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   Summary of Contents for Panasonic LUMIX DC-TZ200

  • Page 1: Operating Instructions

    Operating Instructions for advanced features Digital Camera DC-TZ200 Model No. DC-TZ202 Please read these instructions carefully before using this product, and save this manual for future use. Message displays →290 Q&A Troubleshooting →292 Finding the information you need →2 Contents →5 Contents by Function →11...
  • 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. Search from “Contents”...
  • Page 3: How To Use This Manual

    How to use this manual Recording mode icons 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. •...
  • Page 4 How to use this manual ■ About the symbols in the text Indicates that the menu can be set by pressing [MENU/SET] button. Indicates that the Wi-Fi setting can be made by pressing [Wi-Fi] button. Tips for skilful use and points for recording. (→00) Indicates the reference page.
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Contents ■ ■ Finding the information you need ..2 Contents by Function ....... 11 ■ How to use this manual ...... 3 Before Use ■ ■ Before use ......... 13 Names and Functions ■ of Main Parts ........16 Standard Accessories ......
  • Page 6 Contents Recording mode ■ ■ Taking pictures with Taking pictures according automatic settings to the scene (Intelligent Auto Mode) ..... 52 (Scene Guide Mode) ......67 [Intelligent Auto] menu .......54 Types of Scene Guide Mode .....68 ■ Taking Pictures with Setting colouring ........55 different picture effects Setting brightness (exposure)/...
  • Page 7 Contents Focus, Brightness (Exposure) and Colour tone Settings ■ ■ Taking pictures with Auto Focus ..83 Taking pictures with Manual Focus ........97 Set the focusing operation to be ■ performed when the shutter button is Taking pictures by locking pressed halfway (AFS, AFF, AFC) .....84 the focus and/or exposure Switching [AF Mode] ........85...
  • Page 8 Contents Stabiliser, Zoom and Flash ■ ■ Correcting jitter ....... 136 Taking pictures with flash ....142 ■ Using Zoom ........138 Changing Flash Mode......143 Setting the 2nd curtain sync ....146 Zoom types and use ........138 Adjusting the flash output ......146 Using the zoom by performing touch operations (Touch zoom) ......141 Recording motion pictures...
  • Page 9 Wireless printing ......250 ■ Installing the smartphone/tablet app Sending pictures to AV device ..251 ■ “Panasonic Image App” ......226 Sending pictures to a PC ....252 Connecting the camera to a smartphone ■ Using WEB services ....... 254 compatible with Bluetooth Low Energy ..227...
  • Page 10 Contents Connecting with other devices ■ ■ Enjoying 4K motion pictures ..268 Storing recorded still pictures and motion pictures in the Viewing 4K motion pictures .....268 recorder ........... 279 Storing 4K motion pictures.......269 ■ ■ Printing ..........280 Viewing on TV screen ..... 270 Printing with date and text .......282 Recording while monitoring camera images ........272...
  • Page 11: Contents By Function

    Contents by Function Recording Recording Picture Quality and Colour Tone Recording mode ...........35 White Balance ..........103 [Preview] ............62 [Picture Size] ..........166 Panorama Shot Mode ........64 [Quality] ............166 Macro recording ..........96 [Photo Style] ..........167 Bracket recording ........127 [Filter Settings] ..........169 [Time Lapse Shot] ........130 [Color Space] ..........170...
  • Page 12 Contents by Function Setup/Custom Basic settings Customisation [Format] ............27 Function buttons ...........47 [Clock Set] ............29 Custom Mode ..........81 Dioptre adjustment ........32 [Custom] menu ...........181 Quick Menu ..........45 [Beep] ............197 [Economy] ...........198 [Reset] (initialisation) ........204 Playback Playback Edit Picture playback .........156 [Post Focus] ..........120 Motion picture playback...
  • Page 13: Before Use

    Before Use 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 14 Before Use Before use ■ Always take a test shot first Before important events when you will use the camera (at weddings, for example), always take a test shot to make sure that pictures and sound record correctly. ■ No compensation for missed shots We cannot compensate for missed shots if technical problems with the camera or card prevent recording.
  • Page 15: Standard Accessories

    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 Main Parts

    Before Use Names and Functions of Main Parts Shutter button (→34) Stereo microphone (→31, 180) Be careful not to cover the microphone Zoom lever (→33, 138, 186) with your finger. Doing so may make sound difficult to record. Motion picture button (→35, 147) Strap eyelet (→18)
  • Page 17 DC coupler cover (→283) Charging lamp (→22) When using an AC adaptor, ensure that WIRELESS connection lamp (→223) the Panasonic DC coupler (optional) and AC adaptor (optional) are used. ] ([Post Focus]) button (→118) [Fn2] button (→47) Tripod mount (→304)
  • Page 18: Preparations

    Preparations Attaching the Hand Strap We recommend attaching the hand strap when using the camera to prevent it from dropping. Strap eyelet...
  • Page 19: Charging Battery

    Please be advised that we are not liable for any accident or failure occurring as a result of use of a counterfeit battery pack. To ensure that safe products are used we recommend that a genuine Panasonic battery pack is used.
  • Page 20: Inserting The Battery

    To remove battery Move the lever in the card/battery compartment in the direction of the arrow. ● Always use genuine Panasonic batteries. ● If you use other batteries, we cannot guarantee the quality of this product. ● To remove the battery, turn the camera off and wait until the LUMIX indicator on the screen goes off.
  • Page 21: Charging The Battery

    Preparations Charging battery Charging the battery We recommend charging in a location where the ambient temperature is between 10 °C and 30 °C (50 °F to 86 °F) (same for the battery temperature). Insert the battery into the camera. Make sure that the camera is turned off. The battery can be charged from an outlet or through a PC.
  • Page 22 Preparations Charging battery ● If the computer enters sleep mode during charging, charging may be stopped. ● If a notebook computer that is not connected to an electrical outlet is connected to the camera, the battery of the notebook computer will be depleted. Do not leave the camera and notebook connected for a long period of time.
  • Page 23: Remaining Battery

    Preparations Charging battery Notes on charging time When using the AC adaptor (supplied) Charging time Approx. 190 min. • The charging time indicated above is the time required for charging in case when the battery is completely used up. The time required for charging differs depending on conditions of battery usage.
  • Page 24 Estimated number of recordable pictures and operating time Numbers of recordable still pictures are based on CIPA (Camera & Imaging Products Association) standards. When a Panasonic SDHC memory card and the supplied battery are used. ■ Recording still pictures (When using monitor) Number of recordable pictures Approx.
  • Page 25: Inserting And Removing The Card (optional)

    Preparations Inserting and removing the card (optional) • Make sure that the camera is turned off. Slide the release lever to the [OPEN] [LOCK] [OPEN] position and open the card/battery door Release lever Insert the card all the way Do not touch the terminal •...
  • Page 26: 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 27: Formatting The Card (initialisation)

    Preparations About the Card 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] ● This requires a sufficiently charged battery, or an AC adaptor (optional) and DC coupler (optional). ●...
  • Page 28 Preparations About the Card Recording time capacity (motion pictures) • The recordable time is the total time of all the motion pictures which have been recorded. ([h], [m] and [s] indicate “hour”, “minute” and “second”.) When [Rec Format] is [AVCHD] [Rec Quality] 16 GB 32 GB...
  • Page 29: Setting The Clock

    Preparations Setting the clock The clock is not set when the camera is shipped. Set the Camera [ON/OFF] switch to [ON] • If the language select screen is not displayed, proceed to step Press [MENU/SET] while the message is displayed Press to select the language, and press [MENU/SET] •...
  • Page 30 Preparations Setting the clock When [The clock setting has been completed.] is displayed, press [MENU/SET] When [Please set the home area] is displayed, press [MENU/SET] Press to set your home area and press [MENU/SET] City or area name Current time Difference from GMT (Greenwich Mean Time) ■...
  • Page 31: Basics

    Basics Holding the camera Hold the camera gently with both hands keeping your arms close to your body while standing with your feet slightly apart. • To prevent dropping, be sure to attach the supplied strap and fit it to your wrist. •...
  • Page 32: Buttons/ring/dials/levers Used For Recording

    Basics Buttons/Ring/Dials/Levers Used for Recording [LVF] button (Recording pictures using the viewfinder) Press [LVF] button Eye Sensor [LVF] button You can switch between monitor display and Viewfinder display. Automatic switching between viewfinder and Viewfinder display Monitor display 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 33: Zoom Lever (use Zoom)

    Basics Buttons/Ring/Dials/Levers Used for Recording Zoom Lever (Use Zoom) You can adjust the area of a picture to be taken using the zoom or control ring. • You can also use the zoom function from the touch panel. (→141) • For details about zoom types and use, refer to (→138). Zoom lever Control ring Turn the control ring *...
  • Page 34: Shutter Button (taking Pictures)

    Basics Buttons/Ring/Dials/Levers Used for Recording Shutter button (Taking pictures) Press the shutter button halfway (press lightly) to focus on the subject Focus display ( When focus is aligned: illuminated When focus is not aligned: flashing) Aperture value Shutter speed • The aperture value and shutter speed are displayed. (If the aperture value and shutter speed are shown in red and flashing, you do not have the appropriate exposure, unless you are using the flash.)
  • Page 35: Motion Picture Button (recording Motion Pictures)

    Basics Buttons/Ring/Dials/Levers Used for Recording Motion picture button (Recording motion pictures) Press the motion picture button to start recording • Immediately release the motion picture button after pressing it. Press the motion picture button again to end recording Mode dial (Select the recording mode) Set to the desired recording mode •...
  • Page 36: Control Ring / Rear Dial

    Basics Buttons/Ring/Dials/Levers Used for Recording Control ring / Rear dial You can select menu items etc. by rotating the rear dial. You can use the control ring ( )/rear dial ( ) to change the settings for recording. Following are the pre-assigned settings. Mode dial Rear dial Control ring...
  • Page 37: Cursor Button / [menu/set] Button (selecting/setting Items)

    Basics Buttons/Ring/Dials/Levers Used for Recording Cursor button / [MENU/SET] button (Selecting/setting items) Pressing the cursor button: Selection of items or setting of values etc., is performed. Pressing [MENU/SET]: Confirmation of setting contents, etc., is performed. [DISP.] button (Switching the display information) Press [DISP.] button to switch the display During recording You can switch the viewfinder/monitor display method.
  • Page 38 Basics Buttons/Ring/Dials/Levers Used for Recording ■ ] Monitor style display layout (Example of monitor style display) With information Without information With information Without information level gauge level gauge Turned off ● With [Fn Button Set] in the [Custom] ([Operation]) menu, you can assign [LVF/Monitor Disp. Style] to a function button.
  • Page 39 Basics Buttons/Ring/Dials/Levers Used for Recording During playback Detailed information Without information With information display ([Highlight]) Without information 10:00 1.DEC.2018 100-0001 Press to switch between the following display modes: – Detailed information display – Histogram display – Photo style, Highlight shadow display –...
  • Page 40: Touch Screen (touch Operations)

    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 41: Focusing On The Subject At The Touched Position (touch Af, Touch Shutter)

    Basics Touch screen (Touch operations) Focusing on the subject at the touched position (Touch AF, Touch Shutter) Recording mode: Touch [ Touch an icon • The icon switches every time you touch it. ] (Touch AF) Focuses on the position you touch. ] (Touch shutter) Focuses on the touched position before recording takes place.
  • Page 42: Matching The Brightness To The Touched Position ([touch Ae])

    Basics Touch screen (Touch operations) Matching the brightness to the touched position ([Touch AE]) Recording mode: When the face of the subject appears dark, you can brighten the screen according to the brightness of the face. Touch [ Touch [ •...
  • Page 43: Setting The Menu

    Basics Setting the menu Menu settings can be made either by button or touch operation. Press [MENU/SET] to bring up the menu Switch the menu type Menu type Press Press to select a tab such as [ Press [MENU/SET] With touch screen operations Touch a tab, such as [ [Rec] You can perform settings for the aspect ratio, number of pixels, 4K...
  • Page 44 Basics Setting the menu Press to select the menu item and press [MENU/SET] Item Page • You can switch to the next page by rotating the rear dial. With touch screen operations Touch the menu item • You can switch pages by touching on the right side of the display.
  • Page 45: Calling Frequently-used Menus Instantly (quick Menu)

    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 rear dial to select a menu item, and press • The menu item can also be selected by pressing Rotate the rear dial to select the setting •...
  • Page 46: Change The Quick Menu To Your Preferred Item

    Basics Calling frequently-used menus instantly (Quick Menu) Change the Quick Menu to your preferred item Up to 15 items can be set to the Quick Menu. → [Custom] → [Operation] → [Q.MENU] → [CUSTOM] After pressing the [Q.MENU/ ] button, press select [ ], and press [MENU/SET] Press...
  • Page 47: Assigning Frequently Used Functions To The Buttons (function Buttons)

    Basics Assigning frequently used functions to the buttons (Function buttons) You can assign frequently-used functions to particular buttons ([Fn1] - [Fn4]) or icons displayed on the screen ([Fn5] - [Fn9]). Set the menu → [Custom] → [Operation] → [Fn Button Set] Settings: [Setting in REC mode] / [Setting in PLAY mode] Press to select the function button...
  • Page 48: Using The Function Buttons During Recording

    Basics Assigning frequently used functions to the buttons (Function buttons) Using the function buttons during recording Press the function button to use the assigned function. ■ Using function buttons with touch operations Touch [ Touch [Fn5], [Fn6], [Fn7], [Fn8] or [Fn9] ■...
  • Page 49: Using The Function Buttons During Playback

    Basics Assigning frequently used functions to the buttons (Function buttons) ● When [Video Record] is assigned to the function button, you can start and stop recording motion pictures in the same way as pressing the motion picture button. ● When [Focus Area Set] is assigned to the function button, you can display the AF area or the MF Assist position setting screen.
  • Page 50: Changing The Settings Assigned To The Control Ring/rear Dial

    Basics Changing the settings assigned to the control ring/ rear dial Recording mode: Changes the settings assigned to the control ring/rear dial. → [Custom] → [Operation] → [Ring/Dial Set] Settings: [ ] (control ring) / [ ] (rear dial) to select the setting and press [MENU/SET] [DEFLT] [Normal] [Photo Style] [Filter Effect]...
  • Page 51: Entering Text

    Basics Entering Text Follow the steps below when the text entry screen is displayed. to select characters Press [MENU/SET] several times until the desired character is displayed • [ ]: Enter a blank. ■ To change the character type • Press [DISP.] button •...
  • Page 52: Recording Mode

    Recording mode Taking pictures with automatic settings (Intelligent Auto Mode) Recording 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 [ •...
  • Page 53: Automatic Scene Detection

    Recording mode Taking pictures with automatic settings (Intelligent Auto Mode) Auto Focus, Face/Eye Detection, and Face Recognition [AF Mode] is automatically set to [ ]. If you touch the subject, the camera switches to ] and the AF tracking function starts operating. •...
  • Page 54: [intelligent Auto] Menu

    Recording mode Taking pictures with automatic settings (Intelligent Auto Mode) • When the camera identifies [ ] as the optimal scene and if the camera determines that jitter is reduced by the use of a tripod or by other means, a shutter speed that is slower than usual is selected.
  • Page 55: Setting Colouring

    Recording mode Taking pictures with automatic settings (Intelligent Auto Mode) Combining pictures into a single still picture with rich gradation ([iHDR]) Recording mode: When there is, for example, strong contrast between the background and the subject, [iHDR] records multiple still pictures with differing exposures and combines them to create a single still picture rich in gradation.
  • Page 56: Setting Brightness (exposure)/blurriness Of The Background (defocus Control Function)

    Recording mode Taking pictures with automatic settings (Intelligent Auto Mode) Setting brightness (exposure)/blurriness of the background (Defocus control function) Recording mode: Press to display the setting screen • The brightness (exposure) operation screen is displayed. Press [Fn1] to operate the defocus control, and then press it again to finish the operation.
  • Page 57: Taking Pictures After Automatically Setting The Aperture Value And Shutter Speed (programme Ae Mode)

    Recording mode Taking pictures after automatically setting the aperture value and shutter speed (Programme AE Mode) Recording mode: Take pictures using automatic aperture values and shutter speed settings in accordance with the brightness of a subject. Set mode dial to [ ] Press the shutter button halfway •...
  • Page 58: Taking Pictures By Setting The Aperture Value And Shutter Speed

    Recording mode Taking pictures by setting the aperture value and shutter speed Recording mode: • The effect of the aperture value and shutter speed you have set is not applied to the recording screen. To check the effect on the recording screen, use Preview Mode. (→62) •...
  • Page 59: Taking Pictures By Setting The Shutter Speed (shutter-priority Ae Mode)

    Recording mode Taking pictures by setting the aperture value and shutter speed Taking pictures by setting the shutter speed (Shutter-Priority AE Mode) When you set the shutter speed, the camera automatically optimises the aperture value for the brightness of the subject. Set mode dial to [ Rotate the rear dial to set the shutter speed •...
  • Page 60: Taking Pictures By Setting The Aperture Value And Shutter Speed (manual Exposure Mode)

    Recording mode Taking pictures by setting the aperture value and shutter speed Taking pictures by setting the aperture value and shutter speed (Manual Exposure Mode) Determine the exposure by manually setting the aperture value and the shutter speed. Set mode dial to [ Turn the control ring to set the aperture value, and turn the rear dial to set the shutter speed •...
  • Page 61 Recording mode Taking pictures by setting the aperture value and shutter speed About [T] (Time) (Approximately up to 120 seconds) If you set the shutter speed to [T], the shutter stays open when the shutter button is pressed fully. The shutter closes if you press the shutter button again. Use this function when you want to keep the shutter open for an extended period, for example, to record pictures of fireworks or night scenes.
  • Page 62: Checking The Effects Of The Aperture Value And Shutter Speed (preview Mode)

    Recording mode Taking pictures by setting the aperture value and shutter speed Checking the effects of the aperture value and shutter speed (Preview Mode) Recording mode: • Checking the effect of the selected aperture value: This enables you to check the depth of field (focus range) by physically narrowing the lens aperture blades to the aperture value used for the actual recording.
  • Page 63: Easily Set Aperture Value / Shutter Speed For Suitable Exposure (one Push Ae)

    Recording mode Taking pictures by setting the aperture value and shutter speed ● You can take a picture even when Preview Mode is activated. ● The range in which you can check the effect of a selected shutter speed is between 8 seconds and 1/16000 seconds.
  • Page 64: Recording Panorama Pictures (panorama Shot Mode)

    Recording mode Recording panorama pictures (Panorama Shot Mode) Recording mode: Consecutive photos taken while the camera is moved are combined to form a panorama. Set mode dial to [ Press the shutter button halfway to focus Press the shutter button fully and pan the camera in a small circular motion to the recording direction to start recording Horizontal/vertical guide line Recording direction and progress status (approximate)
  • Page 65 Recording mode Recording panorama pictures (Panorama Shot Mode) ■ Changing the recording direction and angle of view (image size) of panorama pictures → [Panorama Shot] → [Direction] / [Picture Size] [Direction] Sets the recording direction. [Picture Size] Sets the angle of view (image size). [STANDARD] / [WIDE] •...
  • Page 66 Recording mode Recording panorama pictures (Panorama Shot Mode) ■ About panorama picture playback Pressing will start scrolling playback automatically in the same direction as the recording. • The following operations can be performed during scrolling playback. Start panorama playback / Pause Stop When the playback is paused, you can scroll forwards and backwards by dragging the screen.
  • Page 67: Taking Pictures According To The Scene (scene Guide Mode)

    Recording mode Taking pictures according to the scene (Scene Guide Mode) Recording mode: If you select a scene to suit the subject and recording conditions with reference to the example images, the camera will set optimal exposure, colour, and focus, allowing you to record in a manner appropriate to the scene.
  • Page 68: Types Of Scene Guide Mode

    Recording mode Taking pictures according to the scene (Scene Guide Mode) Types of Scene Guide Mode Displaying the description of each scene and recording tips Press [DISP.] button while the scene selection screen is displayed • When it is set to the guide display, detailed explanations and tips for each scene are displayed. Normal display Guide display List display...
  • Page 69 Recording mode Taking pictures according to the scene (Scene Guide Mode) 8: [Bright Blue Sky] 9: [Romantic Sunset Glow] 10: [Vivid Sunset Glow] 11: [Glistening Water] ● Star filter used in this mode may cause glistening effects on the objects other than water surface. 12: [Clear Nightscape] 13: [Cool Night Sky] 14: [Warm Glowing Nightscape]...
  • Page 70 Recording mode Taking pictures according to the scene (Scene Guide Mode) 20: [Appetizing Food] ● For close-up recording, we recommend that you avoid using the flash. 21: [Cute Dessert] ● For close-up recording, we recommend that you avoid using the flash. 22: [Freeze Animal Motion] ●...
  • Page 71: Taking Pictures With Different Picture Effects (creative Control Mode)

    Recording mode Taking Pictures with different picture effects (Creative Control Mode) Recording mode: You can select the effects to be applied from sample pictures and preview these effects on the screen. Set mode dial to [ Press to select the picture effect (filters) Preview display •...
  • Page 72: Types Of Picture Effects

    Recording mode Taking Pictures with different picture effects (Creative Control Mode) Displaying the description of each picture effect (Filter) Press [DISP.] button while the picture effect selection screen is displayed • When it is set to the guide display, explanations for each picture effect are displayed. Normal display Guide display List display...
  • Page 73 Recording mode Taking Pictures with different picture effects (Creative Control Mode) Picture effect Items that can be set [Expressive] Vividness Subdued colouring Gaudy colouring [Retro] Colouring Yellowish colouring Reddish colouring [Old Days] Contrast Low contrast High contrast [High Key] Colouring Pinkish colouring Light-bluish colouring [Low Key]...
  • Page 74 Recording mode Taking Pictures with different picture effects (Creative Control Mode) Picture effect Items that can be set [Soft Focus] Degree of defocusing Slight defocusing Strong defocusing [Fantasy] Vividness Subdued colouring Gaudy colouring [Star Filter] Length of the rays of light Rays of light is short Rays of light is long Number of the rays of light...
  • Page 75 Recording mode Taking Pictures with different picture effects (Creative Control Mode) ● No audio is recorded for motion pictures. ● When a motion picture is recorded, the finished recording will be approximately 1/8th of the actual recorded time period. (If you record a motion picture for 8 minutes, the resulting motion picture recording time will be approximately 1 minute.) The recordable time displayed on the camera is approx.
  • Page 76 Recording mode Taking Pictures with different picture effects (Creative Control Mode) Setting brightness (exposure)/blurriness of the background (Defocus control function) Press to display the setting screen • The brightness (exposure) operation screen is displayed. Press [Fn1] to operate the defocus control, and then press it again to finish the operation.
  • Page 77: Recording Motion Pictures By Setting The Aperture/ Shutter Speed/iso Sensitivity (creative Video Mode)

    Recording mode Recording motion pictures by setting the aperture/ shutter speed/ISO sensitivity (Creative Video Mode) Recording mode: The operation for changing the aperture value, shutter speed or ISO sensitivity is the same as the operation for setting the mode dial to [ ], [ ], [ ] or [ ] (except...
  • Page 78: Recording Slow Motion Pictures ([high Speed Video])

    Recording mode Recording motion pictures by setting the aperture/shutter speed/ISO sensitivity (Creative Video Mode) ● The ISO sensitivity can be set within the following range. • [AUTO], [125] to [6400] ([L.80] to [6400] when [Extended ISO] is set to [ON]) ■...
  • Page 79: Pan Or Zoom While Recording With The Camera In A Fixed Position ([4k Live Cropping])

    Recording mode Recording motion pictures by setting the aperture/shutter speed/ISO sensitivity (Creative Video Mode) Pan or zoom while recording with the camera in a fixed position ([4K Live Cropping]) By cropping your motion picture down from the 4K angle of view to Full High Definition, you can record a motion picture that pans and zooms in/out while leaving the camera in a fixed position.
  • Page 80: Start Recording

    Recording mode Recording motion pictures by setting the aperture/shutter speed/ISO sensitivity (Creative Video Mode) Repeat step , and then set the crop end frame Crop end frame • The setting of [AF Mode] switches to [ ] (Face Detection). (The Eye Detection cannot be used.) Size Size...
  • Page 81: Registering Your Own Settings And Recording (custom Mode)

    Recording mode Registering your own settings and recording (Custom Mode) Recording mode: Registering your own settings ([Cust.Set Mem.]) Up to 3 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 •...
  • Page 82: Recording Using Registered Custom Set

    Recording mode Registering your own settings and recording (Custom Mode) Recording using registered custom set Set mode dial to [ ] • The custom set you used last time will be called up. ■ To change a custom set Set mode dial to [ ] Press [MENU/SET] to bring up the menu Press to select the custom set you want to use, and press [MENU/SET]...
  • Page 83: Focus, Brightness (exposure) And Colour Tone Settings

    Focus, Brightness (Exposure) and Colour tone Settings Taking pictures with Auto Focus Recording mode: Press [ ] button ( Press to select [AF] and press [MENU/SET] • Set the focusing action when the shutter button is pressed halfway (→84) • Switching [AF Mode] (→85) Press the shutter button halfway Focus display...
  • Page 84: Set The Focusing Operation To Be Performed When The Shutter Button Is Pressed Halfway (afs, Aff, Afc)

    Focus, Brightness (Exposure) and Colour tone Settings Taking pictures with Auto Focus Set the focusing operation to be performed when the shutter button is pressed halfway (AFS, AFF, AFC) Recording mode: → [Rec] / [Motion Picture] → [AFS/AFF/AFC] The movement of the Settings subject and the scene Description...
  • Page 85: Switching [af Mode]

    Focus, Brightness (Exposure) and Colour tone Settings Taking pictures with Auto Focus Switching [AF Mode] Recording mode: This allows the focusing method that suits the positions and number of the subjects to be selected. → [Rec] / [Motion Picture] → [AF Mode] Settings: [ ] (Face/Eye Detection) / [ ] (Tracking) / [...
  • Page 86 Focus, Brightness (Exposure) and Colour tone Settings Taking pictures with Auto Focus Taking front-on pictures of people (Face/Eye Detection) The camera automatically detects the faces and eyes of subjects. The camera adjusts the focus on the eye that is closer to the camera and the exposure using the face (when [Metering Mode] is set to [ ] (Multi Metering)).
  • Page 87 Focus, Brightness (Exposure) and Colour tone Settings Taking pictures with Auto Focus Automatically locking the focus on a moving subject (tracking) With cursor button operations Align the AF Tracking area with the subject and press the shutter button halfway AF Tracking area When the subject is recognised, the AF tracking area turns green.
  • Page 88: Subject Not Centred In Picture

    Focus, Brightness (Exposure) and Colour tone Settings Taking pictures with Auto Focus Subject not centred in picture (49-area-focusing) Focuses on the subject in the wide range area (up to 49-area- focusing) on the recording screen. Setting the shape of an AF area , etc.
  • Page 89 Focus, Brightness (Exposure) and Colour tone Settings Taking pictures with Auto Focus Select the AF area Selected AF area When selecting [ ] / [ ] / [ Change the shape of an AF area Touch Operation Description operation Touch Moves position Pinch out / Changes the size (3 stages)
  • Page 90 Focus, Brightness (Exposure) and Colour tone Settings Taking pictures with Auto Focus Determined position for focus (1-area-focusing) / (Pinpoint-focusing) (1-area-focusing) Focuses on AF area in centre of picture. (Recommended when focus is difficult to align) When the subject is not in the centre of the composition in [ ], you can bring the subject into the AF area, fix the focus and exposure by pressing the shutter button halfway, move the camera to the composition you want with the shutter button pressed halfway, and then take the...
  • Page 91: Changing The Position And Size Of The Af Area

    Focus, Brightness (Exposure) and Colour tone Settings Taking pictures with Auto Focus Changing the position and size of the AF area Recording mode: When [ ], [ ], [ ], or [ ] in Auto Focus Mode is selected, you can change the position and size of the AF area.
  • Page 92 Focus, Brightness (Exposure) and Colour tone Settings Taking pictures with Auto Focus ■ When selecting [ You can set the focus position by selecting an AF area group. The AF area, which is configured with 49 points, is divided into groups consisting of 9 points each (6 points or 4 points for the groups located at the edges of the screen).
  • Page 93 Focus, Brightness (Exposure) and Colour tone Settings Taking pictures with Auto Focus ■ When selecting [ You can enlarge the screen to perform more precise settings of the focus position. • You cannot set the focus position at the edges of the screen. →...
  • Page 94: Setting The Af Area Position With The Touch Pad

    Focus, Brightness (Exposure) and Colour tone Settings Taking pictures with Auto Focus Setting the AF area position with the touch pad Recording mode: You can move the AF area displayed on the viewfinder by touching the monitor. → [Custom] → [Operation] →...
  • Page 95: Optimising The Focus And Brightness For A Touched Position

    Focus, Brightness (Exposure) and Colour tone Settings Taking pictures with Auto Focus Optimising the focus and brightness for a touched position Recording mode: → [Custom] → [Operation] → [Touch Settings] → [Touch AF] → [AF+AE] Touch the subject you want to optimise the brightness •...
  • Page 96: Taking Close-up Pictures (macro Recording)

    Focus, Brightness (Exposure) and Colour tone Settings Taking close-up pictures (Macro recording) Recording mode: This mode allows you to take close-up pictures of a subject, e.g. when taking pictures of flowers. Press [ ] button ( Press to select the item and press [MENU/SET] You can take pictures of a subject as close as 3 cm (0.098 feet) from the lens by rotating the zoom lever upmost to Wide.
  • Page 97: Manual Focus

    Focus, Brightness (Exposure) and Colour tone Settings 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. Press [ ] button ( Press to select [MF] and press...
  • Page 98 Focus, Brightness (Exposure) and Colour tone Settings Taking pictures with Manual Focus Operation Touch operation Description Drag Moves the enlarged area. Pinch out / — Enlarges/reduces the screen in small steps. Pinch in — Enlarges/reduces the screen in large steps. Switches the enlarged display.
  • Page 99: Taking Pictures By Locking The Focus And/or Exposure (af/ae Lock)

    Focus, Brightness (Exposure) and Colour tone Settings Taking pictures by locking the focus and/or exposure (AF/AE Lock) Recording mode: You can use the AF/AE Lock function to fix the focus and exposure in advance and change the composition of the picture when recording. This function is convenient when you want to focus on the edge of the screen or when your subject is back-lit.
  • Page 100: Taking Pictures With Exposure Compensation

    Focus, Brightness (Exposure) and Colour tone Settings 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. Press [ ] button ( Rotate the rear dial to compensate the exposure Exposure Bracket Exposure Compensation...
  • Page 101: Setting The Iso Sensitivity

    Focus, Brightness (Exposure) and Colour tone Settings Setting the ISO Sensitivity Recording mode: Set ISO sensitivity (sensitivity to lighting). → [Rec] → [Sensitivity] Select the ISO sensitivity by rotating the rear dial ISO sensitivity ISO sensitivity is automatically set in a range up to 3200 (with the AUTO flash on: 4000) depending on the brightness of a subject.
  • Page 102 Focus, Brightness (Exposure) and Colour tone Settings Setting the ISO Sensitivity Setting guide ISO sensitivity [125] [12800] Location Bright Dark (recommended) (outdoors) Shutter speed Slow Fast Interference High Subject blur High ● For details on the available flash range used when the ISO sensitivity is set to [AUTO], refer to (→145).
  • Page 103: Adjusting The White Balance

    Focus, Brightness (Exposure) and Colour tone Settings Adjusting the White Balance Recording mode: This item adjusts to the colour of white which is closest to what is seen by the eye in accordance with the light source. Press [ ] button ( Rotate the rear dial to select the White Balance Automatic adjustment in accordance with the light source.
  • Page 104 Focus, Brightness (Exposure) and Colour tone Settings Adjusting the White Balance Press [MENU/SET] to set • You can also press the shutter button halfway to set. Under fluorescent lighting, LED lighting fixtures, etc., the optimal White Balance will vary depending on the lighting type, so use [AWB], [AWBc], [ ], [ ], [ ] or [...
  • Page 105: Performing White Balance Fine Adjustments

    Focus, Brightness (Exposure) and Colour tone Settings Adjusting the White Balance Performing White Balance fine adjustments White Balance settings can be individually fine-tuned if colours still do not appear as anticipated. In step of “Adjusting the White Balance” (→103), select the White Balance and press to perform White Balance fine adjustments : A (amber: orangish colours)
  • Page 106: Bracket Recording Using White Balance

    Focus, Brightness (Exposure) and Colour tone Settings Adjusting the White Balance Bracket recording using White Balance Bracket settings are performed based on the fine adjustment values for White Balance, and three pictures with different colouring are automatically recorded when the shutter button is pressed once.
  • Page 107: 4k Photo And Drive Settings

    4K Photo and Drive Settings Recording with the 4K Photo function and selecting pictures to save 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.
  • Page 108 4K Photo and Drive Settings Recording with the 4K Photo function and selecting pictures to save Recording with the 4K Photo function Press the shutter button halfway Press and hold the shutter button fully for as long as you want to perform recording •...
  • Page 109 4K Photo and Drive Settings Recording with the 4K Photo function and selecting pictures to save Press the shutter button fully • The camera adjusts the focus continuously when using Auto Focus. Except when in Manual Exposure Mode, it also adjusts the exposure continuously.
  • Page 110: Selecting Pictures From 4k Burst File And Saving

    4K Photo and Drive Settings Recording with the 4K Photo function and selecting pictures to save Selecting pictures from 4K burst file and saving Select a picture with the [ ] on the playback screen, and press • The same operation can be performed by touching [ •...
  • Page 111 4K Photo and Drive Settings Recording with the 4K Photo function and selecting pictures to save <Slide view screen> Position of the displayed frame Operation Touch operation Description Selects the scenes to be displayed — • Scenes preceding and following the selected frame will be Touch / Drag displayed in slide view.
  • Page 112 4K Photo and Drive Settings Recording with the 4K Photo function and selecting pictures to save <4K burst playback screen> During pause During continuous playback Operation Touch operation Description — Selects the scenes to be displayed (while paused) Touch / Drag Continuous playback / Pause (during continuous playback) Continuous rewind / Pause (during continuous rewind) Fast forward playback / Single-frame forward (while paused)
  • Page 113 4K Photo and Drive Settings Recording with the 4K Photo function and selecting pictures to save ■ Selecting and saving pictures on the TV screen • Set [HDMI Mode (Play)] to [AUTO] or [4K/25p]. When connecting to a TV that does not support 4K motion picture, select [AUTO].
  • Page 114 4K Photo and Drive Settings Recording with the 4K Photo function and selecting pictures to save Auto Marking function The camera automatically sets markers on scenes in which a face or the movement of a subject is detected. (Example: At the scene when a vehicle passes by, a balloon bursts, or a person turns around) •...
  • Page 115: Notes On The 4k Photo Function

    4K Photo and Drive Settings Recording with the 4K Photo function and selecting pictures to save 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.
  • Page 116 4K Photo and Drive Settings Recording with the 4K Photo function and selecting pictures to save ■ The camera’s setup for the 4K Photo function The camera’s setup is automatically optimised for 4K photo recording. • The following settings are fixed. [4K] (8M) [Picture Size] [4:3]: 3328×2496...
  • Page 117 4K Photo and Drive Settings Recording with the 4K Photo function and selecting pictures to save ● Recording stops when the continuous recording time exceeds 15 minutes. When using an SDHC memory card, files are split into smaller picture files for recording and playback if the file size exceeds 4 GB.
  • Page 118: ([post Focus]/[focus Stacking])

    4K Photo and Drive Settings 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. 4K burst recording with Touch the desired focus Finished picture has the...
  • Page 119 4K Photo and Drive Settings Adjusting the focus after recording ([Post Focus]/[Focus Stacking]) Press the shutter button fully to start recording Recording progress bar • The focus point changes automatically while recording. When the recording progress bar disappears, recording automatically ends. •...
  • Page 120: Select The Focus Point And Save The Picture ([post Focus])

    4K Photo and Drive Settings Adjusting the focus after recording ([Post Focus]/[Focus Stacking]) Select the focus point and save the picture ([Post Focus]) On the playback screen, select the image with the ] icon and press • The same operation can be performed by touching [ Touch the focus point •...
  • Page 121: Select The Focus Range To Combine And Create A Single Picture ([focus Stacking])

    4K Photo and Drive Settings Adjusting the focus after recording ([Post Focus]/[Focus Stacking]) 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])”...
  • Page 122: Notes On The [post Focus]/[focus Stacking]

    4K Photo and Drive Settings Adjusting the focus after recording ([Post Focus]/[Focus Stacking]) Touch [ ] to combine and save the picture • The picture will be saved in JPEG format with recording information (Exif information) from the nearest position’s picture, including its shutter speed, aperture and ISO sensitivity information. Notes on the [Post Focus]/[Focus Stacking] ■...
  • Page 123: Selecting A Drive Mode

    4K Photo and Drive Settings Selecting a Drive Mode 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] Drive Mode When the shutter button is pressed, [Single] only one picture is recorded.
  • Page 124: Burst Function

    Without RAW files 85 or more When recording is performed under the test conditions specified by Panasonic. Pictures can be taken until the card becomes full. However, the burst speed will become slower halfway through the recording. The number of burst pictures is limited by the picture-taking conditions and the type and/or status of the card used.
  • Page 125 4K Photo and Drive Settings Selecting a Drive Mode Focusing in burst mode Focusing varies depending on focus settings and the setting of [Focus/Release Priority] in the [Custom] ([Focus / Release Shutter]) menu. Focus settings [Focus/Release Priority] [M], [L] [FOCUS]/ [AFS] [BALANCE]/ At the first picture...
  • Page 126: Taking Pictures With Self-timer

    4K Photo and Drive Settings Selecting a Drive Mode Taking pictures with self-timer ■ Setting the self-timer operation Select [Self Timer] and pressing in step (→123) Select the self-timer operation with , and press [MENU/SET] The shutter is activated after 10 seconds. The shutter is activated after 10 seconds and three pictures are taken at intervals of approximately 2 seconds.
  • Page 127: (bracket Recording)

    4K Photo and Drive Settings 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 128: Exposure Bracket

    4K Photo and Drive Settings Taking Pictures While Adjusting a Setting Automatically (Bracket Recording) ● Bracket recording is disabled in the following cases. • [Glistening Water], [Glittering Illuminations], [Handheld Night Shot], [Soft Image of a Flower] (Scene Guide Mode) • [Rough Monochrome], [Silky Monochrome], [Miniature Effect], [Soft Focus], [Star Filter], [Sunshine] (Creative Control Mode) •...
  • Page 129: Aperture Bracket

    4K Photo and Drive Settings Taking Pictures While Adjusting a Setting Automatically (Bracket Recording) Aperture Bracket Recording mode: ■ About [More Settings] (step in (→127)) [3]: Takes a specified number of pictures with different aperture values [Image Count] within the range based on the initial aperture value. [ALL]: Takes pictures using all aperture values.
  • Page 130: [time Lapse Shot]

    4K Photo and Drive Settings Taking pictures automatically at set intervals [Time Lapse Shot] Recording mode: You can preset data such as recording start time and time lapse to take still pictures automatically. This setting is convenient for taking pictures at constant intervals for landscape scenes, observation of the gradual changes in animals/plants, and other applications.
  • Page 131 4K Photo and Drive Settings Taking pictures automatically at set intervals [Time Lapse Shot] Press the shutter button fully • The recording starts automatically. • During recording standby, the camera turns off automatically when no operation is performed for a preset interval. The [Time Lapse Shot] recording will continue even if the camera is turned off, and the camera is automatically turned on at the recording start time.
  • Page 132 4K Photo and Drive Settings Taking pictures automatically at set intervals [Time Lapse Shot] ● This function is not intended for application-specific systems (monitoring cameras). ● When using zoom, the camera could tilt when the lens barrel extends. Make sure to secure the camera in place with a tripod or by other means.
  • Page 133: Creating Stop Motion Animation [stop Motion Animation]

    4K Photo and Drive Settings Creating stop motion animation [Stop Motion Animation] Recording mode: You can stitch still pictures to create stop motion animation. The pictures are recorded as a set of group pictures. • Complete the date and time settings in advance. (→29) Set the menu →...
  • Page 134 4K Photo and Drive Settings Creating stop motion animation [Stop Motion Animation] Touch [ ] to end the recording • You can also end the recording by selecting [Stop Motion Animation] in the [Rec] menu, and then pressing [MENU/SET]. • When [Auto Shooting] is set to [ON], select [End] on the confirmation screen.
  • Page 135 4K Photo and Drive Settings Creating stop motion animation [Stop Motion Animation] ● [Auto Shooting] may not be performed according to the preset interval because recording could take time under some recording conditions, such as when pictures are taken using a flash. ●...
  • Page 136: Stabiliser, Zoom And Flash

    Stabiliser, Zoom and Flash Correcting jitter Recording mode: Automatically detects and prevents jitter. → [Rec] / [Motion Picture] → [Stabilizer] Corrects vertical and horizontal jitter. (Normal) Corrects vertical jitter. This setting is ideal for panning (technique of recording a subject by matching the camera movement with the movement of a subject going in (Panning) a specific direction).
  • Page 137 Stabiliser, Zoom and Flash Correcting jitter ● When you use a tripod, we recommend setting [Stabilizer] to [OFF]. ● [Stabilizer] cannot be used by selecting [ ] (Normal) in Panorama Shot Mode. ● In the following cases, the [Stabilizer] will switch to [ ] (Normal), even if it is set to [ (Panning): •...
  • Page 138: Using Zoom

    Stabiliser, Zoom and Flash Using Zoom Zoom types and use Optical Zoom Recording mode: You can zoom in without degrading the picture quality. Maximum magnification: 15x ● This function is not available in the following case: • When recording with [Macro Zoom] Extra optical zoom Recording mode: This function works when picture sizes with [...
  • Page 139 Stabiliser, Zoom and Flash Using Zoom [i.Zoom] Recording mode: You can use the camera’s Intelligent Resolution technology to increase the zoom ratio up to 2x higher than the original zoom ratio with limited deterioration of picture quality. → [Rec] / [Motion Picture] →...
  • Page 140: Digital Zoom

    Stabiliser, Zoom and Flash Using Zoom [Digital Zoom] Recording mode: Zoom 4x further than Optical/Extra optical zoom. When [Digital Zoom] is used simultaneously with [i.Zoom], you can increase the combined zoom ratio up to 4x. (DC-TZ200) Zoom 2x further than Optical/Extra optical zoom when [i.Zoom] is set to [OFF]. When [i.Zoom] is set to [ON], [Digital Zoom] is cancelled.
  • Page 141: Using The Zoom By Performing Touch Operations (touch Zoom)

    Stabiliser, Zoom and Flash Using Zoom Using the zoom by performing touch operations (Touch zoom) Touch [ Touch [ • The slide bar is displayed. Perform zoom operations by dragging the slide • The zoom speed varies depending on the touched position. ] / [ ] Slow zooming ] Fast zooming...
  • Page 142: Taking Pictures With Flash

    Stabiliser, Zoom and Flash Taking pictures with flash Recording mode: ■ Open/Close the built-in flash To open the flash Slide the flash open lever. • Be careful when opening the flash as the flash will jump out. To close the flash Press the flash until it clicks.
  • Page 143: Changing Flash Mode

    Stabiliser, Zoom and Flash Taking pictures with flash Changing Flash Mode Recording mode: Set the flash to match the recording. → [Rec] → [Flash] → [Flash Mode] The flash is activated every time regardless of the recording : [Forced Flash On] conditions.
  • Page 144 Stabiliser, Zoom and Flash Taking pictures with flash ■ Flash settings for each Recording mode (○: Available, –: Not available) Recording mode Programme AE Mode ○ ○ ○ ○ Aperture-Priority AE Mode Shutter-Priority AE Mode ○ ○ – – Manual Exposure Mode [Clear Portrait] ○...
  • Page 145 Stabiliser, Zoom and Flash Taking pictures with flash ■ Shutter speeds for each flash mode Flash Mode Shutter speed (seconds) Flash Mode Shutter speed (seconds) 1 - 1/2000 1/60 - 1/2000 The shutter speed is set to 60 seconds in Shutter-Priority AE Mode. The shutter speed is set to T (Time) in Manual Exposure Mode.
  • Page 146: Setting The 2nd Curtain Sync

    Stabiliser, Zoom and Flash Taking pictures with flash Setting the 2nd curtain sync Recording mode: 2nd curtain sync is a recording method in which the flash fires just before the shutter closes when you take a picture of a moving subject (such as a car) using the flash with a slow shutter speed.
  • Page 147: Recording Motion Pictures

    Recording motion pictures 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 recorded in MP4. You can also record a 4K motion picture in MP4.
  • Page 148 Recording motion pictures Recording Motion Picture/4K Motion Picture ● If the surrounding temperature is high, or a motion picture is recorded continuously, [ ] is displayed and recording may be stopped halfway through. Wait until the camera cools down. ● Note that if you perform operations such as zoom, using buttons or dials, while recording a motion picture, operation noise may be recorded.
  • Page 149: Setting The Format, Picture Size And Recording Frame Rate

    Recording motion pictures Recording Motion Picture/4K Motion Picture Setting the format, picture size and recording frame rate Set the menu → [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 150 Recording motion pictures Recording Motion Picture/4K Motion Picture • The quality becomes higher when the number of bit rate gets bigger. This unit uses the “VBR” recording method, and the bit rate is changed automatically depending on the subject to record. Therefore, the recording time is shortened when a subject with fast movement is recorded.
  • Page 151: Adjusting The Focus While Recording Motion Pictures ([continuous Af])

    Recording motion pictures Recording Motion Picture/4K Motion Picture Adjusting the focus while recording motion pictures ([Continuous AF]) Recording mode: Focusing varies depending on the setting of focus and the setting of [Continuous AF] in the [Motion Picture] menu. → [Motion Picture] → [Continuous AF] Focus setting [Continuous AF] Setting...
  • Page 152: Taking Still Pictures While A Motion Picture Is Being Recorded

    Recording motion pictures Taking still pictures while a motion picture is being recorded Recording mode: Press the shutter button fully during the motion picture recording • Simultaneous recording indicator is displayed while recording still pictures. • Recording with the Touch Shutter function is also available.
  • Page 153: Recording Snap Movies

    • Motion pictures will be recorded with [FHD/20M/25p] in [MP4]. • Using the smartphone/tablet app “Panasonic Image App”, you can combine motion pictures recorded with the camera. Music can be added and various editing operations can be performed when you combine them.
  • Page 154 Recording motion pictures Recording Snap Movies ■ Changing the settings → [Motion Picture] → [Snap Movie] → [SET] [Record time] Sets the recording time of motion pictures. [Pull Focus] Allows dramatic imaging expression by shifting focus gradually at the start of recording.
  • Page 155: Touch Operation

    Recording motion pictures Recording Snap Movies Setting up [Pull Focus] Set the frames that specify the positions where the [Pull Focus] starts (first position) and stops (second position). Touch operation Touch a subject (first position), drag your finger to the desired location (second position), and release the finger.
  • Page 156: Playing Back And Editing Pictures

    Playing Back and Editing Pictures 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. • Pictures can also be forwarded or rewound by rotating the rear dial or dragging the screen horizontally.
  • Page 157: Viewing Motion Pictures

    Playing Back and Editing Pictures Viewing motion pictures This unit was designed to play motion pictures using the AVCHD and MP4 formats. • Motion pictures are displayed with the motion picture icon ([ Press to start playback Motion picture recording time •...
  • Page 158: Capturing Still Pictures From Motion Pictures

    Playing Back and Editing Pictures Viewing motion pictures Capturing still pictures from motion pictures Display the picture that you want to capture as a still picture by pressing to pause a motion picture being played back on the camera • If you press while paused, you can make finer adjustments to the positions in a motion picture.
  • Page 159: Switching The Playback Method

    Playing Back and Editing Pictures Switching the Playback Method Zooming in and viewing “Playback Zoom” Move the zoom lever toward T side Current zoom position • Each time you move the zoom lever toward the T side, the magnification increases through four levels: 1x, 2x, 4x, 8x, and 16x.
  • Page 160: Viewing Pictures By Their Recording Date "calendar Playback

    Playing Back and Editing Pictures Switching the Playback Method Viewing pictures by their recording date “Calendar Playback” Move the zoom lever toward the W side to display the calendar screen to select recording date and press [MENU/SET] TUE WED Selected date 2018 •...
  • Page 161: Viewing Group Pictures

    Playing Back and Editing Pictures Viewing group pictures You can consecutively play back multiple pictures in a group or play back group pictures one by one. ]: Group picture saved using [4K PHOTO Bulk Saving] ]: Group pictures recorded using Focus Bracket ]: Group pictures recorded using [Time Lapse Shot] 15 pic.
  • Page 162 Playing Back and Editing Pictures Viewing group pictures Playing back group pictures one by one Press • The same operation can be performed by touching [ ] / [ ] / [ 15 pic. 15 pic. to scroll through the pictures •...
  • Page 163: Deleting Pictures

    Playing Back and Editing Pictures Deleting pictures Deleted pictures cannot be recovered. [Delete Single] Press [ ] button to delete displayed picture • The same operation can be performed by touching [ 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.
  • Page 164: Using Menu Functions

    Using Menu Functions Menu list Menus to be displayed in each recording mode [Intelligent Auto] • [Intelligent Auto Mode] (→52) • [iHandheld Night Shot] (→54) • [iHDR] (→55) [Creative Video] • [Exposure Mode] (→77) • [High Speed Video] (→78) • [4K Live Cropping] (→79) [Custom Mode] You can select your preferred custom setting from [Set1], [Set2], and [Set3].
  • Page 165: [rec]

    Using Menu Functions Menu list [Rec] • The [AFS/AFF/AFC], [Sensitivity], [AF Mode], [Photo Style], [Filter Settings], [Metering Mode], [Highlight Shadow], [i.Dynamic], [i.Resolution], [Diffraction Compensation], [Stabilizer], [i.Zoom] and [Digital Zoom] menu items are common for both [Rec] and [Motion Picture] menus. If a setting in one menu is changed, the setting with the same name in other menu will also be changed automatically.
  • Page 166: [picture Size]

    Using Menu Functions Menu list [Picture Size] Recording mode: 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] [Aspect Ratio] 16:9 [L] 17.5M [L] 20M [L] 17M...
  • Page 167: [photo Style]

    Using Menu Functions Menu list About RAW file In RAW file format the data is saved without any picture processing by the camera. To play back and edit RAW file pictures, you must use this unit or dedicated software. • You can develop the RAW file pictures using [RAW Processing] in the [Playback] menu. (→211) •...
  • Page 168: Adjusting The Picture Quality

    Using Menu Functions Menu list ● In Intelligent Auto Plus Mode, the setting will be reset to [Standard] when the camera is switched to another Recording mode or this unit is turned on and off. ● Only picture quality adjustment can be set in the Scene Guide Mode. (→168) ■...
  • Page 169: [filter Settings]

    Using Menu Functions Menu list [Filter Settings] Recording mode: You can apply picture effects (filters) that are available for Creative Control Mode to images in other modes, such as Aperture-Priority AE Mode or Panorama Shot Mode. (→71) → [Rec] → [Filter Settings] → [Filter Effect] Settings: [ON] / [OFF] / [SET] ■...
  • Page 170: [color Space]

    Using Menu Functions Menu list ■ Taking two still pictures with and without picture effects ([Simultaneous Record w/o Filter]) You can take two still pictures at the same time by pressing the shutter button once; one with effects and one without effects. →...
  • Page 171: [metering Mode]

    Using Menu Functions Menu list [Metering Mode] Recording mode: You can change the metering method used for measuring brightness. → [Rec] → [Metering Mode] [Metering Mode] Brightness measurement position Conditions Normal usage Whole screen (produces balanced pictures) (Multiple) Centre and surrounding area Subject in centre (Centre weighted) Centre of [+] (spot metering target)
  • Page 172: [highlight Shadow]

    Using Menu Functions Menu list [Highlight Shadow] Recording mode: You can adjust the highlights and shadows in a picture while confirming the brightness of these areas on the screen. Set the menu → [Rec] → [Highlight Shadow] ([Standard]) No adjustments. Makes the highlighted areas brighter and shadowed areas ([Higher contrast]) darker.
  • Page 173: [i.dynamic]

    Using Menu Functions Menu list [i.Dynamic] Recording mode: Automatically adjusts contrast and exposure to give more lifelike colours when there is significant contrast between background and subject. → [Rec] → [i.Dynamic] Settings: [AUTO] / [HIGH] / [STANDARD] / [LOW] / [OFF] ●...
  • Page 174: [long Shtr Nr]

    Using Menu Functions Menu list [ISO Auto Upper Limit (Photo)] Recording mode: You can set the upper limit of ISO sensitivity when ISO sensitivity is set to [AUTO] or → [Rec] → [ISO Auto Upper Limit (Photo)] Settings: [AUTO] / [200] / [400] / [800] / [1600] / [3200] / [6400] / [12800] ●...
  • Page 175: [silent Mode]

    Using Menu Functions Menu list [Diffraction Compensation] Recording mode: The camera raises the resolution by correcting the blurriness caused by diffraction when the aperture is closed. → [Rec] → [Diffraction Compensation] Settings: [AUTO] / [OFF] ● Noise in the periphery of the picture may stand out with higher ISO sensitivity. [Silent Mode] Recording mode: Disabling the beeps and flash at the same time.
  • Page 176: Shutter Type

    Using Menu Functions Menu list [Shutter Type] Recording mode: You can take pictures using two types of shutter modes: the mechanical shutter and electronic shutter. Mechanical shutter Electronic shutter Flash ○ – Shutter Speed T (Time) 1 - 1/16000 (seconds) 60 - 1/2000 Mechanical shutter sound Shutter sound...
  • Page 177: [hdr]

    Using Menu Functions Menu list [HDR] Recording mode: The camera can combine 3 still pictures taken at different exposures into a single properly exposed picture with rich gradation. The individual pictures used to create the HDR picture are not saved. You can minimise the loss of gradations in bright areas and dark areas when, for example, the contrast between the background and the subject is large.
  • Page 178: [multi Exp.]

    Using Menu Functions Menu list [Multi Exp.] Recording mode: You can create an effect similar to the operation of up to four times of exposure on a single picture. → [Rec] → [Multi Exp.] Press to select [Start] and press [MENU/SET] Decide on your composition and take the first picture •...
  • Page 179: [motion Picture]

    Using Menu Functions Menu list [Motion Picture] • The [AFS/AFF/AFC], [Sensitivity], [AF Mode], [Photo Style], [Filter Settings], [Metering Mode], [Highlight Shadow], [i.Dynamic], [i.Resolution], [Diffraction Compensation], [Stabilizer], [i.Zoom] and [Digital Zoom] menu items are common for both [Rec] and [Motion Picture] menus. If a setting in one menu is changed, the setting with the same name in other menu will also be changed automatically.
  • Page 180: [wind Noise Canceller]

    Using Menu Functions Menu list [Wind Noise Canceller] Recording mode: This will reduce the wind noise coming into the built-in microphone while maintaining sound quality. → [Motion Picture] → [Wind Noise Canceller] Settings: [HIGH] / [STANDARD] / [OFF] • [HIGH] effectively reduces the wind noise by minimising the low-pitched sound when a strong wind is detected.
  • Page 181: [custom]

    Using Menu Functions Menu list [Custom] [Monitor / Display] [Exposure] • [Auto Review] (→186) • [ISO Increments] (→182) • [Monochrome Live View] (→187) • [Extended ISO] (→182) • [Constant Preview] (→187) • [Exposure Comp. Reset] (→182) • [Peaking] (→187) • [Histogram] (→188) [Focus / Release Shutter] •...
  • Page 182: Iso Increments

    Using Menu Functions Menu list → [Custom] → [Exposure] [ISO Increments] You can change the setting to increase ISO sensitivity by 1 EV or 1/3 EV. [Extended ISO] You can extend the numeric values that can be set for ISO Sensitivity. (→101) [Exposure Comp.
  • Page 183: Af Assist Lamp

    Using Menu Functions Menu list → [Custom] → [Focus / Release Shutter] [Eye Sensor AF] Adjusts the focus automatically when the eye sensor is activated. ● [Eye Sensor AF] may not work when the lighting is low. [Pinpoint AF Setting] Sets the time for which the screen is enlarged when the shutter button is [Pinpoint AF Time] pressed halfway with Auto Focus Mode set to [...
  • Page 184 Using Menu Functions Menu list → [Custom] → [Focus / Release Shutter] [Focus/Release Priority] You can set whether to give higher priority to focusing or shutter release timing when you take pictures using Auto Focus mode. You can set the priority for each focus mode ([AFS/AFF], [AFC]) separately. [FOCUS] No picture is taken unless focusing is achieved.
  • Page 185 Using Menu Functions Menu list → [Custom] → [Focus / Release Shutter] [AF+MF] You can manually perform fine focusing during AF Lock (pressing the shutter button halfway when [AFS/AFF/AFC] in [Rec] menu is set to [AFS] or setting AF Lock using the [AF/AE LOCK]).
  • Page 186: Zoom Lever

    Using Menu Functions Menu list → [Custom] → [Operation] [Dial Guide] Enabling/disabling the operation guide display when switching recording modes. Example [Zoom lever] Changing the zoom operation settings. (Zoom) The zoom operates in the normal way. Each time zoom is operated, the zoom stops at the position for one of the preset focal lengths.
  • Page 187: [monochrome Live View]

    Using Menu Functions Menu list → [Custom] → [Monitor / Display] [Monochrome Live View] You can display the recording screen in black and white. This function is useful when a black and white screen will make it easier to adjust focus in Manual Focus mode. ●...
  • Page 188: [center Marker]

    Using Menu Functions Menu list → [Custom] → [Monitor / Display] [Histogram] Enabling/disabling the histogram display. When set to [ON], you can move the display position of the histogram by pressing • Direct touch operation is also possible from the recording screen. Displays distribution of brightness in picture –...
  • Page 189: [zebra Pattern]

    Using Menu Functions Menu list → [Custom] → [Monitor / Display] [Highlight] You can set overexposed areas (areas that are too bright and where there are no shades of grey) to flash on the screen when the [Auto Review] function is activated or during playback.
  • Page 190: Rec Area

    Using Menu Functions Menu list → [Custom] → [Monitor / Display] [Expo.Meter] Enabling/disabling the exposure meter display. Exposure meter ● When you set this function to [ON], an exposure meter is displayed during Programme Shift, aperture setting, and shutter speed setting.
  • Page 191: Face Recog

    Using Menu Functions Menu list → [Custom] → [Lens / Others] [Lens Position Resume] Remember the zoom position and focus position when the camera is turned off. [Lens Retraction] Sets whether or not to retract the lens barrel a little while after the playback screen appears.
  • Page 192 Using Menu Functions Menu list → [Custom] → [Lens / Others] ■ Registering face pictures Up to 6 people’s face pictures can be registered along with such information as name and birthdate. to select [MEMORY] and press [MENU/SET] to select [New] and press [MENU/SET] Align the face with the guide and record •...
  • Page 193 Using Menu Functions Menu list → [Custom] → [Lens / Others] Recording tips when registering face pictures Good example for registering a face • Make sure the subject’s eyes are open and mouth closed; have the subject face the camera directly, and make sure the outline of the face, the eyes and eyebrows are not hidden by hair.
  • Page 194: Profile Setup

    Using Menu Functions Menu list → [Custom] → [Lens / Others] [Profile Setup] You can set a name or birthday of a baby or pet before taking a picture to record the name or age in months/years in the picture. Settings: [ ] ([Baby1]) / [ ] ([Baby2]) / [...
  • Page 195: [setup]

    Using Menu Functions Menu list [Setup] → [Setup] • [Online Manual] (→195) • [Monitor Luminance] (→200) • [Cust.Set Mem.] (→81) • [Eye Sensor] (→200) • [Clock Set] (→29) • [USB Mode] (→200) • [World Time] (→195) • [TV Connection] (→201) •...
  • Page 196: Travel Date

    Using Menu Functions Menu list → [Setup] ■ To set daylight savings Press in step . (Press again to release the setting) • When daylight savings [ ] is set, the current time is advanced by 1 hour. If the setting is cancelled, the time automatically returns to the current time.
  • Page 197: [beep]

    Using Menu Functions Menu list → [Setup] [Bluetooth] ■ [Bluetooth] (→227) ■ [Remote Wakeup] (→234) ■ [Returning from Sleep Mode] (→238) ■ [Auto Transfer] (→240) ■ [Location Logging] (→242) ■ [Auto Clock Set] (→243) ■ [Wi-Fi network settings] Registers a wireless access point. (→261) •...
  • Page 198: [economy]

    Using Menu Functions Menu list → [Setup] [Economy] ■ [Sleep Mode] The camera is automatically turned off if the camera has not been used for the time selected on the setting. • When you want to use the camera again, either press the shutter button halfway or turn the camera back on.
  • Page 199 Using Menu Functions Menu list → [Setup] [Monitor Display Speed] / [LVF Display Speed] Sets the display speed of the monitor or viewfinder. [ECO 30fps] Minimises power consumption and the operating time is extended. You can display a moving subject in fluid motion. This setting is ideal for recording [60fps] fast-moving subjects.
  • Page 200: Monitor Luminance

    Using Menu Functions Menu list → [Setup] [Monitor Luminance] Sets the monitor brightness according to the ambient light level. The brightness is adjusted automatically depending on how bright it is (Auto) around the camera. (Mode 1) The brightness is increased. (Mode 2) The brightness is standard.
  • Page 201: Viera Link

    Using Menu Functions Menu list → [Setup] [TV Connection] ■ [HDMI Mode (Play)] Set the format for the output. [AUTO] Automatically sets the output resolution based on information from a connected TV. Outputs pictures with a output resolution of 3840×2160 pixels using a progressive scan method for the number of effective scanning lines (2,160 lines).
  • Page 202: Version Disp

    Using Menu Functions Menu list → [Setup] [Language] Set the language displayed on the screen. ● If you set a different language by mistake, select [ ] from the menu icons to set the desired language. [Version Disp.] Check the firmware version of the camera. ●...
  • Page 203 Using Menu Functions Menu list → [Setup] Selects a folder for storing images. [Select Folder] • The number of files that can be stored is displayed for the folder name. Creates a new folder by advancing the folder number. • When no folder for storing images is available on a card, the folder number reset screen is displayed.
  • Page 204: [reset] (initialisation)

    Using Menu Functions Menu list → [Setup] [No.Reset] Reset picture file numbers. (The folder number is updated and the file number starts from 0001.) • To reset folder number to 100: First, format the card, and reset the file numbers using [No.Reset]. Then, select [Yes] on the folder number reset screen.
  • Page 205: [my Menu]

    Using Menu Functions Menu list → [Setup] [Level Gauge Adjust.] ■ [Adjust.] Hold the camera in a horizontal position, and press [MENU/SET]. The level gauge will be adjusted. ■ [Level Gauge Value Reset] Restores the default level gauge setting. [Demo Mode] You can try focusing, peaking, etc.
  • Page 206: [playback]

    Using Menu Functions Menu list [Playback] • [Slide Show] (→207) • [Clear Retouch] (→216) • [Playback Mode] (→208) • [Text Stamp] (→217) • [Protect] (→209) • [Resize] (→218) • [Rating] (→209) • [Cropping] (→219) • [Title Edit] (→210) • [Rotate] (→219) •...
  • Page 207: [slide Show]

    Using Menu Functions Menu list [Slide Show] Automatically plays back recorded pictures, one after another. You can organise slide shows composed of only still pictures or only motion pictures. Recommended when viewing on TV screen. → [Playback] → [Slide Show] to select the item and press [MENU/SET] •...
  • Page 208: Playback Mode

    Using Menu Functions Menu list ■ To change settings Select [Effect] or [Setup] and press [MENU/SET]. [Effect] This allows you to select the screen effects when switching from one picture to the next. [Setup] [Duration] [Duration] can be set only when [Effect] is set to [OFF]. [Repeat] [ON] / [OFF] [Sound]...
  • Page 209: Image Settings [protect]

    Using Menu Functions Menu list [Protect] Set protection to disable picture deletion. Prevents deletion of important pictures. → [Playback] → [Protect] Select picture (→206) ■ To clear all Select [Protect] → [Cancel] → [Yes], and then press [MENU/SET] When you set the write-protect switch on the card to the “LOCK” position, the picture is not erased.
  • Page 210: [title Edit]

    Using Menu Functions Menu list [Title Edit] You can enter characters (titles etc.) on a recorded picture. After text has been registered, it can be stamped in prints using [Text Stamp] (→217). → [Playback] → [Title Edit] Select a still picture (→206) •...
  • Page 211: [raw Processing]

    Using Menu Functions Menu list [RAW Processing] You can use the camera to develop still pictures that were recorded in RAW format. The created still pictures are saved in JPEG format. → [Playback] → [RAW Processing] Press to select RAW file and press [MENU/SET] Press to select the item and then press [MENU/SET] to set...
  • Page 212 Using Menu Functions Menu list Press [MENU/SET] to finalise the setting • The screen in step reappears. To set another item, repeat steps Press to select [Begin Processing] and press [MENU/SET] ■ Setting each item When you select an item, the setting screen appears. Touch Operation Description...
  • Page 213: [4k Photo Bulk Saving]

    Using Menu Functions Menu list The following operating methods are available to make adjustments on the comparison screen. Current setting Touch Operation Description operation Drag Used to make adjustments [DISP.] [DISP.] Used to return to the setting screen Used to finalise an adjustment you [MENU/SET] [Set] just made and to return to the item...
  • Page 214: [light Composition]

    Using Menu Functions Menu list [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 215: [sequence Composition]

    Using Menu Functions Menu list [Sequence Composition] Select multiple frames from a 4K burst file to create a sequence composition of a moving subject into one picture. → [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 or subsequent frames.
  • Page 216: [clear Retouch]

    Using Menu Functions Menu list [Clear Retouch] You can erase unnecessary parts recorded on the pictures taken. • The erasure operation can only be performed by touching. [Clear Retouch] automatically enables the touch operation. → [Playback] → [Clear Retouch] to select a still picture and press [MENU/SET] Drag your finger over the part you want to erase •...
  • Page 217: [text Stamp]

    Using Menu Functions Menu list ● Pictures may appear unnatural because the background of deleted parts is artificially created. ● Edit group pictures one by one. The edited pictures will be newly saved separately from the original group pictures. ● Not available when the viewfinder is in use.
  • Page 218: [resize]

    Using Menu Functions Menu list ● Do not request date printing in store or make date printing on printer for still pictures with date stamps. (Date printing may be overlapped.) ● You can set up to 100 pictures at one time with [Multi]. ●...
  • Page 219: [rotate]/[rotate Disp.]

    Using Menu Functions Menu list [Cropping] Enlarge your still pictures and crop unwanted areas. → [Playback] → [Cropping] to select a still picture and press [MENU/SET] Select area to crop and press [MENU/SET] Operation Touch operation Description Enlarges the picture Reduces the picture Drag Moves the enlarged area...
  • Page 220: Video Divide

    Using Menu Functions Menu list [Video Divide] A single motion picture can be split into 2 parts. This is convenient when you want to keep just the necessary scenes, or if you wish to delete unnecessary scenes to increase free space on your card, such as when travelling.
  • Page 221: Stop Motion Video

    Using Menu Functions Menu list [Stop Motion Video] You can create a motion picture from the pictures in a group that was recorded using [Stop Motion Animation]. → [Playback] → [Stop Motion Video] to select a stop motion animation group and press [MENU/SET] Create a motion picture after selecting a production method •...
  • Page 222: What You Can Do With The Wi-fi /bluetooth Function

    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) (→235) • Playing back or saving images stored on the camera, or uploading them on social media sites (→239) •...
  • Page 223: Wi-fi/bluetooth Function

    Wi-Fi/Bluetooth Wi-Fi/Bluetooth Function ■ Before Use • Complete the date and time settings in advance. (→29) • 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. ■...
  • Page 224 Wi-Fi/Bluetooth Wi-Fi/Bluetooth Function ■ Operations that can be performed by pressing the [Wi-Fi] button If you press the [Wi-Fi] button when you do not have a Wi-Fi connection, the camera enters a standby mode in which it can connect directly to the smartphone. (→230) •...
  • Page 225 Wi-Fi/Bluetooth Wi-Fi/Bluetooth Function ■ Describing method When selecting “[Select a destination from History]”, etc. is described in a step, perform any of the following operations. With cursor button operations Use cursor button to select [Select a destination from History] and press [MENU/SET]. With touch screen operations Touch [Select a destination from History].
  • Page 226: Connecting The Camera To A Smartphone

    Wi-Fi/Bluetooth Connecting the camera to a smartphone You can remotely operate the camera using a smartphone. The “Panasonic Image App” (hereafter “Image App”) must be installed on your smartphone. Installing the smartphone/tablet app “Panasonic Image App” Supported OS Android™: Android 4.2 or later (Android 5.0 or higher is required to use the Bluetooth...
  • Page 227: Connecting The Camera To A Smartphone Compatible With Bluetooth Low Energy

    Wi-Fi/Bluetooth Connecting the camera to a smartphone Connecting the camera to a smartphone compatible with Bluetooth Low Energy You can connect the camera to a smartphone via a Bluetooth connection. Android: Android 5.0 or higher equipped with Bluetooth 4.0 or higher Supported (excluding those that do not support Bluetooth low energy) smartphones...
  • Page 228 Wi-Fi/Bluetooth Connecting the camera to a smartphone Turn on the Wi-Fi function in the setting menu On the Wi-Fi setting screen, select the SSID displayed on the camera (The device name selected in step • If the SSID is not displayed, it may be displayed after the Wi-Fi function is turned off and on.
  • Page 229 Wi-Fi/Bluetooth Connecting the camera to a smartphone ■ Deleting the pairing information (On the camera) Set the menu → [Setup] → [Bluetooth] → [Bluetooth] → [SET] → [Delete] Select the smartphone you want to delete (On your smartphone) Select the camera (device name) for which to delete the pairing information from the [Camera registered] list, and delete the registration.
  • Page 230: Connecting The Camera To A Smartphone That Does Not Support For Bluetooth Low Energy

    Wi-Fi/Bluetooth Connecting the camera to a smartphone Connecting the camera to a smartphone that does not support for Bluetooth Low Energy Connect to a smartphone via Wi-Fi. • You can also connect via Wi-Fi to a smartphone that supports Bluetooth low energy by following the same steps.
  • Page 231 Wi-Fi/Bluetooth Connecting the camera to a smartphone Using a password to set up a connection When [Wi-Fi Password] is set to [ON], you can strengthen security by using manual input or a QR code for password authentication. Preparation (On the camera) Set [Wi-Fi Password] to [ON]. (→267) ■...
  • Page 232 Wi-Fi/Bluetooth Connecting the camera to a smartphone ■ Manually entering a password to set up a connection (On the camera) → [Setup] → [Wi-Fi] → [Wi-Fi Function] → [New Connection] → [Remote Shooting & View] SSID and Password QR Code •...
  • Page 233 Wi-Fi/Bluetooth Connecting the camera to a smartphone ■ When connecting with [Via Network] (On the camera) Select [Via Network] and press [MENU/SET] • Connect the camera to a wireless access point by following the connection method (→261). (On your smartphone) Turn on the Wi-Fi function in the setting menu Select the wireless access point you connected to the camera, and set Start “Image App”...
  • Page 234: Controlling With A Smartphone

    Wi-Fi/Bluetooth Controlling with a Smartphone ■ 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 support Bluetooth Bluetooth low energy.
  • Page 235: Operating The Shutter Button Of The Camera Using A Smartphone (remote Recording)

    Wi-Fi/Bluetooth Controlling with a Smartphone ■ 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 236 Wi-Fi/Bluetooth Controlling with a Smartphone ● The camera could tilt when the lens barrel extends. Make sure to secure the camera in place with a tripod or by other means. ● This function is not available in the following cases: •...
  • Page 237 Wi-Fi/Bluetooth Controlling with a Smartphone Using the smartphone to operate the shutter button via a Bluetooth connection only Wireless connectivity required: Bluetooth Make a Bluetooth connection to the smartphone (→227) Operate the smartphone Select [ Select [Shutter Remote Control] Take pictures •...
  • Page 238 Wi-Fi/Bluetooth Controlling with a Smartphone ■ Reducing the time to recover from Sleep mode Select the smartphone function to be used as a priority function when waking the camera from [Sleep Mode] with a smartphone. Preparation Set [Bluetooth] and [Remote Wakeup] to [ON]. (→234) →...
  • Page 239: Playing Back Or Saving Images Stored On The Camera, Or Uploading Them On Social Media Sites

    Wi-Fi/Bluetooth Controlling with a Smartphone 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 (→226) Operate the smartphone If the camera is already connected to the smartphone via Bluetooth, select [ ] →...
  • Page 240: Transferring Recorded Images To A Smartphone Automatically

    Wi-Fi/Bluetooth Controlling with a Smartphone 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 (→227) Select the camera’s menu →...
  • Page 241 Wi-Fi/Bluetooth Controlling with a Smartphone ■ To stop the automatic transfer of images In step , select [OFF]. • A confirmation screen is displayed, asking you to terminate the Wi-Fi connection. ● When [Auto Transfer] in the [Bluetooth] is set to [ON], [Wi-Fi Function] is disabled. ●...
  • Page 242: Writing Location Information Of A Smartphone On A Recorded Image

    Wi-Fi/Bluetooth Controlling with a Smartphone Writing location information of a smartphone on a recorded image 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. Bluetooth The camera performs recording The smartphone acquires...
  • Page 243: Synchronising The Camera's Clock With A Smartphone

    Wi-Fi/Bluetooth Controlling with a Smartphone Synchronising the camera’s clock with a smartphone Wireless connectivity required: Bluetooth Synchronise the [Clock Set] setting in the [Setup] menu and [Home] or [Destination] setting in the [World Time] of the camera with those of a smartphone. Make a Bluetooth connection to the smartphone (→227) Select the camera’s menu...
  • Page 244 Wi-Fi/Bluetooth Controlling with a Smartphone ■ Combining motion pictures by operating a smartphone Connect to a smartphone (→226) Operate the smartphone If the camera is already connected to the smartphone via Bluetooth, select [ ] → [Remote operation]. (iOS devices) Depending on the connection status of the smartphone, you may need to change the connected device on the Wi-Fi setup screen.
  • Page 245: Displaying Still Pictures On A Tv

    Wi-Fi/Bluetooth Displaying still pictures on a TV You can display still pictures on a TV that is compatible with a DLNA (DMR) function. → [Setup] → [Wi-Fi] → [Wi-Fi Function] → [New Connection] → [Playback on TV] Select [Via Network] or [Direct] to connect (→261, 264) Select the device you wish to connect to •...
  • Page 246: Sending Pictures

    Wi-Fi/Bluetooth Sending pictures When sending pictures, first select [New Connection], then select the method of sending pictures. → [Setup] → [Wi-Fi] → [Wi-Fi Function] → [New Connection] → [Send Images While Recording] / [Send Images Stored in the Camera] ■ Images that can be sent 4K Burst File Destination...
  • Page 247: Send Images Stored In The Camera

    Wi-Fi/Bluetooth Sending pictures ● Since the camera gives priority to recording, sending may take longer during the recording. ● If you turn off the camera before you have completed sending, or if you close the Wi-Fi connection, or in similar situations, unsent files will not be resent. ●...
  • Page 248: Changing The Settings For Sending Images

    Wi-Fi/Bluetooth Sending pictures Changing the settings for sending images After you have completed connecting, you can change the send settings, such as the size of pictures to be sent, by pressing the [DISP.] button. Resize the image to send. [Original] / [Auto] / [Change] ([M], [S], [VGA]) [Size] •...
  • Page 249: Sending Pictures To A Smartphone

    Wi-Fi/Bluetooth Sending pictures to a smartphone Preparation Install “Image App” in advance. (→226) → [Setup] → [Wi-Fi] → [Wi-Fi Function] → [New Connection] → [Send Images While Recording] / [Send Images Stored in the Camera] → [Smartphone] Select [Via Network] or [Direct] to connect (→261, 264) (On your smartphone) ■...
  • Page 250: Wireless Printing

    Wi-Fi/Bluetooth Wireless printing You can print out recorded still pictures wirelessly from a PictBridge (wireless LAN-compatible) * printer. Compliant with the DPS over IP standards. Contact the printer manufacturers for details on PictBridge (wireless LAN-compatible) printers. → [Setup] → [Wi-Fi] → [Wi-Fi Function] → [New Connection] →...
  • Page 251: Sending Pictures To Av Device

    Wi-Fi/Bluetooth Sending pictures to AV device Still pictures and motion pictures can be sent to AV devices in the home (home AV devices), such as DLNA compatible recorders. Home AV device Wireless access point → [Setup] → [Wi-Fi] → [Wi-Fi Function] → [New Connection] →...
  • Page 252: Sending Pictures To A Pc

    Wi-Fi/Bluetooth Sending pictures to a PC Preparations • Turn the computer on. • Prepare folders for receiving images on the PC before sending a picture to the PC (below). • If the standard settings are changed for the workgroup on the connected PC, you must change settings in [PC Connection] on this unit.
  • Page 253 Wi-Fi/Bluetooth Sending pictures to a PC Sending pictures to a PC → [Setup] → [Wi-Fi] → [Wi-Fi Function] → [New Connection] → [Send Images While Recording] / [Send Images Stored in the Camera] → [PC] Select [Via Network] or [Direct] to connect (→261, 264) Select the PC you want to connect to •...
  • Page 254: Using Web Services

    • To send images to a WEB service, you need to register the WEB service. (→255) ● Panasonic assumes no responsibility for the damages resulting from the leakage, loss, etc. of images uploaded on WEB services. ● When uploading images to the WEB service, do not delete images from this camera, even after they have finished sending, until you have checked that they have been properly uploaded to the WEB service.
  • Page 255 Registering the WEB service to “LUMIX CLUB” 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 256 Wi-Fi/Bluetooth Using WEB services ■ Quickly sending pictures in the camera to WEB services Display the picture Press , and then press to select [Yes] (When you play back group pictures one by one, press and then select [Upload(Wi-Fi)] or [Upload All(Wi-Fi)].) •...
  • Page 257: When Sending Images To [cloud Sync. Service]

    Wi-Fi/Bluetooth Using WEB services When sending images to [Cloud Sync. Service] Preparation You need to register to “LUMIX CLUB” (→258) and configure the Cloud Sync. setting to send a picture to a Cloud Folder. Use “PHOTOfunSTUDIO” on a PC or “Image App” on a smartphone to configure the Cloud Sync.
  • Page 258: 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 problems, and service contents may be changed or added to, without prior notice to the users.
  • Page 259 Wi-Fi/Bluetooth Using WEB services Confirming and changing login ID and password ([Set Login ID]) Preparation To use a previously acquired login ID, confirm your 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 260 Wi-Fi/Bluetooth Using WEB services 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] → [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 261: About Wi-fi Connections

    Wi-Fi/Bluetooth About Wi-Fi connections The following types of connections are available. → [Setup] → [Wi-Fi] → [Wi-Fi Function] [New Connection] A connection is made by selecting a Wi-Fi function and the connected device. When the following screen is displayed, select either [Via Network] (→261) or [Direct]...
  • Page 262 Wi-Fi/Bluetooth About Wi-Fi connections • The settings screen will only appear during the first connection. Connection methods set on this unit are stored and will be used for subsequent connections. If you want to change the wireless access point to connect to, press the [DISP.] button, then change the connecting destination.
  • Page 263 Wi-Fi/Bluetooth About Wi-Fi connections ■ When connecting with [Manual Input] • When connecting by [Manual Input], confirm SSID, network authentication type, encryption type, encryption key of the wireless access point you are using. On the screen of step of “If you are not sure about the WPS compatibility (connecting by [From List])”, select [Manual Input] Enter the SSID of the wireless access point you are connecting to, then select [Set] •...
  • Page 264: Connecting Directly ([direct])

    Wi-Fi/Bluetooth About Wi-Fi connections Connecting directly ([Direct]) You can directly connect the camera to your device. [WPS (Push-Button)] On the camera screen, select [WPS (Push-Button)] Set the device to WPS mode • You can extend waiting time for a connection by pressing the [DISP.] [WPS Connection] button on this unit.
  • Page 265: Connecting Quickly With The Same Settings As Used Previously ([select A Destination From History] / [select A Destination From Favorite])

    Wi-Fi/Bluetooth About Wi-Fi connections Connecting quickly with the same settings as used previously ([Select a destination from History] / [Select a destination from Favorite]) The camera keeps a History of times you used the Wi-Fi function. You can register items in the History to Favourite.
  • Page 266: Select A Destination From Favorite

    Wi-Fi/Bluetooth About Wi-Fi connections Editing items registered in Favourite → [Setup] → [Wi-Fi] → [Wi-Fi Function] → [Select a destination from Favorite] Select the Favourite item you wish to edit and press [Remove from Favorite] — [Change the Order in Favorite] Select the destination.
  • Page 267: [wi-fi Setup]

    Wi-Fi/Bluetooth [Wi-Fi Setup] Configure the settings required for the Wi-Fi function. [Wi-Fi Setup] cannot be changed when connected to Wi-Fi. → [Setup] → [Wi-Fi] → [Wi-Fi Setup] [Priority of Remote Device] (→235) [Wi-Fi Password] [ON]: Connects the camera and a smartphone using an SSID and You can improve security password.
  • Page 268: Connecting With Other Devices

    • When the [VIERA Link] setting on the camera is set to [ON] and the camera is connected to a VIERA Link (HDMI)-compatible Panasonic television (VIERA), the television automatically switches its input and the playback screen is displayed. For details (→273).
  • Page 269: Storing 4k Motion Pictures

    Connecting with other devices Enjoying 4K motion pictures Storing 4K motion pictures You cannot dub 4K motion pictures to a Blu-ray disc or DVD using a Panasonic recorder. ■ Storing 4K motion pictures on your PC You can use the software “PHOTOfunSTUDIO” to import 4K motion pictures to a PC.
  • Page 270: Viewing On Tv Screen

    Connecting with other devices Viewing on TV screen Preparation Turn off both camera and TV. Connect camera to TV Check the plug direction and insert it straight in. (If the cable is inserted in the wrong direction, the plug could become deformed and cause faulty operation.) Also, do not insert into the wrong socket.
  • Page 271 Connecting with other devices Viewing on TV screen ● Bars may appear at the sides or at the top and bottom of the screen, depending on the aspect ratio setting. ● Change the screen mode on your TV if the picture is displayed with the top or bottom cut off. ●...
  • Page 272: Recording While Monitoring Camera Images

    Connecting with other devices Viewing on TV screen Recording while monitoring camera images When using the HDMI output, you can take pictures while monitoring the camera image on a TV, etc. ■ Switching the information displayed You can change the display shown during HDMI output using [HDMI Info Display (Rec)] in [TV Connection] on the [Setup] menu.
  • Page 273: Viera Link (hdmi) (hdavi Controlâ„¢)

    CEC-compatible devices. Refer to your product manual to verify compatibility with VIERA Link (HDMI). ● This camera supports VIERA Link (HDMI) Version 5. This is the Panasonic standard that also supports previous Panasonic VIERA Link devices. Preparation Set [VIERA Link] to [ON] (→201).
  • Page 274: Storing Recorded Still Pictures And Motion Pictures On Your Pc

    Connecting with other devices Storing recorded still pictures and motion pictures on your PC Still/motion pictures can be copied from the camera to your computer by connecting the two together. • Some computers can read directly from the camera’s memory card. For details, see the instruction manual for your computer.
  • Page 275: Downloading Software

    You can also correct still pictures, edit motion pictures, or write to DVD. Check the website below to download/install the software. The software is available for download until the end of March 2023. http://panasonic.jp/support/global/cs/soft/download/d_pfs10ae.html • Operating environment ® Windows 10 (32-bit/64-bit) ®...
  • Page 276: Silkypix

    Connecting with other devices Storing recorded still pictures and motion pictures on your PC SILKYPIX Developer Studio SE This software develops and edits RAW file pictures. Edited pictures can be saved in a file format such as JPEG or TIFF that can be displayed on a PC, etc. Check the website below to download/install the software.
  • Page 277: Copying Still Pictures And Motion Pictures

    Connecting with other devices Storing recorded still pictures and motion pictures on your PC Copying still pictures and motion pictures Preparations • Install “PHOTOfunSTUDIO” on your computer before starting the copying procedure. (→275) • Turn on the camera and computer. Connect camera to computer •...
  • Page 278 Connecting with other devices Storing recorded still pictures and motion pictures on your PC ■ Copying to your computer without using “PHOTOfunSTUDIO” You can save pictures to use on your computer by dragging and dropping folders and files into separate folders on your computer. •...
  • Page 279: Storing Recorded Still Pictures And Motion Pictures In The Recorder

    If you insert a card that has pictures recorded with this camera into a Panasonic recorder, you can dub the content to a Blu-ray Disc or DVD etc. • The method of importing still pictures and motion pictures recorded in this unit to other devices will vary depending on the file format (JPEG, RAW, AVCHD, or MP4).
  • Page 280: Printing

    Connecting with other devices Printing You can connect a camera directly to a PictBridge-compatible printer for printing. Preparations • Adjust the print quality or other settings on your printer, as needed. • Turn on the camera and printer. Connect camera to printer •...
  • Page 281: Printing Multiple Pictures

    Connecting with other devices Printing Printing multiple pictures Multiple pictures are printed at one time. Press to select [Multi Print] in step of “Printing” (→280) to select the item and press [MENU/SET] [Multi Select] Scroll between pictures with , select pictures to print with [MENU/SET] (Press [MENU/SET] again to release selection.) Press [DISP.] button to execute [Select All]...
  • Page 282: Printing With Date And Text

    Connecting with other devices Printing ■ Making print settings on the camera Setting options include the number of printed pictures and their size. Make settings before selecting [Print start]. [Print with Date] [ON] / [OFF] [Num.of prints] Sets number of pictures (up to 999 pictures). [Paper Size] Sets the paper size.
  • Page 283: Optional Accessories

    By using the AC adaptor (DMW-AC10: optional) and DC coupler (DMW-DCC11: 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. ●...
  • Page 284: List Of Monitor/viewfinder Displays

    Others List of monitor/viewfinder displays • The following images are examples of when [Monitor Disp. Set] is set to [ ] (monitor style) in the monitor. • The information displayed, such as histograms, magnifications, and numeric values, are only for the purpose of reference. In recording Elapsed recording time XXmXXs...
  • Page 285 Others List of monitor/viewfinder displays [Quality] (→166) Name (→194) 100fps [High Speed Video] (→78) Travel elapsed days (→196) [AFS/AFF/AFC] (→84)/ Age in years/months (→194) AFS AFF AFC MF (→97) Location (→196) Focus Bracket (→129) Current date/time Travel destination setting (→195) [AF Mode] (→85) Exposure meter...
  • Page 286 Others List of monitor/viewfinder displays Colouring (→56) Defocus control function [Dial Guide] (→186) (→56, 76) AWBc White Balance (→103) Brightness (exposure) (→56, 76) White Balance Bracket (→106) Type of defocus ([Miniature White Balance Fine Adjustment Effect]) (→74) (→105) [One Point Color] (→75) Colouring (→55)
  • Page 287 Others List of monitor/viewfinder displays In playback 15 pic. 15 pic. 1ST DAY 1ST DAY 11 months 20 days 11 months 20 days Playback Mode (→208) Icon indicating the presence of a marker (→111, 112) Protected picture (→209) 4K Photo (4K burst file) (→107) With location information (→242)
  • Page 288 Others List of monitor/viewfinder displays Clear Retouch completed icon Name (→192, 194) (→216) Location (→196) Acquiring information icon Title (→210) Playback (Motion Pictures) Age in years/months (→192, 194) (→157) 1ST DAY Travel elapsed days (→196) Upload (Wi-Fi) (→256) Recording information Picture Group Display (→162) Submenu icon...
  • Page 289: Histogram Display

    Others List of monitor/viewfinder displays Detailed information display Histogram display 5500 10:00 1.DEC.2018 10:00 1.DEC.2018 100-0001 100-0001 Photo style, Highlight shadow display White balance display Standard Auto White Balance Contrast Sharpness Noise Reduction Saturation 10:00 1.DEC.2018 10:00 1.DEC.2018 100-0001 100-0001 Lens information display Focal Length 8.8mm...
  • Page 290: Message Displays

    • Use a compatible card. (→26) ■ Battery [This battery cannot be used] • Use a genuine Panasonic battery. Consult the dealer or your nearest Service Centre if display still remains. • Wipe any dirt away from the battery terminal.
  • Page 291 Others Message displays ■ Wi-Fi function [Failed to connect wireless access point] / [Connection failed] / [No destination found] • The wireless access point information set on this unit is wrong. Check the authentication type, encryption type, and encryption key. (→262) •...
  • Page 292: Q&a

    (→292 - 300) first. If the problem persists, Performing [Reset] in the [Setup] menu may resolve the issue (→204). Also, see the Panasonic support site for the latest support information. http://panasonic.jp/support/global/cs/dsc/ (This site is available in English only.) ■ Battery, power The charging lamp blinks.
  • Page 293 Others Q&A Troubleshooting ■ Recording 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 294 Others Q&A Troubleshooting Recorded pictures appear coarse, or there is interference. • We recommend trying the following methods. → Lower ISO sensitivity (→101). → Either adjust [Noise Reduction] of [Photo Style] to a higher setting or set each item other than [Noise Reduction] to a lower setting.
  • Page 295 Others Q&A Troubleshooting ■ Motion Picture Cannot record motion pictures. • When a large capacity card is used, you may not be able to take a picture for a while after you turn on the camera. Motion picture recording stops midway. •...
  • Page 296 Others Q&A Troubleshooting ■ Monitor/viewfinder The monitor/viewfinder is turned off although the camera is turned on. • If no operations are performed during the set time period [Auto LVF/Monitor Off] (→198) activated, and the monitor/viewfinder turns off. • When a hand or an object is close to the eye sensor, the monitor display mode could be switched to viewfinder display mode.
  • Page 297 Others Q&A Troubleshooting ■ 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 wireless LAN network. •...
  • Page 298 Others Q&A Troubleshooting The Wi-Fi connection is not recognising my PC. The camera cannot be connected to Mac computer/Windows PC via Wi-Fi connection. • By default, the Wi-Fi connection uses the default workgroup name of “WORKGROUP”. If the name of the workgroup has been changed, it will not be recognised. →...
  • Page 299 Others Q&A Troubleshooting ■ TV, computer, printer No image appears on TV. Image blurred or not coloured. • Not connected correctly (→270). • The television has not been switched to auxiliary input. VIERA Link (HDMI) is not working. • Is the camera’s [VIERA Link] setting set to [ON]? (→201) →...
  • Page 300 Others Q&A Troubleshooting ■ Others The lens makes a clicking noise. • When the camera is turned on or off, the lens is moved, or an aperture operation is performed, such a noise may be heard. This is not a malfunction. •...
  • Page 301: Usage Cautions And Notes

    Others Usage cautions and notes When in use ● 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 302: Caring For Your Camera

    Others Usage cautions and notes Caring for your camera To clean your camera, remove the battery, the DC coupler (optional) or a card, or disconnect the power plug from the outlet, and wipe with a soft, dry cloth. ● Use a damp cloth to remove stubborn stains, before wiping with a dry cloth. ●...
  • Page 303 Others Usage cautions and notes Lens ● Do not press the lens with excessive force. ● Images may appear slightly white if lens is dirty (fingerprints, etc.). Turn the camera on, hold the extracted lens barrel with your fingers, and gently wipe the lens surface with a soft, dry cloth.
  • Page 304: Memory Cards

    • Do not touch terminals on reverse of card or allow them to become dirty or wet. ● 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. ●...
  • Page 305: Personal Information

    • Data containing personal information can be altered or lost due to malfunction, static electricity, accidents, breakdowns, repairs, or other operations. Panasonic will not be liable for any damage that occurs, direct or indirect, as a result of the alteration or loss of data containing personal information.
  • Page 306 Use of the Wi-Fi function of this camera is presumed to be in countries where this camera is sold 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. ■...
  • Page 307 ® 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. ●...
  • Page 308 Others Usage cautions and notes This product is licensed under the AVC Patent Portfolio License for the personal use of a consumer or other uses in which it does not receive remuneration to (i) encode video in compliance with the AVC Standard (“AVC Video”) and/or (ii) decode AVC Video that was encoded by a consumer engaged in a personal activity and/or was obtained from a video provider licensed to provide AVC Video.
  • Page 309 Others Usage cautions and notes Disposal of Old Equipment and Batteries Only for European Union and countries with recycling systems These symbols on the products, packaging, and/or accompanying documents mean that used electrical and electronic products and batteries must not be mixed with general household waste. For proper treatment, recovery and recycling of old products and used batteries, please take them to applicable collection points in accordance with your national legislation.

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