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Basic Operating Instructions

Model No.
Please read these instructions carefully before using this product, and
save this manual for future use.
More detailed operating instructions are available in "Operating
Instructions for advanced features (PDF format)". To read it, download
it from the website. (→90)
GC GH
DC-GX9K/DC-GX9C
Digital Camera/
Lens Kit/Body
DC-GX9
DVQX1394ZA
M0118KZ0

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  • Page 1: Basic Operating Instructions

    Basic Operating Instructions Digital Camera/ Lens Kit/Body DC-GX9K/DC-GX9C Model No. DC-GX9 Please read these instructions carefully before using this product, and save this manual for future use. More detailed operating instructions are available in “Operating Instructions for advanced features (PDF format)”. To read it, download it from the website.
  • Page 2: Information For Your Safety

    Dear Customer, We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for purchasing this Panasonic Digital Camera. Please read these Operating Instructions carefully and keep them handy for future reference. Please note that the actual controls and components, menu items, etc. of your Digital Camera may look somewhat different from those shown in the illustrations in these Operating Instructions.
  • Page 3: Cautions For Use

    • Do not heat or expose to flame. • Do not leave the battery(ies) in a car exposed to direct sunlight for a long period of time with doors and windows closed. Warning Risk of fire, explosion and burns. Do not disassemble, heat above 60 °C or incinerate.
  • Page 4 • To clean your camera, remove the battery, the DC coupler (DMW-DCC11: optional) or a card, or disconnect the power plug from the outlet, and wipe with a soft, dry cloth. • Do not press the monitor with excessive force. •...
  • Page 5: How To Use This Manual

    How to use this manual Recording mode: • In Recording modes that show icons in black, you can select and execute indicated menus and functions. (Custom Mode) has different functions depending on the recording mode that is registered. ■ About the symbols in the text Indicates that the menu can be set by pressing [MENU/SET] button.
  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    Contents ■ Information for Your Safety ...... 2 Playback ■ Preparations/Basics Viewing your pictures ......51 ■ Deleting pictures ........52 ■ Before use..........7 ■ Menu Standard accessories ....... 8 ■ Names and Functions of Main Parts ..10 ■...
  • Page 7: Preparations/basics

    Preparations/Basics Before use ■ Camera handling Keep the camera away from excessive vibration, force, or pressure. ● Avoid using the camera under the following conditions, which may damage the lens, monitor, viewfinder, or camera body. This may also cause the camera to malfunction or prevent recording.
  • Page 8: Standard Accessories

    Preparations/Basics Standard accessories Check that all the accessories are supplied before using the camera. Part numbers are as of February 2018. These may be subject to change. Digital Camera Body (Indicated as camera body in the text)  1 Interchangeable Lens ...
  • Page 9 Preparations/Basics DC-GX9K DC-GX9C DC-GX9 H-FS12032 H-H020A SYF0059 VYF3371 VKF4971 DMW-BLG10E K1HY04YY0106 : SAE0012D : VKF5259 : SKF0133H VFC5167 : SAE0012F : SAE0012H • Some digital camera kits may not be commercially available in some regions. DVQX1394 (ENG)
  • Page 10: Names And Functions Of Main Parts

    Preparations/Basics Names and Functions of Main Parts ■ Camera body 9 10 23 24 25 Function buttons [Fn4] to [Fn8] are touch icons. They can be displayed by touching the [ ] tab on the recording screen. DVQX1394 (ENG)
  • Page 11 • You can take pictures by locking the focus and/or exposure. 26 Charging lamp (→17, 18) / ● WIRELESS connection lamp (→64) Always use a genuine Panasonic AC 27 [ ] ([Post Focus]) button (→39) / adaptor (DMW-AC10G: optional). [Fn1] button (→28) (→89)
  • Page 12: Removing The Hot Shoe Cover

    Preparations/Basics ■ Lens H-FS12032 H-H020A 1 Lens surface 2 Tele 3 Zoom ring 4 Wide 5 Contact point 6 Lens fitting mark (→18) 7 Focus ring (→32) • When the interchangeable lens (H-H020A) is used, it is not possible to set the Focus Mode to [AFC] or [AFF].
  • Page 13: About The Lens

    • To view the latest information on the firmware or to download the firmware, visit the support site below: http://panasonic.jp/support/global/cs/dsc/ (This site is available in English only.) • To check the firmware version of the interchangeable lens, attach it to the camera body and select [Version Disp.] in the [Setup] menu.
  • Page 14: About The Card

    • Operation of the cards listed on the left has been SDXC Memory Cards 48 GB – 128 GB confirmed with Panasonic brand card. ■ About motion picture/4K photo recording and speed class ratings Use a card that meets the following ratings of the SD Speed Class or UHS Speed Class.
  • Page 15: Quick Start Guide

    Preparations/Basics Quick Start Guide 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 hole at the shoulder strap eyelet Shoulder strap eyelet Pass the end of the shoulder strap through the stopper Pass the end of the shoulder strap through the hole on the other side of the stopper...
  • Page 16: Inserting The Battery And/or Sd Memory Card (optional)

    Pull out Press ● Always use genuine Panasonic batteries (DMW-BLG10E). ● If you use other batteries, we cannot guarantee the quality of this product. ● If you close the card/battery door with the battery not inserted all the way, the battery may pop out.
  • Page 17: Charging The Battery

    Preparations/Basics Charging the battery • The battery that can be used with this unit is DMW-BLG10E. • We recommend charging in a location where the ambient temperature is between 10 °C and 30 °C (50 °F to 86 °F). Insert the battery into the camera. Make sure that the camera is turned off.
  • Page 18: Attaching/removing The Lens

    Preparations/Basics Charging from the power outlet Connect the AC adaptor (supplied) and this camera with the USB connection cable (supplied), and insert the AC adaptor (supplied) into the power outlet. Charging from a computer Connect the computer and this camera with the USB connection cable (supplied). ■...
  • Page 19: Setting The Clock

    Preparations/Basics ■ Detaching the lens Attach the lens cap While pressing on the lens release button ( ), rotate the lens toward the arrow until it stops and then remove • Hold the part around the base of the lens to rotate it. Setting the clock The clock is not set when the camera is shipped.
  • Page 20: Extending/retracting The Lens [when The Interchangeable Lens (h-fs12032) Is Attached]

    Preparations/Basics Extending/retracting the lens [when the interchangeable lens (H-FS12032) is attached] ■ How to Extend the Lens Example: H-FS12032 Rotate the zoom ring in the direction of arrow from position ( ) (the lens is retracted) to position ( ) [12 mm to 32 mm (H-FS12032)] to extend the lens.
  • Page 21: [lvf] Button

    Preparations/Basics [LVF] button (Recording pictures using the viewfinder) Press [LVF] ( ) button [LVF] button Eye Sensor Automatic switching between  Monitor display  Viewfinder display viewfinder and monitor  When [Eye Sensor AF] in the [Custom] ([Focus / Release Shutter]) menu is set to [ON], the camera adjusts the focus automatically as the eye sensor is activated.
  • Page 22: Holding The Camera

    Preparations/Basics Holding the camera • Do not block the flash, AF Assist Lamp, microphone, or speaker with your fingers or other objects. AF Assist Lamp Flash Microphone Speaker ■ ■ Adjusting the angle of the Adjusting the angle of the monitor viewfinder •...
  • Page 23: Shutter Button (taking Pictures)

    Preparations/Basics Shutter button (Taking pictures) Set mode dial to [ • The camera automatically optimises the main settings. Press the shutter button halfway (press lightly) to focus on the subject Aperture value Shutter speed Focus display (Green) ( When focus is aligned: illuminated When focus is not aligned: flashing) •...
  • Page 24: Basic Operations

    Preparations/Basics Basic operations Cursor button Selection of items or setting of values etc., is performed. You can perform the following operations while recording. (Some items or settings cannot be selected depending on the mode or display style the camera is in.) ] (ISO sensitivity) ( ) •...
  • Page 25: Mode Dial (select The Recording Mode)

    Preparations/Basics Mode dial (Select the recording mode) Set to the desired recording mode • Rotate the mode dial slowly to select the desired mode. Intelligent Auto Mode (→29) Intelligent Auto Plus Mode (→29, 30) Programme AE Mode Take pictures with automatic shutter speed and aperture value settings. Aperture-Priority AE Mode Determine aperture, then take pictures.
  • Page 26 Preparations/Basics Touch screen (Touch operations) Touch To touch and release the touch screen. Drag To touch and slide your finger across the touch screen. Pinch (spread/pinch) On the touch screen, spread (pinch out) your 2 fingers to zoom in, and pinch (pinch in) your 2 fingers to zoom out.
  • Page 27: Setting The Menu

    Preparations/Basics Setting the menu Press [MENU/SET] to bring up the menu Switch the menu type Press Press to select a tab such as [ • You can also select the menu toggle icons by rotating the front dial. Press [MENU/SET] ■...
  • Page 28: Recording

    Preparations/Basics Calling frequently-used menus instantly (Quick Menu) You can easily call some of the menu items and set them during recording. Press [Q.MENU/ ] button Rotate the front dial to select a menu item Rotate the rear dial to select the setting Press [Q.MENU/ ] button to close the Quick menu Assigning frequently used functions to the buttons...
  • Page 29: Recording

    Recording Taking pictures with automatic settings (Intelligent Auto Mode) This mode is recommended for those who want to point and shoot as the camera optimises settings to match the subject and recording environment. Set mode dial to [ • At the time of purchase, the mode is set to Intelligent Auto Plus Mode.
  • Page 30 Recording Taking pictures with customised colouring, brightness and blurriness of the background Recording mode: ■ Setting colouring Press to display the setting screen Rotate the rear dial to adjust colour • Press [MENU/SET] to return to the recording screen. ■ Setting brightness (exposure)/blurriness of the background (Defocus control function) When [Exposure Dial] (→34) is set to [ON] (–3 EV to +3 EV)
  • Page 31: Taking Pictures With Auto Focus

    Recording Taking pictures with Auto Focus Recording mode: Set the focusing operation to be performed when the shutter button is pressed halfway. Set the focus mode lever to [AFS/AFF] or [AFC] • It is fixed to [AFS] when Panorama Shot Mode is set. Settings The movement of the subject and the scene (recommended) [AFS]...
  • Page 32: Taking Pictures With Manual Focus

    Recording Taking pictures with Manual Focus Recording mode: Manual Focus is convenient when you want to lock the focus to take pictures or when it is difficult to adjust focus using Auto Focus. Set the focus mode lever to [MF] Press [ ] button ( ) Press...
  • Page 33 Recording • Colour is added to the portions of the image that are in focus. (Peaking) • You can check whether the point of focus is to the near side or to the far side. (MF Guide) • MF Assist and MF Guide may not display depending on the lens used.
  • Page 34: Taking Pictures With Exposure Compensation

    Recording Taking pictures with Exposure Compensation Recording mode: Corrects the exposure when there is a backlight or when the subject is too dark or too bright. • In Manual Exposure Mode, you can compensate the exposure only when the ISO sensitivity is set to [AUTO]. Rotate the Exposure Compensation dial to compensate the exposure •...
  • Page 35: Recording With The 4k Photo Function

    Recording Recording with the 4K Photo function Recording mode: You can take burst pictures of approximately 8 million pixels with a burst rate of 30 fps. You can select and save a frame from the burst file. • To record pictures, use a UHS Speed Class 3 card. •...
  • Page 36 Recording Press the shutter button to perform recording • When you press the [Fn1] button while recording, you can add a marker. (Up to 40 markers for each recording.) When selecting and saving pictures from a 4K burst file, you can skip to the positions where you added markers. ([4K Burst(S/S)] only) •...
  • Page 37 Recording ● If the surrounding temperature is high or 4K photos are recorded continuously, ] may be displayed and recording may be stopped halfway through. Wait until the camera cools down. ● When [ ] ([4K Pre-Burst]) or [Pre-Burst Recording] is set, the battery drains faster and the camera temperature rises.
  • Page 38 Recording ■ Marker When selecting and saving pictures from a 4K burst file, you can select pictures easily by skipping between marked positions. ■ Skips to the marked positions When [ ] is touched, the marker operation screen appears. You can use to skip to a marked position to select a picture.
  • Page 39: Adjusting The Focus After Recording ([post Focus] / [focus Stacking])

    Recording Adjusting the focus after recording ([Post Focus] / [Focus Stacking]) Recording mode: You can record 4K burst pictures while changing the focus point and then select a focus point after recording. This function is best for non-moving subjects. • To record pictures, use a UHS Speed Class 3 card. •...
  • Page 40 Recording Select the focus point and save the picture ([Post Focus]) On the playback screen, select the image with the [ ] icon and press Touch the focus point • If there are no pictures with the focus on the selected point, a red frame will be displayed, and pictures cannot be saved.
  • Page 41 Recording Select the focus range to combine and create a single picture ([Focus Stacking]) Near Focus Distant Touch [ ] on screen in step of “Select the focus point and save the picture ([Post Focus])” (→40) Choose a stacking method and touch it Automatically select photos suitable for stacking and combine them into one picture.
  • Page 42: Selecting A Drive Mode ([burst] / [self Timer])

    Recording Selecting a Drive Mode ([Burst] / [Self Timer]) Recording mode: You can switch the operation to be performed when you press the shutter button. Press [ ] button ( ) Press to select the drive mode and press [MENU/SET] [Single] When the shutter button is pressed, only one picture is recorded.
  • Page 43: Taking Pictures While Adjusting A Setting Automatically (bracket Recording)

    Recording Taking Pictures While Adjusting a Setting Automatically (Bracket Recording) Recording mode: You can take multiple pictures while automatically adjusting a setting by pressing the shutter button. Set the menu → [Rec] → [Bracket] → [Bracket Type] Press the shutter button to perform recording while adjusting the exposure.
  • Page 44 Recording Exposure Bracket ■ About [More Settings] (step in (→43)) Sets the number of pictures to be taken and the exposure compensation range. [Step] ] (Takes three pictures with an interval of 1/3 EV) to [ (Takes seven pictures with an interval of 1 EV) [Sequence] Sets the order in which pictures are taken.
  • Page 45: Correcting Jitter

    When taking When recording pictures motion pictures Panasonic lenses compatible with Dual I.S. (Based on the Micro Four Thirds System standard) Lens + Body • For the latest information on compatible Lens + Body (Dual I.S.) (...
  • Page 46 Recording Camera shake is corrected for up/down, left/right, and (Normal) rotational movements. Camera shake is corrected for up/down movements. This [Operation (Panning) setting is ideal for panning. Mode] [Stabilizer] does not work. ([ [OFF] • When using a lens with an [O.I.S.] switch, set the switch to [OFF].
  • Page 47: Recording Motion Picture/4k Motion Picture

    Recording Recording Motion Picture/4K Motion Picture Recording mode: You can record full high-definition quality images that comply with the AVCHD standard, as well as motion pictures or 4K motion pictures recorded in MP4. Press the motion picture button to start recording Elapsed recording time Remaining recording time...
  • Page 48 Recording ■ Setting the format, picture size and recording frame rate → [Motion Picture] → [Rec Format] [AVCHD] This is a data format suitable for playback on high-definition TVs. This data format is suited for playing back motion pictures on a computer and other [MP4] such devices.
  • Page 49 Recording ● [AVCHD] motion pictures: Files are split into smaller motion picture files for recording when the file size exceeds 4 GB. ● MP4 motion pictures with a [Rec Quality] size of [FHD] or [HD]: You can continue recording without interruption even if the continuous recording time exceeds 30 minutes or the file size exceeds 4 GB, but the motion picture file will be divided and recorded/played back separately.
  • Page 50 Recording Set mode dial to [ Set the menu → [Creative Video] → [4K Live Cropping] Settings: [40SEC] / [20SEC] / [OFF] Set the crop start frame and press Start Start [MENU/SET] to set • Set the crop end frame as well. •...
  • Page 51: Playback

    Playback Viewing your pictures Press [ ] (Playback) button Press to select a picture to be displayed • When you press and hold , the pictures are displayed one after another. ■ Ending Playback Press [ ] (Playback) button again or press the shutter button halfway. ●...
  • Page 52: Deleting Pictures

    Playback Deleting pictures Deleted pictures cannot be recovered. ■ [Delete Single] Press [ ] button to delete displayed picture to select [Delete Single] and press [MENU/SET] ■ To delete multiple (up to 100  )/To delete all pictures  A picture group is handled as 1 picture. (All the pictures in the selected picture group are deleted.) Press [ ] button while viewing a picture...
  • Page 53: Menu

    Menu Menu list ● You can display an explanation on the menu by pressing the [DISP.] button while you select a menu item or setting. (→27) Menus to be displayed in each recording mode [Intelligent Auto] [Intelligent Auto Mode] [iHandheld Night Shot] [iHDR] [Creative Video] [Exposure Mode]...
  • Page 54 Menu [Rec] [Aspect Ratio] [Flash] [Burst Rate] [Picture Size] [Red-Eye Removal] [4K PHOTO] [ISO Auto Upper Limit [Quality] [Self Timer] (Photo)]  [Time Lapse Shot] [AFS/AFF] [Min. Shtr Speed]  [Stop Motion Animation] [Photo Style] [Long Shtr NR]  [Silent Mode] [Filter Settings] [Shading Comp.] [Color Space]...
  • Page 55 Menu [Custom] [Exposure] [ISO Increments] [Extended ISO] [Exposure Comp. Reset] [Focus / Release Shutter] [Loop Movement Focus [AF/AE Lock] [Pinpoint AF Setting] Frame] [AF/AE Lock Hold] [AF Assist Lamp] [AF Area Display] [Shutter AF] [Direct Focus Area] [AF+MF] [Half Press Release] [Focus/Release Priority] [MF Assist] [Focus Switching for Vert...
  • Page 56 Menu [Setup] [Online Manual] [Economy] [Folder / File Settings] [Cust.Set Mem.] [Monitor Display Speed] [No.Reset] [Monitor Display]/ [Clock Set] [Reset] [Viewfinder] [World Time] [Reset Network Settings] [Monitor Luminance] [Travel Date] [Pixel Refresh] [Eye Sensor] [Wi-Fi] [Sensor Cleaning] [USB Mode] [Bluetooth] [Level Gauge Adjust.] [TV Connection] [Wireless Connection...
  • Page 57: Aspect Ratio

    Menu [Aspect Ratio] Recording mode: This allows you to select the aspect ratio of the pictures to suit printing or the playback method. → [Rec] → [Aspect Ratio] [4:3] Aspect ratio of a 4:3 TV [3:2] Aspect ratio of standard film cameras [16:9] Aspect ratio of high-definition TV, etc.
  • Page 58: Photo Style

    Menu [Quality] Recording mode: Set the compression rate used for storing pictures. → [Rec] → [Quality] Gives priority to picture quality and saves pictures in JPEG file format. JPEG Saves pictures in JPEG file format using standard picture quality. Saves pictures in both RAW and JPEG file format ([ ] or [ RAW + JPEG simultaneously.
  • Page 59: Adjusting The Picture Quality

    Menu [Standard] Standard setting.  Setting with slightly high contrast and saturation. [Vivid]  Setting with slightly low contrast. [Natural] Setting that creates a picture using monochrome shades of grey [Monochrome] only, such as black and white. Setting that creates a monochrome picture using rich shades of ...
  • Page 60: Live View Boost

    Menu [Live View Boost] The screen is displayed bright so that you can check the composition in low-light environment such as at night. → [Custom] → [Monitor / Display] → [Live View Boost] Settings: [ON] / [OFF] / [SET] ● [Live View Boost] is disabled when using [Constant Preview].
  • Page 61 Menu ■ Setting each item When you select an item, the setting screen appears. Touch Operation Description operation Drag Used to make adjustments Used to display the colour temperature setting screen (Only [WB K Set] when [White Balance] is set to Used to display the White Balance fine adjustment screen [Adjust.]...
  • Page 62 Menu [Sequence Composition] Select multiple frames from a 4K burst file to create a sequence composition of a moving subject into one picture. • We recommend using a tripod to take pictures for Sequence Composition. → [Playback] → [Sequence Composition] to select the 4K burst files and press [MENU/SET] Select frames to combine Select the frames so that the moving subject will not overlap on the preceding...
  • Page 63: Wi-fi/bluetooth

    Wi-Fi/Bluetooth ® ® What you can do with the Wi-Fi /Bluetooth function Operating the camera by connecting it to a smartphone • Operating the shutter button of the camera using a smartphone (remote recording) (→70) • Playing back or saving images stored on the camera, or uploading them on social media sites (→71) •...
  • Page 64 Wi-Fi/Bluetooth ■ Lighting of the WIRELESS connection lamp (Blue) Lit: When the Wi-Fi/Bluetooth function is ON or connected Blinking: When sending picture data • In [Wireless Connection Lamp] in the [Setup] menu, you can set the lamp so that it will not light/flash. ■...
  • Page 65: Operating The Camera By Connecting It To A Smartphone

    Connect your device to a network (Android) Select “Google Play™ Store” (iOS) Select “App Store” Enter “Panasonic Image App” or “LUMIX” into the search box Select “Panasonic Image App” and install it • Use the latest version. • Supported OS versions as of February 2018. Supported OS versions may be changed without prior notice.
  • Page 66 Wi-Fi/Bluetooth Connecting the camera to a smartphone compatible with Bluetooth Low Energy You can connect the camera to a smartphone via a Bluetooth connection. • Supported smartphones Android: Android 5.0 or higher equipped with Bluetooth 4.0 or higher (excluding those that do not support Bluetooth low energy) iOS: iOS 9.0 or higher (excluding the iPad 2) First-time connection You need to set up pairing (connection) for the first time only.
  • Page 67 Wi-Fi/Bluetooth If you are using an Android device, follow the steps up to here to complete the setup. Proceed to the steps below only if you are using an iOS device. • If [Wi-Fi Password] (→68) is set to [OFF] on the camera, select [Wi-Fi Setup]. (At the time of purchase, [Wi-Fi Password] is set to [OFF]) •...
  • Page 68: The Camera

    Wi-Fi/Bluetooth Connecting the camera to a smartphone that does not support for Bluetooth Low Energy You can easily establish a Wi-Fi connection on this unit without entering a password on your smartphone. (On the camera) → [Setup] → [Wi-Fi] → [Wi-Fi Function] → [New Connection] →...
  • Page 69 Wi-Fi/Bluetooth Closing the Wi-Fi connection Set the camera to Recording Mode • Press the shutter button halfway to return to recording mode. Select the camera’s menu items to terminate the Wi-Fi connection → [Setup] → [Wi-Fi] → [Wi-Fi Function] → [Yes] On the smartphone, close “Image App”...
  • Page 70 Wi-Fi/Bluetooth ■ Turning off the camera with the smartphone Select [ Select [ OFF] ● When [Remote Wakeup] is set to [ON], the Bluetooth function continues to operate even after the camera is turned off, thus causing the battery to drain. Operating the shutter button of the camera using a smartphone (remote recording) Wireless connectivity required:...
  • Page 71 Wi-Fi/Bluetooth Playing back or saving images stored on the camera, or uploading them on social media sites Wireless connectivity required: Wi-Fi Connect to a smartphone (→65) Operate the smartphone If the camera is already connected to the smartphone via Bluetooth, select ] →...
  • Page 72: Recorded Image

    Wi-Fi/Bluetooth Check the send settings on the camera, and select [Set] • To change the send setting, press [DISP.] button. • The camera will enter a mode where it can automatically transfer images and [ ] will be displayed on the recording screen. (If [Auto Transfer] is not displayed on the recording screen, images cannot be transferred automatically.
  • Page 73: Others

    You can also correct still pictures, edit motion pictures, or write to DVD. The software is available for download until the end of March 2023. http://panasonic.jp/support/global/cs/soft/download/d_pfs10ae.html • For details about information such as the operating environment or operating method, refer to the “Operating Instructions for advanced features (PDF format)”...
  • Page 74: List Of Monitor/viewfinder Displays

    Others List of monitor/viewfinder displays • The following images are examples of when the display screen is set to [ (monitor style) in the monitor. In recording Elapsed recording XXhXXmXXs  time Recording mode (→25) Simultaneous recording Custom Set indicator (When taking [Photo Style] (→58) still pictures while Flash Setting...
  • Page 75 Others  [Quality] (→58) Name  Focus Mode (→31) Travel elapsed days  Focus Bracket (→44) Age in years/months  Location [AF Mode] (→31)  [Pull Focus] Current date/time  ([Snap Movie]) Travel destination setting [Face Recog.] Exposure meter AF Lock Focal distance display Step zoom Burst (→42)
  • Page 76 Others Colouring (→30) [Dial Guide] Defocus control function (→30) AWBc White Balance Brightness (exposure) White Balance Bracket (→30) White Balance Fine Type of defocus Adjustment ([Miniature Effect]) Colouring [One Point Color] Number of recordable pictures [Sunshine] Maximum number of Picture effect (Filter) pictures that can be adjustment display taken continuously...
  • Page 77 Others ■ On-monitor recording information F3.5 1/60 Single (→42) Burst (→42) [4K PHOTO] (→35) [Self Timer] (→42) Focus Mode (→31) AF Mode (→31) [Quality] (→58) [Aspect Ratio] (→57)/ Recording mode (→25) [Picture Size] (→57) F3.5 Aperture value Wi-Fi/Bluetooth (→63) 1/60 Shutter speed Function button setting Battery indicator...
  • Page 78: Troubleshooting

    Others Q&A Troubleshooting • Performing [Reset] in the [Setup] menu may resolve the issue. • Further information is provided in the “Operating Instructions for advanced features (PDF format)”. Check it together with the information in this section. When I shake the camera, I hear a rattling sound. •...
  • Page 79 Others Striping or flicker may appear under lighting such as fluorescent lighting and LED lighting fixture. • This is characteristic of MOS sensors which serve as the camera’s pickup sensors. This is not a malfunction. • If you are taking still pictures using the electronic shutter, the striping may be reduced by setting a slower shutter speed.
  • Page 80 Others No flash emitted. • The flash becomes unavailable in the following cases. – The flash is closed. – Flash set to [ ] (Forced Flash Off). • Set [Shutter Type] to [AUTO] or [MSHTR]. (→54) • Set [Silent Mode] to [OFF]. (→54) The monitor/viewfinder is turned off although the camera is turned on.
  • Page 81 Others I am having a problem connecting to my Windows 8 PC. The user name and password are not recognised. • Depending on the OS version, on Windows 8, for example, there are two types of user account (local account/Microsoft account). →...
  • Page 82: Specifications

    Others Specifications Digital Camera Body (DC-GX9): Information for your safety Power Source DC 8.4 V (8.4 V Power 3.1 W (When recording with Monitor) Consumption [When the Interchangeable lens (H-FS12032) is used] 3.1 W (When recording with Monitor) [When the Interchangeable lens (H-H020A) is used] 2.1 W (When playing back with Monitor) [When the Interchangeable lens (H-FS12032) is used] 2.2 W (When playing back with Monitor)
  • Page 83: Recordable Pictures

    When there are RAW files: 30 or higher pictures recordable When there are no RAW files: 100 or higher pictures  pictures When recording is performed under the test conditions specified by Panasonic  ISO sensitivity AUTO/ /L.100 /200/400/800/1600/3200/6400/12800/ (Standard Output...
  • Page 84 Others Exposure (AE) Programme AE/Aperture-priority AE/Shutter-priority AE/ Manual exposure Exposure 1/3 EV steps, -5 EV to +5 EV Compensation Light metering system, 1728-zone multi-pattern sensing system, Light metering Multiple/Centre weighted/Spot mode Monitor 3.0″ TFT LCD (3:2) (Approx. 1,240,000 dots) (field of view ratio about 100%) Touch screen Viewfinder Colour LCD Live Viewfinder (16:9)
  • Page 85 Others Picture size (Still picture) When the aspect ratio setting is [4:3] 3328×2496 pixels (4K photo), 5184×3888 pixels ([L]), 3712×2784 pixels ([M]), 2624×1968 pixels ([S]) When the aspect ratio setting is [3:2] 3504×2336 pixels (4K photo), 5184×3456 pixels ([L]), 3712×2480 pixels ([M]), 2624×1752 pixels ([S]) When the aspect ratio setting is [16:9] 3840×2160 pixels (4K photo), 5184×2920 pixels ([L]), 3840×2160 pixels ([M]), 1920×1080 pixels ([S])
  • Page 86: Wireless Transmitter

    Others Dimensions Approx. 124 mm (W) × 72.1 mm (H) × 46.8 mm (D) [4.88″ (W) × 2.83″ (H) × 1.84″ (D)] (excluding the projection part) Mass Approx. 450 /0.99 lb [with the card and battery] Approx. 407 /0.90 lb (camera body) Approx.
  • Page 87 Input: 110 V – 240 V 50/60 Hz 0.2 A Output: 1.0 A ■ AC adaptor (Panasonic SAE0012F) (DC-GX9KGH/DC-GX9GH): Information for your safety Input: 110 V – 240 V 50/60 Hz 0.2 A Output: 1.0 A ■ Battery pack (lithium-ion)
  • Page 88 Others Interchangeable Lens H-FS12032 H-H020A “LUMIX G VARIO  “LUMIX G 20 mm/F1.7 12–32 mm/F3.5–5.6 ASPH./ ASPH.” MEGA O.I.S.” Focal length f=12 mm to 32 mm (35 mm film f=20 mm (35 mm film camera camera equivalent: 24 mm to equivalent: 40 mm) 64 mm) Aperture type...
  • Page 89: Digital Camera Accessory System

    Supplied with an AC adaptor and a USB connection cable (for charger).  The AC adaptor (optional) can only be used with the designated Panasonic DC coupler (optional). The AC adaptor (optional) cannot be used by itself. When using an AC adaptor (optional), use the AC cable supplied with the AC adaptor.
  • Page 90: Reading The Operating Instructions (pdf Format)

    [MENU/SET] → [Setup] → [Version Disp.] → [Software info]. At least three (3) years from delivery of this product, Panasonic will give to any third party who contacts us at the contact information provided below, for a charge no more than our cost of physically performing source code distribution, a complete machine-readable copy of the corresponding source code covered under GPL V2.0 or LGPL V2.1, as well as the respective...
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