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Summary of Contents for Panasonic Lumix DMCLX100S

  • Page 1 More detailed instructions on the operation of this camera are contained in “Owner’s Manual for advanced features (PDF format)” in the supplied disc. Install it on your PC to read it. Register online at (U.S. customers only) If you have any questions, visit: USA : Canada :
  • Page 2 Dear Customer, Thank you for choosing Panasonic! You have purchased one of the most sophisticated and reliable products on the market today. Used properly, we’re sure it will bring you and your family years of enjoyment. Please take time to fill in the information below.
  • Page 3: Information For Your Safety

    Information for Your Safety WARNING: To reduce the risk of fire, electric shock or product damage, • Do not expose this unit to rain, moisture, dripping or splashing. • Use only the recommended accessories. • Do not remove covers. • Do not repair this unit by yourself. Refer servicing to qualified service personnel.
  • Page 4 Declaration of Conformity Trade Name: Panasonic Model No.: DMC-LX100 Responsible Party: Panasonic Corporation of North America Two Riverfront Plaza, Newark, NJ 07102-5490 Support Contact: This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject...
  • Page 5 THE FOLLOWING APPLIES ONLY IN THE U.S.A. Certification and Compliance See Camera for the certification and compliance mark specific to that device. 1 Select [Wi-Fi] in the [Setup] menu 2 Select [Wi-Fi Setup] in the [Wi-Fi] 3 Press to select [Approved Regulations], and press [MENU/SET] Contains FCC ID : VPYLBXN604 This transmitter must not be co-located or operated in conjunction...
  • Page 6 ■ About the battery pack CAUTION Battery pack (Lithium ion battery pack) • Use the specified unit to recharge the battery pack. • Do not use the battery pack with equipment other than the specified unit. • Do not get dirt, sand, liquids, or other foreign matter on the terminals. •...
  • Page 7 • Do not use any other USB connection cables except the supplied one or a genuine Panasonic USB connection cable (DMW-USBC1: optional). • Always use a genuine Panasonic AV cable (DMW-AVC1: optional). • Use a “High Speed HDMI micro cable” with the HDMI logo. Cables that do not comply with the HDMI standards will not work.
  • Page 8: Table Of Contents

    Contents ■ Information for Your Safety ..3 Checking the effects of the aperture value and shutter speed Preparations ([Preview] Mode) ........35 ■ Registering a combination of settings Before use ........10 to be used during recording ■ (Custom Set) ........36 Standard accessories ....
  • Page 9 (PDF format) ........95 connecting it to a smartphone ...62 ■ Digital Camera Accessory Installing the smartphone/tablet app Order Form “Panasonic Image App” ......62 Connecting to a smartphone ....63 (For USA Customers) ....96 ■ Taking pictures via a smartphone Limited Warranty (remote recording) ........
  • Page 10: Preparations

    Preparations Before use ■ Camera handling ● Keep the camera away from excessive vibration, force, or pressure. ● The camera is not dust resistant, splash resistant, or waterproof. Avoid using the camera in places with excessive dust or sand, or where water can come into contact with the camera.
  • Page 11: Standard Accessories

    Preparations Standard accessories Check that all the accessories are supplied before using the camera. Part numbers are as of September 2014. These may be subject to change. Battery pack DMW-BLG10PP SFM0038 • Charge the battery • Software: before use. Use it to install the software on Battery pack is indicated as your PC.
  • Page 12 • For information about optional accessories, refer to the “Digital Camera Accessory System”. (For U.S.A. only) • If accessories are lost, customers can visit us at for further information about obtaining replacement parts. (For Canada only) • If any accessories are lost, customers in Canada should visit our support page at for further information about obtaining...
  • Page 13: Names And Functions Of Main Parts

    Preparations Names and Functions of Main Parts Self-timer indicator (→55) / AF Assist Lamp Control ring (→25) Aspect ratio selector switch (→45) Hot shoe (Hot shoe cover) (→59) • The hot shoe cover is already attached to the hot shoe at the time of purchase.
  • Page 14 DC coupler cover • Open this cover to use an AC adaptor (optional) and DC coupler (optional) in place of the battery. • Always use a genuine Panasonic AC adaptor (DMW-AC10PP: optional). • When using an AC adaptor (DMW-AC10PP: optional), ensure...
  • Page 15 Preparations 31 32 Strap eyelet (→16) ® Wi-Fi antenna Wi-Fi connection lamp (→61) [Wi-Fi] button (→61) / [Fn2] button (→24) Motion picture button (→39) [AF/AE LOCK] button (→49) NFC antenna (→64) [Q.MENU] button (→24) Playback button [Fn1] button (→24) / ] (Delete/Cancel) button (→38) [DISP.] button (→37) Each time this is pressed, the display...
  • Page 16: Preparations

    Preparations Preparations Attaching the lens cap and shoulder strap Cover the lens with the lens cap to protect it when you are not taking pictures. We recommend attaching the lens cap to the camera using the lens cap string to prevent loss of the lens cap.
  • Page 17: Charging The Battery

    Preparations Charging the battery The battery that can be used with this unit is DMW-BLG10PP. The battery is not charged when the camera is shipped. Charge the battery before use. • Use the dedicated charger and battery. Attach the battery paying attention to the direction of the battery Connect the charger to the electrical outlet Charging light ([CHARGE])
  • Page 18 Preparations ■ Guidelines for number of recordable pictures and operating time Recording still pictures (When using monitor) Number of recordable Approx. 350 pictures (Approx. 300 pictures) pictures Recording time Approx. 175 min (Approx. 150 min) • The values when the flash (supplied) is used are provided in parentheses. Recording motion pictures (When using monitor) [Rec Format] [AVCHD]...
  • Page 19: Inserting And Removing The Battery/The Card (Optional)

    Move lever in direction of arrow. Press the center of the card. Lever ■ About the Card The following SD standard-based cards (Panasonic brand recommended) can be used. Type of Card Capacity SD Memory Cards 8 MB – 2 GB SDHC Memory Cards 4 GB –...
  • Page 20: Formatting The Card (Initialization)

    FHD/HD/VGA [MP4] UHS Speed Class 3 • Latest information: (This site is available in English only.) Formatting the card (initialization) Format the card before recording a picture with this unit. Since data cannot be recovered after formatting, make sure to back up necessary data in advance.
  • Page 21 Preparations ■ Recording time capacity (motion pictures) ([h], [m] and [s] indicate “hour”, “minute” and “second”.) • The recordable time is the total time of all the motion pictures which have been recorded. When [Rec Format] is [AVCHD] [Rec Quality] 16 GB 64 GB [FHD/28M/60p]...
  • Page 22: Setting The Clock

    Preparations Setting the clock The clock is not set when the camera is shipped. Turn the camera on Press [MENU/SET] Press to select the items (year, month, day, : Home time hour, minute), and press to set : Destination time •...
  • Page 23: Basics

    Basics Basics Setting the menu Example: To change the [Quality] setting from [ ] to [ ] in the [Rec] menu Press [MENU/SET] to bring up the menu [Rec] You can perform settings for picture size and the (→81) flash. [Motion Picture] You can select the recording format and picture (→83)
  • Page 24: Calling Frequently-Used Menus Instantly (Quick Menu)

    Basics ■ Switching menu type Example: Switching to the [Setup] menu from [Rec] menu Press Press to select a menu switch icon [ • Items can also be selected by turning the control dial. Press [MENU/SET] • Select the menu item and perform the setting. ●...
  • Page 25: Changing Settings Using The Control Ring

    Basics Changing settings using the control ring You can use the control ring to change the settings of the unit. Items that can be set by the control ring vary depending on recording modes. Following are the pre-assigned settings. Recording mode Setting [Intelligent Auto] Mode Step Zoom (→58)
  • Page 26: Changing The Settings Assigned To The Control Ring

    Basics Changing the settings assigned to the control ring Changes the settings assigned to the control ring. Set the menu → [Custom] → [Control Ring] to select the setting and press [MENU/SET] • [DEFLT] [Normal] • [Zoom] (→57) • [Step Zoom] (→58) •...
  • Page 27: Holding The Camera

    Basics Holding the camera • To avoid camera shake, hold it with both hands keeping AF Assist Lamp your arms close to your body while standing with your Microphone feet slightly apart. • Do not touch the lens. • Do not block the microphone when recording motion pictures.
  • Page 28: Taking Pictures

    Basics Taking pictures • Press the [ ] button ( ) to set the drive mode to [ ] ([Single]). Select the recording mode • Each time you press the [iA] button, the recording mode will switch between [Intelligent Auto] Mode (→29) Take pictures with automatic settings.
  • Page 29: Taking Pictures With Automatic Settings

    Basics 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 optimizes settings to match the subject and recording environment. The camera optimizes the settings and the following functions are activated automatically.
  • Page 30 Basics ■ Flash When the [ON/OFF] switch for the flash (supplied/optional) is set to [OFF], the flash is set to [ ] (Forced Flash Off). When the [ON/OFF] switch is set to [ON], the flash is set to [ ] (AUTO). When the flash is turned on, the camera automatically sets [ ], [ (Auto/Red-Eye Reduction), [...
  • Page 31: Taking Pictures After Setting The Aperture Value And Shutter Speed

    Basics Taking pictures after setting the aperture value and shutter speed Recording mode: You can set the exposure using the aperture ring and shutter speed dial settings. Using the [Rec] menu to change settings and set up your own recording environment.
  • Page 32: Taking Pictures After Automatically Setting The Aperture Value And Shutter Speed ([Program Ae] Mode)

    Basics Taking pictures after automatically setting the aperture value and shutter speed ([Program AE] Mode) Take pictures using automatic aperture values and shutter speed settings in accordance with the brightness of a subject. Turn the aperture ring to select [A] (AUTO) Turn the shutter speed dial to select [A] (AUTO) [Program AE] Mode is set and the recording mode icon changes to [P].
  • Page 33: Taking Pictures By Setting The Aperture Value ([Aperture-Priority] Mode)

    Basics Taking pictures by setting the aperture value ([Aperture-Priority] Mode) When the aperture value is increased, the range of depth in focus expands, and the picture shows up clearly from the position of the camera to the background. When the aperture value is reduced, the range of depth in focus shrinks, and the background can get blurry.
  • Page 34: Taking Pictures By Setting The Aperture Value And Shutter Speed ([Manual Exposure] Mode)

    Basics ■ Setting the shutter speed to values not provided on the shutter speed dial • Higher speed than 1/4000 seconds or slower shutter speed than 1 second Turn the shutter speed dial to select [4000-] or [1+] Turn the control ring or control dial to select the shutter speed •...
  • Page 35: Checking The Effects Of The Aperture Value And Shutter Speed ([Preview] Mode)

    Basics About T (time) When you set the shutter speed to T (time) and fully press the shutter button, the shutter opens. (Approximately up to 120 seconds) When you press the shutter button again, the shutter closes. 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 36: Registering A Combination Of Settings To Be Used During Recording (Custom Set)

    Basics Registering a combination of settings to be used during recording (Custom Set) Recording mode: You can register up to three combinations of your preferred menu settings. ■ Registering the custom set Set your preferred menu settings such as [Rec] menu, [Motion Picture] menu, and [Custom] menu Set the menu →...
  • Page 37: Switching The Display Information On The Recording Screen

    Basics Switching the display information on the recording screen Press [DISP.] button to switch the display • You can use [Monitor Disp. Style] and [LVF Disp.Style] in the [Custom] menu to select either [ ] (Monitor style display layout) or [ ] (Live View Finder style display layout) for the display screen of the monitor and viewfinder.
  • Page 38: Viewing Your Pictures

    Basics Viewing your pictures Press the Playback button Press or turn the control dial to select the picture to be displayed ■ Ending Playback Press the Playback button again or press the Motion picture button. The Playback can also be ended by pressing the shutter button halfway. ■...
  • Page 39: Motion Picture

    Motion picture Recording motion pictures 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. (→42) Audio is recorded in stereo. You can record motion pictures by manually setting the aperture value and shutter speed.
  • Page 40: Setting The Format, Picture Size And Recording Frame Rate

    Motion picture Setting the format, picture size and recording frame rate Recording mode: Set the menu → [Motion Picture] → [Rec Format] to select the item and press [MENU/SET] This is a data format suitable for playback on high-definition [AVCHD] TVs.
  • Page 41: Viewing Motion Pictures

    Motion picture Viewing motion pictures This unit was designed to play motion pictures using the AVCHD and MP4 formats. Select a picture with the motion picture icon ([ ]) in playback mode, and press to start playback • After playback starts, the elapsed playback time is displayed on the screen.
  • Page 42: Recording 4K Motion Pictures

    Motion picture Recording 4K motion pictures Recording mode: You can record high-resolution 4K motion pictures by setting [Rec Quality] to [4K]. • To record 4K motion pictures, use a UHS Speed Class 3 card. (→20) • When you record 4K motion pictures, the angle of view will be narrower than motion pictures of other sizes.
  • Page 43 Motion picture Turn the aperture ring and shutter speed dial to set the recording mode • We recommend setting [Shutter-Priority] Mode and setting the shutter speed to 1/1000 seconds or higher to minimize subject blur. To record a subject that is moving quickly, set the shutter speed to 1/2000 seconds or higher.
  • Page 44: Advanced Recording Functions

    Advanced Recording Functions Taking pictures using picture effects (Filter) Recording mode: You can select your own settings from various effects and take pictures while confirming these effects on the screen. Press [FILTER] button Press or turn the control dial to select the picture effect (Filter) Press [MENU/SET] ●...
  • Page 45: Setting The Picture Quality And Size

    Advanced Recording Functions Setting the picture quality and size Changing the aspect ratio of the still pictures Recording mode: Switching the aspect ratio selector switch [4:3] Aspect ratio of a 4:3 TV [1:1] Aspect ratio of a square image [16:9] Aspect ratio of high-definition TV, etc.
  • Page 46: Setting The Compression Rate Of Pictures ([Quality])

    Advanced Recording Functions Setting the compression rate of pictures ([Quality]) Recording mode: Set the compression rate used for storing pictures. → [Rec] → [Quality] Gives priority to picture quality and saves pictures in JPEG file format. Saves pictures in JPEG file format using standard picture quality. This setting is useful when you want to increase the number of recordable pictures without changing the number of pixels.
  • Page 47: Taking Pictures With Auto Focus

    Advanced Recording Functions Taking pictures with Auto Focus Recording mode: This allows the focusing method that suits the positions and number of the subjects to be selected. Switch the focus selector switch to [ ] or [ Align with the indicator.
  • Page 48: Taking Close-Up Pictures (Macro Recording)

    Advanced Recording Functions Taking close-up pictures (Macro recording) Recording mode: When you want to enlarge the subject, setting to [ ] (AF Macro) enables you to take pictures at an even closer distance than the normal focus range (up to 3 cm (0.098 feet) for max.
  • Page 49: [Af/Ae Lock]

    Advanced Recording Functions ■ Displaying the MF Assist • Turn the control ring to display MF Assist. • You can also display MF Assist by pressing to display the setting screen, pressing the cursor button to set the position to be enlarged, and then pressing [MENU/SET].
  • Page 50: Taking Pictures With Exposure Compensation

    Advanced Recording Functions 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. Turn the exposure compensation dial to select the compensation value Under- Optimum Over-exposed exposed exposure...
  • Page 51: Setting The Metering Mode

    Advanced Recording Functions Setting the metering mode Recording mode: → [Rec] → [Metering Mode] Brightness [Metering Mode] Conditions measurement position Normal usage Whole screen (produces balanced pictures) (Multiple) Center and surrounding Subject in center area (Center weighted) Great difference between Center of [+] brightness of subject and (spot metering target)
  • Page 52: Selecting A Drive Mode

    Advanced Recording Functions Selecting a Drive 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] When the shutter button is pressed, only one [Single] picture is recorded.
  • Page 53: Burst Function

    Advanced Recording Functions Burst function Recording mode: The pictures are recorded in succession while the shutter button is pressed. • Pictures that are taken while the [Burst Rate] is set to [SH] are recorded together as a single burst group. Press [ ] button ( Press...
  • Page 54: Recording While Exposure Is Changed Automatically [Auto Bracket]

    Advanced Recording Functions Recording while exposure is changed automatically [Auto Bracket] Recording mode: Each time the shutter button is pressed, recordings are made of up to 7 pictures with different exposure settings based on the Exposure Compensation range. Example of Auto Bracket recording when [Step] is set to [3·1/3] and [Sequence] is set to [0/–/+] 1st picture 2nd picture...
  • Page 55: Taking Pictures With Self-Timer

    Advanced Recording Functions Taking pictures with self-timer Recording mode: We recommend using a tripod. This is also effective for preventing jitter when pressing the shutter button, by setting the self-timer to 2 seconds. Press [ ] button ( Press to select the self-timer icon ([ ], etc.) and press Press to select the self-timer operation setting and press...
  • Page 56 Advanced Recording Functions Applying a picture effect (Filter) Press the [FILTER] button to select a picture effect (→44) Recording direction Picture effects • [Toy Effect], [Toy Pop], [Miniature Effect], and [Sunshine] are not available. Press [MENU/SET] 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 Taking pictures from left to right...
  • Page 57: Using Zoom

    Advanced Recording Functions Using Zoom Recording mode: You can adjust the area of a picture to be taken using zoom. Zoom lever Control ring ∗ Move the zoom lever Turn the control ring T side: Telephoto, Enlarge the Clockwise: subject Telephoto, Enlarge the subject W side: Wide-angle, Capture a wider Counterclockwise:...
  • Page 58 Advanced Recording Functions Optical Zoom You can zoom in without degrading the picture quality. Maximum magnification: 3.1x Extended optical zoom This function works when picture sizes with [ ] have been selected in [Picture Size] (→45). Extended optical zoom allows you to zoom in using a higher zoom ratio than Optical Zoom, without degrading the picture quality.
  • Page 59: Taking Pictures Using The Flash (Supplied)

    Advanced Recording Functions Taking pictures using the flash (supplied) Recording mode: This section describes how to take a picture using the flash (supplied). Attaching the flash The hot shoe cover is already attached to the hot shoe at the time of purchase. Attach the flash to the hot shoe after removing the hot shoe cover.
  • Page 60: Changing Flash Mode

    Advanced Recording Functions About [Forced Flash Off] ([ ] (Forced Flash Off) will appear on the recording screen and the flash will not fire in the following cases. Communication light emission with a wireless flash is also disabled. • When the flash is not attached to the camera •...
  • Page 61: Wi-Fi Function And Nfc Function

    Wi-Fi Wi-Fi ® Wi-Fi Function and NFC Function ■ About the Wi-Fi connection lamp Wi-Fi connection lamp Lit blue: When the Wi-Fi function is ON [Wi-Fi] button Blinking blue: When sending data ■ About the [Wi-Fi] button You can operate the [Wi-Fi]/[Fn2] button in two ways, using it either as the [Wi-Fi] button or as a function button [Fn2].
  • Page 62: Operating The Camera By Connecting It To A Smartphone

    Operating the camera by connecting it to a smartphone Installing the smartphone/tablet app “Panasonic Image App” The “Image App” is an application provided by Panasonic that allows your smartphone to perform the following operations of a Wi-Fi-compatible LUMIX. • Supported OS ∗...
  • Page 63: Connecting To A Smartphone

    Wi-Fi Connecting to a smartphone If you are using an iOS If you are using an Android device device (iPhone, iPod touch, Is your device equipped with an NFC function? iPad) Use a QR code to make Use the NFC function Read a QR code to settings easily (→63) to connect (→64)
  • Page 64 Wi-Fi ■ When connecting with SSID and password (On the camera) Press and hold the [Wi-Fi] button (On your smartphone) ∗ ∗ Select [Wi-Fi] under [Settings] on the smartphone ∗ Turn on [Wi-Fi] and select the SSID displayed on this unit Enter the password displayed on this unit (First time connecting only) Return to the home screen and start “Image App”...
  • Page 65: Taking Pictures Via A Smartphone (Remote Recording)

    Wi-Fi ■ When connecting with SSID and password (On the camera) Press and hold the [Wi-Fi] button (On your smartphone) Start “Image App” Select [Wi-Fi] Select the SSID displayed on this unit Enter the password displayed on this unit (First time connecting only) •...
  • Page 66: Playing Back Pictures In The Camera On A Smartphone

    Wi-Fi Playing back pictures in the camera on a smartphone Connect to a smartphone (→63) Select [ ] from “Image App” Switch the • The images captured by the camera are displayed on location of the smartphone. the pictures • You can switch a picture to be displayed using the icon to be at the top left on the screen.
  • Page 67: Sending Pictures In The Camera To Social Networking Services

    Wi-Fi ■ Easily transferring pictures in the camera using the NFC function This function can be used with NFC compatible devices with Android (2.3.3 or above). (Not available in certain models) You can establish a Wi-Fi connection using the NFC function and easily transfer over Wi-Fi the picture on display simply by holding the smartphone close to the camera.
  • Page 68: When Sending Images To Web Service

    When sending images to WEB services, the WEB service being used must be registered on the WEB service link settings with the “LUMIX CLUB”. ■ Refer to the “LUMIX CLUB” site for details Login by entering the login ID and password already registered with your device. →...
  • Page 69: Sending Pictures To A Pc With The Wi-Fi Function

    Wi-Fi Performing the operation for the first time After you select [Yes] in step (→68), the WEB service selection screen appears. to select WEB services and press [MENU/SET] Check the setting on the confirmation screen for the transmission setting and press [MENU/SET] •...
  • Page 70 Wi-Fi ■ When using “PHOTOfunSTUDIO” Install “PHOTOfunSTUDIO” on the PC (→74) • “PHOTOfunSTUDIO” is not compatible with Mac. Create a folder that receives images with “PHOTOfunSTUDIO” • To create the folder automatically, select [Auto-create]. To specify a folder, create a new folder, or set a password to the folder, select [Create manually].
  • Page 71 Wi-Fi Select the PC you want to connect to • If the PC you want to connect to is not displayed, select [Manual Input], then enter the computer name (for Mac, enter the NetBIOS name). Select the folder you want to send to •...
  • Page 72: Others

    ∗ AV cable White: To audio socket ∗ • Always use a genuine Panasonic AV Monaural audio output. cable (DMW-AVC1: optional). Turn on the TV and switch the TV input source to match the connection socket Turn on the camera and press the playback button ●...
  • Page 73: Storing Recorded Still Pictures And Motion Pictures On Your Pc

    Others Storing recorded still pictures and motion pictures on your PC About supplied software The supplied DVD contains the following software. Install the software on your computer before using. For details about operating environment and usage, please read “Owner’s Manual for advanced features” (PDF format) or the manuals for each software. PHOTOfunSTUDIO 9.6 PE You can capture still pictures or motion pictures to your PC, or organize captured pictures by categorizing by recording date, model name of the digital camera...
  • Page 74: Installing Supplied Software

    Others Installing supplied software The software compatible with your PC will be installed. Preparations • Check your PC’s specifications and operating environment for each software. • Before inserting the DVD (supplied), close all running applications. Insert the DVD with the supplied software •...
  • Page 75: Copying Still Pictures And Motion Pictures

    Also, do not insert into the wrong socket. Doing so may cause damage to this unit. • Do not use any other USB connection cables except the supplied one or a genuine Panasonic USB connection cable (DMW-USBC1: optional). Using cables other than the above may cause a malfunction. Align the marks, and insert.
  • Page 76: List Of Monitor/Viewfinder Displays

    Others List of monitor/viewfinder displays • The following images are examples of when the display screen is set to [ (monitor style) in the monitor. In recording Types of picture EXPS effects (Filter) (→44) Picture effect (Filter) adjustment display (→44) Elapsed recording XXmXXs ∗...
  • Page 77 Others Focus (Under low illumination) Wi-Fi connection status [4K PHOTO] marker (→43) [Time Lapse Shot] [Stop Motion Animation] Histogram [Quality] (→46) AFS AFF AFC MF Focus Mode ∗ AF Mode (→47) Destination settings ∗ Travel elapsed days [Face Recog.] ∗ Name AF Lock (→49) ∗...
  • Page 78 Others ■ On-monitor recording information Single (→52) Burst (→53) [Auto Bracket] (→54) [Aspect Bracket] (→54) Self-timer (→55) Panorama Direction (→55) AFS AFF AFC MF Focus Mode Recording Mode (→28) AF Mode (→47) Program Shift (→32) Motion picture [Quality] (→46) recording mode (→39) [Rec Format]/ Motion picture recording [Rec Quality] (→40)
  • Page 79: Message Displays

    • Card may possibly be damaged. → Try with a different card. [This battery cannot be used] • Use a genuine Panasonic battery. (DMW-BLG10PP) • Battery cannot be recognized as terminal is dirty. → Wipe any dirt away from the battery terminal.
  • Page 80 Others [Failed to connect wireless access point] / [Connection failed] / [No destination found] • Check following regarding the wireless access point. → The wireless access point information set on this unit is wrong. Check the authentication type, encryption type, and encryption key. →...
  • Page 81: Menu List

    Others Menu list • The [Photo Style], [AFS/AFF/AFC], [Metering Mode], [Highlight Shadow], [i.Dynamic], [i.Resolution], [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 82 Others The camera can combine 3 still pictures taken with [HDR] different exposures into a single properly exposed picture with rich gradation. You can create an effect similar to the operation of up [Multi Exp.] to four times of exposure on a single picture. You can preset the recording start time, recording interval, and the number of pictures to be taken when [Time Lapse Shot]...
  • Page 83 Others You can set a name or birthday of a baby or pet before [Profile Setup] taking a picture to record the name or age in months/ years in the picture. [Motion Picture] You can set the motion picture mode used for creating [4K PHOTO] a high-resolution still picture by capturing a single frame from a 4K motion picture.
  • Page 84 Others Enables faster focusing when the shutter button is [Quick AF] pressed. Automatically adjusts the focus when the eye sensor is [Eye Sensor AF] activated. Sets the time for displaying the enlarged screen if the [Pinpoint AF Time] shutter button is pressed halfway when Auto Focus mode is set to [ Sets whether the assist screen is to be enlarged on a [Pinpoint AF...
  • Page 85 Others Allows the effects of the aperture value and shutter [Constant Preview] speed on the recording screen to be checked when (M Mode) [Manual Exposure] Mode is set. [Expo.Meter] Sets whether to display the exposure meter. (→32) [Dial Guide] Sets whether to display the operation guide. [LVF Disp.Style] Sets the viewfinder display method.
  • Page 86 Others [Setup] [Clock Set] Set time, date, and display format. (→22) [World Time] Set the local time at travel destination. If you set your travel schedule and record pictures, the [Travel Date] day of your trip on which the picture was taken will be recorded.
  • Page 87 Others [Playback] [Slide Show] Automatically play pictures in order. You can narrow down the pictures to be displayed with [Playback Mode] set filters, such as categories or favorite pictures. You can write location information (longitude/latitude) [Location Logging] sent from the smartphone to the pictures. You can use the camera to develop still pictures that [RAW Processing] were recorded in RAW format.
  • Page 88: Q&A Troubleshooting

    Others Q&A Troubleshooting • Performing [Reset] in the [Setup] menu may resolve the issue. • Further information is provided in the “Owner’s Manual for advanced features (PDF format)”. Check it together with the information in this section. Focus not aligned correctly. •...
  • Page 89 Others Cannot view pictures. There are no recorded pictures. • A card is not inserted in the camera. • There is no picture on the card to play back. • Has the file name of the picture been changed on a computer? If so, it cannot be played back on the camera.
  • Page 90 Others The Wi-Fi connection is not recognizing my PC. • 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 recognized. → Select [PC Connection] then [Change Workgroup Name] in the [Wi-Fi Setup] to change the workgroup name to match that of your PC.
  • Page 91: Specifications

    Others Specifications Digital Camera: Information for your safety Power Source DC 8.4 V Power 2.1 W (When recording with monitor) Consumption 2.3 W (When recording with viewfinder) 1.5 W (When playing back with monitor) 1.6 W (When playing back with viewfinder) Camera effective 12,800,000 pixels pixels...
  • Page 92 Others Monitor 3.0″ TFT LCD (3:2) (Approx. 921,600 dots) (field of view ratio about 100%) Viewfinder 0.38″ Color LCD (16:9) (Approx. 2,760,000 dots equivalent) (field of view ratio about 100%) (with diopter adjustment -4.0 to +3.0 diopter) Flash mode Auto, Auto/Red-Eye Reduction, Forced ON, Forced ON/Red-Eye Reduction, Slow Sync., Slow Sync./Red-Eye Reduction, Forced OFF Microphones...
  • Page 93 Infrastructure mode ■ Compliance ISO / IEC 18092 NFC-F (Passive Mode) standard ■ Battery Charger (Panasonic DE-A99B): Information for your safety Input: ~110 V to 240 V, 50/60 Hz, 0.15 A Output: 8.4 V, 0.43 A Equipment mobility: Movable ■...
  • Page 94: Digital Camera Accessory System

    AV cable DMW-AVC1 ∗ The AC adaptor (optional) can only be used with the designated Panasonic DC Coupler (optional). The AC adaptor (optional) cannot be used by itself. ∗ For details about the flash, refer to (→59) in this manual and the corresponding operating instructions for the flash.
  • Page 95: Reading The Owner's Manual (Pdf Format)

    OS from the following website. ■ Uninstalling the “Owner’s Manual for advanced features (PDF format)” Delete the PDF file in the following folder. Program Files\Panasonic\Lumix\ ■ For Mac Turn the PC on and insert the disc containing the Owner’s Manual (supplied) Open the “Manual”...
  • Page 96: Digital Camera Accessory Order Form (For Usa Customers)

  • Page 97: Limited Warranty (Only For U.s.a.)

    Limited Warranty Coverage (For USA Only) If your product does not work properly because of a defect in materials or workmanship, Panasonic Corporation of North America (referred to as “the warrantor”) will, for the length of the period indicated on the chart below, which starts with the date of original purchase (“warranty period”), at its option either...
  • Page 98 Owner’s Manual, and send it prepaid, adequately insured and packed well in a carton box. When shipping Lithium Ion batteries please visit our Web Site at as Panasonic is committed to providing the most up to date information. Include a letter detailing the complaint, a return address and provide a daytime phone number where you can be reached.
  • Page 99 Others THERE ARE NO EXPRESS WARRANTIES EXCEPT AS LISTED UNDER “LIMITED WARRANTY COVERAGE”. THE WARRANTOR IS NOT LIABLE FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES RESULTING FROM THE USE OF THIS PRODUCT, OR ARISING OUT OF ANY BREACH OF THIS WARRANTY. (As examples, this excludes damages for lost time, travel to and from the servicer, loss of or damage to media or images, data or other memory or recorded content.
  • Page 100 For hearing or speech impaired TTY users, TTY: 1-877-833-8855 Accessory Purchases (United States) Purchase Parts, Accessories and Owner’s Manual online for all Panasonic Products by visiting our Web Site at: Or, send your request by E-mail to:
  • Page 101: Limited Warranty (Only For Canada)

    This warranty is given only to the original purchaser, or the person for whom it was purchased as a gift, of a Panasonic brand product mentioned above sold by an authorized Panasonic dealer in Canada and purchased and used in Canada, which product was not sold “as is”, and which product was delivered to you in...
  • Page 103 HDMI Licensing LLC in the United States and other countries. ● HDAVI Control™ is a trademark of Panasonic Corporation. ● “AVCHD”, “AVCHD Progressive” and the “AVCHD Progressive” logo are trademarks of Panasonic Corporation and Sony Corporation.
  • Page 104 Panasonic Corporation of North America Two Riverfront Plaza, Newark, NJ 07102-5490 Panasonic Canada Inc. 5770 Ambler Drive Mississauga, Ontario L4W 2T3 © Panasonic Corporation 2014 Printed in China...

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