion of unwanted light in the recorded images and lowers the drop in contrast. The lens hood cuts off excess lighting and improves the picture quality. To attach the lens hood (flower shape) that came with the interchangeable lenses (H-FS12060/H-FS14140/H-FS1442A) Hold the lens hood by placing your fingers as...
  • Page 33: Opening The Monitor/Adjusting The Monitor

    2. Getting Started/Basic Operations Opening the Monitor/Adjusting the Monitor At the time when this camera is purchased, the monitor is stowed in the camera body. Bring out the monitor as shown below. 1 Open the monitor. (Maximum 180o) 2 It can be rotated 180o forward. 3 Return the monitor to its original position.
  • Page 34: Setting Date/Time (Clock Set)

    2. Getting Started/Basic Operations Setting Date/Time (Clock Set) • The clock is not set when the camera is shipped. Turn the camera on. • When the camera is turned on, the status indicator 1 lights up green. • If the language select screen is not displayed, proceed to step Press [MENU/SET].
  • Page 35: Re-Adjusting The Clock

    2. Getting Started/Basic Operations When [The clock setting has been completed.] is displayed, press [MENU/SET]. When [Please set the home area] is displayed, press [MENU/SET]. Press 2/1 to select the home area, and then press [MENU/SET]. Re-adjusting the clock Select [Clock Set] in the [Setup] menu. (P51) •...
  • Page 36: Basic Operations

    2. Getting Started/Basic Operations Basic Operations Tips for taking good pictures Hold the camera gently with both hands, keep your arms still at your side and stand with your feet slightly apart. • Do not cover the flash, AF Assist lamp A, microphone B, or speaker C with your fingers or other objects.
  • Page 37: Using The Viewfinder

    2. Getting Started/Basic Operations Using the Viewfinder Diopter adjustment Adjust the diopter to suit your vision so that you can see the characters displayed in the viewfinder clearly. Switching the Monitor/Viewfinder Press [LVF] to switch between the Monitor and Viewfinder. A [LVF] button B Eye sensor •...
  • Page 38 2. Getting Started/Basic Operations Notes on automatic viewfinder/monitor switching ∫ Automatic viewfinder/monitor switching enables the eye sensor to switch the display to the viewfinder automatically when you bring your eye or an object near it. • If you enable the automatic viewfinder/monitor switching function and display the “On-monitor recording information screen”...
  • Page 39: Shutter Button (Taking Pictures)

    2. Getting Started/Basic Operations Shutter button (Taking pictures) The shutter button works in two steps. To take a picture, press it. Press the shutter button halfway to focus. A Aperture value B Shutter speed C Focus indication • Aperture value and shutter speed are displayed. (It will flash in red if the correct exposure is not achieved, except when set to flash.) •...
  • Page 40: Mode Dial (Selecting A Recording Mode)

    2. Getting Started/Basic Operations Mode dial (Selecting a Recording Mode) Select the mode by rotating the mode dial. • Rotate the mode dial slowly to select the desired mode. Intelligent Auto Mode (P59) Intelligent Auto Plus Mode (P60) Programme AE Mode (P66) Aperture-Priority AE Mode (P69)
  • Page 41: Front Dial/Rear Dial

    2. Getting Started/Basic Operations Front Dial/Rear Dial Rotating: Selection of items or setting of values is performed during the various settings. • These operating instructions describe operations of the front dial/rear dial as follows: e.g.: When rotating the front dial to the left e.g.: When rotating the rear dial to the left or right or right...
  • Page 42 2. Getting Started/Basic Operations Temporarily changing the items assigned to the front/rear dials ([Dial Operation Switch]) You can temporarily change the items assigned to the front/ rear dials using the function button to which [Dial Operation Switch] is assigned. [Dial Operation Switch] is assigned to [Fn11] at the time of purchase.
  • Page 43 2. Getting Started/Basic Operations Setting the operation methods of the front dial and rear dial ∫ > [Custom] > [Dial Set.] MENU Assigns the operations of the aperture value and shutter speed in Manual Exposure Mode. SS]: Assigns the aperture value to the front dial, and the shutter [Assign Dial (F/SS)] speed to the rear dial.
  • Page 44: Cursor Buttons/[Menu/Set] Button

    2. Getting Started/Basic Operations Cursor buttons/[MENU/SET] button Pressing the cursor button: Selection of items or setting of values etc., is performed. Pressing [MENU/SET]: Confirmation of setting contents, etc., is performed. • These operating instructions expresses the up, down, left, and right of the cursor button as 3/4/2/1.
  • Page 45: [Disp.] Button (Switching The Displayed Information)

    2. Getting Started/Basic Operations [DISP.] button (Switching the displayed information) Press [DISP.] to switch the information displayed on the screen. • If the information on the screen is not displayed any longer because no operation was performed for some time, press the [DISP.] button or touch the screen to display the information again.
  • Page 46 2. Getting Started/Basic Operations ] Monitor style display layout (Example of monitor style display) ∫ With information Without Without With information (tilt sensor information (tilt information display) sensor display) 98 98 98 98 98 98 On-monitor Turned off recording information ¢...
  • Page 47: In Playback Mode

    2. Getting Started/Basic Operations In Playback Mode Without Detailed Histogram information With information information display (Highlight display display) ¢ F3.5 1/98 1/98 F3.5 60 STD. STD. STD. 10:00 1. DEC.2016 F3.5 100-0001 1/98 100-0001 Without information ¢This is displayed if [Highlight] (P215) in the [Custom] menu is set to [ON].
  • Page 48: Touch Screen (Touch Operations)

    2. Getting Started/Basic Operations Touch screen (Touch operations) Touch screen of this unit is capacitive. Touch the panel directly with your bare finger. Touch ∫ To touch and release the touch screen. SNAP Fn10 Drag ∫ A movement without releasing the touch screen. B B B Pinch (enlarge/reduce) ∫...
  • Page 49: Taking Pictures Using The Touch Function

    2. Getting Started/Basic Operations Taking Pictures Using the Touch Function Taking pictures using the Touch Shutter function Applicable modes: Just by touching the subject you want as your point of focus, the camera will focus on the subject and take the picture automatically. Touch [ ].
  • Page 50: Touch Ae]

    2. Getting Started/Basic Operations Easily Optimising the Brightness for a Specified Area (Touch AE) Applicable modes: You can easily optimise the brightness for a touched position. When the face of the subject appears dark, you can brighten the screen according to the brightness of the face. Touch [ ].
  • Page 51: Setting Menu Items

    2. Getting Started/Basic Operations Setting menu items You can either operate the buttons or touch the monitor to set menu items. Press [MENU/SET]. This menu lets you set the aspect ratio, number of pixels, 4K Photo [Rec] (P185) and other aspects of the pictures you are recording. [Motion Picture] This menu lets you set the [Rec Format], [Rec Quality], and other (P206)
  • Page 52 2. Getting Started/Basic Operations Press 3/4 of the cursor button to select the setting and press [MENU/SET]. • You can also select the setting by rotating the rear dial. • Depending on the menu item, its setting may not appear or it may be displayed in a different way. (In touch operation) Touch the Setting to set.
  • Page 53: Calling Frequently-Used Menus Instantly (Quick Menu)

    2. Getting Started/Basic Operations Calling frequently-used menus instantly (Quick Menu) By using the Quick Menu, some of the menu settings can be easily found. • The features that can be adjusted using Quick Menu are determined by the mode or a display style the camera is in.
  • Page 54: Customising The Quick Menu Settings

    2. Getting Started/Basic Operations Customising the Quick Menu settings When [Q.MENU] (P217) in the [Custom] menu is set to [CUSTOM], the Quick Menu can be changed as desired. Up to 15 items can be set to the Quick Menu. Press 4 to select [ ] and then press [MENU/SET].
  • Page 55: Assigning Frequently Used Functions To The Buttons (Function Buttons)

    2. Getting Started/Basic Operations Assigning frequently used functions to the buttons (function buttons) You can assign recording functions, etc. to specific buttons and icons. • Some functions cannot be assigned depending on the function button. Select the menu. (P51) > [Custom] >...
  • Page 56 2. Getting Started/Basic Operations Using the function buttons during recording You can use assigned functions by pressing a function button when recording. Using function buttons with touch operations ∫ Touch [ ]. Touch [Fn6], [Fn7], [Fn8], [Fn9] or [Fn10]. SNAP Fn10 Functions that can be assigned in [Setting in REC mode] ∫...
  • Page 57 2. Getting Started/Basic Operations [Custom] menu – – [Silent Mode] (P209): [Fn3] ¢ [Monochrome Live View] (P216) – – [Peaking] (P213) [Rec Area] (P217) – – ¢ [Histogram] (P214): [Fn8] [Step Zoom] (P152) – – [Guide Line] (P214) [Zoom Speed] (P152) –...
  • Page 58: Entering Text

    2. Getting Started/Basic Operations Entering Text Press 3/4/2/1 to select text and then press [MENU/SET] to register. • Move the cursor to [ ] and then press [MENU/SET] to switch text between [A] (capitals), [a] (lower case), [1] (numbers) and [&] (special characters). •...
  • Page 59: Recording Modes

    Recording Modes Taking Pictures using the Automatic Function (Intelligent Auto Mode) Recording Mode: In this mode, the camera makes the optimal settings for the subject and scene, so we recommend it when you wish to leave the settings to the camera and record without thinking about them.
  • Page 60 3. Recording Modes The camera detects scenes automatically (Scene Detection) : When taking pictures, : When recording motion pictures) ¢1 [i-Portrait] [i-Scenery] [i-Macro] [i-Night Portrait] [i-Night Scenery] [iHandheld Night [i-Food] [i-Baby] ¢3 [i-Sunset] [i-Low Light] ¢2 Shot] ¢1 Only displayed when the built-in flash is open. ¢2 Only displayed when [iHandheld Night Shot] is set to [ON].
  • Page 61 3. Recording Modes Intelligent Auto Plus Mode allows you to adjust some settings such as the brightness and colour tone while also using Intelligent Auto Mode for other settings so that you can record images more suited to your preferences. To record images with more ease, use Intelligent Auto Mode.
  • Page 62: Taking Handheld Shots Of Night Scenes ([Ihandheld Night Shot])

    3. Recording Modes Taking handheld shots of night scenes ([iHandheld Night Shot]) Recording Mode: When [ ] is detected while taking handheld night shots, pictures of the night scenery will be taken at a high burst speed and composed into a single picture. This mode is useful if you want to take stunning night shots with minimal jitter and noise, without using a tripod.
  • Page 63: Combining Pictures Into A Single Picture With Rich Gradation ([Ihdr])

    3. Recording Modes Combining pictures into a single picture with rich gradation ([iHDR]) Recording Mode: When there is, for example, strong contrast between the background and the subject, multiple still pictures are recorded with differing exposures and combined to create a single still picture rich in gradation.
  • Page 64: Taking A Picture With A Blurred Background (Defocus Control)

    3. Recording Modes Taking a picture with a blurred background (Defocus Control) Recording Mode: Press [Fn4] to display the setting screen. Set the blurriness by rotating the rear dial. Strong defocus Weak defocus • If you press [MENU/SET], you can return to the recording screen. •...
  • Page 65: Recording Images By Changing The Brightness Or Colour Tone

    3. Recording Modes Recording images by changing the brightness or colour tone Recording Mode: Setting brightness ∫ Press [ Rotate the rear dial to adjust brightness. • You can adjust the Exposure Bracket setting by pressing 3/4 while the brightness setting screen is displayed. (P142) •...
  • Page 66: Taking Pictures With Automatically Adjusted Aperture And Shutter Speed (Programme Ae Mode)

    3. Recording Modes Taking Pictures with Automatically Adjusted Aperture and Shutter Speed (Programme AE Mode) Recording Mode: 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.
  • Page 67 3. Recording Modes Programme Shift In Programme AE Mode, you can change the preset aperture value and shutter speed without changing the exposure. This is called Programme Shift. You can make the background more blurred by decreasing the aperture value or record a moving subject more dynamically by slowing the shutter speed when taking a picture in Programme AE Mode.
  • Page 68: Taking Pictures By Specifying The Aperture/Shutter Speed

    3. Recording Modes Taking Pictures by Specifying the Aperture/ Shutter Speed Recording Mode: (Example: In Manual Exposure Mode) Aperture value Small Large It becomes easier to It becomes easier to defocus the maintain focus as far as background. the background. 30 30 A Exposure meter B Aperture value...
  • Page 69: Aperture-Priority Ae Mode

    3. Recording Modes Aperture-Priority AE Mode When you set the aperture value, the camera automatically optimises the shutter speed for the brightness of the subject. Set the mode dial to [ Set the aperture value by rotating the rear dial or the front dial. A Aperture value B Exposure meter •...
  • Page 70: Manual Exposure Mode

    3. Recording Modes Manual Exposure Mode Determine the exposure by manually setting the aperture value and the shutter speed. Set the mode dial to [ Rotate the rear dial to set the shutter speed, and rotate the front dial to set the aperture value.
  • Page 71 3. Recording Modes About [B] (Bulb) ∫ If you set the shutter speed to [B], the shutter stays open while the shutter button is pressed fully (up to approximately 120 seconds). The shutter closes if you release the shutter button. Use this when you want to keep the shutter open for a long time to take pictures of fireworks, a night scene etc.
  • Page 72: Confirm The Effects Of Aperture And Shutter Speed (Preview Mode)

    3. Recording Modes Confirm the Effects of Aperture and Shutter Speed (Preview Mode) Applicable modes: The effects of aperture and shutter speed can be checked by using the Preview Mode. • Confirm the effects of aperture: You can check the depth of field (effective focus range) before taking a picture by closing the diaphragm blades to the aperture value you set.
  • Page 73: Easily Set Aperture/Shutter Speed For Suitable Exposure (One Push Ae)

    3. Recording Modes Easily set aperture/shutter speed for suitable exposure (One Push AE) Applicable modes: When the exposure setting is too bright or too dark, you can use one push AE to achieve a suitable exposure setting. How to tell if the exposure is not adequate •...
  • Page 74: Taking Pictures That Match The Scene Being Recorded (Scene Guide Mode)

    3. Recording Modes Taking Pictures that match the Scene being recorded (Scene Guide Mode) Recording Mode: If you select a scene to suit the subject and recording conditions with reference to the example images, the camera will set optimal exposure, colour, and focus, allowing you to record in a manner appropriate to the scene.
  • Page 75 3. Recording Modes Types of Scene Guide Mode Displaying the description of each scene and recording tips Press [DISP.] while the scene selection screen is displayed. • When it is set to the guide display, detailed explanations and tips for each scene are displayed. Normal display Guide display List display...
  • Page 76 3. Recording Modes [Glistening Water] [Clear Nightscape] • Star filter used in this mode may cause glistening effects on the objects other than water surface. [Cool Night Sky] [Warm Glowing Nightscape] [Artistic Nightscape] [Glittering Illuminations] [Handheld Night Shot] [Clear Night Portrait] •...
  • Page 77: Taking Panorama Pictures ([Panorama Shot])

    3. Recording Modes Taking panorama pictures ([Panorama Shot]) • When [Panorama Shot] is selected, after a screen is displayed asking you to check the recording direction, horizontal/vertical guidelines are displayed. Press the shutter button halfway to focus. Press the shutter button fully and move the camera in a small circle in the direction of the arrow on the screen.
  • Page 78 3. Recording Modes Technique for Panorama Shot Mode ∫ A Move the camera in the recording direction without shaking it. If the camera shakes too much, pictures may not be able to be recorded, or the recorded panorama picture may become narrower (smaller).
  • Page 79: Taking Pictures With Different Image Effects (Creative Control Mode)

    3. Recording Modes Taking Pictures with different image effects (Creative Control Mode) Recording Mode: This mode records with additional image effects. You can set the effects to add by selecting example images and checking them on the screen. Set the mode dial to [ Press 3/4 to select the image effects (filters).
  • Page 80 3. Recording Modes Types of image effects Displaying the description of each image effect Press [DISP.] while the image effect selection screen is displayed. • When it is set to the guide display, explanations for each picture effect are displayed. Normal display Guide display List display...
  • Page 81 3. Recording Modes Setting the type of defocus ([Miniature Effect]) ∫ Press [Fn3] to display the setting screen. • Setting screen can also be displayed by touching in order of [ ] then [ Press 3/4 or 2/1 to move the in-focus portion. •...
  • Page 82 3. Recording Modes Setting the position and size of the light source ([Sunshine]) ∫ Press [Fn3] to display the setting screen. • Setting screen can also be displayed by touching in order of [ ] then [ Press 3/4/2/1 to move the centre position of the light source . •...
  • Page 83 3. Recording Modes Image effect Items that can be set [Monochrome] Colour Yellowish tinge Bluish tinge [Dynamic Contrast Low contrast High contrast Monochrome] [Rough Grittiness Less gritty Grittier Monochrome] [Silky Extent of defocus Weak defocus Strong defocus Monochrome] [Impressive Art] Freshness Black and white Pop colours...
  • Page 84: Setting Brightness

    3. Recording Modes Taking a picture with a blurred background (Defocus Control) Press [Fn4] to display the setting screen. Rotate the rear dial to set. • If you press [MENU/SET], you can return to the recording screen. • Pressing [Fn4] on the blurriness setting screen will cancel the setting.
  • Page 85: Recording Motion Pictures With Manually Set Aperture Value/Shutter Speed (Creative Video Mode)

    3. Recording Modes Recording motion pictures with manually set aperture value/shutter speed (Creative Video Mode) Recording Mode: It is possible to manually change the aperture and shutter speed and record motion pictures. Set the mode dial to [ Select the menu. (P51) >...
  • Page 86: Minimising Operational Sounds During Motion Picture Recording

    3. Recording Modes Minimising operational sounds during motion picture recording The operational sound of the zoom or button operation may be recorded when it is operated during the recording of a motion picture. Using touch icons allows silent operation while recording motion pictures. Start recording.
  • Page 87: Registering Your Preferred Settings (Custom Mode)

    3. Recording Modes Registering your preferred settings (Custom Mode) Recording Mode: Registering Personal Menu Settings (Registering custom settings) Up to 4 sets of current camera settings can be registered using [Cust.Set Mem.]. ( • Initial setting of the Programme AE Mode is registered as the custom settings initially. Preparations: Set in advance the Recording Mode you wish to save and select the desired menu settings on the camera.
  • Page 88: Recording Using Registered Custom Set

    3. Recording Modes Recording using registered custom set You can easily call up the settings you have registered using [Cust.Set Mem.]. Set the mode dial to [ ] or [ • The corresponding custom set will be called up. If you set the mode dial to [ ], the last used custom set will be called up.
  • Page 89: Focus, Brightness (Exposure) And Colour Tone Settings

    Focus, Brightness (Exposure) and Colour tone Settings Adjusting Focus Automatically By setting the optimum Focus Mode or Auto Focus Mode for the subject or recording condition, you can let the camera automatically adjust focus in various scenes. Set the focus mode lever to [AFS/AFF] or [AFC].
  • Page 90 4. Focus, Brightness (Exposure) and Colour tone Settings • If you zoom in/out after focusing on a subject, the focus may lose its accuracy. In that case, re-adjust the focus. Subjects and recording conditions which are difficult to focus • Fast-moving subjects, extremely bright subjects or subjects without contrast.
  • Page 91: Focus Mode (Afs/Aff/Afc)

    4. Focus, Brightness (Exposure) and Colour tone Settings Focus Mode (AFS/AFF/AFC) Applicable modes: The method for achieving focus when the shutter button is pressed halfway is set. Item Scene (recommended) “AFS” is an abbreviation of [AFS] “Auto Focus Single”. Subject is still (Auto Focus is set automatically (Scenery, anniversary...
  • Page 92 4. Focus, Brightness (Exposure) and Colour tone Settings About [AFS/AFF] of the focus mode lever ∫ In [AFS/AFF] in the [Rec] menu or the [Motion Picture] menu, you can assign [AFS] or [AFF] to [AFS/AFF] of the focus mode lever. When recording using [AFF], [AFC] •...
  • Page 93: Auto Focus Mode

    4. Focus, Brightness (Exposure) and Colour tone Settings Auto Focus Mode Applicable modes: This allows the focusing method that suits the positions and number of the subjects to be selected. The camera automatically detects the person’s face and eyes. An eye closer to the camera will be in focus, while the exposure will be optimised for the face.
  • Page 94 4. Focus, Brightness (Exposure) and Colour tone Settings Pressing the shutter button halfway to adjust the composition When the subject is not in the centre of the composition in [Ø], you can bring the subject into the AF area, fix the focus and exposure by pressing the shutter button halfway, move the camera to the composition you want with the shutter button pressed halfway, and then take the picture.
  • Page 95 4. Focus, Brightness (Exposure) and Colour tone Settings About [š] ([Face/Eye Detection]) When the camera detects a face, the AF area and the mark indicating the eye to be in focus are displayed. A The eye to be in focus Yellow: When the shutter button is pressed halfway, the frame turns green when the camera is focused.
  • Page 96 4. Focus, Brightness (Exposure) and Colour tone Settings Setting the shape of the AF area ([Custom Multi]) Selecting from 49 AF areas, you can freely set the optimum shape of the AF area for the subject. Press 2 ( Select a Custom Multi icon ([ ], etc.), and press 3 .
  • Page 97 4. Focus, Brightness (Exposure) and Colour tone Settings When selecting [ Touch Description of Button operation operation operation Moves the Touching 3/4/2/1 position Changes the size Pinching in/out (3 levels) Restores the [DISP.] [Reset] default setting When selecting [ Touch operation Drag your finger over the parts you want to set as AF areas.
  • Page 98: Setting Up Position Of The Af Area/Changing Size Of The Af Area

    4. Focus, Brightness (Exposure) and Colour tone Settings Setting up position of the AF area/changing size of the AF area Applicable modes: When [š], [ ], [Ø] or [ ] in Auto Focus Mode is selected, you can change the position and size of the AF area.
  • Page 99 4. Focus, Brightness (Exposure) and Colour tone Settings When selecting [ You can set the focus position by selecting the group of AF areas. Examples of group The 49 AF areas are divided into groups, each consisting of 9 areas (on the edge of the screen, 6 or 4 areas). Press 2 ( Select [ ] and press 4.
  • Page 100: Setting The Af Area Position With The Touch Pad

    4. Focus, Brightness (Exposure) and Colour tone Settings Setting the AF area position with the Touch Pad Applicable modes: You can move the AF area displayed on the viewfinder by touching the monitor. > [Custom] > [Touch Settings] > [Touch Pad AF] MENU Moves the AF area of the Viewfinder by touching a...
  • Page 101: Optimising The Focus And Brightness For A Touched Position

    4. Focus, Brightness (Exposure) and Colour tone Settings Optimising the focus and brightness for a touched position Applicable modes: You can optimise the focus and brightness for the position you have touched. Select the menu. (P51) > [Custom] > [Touch Settings] > [Touch AF] > [AF+AE] MENU Touch the subject you want to optimise the brightness for.
  • Page 102: Adjusting Focus Manually

    4. Focus, Brightness (Exposure) and Colour tone Settings Adjusting Focus Manually Applicable modes: Use this function when you want to fix the focus or when the distance between the lens and the subject is determined and you do not want to activate Auto Focus. Set the focus mode lever to [MF].
  • Page 103 4. Focus, Brightness (Exposure) and Colour tone Settings When using an interchangeable lens with no focus ring Press 1: Focuses on nearby subject Press 2: Focuses on distant subjects A Slide bar • Pressing and holding 2/1 will increase the focus speed.
  • Page 104 4. Focus, Brightness (Exposure) and Colour tone Settings Press the shutter button halfway. • You can also perform the same operation by pressing [MENU/SET]. • If you have enlarged the picture by rotating the focus ring or moving the focus lever, the assist screen will close approximately 10 seconds after the operation.
  • Page 105: Fixing The Focus And The Exposure (Af/Ae Lock)

    4. Focus, Brightness (Exposure) and Colour tone Settings Fixing the Focus and the Exposure (AF/AE Lock) Applicable modes: This is useful when you want to take a picture of a subject outside the AF area or the contrast is too strong and you cannot achieve appropriate exposure. Align the screen with the subject.
  • Page 106: Compensating The Exposure

    4. Focus, Brightness (Exposure) and Colour tone Settings Compensating the Exposure Applicable modes: Use this function when you cannot achieve appropriate exposure due to the difference in brightness between the subject and the background. Press [ • You can also use the button as a function button. (P55) Rotate the rear dial to compensate the exposure.
  • Page 107 4. Focus, Brightness (Exposure) and Colour tone Settings • You can set the exposure compensation value in the range between j5 EV and 5 EV. You can set a value between 3 EV and 3 EV while recording motion picture or performing recording with the 4K Photo or Post Focus function.
  • Page 108: Setting The Light Sensitivity

    4. Focus, Brightness (Exposure) and Colour tone Settings Setting the Light Sensitivity Applicable modes: 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 109 4. Focus, Brightness (Exposure) and Colour tone Settings The ISO sensitivity is automatically adjusted according to the brightness. AUTO • Maximum [ISO3200] (With the flash on [ISO1600]) ¢1 The camera detects movement of the subject and then automatically sets the optimum ISO sensitivity and shutter speed to suit the movement of the subject and brightness of the scene to minimise the jitter of the subject.
  • Page 110: Adjusting The White Balance

    4. Focus, Brightness (Exposure) and Colour tone Settings Adjusting the White Balance Applicable modes: In sunlight, under incandescent lights or in other such conditions where the colour of white takes on a reddish or bluish tinge, this item adjusts to the colour of white which is closest to what is seen by the eye in accordance with the light source.
  • Page 111 4. Focus, Brightness (Exposure) and Colour tone Settings You can set the colour temperature manually for taking natural pictures in different lighting 6500K conditions. 1 Press 3. 2 Press 3/4 to select the colour temperature and then press [MENU/SET]. • You can set a colour temperature from [2500K] to [10000K].
  • Page 112 4. Focus, Brightness (Exposure) and Colour tone Settings Finely adjusting the White Balance You can finely adjust the White Balance when you cannot acquire the desired hue by setting the White Balance. Select the White Balance and then press 4. Press 3/4/2/1 to fine-adjust the White Balance.
  • Page 113 4. Focus, Brightness (Exposure) and Colour tone Settings White Balance Bracket Bracket setting is performed based on the adjustment values for the White Balance fine adjustment, and 3 pictures with different colours are automatically recorded when the shutter button is pressed once. Fine-adjust the White Balance in step of “Finely G G G G G G...
  • Page 114: K Photo And Drive Settings

    4K Photo and Drive Settings Select a Drive Mode Applicable modes: You can change what the camera will do when you press the shutter button. Rotating the drive mode dial. When the shutter button is pressed, only one picture is [Single] recorded.
  • Page 115: Taking Pictures Using Burst Mode

    ¢ ¢1 Number of recordable pictures ¢2 When recording is performed under the test conditions specified by Panasonic. The burst speed will become slower halfway. However, pictures can be taken until the capacity of the card becomes full. Depending on recording conditions, the number of burst pictures that can be taken will be reduced.
  • Page 116: Maximum Number Of Pictures That Can Be Taken Continuously

    5. 4K Photo and Drive Settings About the maximum number of pictures that can be taken continuously ∫ When you press the shutter button halfway, the maximum number of pictures you can take continuously will appear. You can check 20 20 the approximate number of pictures that can be taken before the burst speed slows down.
  • Page 117 5. 4K Photo and Drive Settings • We recommend using the shutter remote control (DMW-RSL1: optional) when you want to keep the shutter button pressed fully while taking pictures in Burst Mode. Refer to P309 information about the shutter remote control. •...
  • Page 118: Recording 4K Photos

    5. 4K Photo and Drive Settings Recording 4K Photos Applicable modes: You can select the desired moment from a burst of pictures taken at 30 frames/second and save that moment as a picture of 8 million pixels (approx.). 1 Record a 4K photo. 2 Select and save pictures.
  • Page 119 5. 4K Photo and Drive Settings For capturing the best shot of a  fast-moving subject (e.g., sports, aeroplanes, trains) Burst recording is performed while the  shutter button is pressed and held. [4K Burst] ¢1 The shutter sound will be heard repeatedly. A Press and hold B Recording is performed Audio recording: Not available...
  • Page 120 5. 4K Photo and Drive Settings Record a 4K photo. Press the shutter button halfway. A Available recording time Press and hold the shutter button fully for as long as you want to perform recording. • Press the button fully slightly in advance. Recording starts approximately 0.5 seconds after it 04 04 has been pressed fully.
  • Page 121 5. 4K Photo and Drive Settings • The camera will perform burst recording of a 4K photo and saves it as a 4K burst file in MP4 format. • When [Auto Review] is enabled, the picture selection screen will be displayed automatically. To continue recording, press the shutter button halfway to display the recording screen.
  • Page 122: Notes On The 4K Photo Function

    5. 4K Photo and Drive Settings Notes on the 4K Photo function To change the aspect ratio ∫ Selecting [Aspect Ratio] in the [Rec] menu allows you to change the aspect ratio for 4K photos. ∫ To record the subject with reduced blur You can reduce the blur of the subject by setting a faster shutter speed.
  • Page 123 5. 4K Photo and Drive Settings The camera’s setup for the 4K Photo function ∫ The camera’s setup is automatically optimised for 4K photo recording. • The following [Rec] menu items are fixed to the settings below: [4K] (8M) [Quality] [4:3]: (3328k2496) [Shutter Type] [ESHTR]...
  • Page 124 5. 4K Photo and Drive Settings • The following changes occur when recording 4K photos: – The [i.Resolution] setting changes from [EXTENDED] to [LOW]. – [Destination] in [Travel Date] cannot be recorded. – [Simultaneous record w/o filter] is not available. –...
  • Page 125: Selecting Pictures From 4K Burst File And Saving

    5. 4K Photo and Drive Settings Selecting pictures from 4K burst file and saving This section describes how to select pictures from a 4K burst file and save them. For information on how to record 4K burst files, refer to P118. Select an image with the [ ] icon on the playback screen, and press 3.
  • Page 126 5. 4K Photo and Drive Settings <Slide view screen> Position of the displayed frame Button Touch Description of operation operation operation Selects a frame you want to save as a picture • Dragging You can select a frame from 60 frames (continuous burst time of approximately 2 seconds).
  • Page 127 5. 4K Photo and Drive Settings <4K burst playback screen> During pause During continuous playback Button Touch Description of operation operation operation Continuous playback/Pause (during continuous playback) Continuous rewind/Pause (during continuous rewind) Fast forward/Frame-by-frame forward (during pause) Fast rewind/Frame-by-frame rewind (during pause) Selects the frames to be displayed (during pause) Touching/ Dragging...
  • Page 128 5. 4K Photo and Drive Settings Selecting and saving pictures on the TV screen ∫ • Set [HDMI Mode (Play)] (P223) to [AUTO] or [4K]. When connecting to a TV that does not support 4K motion picture, select [AUTO]. • Set [VIERA Link] in [TV Connection] to [OFF].
  • Page 129: Controlling Focus After Recording (Post Focus/Focus Stacking)

    5. 4K Photo and Drive Settings Controlling Focus After Recording (Post Focus/Focus Stacking) Applicable modes: The camera can perform Burst recording in the same picture quality as 4K photo recording while automatically shifting the focus to different areas. After the recording, you can select the desired area on the screen and save a picture in which the selected area is in focus.
  • Page 130: Recording With The Post Focus Function

    5. 4K Photo and Drive Settings Recording with the Post Focus function Set the drive mode dial to [ Decide on the composition, and press the shutter button halfway. • Auto Focus will detect focus areas on the screen. (Excluding the edges of the screen) •...
  • Page 131 5. 4K Photo and Drive Settings Limitations on the Post Focus function ∫ • Since recording is performed in the same image quality as 4K photos, certain limitations apply “ to recording functions and menu settings. For details, refer to The camera’s setup for the 4K ”...
  • Page 132: Selecting The Desired Focus Area And Saving A Picture

    5. 4K Photo and Drive Settings Selecting the desired focus area and saving a picture Select an image with the [ ] icon on the playback screen, and press 3. • You can also perform the same operation by touching the icon [ Touch the desired focus area.
  • Page 133: Merging Multiple Pictures To Widen The Focus Range (Focus Stacking)

    5. 4K Photo and Drive Settings Merging multiple pictures to widen the focus range (Focus Stacking) Merge multiple pictures extracted from images recorded with the Post Focus function into a single picture with a wider focus range. A Focus: closer B Focus: farther away Touch [ ] in step...
  • Page 134 5. 4K Photo and Drive Settings (When [Range Merging] is selected) Touch the desired focus area. • Specify at least two areas. • In-focus areas between the two areas will also be selected, and the combined in-focus area will be indicated. •...
  • Page 135: Taking Pictures With The Self-Timer

    5. 4K Photo and Drive Settings Taking Pictures with the Self-timer Applicable modes: Set the drive mode dial to [ Press the shutter button halfway to focus and then press it fully to take the picture. • Focus and exposure will be set when the shutter button is pressed halfway.
  • Page 136: Taking Pictures With Time Lapse Shot/Stop Motion Animation

    5. 4K Photo and Drive Settings Taking Pictures with Time Lapse Shot/Stop Motion Animation Applicable modes: You can take pictures with Time Lapse Shot or Stop Motion Animation. In addition, the pictures taken can be combined into a motion picture. •...
  • Page 137 5. 4K Photo and Drive Settings [Now] Starts the recording by fully-pressing the shutter button. Any time up to 23 hours 59 minutes ahead can be set. [Start Time] Select the item (hour or minute) by pressing 2/ [Start Time 1, set the start time by pressing 3/4, and then Set] press [MENU/SET].
  • Page 138: Creating Stop Motion Pictures ([Stop Motion Animation])

    5. 4K Photo and Drive Settings • This function is not for use in a security camera. • [Time Lapse Shot] is paused in the following cases. – When the charge on the battery runs out – Turning the camera off During [Time Lapse Shot], you can replace the battery and the card, and then restart by turning on this unit.
  • Page 139 5. 4K Photo and Drive Settings Press the shutter button fully. • Up to 9999 frames can be recorded. Move the subject to decide on the composition. • Repeat recording in the same way. • If this unit is turned off while recording, a message for resuming the recording is displayed when the camera is turned on.
  • Page 140: Creating Motion Pictures From Recorded Pictures

    5. 4K Photo and Drive Settings • Automatic recording may not take place at set intervals because recording takes time under certain recording conditions, such as when the flash is used for recording. • A picture cannot be selected from [Add to Picture Group] when it is the only one that was taken.
  • Page 141: Taking Pictures While Adjusting A Setting Automatically (Bracket Recording)

    5. 4K Photo and Drive Settings Taking Pictures While Adjusting a Setting Automatically (Bracket Recording) Applicable modes: You can take multiple pictures while automatically adjusting a setting by pressing the shutter button. Select the menu. (P51) > [Rec] > [Bracket]> [Bracket Type] MENU Press the shutter button to perform recording while (Exposure Bracket)
  • Page 142: Exposure Bracket

    5. 4K Photo and Drive Settings Not available in these cases: • Bracket recording is disabled in the following cases. – [Glistening Water]/[Glittering Illuminations]/[Handheld Night Shot]/[Soft Image of a Flower]/ [Panorama Shot] (Scene Guide Mode) – [Rough Monochrome]/[Silky Monochrome]/[Miniature Effect]/[Soft Focus]/[Star Filter]/ [Sunshine] (Creative Control Mode) –...
  • Page 143: Aperture Bracket

    5. 4K Photo and Drive Settings Aperture Bracket Recording Mode: About [More settings] (step in P141) ∫ [3], [5]: Takes a specified number of pictures with different aperture [Image Count] values within the range based on the initial aperture value. [ALL]: Takes pictures using all aperture values.
  • Page 144: Stabiliser, Zoom And Flash

    The image stabilisers to be activated differ depending on your lens. The icon for the currently activated image stabiliser is displayed on the recording screen. When recording When taking pictures motion pictures Panasonic lenses compatible with Dual I.S. Mode (Based on the Micro Four Thirds System Lens + Body standard) Lens + Body (Dual I.S.) (...
  • Page 145: Flash

    6. Stabiliser, Zoom and Flash Preventing jitter (camera shake) When the jitter alert [ ] appears, use [Stabilizer], a tripod, the self-timer (P135) or the shutter remote control (DMW-RSL1: optional). (P309) • Shutter speed will be slower particularly in the following cases. Keep the camera still from the moment the shutter button is pressed until the picture appears on the screen.
  • Page 146: Flash

    6. Stabiliser, Zoom and Flash Setting the focal length of a lens Select the menu. (P51) > [Rec] > [Stabilizer] > [Focal Length Set] MENU Select the focal length of your lens with 2/1. • A focal length ranging from 8 mm to 1000 mm can be set. •...
  • Page 147: Flash

    6. Stabiliser, Zoom and Flash • The Image Stabiliser may produce operational sound or cause vibration during its operation, but these are not malfunctions. • It is recommended to disable the Image Stabiliser when using a tripod. • The stabiliser function may not be effective in the following cases. Be careful of camera jitter when you press the shutter button.
  • Page 148: Taking Pictures With The Zoom

    6. Stabiliser, Zoom and Flash Taking Pictures with the Zoom Optical zoom Applicable modes: You can zoom-in to make people and objects appear closer or zoom-out to record landscapes, etc. T side: Enlarges distant subject W side: Widens angle of view Rotate the zoom ring.
  • Page 149: Raising The Telescopic Effect

    6. Stabiliser, Zoom and Flash Raising the telescopic effect [Ex. Tele Conv.] Applicable modes: Extra Tele Conversion enables you to take pictures that are further enlarged without deteriorating the picture quality. 1.2k: [ M] ([16:9]) [Ex. Tele Conv.] When taking pictures 1.4k: [ M] ([4:3]/[3:2]/[1:1]) ([Rec])
  • Page 150: Flash

    6. Stabiliser, Zoom and Flash Increasing the zoom magnification in steps ∫ • This can be used only when recording pictures. Select the menu. (P51) > [Rec] > [Ex. Tele Conv.] > [ZOOM] MENU Set a function button to [Zoom Control]. (P55) Press the function button.
  • Page 151: Flash

    6. Stabiliser, Zoom and Flash • If you assign [Ex. Tele Conv.] to [Fn Button Set] (P55) in the [Custom] menu, you can display the Extra Tele Conversion setting screen for both pictures and motion pictures by pressing the assigned function button. While this screen is displayed, you can change the [Picture Size] setting by pressing [DISP.].
  • Page 152: Flash

    6. Stabiliser, Zoom and Flash Changing the settings for a power zoom lens Applicable modes: Sets the screen display and lens operations when using an interchangeable lens that is compatible with power zoom (electrically operated zoom). • This may only be selected when using a lens that is compatible with power zoom (electrically operated zoom).
  • Page 153: Zooming Using Touch Operations (Touch Zoom)

    6. Stabiliser, Zoom and Flash Zooming using touch operations (Touch zoom) (Optical Zoom and Extra Tele Conversion for still picture recording are operable) • If you are using an interchangeable lens not supporting power zoom (H-FS12060/H-FS14140/ H-FS1442A), you can only operate Extra Tele Conversion for pictures by setting [Ex. Tele Conv.] (P149) to [ZOOM].
  • Page 154: Taking Pictures By Using The Flash

    6. Stabiliser, Zoom and Flash Taking pictures by using the flash Applicable modes: Open/Close the built-in flash ∫ Taking a picture using the flash becomes possible by opening the built-in flash. A To open the flash Slide the flash open lever. B To close the flash Press the flash until it clicks.
  • Page 155: Flash

    6. Stabiliser, Zoom and Flash The available flash range (approximation) ∫ When you use certain lenses, light from the flash may be blocked or fail to cover the lens field of view, causing dark areas to appear in the resulting pictures. The distance at which light from the flash is blocked by lens, and the distance to which light from the flash is delivered vary depending on the lens used.
  • Page 156: Setting The Flash Functions

    6. Stabiliser, Zoom and Flash Setting the Flash Functions Changing the firing mode Applicable modes: Select whether to set the flash output automatically or manually. Select the menu. (P51) > [Rec] > [Flash] > [Firing Mode] MENU [TTL] The camera automatically sets the flash output. Set the luminosity ratio of the flash manually.
  • Page 157: Changing Flash Mode

    6. Stabiliser, Zoom and Flash Changing Flash Mode Applicable modes: Set the flash to match the recording. Select the menu. (P51) > [Rec] > [Flash] > [Flash Mode] MENU The flash is activated every time regardless of the recording conditions. ([Forced Flash On]) ‰...
  • Page 158 6. Stabiliser, Zoom and Flash Available flash settings by Recording Mode ∫ The available flash settings depend on the Recording Mode. (±: Available, —: Not available, ¥: Initial setting of Scene Guide Mode) Recording Mode ‰ Œ Programme AE Mode ±...
  • Page 159: Setting To The 2Nd Curtain Synchro

    6. Stabiliser, Zoom and Flash Shutter speed for each flash setting ∫ Flash setting Shutter speed (Sec.) Flash setting Shutter speed (Sec.) ‰ 1/60th ¢ to 1/160th 1 to 1/4000th ¢ This becomes 60 seconds in Shutter-Priority AE Mode and B (Bulb) in the Manual Exposure Mode. •...
  • Page 160: Adjust The Flash Output

    6. Stabiliser, Zoom and Flash Adjust the flash output Applicable modes: Adjust the flash brightness when pictures taken with the flash are over or underexposed. Select the menu. (P51) > [Rec] > [Flash] > [Flash Adjust.] MENU Press 2/1 to set the flash output and then press [MENU/SET]. •...
  • Page 161: Taking Pictures With Wireless Flashes

    6. Stabiliser, Zoom and Flash Taking Pictures with Wireless Flashes Applicable modes: By using flashes that support the wireless control (DMW-FL200L, DMW-FL360L, DMW-FL580L: optional), you can control firing of the built-in flash (or a flash attached to the hot shoe of this unit) and three flash groups separately. Placing wireless flashes ∫...
  • Page 162 6. Stabiliser, Zoom and Flash Select the menu. (P51) > [Rec] > [Flash] MENU [Wireless] Select [ON]. Select the channel you have set for the wireless flashes in [Wireless Channel] step [Wireless Setup] Proceed to step Press 3/4 to select an item and then press [MENU/SET]. •...
  • Page 163: Using Other Settings For Wireless Flash Recording

    6. Stabiliser, Zoom and Flash Using other settings for wireless flash recording Enabling FP firing for the wireless flashes During wireless recording, an external flash fires an FP flash (high speed repetition of flash firing). This firing allows recording with the flash at a fast shutter speed. Select the menu.
  • Page 164: Recording Motion Pictures

    Recording Motion Pictures Recording Motion Picture/4K Motion Picture Applicable modes: This camera can record full high definition motion pictures compatible with the AVCHD format or motion pictures recorded in MP4. In addition, the camera can record 4K motion pictures in MP4. (P166) Audio will be recorded in stereo.
  • Page 165 7. Recording Motion Pictures • When the ambient temperature is high or motion picture is recorded continuously, the camera may display [ ] and stop the recording to protect itself. Wait until the camera cools down. • The operational sound of the zoom or button operation may be recorded when it is operated during the recording of a motion picture.
  • Page 166: Setting The Format, Size And Recording Frame Rate

    7. Recording Motion Pictures Setting the format, size and recording frame rate Select the menu. (P51) > [Motion Picture] > [Rec Format] MENU This data format is suitable for when playing back on a high-definition [AVCHD] TV, etc. [MP4] This data format is suitable for when playing back on a PC, etc. Press 3/4 to select [Rec Quality] and then press [MENU/SET].
  • Page 167 7. Recording Motion Pictures • The higher the “ ” value is, the higher the picture quality becomes. Since the Bit rate camera employs the “VBR” recording method, the bit rate is changed automatically depending on the subject to record. As a result, the recording time is shortened when a fast-moving subject is recorded.
  • Page 168: How To Set Focus When Recording A Motion Picture ([Continuous Af])

    7. Recording Motion Pictures How to set focus when recording a motion picture ([Continuous AF]) Applicable modes: Focusing changes depending on the Focus Mode setting (P91) and the [Continuous AF] setting in the [Motion Picture] menu. Focus mode [Continuous AF] Description of settings The camera automatically keeps focusing on subjects [ON]...
  • Page 169: Recording Motion Pictures That Pan And Zoom While Maintaining A Fixed Camera Position ([4K Live Cropping])

    7. Recording Motion Pictures Recording Motion Pictures that Pan and Zoom While Maintaining a Fixed Camera Position ([4K Live Cropping]) Recording Mode: By cropping your motion picture down from the 4K angle of view to Full High Definition, you can record a motion picture that pans and zooms in/out while leaving the camera in a fixed position.
  • Page 170 7. Recording Motion Pictures Set the cropping start frame. A Cropping start frame • When making settings for the first time, a cropping start frame of size 1920k1080 is displayed. (After setting the cropping start frame and end frame, the start frame and end frame that you set immediately before will be displayed.) •...
  • Page 171 7. Recording Motion Pictures Press the motion picture button (or shutter button) to start recording. A Elapsed recording time B Set operating time • Immediately release the motion picture button (or the shutter button) after pressing it. • When the set operating time has elapsed, recording automatically ends.
  • Page 172: Recording Still Pictures While Recording Motion Pictures

    7. Recording Motion Pictures Recording still pictures while recording motion pictures Applicable modes: You can record still pictures while recording a motion picture. (Simultaneous recording) During motion picture recording, press the shutter button fully to record a still picture. • Simultaneous recording indicator is displayed while recording still pictures.
  • Page 173 7. Recording Motion Pictures • The picture aspect ratio will be fixed to [16:9]. Not available in these cases: • This function is not available in the following cases: – When [Rec Quality] is set to [4K/100M/24p] for MP4 motion picture or [FHD/24M/24p] for AVCHD motion pictures (only when [ ] ([Photo Priority]) is selected) –...
  • Page 174: Recording Snap Movies

    Motion pictures will be recorded with [FHD/20M/25p] in [MP4]. • Using the smartphone/tablet app “Panasonic Image App”, you can combine motion pictures recorded with the camera. Music can be added and various editing operations can be performed when you combine them. In addition, you can send the combined motion picture to a web service.
  • Page 175 7. Recording Motion Pictures Changing the Snap Movie settings ∫ Select the menu. (P51) > [Motion Picture] > [Snap Movie] > [SET] MENU [Record time] Sets the recording time of motion pictures. Allows dramatic imaging expression by shifting focus gradually at the start [Pull Focus] of recording.
  • Page 176 7. Recording Motion Pictures Setting up [Pull Focus] Set the frames that specify the positions where the [Pull Focus] starts (first position) and stops (second position). Button operation Press 2. Press to move the AF area frame, and press [MENU/SET]. (First position) •...
  • Page 177: Playing Back And Editing Images

    Playing Back and Editing Images Playing Back Pictures Press [(]. Press 2/1. 1/98 1/98 1/98 1/98 2: Play back the previous picture 1: Play back the next picture • If you press and hold 2/1, you can play back the pictures in succession.
  • Page 178: Playing Back Motion Pictures

    8. Playing Back and Editing Images Playing Back Motion Pictures This unit was designed to play motion pictures using the AVCHD and MP4 formats. • Motion pictures are displayed with the motion picture icon Press 3 to play back. A Motion picture recording time •...
  • Page 179: Creating Still Pictures From A Motion Picture

    8. Playing Back and Editing Images Creating Still Pictures from a Motion Picture You can save a scene of a motion picture as a picture. Press 3 to pause motion picture playback. • You can finely adjust the location for division by pressing 2/1 while the motion picture is paused.
  • Page 180: Switching The Playback Method

    8. Playing Back and Editing Images Switching the Playback Method Using the Playback Zoom Rotate the rear dial right. 2.0X 2.0X 2.0X 2.0X • If the rear dial is rotated to the left after the image is enlarged, the magnification will be reduced. •...
  • Page 181: Displaying Multiple Screens (Multi Playback)

    8. Playing Back and Editing Images Displaying multiple screens (Multi Playback) Rotate the rear dial left. 1/98 1 screen 12 screens 30 screens Calendar screen display • If the rear dial is rotated to the right, the previous playback screen will be displayed. •...
  • Page 182: Playing Back Group Pictures

    8. Playing Back and Editing Images Playing Back Group Pictures A picture group consists of multiple pictures. You can play back pictures in a group either continuously or one by one. • You can edit or delete all pictures in a group at once. (For example, if you delete a picture group, all pictures in the group are deleted.) A picture group consisting of pictures taken in the Burst 1/98...
  • Page 183 8. Playing Back and Editing Images Playing back group pictures one by one Press 4. 1/98 1/98 1/98 1/98 • The same operation can be performed by touching [ ], [ ], or [ Press 2/1 to flip through images. •...
  • Page 184: Deleting Pictures

    8. Playing Back and Editing Images Deleting Pictures Once deleted, pictures cannot be recovered. To delete a single picture In Playback Mode, select the picture to delete and then press [ ]. • The same operation can be performed by touching Press 3 to select [Delete Single] and then press [MENU/SET].
  • Page 185: Using Menu Functions

    Using Menu Functions Menu list [Rec] P185 [Motion Picture] P206 [Custom] P209 [Setup] P219 [Playback] P227 • [Photo Style], [Filter Settings], [AFS/AFF], [Metering Mode], [Highlight Shadow], [i.Dynamic], [i.Resolution], [Diffraction Compensation], [Digital Zoom] and [Stabilizer] are common to both the [Rec] menu and [Motion Picture] menu. Changing these settings in one of these menus is reflected in other menu.
  • Page 186: Photo Style]

    9. Using Menu Functions [Photo Style] Applicable modes: You can select effects to match the type of image you wish to record. It is possible to adjust the items such as colour or picture quality of the effect to your desire.
  • Page 187 9. Using Menu Functions Adjusting the picture quality ∫ • Picture quality cannot be adjusted in the Intelligent Auto Plus ±0 Mode. ±0 Press 2/1 to select the type of Photo Style. ±0 ±0 Press 3/4 to select the items, and then press 2/1 to adjust.
  • Page 188: Filter Settings]

    9. Using Menu Functions [Filter Settings] Applicable modes: You can apply the image effects (filters) of Creative Control Mode in a mode such as Aperture-Priority AE Mode. (P79) > [Rec] > [Filter Settings] > [Filter Effect] MENU Settings: [ON]/[OFF]/[SET] Change the settings by using the touch screen ∫...
  • Page 189 9. Using Menu Functions Taking a picture with and without an image effect simultaneously ∫ ([Simultaneous record w/o filter]) You can press the shutter button once and take two pictures simultaneously, one with an image effect and the other one without it. >...
  • Page 190: Picture Size]

    9. Using Menu Functions [Picture Size] Applicable modes: 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. > [Rec] > [Picture Size] MENU When the aspect ratio is [4:3].
  • Page 191: Quality]

    9. Using Menu Functions [Quality] Applicable modes: Set the compression rate at which the pictures are to be stored. > [Rec] > [Quality] MENU Settings File format Description of settings A JPEG image in which image quality was given priority. A standard image quality JPEG image.
  • Page 192: Metering Mode]

    9. Using Menu Functions [Metering Mode] Applicable modes: Type of optical measurement to measure brightness can be changed. > [Rec] > [Metering Mode] MENU This is the method in which the camera measures the most suitable exposure by judging the allocation of brightness on the whole screen (Multiple) automatically.
  • Page 193: Highlight Shadow]

    9. Using Menu Functions [Highlight Shadow] Applicable modes: You can adjust the brightness of bright and dark portions on an image while checking the brightness on the screen. > [Rec] > [Highlight Shadow] MENU (Standard) A state with no adjustments is set. (Raise the contrast) Bright areas are brightened, and dark areas are darkened.
  • Page 194: I.dynamic]

    9. Using Menu Functions [i.Dynamic] Applicable modes: Contrast and exposure are compensated when the brightness difference between the background and subject is great, etc. > [Rec] > [i.Dynamic] MENU Settings: [AUTO]/[HIGH]/[STANDARD]/[LOW]/[OFF] Not available in these cases: • Compensation effect may not be achieved depending on the recording conditions. •...
  • Page 195: Hdr]

    9. Using Menu Functions [HDR] Applicable modes: You can combine 3 pictures with different levels of exposure into a single picture with rich gradation. You can minimise the loss of gradations in bright areas and dark areas when, for example, the contrast between the background and the subject is large.
  • Page 196: Multi Exp.]

    9. Using Menu Functions [Multi Exp.] Applicable modes: Gives an effect like multi exposure. (up to 4 times equivalent per a single image) > [Rec] > [Multi Exp.] MENU Press 3/4 to select [Start] and then press [MENU/SET]. Decide on the composition, and take the first picture. •...
  • Page 197 9. Using Menu Functions [Shutter Type] Applicable modes: Select the shutter to be used for taking pictures. > [Rec] > [Shutter Type] MENU Switches the shutter type automatically depending on the recording condition [AUTO] and shutter speed. [MSHTR] Takes pictures in Mechanical Shutter Mode. [EFC] Takes pictures in Electronic Front Curtain Mode.
  • Page 198 9. Using Menu Functions [Shutter Delay] Applicable modes: To reduce the influence of hand shake or shutter vibration, shutter is released after the specified time has passed. > [Rec] > [Shutter Delay] MENU Settings: [8SEC]/[4SEC]/[2SEC]/[1SEC]/[OFF] Not available in these cases: •...
  • Page 199 9. Using Menu Functions [ISO Limit Set] Applicable modes: It will select optimal ISO sensitivity with set value as limit depending on the brightness of the subject. • It will work when the [Sensitivity] is set to [AUTO] or [ >...
  • Page 200: Long Shtr Nr]

    9. Using Menu Functions [Long Shtr NR] Applicable modes: The camera automatically removes noise that appears when the shutter speed becomes slower to take pictures of night scenery etc. so you can take beautiful pictures. > [Rec] > [Long Shtr NR] MENU Settings: [ON]/[OFF] •...
  • Page 201: Diffraction Compensation]

    9. Using Menu Functions [Diffraction Compensation] Applicable modes: The camera raises the resolution by correcting the blurriness caused by diffraction when the aperture is closed. > [Rec] > [Diffraction Compensation] MENU Settings: [AUTO]/[OFF] • Compensation effect may not be achieved depending on the recording conditions. •...
  • Page 202 9. Using Menu Functions [Face Recog.] Applicable modes: Face Recognition is a function which finds a face resembling a registered face and priorities focus and exposure automatically. Even if the person is located towards the back or on the end of a line in a group photo, the camera can still take a clear picture. >...
  • Page 203 9. Using Menu Functions Face Settings ∫ You can register information such as names and birthdays for face images of up to 6 people. Point of recording when registering the face images (Good example for registering) • Face front with eyes open and mouth closed, making sure the outline of the face, the eyes, or the eyebrows are not covered with hair when registering.
  • Page 204 9. Using Menu Functions Set the item. • You can register up to 3 face images. It is possible to register names. [Name] • For information on how to enter characters, refer to P58. [Age] It is possible to register the birthday. (Add Images) To add additional face images.
  • Page 205 9. Using Menu Functions [Profile Setup] Applicable modes: If you set the name and birthday of your baby or pet in advance, you can record their name and age in months and years in the images. You can display these at playback or stamp the recorded images using [Text Stamp] (P239).
  • Page 206: [Motion Picture] Menu

    9. Using Menu Functions [Motion Picture] menu • • [Photo Style] (P186) [Diffraction Compensation] (P201) • • [Filter Settings] (P188) [Luminance Level] (P206) • • [4K Live Cropping] (P169) [Ex. Tele Conv.] (P149) • • [Snap Movie] (P174) [Digital Zoom] (P151) •...
  • Page 207: [Mic Level Adj.]

    9. Using Menu Functions [Mic Level Disp.] Applicable modes: Display the microphone level on the recording screen. > [Motion Picture] > [Mic Level Disp.] MENU Settings: [ON]/[OFF] • When [Mic Level Limiter] is set to [OFF], [Mic Level Disp.] is fixed to [ON]. [Mic Level Adj.] Applicable modes: Adjust the sound input level to 19 different levels (j12 dB T i6 dB).
  • Page 208: [Wind Noise Canceller]

    9. Using Menu Functions [Wind Noise Canceller] Applicable modes: This will reduce the wind noise coming into the built-in microphone while maintaining sound quality. > [Motion Picture] > [Wind Noise Canceller] MENU Settings: [HIGH]/[STANDARD]/[OFF] • [HIGH] effectively reduces the wind noise by minimising the low-pitched sound when a strong wind is detected.
  • Page 209: [Custom] Menu

    9. Using Menu Functions [Custom] menu > [Custom] MENU [Cust.Set Mem.] Registers the current camera settings as custom set. Disables operational sounds and output of light at once. • Audio from the speaker will be muted and the flash and the AF Assist lamp will be disabled.
  • Page 210 9. Using Menu Functions > [Custom] MENU As long as the camera is held steady, the camera will automatically adjust the focus and focus adjustment will then be quicker when the shutter is pressed. [Quick AF] • The battery will be consumed faster than usual. •...
  • Page 211 9. Using Menu Functions > [Custom] MENU • The AF Assist Lamp gets slightly blocked when the interchangeable lens (H-FS12060/H-FS14140/ H-FS1442A) is used, but it does not affect the performance. • The AF Assist Lamp may be greatly blocked, and it may become harder to focus when a lens with large diameter [AF Assist Lamp] is used.
  • Page 212 9. Using Menu Functions > [Custom] MENU When AF Lock is ON (press the shutter button halfway with the focus mode set to [AFS] or set AF Lock using [AF/AE [AF+MF] LOCK]), you can make fine adjustments to the focus manually.
  • Page 213 9. Using Menu Functions > [Custom] MENU In-focus portions (portions on the screen with clear outlines) are highlighted when focus is being adjusted manually. • When [Detect Level] in [SET] is set to [HIGH], portions to be highlighted are reduced, allowing you to achieve a more precise focus.
  • Page 214: [Center Marker]

    9. Using Menu Functions > [Custom] MENU This allows you to set either to display or not display the histogram. You can set the position by pressing 3/4/2/1. • Direct touch operation is also possible from the recording screen. • A histogram is a graph that displays brightness along the horizontal axis (black to white)
  • Page 215: Zebra Pattern

    9. Using Menu Functions > [Custom] MENU When the Auto Review function is activated or when playing back, white saturated areas appear blinking in black and white. • If there are any white saturated areas, we recommend [Highlight] compensating the exposure towards negative (P106) referring to the histogram (P214)
  • Page 216: [Monochrome Live View]

    9. Using Menu Functions > [Custom] MENU You can display the recording screen in black and white. This function is convenient when a black and white screen will make it easier to set focus with Manual Focus. [Monochrome Live View] •...
  • Page 217 9. Using Menu Functions > [Custom] MENU This changes the angle of view during motion picture recording and still picture recording. [Rec Area] • The recording area indicated is an approximation. • [Rec Area] is not available when recording is performed with the 4K Photo or Post Focus function.
  • Page 218 9. Using Menu Functions > [Custom] MENU Setting the eye sensor sensitivity and the method for [Eye Sensor] switching between the monitor and viewfinder. Enables/disables the Touch operation. [Touch Screen]: All touch operations. [Touch Tab]: Operations of tabs, such as [ ] on the right side of the screen.
  • Page 219: [Setup] Menu

    9. Using Menu Functions [Setup] menu > [Setup] MENU [Online Manual] [URL display]/[QR Code display] [Clock Set] Setting Date/Time. Sets the times for the region where you live and your holiday destination. • [Destination] can be set after setting up [Home]. After selecting [Destination] or [Home], press 2/1 to select an area, and press [MENU/SET] to set.
  • Page 220 9. Using Menu Functions > [Setup] MENU • You can display the elapsed days and travel destination during playback or stamp them on recorded pictures in [Text Stamp] (P239). • The elapsed days and travel destination can be printed (P295) out using the software “PHOTOfunSTUDIO”...
  • Page 221 9. Using Menu Functions > [Setup] MENU Brightness, colour, or red or blue tint of the Monitor/ viewfinder is adjusted. Select the settings by pressing 3/4, and adjust with 2/1. • Adjusting can also be performed by rotating the rear dial.
  • Page 222 9. Using Menu Functions > [Setup] MENU [Sleep Mode]: The camera is automatically turned off if the camera has not been used for the time selected on the setting. [Sleep Mode(Wi-Fi)]: The camera is automatically turned off if it is not connected to a Wi-Fi network and has not been used for 15 minutes (approx.).
  • Page 223 9. Using Menu Functions > [Setup] MENU Sets the communication method when connecting using the USB connection cable (supplied). y [Select on connection]: Select this setting to select the USB communication system when connecting to another device. [USB Mode] { [PictBridge(PTP)]: Select this setting when connecting to a printer supporting PictBridge.
  • Page 224: Monitoring

    9. Using Menu Functions > [Setup] MENU [HDMI Info Display (Rec)]: Sets whether or not to display information when you take pictures while monitoring the camera image on a device P291 (TV, etc.) connected with an HDMI micro cable. • When the camera is connected to a TV, lower the volume of the TV.
  • Page 225 9. Using Menu Functions > [Setup] MENU Reset the file number of the next recording to 0001. • The folder number is updated and the file number starts from 0001. • A folder number between 100 and 999 can be assigned. The folder number should be reset before it reaches 999.
  • Page 226: [Sensor Cleaning]

    9. Using Menu Functions > [Setup] MENU It will perform optimisation of imaging device and image processing. • Imaging device and image processing is optimised when [Pixel Refresh] the camera is purchased. Use this function when bright spots that do not exist in the subject get recorded. •...
  • Page 227: [Playback] Menu

    9. Using Menu Functions [Playback] menu • • [2D/3D Settings] (P229) [Stop Motion Video] (P241) • • [Slide Show] (P229) [Resize] (P242) • • [Playback Mode] (P231) [Cropping] (P243) • • [Location Logging] (P232) [Rotate] (P244) • • [RAW Processing] (P233) [Rotate Disp.] (P244)
  • Page 228 9. Using Menu Functions How to select an image(s) after selecting [Single] or [Multi] ∫ • When [Single] and [Multi] are not available, select an image in the same way as when [Single] is selected. [Single] setting Press 2/1 to select the picture. Press [MENU/SET].
  • Page 229 9. Using Menu Functions [2D/3D Settings] Playback methods for the 3D pictures can be switched. > [Playback] > [2D/3D Settings] MENU • This is a menu that is only displayed when 3D playback is possible. (P304) [Slide Show] 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.
  • Page 230 9. Using Menu Functions 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. This allows you to select the screen effects when switching from one picture to the next.
  • Page 231 9. Using Menu Functions [Playback Mode] Playback in [Normal Play], [Picture Only], [Video Only], [4K PHOTO], [Post Focus], [3D Play], [Category Play] or [Favorite Play] can be selected. > [Playback] > [Playback Mode] MENU Select the group to play back by pressing 3/4, and then press [MENU/SET]. •...
  • Page 232 You can send location information and write it on images using a smartphone. (P259) • You need to install “Panasonic Image App” on your smartphone. (P252) • Read the [Help] in the “Image App” menu for further details on how to operate.
  • Page 233 9. Using Menu Functions [RAW Processing] You can process the pictures taken in RAW format. The processed pictures will be saved in JPEG format. > [Playback] > [RAW Processing] MENU Select RAW images with 2/1, and then press [MENU/ SET]. Press 3/4 to select an item.
  • Page 234 9. Using Menu Functions Press [MENU/SET] and set. • “ ” Refer to How to set each item on P234. Press [MENU/SET]. • This operation returns you to the screen in step . To set other items, repeat steps through Select [Begin Processing] with 3/4, and then press [MENU/SET].
  • Page 235: P180 [4K Photo Bulk Saving]

    9. Using Menu Functions [Setup] setting When you select an item, the screen that asks you to select [Reinstate Adjustments], [Color Space], or [Picture Size] will be displayed. 1 Press 3/4 to select an item, and press [MENU/SET]. • If you select [Reinstate Adjustments], a confirmation screen will be displayed. Selecting [Yes] will execute the operation and return you to the item selection screen.
  • Page 236: [Light Composition]

    9. Using Menu Functions [Light Composition] Select multiple frames from 4K burst files that you wish to combine. Parts of the image that are brighter than the preceding frame will be superimposed on the preceding frame to combine the frames into one picture. >...
  • Page 237: [Clear Retouch]

    9. Using Menu Functions [Clear Retouch] • The erasure operation can only be performed by touching. [Clear Retouch] automatically enables the touch operation. > [Playback] > MENU [Clear Retouch] Press 2/1 to select a picture, and then press [MENU/SET]. Drag your finger over the part you want to delete. •...
  • Page 238: [Title Edit]

    9. Using Menu Functions [Title Edit] You can add text (comments) to pictures. After text has been registered, it can be stamped in prints using [Text Stamp] (P239). > [Playback] > [Title Edit] MENU Select the picture. (P228) • [’] is displayed for pictures with titles already registered. Enter the text.
  • Page 239: [Text Stamp]

    9. Using Menu Functions [Text Stamp] You can stamp recording information on recorded images. LISA LISA LISA > [Playback] > [Text Stamp] MENU Select the picture. (P228) • [‘] appears on screen if the picture is stamped with text. Press 3/4 to select [Set], and then press [MENU/SET]. [Shooting Date] Stamps the recording date.
  • Page 240 9. Using Menu Functions [Video Divide] Recorded motion picture can be divided in two. It is recommended for when you want to divide a part you need with a part you do not need. Dividing a motion picture is permanent. Decide before you divide! >...
  • Page 241 9. Using Menu Functions [Time Lapse Video] This function allows you to create a motion picture from a picture group recorded with [Time Lapse Shot]. The created motion picture is saved in MP4 recording format. > [Playback] > [Time Lapse Video] MENU Select the [Time Lapse Shot] picture group with 2/1, and then press [MENU/ SET].
  • Page 242 9. Using Menu Functions [Resize] To allow easy posting to web pages, attachment to e-mail etc., picture size (number of pixels) is reduced. > [Playback] > [Resize] MENU Select the picture and size. [Single] setting 1 Press 2/1 to select the picture, and then press [MENU/SET].
  • Page 243 9. Using Menu Functions [Cropping] You can enlarge and then clip the important part of the recorded picture. > [Playback] > [Cropping] MENU Press 2/1 to select the picture, and then press [MENU/SET]. Use the rear dial and press 3/4/2/1 to select the parts to be cropped. Rear dial (right): Enlargement Rear dial (left): Reduction 3/4/2/1: Move...
  • Page 244 9. Using Menu Functions [Rotate] (The picture is rotated manually.) Rotate pictures manually in 90o steps. • The [Rotate] function is disabled when [Rotate Disp.] is set to [OFF]. > [Playback] > [Rotate] MENU Press 2/1 to select the picture and then press [MENU/SET]. Select the rotation direction.
  • Page 245: [Favorite]

    9. Using Menu Functions [Favorite] You can do the following if a mark has been added to pictures and they have been set as favourites. • Play back the pictures set as favourites only as a slide show. • Play back only the pictures set as favourites. ([Favorite Play]) •...
  • Page 246: [Print Set]

    9. Using Menu Functions [Print Set] DPOF “Digital Print Order Format” is a system that allows the user to select which pictures to print, how many copies of each picture to print and whether or not to print the recording date on the pictures when using a DPOF compatible photo printer or photo printing store.
  • Page 247: [Protect]

    9. Using Menu Functions [Protect] You can set protection for pictures you do not want to delete by mistake. > [Playback] > [Protect] MENU Select the picture. (P228) Cancelling all the [Protect] settings ∫ Press 3/4 to select [Cancel], and then press [MENU/SET]. Even if you do not protect pictures on a card, they cannot be deleted when the card’s Write-Protect switch is set to [LOCK].
  • Page 248 9. Using Menu Functions [Picture Sort] You can set the order in which the camera displays images during playback. > [Playback] > [Picture Sort] MENU Displays images by folder name/file name. This display format allows you [FILE NAME] to locate images in the card easily. Displays images by recording date.
  • Page 249: Using The Wi-Fi Function

    Using the Wi-Fi function What you can do with the Wi-Fi function Controlling with a Smartphone/Tablet (P252) Recording with a smartphone (P257) Playing back images in the camera (P258) Saving images stored in the camera (P258) Sending images in the camera to an SNS (P259) Writing location information on images stored in the camera (P259) Combining motion pictures recorded with Snap Movie according to...
  • Page 250: Wi-Fi Function

    10. Using the Wi-Fi function Wi-Fi function Before Use ∫ • Set the date and time settings in advance. (P34) • To use the Wi-Fi function on this unit, a wireless access point or a destination device equipped with the wireless LAN function is required. About the Wi-Fi connection lamp ∫...
  • Page 251 10. Using the Wi-Fi function After connecting to a Wi-Fi network, you can perform the following operations by pressing [Wi-Fi]: [Terminate the Connection] Terminates the Wi-Fi connection. Terminates the Wi-Fi connection, and allows you to select ¢1 [Change the Destination] a different Wi-Fi connection.
  • Page 252: Controlling With A Smartphone/Tablet

    • You need to install “Panasonic Image App” (referred to as “Image App” from this point on) on your smartphone. Installing the smartphone/tablet app “Image App” The “Image App” is an application provided by Panasonic.
  • Page 253: Connecting To A Smartphone/Tablet

    10. Using the Wi-Fi function Connecting to a smartphone/tablet Connecting without using the password You can easily set up a direct connection to your smartphone without entering a password. On the camera Select the menu. (P51) > [Setup] > [Wi-Fi] > [Wi-Fi Function] > MENU [New Connection] >...
  • Page 254 10. Using the Wi-Fi function Using a password to set up a connection Connecting with a password further enhances security. You can scan a QR code or manually enter a password to set up a connection. Preparations: (On the camera) Set the [Wi-Fi Password] to [ON]. (P286) Using the QR code to set up a connection ∫...
  • Page 255 10. Using the Wi-Fi function Manually entering a password to set up a connection ∫ On the camera Select the menu. (P51) > [Setup] > [Wi-Fi] > [Wi-Fi MENU Function] > [New Connection] > [Remote Shooting & View] A SSID and password B QR code •...
  • Page 256 10. Using the Wi-Fi function When connecting via a wireless access point ([Via Network]): On the camera Select [Via Network]. • Follow the connection procedure described on P281 to connect the camera to a wireless access point. On your smartphone Turn on the Wi-Fi function.
  • Page 257: Taking Images Via A Smartphone/Tablet (Remote Recording)

    10. Using the Wi-Fi function Taking images via a smartphone/tablet (remote recording) Connect to a smartphone. (P253) Operate the smartphone. 1 Select [ 2 Record an image. • The recorded images are saved in the camera. • Some settings are not available. ...
  • Page 258: Playing Back Images In The Camera

    10. Using the Wi-Fi function Playing back images in the camera Connect to a smartphone. (P253)  Operate the smartphone. 1 Select [ • You can switch the images to be displayed by selecting the icon (A) on the top left of the screen. To ...
  • Page 259: Sending Images In The Camera To An Sns

    10. Using the Wi-Fi function Sending images in the camera to an SNS Connect to a smartphone. (P253)  Operate the smartphone. 1 Select [ • You can switch the images to be  displayed by selecting the icon ( A ) on the top left of the screen.
  • Page 260 10. Using the Wi-Fi function Recording location information and images ∫ Start recording location information with the smartphone. 1 Start “Image App”. (P252) 2 Select [ 3 Select [Geotagging]. 4 Select [ ] to start recording location information. Record images with the camera. Stop recording the location information with the smartphone.
  • Page 261: Combining Motion Pictures Recorded With Snap Movie According To Your Preference On A Smartphone/Tablet

    10. Using the Wi-Fi function Combining motion pictures recorded with Snap Movie according to your preference on a smartphone/tablet Using a smartphone, you can combine motion pictures recorded with the camera’s [Snap Movie] function (P174). Music can be added to motion pictures to be combined. In addition, you can save the combined motion picture or upload it on a web service.
  • Page 262: Displaying Pictures On A Tv

    10. Using the Wi-Fi function Displaying pictures on a TV You can display pictures on a TV that supports the Digital Media Renderer (DMR) function of the DLNA standard. Preparations Set the TV to DLNA waiting mode. • Read the operating instructions for your TV. Select the menu.
  • Page 263: Sending Images

    10. Using the Wi-Fi function Sending images When sending images, select the method for sending them after selecting [New Connection]. After the connection has been completed, settings for sending, such as the image size for sending, can also be changed. Images that can be sent ∫...
  • Page 264 10. Using the Wi-Fi function Send Images While Recording A picture can be automatically sent to a specified device every time you take it. • When connected with [Send Images While Recording], [ ] is displayed on the recording screen, and [ ] is displayed while sending a file.
  • Page 265 10. Using the Wi-Fi function Send Images Stored in the Camera Images can be selected and sent after recording. How to select an image(s) after selecting [Single Select] or [Multi Select] ∫ [Single Select] setting Select the picture. Select [Set]. [Multi Select] setting Select the picture.
  • Page 266 10. Using the Wi-Fi function Changing the settings for sending images Pressing [DISP.] after completing a connection allows you to change the settings for sending such as the image size for sending. Resize the image to send. [Original]/[Auto] ¢1 /[Change] •...
  • Page 267: Sending Images To A Smartphone/Tablet

    10. Using the Wi-Fi function Sending images to a smartphone/tablet Preparations • Install the “Image App” in advance. (P252) Select the menu. (P51) > [Setup] > [Wi-Fi] > [Wi-Fi Function] > [New Connection] > MENU [Send Images While Recording] or [Send Images Stored in the Camera] > [Smartphone] Select [Via Network] or [Direct], and connect.
  • Page 268: Printing Wirelessly

    10. Using the Wi-Fi function Printing Wirelessly You can send images to a compatible printer, and print them wirelessly. Preparations To print out recorded pictures wirelessly, you must use a printer that supports PictBridge (wireless LAN) ¢ ¢ Compliant with the DPS over IP standards. •...
  • Page 269: Sending Images To Av Device

    10. Using the Wi-Fi function Sending images to AV device You can send pictures and motion pictures to AV devices in your house (home AV devices). A Wireless access point B Home AV device Preparations When sending a picture to AV devices, set your device to DLNA waiting mode. •...
  • Page 270: Sending Images To Pc

    10. Using the Wi-Fi function Sending images to PC You can send pictures and motion pictures recorded with this unit to a PC. Preparations (On the camera) (On your PC) • • If the workgroup of the destination PC has Turn the computer on.
  • Page 271 10. Using the Wi-Fi function (For Mac) Supported OS: OS X v10.5 to v10.11 Example: OS X v10.8 Select a folder you intend to use for receiving, then click on the items in the following order. [File] [Get Info] Enable sharing of the folder. •...
  • Page 272: Using Web Services

    Check this information before uploading images to web services. • Panasonic assumes no responsibility for the damages resulting from the leakage, loss, etc. of images uploaded on web services. •...
  • Page 273 “LUMIX CLUB”. (P276) • Check the “FAQ/Contact us” on the following site for compatible web services. http://lumixclub.panasonic.net/eng/c/lumix_faqs/ Preparation: Make sure that you have created an account on the web service you want to use, and have the login information available.
  • Page 274 10. Using the Wi-Fi function Sending images in the camera to a web service with simple operations ∫ Once you send an image, you can send other images to a web service with simple, smartphone-like operations in an environment where a wireless access point connection is available.
  • Page 275: When Sending Images To [Cloud Sync. Service]

    10. Using the Wi-Fi function When sending images to [Cloud Sync. Service] Using [Cloud Sync. Service] (As of September 2016) ∫ Preparations You need to register to “LUMIX CLUB” (P276) and configure the Cloud Sync. setting to send a picture to a Cloud Folder. For a PC, use “PHOTOfunSTUDIO”...
  • Page 276: Registering To The "Lumix Club

    You can set the same “LUMIX CLUB” login ID for this unit and a smartphone. (P278) Refer to the “LUMIX CLUB” site for details. http://lumixclub.panasonic.net/eng/c/ Please note: • The service may be suspended due to regular maintenance or unexpected troubles, and the service contents may be changed or added, without prior notice to the users.
  • Page 277 10. Using the Wi-Fi function Enter a password. • Enter any combination of 8 to 16 characters and numbers for the password. • For information on how to enter characters, refer to P58. Check the login ID and select [OK]. •...
  • Page 278 10. Using the Wi-Fi function To set the same login ID for the camera and the smartphone/tablet Setting the same login ID on this unit and your smartphone is convenient for sending images on this unit to other devices or web services. When either this unit or the smartphone/tablet has acquired the login ID: Connect this unit to the smartphone.
  • Page 279 10. Using the Wi-Fi function Delete your login ID and account from the “LUMIX CLUB” Delete the login ID from the camera when transferring it to another party or disposing of it. You can also delete your “LUMIX CLUB” account. Select the menu.
  • Page 280: About Connections

    10. Using the Wi-Fi function About Connections If you have selected [New Connection], select a Wi-Fi function and destination first, and then select a connection method. If you have selected [Select a destination from History] or [Select a destination from Favorite], you can connect with the same Wi-Fi connection settings as used previously.
  • Page 281: Connecting Via A Wireless Access Point (Via The Network)

    10. Using the Wi-Fi function Connecting via a wireless access point (via the network) You can select the method for connecting to a wireless access point. ¢ WPS refers to a function that allows you to easily configure the settings related to the connection and security of wireless LAN devices.
  • Page 282 10. Using the Wi-Fi function If you are not sure about the WPS compatibility (connecting by [From List]) Search for available wireless access points. • Confirm encryption key of the selected wireless access point if the network authentication is encrypted. •...
  • Page 283: Connecting The Camera And Another Device Directly (Direct Connection)

    10. Using the Wi-Fi function • Check the wireless access points instruction manual and settings when saving a wireless access point. • If no connection can be established, the wireless access point’s radio waves may be too weak. “ ” “...
  • Page 284: Connecting Quickly With The Same Settings As The Previous Ones ([Select A Destination From History]/[Select A Destination From Favorite])

    10. Using the Wi-Fi function Connecting quickly with the same settings as the previous ones ([Select a destination from History]/[Select a destination from Favorite]) When the Wi-Fi function is used, a record is saved in the history. You can register records as favourites.
  • Page 285 10. Using the Wi-Fi function Editing the history registered to favourites Select the menu. (P51) > [Setup] > [Wi-Fi] > [Wi-Fi Function] > MENU [Select a destination from Favorite] Select the favourite history you want to edit, and then press 1. [Remove from Favorite] —...
  • Page 286: [Wi-Fi Setup] Menu

    10. Using the Wi-Fi function [Wi-Fi Setup] Menu Configure the settings required for the Wi-Fi function. The settings cannot be changed when connected to Wi-Fi. Select the menu. (P51) > [Setup] > [Wi-Fi] > [Wi-Fi Setup] MENU You can improve security by enabling password entry for a direct connection to a smartphone.
  • Page 287 10. Using the Wi-Fi function To prevent incorrect operation or use of the Wi-Fi function by a third party and to protect saved personal information, it is recommended that you protect the Wi-Fi function with a password. Setting a password will automatically display the password input [Wi-Fi Function Lock] screen when the Wi-Fi function is used.
  • Page 288: Connecting To Other Equipment

    Connecting to other equipment Watching 4K motion pictures on a TV/ Saving 4K motion pictures on your PC or recorder Watching motion pictures in 4K Playing Back on a TV Screen ∫ By connecting the camera to a TV that supports motion pictures in 4K and playing back motion pictures recorded with their size set to [4K] in [Rec Quality], you can enjoy finely-detailed motion pictures in 4K.
  • Page 289: Storing 4K Motion Pictures

    Storing on a Hard Disk or DVD ∫ You cannot dub motion pictures recorded with their size set to [4K] in [Rec Quality] to Blu-ray discs and DVDs with Panasonic recorders. (As of September 2016) You can use the software “PHOTOfunSTUDIO” (P295) to convert the file size of a motion picture to a smaller size or copy it to a DVD.
  • Page 290: Playing Back Pictures On A Tv Screen

    11. Connecting to other equipment Playing Back Pictures on a TV Screen You can view pictures on a TV screen by connecting your camera to your TV with the HDMI micro cable. Preparations: Turn this unit and the TV off. Connect the camera and a TV.
  • Page 291 11. Connecting to other equipment The recorded 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. • The file format of the motion pictures that can be played back differs depending on the TV model.
  • Page 292 11. Connecting to other equipment • When you perform recording during HDMI output, the [Rec Quality] setting in the [Motion Picture] menu is applied to images. If the connected device does not support the setting, the optimal setting for the device will be automatically selected for the HDMI output image quality. •...
  • Page 293: Using Viera Link (Hdmi)

    What is the VIERA Link (HDMI) (HDAVI Control™)? • This function allows you to use your remote control for the Panasonic TV for easy operations when this unit has been connected to a VIERA Link compatible device using an HDMI micro cable for automatic linked operations.
  • Page 294: Saving Still Pictures And Motion Pictures On Your Pc

    11. Connecting to other equipment Saving still pictures and motion pictures on your PC You can acquire recorded pictures 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 295: Downloading Software

    DVD, processing and correcting images, and editing motion pictures. Check the site below to download and install the software. Download the software while it is available for download. http://panasonic.jp/support/global/cs/soft/download/d_pfs99pe.html This Site is English only. • Download expiration: September 2021 •...
  • Page 296 11. Connecting to other equipment SILKYPIX Developer Studio SE This is software to edit RAW format images. Edited images can be saved in a format (JPEG, TIFF, etc.) that can be displayed on a personal computer. Check the site below to download and install the software. http://www.isl.co.jp/SILKYPIX/english/p/ •...
  • Page 297: Transferring Images To A Pc

    11. Connecting to other equipment Transferring images to a PC Preparations: Install “PHOTOfunSTUDIO ” to the PC. (P295) Connect the computer and camera with the USB connection cable (supplied). • Please turn this unit on and your PC before connecting. •...
  • Page 298 11. Connecting to other equipment Copying to a PC without using “PHOTOfunSTUDIO ” (For Mac) ∫ Even if you are using a Mac, or in any situation where “PHOTOfunSTUDIO” cannot be installed, you can still copy files and folders by connecting the camera to the computer and then dragging and dropping them to it.
  • Page 299: Saving Still Pictures And Motion Pictures On A Recorder

    Saving still pictures and motion pictures on a Recorder If you insert card holding content recorded with this unit into a Panasonic recorder, you can dub the content to a Blu-ray Disc or DVD etc. Methods to export still pictures and motion pictures to other devices will vary depending on the file format.
  • Page 300: Printing The Pictures

    11. Connecting to other equipment Printing the Pictures 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 monitor. • Group pictures will not be displayed as group pictures but as single pictures. •...
  • Page 301 11. Connecting to other equipment • Disconnect the USB connection cable after printing. • Use a battery with sufficient battery power or the AC adaptor (optional). If the remaining battery power becomes low while the camera and the printer are connected, the status indicator blinks and the alarm beeps.
  • Page 302: Print Settings

    11. Connecting to other equipment Print Settings ∫ Select and set the items both on the screen in step of the “Selecting a single picture and printing it” and in step of the “Selecting multiple pictures and printing them” procedures. [Print with Date] Sets date printing.
  • Page 303: Enjoying 3D Pictures

    11. Connecting to other equipment Enjoying 3D pictures Taking 3D pictures Attaching the 3D interchangeable lens (H-FT012: optional) to the camera allows you to take 3D pictures for extra impact. Attach the 3D interchangeable lens to the camera. Bring the subject into the frame and record by pressing the shutter button fully.
  • Page 304 If your television does not switch to a 3D picture, make the necessary settings on the TV. (For details, refer to the operating instructions of the TV.) • 3D pictures can be saved to your computer or Panasonic devices. (P294, 299)
  • Page 305: Recording Functions

    11. Connecting to other equipment Functions that cannot be used on 3D pictures Functions that cannot be used during 3D recording ∫ When recording with the 3D interchangeable lens (H-FT012: optional), the following feature will be disabled: (Recording functions) • •...
  • Page 306: Others

    Others Optional accessories • Some optional accessories may not be available in some countries. External Flash (optional) After attaching the flash (DMW-FL200L, DMW-FL360L, DMW-FL580L: optional), the effective range will be increased when compared to the camera’s built-in flash. Preparations: • Turn off the camera and close the built-in flash.
  • Page 307 12. Others • When an external flash is attached, the following functions are available in addition to the functions available with the built-in flash. – Burst recording (when a setting other than [SH] is selected for [Burst Rate]) – Aperture Bracket –...
  • Page 308 12. Others Select the menu. (P51) > [Motion Picture] > [Special Mic.] MENU • The menu items are displayed only when the stereo shotgun microphone is connected. Allows stereo recording of sound over a wide area. [STEREO] Allows recording within the range that is set automatically according [LENS AUTO] to the angle of view of the lens.
  • Page 309 [B] (Bulb) or Burst Mode. The shutter remote control works similar to the shutter button on the camera. • Always use a genuine Panasonic shutter remote control (DMW-RSL1: optional). • Record with Creative Video Mode (P85) when using for motion picture recording.
  • Page 310 AC adaptor (optional)/DC coupler (optional) By using the AC adaptor (optional) and DC coupler (optional), you can record and play back without worrying about the remaining battery charge. The optional DC coupler can only be used with the designated Panasonic AC adaptor (optional). •...
  • Page 311: Monitor Display/Viewfinder Display

    12. Others Monitor Display/Viewfinder Display • The following images are examples of when the display screen is set to [ ] (monitor style) in the monitor. In recording    50 p MINI MINI MINI MINI × ×  SNAP SNAP SNAP...
  • Page 312 12. Others A › Quality (P191) AF area (P89, AFS AFF AFC MF Focus Mode (P91, 102) Spot metering target (P192) Focus Bracket (P143) Centre marker display (P214) Post Focus (P129) Self-timer (P135) š Mic level display (P207) AF Mode (P93) Ø...
  • Page 313 12. Others Touch tab (P218) Touch zoom (P153) Touch Shutter (P49) × Touch AE (P50) Peaking (P213) Fn10 Function button (P56) SNAP Colour (P65) Defocus control function (P64, Brightness (P65, Type of defocus ([Miniature Effect]) (P81) One point colour (P81) Position of the light source (P82) Image effect (filter) adjustment (P84,...
  • Page 314 12. Others In recording On-monitor recording information 1/60  Single (P114) Burst (P115)  AUTO 4K Photo (P118) Self-timer (P135)  Wi-Fi AFS AFF AFC MF Focus Mode (P91, 102)  š AF Mode (P93) Ø Quality (P191) › Picture size/Aspect Ratio Recording Mode (P40) (P190)
  • Page 315 12. Others In playback Icon indicating the presence of a   1/98 1/98 1/98 marker (P126) 4K Photo (4K burst file) (P118) Post Focus (P129)   Focus Stacking (P133) Picture size/Aspect Ratio (P190)  F3.5 F3.5 F3.5 60 60 60 Recording format/Recording quality 50 p (P166)
  • Page 316 12. Others Sub Menu (P274) MENU Silent Mode (P209) Clear Retouch completed icon (P237) Age (P204, 205) Currently retrieving information icon Multi Playback (P181) Playback (Motion Pictures) (P178) Delete (P184) Number of days that have passed since the departure date (P219) Upload (Wi-Fi) (P274)
  • Page 317: Histogram Display

    12. Others In playback Histogram display  F3.5 60   1/98 100-0001 1/98 Histogram (P47) Picture number/Total pictures 100-0001 Folder/File number (P298) Recording information ¢1 h: hour, m: minute, s: second ¢2 It is displayed in order of [Title], [Location], [Name] ([Baby1]/[Baby2], [Pet]), [Name] ([Face Recog.]).
  • Page 318: Message Display

    12. Others Message Display Confirmation messages or error messages will be displayed on the screen in some cases. The major messages are described below as examples. [Some pictures cannot be deleted]/[This picture cannot be deleted] • This feature can only be used with pictures that comply with the DCF standard. Perform formatting (P27) on this unit after saving necessary data on a PC, etc.
  • Page 319 Depending on the type of the card, recording may stop in the middle. [This battery cannot be used] • Use a genuine Panasonic battery. If this message is displayed even when a genuine Panasonic battery is used, contact the dealer or Panasonic. •...
  • Page 320: Troubleshooting

    12. Others Troubleshooting First, try out the following procedures (P320 to P328). If the problem is not resolved, it may be improved by selecting [Reset] (P225) the [Setup] menu. Battery and power source When I shake the camera, I hear a rattling sound from the camera. •...
  • Page 321 12. Others The recorded picture is whitish. • Picture might look whitish when lens or image sensor gets dirty with fingerprints or similar. > If the lens is dirty turn the camera off and then gently wipe the lens surface with a soft, dry cloth.
  • Page 322 12. Others Striping or flicker may appear under lighting such as fluorescent lighting and LED lighting fixture. • This is characteristic of MOS sensors which serve as the camera’s pickup sensors. This is not a malfunction. • When using the electronic shutter (P197), lowering the shutter speed may reduce the effect of the horizontal stripes.
  • Page 323 12. Others Motion pictures Recording motion pictures is not possible. • You may not be able to record for a short while after turning this unit on when using a large capacity card. Motion picture recording stops in the middle. •...
  • Page 324 12. Others Monitor/Viewfinder The Monitor/Viewfinder turns off although the camera is turned on. • If no operations are performed during the set time period, [Auto LVF/Monitor Off] (P222) activated, and the Monitor/Viewfinder turns off. • When an object or your hand is positioned near the eye sensor, the Monitor display may switch to the Viewfinder display.
  • Page 325 12. Others Wi-Fi function A Wi-Fi connection cannot be established. Radio waves get disconnected. Wireless access point is not displayed. General tips for using a Wi-Fi connection ∫ • Use within the communication range of the device to be connected. •...
  • Page 326 12. Others The PC is not recognised when I use a Wi-Fi connection. The camera cannot be connected to PC via Wi-Fi connection. • The default workgroup name is set to “WORKGROUP”. If you changed the workgroup name, the PC will not be recognised. In [Change Workgroup Name] in [PC Connection] of the [Wi-Fi Setup] menu, change the workgroup name to that of the PC you are connecting to.
  • Page 327 The card is not recognised by the PC. (SDXC memory card is used.) • Check if your PC is compatible with SDXC memory cards. http://panasonic.net/avc/sdcard/information/SDXC.html • A message prompting to format the card may be displayed when connecting, but do not format. •...
  • Page 328 12. Others Others When I shake the camera, I hear a rattling sound from the attached lens. • Depending on the lens you attach, it may move inside and create a sound. This is not a malfunction. The camera makes a noise when this unit is turned on. •...
  • Page 329: Cautions For Use

    12. Others Cautions for Use Optimal use of the camera Keep this unit as far away as possible from electromagnetic equipment (such as 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 330 As the eye cup cannot be removed, blow away the dust on the viewfinder surface with a blower (commercially available), gently wipe it with a dry and soft cloth, and be careful not to remove it. • If you wipe the eye cup too hard and it is removed, consult the dealer or Panasonic.
  • Page 331 If you change the lens repeatedly, friction with the lens mount rubber may leave scratches on the camera’s mount. However, those scratches do not affect the performance of this unit. For the replacement of the lens mount rubber, contact Panasonic.
  • Page 332 12. Others Battery 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 to the surrounding temperature and humidity. If the temperature is too high or too low, the operating time of the battery will become shorter.
  • Page 333 12. Others About 3D About 3D recording ∫ With the 3D interchangeable lens attached, do not record a subject at less than the minimum focus distance. • The 3D effects may be more pronounced, and therefore cause tiredness or discomfort. •...
  • Page 334 Information including personal information may be altered or vanish due to erroneous operation, effect of static electricity, accident, malfunction, repair, or other handlings. 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 335 About the picture data • Recorded data may be damaged or lost if the camera breaks down due to inappropriate handling. Panasonic will not be liable for any damage caused due to loss of recorded data. About tripods or unipods •...
  • Page 336 12. Others Do not use the camera in areas with magnetic fields, static electricity or ∫ interference • Do not use the camera in areas with magnetic fields, static electricity or interference, such as near microwave ovens. These may cause the interruption of the radio waves. •...
  • Page 337 • SDXC Logo is a trademark of SD-3C, LLC. • “AVCHD”, “AVCHD Progressive” and the “AVCHD Progressive” logo are trademarks of Panasonic Corporation and Sony Corporation. • Manufactured under license from Dolby Laboratories. Dolby and the double-D symbol are trademarks of Dolby Laboratories.
  • Page 338 • Android and Google Play are trademarks or registered trademarks of Google Inc. • The Wi-Fi CERTIFIED™ Logo is a certification mark of Wi-Fi Alliance • The Wi-Fi Protected Setup™ Identifier mark is a certification mark of Wi-Fi Alliance • “Wi-Fi ”...

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