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Digital Camera

DC-GH5
P328
P330
P2
P4
P10
P204
DVQP1117ZA
F0317HN0

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  • Page 1: Digital Camera

    Please read these instructions carefully before using this product, and save this manual for future use. Message Display P328 Troubleshooting P330 Finding the information you need Contents Contents by Function Menu list P204 Register online at http://shop.panasonic.com/support DVQP1117ZA (U.S. customers only) F0317HN0...
  • Page 2: Finding The Information You Need

    Finding the information you need In this “Owner’s Manual 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 • Gray 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 ....................10 1. Before Use Care of the camera ....................13 Standard Accessories .....................15 Names and Functions of Components..............16 About the Lens ......................19 2. Getting Started/Basic Operations Attaching the Shoulder Strap ..................20 Charging the Battery ....................21 •...
  • Page 5 3. Recording Modes Taking Pictures using the Automatic Function (Intelligent Auto Mode) ....65 • [Intelligent Auto] menu..................68 • Taking pictures with customized color, defocus control, and brightness settings......................69 Taking Pictures with Automatically Adjusted Aperture and Shutter Speed (Program AE Mode) ....................70 Taking Pictures by Specifying the Aperture/Shutter Speed ........72 •...
  • Page 6 • Recording with the Post Focus function ............128 • Selecting the desired focus area and saving a picture .........130 • Merging multiple pictures to widen the focus range (Focus Stacking)..131 Taking Pictures with the Self-timer ................133 Taking Pictures with Time Lapse Shot/Stop Motion Animation ......134 •...
  • Page 7 • Recording in Slow or Fast Motion ([Variable Frame Rate]) ......176 • Moving the focus position smoothly to a registered position ([Focus Transition]) ..................178 • Recording Motion Pictures that Pan and Zoom While Maintaining a Fixed Camera Position ([4K Live Cropping])..........179 •...
  • Page 8 • Playing back/saving images stored on the camera, or uploading them on social media sites..................277 • Transferring recorded images to a smartphone automatically .....278 • Backing up images to a Cloud Storage automatically (Auto Cloud Backup) ..................279 • Recording location information to the camera’s images.......282 •...
  • Page 9 12. Others Optional accessories.....................319 Monitor Display/Viewfinder Display...............321 Message Display....................328 Troubleshooting ....................330 Cautions for Use ....................339...
  • Page 10: Contents By Function

    Contents by Function Recording Recording Picture Quality and Color Tone Recording Mode ......[Sensitivity]........P107 [Preview].......... [White Balance]......P109 [Time Lapse Shot] ......P134 [Picture Size]........P206 [Stop Motion Animation] ....P136 [Quality]..........P207 Aperture Bracket ......P141 [Photo Style] ........P208 Focus Bracket ....... P141 [Filter Settings] .......P210 [Silent Mode] .........
  • Page 11 Motion Picture Motion Picture Audio [Rec Format]........P163 [Mic Level Adj.] ......P170 [Rec Quality] ........P163 [Mic Level Limiter] ......P170 Motion pictures in 4K ..... P164 [Wind Cut] ........P193 Recording still pictures while [Wind Noise Canceller] ....P222 recording motion pictures ....P168 [Lens Noise Cut] ......P222...
  • Page 12 Playback Playback [RAW Processing]......P252 Picture playback ......P196 [Light Composition] ......P255 Motion picture playback....P197 [Clear Retouch] ......P256 Playback Zoom......P199 [Resize]..........P259 Multi Playback ....... P200 [Cropping] ........P260 Delete ..........P203 Adding information [Auto Review] ........ P228 [Title Edit] ........P250 Playback/display settings [Text Stamp] ........P257...
  • Page 13: Before Use

    10 oC and 0 oC (14 oF and 32 oF): – Attach a Panasonic interchangeable lens with a minimum recommended operating temperature of s10 oC (14 oF) before use. If sand, dust, or liquids such as water droplets adhere to the monitor, wipe them off with a dry soft cloth.
  • Page 14 1. Before Use About Condensation (When the lens, the viewfinder or monitor is fogged up) ∫ • Condensation occurs when the ambient temperature or humidity changes. Be careful of condensation since it causes lens, viewfinder and monitor stains, fungus and camera malfunction.
  • Page 15: 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 16: Names And Functions Of Components

    1. Before Use Names and Functions of Components Camera body ∫ 1314 26 25 Hot shoe (Hot shoe cover) (P153) WIRELESS connection lamp (P265) • Keep the hot shoe cover out of reach of Status indicator (P39) children to prevent swallowing. Camera ON/OFF switch (P39) Drive mode dial...
  • Page 17 (P60) DC coupler cover (P320) Center (Fn12)/3 (Fn13)/1 (Fn14)/4 (Fn15)/ • When using an AC adaptor, ensure that the 2 (Fn16) Panasonic DC coupler (optional) and AC [Q.MENU] button (P58)/[Fn2] button (P60) adaptor (optional) are used. Rear dial (P45) Cover for the battery grip connector (P319) •...
  • Page 18 1. Before Use Lens ∫ H-ES12060 H-FS12060 H-HSA12035 Contact point Lens surface Lens mount rubber (P342) Focus ring (P101) Lens fitting mark (P34) Zoom ring (P147) O.I.S. switch (P143) [AF/MF] switch • When either the [AF/MF] switch of the lens or the setting of the camera is set to [MF], Manual Focus (MF) is enabled.
  • Page 19: About The Lens

    For details on the lens used, refer to the website. Refer to catalogs/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 20: 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...
  • Page 21: 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 22 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 23: 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 24 2. Getting Started/Basic Operations Recording motion pictures (when using the monitor) ∫ [AVCHD] (Recording with picture quality set to [FHD/17M/60i]/[FHD/17M/50i]) When the interchangeable lens (H-ES12060) is used Recordable time Approx. 120 min Actual recordable time Approx. 60 min When the interchangeable lens (H-FS12060) is used Recordable time Approx.
  • Page 25 2. Getting Started/Basic Operations [MP4] (Recording with picture quality set to [4K/100M/30p]/[4K/100M/25p]) When the interchangeable lens (H-ES12060) is used Recordable time Approx. 110 min Actual recordable time Approx. 55 min When the interchangeable lens (H-FS12060) is used Recordable time Approx. 120 min Actual recordable time Approx.
  • Page 26 2. Getting Started/Basic Operations [MOV] (Recording with picture quality set to [FHD/8bit/100M/60p]/[FHD/8bit/100M/50p]) When the interchangeable lens (H-ES12060) is used Recordable time Approx. 120 min Actual recordable time Approx. 60 min When the interchangeable lens (H-FS12060) is used Recordable time Approx. 120 min Actual recordable time Approx.
  • Page 27: 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 28: Inserting/removing The Card (optional)

    2. Getting Started/Basic Operations Inserting/Removing the Card (Optional) • Check that the access lamp has gone 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.
  • Page 29 2. Getting Started/Basic Operations Card access indicators 8bit 24 p Access lamp Access indication Lights up while the card is being accessed Lights up red while an image is being recorded (during recording, deletion, formatting, etc.). to the card. • During access (i.e., while the access lamp is lit up or [ ] is displayed), do not turn this unit off, remove the battery, card or disconnect the AC adaptor (optional).
  • Page 30: Card Information

    3 standard SDHC/SDXC memory cards. (512 MB to 2 GB) • Operation of the cards on the left has been confirmed with SDHC Memory Card Panasonic’s cards. (4 GB to 32 GB) SDXC Memory Card (48 GB to 128 GB) Recording of motion pictures/6K photos/4K photos and speed class ratings ∫...
  • Page 31: Formatting The Card (initialization)

    2. Getting Started/Basic Operations Formatting the card (initialization) Format the card before recording a picture with this unit. Since data cannot be recovered after formatting, make sure to back up necessary data in advance. Select the menu. (P55) > [Setup] > [Format] > [Slot 1]/[Slot 2] MENU •...
  • Page 32: 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 (20M) 1450 2910 5810 11510 M (10M) 2630 5280...
  • Page 33: Continuous Recording

    2. Getting Started/Basic Operations • [MP4 (LPCM)], [MOV] [Rec Quality] System frequency 16 GB 32 GB 64 GB 128 GB [C4K/10bit/150M/24p] 12m00s 27m00s 56m00s 1h50m [C4K/8bit/100M/24p] 19m00s 40m00s 1h20m 2h45m [4K/8bit/150M/60p] [4K/A/150M/60p] 12m00s 27m00s 56m00s 1h50m [4K/10bit/150M/30p] [4K/10bit/150M/24p] 59.94Hz [4K/8bit/100M/30p] (NTSC) [4K/A/100M/30p] 19m00s...
  • Page 34: Attaching/removing The Lens

    2. Getting Started/Basic Operations Attaching/Removing the Lens • Check that the camera is turned off. • Change lenses where there is not a lot of dirt or dust. Refer to P340 when dirt or dust gets on the lens. Attaching the lens Turn the lens rear cap A and the body cap B in the direction of the arrow to detach them.
  • Page 35 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 36 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-ES12060/H-FS12060/H-HSA12035) Hold the lens hood by placing your fingers as...
  • Page 37 2. Getting Started/Basic Operations Temporarily Storing the Lens Hood Example: H-ES12060 1 Rotate the lens hood in the direction of the arrow while pushing the button A on the lens hood. 2 Align the mark B ( ) on the lens hood with the mark on the tip of the lens. 3 Turn the lens hood in the direction of the arrow until it clicks into place.
  • Page 38: Opening The Monitor

    2. Getting Started/Basic Operations Opening 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 39: 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. • If the language select screen is not displayed, proceed to step Press [MENU/SET].
  • Page 40: 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. (P55) •...
  • Page 41: 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 AF Assist lamp A, or microphone B with your fingers or other objects. •...
  • Page 42: 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 43: Shutter Button (taking Pictures)

    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 (P50) on the monitor, [Power Save LVF Shooting] in [Economy]...
  • Page 44: Motion Picture Button (recording Motion Pictures)

    2. Getting Started/Basic Operations Motion picture button (Recording motion pictures) Start recording by pressing the motion picture button. • Release the motion picture button right after you press it. Stop the recording by pressing the motion picture button again. Mode dial (Selecting a Recording Mode) Press the mode dial lock button 1 to release the lock.
  • Page 45: 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. • This owner’s manual 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 46 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 [Fn1] at the time of purchase.
  • Page 47: Control Dial

    2. Getting Started/Basic Operations Setting the operation methods of the front dial and rear dial ∫ > [Custom] > [Operation] > [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 48: 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. • This owner’s manual expresses the up, down, left, and right of the cursor button as 3/4/2/1.
  • Page 49: [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. In Recording Mode Switching the display method of the viewfinder/monitor > [Custom] > [Monitor / Display] > [LVF/Monitor Disp. Set] > MENU [LVF Disp.
  • Page 50 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) 8bit 8bit 98 98 98 98 98 98 On-monitor Turned off recording information ¢...
  • Page 51 2. Getting Started/Basic Operations In Playback Mode Without Detailed information Without With information information (Highlight information display ¢1 display) ¢2 1/98 1/98 STD. F3.5 2017.12. 1 10:00 100-0001 F3.5 ¢1 Press 3/4 to switch between the following display modes: – Detailed information display –...
  • Page 52: 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. Fn10 Fn10 Fn10 Fn11 Fn11 Fn11 Drag ∫ A movement without releasing the touch screen.
  • Page 53: 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 54: Touch Ae]

    2. Getting Started/Basic Operations Easily Optimizing the Brightness for a Specified Area (Touch AE) Applicable modes: You can easily optimize 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 55: 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]. [Intelligent Auto] (P68) These menus let you set the functions available only for [Creative Video] (P182) their corresponding Recording Modes. These menus are displayed only for their corresponding [Custom Mode] (P85)
  • Page 56 2. Getting Started/Basic Operations Press 3/4 of the cursor button to select the menu item and press [MENU/SET]. • You can also select the menu item by rotating the control dial. • You can also move to the next screen by rotating the rear dial.
  • Page 57 2. Getting Started/Basic Operations Switching to other menus ∫ Press 2. Press 3/4 to select a menu selector icon, such as • You can also select the menu toggle icons by rotating the front dial. Press [MENU/SET]. Touch operation Touch a menu selector icon, such as [ Close the menu ∫...
  • Page 58: 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 59: Customizing The Quick Menu Settings

    2. Getting Started/Basic Operations Customizing the Quick Menu settings When [Q.MENU] (P227) in the [Custom] ([Operation]) 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 60: 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. (P55) > [Custom] >...
  • Page 61 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 [Fn7], [Fn8], [Fn9], [Fn10] or [Fn11]. Fn10 Fn10 Fn10 Fn11...
  • Page 62 2. Getting Started/Basic Operations [Custom] menu – [Peaking] (P228) – [Rec Area] (P231) – [Histogram] (P229): [Fn8] ¢ – [Video-Priority Display] (P231) – [Guide Line] (P229) – [Step Zoom] (P151) – [Zebra Pattern] (P230) – [Zoom Speed] (P151) – [Monochrome Live View] (P228) Recording functions –...
  • Page 63 2. Getting Started/Basic Operations Using the function buttons during playback You can directly set an assigned function to a selected image by pressing the function button during playback. Example: When [Fn2] is set to [Rating¿3] Press 2/1 to select the picture. 1/98 1/98 1/98...
  • Page 64: 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 65: 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. Set the mode dial to [¦]. • The camera will switch to either the most recently used of Intelligent Auto Plus Mode or Intelligent Auto Mode.
  • Page 66 3. Recording Modes The camera detects scenes automatically (Scene Detection) : When taking pictures, : When recording motion pictures) [i-Portrait] [i-Scenery] [i-Macro] [i-Night Portrait] ¢1 [i-Night Scenery] [iHandheld Night ¢3 [i-Food] [i-Baby] [i-Sunset] [i-Low Light] Shot] ¢2 ¢1 Displayed when an external flash is used. ¢2 Only displayed when [iHandheld Night Shot] is set to [ON].
  • Page 67 3. Recording Modes Intelligent Auto Plus Mode allows you to adjust some settings such as the brightness, color tone and defocus control while also using Intelligent Auto Mode for other settings. Intelligent Auto Plus Mode Intelligent Auto Mode Setting the brightness —...
  • Page 68: [intelligent Auto] Menu

    3. Recording Modes [Intelligent Auto] menu Set the functions available only for Intelligent Auto Plus Mode and Intelligent Auto Mode. Select the menu. (P55) > [Intelligent Auto] MENU Taking handheld shots of night scenes ([iHandheld Night Shot]) 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.
  • Page 69: Taking Pictures With Customized Color, Defocus Control, And Brightness Settings

    3. Recording Modes Taking pictures with customized color, defocus control, and brightness settings 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. (P140) - 5 - 5 - 4 - 4 - 3 - 3 - 2 - 2 - 1 - 1 0 0 +1 +1 +2 +2 +3 +3...
  • Page 70: Taking Pictures With Automatically Adjusted Aperture And Shutter Speed (program Ae Mode)

    3. Recording Modes Taking Pictures with Automatically Adjusted Aperture and Shutter Speed (Program 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 71 3. Recording Modes Program Shift In Program AE Mode, you can change the preset aperture value and shutter speed without changing the exposure. This is called Program 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 Program AE Mode.
  • Page 72: 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. A Exposure meter B Aperture value Shutter...
  • Page 73: Aperture-priority Ae Mode

    3. Recording Modes Aperture-Priority AE Mode When you set the aperture value, the camera automatically optimizes 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 74: 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 75 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 30 minutes). 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 76: 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 77: 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 78: 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 79 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 80 3. Recording Modes Setting the type of defocus ([Miniature Effect]) ∫ Press 3 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 81 3. Recording Modes Setting the position and size of the light source ([Sunshine]) ∫ Press 3 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 center position of the light source. •...
  • Page 82 3. Recording Modes Image effect Items that can be set [Monochrome] Color 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 colors...
  • Page 83: 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 84: 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 5 sets of current camera settings can be registered using [Cust.Set Mem.]. ( • Initial setting of the Program 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 85: 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 86: Focus, Brightness (exposure) And Color Tone Settings

    Focus, Brightness (Exposure) and Color 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 87 4. Focus, Brightness (Exposure) and Color 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 88: Setting The Focus Mode (afs/aff/afc)

    4. Focus, Brightness (Exposure) and Color tone Settings Setting the Focus Mode (AFS/AFF/AFC) Applicable modes: The method for achieving focus when the shutter button is pressed halfway is set. Set the focus mode lever. Item Scene (recommended) “AFS” is an abbreviation of “Auto Focus Single”.
  • Page 89: Customizing The Operation Settings Of Auto Focus For Picture Taking

    4. Focus, Brightness (Exposure) and Color tone Settings When recording using [AFF], [AFC] • When the subject is moving, the focusing is performed by predicting the subject position at the time of recording. (Movement prediction) • It may take time to focus on the subject when you operate the zoom from Wide to Tele or suddenly change the subject from a distant one to a nearby one.
  • Page 90 4. Focus, Brightness (Exposure) and Color tone Settings Adjusting the AF Custom settings ∫ Press 2/1 to select the AF Custom setting. Press 3/4 to select the items, and then press 2/1 to adjust. • Pressing [DISP.] will return the default setting. Sets the sensitivity to be applied when adjusting the focus according to the movement of the subject.
  • Page 91: Setting The Auto Focus Mode

    4. Focus, Brightness (Exposure) and Color tone Settings Setting the Auto Focus Mode Applicable modes: This allows the focusing method that suits the positions and number of the subjects to be selected. Press [ • You can also use the button as a function button. (P60) The camera automatically detects the person’s face and eyes.
  • Page 92 4. Focus, Brightness (Exposure) and Color tone Settings The camera focuses on the subject you specify. The exposure will be optimized for the subject. (When [Metering Mode] is set to [ Focus and exposure will keep on following the subject even if it moves. (Dynamic tracking) Button operation: Aim the AF tracking frame B over the subject, and press the shutter button halfway.
  • Page 93 4. Focus, Brightness (Exposure) and Color tone Settings Setting the shape of the AF area ([Custom Multi]) Press [ Select a Custom Multi icon ([ ], etc.), and press 3 . Press 2/1 to select a setting and then press 4 . A The current shape of the AF area Horizontal line This shape is...
  • Page 94 4. Focus, Brightness (Exposure) and Color tone Settings When selecting [ Touch operation Drag your finger over the parts you want to set as AF areas. • If you touch one of the selected AF areas, the selection of the area will be canceled. Button operation Press 3/4/2/1 to select the AF area, and then press [MENU/SET] to set (repeat).
  • Page 95: Specifying The Af Area Position

    4. Focus, Brightness (Exposure) and Color tone Settings Specifying the AF area position Specifying the AF area position on the setting screen Specifying the AF area position with the joystick Specifying the AF area position with the Touch Pad Specifying the AF area position with the Touch Function P100 Creating separate AF areas for horizontal and vertical orientations ∫...
  • Page 96: Specifying The Af Area Position On The Setting Screen

    4. Focus, Brightness (Exposure) and Color tone Settings Specifying the AF area position on the setting screen Applicable modes: When [š], [ ], [Ø] or [ ] in Auto Focus Mode is selected, you can change the position and size of the AF area. When selecting [š], [ ], [Ø] Press [...
  • Page 97 4. Focus, Brightness (Exposure) and Color tone Settings When selecting [ You can set the focus position precisely by enlarging the screen. Press [ Select [ ] and press 4. Press 3/4/2/1 to set the focus position and then press [MENU/SET]. Move [+] to the position to be in focus.
  • Page 98: Specifying The Af Area Position With The Joystick

    4. Focus, Brightness (Exposure) and Color tone Settings Specifying the AF area position with the joystick Applicable modes: When using [š], [ ], [ ], [Ø] or [ ] of Auto Focus Mode, you can specify the position of the AF area displayed on the recording screen with the joystick. Select the menu.
  • Page 99: Specifying The Af Area Position With The Touch Pad

    4. Focus, Brightness (Exposure) and Color tone Settings Specifying 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] > [Operation] > [Touch Settings] > [Touch Pad AF] MENU Moves the AF area of the Viewfinder by touching a...
  • Page 100: Specifying The Af Area Position With The Touch Function

    4. Focus, Brightness (Exposure) and Color tone Settings Specifying the AF area position with the Touch Function Applicable modes: > [Custom] > [Operation] > [Touch Settings] > [Touch AF] MENU [AF] Optimizes the focus for the touched subject. [AF+AE] Optimizes the focus and brightness for the touched subject. [OFF] —...
  • Page 101: Adjusting Focus Manually

    4. Focus, Brightness (Exposure) and Color 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 102 4. Focus, Brightness (Exposure) and Color 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 103: Manual Focus

    4. Focus, Brightness (Exposure) and Color 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 104: Fixing The Focus And The Exposure (af/ae Lock)

    4. Focus, Brightness (Exposure) and Color 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 105: Compensating The Exposure

    4. Focus, Brightness (Exposure) and Color 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 [ Rotate the rear dial to compensate the exposure.
  • Page 106 4. Focus, Brightness (Exposure) and Color tone Settings • In Manual Exposure Mode, you can compensate the exposure only when the ISO sensitivity is set to [AUTO]. • You can set the exposure compensation value in the range between j5 EV and 5 EV.
  • Page 107: Setting The Light Sensitivity

    4. Focus, Brightness (Exposure) and Color 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 108 4. Focus, Brightness (Exposure) and Color 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 minimize the jitter of the subject.
  • Page 109: Adjusting The White Balance

    4. Focus, Brightness (Exposure) and Color tone Settings Adjusting the White Balance Applicable modes: In sunlight, under incandescent lights or in other such conditions where the color of white takes on a reddish or bluish tinge, this item adjusts to the color of white which is closest to what is seen by the eye in accordance with the light source.
  • Page 110 4. Focus, Brightness (Exposure) and Color tone Settings Set the White Balance value. Use to match the condition when taking photographs. 1 Press 2 Place a white object such as a piece of paper within the frame at the center of the screen, and press [MENU/SET].
  • Page 111 4. Focus, Brightness (Exposure) and Color 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 112: K/4k Photo And Drive Settings

    6K/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 113: 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 114: Maximum Number Of Pictures That Can Be Taken Continuously

    5. 6K/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 115 5. 6K/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 P320 information about the shutter remote control. •...
  • Page 116: Recording 6k/4k Photos

    5. 6K/4K Photo and Drive Settings Recording 6K/4K Photos Applicable modes: With 6K Photo, you can take a high-speed burst of pictures at 30 frames/second and save the desired pictures, each made up of 18 million pixels (approx.), extracted from their burst file.
  • Page 117 5. 6K/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. [6K/4K Burst] ¢1 The shutter sound will be heard repeatedly. A Press and hold B Recording is performed Audio recording: Not available...
  • Page 118 5. 6K/4K Photo and Drive Settings Record a 6K/4K photo. • If you are using Auto Focus, [Continuous AF] will work during recording. Focus will be adjusted continuously. 1 Press the shutter button halfway. 2 Press and hold the shutter button fully for as long as you want to perform recording.
  • Page 119 5. 6K/4K Photo and Drive Settings Setting Pre-Burst Recording ([6K/4K Burst]/[6K/4K Burst(S/S)]) ∫ The camera starts recording approximately 1 second before the shutter button is pressed fully, so you will not miss a photo opportunity. Select the menu. (P55) > [Rec] >...
  • Page 120: Notes On The 6k/4k Photo Function

    5. 6K/4K Photo and Drive Settings Notes on the 6K/4K Photo function To change the aspect ratio ∫ Selecting [Aspect Ratio] in the [Rec] menu allows you to change the aspect ratio for 6K/4K photos. To record the subject with reduced blur ∫...
  • Page 121 5. 6K/4K Photo and Drive Settings The camera’s setup for the 6K/4K Photo function ∫ The camera’s setup is automatically optimized for 6K/4K photo recording. • The following [Rec] menu items are fixed to the settings below: [Quality] [6K] (18M) [Picture Size] ¢...
  • Page 122 5. 6K/4K Photo and Drive Settings • When [6K 18M] is set, [Aspect Ratio] cannot be set to [16:9] or [1:1]. • The following changes occur when recording 6K/4K photos: – [Location] in [Travel Date] cannot be recorded. – [Simultaneous record w/o filter] in [Filter Settings] is not available. –...
  • Page 123: Selecting Pictures From 6k/4k Burst File And Saving

    5. 6K/4K Photo and Drive Settings Selecting pictures from 6K/4K burst file and saving This section describes how to select pictures from a 6K/4K burst file and save them. For information on how to record 6K/4K burst files, refer to P116. Select an image with the [ ] or [ ] icon on the playback...
  • Page 124: Correcting 6k/4k Photos After Recording (post-recording Refinement)

    5. 6K/4K Photo and Drive Settings Correcting 6K/4K Photos After Recording (Post-Recording Refinement) Correcting distortion in pictures ([Reduce Rolling Shutter]) ∫ The camera corrects distortion in pictures caused by the electronic shutter (rolling shutter effect) when you save them. On the save confirmation screen in step on P123, touch [Reduce Rolling Shutter].
  • Page 125: Operations During Selecting Pictures/selecting Pictures On The Tv Screen

    5. 6K/4K Photo and Drive Settings Operations during selecting pictures/Selecting pictures on the TV screen Navigating the slide view screen ∫ Position of the displayed frame Button Touch Description of operation operation operation Selects a frame. Dragging/ • If you select the frame at the left/right end and then select 2/1/ another frame preceding/following the selected one, the previous/next frame set will be displayed in slide view.
  • Page 126 5. 6K/4K Photo and Drive Settings Navigating the 6K/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).
  • Page 127 • If you display 6K/4K burst files on a TV connected to the camera, they will be displayed only on the 6K/4K burst playback screen. • Panasonic TVs equipped with SD card slots cannot directly play back 6K/4K burst files from the SD card.
  • Page 128: Controlling Focus After Recording (post Focus/focus Stacking)

    5. 6K/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 6K/4K photo recording while automatically shifting the focus to different areas. With Post Focus, after recording is finished, you can select the desired points on the screen and save pictures in which the selected points are in focus.
  • Page 129 5. 6K/4K Photo and Drive Settings 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) • If no areas on the screen can be brought into focus, the focus display ( A ) will flash.
  • Page 130: Selecting The Desired Focus Area And Saving A Picture

    5. 6K/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 131: Merging Multiple Pictures To Widen The Focus Range (focus Stacking)

    5. 6K/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 132 5. 6K/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 133: Taking Pictures With The Self-timer

    5. 6K/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 134: Taking Pictures With Time Lapse Shot/stop Motion Animation

    5. 6K/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 135 5. 6K/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] [Start Time 2/1: Select the item (hour/minute) Set] 3/4: Setting [MENU/SET]: Set The recording interval and the number of pictures can be set.
  • Page 136: Creating Stop Motion Pictures ([stop Motion Animation])

    5. 6K/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 137 5. 6K/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 138: Creating Motion Pictures From Recorded Pictures

    5. 6K/4K Photo and Drive Settings Creating motion pictures from recorded pictures To create motion pictures after taking pictures, follow the steps below. Select the methods for creating a motion picture. • The recording format is set to [MP4]. Sets the quality of a motion picture. [Rec Quality] •...
  • Page 139: Taking Pictures While Adjusting A Setting Automatically (bracket Recording)

    5. 6K/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. (P55) > [Rec] > [Bracket]> [Bracket Type] MENU Press the shutter button to perform recording while Exposure Bracket...
  • Page 140: Exposure Bracket

    5. 6K/4K Photo and Drive Settings Not available in these cases: • Bracket recording is disabled in the following cases. – [Rough Monochrome]/[Silky Monochrome]/[Miniature Effect]/[Soft Focus]/[Star Filter]/ [Sunshine] (Creative Control Mode) – When recording motion pictures – When recording 6K/4K photos –...
  • Page 141: Aperture Bracket

    5. 6K/4K Photo and Drive Settings Aperture Bracket Recording Mode: About [More settings] (step in P139) ∫ [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 142: White Balance Bracket

    5. 6K/4K Photo and Drive Settings • Pictures taken with Focus Bracket are displayed as a set of group pictures. (P201) • If you set [Double Slot Function] to [Relay Rec] and record pictures to more than one card, the resulting pictures will be displayed as separate groups.
  • Page 143: Stabilizer, Zoom And Flash

    • The image stabilizers to be activated differ depending on your lens. The icon for the currently activated image stabilizer 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 144: Flash

    6. Stabilizer, Zoom and Flash Preventing jitter (camera shake) When the jitter alert [ ] appears, use [Stabilizer], a tripod, the self-timer (P133) or the shutter remote control (DMW-RSL1: optional). (P320) • 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 145: Flash

    6. Stabilizer, Zoom and Flash Setting the focal length of a lens Select the menu. (P55) > [Rec] > [Stabilizer] > [Focal Length Set] MENU Enter a focal length. 2/1: Select the item (digit); 3/4: Setting • A focal length ranging from 0.1 mm to 1000 mm can be set.
  • Page 146: Flash

    6. Stabilizer, Zoom and Flash • The Image Stabilizer may produce operational sound or cause vibration during its operation, but these are not malfunctions. • It is recommended to disable the Image Stabilizer when using a tripod. • The stabilizer function may not be effective in the following cases. Be careful of camera jitter when you press the shutter button.
  • Page 147: Taking Pictures With The Zoom

    6. Stabilizer, 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 148: Raising The Telescopic Effect

    6. Stabilizer, Zoom and Flash Raising the telescopic effect [Ex. Tele Conv.] Applicable modes: Extended Tele Conversion enables you to take pictures that are further enlarged without deteriorating the picture quality. 1.4k: [ 2.0k: [ When taking [Ex. Tele Conv.] 1.4k: When recording 6K/4K photos ¢...
  • Page 149: Flash

    6. Stabilizer, Zoom and Flash Increasing the zoom magnification in steps ∫ • This can be used only when recording pictures. Select the menu. (P55) > [Rec] > [Ex. Tele Conv.] > [ZOOM] MENU Set a function button to [Zoom Control]. (P60) Press the function button.
  • Page 150: Flash

    6. Stabilizer, Zoom and Flash • If you assign [Ex. Tele Conv.] to [Fn Button Set] (P60) in the [Custom] ([Operation]) menu, you can display the Extended 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 151: Flash

    6. Stabilizer, 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 152: Zooming Using Touch Operations (touch Zoom)

    6. Stabilizer, Zoom and Flash Zooming using touch operations (Touch zoom) (Optical Zoom and Extended Tele Conversion for still picture recording are operable) • If you are using an interchangeable lens not supporting power zoom (H-ES12060/H-FS12060/ H-HSA12035), you can only operate Extended Tele Conversion for pictures by setting [Ex. Tele Conv.] (P148) to [ZOOM].
  • Page 153: Taking Pictures With The External Flash (optional)

    6. Stabilizer, Zoom and Flash Taking Pictures with the External Flash (Optional) Applicable modes: You can attach a flash (DMW-FL580L/DMW-FL360L/DMW-FL200L: optional) and take pictures with it. • Read the operating instructions of the external flash for how to attach the external flash. Removing the Hot Shoe Cover ∫...
  • Page 154: Flash

    6. Stabilizer, Zoom and Flash When using other commercially available external flashes without communication functions with the camera • It is necessary to set the exposure on the external flash. If you want to use the external flash in Auto Mode, use an external flash that allows you to set the aperture value and the ISO sensitivity to match the settings on the camera.
  • Page 155: Setting The Flash Functions

    • Firing mode cannot be set when using a flash (DMW-FL580L/DMW-FL360L/DMW-FL200L: optional). It can be set only when using an external flash that does not use a battery (supplied with some models of Panasonic digital cameras). Select the menu. (P55) >...
  • Page 156: Changing Flash Mode

    6. Stabilizer, Zoom and Flash Changing Flash Mode Applicable modes: Set the flash to match the recording. Select the menu. (P55) > [Rec] > [Flash] > [Flash Mode] MENU The flash is activated every time regardless ([Forced Flash of the recording conditions. On]) ‰...
  • Page 157: Setting To The 2nd Curtain Synchro

    6. Stabilizer, Zoom and Flash Shutter speed for each flash setting ∫ Flash setting Shutter speed (Sec.) Flash setting Shutter speed (Sec.) ‰ 1/60th ¢ to 1/250th 1 to 1/8000th ¢ This becomes 60 seconds in Shutter-Priority AE Mode and B (Bulb) in the Manual Exposure Mode.
  • Page 158: Adjust The Flash Output

    6. Stabilizer, 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. (P55) > [Rec] > [Flash] > [Flash Adjust.] MENU Press 2/1 to set the flash output and then press [MENU/SET]. •...
  • Page 159: Taking Pictures With Wireless Flashes

    6. Stabilizer, Zoom and Flash Taking Pictures with Wireless Flashes Applicable modes: By using flashes that support wireless recording (DMW-FL580L/DMW-FL360L/ DMW-FL200L: optional), you can separately control the firing of three flash groups and the flash attached to the hot shoe of the camera. Placing wireless flashes ∫...
  • Page 160 6. Stabilizer, Zoom and Flash Select the menu. (P55) > [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 161: Using Other Settings For Wireless Flash Recording

    6. Stabilizer, 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 162: Recording Motion Pictures

    Recording Motion Pictures Recording Motion Picture Applicable modes: The camera can record 4K motion pictures in MP4 or MOV format or full high definition motion pictures that comply with the AVCHD standard. Audio is recorded in stereo. Start recording by pressing the motion picture button.
  • Page 163: Setting The Format, Size And Frame Rate

    7. Recording Motion Pictures • If the operation sound of the motion picture button pressed to end recording bothers you, try the following: – Record the motion picture about three seconds longer, and then divide the last part of the motion picture using [Video Divide] (P261) in the [Playback] menu.
  • Page 164 7. Recording Motion Pictures When [AVCHD] is selected System Image Item Size Frame rate Bit rate YUV/bit frequency compression [FHD/28M/60p] ¢1 1920k1080 59.94p 28 Mbps 4:2:0/8 bit Long GOP [FHD/17M/60i] 1920k1080 59.94i 17 Mbps 4:2:0/8 bit Long GOP 59.94Hz (NTSC) [FHD/24M/30p] 1920k1080 59.94i...
  • Page 165 7. Recording Motion Pictures When [MP4 (LPCM)], [MOV] is selected System Image Item Size Frame rate Bit rate YUV/bit frequency compression [C4K/10bit/150M/24p] 4096k2160 23.98p 150 Mbps 4:2:2/10 bit Long GOP [C4K/8bit/100M/24p] 4096k2160 23.98p 100 Mbps 4:2:0/8 bit Long GOP [4K/8bit/150M/60p] 3840k2160 59.94p 150 Mbps...
  • Page 166 “Watching 4K motion pictures on a TV/ Saving 4K motion pictures on your PC or recorder” on P307. • Motion pictures in 4:2:2/10 bit format are intended for editing on a computer used for video production. As such, they are not supported by TVs, recorders, and players manufactured by Panasonic.
  • Page 167: 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 (P88) 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 168: 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 169: Setting The Recording Method Of Time Code

    7. Recording Motion Pictures Setting the recording method of time code Applicable modes: This unit automatically records time code during motion picture recording. • Time codes are not recorded on motion pictures recorded when TC 00:01:30:00 TC 00:01:30:00 the [Rec Format] is set to [MP4]. >...
  • Page 170: Displaying/setting The Sound Input Level

    7. Recording Motion Pictures Conditions for outputting a time code to HDMI output ∫ A time code is output to video from the HDMI output only when all the following conditions are satisfied. In recording In playback • When [HDMI Time Code Output] is set to •...
  • Page 171: Recording Images With Superimposed Recording Dates ([time Stamp Rec])

    7. Recording Motion Pictures Recording images with superimposed recording dates ([Time Stamp Rec]) Applicable modes: Record motion pictures and pictures with superimposed recording dates. • You cannot delete recording dates after superimposing them. > [Motion Picture] > [Time Stamp Rec] MENU Settings: [ON]/[OFF] 2017.
  • Page 172: Displaying Color Bars/outputting A Test Tone

    7. Recording Motion Pictures Displaying color bars/Outputting a test tone Applicable modes: Display color bars and output a test tone. Select the menu. (P55) > [Motion Picture] > [Color Bars] MENU [SMPTE] [EBU] [ARIB] Color bars compliant with Color bars compliant with Color bars compliant with SMPTE ARIB...
  • Page 173: Recording Motion Pictures In Creative Video Mode

    7. Recording Motion Pictures Recording Motion Pictures in Creative Video Mode Recording Mode: It is possible to manually change the aperture, shutter speed and ISO sensitivity and record motion pictures. You can record motion picture with additional effects, such as the following: Recording in Slow or Fast Motion ([Variable Frame Rate]) P176 Moving the focus position smoothly to a registered position ([Focus...
  • Page 174 7. Recording Motion Pictures Press the motion picture button (or shutter button) to start 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. 1 Touch [ 2 Touch icon.
  • Page 175: Recording With Minimum White Saturation By Compressing Overexposed Portions (knee)

    7. Recording Motion Pictures Recording with minimum white saturation by compressing overexposed portions (Knee) In Creative Video Mode, you can use [Like709] in [Photo Style], which compresses overexposed portions to enable recording with minimum saturation. Set the mode dial to [ Select the menu.
  • Page 176: Recording In Slow Or Fast Motion ([variable Frame Rate])

    7. Recording Motion Pictures Recording in Slow or Fast Motion ([Variable Frame Rate]) You can set the frame rate for recording. Slow motion pictures (overcrank recording) Set a frame rate that provides more frames than the frame rate in [Rec Quality] does. Example: If you set [FHD/8bit/100M/24p] to [48] and record a motion picture, a slow motion effect of 1/2 can be gained.
  • Page 177 7. Recording Motion Pictures Set the mode dial to [ Select an item that supports [Variable Frame Rate]. (P176) > [Motion Picture] > [Rec Format] MENU • [MP4] does not support [Variable Frame Rate]. > [Motion Picture] > [Rec Quality] MENU •...
  • Page 178: Moving The Focus Position Smoothly To A Registered Position ([focus Transition])

    7. Recording Motion Pictures Moving the focus position smoothly to a registered position ([Focus Transition]) The camera moves focus from the current position to a pre-registered position. Set the mode dial to [ Select the menu. (P55) > [Creative Video] > [Focus Transition] > [Focus Pull Setting] > MENU [POS 1]/[POS 2]/[POS 3] Press [...
  • Page 179: Recording Motion Pictures That Pan And Zoom While Maintaining A Fixed Camera Position ([4k Live Cropping])

    7. Recording Motion Pictures • Any of the operations below will clear the focus position settings. To use them again, re-register focus positions. – Operating the camera on/off switch – Switching the Recording Mode – Zoom operation – Replacing the lens –...
  • Page 180 7. Recording Motion Pictures Button operation Touch operation Description of operation 3/4/2/1 Touching Moves the frame. Enlarges/reduces the frame. Pinching out/in (The range of settings allowed is from 1920k1080 to 3840k2160.) Returns the position of the frame to the center [DISP.] [Reset] and its size to the default setting.
  • Page 181 7. Recording Motion Pictures [Rec Format] and [Rec Quality] settings available for recording ∫ [Rec Format] [System Frequency] [Rec Quality] [AVCHD] [FHD/28M/60p] [59.94Hz (NTSC)] [FHD/20M/30p] [MP4] [FHD/28M/50p] [50.00Hz (PAL)] [FHD/20M/25p] [24.00Hz (CINEMA)] [FHD/8bit/100M/60p] [59.94Hz (NTSC)] [FHD/8bit/100M/30p] [FHD/8bit/100M/24p] [MP4 (LPCM)] [MOV] [FHD/8bit/100M/50p] [50.00Hz (PAL)] [FHD/8bit/100M/25p]...
  • Page 182: [creative Video] Menu

    7. Recording Motion Pictures [Creative Video] menu Set the functions available only for Creative Video Mode. Select the menu. (P55) > [Creative Video] MENU [Anamorphic(4:3)] You can perform recording suited to an anamorphic lens. Motion pictures in 4K resolution will be recorded with an aspect ratio of 4:3. Select the recording format that supports [Anamorphic(4:3)].
  • Page 183: [loop Recording (video)]

    7. Recording Motion Pictures [Loop Recording (video)] Even when recording uses up the card’s free space, the camera continues the recording by deleting the oldest segment of the recorded data. • Only available when [Rec Format] is set to [MP4 (LPCM)] or [MOV] in Creative Video Mode.
  • Page 184: [synchro Scan]

    7. Recording Motion Pictures [Synchro Scan] Fine-adjust the shutter speed to reduce flickering and horizontal stripes. • This function is available when [Exposure Mode] is set to either [S] or [M] in Creative Video Mode. Select the menu. (P55) > [Creative Video] >...
  • Page 185: Ss/gain Operation]

    7. Recording Motion Pictures Not available in these cases: • This function is not available in the following cases: – When [Photo Style] is set to [V-Log L] [SS/Gain Operation] You can switch the units of shutter speed values and gain (sensitivity) values. [SEC/ISO] Displays the shutter speed in seconds and the gain in ISO.
  • Page 186 7. Recording Motion Pictures [V-LogL View Assist] Apply LUT (Look-Up Table) data to the recording screen image when [Photo Style] is set to [V-Log L]. • This function becomes available only after being activated in [Activate] (P241) with an upgrade software key (DMW-SFU1: optional). •...
  • Page 187: Recording Motion Pictures Using A Connected External Device

    7. Recording Motion Pictures Recording Motion Pictures Using a Connected External Device External monitor/recorder (HDMI output during recording) You can connect the camera’s [HDMI] socket and an external monitor or recorder with an HDMI cable. HDMI output is controlled separately for recording and playback. This section describes the HDMI output control for recording.
  • Page 188 7. Recording Motion Pictures Connect the HDMI cable to the [HDMI] socket (8). B Leave some slack so that this section has a length of at least 10 cm (0.33 feet). • You can also connect the HDMI cable and ...
  • Page 189 7. Recording Motion Pictures Setting the output bit value for 4K/60p (4K/50p) ∫ > [Motion Picture] > [HDMI Rec Output] > MENU [4K/60p Bit Mode] ([4K/50p Bit Mode]) Settings: [4:2:2 10bit]/[4:2:0 8bit] • Motion pictures cannot be recorded to the card at [4:2:2 10bit] during HDMI output. •...
  • Page 190 7. Recording Motion Pictures • When [System Frequency] is set to [50.00Hz (PAL)]: Size/frame rate in [Rec Quality] [Down Convert] 4K/50.00p 4K/25.00p 1080/50.00p 1080/25.00p 1080/50.00i [AUTO] The output setting is determined by the connected device. [4K/25p] 4K/25.00p 4K/25.00p — — —...
  • Page 191 7. Recording Motion Pictures Applying LUT data to images that are output to an HDMI device ∫ Apply LUT (Look-Up Table) data to images that are output to an HDMI device when [Photo Style] is set to [V-Log L]. • This function becomes available only after being activated in [Activate] (P241) with an upgrade software key (DMW-SFU1: optional).
  • Page 192: External Microphone (optional)

    7. Recording Motion Pictures External Microphone (optional) Using a stereo shotgun microphone (DMW-MS2: optional) or stereo microphone (VW-VMS10: optional), you can record sounds with quality superior to those recorded with the built-in microphone. Using the stereo shotgun microphone (DMW-MS2: optional), you can switch between the gun (ultra-directional) recording and the wide range stereo recording.
  • Page 193: Wind Cut]

    7. Recording Motion Pictures Reducing the wind noise when using an external microphone ∫ The camera will effectively reduce the wind noise when recording sound with an external microphone. > [Motion Picture] > [Wind Cut] MENU Settings: [HIGH]/[STANDARD]/[LOW]/[OFF] • This item is available only when using an external microphone. •...
  • Page 194: Xlr Microphone Adaptor (optional)

    7. Recording Motion Pictures XLR Microphone Adaptor (optional) By attaching an XLR microphone adaptor (DMW-XLR1: optional) to the camera, you can use a commercially-available XLR microphone to enable the recording of superior-quality high-res/stereo sound. A Hot shoe B XLR microphone adaptor (DMW-XLR1: optional) C Commercially available XLR microphone Preparations: •...
  • Page 195: Headphone

    7. Recording Motion Pictures Headphone You can record motion pictures while hearing the sounds that are being recorded by connecting a commercially available headphones to this unit. A Headphone socket B Commercially available headphone • Do not use the headphone cables with the length of 3 m (9.8 feet) or more. •...
  • Page 196: 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 A Card slot • If you press and hold 2/1, you can play back the pictures in succession.
  • Page 197: 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, MP4 and MOV formats. • Motion pictures are displayed with the motion picture icon Press 3 to play back. A Motion picture recording time •...
  • Page 198: 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 199: 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 200: Displaying Multiple Screens (multi Playback)

    8. Playing Back and Editing Images Displaying multiple screens (Multi Playback) Rotate the rear dial left. 1 screen 12 screens 30 screens Calendar screen 1/98 display A Card slot • Playback is performed separately by card slot. You can switch the card selected for playback by pressing [Fn3].
  • Page 201: 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 saved at once with [6K/4K PHOTO Bulk 1/98...
  • Page 202 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 203: 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 204: Using Menu Functions

    Using Menu Functions Menu list Menus that are only available for P204 particular Recording Modes The following menus are displayed only for their corresponding Recording Modes: – [Intelligent Auto] – [Creative Video] – [Custom Mode] – [Creative Control] [Rec] P205 [Motion Picture] P221 [Custom]...
  • Page 205: [rec] Menu

    9. Using Menu Functions [Creative Control] menu • [Filter Effect] (P78) • [Simultaneous record w/o filter] (P78) [Rec] menu • [Aspect Ratio] (P205) • [Shading Comp.] (P215) • [Picture Size] (P206) • [Diffraction Compensation] (P216) • [Quality] (P207) • [Stabilizer] (P143) •...
  • Page 206: 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 207: 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 208: 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 color or picture quality of the effect to your desire. >...
  • Page 209 9. Using Menu Functions Adjusting the picture quality ∫ Press 2/1 to select the type of Photo Style. - 5 - 5 ±0 Press 3/4 to select the items, and then press 2/1 ±0 to adjust. ±0 ±0 ±0 DISP.カスタム登録 Increases the difference between the brightness and the darkness in the picture.
  • Page 210: Filter Settings]

    9. Using Menu Functions • You can select the Knee Mode setting when [Like709] is set. For details, refer to P175. Registering settings to [Custom1] to [Custom 4] ∫ Adjust the picture quality following step of “Adjusting the picture quality”, and then press [DISP.].
  • Page 211: Color Space]

    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 212: Highlight Shadow]

    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 213: I.dynamic]

    9. Using Menu Functions • The screen display can be switched by pressing [DISP.] on the brightness adjustment screen. • Turning off this unit will return the setting adjusted with back to the default setting. • When [Photo Style] is set to [Like709] or [V-Log L], setting is fixed to [ ] (Standard).
  • Page 214 9. Using Menu Functions [Red-Eye Removal] Applicable modes: When Red-Eye Reduction ([ ], [ ]) is selected, Red-Eye Removal is performed whenever the flash is used. The camera automatically detects red-eye and corrects the picture. > [Rec] > [Red-Eye Removal] MENU Settings: [ON]/[OFF] •...
  • Page 215: 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 216: Silent Mode]

    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 217 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 218 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 219: 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 minimize the loss of gradations in bright areas and dark areas when, for example, the contrast between the background and the subject is large.
  • Page 220: 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 221: [motion Picture] Menu

    9. Using Menu Functions [Motion Picture] menu • [Rec Format] (P163) • [Flkr Decrease] (P221) • [Rec Quality] (P163) • [Ex. Tele Conv.] (P148) • [Time Code] (P169) • [Digital Zoom] (P150) • [AFS/AFF] (P88) • [Picture Mode in Rec.] (P168) •...
  • Page 222: [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 minimizing the low-pitched sound when a strong wind is detected.
  • Page 223: [custom] Menu

    9. Using Menu Functions [Custom] menu [Exposure] [Monitor / Display] • [ISO Increments] (P224) • [Auto Review] (P228) • [Extended ISO] (P224) • [Monochrome Live View] (P228) • [Exposure Comp. Reset] (P224) • [Constant Preview] (P228) • [Peaking] (P228) [Focus / Release Shutter] •...
  • Page 224 9. Using Menu Functions > [Custom] > [Exposure] MENU [ISO Increments] You can adjust the ISO sensitivity settings for every 1/3 EV. Settings: [1/3 EV]/[1 EV] [Extended ISO] ISO sensitivity can be set up to minimum [ISO100]. • This function is not available in the following cases: –...
  • Page 225 9. Using Menu Functions [Quick AF] 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. • The battery will be consumed faster than usual. •...
  • Page 226 9. Using Menu Functions [Focus/Release Priority] Set whether to enable recording even when focus is not achieved with Auto Focus. • Different settings can be applied to different Focus Mode settings ([AFS/AFF], [AFC]). [FOCUS] Disables recording when focus is not achieved. Performs recording while controlling the balance between focusing and [BALANCE] shutter release timing.
  • Page 227 9. Using Menu Functions > [Custom] > [Operation] MENU [Q.MENU] If you select [CUSTOM], you can customize the Quick Menu settings. (P59) [Operation Lock Setting] Sets the control functions to be disabled with the function button [Operation Lock]. If you set one of the following items to [ON], the corresponding control functions will be disabled when the operation lock function is used.
  • Page 228: [monochrome Live View]

    9. Using Menu Functions > [Custom] > [Monitor / Display] MENU [Auto Review] Displays a picture immediately after it is taken. • [Duration Time (6K/4K PHOTO)] works only for 6K/4K photo recording, while [Duration Time (Post Focus)] works only for Post Focus recording. •...
  • Page 229: [center Marker]

    9. Using Menu Functions [Histogram] 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) and the number of pixels at each brightness level on the vertical axis.
  • Page 230: [zebra Pattern]

    9. Using Menu Functions [Zebra Pattern] Indicates parts that may become white saturated through overexposure in a zebra pattern. [ZEBRA1] [ZEBRA2] Select [SET] to set the brightness to be processed as a zebra pattern. • You can select a brightness value between [50%] and [105%]. In [Zebra 2], you can select [OFF].
  • Page 231 9. Using Menu Functions [Monitor Info. Disp.] Display the recording information screen. (P50) [Rec Area] This changes the angle of view during motion picture recording and still picture recording. • The recording area indicated is an approximation. • [Rec Area] is not available when recording is performed with the 6K/4K Photo or Post Focus function.
  • Page 232 9. Using Menu Functions [Face Recog.] 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. [ON] Enables the Face Recognition function.
  • Page 233 9. Using Menu Functions 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 234 9. Using Menu Functions [Profile Setup] 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] (P257).
  • Page 235: [setup] Menu

    9. Using Menu Functions [Setup] menu • [Online Manual] (P235) • [TV Connection] (P239) • [Cust.Set Mem.] (P84) • [System Frequency] (P240) • [Clock Set] (P39) • [Language] (P240) • [World Time] (P235) • [Version Disp.] (P240) • [Travel Date] (P236) •...
  • Page 236 9. Using Menu Functions • Press 3 if you are using Daylight Savings [ ]. (The time will move forward by 1 hour.) Press 3 once more to return to the normal time. • If you cannot find the travel destination in the areas displayed on the screen, set by the time difference from the home area.
  • Page 237 9. Using Menu Functions [Beep] This allows you to set the electronic sound and the electronic shutter sound. Settings: [Beep Volume]/[E-Shutter Vol]/[E-Shutter Tone] • When [Silent Mode] is set to [ON], [Beep Volume] and [E-Shutter Vol] are set to [OFF]. [Economy] The camera is automatically turned off if the camera has not been used for [Sleep Mode]...
  • Page 238: Monitor Luminance

    9. Using Menu Functions [Live View Mode] Set the frame rate of the recording screen (Live View screen). [30fps] Reduces the power consumption, extending the operating time. [60fps] Displays movements smoother. • When [Live View Mode] is set to [30fps] the image quality on the recording screen may be worse than when it is set to [60fps], but this does not affect the recorded image.
  • Page 239 9. Using Menu Functions [Eye Sensor] [Sensitivity] This will set the sensitivity of the eye sensor. This will set the method for switching between the monitor and viewfinder. [LVF/MON AUTO] (automatic switching between the monitor and [LVF/Monitor viewfinder)/ Switch] [LVF] (viewfinder)/[MON] (monitor) •...
  • Page 240: System Frequency]

    9. Using Menu Functions [System Frequency] You can change the system frequency of the motion pictures you record and play back. [59.94Hz (NTSC)] For regions where the TV broadcasting system is NTSC [50.00Hz (PAL)] For regions where the TV broadcasting system is PAL [24.00Hz (CINEMA)] This system frequency is for creating films •...
  • Page 241 9. Using Menu Functions [Activate] Use an Upgrade Software Key (DMW-SFU1: optional) to enable the extended functions of the camera. Settings: [Export Serial Code]/[Import Activation Code]/[Activation List] • Perform [Export Serial Code] or [Import Activation Code] using the card in the card slot [Folder / File settings] Set the folder and file name patterns in which images are to be saved.
  • Page 242 9. Using Menu Functions • Each folder can store up to 999 files. If the number exceeds 999 files, a new folder with an incremented folder number will be created automatically. • New folders cannot be created when there are folders numbered from 100 all the way up to 999.
  • Page 243 9. Using Menu Functions [Save/Restore Camera Setting] Save the camera’s setup information to the card. Since saved setup information can be imported to the camera, you can apply the same setup to more than one camera. • Save/load setup information using the card inserted to the card slot 1. Saves the camera’s setup information to the card.
  • Page 244: [custom] Menu

    9. Using Menu Functions [Reset] The following settings are reset to the default: – Recording settings – Setup settings ([Wi-Fi Setup] and [Bluetooth] settings) – Custom settings ([Face Recog.] and [Profile Setup] settings) – Setup/custom settings (except for [Wi-Fi Setup], [Bluetooth], [Face Recog.] and [Profile Setup]) •...
  • Page 245: [my Menu] Menu

    9. Using Menu Functions [Level Gauge Adjust.] Hold the camera in a horizontal position, and press [MENU/SET]. The [Adjust.] level gauge will be adjusted. [Level Gauge Restores the default level gauge setting. Value Reset] [My Menu] menu • [My Menu Setting] (P245) [My Menu Setting] Register frequently-used menus and display them in [My Menu].
  • Page 246: [playback] Menu

    9. Using Menu Functions [Playback] menu • [Slide Show] (P247) • [Text Stamp] (P257) • [Playback Mode] (P248) • [Copy] (P258) • [Protect] (P249) • [Resize] (P259) • [Rating] (P249) • [Cropping] (P260) • [Title Edit] (P250) • [Rotate] (P261) •...
  • Page 247 9. Using Menu Functions [Slide Show] You can play back the pictures you have taken in synchronization with music, and you can do this in sequence while leaving a fixed interval between each of the pictures. You can also put together a slide show composed of only still pictures, only motion pictures, etc.
  • Page 248 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 [Effect] picture to the next.
  • Page 249 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. (P246) • [999+] is displayed on the screen, if the total number of protects you set for a group pictures is more than 1000 pictures.
  • Page 250 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] (P257). > [Playback] > [Title Edit] MENU Select the picture. (P246) • [’] is displayed for pictures with titles already registered. Enter the text.
  • Page 251 For details, ask at your photo printing store. • When you set [Print Set] for a group pictures, the print setting for the number of prints will be applied to every picture in the group. For more information visit: http://panasonic.jp/dc/dpof_110/white_e.htm > [Playback] > [Print Set] MENU Select the picture.
  • Page 252: Playback [raw Processing]

    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 253 9. Using Menu Functions Press [MENU/SET] and set. • Refer to “How to set each item” on P253. 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]. How to set each item ∫...
  • Page 254 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 255 9. Using Menu Functions [Light Composition] Select multiple frames from 6K/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 256 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 257 9. Using Menu Functions [Text Stamp] You can stamp recording information on recorded images. LISA LISA LISA > [Playback] > [Text Stamp] MENU Select the picture. (P246) • [‘] 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 258 9. Using Menu Functions [Copy] Copy images on the card to the other card. > [Playback] > [Copy] MENU Press 3/4 to select [Copy Direction], and then press [MENU/SET]. Copies card slot 1 images to the card slot 2. Copies card slot 2 images to the card slot 1. Press 3/4 to select the copying method, and copy images.
  • Page 259 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 260 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 261 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 262 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 263 9. Using Menu Functions [Rotate Disp.] (The picture is automatically rotated and displayed.) This mode allows you to display pictures vertically if they were recorded holding the camera vertically. > [Playback] > [Rotate Disp.] > [ON] MENU Not available in these cases: •...
  • Page 264: Using The Wi-fi/bluetooth Function

    Using the Wi-Fi/Bluetooth function ® ® What you can do with the Wi-Fi /Bluetooth function Controlling with a Smartphone/Tablet (P274) • Recording with a smartphone (P275) • Playing back or saving images stored on the camera, or uploading them on social media sites (P277) Explore more enjoyment possibilities ®...
  • Page 265: Wi-fi Function/bluetooth Function

    10. Using the Wi-Fi/Bluetooth function Wi-Fi function/Bluetooth function Before Use ∫ • Set the clock before using the Wi-Fi/Bluetooth function. (P39) • 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 WIRELESS connection lamp ∫...
  • Page 266 10. Using the Wi-Fi/Bluetooth 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 [Change the Destination] a different Wi-Fi connection. [Change Settings for Sending Refer to P286...
  • Page 267: Connecting To A Smartphone/tablet

    Using the QR code to set up a connection P272 Manually entering a password to set up a connection • 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”...
  • Page 268: Using A Smartphones That Supports Bluetooth Low Energy

    10. Using the Wi-Fi/Bluetooth function Using a smartphones that supports Bluetooth low energy Follow a simple connection setup procedure (pairing) to connect to a smartphone that supports Bluetooth low energy. When pairing is set up, the camera also automatically connects to the smartphone via Wi-Fi. •...
  • Page 269 10. Using the Wi-Fi/Bluetooth function • The paired smartphone will be registered as a paired device after connected via Wi-Fi. • Pairing needs to be set up only for the first connection. For the second and subsequent connections: (P269) When connected via Bluetooth, the camera automatically makes a Wi-Fi connection. •...
  • Page 270: Using A Smartphone That Does Not Support Bluetooth Low Energy

    10. Using the Wi-Fi/Bluetooth function • [ ] is displayed on the recording screen during Bluetooth connection. If the Bluetooth function is enabled, but there is not connection, [ ] flashes. • Up to 16 smartphones can be registered. If you try to register more than 16 devices, the smartphone with the oldest registration history will be replaced.
  • Page 271 10. Using the Wi-Fi/Bluetooth 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]. (P305) Using the QR code to set up a connection ∫...
  • Page 272: Changing The Wi-fi Connection Method

    10. Using the Wi-Fi/Bluetooth function Manually entering a password to set up a connection ∫ On the camera Select the menu. (P55) > [Setup] > [Wi-Fi] > [Wi-Fi Function] > MENU [New Connection] > [Remote Shooting & View] A SSID and password B QR code •...
  • Page 273: Terminating The Wi-fi Connection

    10. Using the Wi-Fi/Bluetooth function When connecting via a wireless access point ([Via Network]): On the camera Select [Via Network]. • Follow the connection procedure described on P300 to connect the camera to a wireless access point. On your smartphone Turn on the Wi-Fi function in the smartphone’s setting menu.
  • Page 274: Controlling With A Smartphone/tablet

    10. Using the Wi-Fi/Bluetooth function Controlling with a Smartphone/Tablet Required wireless connectivity mode ∫ The wireless connectivity mode required varies depending on the function to be used after connecting to a smartphone. Wireless connectivity Support for Bluetooth low energy required Indicates that the function can be used with smartphones that Bluetooth support Bluetooth low energy.
  • Page 275: Taking Images Via A Smartphone (remote Recording)

    10. Using the Wi-Fi/Bluetooth function Turning off the camera with the smartphone ∫ 1 Select [ 2 Select [ OFF]. • When you turn on the camera with the smartphone, the status indicator will flash. • When [Remote Wakeup] is set to [ON], the Bluetooth function continues to operate even after the camera is turned off, thus causing the battery to drain.
  • Page 276 10. Using the Wi-Fi/Bluetooth function Changing the camera’s dial settings, etc. with your smartphone ∫ Set either the camera or the smartphone as the priority control device to be used during remote recording. Select the camera’s menu. (P55) > [Setup] > [Wi-Fi] > [Wi-Fi Setup] > [Priority of Remote Device] MENU Allows you to perform operations with both the camera and the smartphone during remote recording.
  • Page 277: Playing Back/saving Images Stored On The Camera, Or Uploading Them On Social Media Sites

    10. Using the Wi-Fi/Bluetooth function Playing back/saving images stored on the camera, or uploading them on social media sites Wireless connectivity required: Wi-Fi Connect to a smartphone. (P267) Operate the smartphone. • If the smartphone is already connected via Wi-Fi, proceed ...
  • Page 278: Transferring Recorded Images To A Smartphone Automatically

    10. Using the Wi-Fi/Bluetooth function Transferring recorded images to a smartphone automatically Wireless connectivity required: Bluetooth Wi-Fi The camera automatically transfers recorded images to a Bluetooth-connected smartphone via Wi-Fi. Make a Bluetooth connection to the smartphone. (P268) Select the camera’s menu. (P55) >...
  • Page 279: Backing Up Images To A Cloud Storage Automatically (auto Cloud Backup)

    The camera detects the connection between the smartphone and wireless access point and backs up images stored on the camera to a preset Cloud Storage. • Check the “FAQ/Contact us” on the following site for compatible Cloud Storage. http://lumixclub.panasonic.net/eng/c/lumix_faqs/  LUMIX CLUB Wi-Fi ...
  • Page 280 (P296) Connect to the “LUMIX CLUB” site using a smartphone or computer. http://lumixclub.panasonic.net/eng/c/ Enter your “LUMIX CLUB” login ID and password and log in to the service. • If you are required to register an email address, operate following the on-screen instructions.
  • Page 281 10. Using the Wi-Fi/Bluetooth function Running a backup Preparations: The following conditions are required to use Auto Cloud Backup: • Set the camera to a state in which it can be turned on with the smartphone (standby state). (P274) – Camera: [Bluetooth] and [Remote Wakeup] are set to [ON]. –...
  • Page 282: Recording Location Information To The Camera's Images

    10. Using the Wi-Fi/Bluetooth function Recording location information to the camera’s images Wireless connectivity required: Bluetooth The smartphone sends its location information to the camera via Bluetooth, and the camera performs recording while writing the acquired location information. A The smartphone acquires Bluetooth location information.
  • Page 283: Synchronizing The Camera's Clock With A Smartphone

    10. Using the Wi-Fi/Bluetooth function Synchronizing the camera’s clock with a smartphone Wireless connectivity required: Bluetooth Synchronize the clock and the time zone setting of the camera with those of a smartphone. Make a Bluetooth connection to the smartphone. (P268) Select the camera’s menu.
  • Page 284: Displaying Pictures On A Tv

    10. Using the Wi-Fi/Bluetooth 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 285: Sending Images

    10. Using the Wi-Fi/Bluetooth function Sending images When sending images, select the method for sending them after selecting [New Connection] in [Wi-Fi Function] in [Wi-Fi] in the [Setup] menu. Images that can be sent ∫ ¢1 6K/4K Burst File MP4(LPCM), ¢1, 2 Destination JPEG...
  • Page 286 10. Using the Wi-Fi/Bluetooth function Send Images Stored in the Camera Images can be selected and sent after recording. [Single Select] setting Select the picture. Select [Set]. [Multi Select] setting Select the picture. (repeat) • The setting is canceled when the picture is selected again.
  • Page 287: Sending Images To A Smartphone/tablet

    10. Using the Wi-Fi/Bluetooth function Sending images to a smartphone/tablet Preparations: • Install the “Image App” in advance. (P267) Select the menu. (P55) > [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 288: Printing Wirelessly

    10. Using the Wi-Fi/Bluetooth function Printing Wirelessly You can print pictures on printers that support PictBridge (wireless LAN) ¢ ¢ Compliant with the DPS over IP standards. • For details on the PictBridge (wireless LAN-compatible) printer, contact the respective company. Select the menu.
  • Page 289: Sending Images To Av Device

    10. Using the Wi-Fi/Bluetooth 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 290: Sending Images To Pc

    10. Using the Wi-Fi/Bluetooth function Sending images to PC Preparations: • Turn the computer on. • Prepare folders for receiving images on the PC. (P290) • If the workgroup of the destination PC has been changed from the standard setting, change the setting of this unit in [PC Connection].
  • Page 291 10. Using the Wi-Fi/Bluetooth function Sending images to the PC Select the menu. (P55) > [Setup] > [Wi-Fi] > [Wi-Fi Function] > [New Connection] > MENU [Send Images While Recording] or [Send Images Stored in the Camera] > [PC] Select [Via Network] or [Direct], and connect. (P299) Select the PC you want to connect to.
  • Page 292: 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 293 10. Using the Wi-Fi/Bluetooth function Registering web services • 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 294 10. Using the Wi-Fi/Bluetooth function Sending images in the camera to a web service with simple operations ∫ Display an image. Press 4. (When group pictures are selected, press 3, and select [Upload(Wi-Fi)] or [Upload All(Wi-Fi)].) • The same operation can be performed by touching [ (When group pictures are selected, select [Upload(Wi-Fi)] or [Upload All(Wi-Fi)] after touch [ ], [...
  • Page 295: When Sending Images To [cloud Sync. Service]

    10. Using the Wi-Fi/Bluetooth function When sending images to [Cloud Sync. Service] Using [Cloud Sync. Service] (As of February 2017) ∫ You need to register to “LUMIX CLUB” (P296) and configure the Cloud Sync. setting to send a picture to a Cloud Folder. For a PC, use “PHOTOfunSTUDIO ”...
  • Page 296: About The [lumix Club]

    ID. (P297) 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 297 10. Using the Wi-Fi/Bluetooth function Checking or changing the login ID or password ([Set Login ID]) Preparation: When using the acquired login ID, check the ID and password. To change the “LUMIX CLUB” password on the camera, access the “LUMIX CLUB” website from your smartphone or PC and change the “LUMIX CLUB”...
  • Page 298 10. Using the Wi-Fi/Bluetooth function Check the “LUMIX CLUB” terms of use Check the details if the terms of use have been updated. Select the menu. (P55) > [Setup] > [Wi-Fi] > [Wi-Fi Setup] > [LUMIX CLUB] > MENU [Terms of use] Delete your login ID and account from the “LUMIX CLUB”...
  • Page 299: About Wi-fi Connections

    10. Using the Wi-Fi/Bluetooth function About Wi-Fi connections When you use [New Connection], select the connection method to set up a connection. (See below.) On the other hand, when you use [Select a destination from History] or [Select a destination from Favorite], the camera connects to the selected device with the previously-used settings.
  • Page 300: Connecting Via A Wireless Access Point (via The Network)

    10. Using the Wi-Fi/Bluetooth function Connecting via a wireless access point (via the network) Press the WPS button on the wireless access point to set up a connection. Press the wireless access point e.g.: WPS button until it switches to WPS mode.
  • Page 301 10. Using the Wi-Fi/Bluetooth function If you are not sure about the WPS compatibility (connecting by [From List]) • Confirm encryption key of the selected wireless access point if the network authentication is encrypted. Select the wireless access point you are connecting •...
  • Page 302: Connecting The Camera And Another Device Directly (direct Connection)

    10. Using the Wi-Fi/Bluetooth function Connecting the camera and another device directly (direct connection) [WPS (Push-Button)] On the camera, select [WPS (Push-Button)]. Set the device to WPS mode. • You can wait longer for a connection by pressing [DISP.] on this [WPS Connection] unit.
  • Page 303: 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/Bluetooth 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 favorites.
  • Page 304 10. Using the Wi-Fi/Bluetooth function Editing the items registered to favorites 1 Select the menu. (P55) > [Setup] > [Wi-Fi] > [Wi-Fi Function] > MENU [Select a destination from Favorite] 2 Select the favorite history you want to edit, and then press 1. [Remove from Favorite] —...
  • Page 305: [wi-fi Setup] Menu

    10. Using the Wi-Fi/Bluetooth 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. (P55) > [Setup] > [Wi-Fi] > [Wi-Fi Setup] MENU [Priority of Remote Device] Sets either the camera or the smartphone as the priority control device to be used during remote recording.
  • Page 306 10. Using the Wi-Fi/Bluetooth function [Device Name] You can change the name (SSID) of this unit. 1 Press [DISP.]. 2 Enter the desired device name. • For information on how to enter characters, refer to P64. • A maximum of 32 characters can be entered. [Wi-Fi Function Lock] To prevent incorrect operation and use of the Wi-Fi function by a third party and to protect saved personal information, protect the Wi-Fi function with a password.
  • Page 307: Connecting To Other Equipment

    • When [System Frequency] is set to a broadcasting system different from that of your region, images may not be played back correctly. • You can also insert the card into a Panasonic TV equipped with SD card slots that supports 4K motion picture, and play back 4K motion pictures recorded with [Rec Format] set to [MP4].
  • Page 308: 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 cable. Preparations: Turn this unit and the TV off. Connect the camera and a TV. •...
  • Page 309: 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 cable for automatic linked operations.
  • Page 310: 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 311: 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_pfs10xe.html (This Site is English only.) • Download expiration: March 2022 • Operating environment Windows ®...
  • Page 312: Silkypix Developer Studio

    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 313: Transferring Images To A Pc

    11. Connecting to other equipment Transferring images to a PC Preparations: Install “PHOTOfunSTUDIO ” to the PC. (P311) Connect the computer and camera with the USB connection cable (supplied). • Please turn on this unit and your PC before connecting. •...
  • Page 314 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 315: 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 316: 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 317 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 318: 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 319: Others

    Others Optional accessories Battery Grip (optional) Using a battery grip (DMW-BGGH5: optional) improves ease of operation and grip when held vertically. Installing a spare battery will allow you to record for a longer time. Setting a priority for the use of spare batteries ∫...
  • Page 320 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). • Always use a genuine Panasonic AC adaptor (optional).
  • Page 321: 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  8bit 24 p   × × MINI MINI MINI MINI Fn10 Fn10 Fn10...
  • Page 322 12. Others A › Quality (P207) AF area (P86, AFS AFF AFC MF Focus Mode (P88, 101) Spot metering target (P212) Focus Bracket (P141) Center marker display (P229) Post Focus (P128) Self-timer (P133) Mic level display (P170) š AF Mode (P91) Ø...
  • Page 323 12. Others White Balance Bracket, White Touch tab (P227) Balance Bracket (Color Touch zoom (P152) Temperature) (P142) Touch Shutter (P53) White Balance Fine Adjustment × × (P111) Touch AE (P54) AWBc VÐî White Balance (P109) Peaking (P228) Ñ Function button (P61) Color (P69)
  • Page 324 12. Others In recording On-monitor recording information  1/60 Single (P112) Burst (P113)  AUTO 6K/4K Photo (P116)  Post Focus (P128)  Self-timer (P133) AFS AFF AFC MF Focus Mode (P88, 101) š AF Mode (P91) Recording Mode (P44) Ø...
  • Page 325 12. Others In recording On-monitor recording information ([Video-Priority Display]) IRIS SHUTTER  1/60 Recording Mode (P44) EXPS EXPS LongGOP 420/8 LMT ON Exposure compensation value  FHD 100M (P105) 24 p Brightness (P69) PHOTO STYLE  AUTO Manual Exposure Assistance (P74) Motion picture recording display (stopped)
  • Page 326 12. Others In playback Variable Frame Rate (P176) 100%   Quality (P207) A › 1/98 1/98 1/98 Battery indication (P22) Battery Grip (P319)   Card slot (P28) 1/98 Picture number/Total pictures  F3.5 F3.5 F3.5 60 60 60 Connected to Wi-Fi Number of group pictures Playback Mode...
  • Page 327: Lens Information Display

    12. Others In playback Detailed information display Histogram display 5500 STD.   F3.5 F3.5  2017.12. 1 10:00 2017.12. 1 10:00  100-0001 100-0001 Photo style, Highlight shadow display White balance display 5500K F3.5 F3.5 2017.12. 1 10:00 2017.12. 1 10:00 100-0001 100-0001 Lens information display...
  • Page 328: 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 (P31) on this unit after saving necessary data on a PC, etc.
  • Page 329 (P243) [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. • If the battery terminal is dirty, clean it and remove any objects.
  • Page 330: Troubleshooting

    12. Others Troubleshooting First, try out the following procedures (P330 to P338). If the problem is not resolved, it may be improved by selecting [Reset] (P244) the [Setup] menu. Battery and power source When I shake the camera, I hear a rattling sound from the camera. •...
  • Page 331 12. Others Multiple pictures are taken at one time. • Check the drive mode setting. (P112) • Are you using the bracket function? (P139) The subject is not focused properly. • The subject is beyond the focus range of the camera. •...
  • Page 332 12. Others Stripes appear in high ISO sensitivity. • Stripes may appear in high ISO sensitivity or depending on the lens you use. > Decrease the ISO sensitivity. (P107) The brightness or the hue of the recorded picture is different from the actual scene.
  • Page 333 12. Others In motion pictures, abnormal clicking and buzzing sounds are recorded. The recorded sound is very quiet. • With recording in a quiet environment, depending on the lenses used, the sound of aperture and focus actions may be recorded in motion pictures. Focus operation can be set to [OFF] in [Continuous AF] (P167).
  • Page 334 12. Others Monitor and viewfinder do not switch when [LVF] is pressed. • It is only displayed on the monitor when the camera is connected to a PC or printer. Unevenly bright parts or irregular colors appear on the Viewfinder. •...
  • Page 335 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 336 12. Others The PC is not recognized 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 recognized. In [PC Connection] of the [Wi-Fi Setup] menu, change the workgroup name to that of the PC you are connecting to.
  • Page 337 (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. • If the [Access] displayed on the monitor does not disappear, disconnect the USB connection cable after turning this unit off.
  • Page 338 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 339: 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 340 12. Others When using in a cold climate or at low temperatures • It may cause injury to the skin if you directly touch the metal parts of the unit in places where temperature is very low [environments under 0 oC (32 oF), such as ski resorts or places at high altitude] for a long period of time.
  • Page 341 • Do not let the blower brush touch the image sensor as the image sensor may get scratched. • Do not use any objects except a blower brush to clean the image sensor. • If you cannot remove the dirt or dust with the blower, consult the dealer or Panasonic. For care of the viewfinder/Eye cup ∫...
  • Page 342 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. Battery The battery is a rechargeable lithium ion battery.
  • Page 343 • 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 344 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 345 There is the risk that the camera violates the radio wave regulations if used in countries other than those where this camera is sold, and Panasonic takes no responsibility for any violations. There is the risk that data sent and received via radio waves may be intercepted ∫...
  • Page 346 Corporation. • Dolby, Dolby Audio, and the double-D symbol are trademarks of Dolby Laboratories. • HDAVI Control™ is a trademark of Panasonic Corporation. • Adobe is a trademark or registered trademark of Adobe Systems Incorporated in the United States and/or other countries.
  • Page 347 ® word mark and logos are registered trademarks owned by Bluetooth SIG, Inc. and any use of such marks by Panasonic Corporation is under license. Other trademarks and trade names are those of their respective owners. • The Wi-Fi CERTIFIED™ Logo is a certification mark of ®...

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