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DC-G9
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   Summary of Contents for Panasonic Lumix DC-G9

  • Page 1: Operating Instructions

    Operating Instructions for advanced features Digital Camera DC-G9 Model No. Please read these instructions carefully before using this product, and save this manual for future use. Message Display P321 Troubleshooting P323 Finding the information you need Contents Contents by Function Menu list P184 DVQP1406ZA...
  • Page 2: Finding The Information You Need

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

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

    Contents Finding the information you need................2 How to use this manual.....................3 Contents by Function ....................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 Assigning Frequently-Used Functions to Buttons/Lever (Function Buttons/Function Lever) ................60 • Assigning functions to function buttons ............60 • Using the function buttons during recording ...........61 • Using the function buttons during playback............62 • Assigning a function to the function lever ............63 Entering Text ......................64 3.
  • Page 6 5. 6K/4K Photo and Drive Settings Select a Drive Mode....................114 Taking Pictures using Burst Mode.................115 Recording 6K/4K Photos..................119 • Notes on the 6K/4K Photo function ..............122 Selecting pictures from 6K/4K burst file and saving..........125 • Correcting 6K/4K Photos After Recording (Post-Recording Refinement) ..126 •...
  • Page 7 7. Recording Motion Pictures Recording Motion Picture..................164 • Setting the format, size and frame rate ............166 • How to set focus when recording a motion picture ([Continuous AF]) ..167 • Recording still pictures while recording motion pictures.......168 • Displaying/setting the sound input level ............169 •...
  • Page 8 • Turning on/off the camera with a smartphone ..........260 • Taking images via a smartphone (remote recording) ........261 • Operating the shutter button with a smartphone via a Bluetooth connection alone ..................262 • Playing back/saving images stored on the camera, or uploading them on social media sites..................263 •...
  • Page 9 12. Others Optional accessories.....................309 Monitor Display/Viewfinder Display...............313 Status LCD Indications..................319 Message Display....................321 Troubleshooting ....................323 Cautions for Use ....................332...
  • Page 10: Contents By Function

    Contents by Function Recording Recording Picture Quality and Colour Tone Recording Mode ......[Sensitivity]........P109 [Preview].......... [White Balance]......P111 [Time Lapse Shot] ......P137 [Picture Size]........P186 [Stop Motion Animation] ....P138 [Quality]..........P187 Aperture Bracket ......P143 [Photo Style] ........P188 Focus Bracket ....... P143 [Filter Settings] .......P190 [High Resolution Mode] ....
  • Page 11 Motion Picture Motion Picture [Wind Noise Canceller] ....P204 [Rec Quality] ........P166 [Lens Noise Cut] ......P204 Recording still pictures while Monitoring recording motion pictures ....P168 [Sound Output].......P205 Creative Video Mode Screen settings [High Speed Video] ....... P173 [Mic Level Disp.] ......P169 [4K Live Cropping] ......P174...
  • Page 12 Playback Playback Edit Picture playback ......P176 [6K/4K PHOTO Bulk Saving] ..P126 Motion picture playback....P177 Focus Stacking ......P133 Playback Zoom......P179 [RAW Processing]......P238 Multi Playback ....... P180 [Light Composition] ......P241 Delete ..........P183 [Clear Retouch] ......P242 [Auto Review] ........ P212 [Resize]..........P245 [Slide Show] ........
  • Page 13: Before Use

    C to 0 C (14 oF to 32 oF)): – Attach a Panasonic interchangeable lens with a minimum recommended operating temperature of s10 oC (14 oF) before use. Do not place your hands inside the mount of the digital camera body. Since the sensor unit is a precision apparatus, it may cause a malfunction or damage.
  • 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 ∫ 30 29 Hot shoe (Hot shoe cover) (P155) Charging lamp (P24)/ • Keep the hot shoe cover out of reach of WIRELESS connection lamp (P251) children to prevent swallowing. Motion picture button (P164) Mode dial...
  • Page 17 (P312) Eye cup (P334) • When using an AC adaptor, ensure that the Speaker (P222) Panasonic DC coupler (optional) and AC adaptor (optional) are used. Joystick (P48)/Function button (P60) Centre (Fn11)/3 (Fn12)/1 (Fn13)/4 (Fn14)/ Cover for the battery grip connector...
  • Page 18 1. Before Use Lens ∫ H-ES12060 H-FS12060 Contact point Lens surface Lens mount rubber (P335) Focus ring (P103) Lens fitting mark (P33) Zoom ring (P149) O.I.S. switch (P145) [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 catalogues/Web pages for most current information regarding compatible lenses. http://panasonic.jp/support/global/cs/dsc/ (This Site is English only.) • The focal lengths marked on a Micro Four Thirds lens are equivalent to twice those of a 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 ...
  • Page 21: Charging The Battery

    To ensure that safe products are used, we recommend that a genuine Panasonic battery pack is used. • The battery is not charged when the camera is shipped. Charge the battery before use.
  • Page 22 2. Getting Started/Basic Operations [CHARGE] indicator ∫ Charging. Off: Charging has completed. (After charging is complete, disconnect the AC adaptor (supplied) from the power outlet and remove the battery.) • 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: 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.
  • Page 24: Charging The Battery With The Camera

    2. Getting Started/Basic Operations Charging the battery with the camera • Use the dedicated AC adaptor (supplied), USB connection cable (supplied) and battery. • The battery cannot be charged when inserted in the battery grip (optional). Camera conditions Charge Turned off ±...
  • Page 25 2. Getting Started/Basic Operations [CHARGE] indicator ∫ Lit red: Charging. Off: Charging has completed. (When charging is complete, disconnect the camera from the power outlet or computer.) • When the charging lamp flashes – Reconnect the USB connection cable (supplied) in a location where the ambient temperature (and the temperature of battery) is in a 10 oC to 30 oC (50 oF to 86 oF) range, and try charging again.
  • Page 26 2. Getting Started/Basic Operations About the power supply If you connect the camera to a power outlet or PC while the camera is turned on, power can be supplied via the USB connection cable (supplied). • Insert the battery into this unit. •...
  • Page 27: Approximate Operating Time And Number Of Recordable Pictures

    • The numbers of recordable pictures listed here are based on the 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 28 2. Getting Started/Basic Operations [MP4] (Recording with picture quality set to [FHD/28M/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. 130 min Actual recordable time Approx.
  • Page 29: Inserting/removing The Card (optional)

    2. Getting Started/Basic Operations Inserting/Removing the Card (Optional) • Check that this unit is turned off. Slide the card door to open it. Push it securely all the way until you hear a   click while being careful about the direction in which you insert it.
  • 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 (initialisation)

    2. Getting Started/Basic Operations Formatting the card (initialisation) 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. > [Setup] > [Format] > [Slot 1]/[Slot 2] MENU •...
  • Page 32 2. Getting Started/Basic Operations • [MP4] Card capacity [Rec Quality] 16 GB 32 GB 64 GB 128 GB [4K/150M/60p] 12m00s 27m00s 56m00s 1h50m [4K/150M/50p] [4K/100M/30p] [4K/100M/25p] 19m00s 40m00s 1h20m 2h45m [4K/100M/24p] [FHD/28M/60p] 1h10m 2h25m 4h55m 9h55m [FHD/28M/50p] [FHD/20M/30p] 1h35m 3h15m 6h35m 13h15m [FHD/20M/25p]...
  • Page 33: 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 P333 when dirt or dust gets on the lens. Attaching the lens ∫...
  • Page 34 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. • When the lens is removed from the camera, dust and other particles may accumulate on or enter the camera or lens.
  • Page 35 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) Hold the lens hood by placing your fingers as...
  • Page 36 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 37: 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 38: 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. • If the language select screen is not displayed, proceed to step Press [MENU/SET]. Press 3/4 to select the language, and press [MENU/SET].
  • Page 39 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 ∫ >...
  • Page 40: 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 41: Using The Viewfinder

    2. Getting Started/Basic Operations Using the Viewfinder Diopter adjustment Rotate the diopter adjustment dial. • Adjust until you can see the characters displayed in the viewfinder clearly. Switching the Monitor/Viewfinder Press [LVF]. A [LVF] button B Eye sensor Automatic viewfinder/ Viewfinder display ¢...
  • Page 42: Shutter Button (taking Pictures)

    2. Getting Started/Basic Operations Change the display magnification of the viewfinder Press [V.MODE]. • The magnification factors that can be switched between differ depending on the [LVF/Monitor Disp. Set] setting in the [Custom] ([Monitor / Display]) menu. – [ ] (Viewfinder Style): Two levels –...
  • Page 43: 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 44: Front Dial/rear Dial

    2. Getting Started/Basic Operations Front Dial/Rear Dial Rotating: Selection of items or setting of values is performed during the various settings. • These operating instructions describe operations of the front dial/rear dial as follows: e.g.: When rotating the front dial to the left e.g.: When rotating the rear dial to the left or right or right...
  • Page 45 2. Getting Started/Basic Operations Temporarily changing the items assigned to the front/rear dials ([Dial Operation Switch]) Set a function button to [Dial Operation Switch]. (P60) Press the function button. • A guide will be displayed showing the items temporarily assigned to the front/rear dials. 98 98 98 •...
  • Page 46: Control Dial

    2. Getting Started/Basic Operations Control Dial Rotating: Selection of items or setting of values etc., is performed. • The operation of rotating the control dial is illustrated as below in these operating instructions. Example: When rotating the control dial to the left or right: Setting the operation methods of the dial ∫...
  • Page 47: Cursor Buttons/[menu/set] Button

    2. Getting Started/Basic Operations Assigns the Exposure Compensation to the front dial or rear [Exposure Comp.] dial so that you can directly adjust it. ] (Front Dial)/[ ] (Rear Dial)/[OFF] Sets the items to be assigned temporarily to the front/rear dials when you press the function button to which [Dial Operation Switch] is assigned.
  • Page 48: Joystick

    2. Getting Started/Basic Operations Joystick The joystick provides the same functions as the cursor buttons/[MENU/SET] button. Moving: Selection of items or setting of values etc., is performed. Pressing: Moving Pressing Confirmation of setting contents, etc., is performed. • In these operating instructions, the up, down, left and right of the joystick are expressed 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.]. In Recording Mode You can select separate screen display styles for the viewfinder and the monitor. > [Custom] > [Monitor / Display] > [LVF/Monitor Disp. Set] > [LVF MENU 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) 98 98 98 98 98 98 On-monitor Turned off recording ¢...
  • 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. F2.8 10:00 1.DEC.2018 100-0001 F2.8 ¢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 ∫ To touch and release the touch screen. Fn10 Fn10 Fn10 Drag ∫ A movement without releasing the touch screen. B B B Pinch (enlarge/reduce) ∫ Pinch the touch screen apart (enlarge) or together 2.0X 2.0X 2.0X...
  • Page 53: Taking Pictures Using The Touch Function

    2. Getting Started/Basic Operations Taking Pictures Using the Touch Function 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 [ Touch [ ×...
  • Page 54: Touch Ae]

    2. Getting Started/Basic Operations Touch AE Applicable modes: You can easily optimise the brightness for a touched position. When the face of the subject appears dark, you can brighten the screen according to the brightness of the face. Touch [ 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]. 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.
  • Page 56 2. Getting Started/Basic Operations Press [MENU/SET]. Touch operation Touch a menu selector icon, such as [ 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.
  • Page 57 2. Getting Started/Basic Operations • Menu items that are not available are displayed in grey. When a grey item is selected, if you press [MENU/SET], a message indicating that the item cannot be set is displayed along with the reason why it cannot be set under certain conditions. Close the menu ∫...
  • Page 58: Calling Frequently-used Menus Instantly (quick Menu)

    2. Getting Started/Basic Operations Calling frequently-used menus instantly (Quick Menu) Press [Q.MENU] to display the Quick Menu. Rotate the front dial to select the menu item. 50 p • Setting can also be performed by rotating the control dial. Rotate the rear dial to select the setting. 50 p Press [Q.MENU] to exit the menu once the setting is complete.
  • Page 59: Customising The Quick Menu Settings

    2. Getting Started/Basic Operations Customising the Quick Menu settings You can add a maximum of 15 preferred settings to the Quick Menu. > [Custom] > [Operation] > [Q.MENU] > [CUSTOM] MENU Press [Q.MENU] to display the Quick Menu. Press 4 to select [ ] and then press [MENU/SET].
  • Page 60: Assigning Frequently-used Functions To Buttons/lever (function Buttons/function Lever)

    2. Getting Started/Basic Operations Assigning Frequently-Used Functions to Buttons/Lever (Function Buttons/Function Lever) You can assign various features, such as recording functions, to specific buttons and icons as well as the function lever. Assigning functions to function buttons Select the menu. >...
  • Page 61: Using The Function Buttons During Recording

    2. Getting Started/Basic Operations Using the function buttons during recording You can use assigned functions by pressing a function button when recording. Using the buttons [Fn6] to [Fn10] (touch operations) ∫ Touch [ ]. Touch [Fn6], [Fn7], [Fn8], [Fn9] or [Fn10]. Fn10 Fn10 Fn10...
  • Page 62: Using The Function Buttons During Playback

    2. Getting Started/Basic Operations • With [Video Record], you can start/stop recording a motion picture in the same way as with the motion picture button. • When set to [Focus Area Set], it is possible to display the position setting screen of either AF area or MF Assist.
  • Page 63: Assigning A Function To The Function Lever

    2. Getting Started/Basic Operations • If you assign [Slot Change], a screen will be displayed, allowing you to switch the card slot for playback. • If you assign [6K/4K Photo Play], a screen will be displayed, allowing you to select the pictures to be extracted from a 6K/4K burst file and saved.
  • Page 64: Entering Text

    2. Getting Started/Basic Operations Entering Text Follow the steps below when the text entry screen is displayed. Press 3/4/2/1 to select text and then press [MENU/SET] to register. • To enter the same character again, rotate the control dial right to move the cursor. •...
  • 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 [ • At the time of purchase, the mode is set to Intelligent Auto Plus 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 the settings below while also using Intelligent Auto Mode for other settings. Intelligent Auto Plus Mode Intelligent Auto Mode Setting the brightness ± — Setting the colour tone — ±...
  • 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. > [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 Customised Colour, Defocus Control, And Brightness Settings

    3. Recording Modes Taking pictures with customised colour, defocus control, and brightness settings Recording Mode: Setting colour ∫ Press [ Rotate the rear dial to adjust colour. • To return to the recording screen, press [ ] again. • The colour setting will return to the default level (centre point) when this unit is turned off or the camera is switched B B B to another Recording Mode.
  • Page 70 3. Recording Modes Change the settings by using the touch screen 1 Touch [ 2 Touch the item you want to set. ]: Colour tone ]: Defocus level ]: Brightness 3 Drag the slide bar to set. • To return to the recording screen, press [MENU/SET]. •...
  • Page 71: Taking Pictures With Automatically Adjusted Aperture And Shutter Speed (programme Ae Mode)

    3. Recording Modes Taking Pictures with Automatically Adjusted Aperture and Shutter Speed (Programme AE Mode) Recording Mode: The camera automatically sets the shutter speed and the aperture value according to the brightness of the subject. You can take pictures with greater freedom by changing various settings in the [Rec] menu.
  • Page 72 3. Recording Modes Programme Shift ∫ You can change the preset aperture value and shutter speed without changing the exposure. This is called Programme Shift. It enables you to, for example, make the background more defocused by decreasing the aperture value or capture a moving subject more dynamically by slowing the shutter speed.
  • Page 73: 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 74: Aperture-priority Ae Mode

    3. Recording Modes Aperture-Priority AE Mode When you set the aperture value, the camera automatically optimises the shutter speed for the brightness of the subject. Set the mode dial to [ Set the aperture value by rotating the rear dial or the front dial.
  • Page 75: 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. A Exposure meter B Aperture value C Shutter speed...
  • Page 76 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 77: 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: • 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 78: 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 79: Taking Pictures With Different Image Effects (creative Control Mode)

    3. Recording Modes Taking Pictures with different image effects (Creative Control Mode) Recording Mode: You can set the effects to add by selecting example images and checking them on the screen. Set the mode dial to [ Press 3/4 to select the image effects (filters).
  • Page 80: Types Of Image Effects

    3. Recording Modes [Creative Control] menu ∫ Set the functions available only for Creative Control Mode. > [Creative Control] MENU [Filter Effect] Displays the image effect (filter) selection screen. [Simultaneous Allows you to set the camera to take a picture with and without an image effect simultaneously.
  • Page 81 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 82 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 centre position of the light source. •...
  • Page 83 3. Recording Modes Image effect Items that can be set [Monochrome] Colour Yellowish tinge Bluish tinge [Dynamic Contrast Low contrast High contrast Monochrome] [Rough Grittiness Less gritty Grittier Monochrome] [Silky Extent of defocus Weak defocus Strong defocus Monochrome] [Impressive Art] Freshness Black and white Pop colours...
  • Page 84: Setting Brightness

    3. Recording Modes Taking a picture with a blurred background (Defocus Control) Press [ ] to display the brightness setting screen. Press [Fn1] to display the setting screen. Rotate the rear dial to set. • To return to the recording screen, press [MENU/SET]. •...
  • Page 85: 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 Programme AE Mode is registered as the custom settings initially. Preparations: Set in advance the Recording Mode you wish to save and select the desired menu settings on the camera.
  • Page 86: Calling Up A Registered Set Of Custom Settings

    3. Recording Modes Calling up a registered set of custom settings 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 87: Focus, Brightness (exposure) And Colour Tone Settings

    Focus, Brightness (Exposure) and Colour tone Settings Adjusting Focus Automatically Set the focus mode lever to [AFS/AFF] or [AFC]. • The Focus Mode will be set. (P89) Press [ Press 2/1 to select AF Mode and then press [MENU/SET]. • The Auto Focus Mode will be set. (P92) Press the shutter button halfway.
  • Page 88 4. Focus, Brightness (Exposure) and Colour tone Settings • If you zoom in/out after focusing on a subject, the focus may lose its accuracy. In that case, re-adjust the focus. Subjects and recording conditions which are difficult to focus • Fast-moving subjects, extremely bright subjects or subjects without contrast. •...
  • Page 89: Setting The Focus Mode (afs/aff/afc)

    4. Focus, Brightness (Exposure) and Colour 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 90: Customising The Operation Settings Of Auto Focus For Picture Taking

    4. Focus, Brightness (Exposure) and Colour 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 91 4. Focus, Brightness (Exposure) and Colour 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. • To reset to the default settings, press [DISP.]. When the distance to the subject changes drastically, the camera re-adjusts the focus immediately.
  • Page 92: Setting The Auto Focus Mode

    4. Focus, Brightness (Exposure) and Colour 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 [ A person’s face, eyes, and body (the entire body or the upper half of the body) are automatically detected.
  • Page 93 4. Focus, Brightness (Exposure) and Colour tone Settings The camera keeps adjusting the focus and exposure automatically to the specified moving object. (Dynamic Tracking) (When [Metering Mode] is set to [ • Perform either of the following operations to lock ...
  • Page 94 4. Focus, Brightness (Exposure) and Colour tone Settings Displaying the AF area position in the magnification window (AF Point Scope) ∫ You can temporarily display the magnification window to check the AF area position and focus. • When using the [ ] or [ ] mode or a mode such as [ ] ([Custom Multi]), the centre area of...
  • Page 95 4. Focus, Brightness (Exposure) and Colour 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 This shape is convenient for taking...
  • Page 96 4. Focus, Brightness (Exposure) and Colour tone Settings When selecting [ Touch operation Drag your finger over the parts you want to set as AF areas. • To cancel the selection of a particular AF area, touch the area again. Button operation Press 3/4/2/1 to select the AF area, and then press [MENU/SET] to set (repeat).
  • Page 97: Specifying The Af Area Position

    4. Focus, Brightness (Exposure) and Colour tone Settings Specifying the AF area position Specifying the AF area position on the setting screen Specifying the AF area position with the joystick P100 Specifying the AF area position with the Touch Pad P101 Specifying the AF area position with the Touch Function P101...
  • Page 98: Specifying The Af Area Position On The Setting Screen

    4. Focus, Brightness (Exposure) and Colour 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. With [ ], you can set the lock-on position.
  • Page 99 4. Focus, Brightness (Exposure) and Colour 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 100: Specifying The Af Area Position With The Joystick

    4. Focus, Brightness (Exposure) and Colour tone Settings Specifying the AF area position with the joystick Applicable modes: Select the menu. > [Custom] > [Operation] > [Joystick Setting] > [D.FOCUS MENU Movement] Display the recording screen, and move the joystick 3/4/2/1 to move the AF area.
  • Page 101: Specifying The Af Area Position With The Touch Pad

    4. Focus, Brightness (Exposure) and Colour 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 102 4. Focus, Brightness (Exposure) and Colour tone Settings Optimising the focus for the touched position ([AF]) ∫ Touch the subject. Specify the person or eye to be brought into focus when you have selected a person indicated with an AF area. If you have selected any location where a person or eye is not located, move the AF area that operates in the same way as [Ø] to the selected location to display the size and position setting screen.
  • Page 103: Adjusting Focus Manually

    4. Focus, Brightness (Exposure) and Colour tone Settings Adjusting Focus Manually Applicable modes: Use this function when you want to fix the focus or when the distance between the lens and the subject is determined and you do not want to activate Auto Focus. Set the focus mode lever to [MF].
  • Page 104 4. Focus, Brightness (Exposure) and Colour tone Settings When using an interchangeable lens with no focus ring Press 1: Focuses on nearby subject Press 2: Focuses on distant subjects A Slide bar • Pressing and holding 2/1 will increase the focus speed.
  • Page 105: Manual Focus

    4. Focus, Brightness (Exposure) and Colour tone Settings Press the shutter button halfway. • You can also perform the same operation by pressing [MENU/SET]. • If you have enlarged the picture by rotating the focus ring or moving the focus lever, the assist screen will close approximately 10 seconds after the operation.
  • Page 106: Fixing The Focus And The Exposure (af/ae Lock)

    4. Focus, Brightness (Exposure) and Colour tone Settings Fixing the Focus and the Exposure (AF/AE Lock) Applicable modes: Lock the focus and exposure in advance to take pictures with the same focus and exposure settings while changing the composition. This is useful when you want to bring an edge of the screen into focus or there is a backlight, for example.
  • Page 107: Compensating The Exposure

    4. Focus, Brightness (Exposure) and Colour tone Settings Compensating the Exposure Applicable modes: Use this function when you cannot achieve appropriate exposure due to the difference in brightness between the subject and the background. Press [ Rotate the rear dial to compensate the exposure.
  • Page 108 4. Focus, Brightness (Exposure) and Colour 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 109: Setting The Light Sensitivity

    4. Focus, Brightness (Exposure) and Colour tone Settings Setting the Light Sensitivity Applicable modes: This allows the sensitivity to light (ISO sensitivity) to be set. Press [ Select the ISO sensitivity by rotating the rear dial. AUTO AUTO LIMIT LIMIT •...
  • Page 110 4. Focus, Brightness (Exposure) and Colour tone Settings The ISO sensitivity is automatically adjusted according to the brightness. AUTO • Maximum [ISO3200] ¢1 The camera automatically sets the optimum ISO sensitivity and shutter speed to suit the movement of the subject and brightness of the scene to minimise the jitter of the subject.
  • Page 111: Adjusting The White Balance

    4. Focus, Brightness (Exposure) and Colour tone Settings Adjusting the White Balance Applicable modes: White Balance adjusts the colour of white according to the light source to make the overall colour hue closer to what is seen by the eye. Press [ Rotate the rear dial or front dial to select the White Balance.
  • Page 112 4. Focus, Brightness (Exposure) and Colour 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 centre of the screen, and press [MENU/SET].
  • Page 113: Finely Adjusting The White Balance

    4. Focus, Brightness (Exposure) and Colour tone Settings Finely adjusting the White Balance You can finely adjust the White Balance when you cannot acquire the desired hue by setting the White Balance. Select the White Balance and then press 4. Press 3/4/2/1 to fine-adjust the White Balance.
  • Page 114: Select A Drive Mode

    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 115: Taking Pictures Using Burst Mode

    5. 6K/4K Photo and Drive Settings Taking Pictures using Burst Mode Applicable modes: Pictures are taken continuously while the shutter button is pressed. • You can apply different Burst Mode settings to [ ] (Burst Shot 1) and [ ] (Burst Shot 2) by setting [Burst Shot 1 Setting] and [Burst Shot 2 Setting] in the [Rec] menu.
  • Page 116 ¢2 When the Focus Mode is set to [AFF] or [AFC] ¢3 Number of recordable pictures ¢4 When recording is performed under the test conditions specified by Panasonic. Depending on recording conditions, the number of burst pictures that can be taken will be reduced.
  • Page 117 5. 6K/4K Photo and Drive Settings • The table below shows the numbers of pictures that can be taken with [SH2 PRE] and [SH1 PRE] before the shutter button is pressed fully. Focus Mode [SH2 PRE] [SH1 PRE] [AFS]/[MF] 24 pictures 8 pictures [AFF]/[AFC] 8 pictures...
  • Page 118 5. 6K/4K Photo and Drive Settings Notes on exposure in Burst Mode ∫ [SH2]/[SH1]/[SH2 PRE]/ Focus mode [M]/[L] [SH1 PRE]/[H] The exposure is fixed to the level of the [AFS] first picture The exposure is adjusted for each The exposure is adjusted for each [AFF]/[AFC] frame ¢...
  • Page 119: 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 120 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 121 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 122: Notes On The 6k/4k Photo Function

    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. > [Rec] > [6K/4K PHOTO] > [Pre-Burst Recording] MENU Settings: [ON]/[OFF] •...
  • Page 123 5. 6K/4K Photo and Drive Settings Scenes not suitable ∫ Recording in extremely bright locations or indoors When subjects are recorded in an extremely bright place or under fluorescent/LED lighting, the colour tone or brightness of the image may change, or horizontal stripes may appear on the screen.
  • Page 124 5. 6K/4K Photo and Drive Settings • The following menu items are disabled: [Intelligent Auto] [iHandheld Night Shot]/[iHDR] [Creative Control] [Simultaneous Record w/o Filter] [Picture Size]/[Quality]/[AFS/AFF]/ [AF Custom Setting(Photo)] ([6K/4K Burst(S/S)] only)/ [Rec] [Color Space]/[Flash]/[Long Shtr NR]/[Shutter Type]/[Shutter Delay]/ [Bracket]/[HDR] [Custom] [Rec Area]/[Face Recog.]/[Profile Setup] [Setup]...
  • Page 125: 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 Select an image with the [ ] or [ ] icon on the playback screen, and press 3. • You can also perform the same operation by touching the icon [ or [ •...
  • Page 126: Correcting 6k/4k Photos After Recording (post-recording Refinement)

    5. 6K/4K Photo and Drive Settings Saving pictures taken with the 6K/4K Photo function at once ([6K/4K PHOTO Bulk ∫ Saving]) You can save pictures of a 6K/4K burst file that were extracted from any 5 second period at once. Select the menu.
  • Page 127: Operations During Selecting Pictures

    5. 6K/4K Photo and Drive Settings Operations during selecting pictures Navigating the slide view screen ∫ Position of the displayed frame Button Touch Description of operation operation operation Selects a frame. Dragging/ • To change the frames displayed in slide view, select the 2/1/ frame at the left/right end, and touch [ ] or [...
  • Page 128 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 129 • 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 130: 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. After the recording, you can select the desired focus point for the picture to be saved. This function is suited for recording still objects.
  • Page 131 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. Recording is not possible in this case.
  • Page 132: Selecting The Desired Focus Area And Saving A Picture

    5. 6K/4K Photo and Drive Settings Not available in these cases: • The Post Focus function is disabled when using the following settings: – [Rough Monochrome]/[Silky Monochrome]/[Miniature Effect]/[Soft Focus]/[Star Filter]/ [Sunshine] (Creative Control Mode) – When recording in [High Resolution Mode] –...
  • Page 133: 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) A Focus: closer B Focus: farther away Touch [ ] in step of “Selecting the desired focus area and saving a picture”. • You can also perform the same operation by pressing [Fn1]. Touch the merging method.
  • Page 134 5. 6K/4K Photo and Drive Settings Touch [ ] to merge the pictures and save the resulting picture. • The picture will be saved in JPEG format. Recording information (Exif information) of the original picture with the closest focus distance, including the shutter speed, aperture, and ISO sensitivity, will also be recorded to the new picture.
  • Page 135: 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 136: 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 137: Taking Pictures Automatically At Set Intervals ([time Lapse Shot])

    5. 6K/4K Photo and Drive Settings Taking Pictures Automatically at Set Intervals ([Time Lapse Shot]) The camera can automatically take pictures of subjects such as animals or plants as time elapses and create a motion picture. Set the drive mode dial to [ Display the setup screen.
  • Page 138: Creating Stop Motion Pictures ([stop Motion Animation])

    5. 6K/4K Photo and Drive Settings Changing the Time Lapse Shot settings ∫ You can change the settings in [Time Lapse/Animation] in the [Rec] menu. • This function is not for use in a security camera. • [Time Lapse Shot] is paused in the following cases. –...
  • Page 139 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 140: 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]. [Rec Quality] Sets the quality of a motion picture.
  • Page 141: 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. > [Rec] > [Bracket]> [Bracket Type] MENU Press the shutter button to perform recording while Exposure Bracket...
  • Page 142: 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 in Burst Mode (only when [Burst Shot Setting] is set to [SH2]/[SH1]/[SH2 PRE]/[SH1 PRE]) –...
  • Page 143: Aperture Bracket

    5. 6K/4K Photo and Drive Settings Aperture Bracket Recording Mode: About [More Settings] (step in P141) ∫ [3], [5]: Takes a specified number of pictures with different aperture [Image Count] values within the range based on the initial aperture value. [ALL]: Takes pictures using all aperture values.
  • Page 144: White Balance Bracket

    5. 6K/4K Photo and Drive Settings • Pictures taken with Focus Bracket are displayed as a set of group pictures. • 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. White Balance Bracket About [More Settings] (step in P141)
  • Page 145: Stabiliser, Zoom And Flash

    • The image stabilisers to be activated differ depending on your lens. The icon for the currently activated image stabiliser is displayed on the recording screen. When recording When taking pictures motion pictures Panasonic lenses compatible with Dual I.S. Mode (Based on the Micro Four Thirds System Lens + Body standard) Lens + Body (Dual I.S.) (...
  • Page 146: Flash

    6. Stabiliser, Zoom and Flash Preventing jitter (camera shake) When the jitter alert [ ] appears, use [Stabilizer], a tripod, the self-timer or the shutter remote control (DMW-RSL1: optional). • 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 147: Setting The Focal Length Of A Lens

    6. Stabiliser, Zoom and Flash Allows you to enhance the image stabilisation effect during motion picture recording. This effect can keep the motion blur in the composition minimal when you want to perform recording from a fixed perspective. [ON]/[OFF] • This effect works only during recording. [ ] is displayed on the recording screen.
  • Page 148: Axis Hybrid Image Stabiliser

    6. Stabiliser, Zoom and Flash • The Image Stabiliser may produce operational sound or cause vibration during its operation, but these are not malfunctions. • It is recommended to disable the Image Stabiliser when using a tripod. • The stabiliser function may not be effective in the following cases. Be careful of camera jitter when you press the shutter button.
  • Page 149: Taking Pictures With The Zoom

    6. Stabiliser, Zoom and Flash Taking Pictures with the Zoom Optical zoom Applicable modes: You can zoom-in to make people and objects appear closer or zoom-out to record landscapes, etc. T side: Enlarges distant subject W side: Widens angle of view Rotate the zoom ring.
  • Page 150: Raising The Telescopic Effect

    6. Stabiliser, Zoom and Flash Raising the telescopic effect [Ex. Tele Conv.] Applicable modes: Extra Tele Conversion enables you to take pictures that are further enlarged without deteriorating the picture quality. 1.4k: [ 2.0k: [ When taking [Ex. Tele Conv.] 1.4k: When recording 6K/4K photos ¢...
  • Page 151: Flash

    6. Stabiliser, Zoom and Flash Increasing the zoom magnification in steps ∫ • This can be used only when recording pictures. Select the menu. > [Rec] > [Ex. Tele Conv.] > [ZOOM] MENU Set a function button to [Zoom Control]. (P60) Press the function button.
  • Page 152: Flash

    6. Stabiliser, Zoom and Flash • If you assign [Ex. Tele Conv.] to [Fn Button Set] in the [Custom] ([Operation]) menu, you can display the Extra Tele Conversion setting screen for both pictures and motion pictures by pressing the assigned function button. While this screen is displayed, you can change the [Picture Size] setting by pressing [DISP.].
  • Page 153: Flash

    6. Stabiliser, Zoom and Flash Changing the settings for a power zoom lens Applicable modes: Sets the screen display and lens operations when using an interchangeable lens that is compatible with power zoom (electrically operated zoom). • This may only be selected when using a lens that is compatible with power zoom (electrically operated zoom).
  • Page 154: Zooming Using Touch Operations (touch Zoom)

    6. Stabiliser, Zoom and Flash Zooming using touch operations (Touch zoom) (Optical Zoom and Extra Tele Conversion for still picture recording are operable) • If you are using an interchangeable lens not supporting power zoom (H-ES12060/H-FS12060), you can only operate Extra Tele Conversion for pictures by setting [Ex. Tele Conv.] to [ZOOM]. Touch [ ].
  • Page 155: Taking Pictures With The External Flash (optional)

    6. Stabiliser, 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 156: Flash

    6. Stabiliser, 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 157: Setting The Flash Functions

    6. Stabiliser, Zoom and Flash Setting the Flash Functions • [Flash] in the [Rec] menu is available only when an external flash is attached. Changing the firing mode Applicable modes: Select whether to set the flash output automatically or manually. •...
  • Page 158: Changing Flash Mode

    6. Stabiliser, Zoom and Flash Changing Flash Mode Applicable modes: Set the flash to match the recording. > [Rec] > [Flash] > [Flash Mode] MENU The flash is activated every time regardless ([Forced Flash of the recording conditions. On]) ‰ •...
  • Page 159: Setting To The 2nd Curtain Synchro

    6. Stabiliser, Zoom and Flash Available flash settings by Recording Mode ∫ The available flash settings depend on the Recording Mode. (±: Available, —: Not available) Recording Mode ‰ Œ Programme AE Mode ± ± ± ± ± Aperture-Priority AE Mode Shutter-Priority AE Mode —...
  • Page 160: Adjust The Flash Output

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

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

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

    Recording Motion Pictures Recording Motion Picture Applicable modes: This camera can record full high definition motion pictures compatible with the AVCHD format or motion pictures recorded in MP4. In addition, the camera can record 4K motion pictures in MP4. Audio will be recorded in stereo. Start recording by pressing the motion picture button.
  • Page 165 7. Recording Motion Pictures • When the ambient temperature is high or motion picture is recorded continuously, the camera may display [ ] and stop the recording to protect itself. Wait until the camera cools down. • In Creative Video Mode, motion pictures are recorded at the selected ISO sensitivity; in other modes, they are recorded using [AUTO] (for motion pictures).
  • Page 166: Setting The Format, Size And Frame Rate

    7. Recording Motion Pictures Setting the format, size and frame rate Select the menu. > [Motion Picture] > [Rec Format] MENU This data format is suitable for when playing back on a high-definition TV, [AVCHD] etc. [MP4] This data format is suitable for when playing back on a PC, etc. Press 3/4 to select [Rec Quality] and then press [MENU/SET].
  • Page 167: How To Set Focus When Recording A Motion Picture ([continuous Af])

    7. Recording Motion Pictures • The higher the Bit rate value is, the higher the picture quality becomes. Since the camera employs the VBR recording method, the bit rate is changed automatically depending on the subject to record. As a result, the recording time is shortened when a fast-moving subject is recorded.
  • Page 168: 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: Displaying/setting The Sound Input Level

    7. Recording Motion Pictures Displaying/setting the sound input level [Mic Level Disp.] Applicable modes: Display the microphone level on the recording screen. > [Motion Picture] > [Mic Level Disp.] MENU Settings: [ON]/[OFF] • When [Mic Level Limiter] is set to [OFF], [Mic Level Disp.] is fixed to [ON]. [Mic Level Adj.] Applicable modes: Adjust the sound input level to 19 different levels (j12 dB to i6 dB).
  • Page 170: Recording Images With Superimposed Recording Dates ([time Stamp Rec])

    7. Recording Motion Pictures Recording images with superimposed recording dates ([Time Stamp Rec]) Applicable modes: • You cannot delete recording dates after superimposing them. > [Motion Picture] > [Time Stamp Rec] MENU Settings: [ON]/[OFF] 10:00:00 1.DEC.2018 • Recording dates are not recorded to 6K/4K burst files and RAW images. Not available in these cases: •...
  • Page 171: 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 slow motion pictures (High Speed Video) P173 Recording Motion Pictures that Pan and Zoom While Maintaining a Fixed...
  • Page 172 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 173: Recording Slow Motion Pictures (high Speed Video)

    7. Recording Motion Pictures Recording slow motion pictures (High Speed Video) You can record slow motion pictures by performing ultra-high-speed recording. • Use a UHS Speed Class 3 card. (P30) Set the mode dial to [ Select the menu. > [Creative Video] >...
  • Page 174: Recording Motion Pictures That Pan And Zoom While Maintaining A Fixed Camera Position ([4k Live Cropping])

    7. Recording Motion Pictures Recording Motion Pictures that Pan and Zoom While Maintaining a Fixed Camera Position ([4K Live Cropping]) By cropping your motion picture down from the 4K angle of view to Full High Definition, you can record a motion picture that pans and zooms in/out while leaving the camera in a fixed position.
  • Page 175 7. Recording Motion Pictures Repeat step , and then set the cropping end frame. B Cropping end frame • The setting of the Auto Focus Mode switches to [š]. (Human eyes and bodies cannot be detected. In addition, you cannot specify the person to be brought into focus.) Press the motion picture button (or shutter button) to start recording.
  • Page 176: 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 177: Playing Back Motion Pictures

    8. Playing Back and Editing Images Playing Back Motion Pictures This unit was designed to play motion pictures using the AVCHD and MP4 formats. • Motion pictures are displayed with the motion picture icon Press 3 to play back. A Motion picture recording time •...
  • Page 178: Creating Still Pictures From A Motion Picture

    8. Playing Back and Editing Images Creating Still Pictures from a Motion Picture Press 3 to pause motion picture playback. • Press 2/1 to fine-adjust the pause position while the motion picture is paused. Press [MENU/SET]. • The same operation can be performed by touching •...
  • Page 179: 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 Button Touch Description of operation operation operation Enlarges/reduces the screen in large steps. Pinching out/in Enlarges/reduces the screen in small steps. Dragging Moves the enlarged area (during enlarged display).
  • Page 180: 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 [Fn1].
  • Page 181: Playing Back Group Pictures

    8. Playing Back and Editing Images Playing Back Group Pictures A picture group consists of multiple pictures. You can play back pictures in a group either continuously or one by one. • You can edit or delete all pictures in a group at once. (For example, if you delete a picture group, all pictures in the group are deleted.) A picture group consisting of pictures taken in the Burst Mode 1/98...
  • Page 182 8. Playing Back and Editing Images Continuously playing back Group Pictures ∫ Press 3. • The same operation can be performed by touching the group picture icon ([ ], [ • When playing back group pictures one at a time, options are displayed. After selecting [Burst Play] (or [Sequential Play]), select either of the following playback methods: [From the first picture]:...
  • Page 183: 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 184: Using Menu Functions

    Using Menu Functions Menu list Menus that are only available for P184 particular Recording Modes The following menus are displayed only for their corresponding Recording Modes: – [Intelligent Auto] – [Creative Video] – [Custom Mode] – [Creative Control] [Rec] P185 [Motion Picture] P203 [Custom]...
  • Page 185: [rec] Menu

    9. Using Menu Functions [Creative Control] menu • [Filter Effect] (P80) • [Simultaneous Record w/o Filter] (P80) [Rec] menu • [Aspect Ratio] (P185) • [Diffraction Compensation] (P196) • [Picture Size] (P186) • [Stabilizer] (P145) • [Quality] (P187) • [Ex. Tele Conv.] (P150) •...
  • Page 186: 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 187: 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 188: Photo Style]

    9. Using Menu Functions [Photo Style] Applicable modes: You can select effects to match the type of image you wish to record. > [Rec] > [Photo Style] MENU [Standard] This is the standard setting. [Vivid] Brilliant effect with high saturation and contrast. [Natural] Soft effect with low contrast.
  • Page 189 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 DISP.カスタム登録 Increases the difference between the brightness and the darkness in the picture.
  • Page 190: Filter Settings]

    9. Using Menu Functions [Filter Settings] Applicable modes: You can add the image effects (filters) of Creative Control Mode. (P79) > [Rec] > [Filter Settings] > [Filter Effect] MENU Settings: [ON]/[OFF]/[SET] Change the settings by using the touch screen ∫ 1 Touch [ EXPS EXPS...
  • Page 191: 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 192: 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 193: 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. [i.Dynamic] Applicable modes: Contrast and exposure are compensated when the brightness difference between the background and subject is great, etc.
  • Page 194 9. Using Menu Functions [Red-Eye Removal] Applicable modes: If you fire the flash when using Red-Eye Reduction ([ ] or [ ]), the camera automatically detects red-eye and corrects the picture. > [Rec] > [Red-Eye Removal] MENU Settings: [ON]/[OFF] • [ ] is displayed on the icon when it is set to [ON].
  • Page 195: 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 or similar scenery. > [Rec] > [Long Shtr NR] MENU Settings: [ON]/[OFF] • [Long shutter noise reduction ongoing] is displayed for the same time as the shutter speed for signal processing.
  • Page 196: High Resolution Mode]

    • Use a tripod to minimise camera shake. • If you are using a Panasonic interchangeable lens, its image stabiliser function will be automatically set to [OFF]. When using a non-Panasonic interchangeable lens provided with an image stabiliser function that can be turned ON/OFF, set it to OFF.
  • Page 197 9. Using Menu Functions Changing the setup ∫ Sets the picture size. When the aspect ratio is [4:3]. When the aspect ratio is [16:9]. [XL] (80.5M): [XL] (60.5M): 10368k7776 10368k5832 7296k5472 7296k4104 [LL] (40M): [LL] (30M): [Picture Size] When the aspect ratio is [3:2]. When the aspect ratio is [1:1].
  • Page 198: Silent Mode]

    9. Using Menu Functions • Auto Review only displays combined pictures. • The available setting ranges of the following functions during [High Resolution Mode] recording will differ from those during normal picture recording. – Minimum aperture value: F8 – Shutter speed: 1 to 1/32000th –...
  • Page 199 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 200 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 201: Hdr]

    9. Using Menu Functions [HDR] Applicable modes: You can combine 3 pictures with different levels of exposure into a single picture with rich gradation. You can minimise the loss of gradations in bright areas and dark areas when, for example, the contrast between the background and the subject is large.
  • Page 202: 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 203: [motion Picture] Menu

    9. Using Menu Functions [Motion Picture] menu • [Rec Format] (P166) • [Stabilizer] (P145) • [Rec Quality] (P166) • [Flkr Decrease] (P203) • [AFS/AFF] (P89) • [Ex. Tele Conv.] (P150) • [Continuous AF] (P167) • [Digital Zoom] (P152) • [Photo Style] (P188) •...
  • Page 204: Motion Picture [wind Noise Canceller]

    9. Using Menu Functions [Wind Noise Canceller] Applicable modes: This will reduce the wind noise coming into the built-in microphone while maintaining sound quality. > [Motion Picture] > [Wind Noise Canceller] MENU Settings: [HIGH]/[STANDARD]/[OFF] • [HIGH] effectively reduces the wind noise by minimising the low-pitched sound when a strong wind is detected.
  • Page 205 9. Using Menu Functions [Sound Output] Applicable modes: 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 206: [custom] Menu

    9. Using Menu Functions [Custom] menu [Exposure] [Monitor / Display] • [ISO Increments] (P207) • [Auto Review] (P212) • [Extended ISO] (P207) • [Monochrome Live View] (P212) • [Exposure Comp. Reset] (P207) • [Constant Preview] (P212) • [Peaking] (P213) [Focus / Release Shutter] •...
  • Page 207 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]. [Exposure Comp. Reset] An exposure value can be reset when the Recording Mode is changed or the camera is turned off.
  • Page 208 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. Not available in these cases: •...
  • Page 209 9. Using Menu Functions [Focus/Release Priority] Set whether to give priority to focus or shutter release during 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 210 9. Using Menu Functions [AF+MF] When AF Lock is ON (press the shutter button halfway with the focus mode set to [AFS] or set AF Lock using [AF/AE LOCK]), you can make fine adjustments to the focus manually. [MF Assist] Sets the display method of MF Assist (enlarged screen).
  • Page 211 9. Using Menu Functions > [Custom] > [Operation] MENU [Q.MENU] If you select [CUSTOM], you can customise the Quick Menu settings. (P59) [Operation Lock Setting] Sets the control functions to be disabled with the function button [Operation Lock]. Disables the functions of the cursor buttons, the [MENU/SET] button, and [Cursor] the control dial.
  • Page 212 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 213 9. Using Menu Functions [Peaking] In-focus portions (portions on the screen with clear outlines) are highlighted when focus is being adjusted manually. • When [Detect Level] in [SET] is set to [HIGH], portions to be highlighted are reduced, allowing you to achieve a more precise focus. •...
  • Page 214 9. Using Menu Functions [Center Marker] The centre of the recording screen will be displayed as [+]. [Highlight] When the Auto Review function is activated or when playing back, white saturated areas appear blinking in black and white. • If there are any white saturated areas, we recommend compensating the exposure towards negative referring to the histogram and then taking the picture again.
  • Page 215 9. Using Menu Functions [Expo.Meter] Display the exposure meter. • Set to [ON] to display the Exposure meter when performing Programme Shift, setting aperture, and setting shutter speed. • Unsuitable areas of the range are displayed in red. 98 98 98 60 60 •...
  • Page 216 9. Using Menu Functions > [Custom] > [Lens / Others] MENU [Lens Position Resume] Saves the focus position when you turn off the camera. When an interchangeable lens that is compatible with power zoom is in use, the zoom position is also saved. [Lens Fn Button Setting] Sets the function to be assigned to the focus button of an interchangeable lens.
  • Page 217 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 218 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 219 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]. Settings: [ ] ([Baby1])/[ ] ([Baby2])/[...
  • Page 220: [setup] Menu

    9. Using Menu Functions [Setup] menu • [Online Manual] (P220) • [Eye Sensor] (P226) • [Cust.Set Mem.] (P85) • [Battery Use Priority] (P309) • [Clock Set] (P38) • [USB Mode] (P226) • [World Time] (P220) • [USB Power Supply] (P226) •...
  • Page 221 9. Using Menu Functions • If you are using Daylight Savings [ ], press 3. (The time will move forward by 1 hour.) To return to the normal time, press 3 again. • If you cannot find the travel destination in the areas displayed on the screen, set by the time difference from the home area.
  • Page 222 9. Using Menu Functions [Wi-Fi] [Wi-Fi Function] P250 [Wi-Fi Setup] P291 [Bluetooth] [Bluetooth] P254, P255 [Location Logging] P268 [Remote Wakeup] P260 [Auto Clock Set] P269 [Wi-Fi network [Auto Transfer] P264 P265 settings] [Wireless Connection Lamp] This enables/disables the WIRELESS connection lamp. If you select [OFF], they will not light/flash.
  • Page 223: Economy]

    9. Using Menu Functions [Economy] The camera is automatically turned off if the camera has not been used for [Sleep Mode] the time selected on the setting. [Sleep The camera is automatically turned off if it is not connected to a Wi-Fi network and has not been used for 15 minutes (approx.).
  • Page 224 9. Using Menu Functions [Monitor Display Speed] This sets the monitor frame rate. [30fps] Reduces the power consumption, extending the operating time. [60fps] Displays movements smoother. • When [Monitor Display Speed] is set to [30fps], the monitor image quality may be lower than when it is set to [60fps], but this does not affect the recorded image.
  • Page 225: Monitor Luminance

    9. Using Menu Functions [Monitor Display]/[Viewfinder] Brightness, colour, or red or blue tint of the Monitor/viewfinder is adjusted. Select the settings by pressing 3/4, and adjust with 2/1. Press [MENU/SET] to set. • It will adjust the monitor when the monitor is in use, and the viewfinder when the viewfinder is in use.
  • Page 226 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 227 9. Using Menu Functions [TV Connection] [HDMI Mode (Play)]: Set the format for the HDMI output when playing back on the HDMI compatible TV and monitor connected with this unit using the HDMI cable. Outputs images at an output resolution suited to the [AUTO] connected TV.
  • Page 228 9. Using Menu Functions [Folder / File Settings] Set the folder and file name patterns in which images are to be saved. Folder name File name 100ABCDE PABC0001.JPG       1 Folder number (3-digits, 100–999) 1 Colour space ([P]: sRGB, [_]: AdobeRGB) 2 5-digit user-defined segment 2 3-digit user-defined segment 3 File number (4-digits, 0001–9999)
  • Page 229: Double Slot Function]

    9. Using Menu Functions • Each folder can store up to 1000 files. • File numbers are assigned sequentially from 0001 to 9999 in the order of recording. If you change the storage folder, a continuing number from the last file number will be assigned. •...
  • Page 230 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 231: Sensor Cleaning]

    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 232: [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] Register frequently-used menus and display them in [My Menu].
  • Page 233: [playback] Menu

    9. Using Menu Functions [Playback] menu • [Slide Show] (P234) • [Text Stamp] (P243) • [Playback Mode] (P235) • [Copy] (P244) • [Protect] (P236) • [Resize] (P245) • [Rating] (P236) • [Cropping] (P246) • [Title Edit] (P237) • [Rotate] (P247) •...
  • Page 234 9. Using Menu Functions [Slide Show] You can play back the pictures you have taken in synchronisation with music, and you can do this in sequence while leaving a fixed interval between each of the pictures. You can also put together a slide show composed of only still pictures, only motion pictures, etc.
  • Page 235 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 236: Rating]

    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. (P233) • [999+] is displayed on the screen, if the total number of protects you set for a group pictures is more than 1000 pictures.
  • Page 237 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]. > [Playback] > [Title Edit] MENU Select the picture. (P233) • [’] is displayed for pictures with titles already registered. Enter the text.
  • Page 238 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 239 9. Using Menu Functions Press [MENU/SET] and set. • Refer to “How to set each item” on P239. 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 240 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 241 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 242 9. Using Menu Functions [Clear Retouch] • The erasure operation can only be performed by touching. [Clear Retouch] automatically enables the touch operation. > [Playback] > [Clear MENU Retouch] Press 2/1 to select a picture, and then press [MENU/SET]. Drag your finger over the part you want to delete. •...
  • Page 243: Text Stamp]

    9. Using Menu Functions [Text Stamp] You can stamp recording information on recorded images. LISA LISA LISA > [Playback] > [Text Stamp] MENU Select the picture. (P233) • [‘] 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 244 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 245 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 246 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 247 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 248 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]. > [Playback] > [Time Lapse Video] MENU Select the [Time Lapse Shot] picture group with 2/1, and then press [MENU/ SET].
  • Page 249 9. Using Menu Functions [Picture Sort] You can set the order in which the camera displays images during playback. > [Playback] > [Picture Sort] MENU Displays images by folder name/file name. This display format allows you [FILE NAME] to locate images in the card easily. Displays images by recording date.
  • Page 250: 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 (P260) • Recording with a smartphone (P261) • Playing back or saving images stored on the camera, or uploading them on social media sites (P263) Explore more enjoyment possibilities ®...
  • Page 251: 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. (P38) • 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 252 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 P272...
  • Page 253: Connecting To A Smartphone/tablet

    Using the QR code to set up a connection P258 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 254: 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 255 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: (P255) When connected via Bluetooth, the camera automatically makes a Wi-Fi connection. •...
  • Page 256: 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. When the Bluetooth function is enabled, but a connection is not established, [ ] appears translucent. • 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 257 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) >...
  • Page 258: 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 > [Setup] > [Wi-Fi] > [Wi-Fi Function] > MENU [New Connection] > [Remote Shooting & View] A SSID and password B QR code •...
  • Page 259: 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 P286 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 260: 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 261: 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 [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. Taking images via a smartphone (remote recording) Wireless connectivity required: Wi-Fi...
  • Page 262: Operating The Shutter Button With A Smartphone Via A Bluetooth Connection Alone

    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. > [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 263: 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. (P253) Operate the smartphone. • If the smartphone is already connected via Wi-Fi, proceed ...
  • Page 264: 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. (P254) Select the camera’s menu. >...
  • Page 265: 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. https://lumixclub.panasonic.net/eng/c/lumix_faqs/  LUMIX CLUB Wi-Fi ...
  • Page 266 (P282) Connect to the “LUMIX CLUB” site using a smartphone or computer. https://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 267 10. Using the Wi-Fi/Bluetooth function Running a backup Preparations: • Set the camera to a state in which it can be turned on with the smartphone (standby state). (P260) – Camera: [Bluetooth] and [Remote Wakeup] are set to [ON]. – Camera: The Camera On/Off switch is set to [OFF]. •...
  • Page 268: 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 269: Synchronising The Camera's Clock With A Smartphone

    10. Using the Wi-Fi/Bluetooth function Synchronising the camera’s clock with a smartphone Wireless connectivity required: Bluetooth Synchronise the clock and the time zone setting of the camera with those of a smartphone. Make a Bluetooth connection to the smartphone. (P254) Select the camera’s menu.
  • Page 270: 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 DLNA (DMR). Select the menu. > [Setup] > [Wi-Fi] > [Wi-Fi Function] > [New Connection] > MENU [Playback on TV] Select [Via Network] or [Direct], and connect. (P285) Select a device you want to connect.
  • Page 271: 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 ¢1, 2 Destination JPEG ¢1...
  • Page 272 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 cancelled when the picture is selected again.
  • Page 273: 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. (P253) Select the menu. > [Setup] > [Wi-Fi] > [Wi-Fi Function] > [New Connection] > MENU [Send Images While Recording] or [Send Images Stored in the Camera] >...
  • Page 274: 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 275: 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 an AV device (home AV device) that supports DLNA, such as a recorder. A Wireless access point B Home AV device Select the menu. >...
  • Page 276: 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. (P276) • If the workgroup of the destination PC has been changed from the standard setting, change the setting of this unit in [PC Connection].
  • Page 277 10. Using the Wi-Fi/Bluetooth function Sending images to the PC ∫ Select the menu. > [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. (P285) Select the PC you want to connect to.
  • Page 278: 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 279 10. Using the Wi-Fi/Bluetooth function Registering web services • Check the “FAQ/Contact us” on the following site for compatible web services. https://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 280 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 281: 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 November 2017) ∫ You need to register to “LUMIX CLUB” (P282) and configure the Cloud Sync. setting to send a picture to a Cloud Folder. For a PC, use “PHOTOfunSTUDIO”...
  • Page 282: About The [lumix Club]

    About the [LUMIX CLUB] Acquire a “LUMIX CLUB” login ID (free). Refer to the “LUMIX CLUB” site for details. https://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 283 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 284 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. > [Setup] > [Wi-Fi] > [Wi-Fi Setup] > [LUMIX CLUB] > MENU [Terms of use] Delete your login ID and account from the “LUMIX CLUB” Delete the login ID from the camera when transferring it to another party or disposing of it.
  • Page 285: 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. 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 286: 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 287 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 288: 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 289: 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 favourites.
  • Page 290 10. Using the Wi-Fi/Bluetooth function Editing the items registered to favourites ∫ 1 Select the menu. > [Setup] > [Wi-Fi] > [Wi-Fi Function] > MENU [Select a destination from Favorite] 2 Select the favourite history you want to edit, and then press 1. [Remove from Favorite] —...
  • Page 291: [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. > [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 292 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 293: Connecting To Other Equipment

    • Refer to the operating instructions of “PHOTOfunSTUDIO” (PDF). Storing 4K motion pictures You cannot dub 4K motion pictures to Blu-ray discs and DVDs with Panasonic recorders. Storing on a PC ∫ Use the software “PHOTOfunSTUDIO ” to import 4K motion pictures to a PC.
  • Page 294: Playing Back Pictures On A Tv Screen

    11. Connecting to other equipment Playing Back Pictures on a TV Screen Preparations: Turn this unit and the TV off. Connect the camera and the TV with an HDMI cable. • Check the direction of the terminals and plug in/out straight holding onto the plug. (It may result in malfunction by the deforming of the terminal if it is plugged in obliquely or in wrong direction.) Do not connect devices to incorrect terminals.
  • Page 295: Recording While Monitoring Camera Images

    11. Connecting to other equipment The recorded pictures can be played back on a TV with an SD Memory Card slot • Depending on the TV model, pictures may not be displayed on the full screen. • The file format of the motion pictures that can be played back differs depending on the TV model.
  • Page 296 11. Connecting to other equipment Switching the information displayed ∫ You can change the display shown during HDMI output using [HDMI Info Display (Rec)] in [TV Connection] on the [Setup] menu. [ON]: The camera display is output as is. [OFF]: Only images are output.
  • Page 297: 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 298: 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 299: 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_pfs10pe.html (This Site is English only.) • Download expiration: January 2023 • Operating environment Windows ®...
  • Page 300: 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 301: Transferring Images To A Pc

    11. Connecting to other equipment Transferring images to a PC Preparations: Install “PHOTOfunSTUDIO ” to the PC. (P299) Connect the computer and camera with the USB connection cable (supplied). • Please turn on this unit and your PC before connecting. •...
  • Page 302 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 303: 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 304: Controlling The Camera From A Pc

    Downloading software ∫ “LUMIX Tether” This software is used to control a Panasonic digital camera from a PC. It allows you to change various settings of the camera, perform remote recording, and save remotely recorded images to the PC. Check the site below to download and install the software.
  • Page 305 11. Connecting to other equipment Operating the camera from a PC ∫ Preparations: Install “LUMIX Tether” to the PC. Connect the computer and camera with the USB connection cable (supplied). • Please turn on this unit and your PC before connecting. •...
  • Page 306: 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 307 11. Connecting to other equipment • If a connection to the printer cannot be made, set [USB Power Supply] in the [Setup] menu to [OFF] and try reconnecting to the printer. • 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 alarm beeps.
  • Page 308: 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 309: Others

    Others Optional accessories Battery Grip (optional) Using a battery grip (DMW-BGG9: 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 310 Burst Mode. The shutter remote control works similar to the shutter button on the camera. • Always use a genuine Panasonic shutter remote control (DMW-RSL1: optional). • Record with Creative Video Mode when using for motion picture recording. Motion picture recording can be started/stopped with the shutter remote control.
  • Page 311 12. Others 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. • Some optional accessories may not be available in some countries. A Hot shoe B [MIC] socket C Stereo shotgun microphone (DMW-MS2: optional)
  • Page 312 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 313: Monitor Display/viewfinder Display

    12. Others Monitor Display/Viewfinder Display • The following images are examples of when the display screen is set to [ ] (monitor style) in the monitor. In recording  50 p   × × MINI MINI MINI MINI  ...
  • Page 314 12. Others Name ¢2 (P219) A › Quality (P187) Number of days that have passed since the AFS AFF AFC MF Focus Mode (P89, 103) departure date ¢3 (P221) Focus Bracket (P143) (P219) ¢2 Post Focus (P130) Location ¢3 (P221) š...
  • Page 315 12. Others White Balance Bracket, White Touch tab (P211) Balance Bracket (Colour Touch zoom (P154) Temperature) (P144) Touch Shutter (P53) White Balance Fine Adjustment × × (P113) Touch AE (P54) AWBc VÐî White Balance (P111) Peaking (P213) Ñ Function button (P61) Colour (P69)
  • Page 316 12. Others In recording On-monitor recording information 1/60  Single (P114) Burst (P115)  AUTO 6K/4K Photo (P119)  Post Focus (P130) Self-timer (P135)  High-Res Mode (P196) AFS AFF AFC MF Focus Mode (P89, 103) š Recording Mode (P43) AF Mode (P92) EXPS...
  • Page 317 12. Others In playback 180fps High speed video (P173)   Quality (P187) A › 1/98 1/98 1/98 Battery indication (P22) Power is being supplied (P26)   Battery Grip (P309) Card slot (P29)  F2.8 F2.8 F2.8 60 60 60 1/98 Picture number/Total pictures Connected to Wi-Fi...
  • Page 318: Lens Information Display

    12. Others In playback Detailed information display Histogram display 5500 STD.   F2.8 F2.8  10:00 1.DEC.2018 10:00 1.DEC.2018  100-0001 100-0001 Photo style, Highlight shadow display White balance display 5500K F2.8 F2.8 10:00 1.DEC.2018 10:00 1.DEC.2018 100-0001 100-0001 Lens information display F2.8 10:00 1.DEC.2018...
  • Page 319: Status Lcd Indications

    12. Others Status LCD Indications The camera’s recording information is displayed. *All pieces of information are shown here for explanatory purposes. In recording            Card slot (P29) White Balance (P111) Battery indication (P22) Metering Mode...
  • Page 320 12. Others Battery level indicator ∫ A This indicates the power supply source.  B The battery level of the battery in the camera C The battery level of the battery in the battery grip • The battery level icon for the battery in the camera is not displayed when a AC adaptor (optional) is used.
  • Page 321: 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 322 (P230) [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 323: Troubleshooting

    12. Others Troubleshooting First, try out the following procedures (P323 to P331). If the problem is not resolved, it may be improved by selecting [Reset] (P231) the [Setup] menu. When I shake the camera, I hear a rattling sound from the camera. The sound is caused by the In-Body Image Stabiliser.
  • Page 324 12. Others Recording Taking pictures is not possible. The shutter will not operate immediately when the shutter button is pressed. • Is [Focus/Release Priority] in the [Custom] menu set to [FOCUS]? (P209) You cannot take a picture until the subject is brought into focus. The recorded picture is whitish.
  • Page 325 12. Others The subject appears distorted on the picture. • If you record a moving subject when using the electronic shutter or recording motion picture or a 6K/4K photo, the subject may appear distorted on the picture. This is characteristic of MOS sensors which serve as the camera’s pickup sensors.
  • Page 326: Motion Pictures

    12. Others Motion pictures Recording motion pictures is not possible. • You may not be able to record for a short while after turning this unit on when using a large capacity card. Motion picture recording stops in the middle. •...
  • Page 327 12. Others Monitor/Viewfinder The Monitor/Viewfinder turns off although the camera is turned on. • If no operations are performed during the set time period, [Auto LVF/Monitor Off] (P223) activated, and the Monitor/Viewfinder turns off. • When an object or your hand is positioned near the eye sensor, the Monitor display may switch to the Viewfinder display.
  • Page 328 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 329 12. Others The PC is not recognised when I use a Wi-Fi connection. The camera cannot be connected to PC via Wi-Fi connection. • The default workgroup name is set to “WORKGROUP”. If you changed the workgroup name, the PC will not be recognised. In [PC Connection] of the [Wi-Fi Setup] menu, change the workgroup name to that of the PC you are connecting to.
  • Page 330 12. Others TV, PC and printer The picture does not appear on the television. • Is the camera connected to the TV correctly? (P294) > Set the TV input to external input mode. VIERA Link does not work. • Is the [VIERA Link] on this unit set to [ON]? (P227) >...
  • Page 331 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 332: 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 333 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 334 • 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 335 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 336 12. Others About the Charger/AC adaptor (supplied) • The [CHARGE] indicator may blink under the influence of static electricity or electromagnetic wave. This phenomenon has no effects on charging. • If you use the AC adaptor (supplied) near a radio, the radio reception may be disturbed. Keep the AC adaptor (supplied) 1 m (3.3 feet) or further away from radios.
  • Page 337 • 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 338 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 339 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 340 States and other countries. • “AVCHD”, “AVCHD Progressive” and the “AVCHD Progressive” logo are trademarks of Panasonic Corporation and Sony Corporation. • Dolby, Dolby Audio, and the double-D symbol are trademarks of Dolby Laboratories. • HDAVI Control™ is a trademark of Panasonic Corporation.
  • Page 341 • The Bluetooth word mark and logos are registered trademarks owned by the 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 ®...
  • Page 342 Disposal of Old Equipment and Batteries Only for European Union and countries with recycling systems These symbols on the products, packaging, and/or accompanying documents mean that used electrical and electronic products and batteries must not be mixed with general household waste. For proper treatment, recovery and recycling of old products and used batteries, please take them to applicable collection points in accordance with your national legislation.

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