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DC-GH5S
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  • Page 1: Operating Instructions

    Operating Instructions for advanced features Digital Camera DC-GH5S Model No. Please read these instructions carefully before using this product, and save this manual for future use. Message Display P352 Troubleshooting P355 Finding the information you need Contents Contents by Function Menu list P217 DVQP1455ZA...
  • 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 ......................18 2. Getting Started/Basic Operations Attaching the Shoulder Strap ..................19 Charging the Battery ....................20 •...
  • Page 5 3. Recording Modes Taking Pictures using the Automatic Function (Intelligent Auto Mode) ....64 • [Intelligent Auto] menu..................67 • Taking pictures with customised colour, defocus control, and brightness settings......................68 Taking Pictures with Automatically Adjusted Aperture and Shutter Speed (Programme AE Mode) ...................69 Taking Pictures by Specifying the Aperture/Shutter Speed ........71 •...
  • Page 6 Controlling Focus After Recording (Post Focus/Focus Stacking) ......129 • Selecting the desired focus area and saving a picture .........131 • Merging multiple pictures to widen the focus range (Focus Stacking)..132 Taking Pictures with the Self-timer ................134 Taking Pictures with Time Lapse Shot/Stop Motion Animation ......135 •...
  • Page 7 • Log recording (V-Log L)................175 • Recording still pictures while recording motion pictures.......179 Recording Motion Pictures in Creative Video Mode..........180 • Recording in Slow or Fast Motion ([Variable Frame Rate]) ......182 • Moving the focus position smoothly to a registered position ([Focus Transition]) ..................185 •...
  • Page 8 • Terminating the Wi-Fi connection ..............292 Controlling with a Smartphone/Tablet ..............293 • Turning on/off the camera with a smartphone ..........293 • Taking images via a smartphone (remote recording) ........294 • Operating the shutter button with a smartphone via a Bluetooth connection alone...............296 •...
  • Page 9 12. Others Optional accessories.....................343 Monitor Display/Viewfinder Display...............345 Message Display....................352 Troubleshooting ....................355 Cautions for Use ....................364...
  • Page 10: Contents By Function

    Contents by Function Recording Recording Picture Quality and Colour Tone Recording Mode ......[Sensitivity]........P108 [Preview].......... [White Balance]......P111 [Time Lapse Shot] ......P135 [Picture Size]........P219 [Stop Motion Animation] ....P137 [Quality]..........P220 Aperture Bracket ......P142 [Photo Style] ........P221 Focus Bracket ....... P142 [Filter Settings] .......P223 [Silent Mode] .........
  • Page 11 Motion Picture Motion Picture Monitoring [Rec Quality] ........P162 HDMI output while recording ..P198 Recording still pictures while [Sound Output].......P208 recording motion pictures ....P179 Screen settings Creative Video Mode [Sound Rec Level Disp.] ....P168 [Variable Frame Rate] ....P182 [SS/Gain Operation].......P195 [Focus Transition] ......
  • Page 12 Playback Playback Edit Picture playback ......P209 [4K PHOTO Bulk Saving]....P125 Motion picture playback....P210 Focus Stacking ......P132 Playback Zoom......P212 [RAW Processing]......P271 Multi Playback ....... P213 [Light Composition] ......P274 Delete ..........P216 [Clear Retouch] ......P275 [Auto Review] ........ P242 [Resize]..........P278 [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...
  • Page 14 1. Before Use About Condensation (When the lens, the viewfinder or monitor is fogged up) ∫ • Condensation occurs when the ambient temperature or humidity changes. Be careful of condensation since it causes lens, viewfinder and monitor stains, fungus and camera malfunction.
  • Page 15: Standard Accessories

    1. Before Use Standard Accessories Check that all the accessories are supplied before using the camera. • The accessories and their shape will differ depending on the country or area where the camera was purchased. For details on the accessories, refer to “Basic Operating Instructions”. •...
  • Page 16: Names And Functions Of Components

    1. Before Use Names and Functions of Components Camera body ∫ 1314 26 25 Drive mode dial (P114) WIRELESS connection lamp (P284) Flash synchro socket Status indicator (P37) (Flash synchro socket cap) (P153) Camera ON/OFF switch (P37) • Use the flash with a synchronisation voltage of 250 V or less.
  • Page 17 (P59) DC coupler cover (P344) Centre (Fn12)/3 (Fn13)/1 (Fn14)/4 (Fn15)/ • When using an AC adaptor, ensure that the 2 (Fn16) Panasonic DC coupler (optional) and AC [Q.MENU] button (P57)/[Fn2] button (P59) adaptor (optional) are used. Rear dial (P43) Cover for the battery grip connector (P343) •...
  • Page 18: 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 19: Getting Started/basic Operations

    Getting Started/Basic Operations Attaching the Shoulder Strap • We recommend attaching the shoulder strap when using the camera to prevent it from dropping. Pass the shoulder strap through the shoulder strap eyelet on the camera body. A: Shoulder strap eyelet Pass the end of the shoulder strap through the ring in the direction of the arrow and then pass it through the...
  • Page 20: 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 21 2. Getting Started/Basic Operations Attach the battery paying attention to the direction of the battery until it clicks. • The [CHARGE] indicator E lights up and charging begins. [CHARGE] indicator ∫ Charging. Off: Charging has completed. (Disconnect the AC adaptor (supplied) from the electrical socket and detach the battery after charging is completed.) •...
  • Page 22 2. Getting Started/Basic Operations • Do not leave any metal items (such as clips) near the contact areas of the power plug. Otherwise, a fire and/or electric shocks may be caused by short-circuiting or the resulting heat generated. • The AC adaptor is in the standby condition when the mains plug is connected. The primary circuit is always “live”...
  • Page 23: 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 24 2. Getting Started/Basic Operations [MP4] (Recording with picture quality set to [4K/100M/30p]/[4K/100M/25p]) When the interchangeable lens (H-FS12060) is used Recordable time Approx. 130 min Actual recordable time Approx. 65 min [MP4 HEVC] (Recording with picture quality set to [4K/72M/30p]/[4K/72M/25p]) When the interchangeable lens (H-FS12060) is used Recordable time Approx.
  • Page 25: Inserting/removing The Battery

    1: Slide the release lever in the direction of the arrow (to the OPEN side). 2: Open the battery door. • Always use genuine Panasonic batteries. • If you use other batteries, we cannot guarantee the quality of this product. Being careful about the battery...
  • Page 26: Inserting/removing The Card (optional)

    2. Getting Started/Basic Operations Inserting/Removing the Card (Optional) • Check that the access lamp has gone off. Slide the card door to open it. Push it securely all the way until you hear a   click while being careful about the direction in which you insert it.
  • Page 27 2. Getting Started/Basic Operations Card access indicators ∫ 8bit 24 p Access indication Access lamp Lights up red while an image is being recorded Lights up while the card is being accessed. to the card. • During access (i.e., while the access lamp is lit up or [ ] is displayed), do not turn this unit off, remove the battery, card or disconnect the AC adaptor (optional).
  • Page 28: Card Information

    Bit rate Video Speed Class 60 or higher ¢ 400 Mbps UHS Speed Class 3 4K Photo Video Speed Class 30 or Post Focus function higher ¢ Operation has been confirmed with a Panasonic card rated at Video Speed Class 90.
  • Page 29 2. Getting Started/Basic Operations • Please confirm the latest information on the following website. http://panasonic.jp/support/global/cs/dsc/ (This Site is English only.) • If you set the Write-Protect switch A to “LOCK”, you may not be able to write,  delete or format the data or display it by recording date.
  • Page 30: 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 31 2. Getting Started/Basic Operations Available recording time (when recording motion pictures) ∫ • “h” is an abbreviation for hour, “m” for minute and “s” for second. • The recordable time is the total time of all the motion pictures which have been recorded. •...
  • Page 32 2. Getting Started/Basic Operations • [MP4 (LPCM)], [MOV] Card capacity [Rec Quality] System frequency 32 GB 64 GB 128 GB [C4K/ALL-I/400M/24p] [4K/ALL-I/400M/30p] [4K/ALL-I/400M/24p] 10m00s 21m00s 42m00s [4K/A/400M/30p] [4K/A/400M/24p] [FHD/ALL-I/200M/60p] [FHD/ALL-I/200M/30p] 20m00s 42m00s 1h20m [FHD/ALL-I/200M/24p] [C4K/8bit/150M/60p] [C4K/10bit/150M/30p] [C4K/10bit/150M/24p] [4K/8bit/150M/60p] [4K/10bit/150M/30p] 27m00s 56m00s 1h50m [4K/10bit/150M/24p]...
  • Page 33 2. Getting Started/Basic Operations Card capacity [Rec Quality] System frequency 32 GB 64 GB 128 GB [C4K/ALL-I/400M/24p] [4K/ALL-I/400M/24p] 10m00s 21m00s 42m00s [4K/A/400M/24p] [FHD/ALL-I/200M/24p] 20m00s 42m00s 1h20m [C4K/10bit/150M/24p] 24.00Hz [4K/10bit/150M/24p] 27m00s 56m00s 1h50m (CINEMA) [4K/A/150M/24p] [C4K/8bit/100M/24p] [4K/8bit/100M/24p] [FHD/10bit/100M/24p] 41m00s 1h20m 2h45m [FHD/8bit/100M/24p] [4K/A/100M/24p] •...
  • Page 34: Attaching/removing The Lens

    2. Getting Started/Basic Operations Attaching/Removing the Lens • Check that the camera is turned off. • Change lenses where there is not a lot of dirt or dust. Refer to P365 when dirt or dust gets on the lens. Attaching the lens ∫...
  • Page 35 2. Getting Started/Basic Operations Detaching the lens ∫ • Attach the lens cap. While pressing on the lens release button A, rotate the lens toward the arrow until it stops and then remove. • When the lens is removed from the camera, dust and other particles may accumulate on or enter the camera or lens.
  • Page 36: 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 37: Setting Date/time (clock Set)

    2. Getting Started/Basic Operations Setting Date/Time (Clock Set) • The clock is not set when the camera is shipped. Turn the camera on. • When the camera is turned on, the status indicator 1 lights up. • If the language select screen is not displayed, proceed to step Press [MENU/SET].
  • Page 38 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 39: 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 40: 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 41: Shutter Button (taking Pictures)

    2. Getting Started/Basic Operations Notes on automatic viewfinder/monitor switching ∫ Bring your eye or an object near the viewfinder to automatically switch to the viewfinder display using the eye sensor. • To reduce the battery consumption, set [Power Save LVF Shooting] in [Economy] (P254). •...
  • Page 42: 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 43: 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 44 2. Getting Started/Basic Operations Temporarily changing the items assigned to the front/rear dials ([Dial Operation Switch]) Press [Fn1]. • [Dial Operation Switch] is assigned to [Fn1] at the time of purchase. • A guide will be displayed showing the items temporarily assigned to the front/rear dials.
  • Page 45: 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 46 2. Getting Started/Basic Operations 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. ] ([Front Dial Operation])/[ ] ([Rear Dial Operation]) • Items that can be set are as follows. [Dial Operation Switch –...
  • Page 47: Cursor Buttons/[menu/set] Button

    2. Getting Started/Basic Operations Cursor buttons/[MENU/SET] button Pressing the cursor button: Selection of items or setting of values etc., is performed. Pressing [MENU/SET]: Confirmation of setting contents, etc., is performed. • These operating instructions expresses the up, down, left, and right of the cursor button as 3/4/2/1.
  • Page 48: [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] > MENU [LVF Disp.
  • Page 49 2. Getting Started/Basic Operations • [ ] Monitor style display layout (Example of monitor style display) With information Without Without With information (tilt sensor information (tilt information display) sensor display) 8bit 8bit 98 98 98 98 98 98 On-monitor Turned off recording information ¢...
  • Page 50 2. Getting Started/Basic Operations In Playback Mode Without Detailed information Without With information information (Highlight information display ¢1 display) ¢2 1/98 1/98 STD. F3.5 2018.12. 1 10:00 100-0001 F3.5 ¢1 Press 3/4 to switch between the following display modes: – Detailed information display –...
  • Page 51: Touch Screen (touch Operations)

    2. Getting Started/Basic Operations Touch screen (Touch operations) Touch ∫ To touch and release the touch screen. Fn10 Fn10 Fn10 Fn11 Fn11 Fn11 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 52: 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 53: 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 54: 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 switch icon such as [ ], and press [MENU/SET]. •...
  • Page 55 2. Getting Started/Basic Operations Press 3/4 of the cursor button to select the menu item and press [MENU/SET]. • You can also select the menu item by rotating the control dial. • You can also move to the next screen by rotating the rear dial.
  • Page 56 2. Getting Started/Basic Operations Close the menu ∫ Press [ ] or press the shutter button halfway. Touch operation Touch [...
  • Page 57: 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. 8bit 24 p • Setting can also be performed by rotating the control dial. 8bit Rotate the rear dial to select the setting.
  • Page 58: 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 59: Assigning Frequently Used Functions To The Buttons (function Buttons)

    2. Getting Started/Basic Operations Assigning frequently used functions to the buttons (function buttons) You can assign recording functions, etc. to specific buttons and icons. Select the menu. > [Custom] > [Operation] > [Fn Button Set]> MENU [Setting in REC mode]/[Setting in PLAY mode] Press 3/4 to select the function button you want to assign a function to and then press [MENU/SET].
  • Page 60: 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 [Fn7] to [Fn11] (touch operations) ∫ Touch [ ]. Touch [Fn7], [Fn8], [Fn9], [Fn10] or [Fn11]. Fn10 Fn10 Fn10...
  • Page 61 2. Getting Started/Basic Operations – [Sound Rec Level Adj.] – [Constant Preview] – [Mic. Directivity Adjust] – [Live View Boost] – [HLG View Assist (HDMI)] – [Rec Area] – [Color Bars] – [Video-Priority Display] – [WFM/Vector Scope] – [Step Zoom] –...
  • Page 62: Using The Function Buttons During Playback

    2. Getting Started/Basic Operations Using the function buttons during playback You can directly set an assigned function to a selected image by pressing the function button during playback. Example: When [Fn2] is set to [Rating¿3] Press 2/1 to select the picture. Press [Fn2], and then set the image as [Rating¿3].
  • Page 63: 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 64: 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 65 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 66 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 67: [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 68: 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 to another Recording Mode.
  • Page 69: 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 70 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 71: 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 72: 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 73: 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 74 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 75: 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 76: 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 77: 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 78: 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 79 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 80 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 81 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 82: Setting Brightness

    3. Recording Modes Taking a picture with a blurred background (Defocus Control) Press [Fn4] to display the setting screen. Rotate the rear dial to set. • To return to the recording screen, press [MENU/SET]. • To cancel the setting, press [Fn4] on the blurriness setting screen.
  • Page 83: 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 84: 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 85: 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. (P87) Press [ Press 2/1 to select AF Mode and then press [MENU/SET]. • The Auto Focus Mode will be set. (P90) Press the shutter button halfway.
  • Page 86 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 87: 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 88: 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 89 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 90: 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 91 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 the subject to be tracked: Button operation: Aim the AF tracking frame D over the subject, and...
  • Page 92 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 93 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 94 4. Focus, Brightness (Exposure) and Colour tone Settings Restrictions on Auto Focus Mode ∫ • The AF Mode is fixed to [Ø] in the following cases. – When using the Digital Zoom – [Miniature Effect] (Creative Control Mode) • The Auto Focus Mode is fixed to [š] when [4K Live Cropping] is set. •...
  • Page 95: 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 Specifying the AF area position with the Touch Pad Specifying the AF area position with the Touch Function P100 Creating separate AF areas for horizontal and vertical orientations ∫...
  • Page 96: Specifying The Af Area Position On The Setting Screen

    4. Focus, Brightness (Exposure) and 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 97 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 98: 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 99: 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 100: Specifying The Af Area Position With The Touch Function

    4. Focus, Brightness (Exposure) and Colour tone Settings Specifying the AF area position with the Touch Function Applicable modes: > [Custom] > [Operation] > [Touch Settings] > [Touch AF] MENU [AF] Optimises the focus for the touched subject. [AF+AE] Optimises the focus and brightness for the touched subject. [OFF] —...
  • Page 101 4. Focus, Brightness (Exposure) and Colour tone Settings Optimising the focus and brightness for a touched position ([AF+AE]) ∫ Touch the subject you want to optimise the brightness for. • The brightness optimisation position is displayed on the centre of the AF area. The position follows the movement of the AF area.
  • Page 102: Adjusting Focus Manually

    4. Focus, Brightness (Exposure) and Colour tone Settings Adjusting Focus Manually Applicable modes: Use this function when you want to fix the focus or when the distance between the lens and the subject is determined and you do not want to activate Auto Focus. Set the focus mode lever to [MF].
  • Page 103 4. Focus, Brightness (Exposure) and Colour tone Settings When using an interchangeable lens with no focus ring Press 1: Focuses on nearby subject Press 2: Focuses on distant subjects A Slide bar • Pressing and holding 2/1 will increase the focus speed.
  • Page 104: 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 105: Fixing The Focus And The Exposure (af/ae Lock)

    4. Focus, Brightness (Exposure) and Colour tone Settings Fixing the Focus and the Exposure (AF/AE Lock) Applicable modes: 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 106: Compensating The Exposure

    4. Focus, Brightness (Exposure) and Colour tone Settings Compensating the Exposure Applicable modes: Use this function when you cannot achieve appropriate exposure due to the difference in brightness between the subject and the background. Press [ Rotate the rear dial to compensate the exposure.
  • Page 107 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 108: Setting The Light Sensitivity

    4. Focus, Brightness (Exposure) and Colour tone Settings Setting the Light Sensitivity Applicable modes: This allows the sensitivity to light (ISO sensitivity) to be set. Press [ Select the ISO sensitivity by rotating the rear dial. AUTO AUTO LIMIT LIMIT •...
  • Page 109 4. Focus, Brightness (Exposure) and Colour tone Settings Press [ ] to set. • You can also press the shutter button halfway to set. The ISO sensitivity is automatically adjusted according to the brightness. AUTO ¢1,2 • Maximum [ISO6400] 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 110 4. Focus, Brightness (Exposure) and Colour tone Settings Characteristics of the ISO sensitivity 51200 Recording location When it is light (outdoors) When it is dark (recommended) Shutter speed Slow Fast Noise Less Increased Jitter of the subject Increased Less • Cannot select [ ] in the following cases: –...
  • 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: K Photo And Drive Settings

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

    ¢1 This setting is applied when creating RAW files with [RAW Bit Size] set to [14bit]. ¢2 Number of recordable pictures ¢3 When recording is performed under the test conditions specified by Panasonic. The burst speed will become slower halfway. However, pictures can be taken until the capacity of the card becomes full.
  • Page 116 5. 4K Photo and Drive Settings About the maximum number of pictures that can be taken continuously ∫ When you press the shutter button halfway, the maximum number of pictures you can take continuously will appear. You can check 20 20 the approximate number of pictures that can be taken before the burst speed slows down.
  • Page 117: Recording 4k Photos

    5. 4K Photo and Drive Settings Recording 4K Photos Applicable modes: With 4K Photo, you can take a high-speed burst of pictures at 60 frames/second and save the desired pictures, each made up of 8 million pixels (approx.), extracted from their burst file.
  • Page 118 5. 4K Photo and Drive Settings For capturing the best shot of a  fast-moving subject (e.g., sports, aeroplanes, trains) Burst recording is performed while the  shutter button is pressed and held. [4K Burst] The shutter sound will be heard repeatedly. A Press and hold B Recording is performed Audio recording: Not available...
  • Page 119 5. 4K Photo and Drive Settings 1 Press the shutter button halfway. 2 Press and hold the shutter button fully for as long as you want to perform recording. 04 04 A Available recording time • Press the button fully slightly in advance. Recording [4K Burst] starts approximately 0.5 seconds after it has been pressed fully.
  • Page 120 5. 4K Photo and Drive Settings Setting Pre-Burst Recording ([4K Burst]/[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] > [4K PHOTO] > [Pre-Burst Recording] MENU Settings: [ON]/[OFF] •...
  • Page 121: Notes On The 4k Photo Function

    5. 4K Photo and Drive Settings Notes on the 4K Photo function To change the aspect ratio ∫ Selecting [Aspect Ratio] in the [Rec] menu allows you to change the aspect ratio for 4K photos. To record the subject with reduced blur ∫...
  • Page 122: [rec Quality]

    5. 4K Photo and Drive Settings The camera’s setup for the 4K Photo function ∫ The camera’s setup is automatically optimised for 4K photo recording. • The following [Rec] menu items are fixed to the settings below: [Quality] [Picture Size] ¢...
  • Page 123 5. 4K Photo and Drive Settings • The following changes occur when recording 4K photos: – [Location] in [Travel Date] cannot be recorded. – [Simultaneous Record w/o Filter] in [Filter Settings] is not available. – It is not possible to use the HDMI output during recording. •...
  • Page 124: Selecting Pictures From 4k Burst File And Saving

    5. 4K Photo and Drive Settings Selecting pictures from 4K burst file and saving Select an image with the [ ] icon on the playback screen, and press 3. • You can also perform the same operation by touching the icon [ •...
  • Page 125: Correcting 4k Photos After Recording (post-recording Refinement)

    5. 4K Photo and Drive Settings Saving pictures taken with the 4K Photo function at once ([4K PHOTO Bulk ∫ Saving]) You can save pictures of a 4K burst file that were extracted from any 5 second period at once. Select the menu.
  • Page 126: Operations During Selecting Pictures

    5. 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 127 5. 4K Photo and Drive Settings Navigating the 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 128 • If you display 4K burst files on a TV connected to the camera, they will be displayed only on the 4K burst playback screen. • Panasonic TVs equipped with SD card slots cannot directly play back 4K burst files from the SD card.
  • Page 129: Controlling Focus After Recording (post Focus/focus Stacking)

    5. 4K Photo and Drive Settings Controlling Focus After Recording (Post Focus/ Focus Stacking) Applicable modes: The camera can perform Burst recording in the same picture quality as 4K photo recording while automatically shifting the focus to different areas. After the recording, you can select the desired focus point for the picture to be saved. This function is suited for recording still objects.
  • Page 130 5. 4K Photo and Drive Settings Press the shutter button fully to start recording. • The focus point changes automatically while recording. When the icon ( B ) disappears, recording automatically ends. From the time you press the shutter button halfway until the end of recording: •...
  • Page 131: Selecting The Desired Focus Area And Saving A Picture

    5. 4K Photo and Drive Settings Selecting the desired focus area and saving a picture Select an image with the [ ] icon on the playback screen, and press 3. • You can also perform the same operation by touching the icon [ Touch the desired focus area.
  • Page 132: Merging Multiple Pictures To Widen The Focus Range (focus Stacking)

    5. 4K Photo and Drive Settings Merging multiple pictures to widen the focus range (Focus Stacking) 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 133 5. 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 134: Taking Pictures With The Self-timer

    5. 4K Photo and Drive Settings Taking Pictures with the Self-timer Applicable modes: Set the drive mode dial to [ Press the shutter button halfway to focus and then press it fully to take the picture. • Focus and exposure will be set when the shutter button is pressed halfway.
  • Page 135: Taking Pictures With Time Lapse Shot/stop Motion Animation

    5. 4K Photo and Drive Settings Taking Pictures with Time Lapse Shot/Stop Motion Animation Applicable modes: You can take pictures with Time Lapse Shot or Stop Motion Animation. In addition, the pictures taken can be combined into a motion picture. •...
  • Page 136 5. 4K Photo and Drive Settings [Now] Starts the recording by fully-pressing the shutter button. Any time up to 23 hours 59 minutes ahead can be set. [Start Time] [Start Time 2/1: Select the item (hour/minute) Set] 3/4: Setting [MENU/SET]: Set The recording interval and the number of pictures can be set.
  • Page 137: Creating Stop Motion Pictures ([stop Motion Animation])

    5. 4K Photo and Drive Settings • This function is not for use in a security camera. • [Time Lapse Shot] is paused in the following cases. – When the charge on the battery runs out – Turning the camera off During [Time Lapse Shot], you can replace the battery and the card, and then restart by turning on this unit.
  • Page 138 5. 4K Photo and Drive Settings Press the shutter button fully. • Up to 9999 frames can be recorded. Move the subject to decide on the composition. • Repeat recording in the same way. • If this unit is turned off while recording, a message for resuming the recording is displayed when the camera is turned on.
  • Page 139: Creating Motion Pictures From Recorded Pictures

    5. 4K Photo and Drive Settings Creating motion pictures from recorded pictures To create motion pictures after taking pictures, follow the steps below. Select the methods for creating a motion picture. • The recording format is set to [MP4]. Sets the quality of a motion picture. [Rec Quality] •...
  • Page 140: Taking Pictures While Adjusting A Setting Automatically (bracket Recording)

    5. 4K Photo and Drive Settings Taking Pictures While Adjusting a Setting Automatically (Bracket Recording) Applicable modes: You can take multiple pictures while automatically adjusting a setting by pressing the shutter button. Select the menu. > [Rec] > [Bracket]> [Bracket Type] MENU Press the shutter button to perform recording while Exposure Bracket...
  • Page 141: Exposure Bracket

    5. 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 4K photos –...
  • Page 142: Aperture Bracket

    5. 4K Photo and Drive Settings Aperture Bracket Recording Mode: About [More Settings] (step in P140) ∫ [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 143: White Balance Bracket

    5. 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 P140)
  • Page 144: Stabiliser, Zoom And Flash

    Stabiliser, Zoom and Flash Image Stabiliser Applicable modes: The camera detects jitter during recording and automatically corrects it, so you can record images with reduced jitter. A lens which supports the stabiliser function is required. • When using an interchangeable lens with O.I.S. switch, stabiliser function is activated if the O.I.S.
  • Page 145: Flash

    6. Stabiliser, Zoom and Flash Preventing jitter (camera shake) When the jitter alert [ ] appears, use [Stabilizer], a tripod, the self-timer 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 146: 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 147: 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. When taking [Ex. Tele Conv.] 1.4k: [ ([Rec]) pictures 2.0k: [ •...
  • Page 148: Flash

    6. Stabiliser, Zoom and Flash Fixing the zoom magnification at the maximum level ∫ > [Rec] > [Ex. Tele Conv.] > [TELE CONV.] MENU > [Motion Picture] > [Ex. Tele Conv.] > [ON] MENU [OFF] [TELE CONV.]/[ON] • 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.
  • Page 149: Flash

    6. Stabiliser, Zoom and Flash [Digital Zoom] Applicable modes: Although the image quality deteriorates every time you zoom in further, you can zoom in up to four times the original zoom magnification. (Continuous zooming is not possible.) > [Rec] > [Digital Zoom] > [4t]/[2t] MENU •...
  • Page 150: 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 151: 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, you can only operate Extra Tele Conversion for pictures by setting [Ex. Tele Conv.] to [ZOOM]. Touch [ ].
  • Page 152: 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 153: 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 154: Setting The Flash Functions

    • Firing mode cannot be set when using a flash (DMW-FL580L/DMW-FL360L/DMW-FL200L: optional). It can be set only when using an external flash that does not use a battery (supplied with some models of Panasonic digital cameras). Select the menu. >...
  • Page 155: 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 156: Setting To The 2nd Curtain Synchro

    6. Stabiliser, Zoom and Flash Shutter speed for each flash setting ∫ Flash setting Shutter speed (Sec.) Flash setting Shutter speed (Sec.) ‰ 1/60th ¢ to 1/250th 1 to 1/250th ¢ This becomes 60 seconds in Shutter-Priority AE Mode and B (Bulb) in the Manual Exposure Mode.
  • Page 157: 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 158: 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 159 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 160: 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 161: Recording Motion Pictures

    Recording Motion Pictures Recording Motion Picture Applicable modes: The camera can record 4K motion pictures in MP4 or MOV format or full high definition motion pictures that comply with the AVCHD standard. Audio is recorded in stereo. Start recording by pressing the motion picture button.
  • Page 162: Setting The Format, Size And Frame Rate

    7. Recording Motion Pictures • If the operation sound of the motion picture button pressed to end recording bothers you, try the following: – Record the motion picture about three seconds longer, and then divide the last part of the motion picture using [Video Divide] in the [Playback] menu.
  • Page 163 7. Recording Motion Pictures When [AVCHD] is selected System Image Item Size Frame rate Bit rate YUV/bit frequency compression [FHD/28M/60p] ¢1 1920k1080 59.94p 28 Mbps 4:2:0/8 bit Long GOP [FHD/17M/60i] 1920k1080 59.94i 17 Mbps 4:2:0/8 bit Long GOP 59.94Hz (NTSC) [FHD/24M/30p] 1920k1080 59.94i...
  • Page 164 7. Recording Motion Pictures When [MP4 HEVC] is selected System Image Item Size Frame rate Bit rate YUV/bit frequency compression [4K/72M/30p] 3840k2160 29.97p 72 Mbps 4:2:0/10 bit Long GOP 59.94Hz (NTSC) [4K/72M/24p] 3840k2160 23.98p 72 Mbps 4:2:0/10 bit Long GOP 50.00Hz [4K/72M/25p] 3840k2160...
  • Page 165 7. Recording Motion Pictures System Frame Image Item Size Bit rate YUV/bit frequency rate compression [FHD/ALL-I/200M/24p] 1920k1080 23.98p 200 Mbps 4:2:2/10 bit ALL-Intra 59.94Hz [FHD/10bit/100M/24p] 1920k1080 23.98p 100 Mbps 4:2:2/10 bit Long GOP (NTSC) [FHD/8bit/100M/24p] 1920k1080 23.98p 100 Mbps 4:2:0/8 bit Long GOP [C4K/8bit/150M/50p] 4096k2160...
  • Page 166 “Watching/Saving 4K Motion Pictures on an External Device” on P328. • You can play back motion pictures recorded with [MP4 HEVC] on a 4K/HDR (HLG format)-compatible Panasonic TV. • Motion pictures in ALL-Intra and 4:2:2/10 bit formats are intended for editing on a computer used for video production.
  • Page 167: How To Set Focus When Recording A Motion Picture ([continuous Af])

    7. Recording Motion Pictures How to set focus when recording a motion picture ([Continuous AF]) Applicable modes: Focusing changes depending on the Focus Mode setting and the [Continuous AF] setting in the [Motion Picture] menu. Focus mode [Continuous AF] Description of settings The camera automatically keeps focusing on subjects [ON] during recording.
  • Page 168: Displaying/setting The Sound Input Level

    7. Recording Motion Pictures Displaying/setting the sound input level [Sound Rec Level Disp.] Applicable modes: The sound recording level is displayed on the recording screen. > [Motion Picture] > [Sound Rec Level Disp.] MENU Settings: [ON]/[OFF] • When [Sound Rec Level Limiter] is set to [OFF], [Sound Rec Level Disp.] is fixed to [ON]. [Sound Rec Level Adj.] Applicable modes: Adjust the sound input level to 19 different levels (j12 dB to i6 dB).
  • Page 169: Setting The Recording Method Of Time Code

    7. Recording Motion Pictures Setting the recording method of time code Applicable modes: This unit automatically records time code during motion picture recording. • Time codes are not recorded on motion pictures recorded when TC 00:01:30:00 TC 00:01:30:00 the [Rec Format] is set to [MP4] or [MP4 HEVC]. >...
  • Page 170: Synchronising The Time Code With An External Device

    7. Recording Motion Pictures Conditions for outputting a time code to HDMI output ∫ A time code is output to video from the HDMI output only when all the following conditions are satisfied. In recording In playback • When [HDMI Time Code Output] is set to •...
  • Page 171 7. Recording Motion Pictures Insert the BNC conversion cable (3), and rotate the locking screw in the direction of the arrow to attach  the cable (4). A Locking screw  Connect the BNC conversion cable and the external device with the BNC cable, and turn on the camera. Set the mode dial to [ Select the menu.
  • Page 172 7. Recording Motion Pictures Synchronise the time code of the camera with that of the external device (TC IN) ∫ The initial time code value of the camera is synchronised according to the time code signal (LTC signal) of the external device. Connect the external device, and follow the steps needed to prepare for time code synchronisation.
  • Page 173: Recording Images With Superimposed Recording Dates ([time Stamp Rec])

    7. Recording Motion Pictures • Even if you disconnect the BNC cable, the camera will remain in slave state. • Perform one of the following operations to release the camera from the slave state. – Operating the camera on/off switch –...
  • Page 174: Displaying Colour Bars/outputting A Test Tone

    7. Recording Motion Pictures Displaying colour bars/Outputting a test tone Applicable modes: Select the menu. > [Motion Picture] > [Color Bars] MENU [SMPTE] [EBU] [ARIB] • Colour bars will be displayed and a test tone will be output. • You can set the test tone level from among three options (s12 dB, s18 dB, and s20 dB) by rotating the control dial.
  • Page 175: Recording With Minimum White Saturation By Compressing Overexposed Portions (knee)

    7. Recording Motion Pictures Recording with minimum white saturation by compressing overexposed portions (Knee) Applicable modes: When [Photo Style] is set to [Like709], you can adjust the knee so that recording can be performed with minimum white saturation. Select the menu. >...
  • Page 176 • LUTs (Look-Up Tables) can be used for post-production editing. You can download LUT data from the support site below. http://panasonic.jp/support/global/cs/dsc/ (This Site is English only.) • When the [Photo Style] is set to [V-Log L], the lower limit of the ISO sensitivity is fixed to [ISO320], the higher limit is fixed to [ISO25600].
  • Page 177 7. Recording Motion Pictures Displaying images to which LUT data is applied Display images to which LUT data is applied on the screen when [Photo Style] is set to [V-Log L]. Importing LUT files ∫ • Supported LUT data format: –...
  • Page 178 7. Recording Motion Pictures Selecting the LUT file to be used and enabling V-Log L View Assist ∫ > [Custom] > [Monitor / Display] > [V-LogL View Assist] MENU Allows you to select the LUT data to be applied from among the preset [LUT Select] ([Vlog_709]) and registered LUT data.
  • Page 179: 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 180: Recording Motion Pictures In Creative Video Mode

    7. Recording Motion Pictures Recording Motion Pictures in Creative Video Mode Recording Mode: It is possible to manually change the aperture, shutter speed and ISO sensitivity and record motion pictures. You can record motion picture with additional effects, such as the following: Recording in Slow or Fast Motion ([Variable Frame Rate]) P182 Moving the focus position smoothly to a registered position ([Focus...
  • Page 181 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 182: Recording In Slow Or Fast Motion ([variable Frame Rate])

    7. Recording Motion Pictures Recording in Slow or Fast Motion ([Variable Frame Rate]) Slow motion pictures (overcrank recording) Set a frame rate that provides more frames than the frame rate in [Rec Quality] does. Example: If you set [FHD/8bit/100M/24p] to [48] and record a motion picture, a slow motion effect of 1/2 can be gained.
  • Page 183 7. Recording Motion Pictures Set the mode dial to [ Select an item that supports [Variable Frame Rate]. > [Motion Picture] > [Rec Format] MENU • Recording with [Variable Frame Rate] cannot be performed with [MP4] or [MP4 HEVC]. > [Motion Picture] >...
  • Page 184 7. Recording Motion Pictures • Enabling [Variable Frame Rate] changes the available ISO sensitivity range defined by [LOW] or [HIGH] in [Dual Native ISO Setting]. L.80 160 51200 H.204800 L.80 160 1250 1250 51200 H.204800 A Normal B [LOW] C [HIGH] D When [Extended ISO] is set E When [Variable Frame Rate] is set When the ISO sensitivity is set to a value between ISO800 and ISO1250, the range may...
  • Page 185: Moving The Focus Position Smoothly To A Registered Position ([focus Transition])

    7. Recording Motion Pictures Moving the focus position smoothly to a registered position ([Focus Transition]) The camera moves focus from the current position to a pre-registered position. Set the mode dial to [ Select the menu. > [Creative Video] > [Focus Transition] > [Focus Pull Setting] > MENU [POS 1]/[POS 2]/[POS 3] Press [...
  • Page 186: Recording Motion Pictures That Pan And Zoom While Maintaining A Fixed Camera Position ([4k Live Cropping])

    7. Recording Motion Pictures • Any of the operations below will clear the focus position settings. To use them again, re-register focus positions. – Operating the camera on/off switch – Switching the Recording Mode – Zoom operation – Replacing the lens –...
  • Page 187 7. Recording Motion Pictures Button operation Touch operation Description of operation 3/4/2/1 Touching Moves the frame. Enlarges/reduces the frame. Pinching out/in (The range of settings allowed is from 1920k1080 to 3840k2160.) Returns the position of the frame to the centre [DISP.] [Reset] and its size to the default setting.
  • Page 188 7. Recording Motion Pictures [Rec Format] and [Rec Quality] settings available for recording ∫ [Rec Format] [System Frequency] [Rec Quality] [AVCHD] [FHD/28M/60p] [59.94Hz (NTSC)] [FHD/20M/30p] [MP4] [FHD/28M/50p] [50.00Hz (PAL)] [FHD/20M/25p] [24.00Hz (CINEMA)] [MP4 HEVC] [FHD/8bit/100M/60p] [FHD/ALL-I/200M/30p] [FHD/10bit/100M/30p] [59.94Hz (NTSC)] [FHD/8bit/100M/30p] [FHD/ALL-I/200M/24p] [FHD/10bit/100M/24p] [FHD/8bit/100M/24p]...
  • Page 189: Recording Hdr Motion Pictures (hybrid Log Gamma)

    7. Recording Motion Pictures Recording HDR motion pictures (Hybrid Log Gamma) You can record HDR (High Dynamic Range) motion pictures in HLG (Hybrid Log Gamma) format by setting [Photo Style] to [Hybrid Log Gamma]. With this format, you can record bright images susceptible to overexposure with more natural colours than is possible with conventional formats.
  • Page 190 7. Recording Motion Pictures • When the [Photo Style] is set to [Hybrid Log Gamma], the lower limit of the ISO sensitivity is fixed to [ISO320]. Enabling [Hybrid Log Gamma] changes the available ISO sensitivity range defined by [LOW] or [HIGH] in [Dual Native ISO Setting]. L.80 160 51200 H.204800...
  • Page 191: [creative Video] Menu

    7. Recording Motion Pictures [Creative Video] menu Set the functions available only for Creative Video Mode. > [Creative Video] MENU [Anamorphic(4:3)] You can perform recording suited to an anamorphic lens. Motion pictures in 4K resolution will be recorded with an aspect ratio of 4:3. •...
  • Page 192: [loop Recording (video)]

    7. Recording Motion Pictures • If the ambient temperature is high or a motion picture is recorded continuously, or depending on the card used, after [ ] is displayed, recording may stop to protect the camera. Wait until the camera cools down. •...
  • Page 193: [synchro Scan]

    7. Recording Motion Pictures [Synchro Scan] Fine-adjust the shutter speed to reduce flickering and horizontal stripes. • This function is available when [Exposure Mode] is set to either [S] or [M] in Creative Video Mode. Select the menu. > [Creative Video] > [Synchro Scan] > [ON] MENU Select Shutter Speed with 2/1, and then press [MENU/SET].
  • Page 194: [master Pedestal Level]

    7. Recording Motion Pictures [Master Pedestal Level] You can adjust the black level, which serves as the reference for images. j Side n0 (Standard) i Side This side creates a high This side creates a slightly contrast image with a crisp misty atmosphere.
  • Page 195: Ss/gain Operation]

    7. Recording Motion Pictures [SS/Gain Operation] You can switch the units of shutter speed values and gain (sensitivity) values. [SEC/ISO] Displays the shutter speed in seconds and the gain in ISO. Displays the shutter speed in degrees and the gain in ISO. •...
  • Page 196 7. Recording Motion Pictures [WFM/Vector Scope] This displays the waveform monitor or the vectorscope on the recording screen. Select the menu. > [Creative Video] > [WFM/Vector Scope] MENU Displays a waveform. • The waveform displayed on the camera indicates the luminance as values based on the conversions below.
  • Page 197 7. Recording Motion Pictures [Anamorphic Desqueeze Display] When an anamorphic lens is in use, images converted to a cinemascope aspect ratio are displayed on the monitor/viewfinder of the camera. Displays images at a converted aspect ratio that suits the magnification of the anamorphic lens.
  • Page 198: Recording Motion Pictures Using A Connected External Device

    7. Recording Motion Pictures Recording Motion Pictures Using a Connected External Device External monitor/recorder (HDMI output during recording) You can connect the camera’s [HDMI] socket and an external monitor or recorder with an HDMI cable. HDMI output is controlled separately for recording and playback. This section describes the HDMI output control for recording.
  • Page 199 7. Recording Motion Pictures Attaching the cable holder ∫ The cable holder prevents the HDMI cable or USB connection cable from getting disconnected by accident and the [HDMI] or USB socket from being damaged. • Example: Attaching to an HDMI cable While pushing A (1), slide the clamp ...
  • Page 200 7. Recording Motion Pictures Notes on images output via HDMI (sorted by Recording Mode) ∫ Recording Mode The output setting is determined by the The output setting is determined by the [Rec Quality] setting in the [Motion [Aspect Ratio] setting in the [Rec] Picture] menu.
  • Page 201 7. Recording Motion Pictures Setting the output bit value for C4K/60p or 4K/60p (C4K/50p or 4K/50p) ∫ > [Motion Picture] > [HDMI Rec Output] > MENU [4K/60p Bit Mode] ([4K/50p Bit Mode]) Settings: [4:2:2 10bit]/[4:2:0 8bit] • Motion pictures cannot be recorded to the card at [4:2:2 10bit] during HDMI output. •...
  • Page 202: Motion Picture Recording

    7. Recording Motion Pictures Sizes and frame rates for HDMI output when using Creative Video Mode (during ∫ motion picture recording) The settings of [Down Convert] and [Rec Quality] determine the size and frame rate for HDMI output as below. •...
  • Page 203 7. Recording Motion Pictures Setting the information displayed during HDMI output ∫ Shows or hides the displays of information. > [Motion Picture] > [HDMI Rec Output] > [Info Display] MENU [ON] Outputs the displays on the camera as they are. [OFF] Outputs only the image.
  • Page 204 7. Recording Motion Pictures Applying LUT data to images that are output to an HDMI device ∫ Apply LUT (Look-Up Table) data to images that are output to an HDMI device when [Photo Style] is set to [V-Log L]. > [Motion Picture] >...
  • Page 205: External Microphone (optional)

    7. Recording Motion Pictures External Microphone (optional) Using a stereo shotgun microphone (DMW-MS2: optional) or stereo microphone (VW-VMS10: optional), you can record sounds with quality superior to those recorded with the built-in microphone. • Some optional accessories may not be available in some countries. Setting the [MIC] terminal that suits the device to be connected.
  • Page 206 7. Recording Motion Pictures Setting the range within which the stereo shotgun microphone (DMW-MS2: ∫ optional) will record sounds Attach the dedicated stereo shotgun microphone to this unit, and then turn this unit on. Select the menu. > [Motion Picture] > [Special Mic.] MENU •...
  • Page 207: Xlr Microphone Adaptor (optional)

    7. Recording Motion Pictures XLR Microphone Adaptor (optional) By attaching an XLR microphone adaptor (DMW-XLR1: optional) to the camera, you can use a commercially-available XLR microphone to enable the recording of superior-quality high-res/stereo sound. A Hot shoe B XLR microphone adaptor (DMW-XLR1: optional) C Commercially available XLR microphone Preparations: •...
  • Page 208: Headphone

    7. Recording Motion Pictures Headphone You can record motion pictures while hearing the sounds that are being recorded by connecting a commercially available headphones to this unit. A Headphone socket B Commercially available headphone • Do not use the headphone cables with the length of 3 m (9.8 feet) or more. •...
  • Page 209: 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 210: Playing Back Motion Pictures

    8. Playing Back and Editing Images Playing Back Motion Pictures This unit was designed to play motion pictures using the AVCHD, MP4 and MOV formats. • Motion pictures are displayed with the motion picture icon Press 3 to play back. A Motion picture recording time •...
  • Page 211: 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 212: 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 213: Displaying Multiple Screens (multi Playback)

    8. Playing Back and Editing Images Displaying multiple screens (Multi Playback) Rotate the rear dial left. 1 screen 12 screens 30 screens Calendar screen 1/98 display A Card slot • Playback is performed separately by card slot. You can switch the card selected for playback by pressing [Fn3].
  • Page 214: Playing Back Group Pictures

    8. Playing Back and Editing Images Playing Back Group Pictures A picture group consists of multiple pictures. You can play back pictures in a group either continuously or one by one. • You can edit or delete all pictures in a group at once. (For example, if you delete a picture group, all pictures in the group are deleted.) A picture group saved at once with [4K PHOTO Bulk 1/98...
  • Page 215 8. Playing Back and Editing Images Playing back group pictures one by one ∫ Press 4. 1/98 1/98 1/98 1/98 • The same operation can be performed by touching [ ], [ ], or [ Press 2/1 to flip through images. •...
  • Page 216: 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 217: Using Menu Functions

    Using Menu Functions Menu list Menus that are only available for P217 particular Recording Modes The following menus are displayed only for their corresponding Recording Modes: – [Intelligent Auto] – [Creative Video] – [Custom Mode] – [Creative Control] [Rec] P218 [Motion Picture] P234 [Custom]...
  • Page 218: [rec] Menu

    9. Using Menu Functions [Creative Control] menu • [Filter Effect] (P78) • [Simultaneous Record w/o Filter] (P78) [Rec] menu • [Aspect Ratio] (P218) • [Shading Comp.] (P228) • [Picture Size] (P219) • [Diffraction Compensation] (P229) • [Quality] (P220) • [Stabilizer] (P144) •...
  • Page 219: 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 220: 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 221: 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 222 9. Using Menu Functions Adjusting the picture quality ∫ Press 2/1 to select the type of Photo Style. - 5 - 5 ±0 Press 3/4 to select the items, and then press 2/1 ±0 to adjust. ±0 ±0 ±0 DISP.カスタム登録 Increases the difference between the brightness and the darkness in the picture.
  • Page 223: Filter Settings]

    9. Using Menu Functions Press [MENU/SET]. • You can select the Knee Mode setting when [Like709] is set. For details, refer to P175. Registering settings to [Custom1] to [Custom4] ∫ Adjust the picture quality following step of “Adjusting the picture quality”, and then press [DISP.].
  • Page 224: 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 225: 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 226: I.dynamic]

    9. Using Menu Functions • The screen display can be switched by pressing [DISP.] on the brightness adjustment screen. • Turning off this unit will return the setting adjusted with back to the default setting. • When [Photo Style] is set to [Like709], [Hybrid Log Gamma] or [V-Log L], setting is fixed to ] (Standard).
  • Page 227 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 228: 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 229: Silent Mode]

    9. Using Menu Functions [Diffraction Compensation] Applicable modes: The camera raises the resolution by correcting the blurriness caused by diffraction when the aperture is closed. > [Rec] > [Diffraction Compensation] MENU Settings: [AUTO]/[OFF] • Compensation effect may not be achieved depending on the recording conditions. •...
  • Page 230 9. Using Menu Functions [Shutter Type] Applicable modes: Select the shutter type 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. [ESHTR] Takes pictures in Electronic Shutter Mode.
  • Page 231: Hdr]

    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 232 9. Using Menu Functions • Do not move the unit during the continuous shooting after pressing the shutter button. • You cannot take the next picture until the combination of pictures is complete. • A moving subject may be recorded with unnatural blurs. •...
  • Page 233: 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 234: [motion Picture] Menu

    9. Using Menu Functions [Motion Picture] menu • [Rec Format] (P162) • [Flkr Decrease] (P234) • [Rec Quality] (P162) • [Ex. Tele Conv.] (P147) • [Time Code] (P169) • [Digital Zoom] (P149) • [AFS/AFF] (P87) • [Picture Mode in Rec.] (P179) •...
  • Page 235: [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 236: [custom] Menu

    9. Using Menu Functions [Custom] menu [Exposure] [Monitor / Display] • [Dual Native ISO Setting] (P109) • [Auto Review] (P242) • [ISO Increments] (P237) • [Monochrome Live View] (P242) • [Extended ISO] (P237) • [Constant Preview] (P242) • [Exposure Comp. Reset] (P237) •...
  • Page 237 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] This extends the ISO sensitivity. The lower and upper ISO sensitivity limits change to [ISO80] and [ISO204800], respectively.
  • Page 238 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 239 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 240 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 241: Operation]

    9. Using Menu Functions > [Custom] > [Operation] MENU [Q.MENU] If you select [CUSTOM], you can customise the Quick Menu settings. (P58) [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 242: Monochrome Live View]

    9. Using Menu Functions > [Custom] > [Monitor / Display] MENU [Auto Review] Displays a picture immediately after it is taken. • [Duration Time (4K PHOTO)] works only for 4K photo recording, while [Duration Time (Post Focus)] works only for Post Focus recording. •...
  • Page 243 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 244: [center Marker]

    9. Using Menu Functions [Guide Line] This will set the pattern of guide lines displayed when taking a picture. When [ ] is set, guideline positions can be set by pressing 3/4/2/1. • You can also set the position directly by touching [ ] on the guideline of the recording screen.
  • Page 245: [zebra Pattern]

    9. Using Menu Functions [Zebra Pattern] Indicates parts that may become white saturated through overexposure in a zebra pattern. [ZEBRA1] [ZEBRA2] Select [SET] to set the brightness to be processed as a zebra pattern. • You can select a brightness value between [50%] and [105%]. In [Zebra 2], you can select [OFF].
  • Page 246 9. Using Menu Functions [Monitor Info. Disp.] Display the recording information screen. (P49, 349) [Rec Area] This changes the angle of view during motion picture recording and still picture recording. Displays the recording area according to the angle of view for still picture recording.
  • Page 247 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 248 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 249 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 250 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 251: [setup] Menu

    9. Using Menu Functions [Setup] menu • [Online Manual] (P251) • [TV Connection] (P258) • [Cust.Set Mem.] (P83) • [System Frequency] (P259) • [Clock Set] (P37) • [Language] (P259) • [World Time] (P252) • [Version Disp.] (P260) • [Travel Date] (P253) •...
  • Page 252 9. Using Menu Functions [World Time] Sets the times for the region where you live and your holiday destination. • [Destination] can be set after setting up [Home]. After selecting [Destination] or [Home], press 2/1 to select an area, and press [MENU/SET] to set.
  • Page 253 9. Using Menu Functions [Travel Date] If you set [Travel Setup], elapsed days of your trip (i.e. which day of the trip) based on its departure and return dates will be recorded. [Travel Setup] • The travel date is automatically cancelled if the current date is after the return date.
  • Page 254 9. Using Menu Functions [Power / Wireless Indicator] This enables/disables the status indicator and the WIRELESS connection lamp. If you select [OFF], they will not light/flash. [Beep] This allows you to set the electronic sound and the electronic shutter sound. Settings: [Beep Volume]/[E-Shutter Vol]/[E-Shutter Tone] •...
  • Page 255 9. Using Menu Functions • To wake the camera from [Sleep Mode], [Sleep Mode(Wi-Fi)] or [Power Save LVF Shooting], perform either of the following operations: – Press the shutter button halfway. – Turn off and on the camera. • To turn the monitor/viewfinder on again, press any button. •...
  • Page 256 9. Using Menu Functions [Monitor Display Speed] This sets the monitor frame rate. [30fps] Reduces the power consumption for a longer operating time. [60fps] Enables smooth display of movements. [LVF Display Speed] This sets the viewfinder frame rate. [60fps] Reduces the power consumption for a longer operating time. [120fps] Enables smooth display of movements.
  • Page 257: 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 258 9. Using Menu Functions [USB Mode] Sets the communication method when connecting using the USB connection cable (supplied). y [Select on Select this setting to select the USB communication system when connection] connecting to another device. z [PC(Storage)] Select this setting to export images to a connected PC. Select this setting to control the camera from a PC installed with [PC(Tether)] supported software.
  • Page 259: System Frequency]

    9. Using Menu Functions [System Frequency] You can change the system frequency of the motion pictures you record and play back. [59.94Hz (NTSC)] For regions where the TV broadcasting system is NTSC [50.00Hz (PAL)] For regions where the TV broadcasting system is PAL [24.00Hz (CINEMA)] This system frequency is for creating films •...
  • Page 260 9. Using Menu Functions [Version Disp.] This enables the firmware versions of the camera and lens to be checked. • When a supported optional item (XLR microphone adaptor etc.) is attached to the camera, you can also check its firmware version. •...
  • Page 261 9. Using Menu Functions Specifies the folder to which images are to be saved. [Select Folder] ¢ • The folder name is indicated with the number of files that can be stored. Creates a new folder with the same 5-digit user-defined [OK] segment as the current folder name setting.
  • Page 262 9. Using Menu Functions [Double Slot Function] Set the way recording to the card slots 1 and 2 is performed. Relays recording to the other card slot even after the first card runs out of free space during recording. [Destination Slot]: [ •...
  • Page 263 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 264: [custom] Menu

    9. Using Menu Functions [Reset] The following settings are reset to the default: – Recording settings – Setup settings ([Wi-Fi Setup] and [Bluetooth] settings) – Custom settings ([Face Recog.] and [Profile Setup] settings) – Setup/custom settings (except for [Wi-Fi Setup], [Bluetooth], [Face Recog.] and [Profile Setup]) •...
  • Page 265: [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 266: [playback] Menu

    9. Using Menu Functions [Playback] menu • [Slide Show] (P267) • [Resize] (P278) • [Playback Mode] (P268) • [Cropping] (P279) • [Protect] (P269) • [Rotate] (P280) • [Rating] (P269) • [Video Divide] (P280) • [Title Edit] (P270) • [Time Lapse Video] (P281) •...
  • Page 267 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 268 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 269: 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. (P266) • [999+] is displayed on the screen, if the total number of protects you set for a group pictures is more than 1000 pictures.
  • Page 270 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. (P266) • [’] is displayed for pictures with titles already registered. Enter the text.
  • Page 271 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 272 9. Using Menu Functions Press [MENU/SET] and set. • Refer to “How to set each item” on P272. 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]. Not available in these cases: •...
  • Page 273 9. Using Menu Functions On the comparison screen, you can use the following operations to make adjustments: A Current setting Button Touch Description of operation operation operation Dragging Selects a setting. Displays the knee setting screen [Knee [Fn2] (only when [Like709] is selected DISP.
  • Page 274 9. Using Menu Functions [Light Composition] Select multiple frames from 4K burst files that you wish to combine. Parts of the image that are brighter than the preceding frame will be superimposed on the preceding frame to combine the frames into one picture. >...
  • Page 275 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 276: 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. (P266) • [‘] 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 277 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 278 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 279 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 280 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 281 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 282 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 283: 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 (P293) • Recording with a smartphone (P294) • Playing back or saving images stored on the camera, or uploading them on social media sites (P297) Explore more enjoyment possibilities with Bluetooth...
  • Page 284: 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. (P37) • 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 285 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 P307...
  • Page 286: Connecting To A Smartphone/tablet

    Using the QR code to set up a connection P291 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 287: 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 288 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: (P288) When connected via Bluetooth, the camera automatically makes a Wi-Fi connection. •...
  • Page 289: 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 290 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 291: 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 292: 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 P321 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 293: 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 294: Taking Images Via A Smartphone (remote Recording)

    10. Using the Wi-Fi/Bluetooth function Turning off the camera with the smartphone ∫ 1 Select [ 2 Select [ OFF]. • When you turn on the camera with the smartphone, the status indicator will flash. • When [Remote Wakeup] is set to [ON], the Bluetooth function continues to operate even after the camera is turned off, thus causing the battery to drain.
  • Page 295 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 296: Operating The Shutter Button With A Smartphone Via A Bluetooth Connection Alone

    10. Using the Wi-Fi/Bluetooth function Operating the shutter button with a smartphone via a Bluetooth connection alone Wireless connectivity required: Bluetooth Make a Bluetooth connection to the smartphone. (P287) Operate the smartphone. 1 Select [ 2 Select [Shutter Remote Control]. 3 Remotely operate the shutter button or motion picture button of the camera.
  • Page 297: 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. (P286) Operate the smartphone. • If the smartphone is already connected via Wi-Fi, proceed ...
  • Page 298: 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. (P287) Select the camera’s menu. >...
  • Page 299 10. Using the Wi-Fi/Bluetooth function To stop the automatic transfer of images ∫ Set [Auto Transfer] to [OFF] on the camera. • A confirmation screen is displayed, asking you to terminate the Wi-Fi connection. • If you turn off the camera while sending files, the file transfer will be cancelled. In that case, the camera will resend the files as soon as it is turned on again.
  • Page 300: 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 301 (P317) 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 302 10. Using the Wi-Fi/Bluetooth function Setting up “Image App” (Setup 3) ∫ Make a Bluetooth connection to the smartphone. (P287) Operate the smartphone. 1 Select [ 2 Select [Bluetooth]. 3 Select [ ] for the connected camera. 4 Enable Automatic Backup, and set backup settings. •...
  • Page 303: 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 304: 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. (P287) Select the camera’s menu.
  • Page 305: 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. (P320) Select a device you want to connect.
  • Page 306: 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 MP4 HEVC, 4K Burst File ¢1, 2 Destination JPEG...
  • Page 307 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 308: 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. (P286) Select the menu. > [Setup] > [Wi-Fi] > [Wi-Fi Function] > [New Connection] > MENU [Send Images While Recording] or [Send Images Stored in the Camera] >...
  • Page 309: 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 310: 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 311: 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. (P311) • If the workgroup of the destination PC has been changed from the standard setting, change the setting of this unit in [PC Connection].
  • Page 312 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. (P320) Select the PC you want to connect to.
  • Page 313: 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 314 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 315 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 316: 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 January 2018) ∫ You need to register to “LUMIX CLUB” (P317) and configure the Cloud Sync. setting to send a picture to a Cloud Folder. For a PC, use “PHOTOfunSTUDIO”...
  • Page 317: 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 318 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 319 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 320: 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 321: 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 322 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 323: 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 324: 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 325 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 326: [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 327 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 P63. • 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 328: Connecting To Other Equipment

    • When [System Frequency] is set to a broadcasting system different from that of your region, images may not be played back correctly. • You can also insert the card into a Panasonic TV equipped with SD card slots that supports 4K motion picture, and play back 4K motion pictures recorded with [Rec Format] set to [MP4].
  • Page 329: 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 330: 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 331 11. Connecting to other equipment • Operation using the buttons on this unit will be limited. • To play back the sound of a film during a slide show, set [Sound] to [AUTO] or [Audio] on the Slide Show setting screen. •...
  • Page 332: 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 333: Downloading Software

    DVD, processing and correcting images, and editing motion pictures. Check the site below to download and install the software. Download the software while it is available for download. http://panasonic.jp/support/global/cs/soft/download/d_pfs10xe.html (This Site is English only.) • Download expiration: January 2023 • Operating environment Windows ®...
  • Page 334 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 335: Transferring Images To A Pc

    11. Connecting to other equipment Transferring images to a PC Preparations: Install to the PC. (P333) “PHOTOfunSTUDIO” Connect the computer and camera with the USB connection cable (supplied). • Please turn on this unit and your PC before connecting. • Hold the plug, and plug the cable straight in or pull it straight out. (It may result in malfunction by the deforming of the terminal if it is plugged in obliquely.) Do not connect devices to incorrect terminals.
  • Page 336 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 337: 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 338: 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 339 11. Connecting to other equipment Press 3/4 to select [PC(Tether)], and then press [MENU/SET]. • If [USB Mode] is set to [PC(Tether)] in the [Setup] menu in advance, the camera will be automatically connected to the PC without displaying the [USB Mode] selection screen. Use “LUMIX Tether”...
  • Page 340: 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 341 11. Connecting to other equipment • Disconnect the USB connection cable after printing. • Use a battery with sufficient battery power or the AC adaptor (optional). If the remaining battery power becomes low while the camera and the printer are connected, the status indicator blinks and the alarm beeps.
  • Page 342: 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 343: Others

    Others Optional accessories Battery Grip (optional) Using a battery grip (DMW-BGGH5: optional) improves ease of operation and grip when held vertically. Installing a spare battery will allow you to record for a longer time. Setting a priority for the use of spare batteries ∫...
  • Page 344 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 345: Monitor Display/viewfinder Display

    12. Others Monitor Display/Viewfinder Display • The following images are examples of when the display screen is set to [ ] (monitor style) in the monitor. In recording  8bit 24 p   × × MINI MINI MINI MINI Fn10 Fn10 Fn10...
  • Page 346 12. Others A › Quality (P220) AF area (P95) AFS AFF AFC MF Focus Mode (P87, 102) Spot metering target (P225) Focus Bracket (P142) Centre marker display (P244) Post Focus (P129) Self-timer (P134) Sound Rec Level Disp. (P168) š AF Mode (P90) Ø...
  • Page 347 12. Others White Balance Bracket, White Touch tab (P241) Balance Bracket (Colour Touch zoom (P151) Temperature) (P143) Touch Shutter (P52) White Balance Fine Adjustment × × (P113) Touch AE (P53) AWBc VÐî White Balance (P111) Peaking (P243) Ñ Function button (P60) Colour (P68)
  • Page 348 12. Others In recording On-monitor recording information  1/60 Single (P114) ISO A Burst (P115)  AUTO 4K Photo (P117)  Post Focus (P129)  Self-timer (P134) AFS AFF AFC MF Focus Mode (P87, 102) š AF Mode (P90) Recording Mode (P42) Ø...
  • Page 349 12. Others In recording On-monitor recording information ([Video-Priority Display]) IRIS SHUTTER  1/60 Recording Mode (P42) EXPS EXPS LongGOP 420/8 LMT ON Exposure compensation value  FHD 100M (P106) 24 p Brightness (P68) ISO A PHOTO STYLE  AUTO Manual Exposure Assistance (P73) Motion picture recording display (stopped)
  • Page 350 12. Others In playback Variable Frame Rate (P182) 100%   Quality (P220) A › 1/98 1/98 1/98 Battery indication (P21) Battery Grip (P343)   Card slot (P26) 1/98 Picture number/Total pictures 16 16  F3.5 F3.5 F3.5 60 60 60 Connected to Wi-Fi Number of group pictures Playback Mode...
  • Page 351: Lens Information Display

    12. Others In playback Detailed information display Histogram display 5500 STD.   F3.5 F3.5  2018.12. 1 10:00 2018.12. 1 10:00  100-0001 100-0001 Photo style, Highlight shadow display White balance display 5500K F3.5 F3.5 2018.12. 1 10:00 2018.12. 1 10:00 100-0001 100-0001 Lens information display...
  • Page 352: 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 (P30) on this unit after saving necessary data on a PC, etc.
  • Page 353 (P263) [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 354 12. Others [Connection failed. Please retry in a few minutes.]/[Network disconnected. Transfer stopped.] • Radio waves from the wireless access point are getting weak. Perform the connection closer to the wireless access point. • Depending on the wireless access point, connection may be automatically disconnected after specific time has passed.
  • Page 355: Troubleshooting

    12. Others Troubleshooting First, try out the following procedures (P355 to P363). If the problem is not resolved, it may be improved by selecting [Reset] (P264) the [Setup] menu. Battery and power source The camera cannot be operated even when it is turned on. The camera turns off immediately after it is turned on.
  • Page 356 12. Others Multiple pictures are taken at one time. • Check the drive mode setting. (P114) • Are you using the bracket function? (P140) The subject is not focused properly. • The subject is beyond the focus range of the camera. •...
  • Page 357: Motion Pictures

    12. Others Stripes appear in high ISO sensitivity. • Stripes may appear in high ISO sensitivity or depending on the lens you use. > Decrease the ISO sensitivity. (P108) The brightness or the hue of the recorded picture is different from the actual scene.
  • Page 358 12. Others In motion pictures, abnormal clicking and buzzing sounds are recorded. The recorded sound is very quiet. • With recording in a quiet environment, depending on the lenses used, the sound of aperture and focus actions may be recorded in motion pictures. Focus operation can be set to [OFF] in [Continuous AF] (P167).
  • Page 359 12. Others Monitor and viewfinder do not switch when [LVF] is pressed. • It is only displayed on the monitor when the camera is connected to a PC or printer. Unevenly bright parts or irregular colours appear on the Viewfinder. •...
  • Page 360 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 361 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 362 12. Others TV, PC and printer The picture does not appear on the television. • Is the camera connected to the TV correctly? (P329) > Set the TV input to external input mode. VIERA Link does not work. • Is the [VIERA Link] on this unit set to [ON]? (P258) >...
  • Page 363 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 364: 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 365 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 366 • 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 367 12. Others Battery The battery is a rechargeable lithium ion battery. Its ability to generate power comes from the chemical reaction that takes place inside it. This reaction is susceptible to the surrounding temperature and humidity. If the temperature is too high or too low, the operating time of the battery will become shorter.
  • Page 368 • 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 369 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 370 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 371 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 372 • 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 ®...

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