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Before connecting, operating or adjusting this product,
For USA assistance, please call: 1-800-211-PANA(7262) or, contact us via the web at: http://www.panasonic.com/contactinfo
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Operating Instructions

DMC-FX35
Model No.

Digital Camera

VQT1P09

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  • Page 1: Operating Instructions

    Before connecting, operating or adjusting this product, For USA assistance, please call: 1-800-211-PANA(7262) or, contact us via the web at: http://www.panasonic.com/contactinfo For Canadian assistance, please call: 1-800-99-LUMIX (1-800-995-8649) or send e-mail to: lumixconcierge@ca.panasonic.com Operating Instructions Model No. please read the instructions completely.
  • Page 2: Before Use

    Before Use 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 on the below.
  • Page 3 THE SOCKET OUTLET SHALL BE INSTALLED NEAR THE EQUIPMENT AND SHALL BE EASILY ACCESSIBLE. CAUTION Danger of explosion if battery is incorrectly replaced. Replace only with the same or equivalent type recommended by the manufacturer. Dispose of used batteries according to the manufacturer’s instructions. Warning Risk of fire, explosion and burns.
  • Page 4 Panasonic Model No.: DMC-FX35 Responsible party: Panasonic Corporation of North America One Panasonic Way, Secaucus, NJ 07094 Support Contact: Panasonic Consumer Electronics Company 1-800-211-PANA (7262) This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following...
  • Page 5 ∫ About the battery charger CAUTION! DO NOT INSTALL OR PLACE THIS UNIT IN A BOOKCASE, BUILT-IN CABINET OR IN ANOTHER CONFINED SPACE. ENSURE THE UNIT IS WELL VENTILATED. TO PREVENT RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK OR FIRE HAZARD DUE TO OVERHEATING, ENSURE THAT CURTAINS AND ANY OTHER MATERIALS DO NOT OBSTRUCT THE VENTILATION VENTS.
  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    Contents Before Use Information for Your Safety... 2 Quick Guide ... 8 Standard Accessories... 9 Names of the Components ... 10 Preparation Charging the Battery... 12 About the Battery (charging/number of recordable pictures) ... 13 Inserting and Removing the Card (optional)/the Battery ...
  • Page 7 ... 103 Troubleshooting ... 106 Number of Recordable Pictures and Available Recording Time ... 112 Specifications... 115 Digital Camera Accessory System... 118 Digital Camera Accessory Order Form (For USA Customers) ... 119 Request for Service Notice (For USA Only) ... 120 Limited Warranty (For USA Only) ...
  • Page 8: Quick Guide

    Before Use Quick Guide This is an overview of how to record and play back pictures with the camera. For each step, be sure to refer to the pages indicated in brackets. Charge the battery. (P12) • The battery is not charged when the camera is shipped.
  • Page 9: Standard Accessories

    “Digital Camera Accessory System”. (P118) • If any accessories are lost, customers in the USA should contact Panasonic’s parts department at 1 800 833-9626 and customers in Canada should contact 1 800 99-LUMIX (1-800-995-8649) for further information about obtaining replacement parts.
  • Page 10: Names Of The Components

    Names of the Components Flash (P38) Lens (P5, 99) Self-timer indicator (P42) AF assist lamp (P66) LCD monitor (P36, 96) Status indicator (P14, 22, 26) [MENU/SET] button (P16) [DISPLAY] button (P36) [Q.MENU] (P20)/Delete (P34) button [REC]/[PLAYBACK] selector switch (P17) 10 Cursor buttons 3/Exposure compensation (P43)/ Auto bracket (P44)/White balance fine adjustment (P60)/The Backlight...
  • Page 11 19 [COMPONENT OUT] socket (P95) 20 [AV OUT/DIGITAL] socket (P88, 90, 94) 21 [DC IN] socket (P88, 90) • Always use a genuine Panasonic AC adaptor (DMW-AC5PP; optional). • This camera cannot charge the battery even when the AC adaptor (DMW-AC5PP;...
  • Page 12: Preparation

    Preparation Charging the Battery • Use the dedicated charger and battery. • The battery is not charged when the camera is shipped. Charge the battery before use. • Charge the battery with the charger indoors. Charge the battery in a temperature between 10 oC to 35 oC (50 oF to 95 oF). (The battery •...
  • Page 13: About The Battery (charging/number Of Recordable Pictures)

    CIPA is an abbreviation of [Camera & Imaging Products Association]. Temperature: 23 oC (73.4 oF)/Humidity: 50% when LCD monitor is on. • • Using a Panasonic SD Memory Card (16 MB). • Using the supplied battery. • Starting recording 30 seconds after the camera is turned on. (When the optical image stabilizer function is set to [MODE2].)
  • Page 14: Inserting And Removing The Card (optional)/the Battery

    Inserting and Removing the Card (optional)/the Battery • Check that this unit is turned off. • We recommend using a Panasonic card. Slide the release lever in the direction of the arrow and open the card/battery door. • Always use genuine Panasonic batteries (DMW-BCE10PP).
  • Page 15: About The Built-in Memory/the Card

    You can only use cards with SDHC logo (indicating compliance with the SD standard) if using cards with 4 GB or more capacity. • Please confirm the latest information on the following website. http://panasonic.co.jp/pavc/global/cs (This Site is English only.) ¢ Built-in Memory Card •...
  • Page 16: Setting Date/time (clock Set)

    Note • Do not turn this unit off, remove its battery or card or disconnect the AC adaptor (DMW-AC5PP; optional) when the access indication is lit [when pictures are being read or deleted or the built-in memory or the card is being formatted (P24)]. Furthermore, do not subject the camera to vibration or impact.
  • Page 17: Changing The Clock Setting (in Normal Picture Mode)

    Changing the clock setting (In normal picture mode) Press [MENU/SET]. Press 3/4 to select [CLOCK SET]. Press 1 and then perform steps Press [MENU/SET] to close the menu. • You can also set the clock in the [SETUP] menu. (P20) Note •...
  • Page 18: Setting Menu Items

    ∫ Functions that cannot be set or will not work under some conditions Due to the camera’s specifications, it may not be possible to set some of the functions or some functions may not work in some of the conditions under which the camera is used. For details, refer to P103.
  • Page 19 Press 2. Press 4 to select the [SETUP] menu icon [ Press 1. • Select a menu item next and set it. Press 3/4 to select [AF MODE]. Select the item at the very bottom, and press 4 to • move to the second screen.
  • Page 20: Using The Quick Menu

    By using the quick menu, some of the menu settings can be easily found. • Some of the menu items cannot be set by the modes. • When [DISPLAY] is pressed while [STABILIZER] (P65) is selected, [JITTER, SUBJ. MOVE DEMO.] can be displayed. Press and hold [Q.MENU] when recording.
  • Page 21 • High angle mode is also canceled if you turn the camera off or [POWER SAVE] is activated. • The brightness of the pictures displayed on the LCD monitor is increased so some subjects may appear differently from actuality on the LCD monitor. However, this does not affect the recorded pictures.
  • Page 22 • Press the shutter button halfway or turn the camera off and on to cancel [POWER SAVE]. • [POWER SAVE] is set to [5MIN.] in the Intelligent auto mode and the clipboard mode. • [POWER SAVE] is fixed to [2MIN.] when [AUTO LCD OFF] is set to [15SEC.] or [30SEC.]. •...
  • Page 23 • When [PictBridge(PTP)] is selected, the camera is connected via the “PTP (Picture Transfer Protocol)” communication system. Set to match the color television system in each country. (Playback mode only) | [VIDEO OUT] [NTSC]: [PAL]: • This will work when the AV cable is connected. Set to match the type of TV.
  • Page 24 The built-in memory or card is formatted. Formatting irretrievably deletes all the data so check the data carefully before formatting. For Canadian assistance, please call: 1-800-99-LUMIX (1-800-995-8649) or send e-mail to: lumixconcierge@ca.panasonic.com Set the language displayed on the screen. [ENGLISH]/[DEUTSCH]/[FRANÇAIS]/[ESPAÑOL]/[ITALIANO]/ ¢...
  • Page 25: Selecting The [rec] Mode

    Mode switching Selecting the [REC] Mode When the [REC] mode is selected, the camera can be set to the Intelligent auto mode in which the optimal settings are established in line with the subject to be recorded and the recording conditions, or to the scene mode which enables you to take pictures that match the scene being recorded.
  • Page 26: Basic

    ñ [REC] mode: Basic Taking pictures using the automatic function ñ : Intelligent Auto Mode) The camera will set the most appropriate settings to match the subject and the recording conditions so we recommend this mode for beginners or those who want to leave the settings to the camera and take pictures easily.
  • Page 27: Scene Detection

    ∫ When taking pictures using the flash (P38) ∫ When taking pictures using the zoom (P30) Note • Be careful not to move the camera when you press the shutter button. • Do not cover the flash or the AF assist lamp with your fingers or other objects. •...
  • Page 28: About The Flash

    • When [‡] is selected, digital red-eye correction (P39) will turn on depending on the type and brightness of the subject, so it will become [ • When [ ] or [ • Only the following functions can be set in this mode. [REC] mode menu ¢...
  • Page 29: Taking Pictures With Your Favorite Settings (·: Normal Picture Mode)

    · [REC] mode: Taking pictures with your favorite settings (·: Normal picture mode) Many more menu items can be set and you can take pictures with greater freedom than when you take pictures in the Intelligent auto mode (P26). Slide the [REC]/[PLAYBACK] selector switch to [!].
  • Page 30: When The Subject Is Not In Focus (such As When It Is Not In The Center Of The Composition Of The Picture You Want To Take)

    When the subject is not in focus (such as when it is not in the center of the composition of the picture you want to take) Aim the AF area at the subject, and then press the shutter button halfway to fix the focus and exposure.
  • Page 31 To make subjects appear further away use (Wide) Rotate the zoom lever towards Wide. ∫ Types of zooms Feature Optical zoom Maximum magnification Picture No deterioration quality Conditions None Screen display • When using the zoom function, an estimate of the focus range will appear in conjunction with the zoom display bar.
  • Page 32: Playing Back Pictures ([normal Play])

    ¸ [PLAYBACK] mode: Playing back Pictures Slide the [REC]/[PLAYBACK] selector switch A to [(]. • Normal playback is set automatically in the following cases. – When the mode was switched from the [REC] to [PLAYBACK]. – When the camera was turned on while the [REC]/[PLAYBACK] selector switch was at [(].
  • Page 33: Using The Playback Zoom

    Rotate the zoom lever towards [Z] (T). 1k>2k>4k>8k>16k • When you rotate the zoom lever towards [L] (W) after enlarging the picture, the magnification becomes lower. • When you change the magnification, the zoom position indication A appears for about 1 second, and the position of the enlarged section can be moved by pressing 3/4/2/1.
  • Page 34: Switching The [playback] Mode

    ¸ [PLAYBACK] mode: Deleting Pictures Once deleted, pictures cannot be recovered. • Pictures on the built-in memory or the card, which is being played back will be deleted. Select the picture to be deleted, and then press [‚]. A [DISPLAY] button ‚...
  • Page 35 Note • Do not turn the camera off while deleting (while [‚] is displayed). Use a battery with a sufficient power or the AC adaptor (DMW-AC5PP; optional). • If you press [MENU/SET] while deleting pictures using [DELETE MULTI], [DELETE ALL] or [ALL DELETE EXCEPT Ü], the deleting will stop halfway.
  • Page 36: Advanced (recording Pictures)

    Advanced (Recording pictures) About the LCD Monitor Press [DISPLAY] to change. A LCD monitor B [DISPLAY] button • When the menu screen appears, the [DISPLAY] button is not activated. During playback zoom (P33), while playing back motion pictures (P74) and during a slide show (P70), you can only select “Normal display C”...
  • Page 37: About The Histogram

    ∫ About the Histogram A histogram is a graph that displays brightness along the horizontal axis (black to white) and the number of pixels at each brightness level on the vertical axis. It allows you to easily check a picture’s exposure. 1 Dark area, mid-tone, and bright area are balanced out evenly, making it suitable to take a picture.
  • Page 38: Taking Pictures Using The Built-in Flash

    ñ·¿¨ [REC] mode: Taking Pictures using the Built-in Flash Switching to the appropriate flash setting Set the flash to match the recording. Press 1 [‰]. Press 3/4 to select a mode. You can also press 1 [‰] to select. • •...
  • Page 39 ∫ About the digital red-eye correction When the flash is used with the Red-eye reduction ([ automatically detect and correct the red-eye in the image data. ¢ It may not be able to correct the red-eye depending on the recording conditions. ∫...
  • Page 40 ∫ Shutter speed for each flash setting Flash setting Shutter speed (Sec.) ‡ 1/30 to 1/2000th ‰ ¢1 It may vary depending on the [MIN. SHTR SPEED] setting (P65). ¢2 When Intelligent ISO is set (P58) ¢3 [SPORTS], [BABY1]/[BABY2] and [PET] in scene mode (P45) ¢2, 3: The shutter speed becomes a maximum of 1 second in the following cases.
  • Page 41: Taking Close-up Pictures

    ·n [REC] mode: Taking Close-up Pictures This mode allows you to take close-up pictures of a subject, e.g. when taking pictures of flowers. You can take pictures of a subject as close as 5 cm (0.17 feet) from the lens by rotating the zoom lever upmost to Wide (1k).
  • Page 42: Taking Pictures With The Self-timer

    ñ·¿¨ [REC] mode: Taking Pictures with the Self-timer Press 2 [ë]. Press 3/4 to select a mode. You can also press 2 [ë] to select. • Press [MENU/SET]. • You can also press the shutter button halfway to finish. • The menu screen disappears after about 5 seconds.
  • Page 43: Compensating The Exposure

    ·¿n¨ [REC] mode: Compensating the Exposure Use this function when you cannot achieve appropriate exposure due to the difference in brightness between the subject and the background. Look at the following examples. Under exposed Compensate the exposure towards positive. Press 3 [È] until [EXPOSURE] appears, compensate the exposure with 2/1.
  • Page 44: Taking Pictures Using Auto Bracket

    ·¿ [REC] mode: Taking Pictures using Auto Bracket In this mode, 3 pictures are automatically recorded in the selected exposure compensation range each time the shutter button is pressed. You can select the picture with the desired exposure from the 3 pictures with different exposures. With auto bracket d1 EV 1st picture d0 EV...
  • Page 45: Taking Pictures That Match The Scene Being Recorded (¿: Scene Mode)

    ¿ [REC] mode: Taking pictures that match the scene being recorded (¿: Scene mode) When you select a scene mode to match the subject and recording situation, the camera sets the optimal exposure and hue to obtain the desired picture. Slide the [REC]/[PLAYBACK] selector switch to [!].
  • Page 46: [soft Skin]

    When taking pictures of people outdoors during the daytime, this mode enables the texture of their skin to appear even softer than with [PORTRAIT]. (It is effective when taking pictures of people from the chest up.) ∫ Technique for Soft skin mode To make this mode more effective: 1 Rotate the zoom lever as far as possible to Tele.
  • Page 47: [night Portrait]

    This allows you to take pictures of a person and the background with near real-life brightness. ∫ Technique for Night portrait mode • Use the flash. (You can set to [ • Since the shutter speed becomes slower, we recommend using a tripod and the self-timer for taking pictures.
  • Page 48: [baby1]/; [baby2]

    ∫ Technique for Candle light mode • This is more effective when taking pictures without using the flash. • We recommend using a tripod and the self-timer for taking pictures. Note • The focus range becomes the same as macro mode. [5 cm (0.17 feet) (Wide)/50 cm (1.64 feet) (Tele) to ¶] •...
  • Page 49: ï [sunset]

    Select this when you want to take pictures of sunset view. This allows you to take vivid pictures of the red color of the sun. This mode minimizes the jitter of the subjects, and enables you to take pictures of these subjects in dimly lit rooms.
  • Page 50: Starry Sky]

    This allows you to take vivid pictures of a starry sky or a dark subject. ∫ Setting the shutter speed Select a shutter speed of [15 SEC.], [30 SEC.] or [60 SEC.]. Press 3/4 to select the number of seconds and then press [MENU/SET].
  • Page 51: Snow]

    This allows you to take pictures that show the snow as white as possible at a ski resort or a snow-covered mountain. This mode allows you to take pictures through an airplane window. ∫ Technique for Aerial photo mode • We recommend using this technique if it is difficult to focus when taking pictures of clouds etc.
  • Page 52: Motion Picture Mode

    [REC] mode: Motion Picture Mode Slide the [REC]/[PLAYBACK] selector switch to [!]. Set the mode dial to [n]. Press the shutter button halfway to focus and then press it fully to start recording. A Audio recording • The available recording time B is displayed on the top right and the elapsed recording time C is displayed on the bottom right of the screen.
  • Page 53 Press 3/4 to select the item and then press [MENU/SET]. If you selected [X] on the screen shown in step Item ¢ ÷ ¢ ö ù ø If you selected [W] on the screen shown in step Item ¢ ý ¢...
  • Page 54: Useful Functions At Travel Destinations

    ñ·¿n [REC] mode: Useful Functions at Travel Destinations Recording which Day of the Vacation You Take the Picture For details on the [SETUP] menu settings, refer to P18. If you set the departure date of the vacation in advance, the number of days that have passed since the departure date (which day of the vacation it is) is recorded when you take the picture.
  • Page 55: Recording Dates/times At Overseas Travel Destinations (world Time)

    ∫ Canceling the travel date The travel date is automatically canceled if the current date is after the return date. If you want to cancel the travel date before the end of the vacation, select [OFF] on the screen shown in step and then press [MENU/SET] twice.
  • Page 56 Press 3 to select [DESTINATION] and then press [MENU/SET] to set. C Depending on the setting, the time at the travel destination area or the home area is displayed. Press 2/1 to select the area the travel destination is in and then press [MENU/SET] to set.
  • Page 57: Using The [rec] Mode Menu

    Using the [REC] Mode Menu For details on [REC] mode menu settings, refer to P18. Set the number of pixels. The higher the numbers of pixels, the finer the detail of the pictures will appear even when they are printed onto large sheets. ñ·¿...
  • Page 58: A [quality]

    For details on [REC] mode menu settings, refer to P18. Set the compression rate at which the pictures are to be stored. ·¿ Applicable modes: [A]: Fine (when giving priority to the picture quality) [›]: Standard (when using the standard picture quality and increasing the number of pictures to be recorded without changing the number of pixels) Note •...
  • Page 59: [sensitivity]

    For details on [REC] mode menu settings, refer to P18. This allows the sensitivity to light (ISO sensitivity) to be set. Setting to a higher figure enables pictures to be taken even in dark places without the resulting pictures coming out dark. ·...
  • Page 60 Auto white balance Depending on the conditions prevailing when pictures are taken, the pictures may take on a reddish or bluish tinge. Furthermore, when a multiple number of light sources are being used or there is nothing with a color close to white, auto white balance may not function properly. In a case like this, set the white balance to a mode other than [AWB].
  • Page 61: Af [af Mode]

    For details on [REC] mode menu settings, refer to P18. This allows the focusing method that suits the positions and number of the subjects to be selected. ·¿n Applicable modes: [š]: Face detection [•]: 9-area-focusing ]: 3-area-focusing (High speed) [ƒ]: 1-area-focusing (High speed) [Ø]: 1-area-focusing [Ù]: Spot-focusing...
  • Page 62 About [š] Yellow: When the shutter button is pressed halfway, the frame turns green when the camera is focused. White: Displayed when more than one face is detected. Other faces that are the same distance away as faces within the yellow AF areas are also focused. •...
  • Page 63: [quick Af]

    For details on [REC] mode menu settings, refer to P18. As long as the camera is held steady, the camera will automatically adjust the focus and focus adjustment will then be quicker when the shutter is pressed. This is useful at times when, for instance, you do not want to miss a picture-taking opportunity.
  • Page 64: [i.exposure]

    For details on [REC] mode menu settings, refer to P18. Contrast and exposure will be adjusted automatically when there is a big difference in brightness between the background and subject, to bring the image close to how you see. · Applicable modes: [OFF]/[ON] Note...
  • Page 65: [stabilizer]

    For details on [REC] mode menu settings, refer to P18. Using one of these modes, jitter during picture taking is detected, and the camera automatically compensates the jitter, enabling jitter-free images to be taken. ñ·¿n Applicable modes: [OFF] [MODE1]: Jitter is always compensated during [REC] mode. [MODE2]: The jitter is compensated for when the shutter button is pressed.
  • Page 66: B [audio Rec.]

    For details on [REC] mode menu settings, refer to P18. Audio can be recorded simultaneously with the image. You can record the conversation during the shooting or the situation as a memo. ·¿ Applicable modes: [OFF]: Audio will not be recorded. [ON]: [B] is displayed on the screen.
  • Page 67: Taking And Viewing Clipboard Pictures (clipboard Mode)

    ¨ Mode dial: Taking and viewing clipboard pictures (Clipboard mode) This setting is useful when taking pictures of timetables, route maps or other information instead of taking notes. Regardless of whether a card is present or not, the data is stored in the dedicated clipboard folder of the built-in memory so it can be differentiated from the regular taken pictures and made available for immediate viewing.
  • Page 68: Viewing Clipboard Pictures

    Press 3/4 to select the setting and then press [MENU/SET]. Press [MENU/SET] to close the menu. Slide the [REC]/[PLAYBACK] selector switch to [(]. Set the mode dial to [¨]. Press 2/1 to move the picture. Play back the previous picture. Play back the next picture.
  • Page 69 When [MENU/SET] is pressed during clipboard playback, the menu screen appears. (The steps taken are the same as for the “Clipboard recording menu” (P67).) Item Used to release the zoom position. [CANCEL Press 2/1 to select a clipboard pictures with zoom mark [ MARK] Press [MENU/SET] to cancel.
  • Page 70: Advanced (playback)

    ¸ [PLAYBACK] mode: Advanced (Playback) Playing Back Pictures in Sequence You can play back the pictures you have taken in synchronisation with music, and you can do this in sequence while leaving a fixed interval between each of the pictures. Furthermore, you can play back the pictures grouped together by category or play back only those pictures you have set as favorites as a slide show.
  • Page 71 Press 3 to select [START] and then press [MENU/ SET]. Press 4 to finish the slide show. • Normal playback resumes after the slide show finishes. ∫ Operations performed during The cursor displayed during playback is the same as 3/4/2/1. •...
  • Page 72: Selecting Pictures And Playing Them Back ([category Play]/[favorite Play])

    ¸ [PLAYBACK] mode: Selecting Pictures and Playing them Back ([CATEGORY PLAY]/[FAVORITE PLAY]) This mode allows you to search images by scene mode or other categories (such as [PORTRAIT], [SCENERY] or [NIGHT SCENERY]) and sort the pictures into each of the categories.
  • Page 73: [favorite Play]

    You can play back the pictures you have set as [FAVORITE] (P83) (Only when [FAVORITE] is set to [ON] and there are pictures which have been set to [FAVORITE]). Perform steps 1 and 2 on page 70. Press 3/4 to select [FAVORITE PLAY], and then press [MENU/SET]. Note •...
  • Page 74: Playing Back Motion Pictures/pictures With Audio

    ¸ [PLAYBACK] mode: Playing Back Motion Pictures/Pictures with Audio Press 2/1 to select a picture with a motion picture icon (such as [ù]), and then press 3 to play back. A The motion picture recording time B Motion picture icon C Motion picture playback icon •...
  • Page 75: Creating Still Pictures From A Motion Picture

    ¸ [PLAYBACK] mode: Creating still pictures from a motion picture You can create a single still picture (with 1 screen or 9 screens) from a recorded motion picture. This is effective in moving scenes when you want to look carefully at the movement of a sportsperson etc.
  • Page 76: Using The [playback] Mode Menu

    ¸ [PLAYBACK] mode: Using the [PLAYBACK] mode menu You can use various functions in playback mode to rotate pictures, set protection for them etc. • With [TEXT STAMP], [RESIZE], [TRIMMING] or [ASPECT CONV.], a new edited picture is created. A new picture cannot be created if there is no free space on the built-in memory or the card so we recommend checking that there is free space and then editing the picture.
  • Page 77: [title Edit]

    You can add text (comments) to pictures. After text has been registered, it can be included in prints using [TEXT STAMP] (P78). (Only alphabetic characters and symbols can be entered.) Select [TITLE EDIT] on the [PLAYBACK] mode menu. (P18) Press 3/4 to select [SINGLE] or [MULTI] and then press [MENU/SET].
  • Page 78: [text Stamp]

    Note • Text can be scrolled if all of the registered text does not fit on the screen. • The name setting of [BABY1]/[BABY2] or [PET] in scene mode can also be registered by using the operation in steps • The name setting of [BABY1]/[BABY2] or [PET] in scene mode and [TITLE EDIT] cannot be registered at the same time.
  • Page 79: Q [resize]

    Press [MENU/SET]. • If you set [TEXT STAMP] for a picture with a picture size larger than [ size will become smaller as shown below. Aspect ratio setting • The picture becomes slightly rougher. Press 3 to select [YES] and then press [MENU/ SET].
  • Page 80: [trimming]

    [MULTI] setting Press 3/4 to select the size, and then press [MENU/SET]. • When [DISPLAY] is pressed, an explanation of resizing is displayed. Press 3/4/2/1 to select the picture, and then press [DISPLAY]. • Repeat this step for each picture, and press [MENU/SET] to set.
  • Page 81: [aspect Conv.]

    Press 3 to select [YES] and then press [MENU/ SET]. Press [‚] to return to the menu screen. • Press [MENU/SET] to close the menu. Note • Depending on the cut size, the picture size of the trimmed picture may become smaller than that of the original picture.
  • Page 82: N [rotate]/m [rotate Disp.]

    This mode allows you to automatically display pictures vertically if they were recorded holding the camera vertically or rotate pictures manually in 90o steps. Select [ROTATE] on the [PLAYBACK] mode menu. (P18) • The [ROTATE] function is disabled when [ROTATE DISP.] is set to [OFF]. Press 2/1 to select the picture and then press [MENU/SET].
  • Page 83: Ü [favorite]

    When you want to use a photo printing store to print pictures recorded on the built-in memory, copy them to a card (P87) and then set the DPOF setting. For more information visit: http://panasonic.jp/dc/dpof_110/white_e.htm Select [DPOF PRINT] on the [PLAYBACK] mode menu. (P18) Ü [FAVORITE] ”...
  • Page 84 Press 3/4 to select [SINGLE] or [MULTI] and then press [MENU/SET]. Select the picture, and then press [MENU/SET]. Press 3/4 to set the number of prints, and then press [MENU/SET] to set. • When [MULTI] has been selected, repeat steps possible to use the same setting for a multiple number of pictures.) Press [‚] to return to the menu screen.
  • Page 85: P [protect]

    You can set protection for pictures you do not want to be deleted by mistake. Select [PROTECT] on the [PLAYBACK] mode menu. (P18) Press 3/4 to select [SINGLE] or [MULTI] and then press [MENU/SET]. Select the picture, and then press [MENU/SET].
  • Page 86: B [audio Dub.]

    You can add the audio after taking a picture. Select [AUDIO DUB.] on the [PLAYBACK] mode menu. (P18) Press 2/1 to select the picture and then press [MENU/SET] to start audio recording. • The message [OVERWRITE AUDIO DATA?] screen appears when audio has already been recorded.
  • Page 87: S [copy]

    • Only pictures recorded with a Panasonic digital camera (LUMIX) will be copied. (Even if the pictures were recorded with a Panasonic digital camera, you may not be able to copy them if they were edited with a PC.) •...
  • Page 88: Connecting To Other Equipment

    Connecting to other equipment Connecting to a PC You can acquire recorded pictures to a PC by connecting the camera and the PC. • You can easily print out or mail the pictures you have imported. Use of the “ PHOTOfunSTUDIO-viewer- way of doing this.
  • Page 89 Proceed with the hardware removal using “Safely Remove Hardware” on the task tray of the PC. If the icon is not displayed, check that [ACCESS] is not displayed on the LCD monitor of the digital camera before removing the hardware. Note •...
  • Page 90: Printing The Pictures

    Printing the Pictures If you connect the camera to a printer supporting PictBridge, you can select the pictures to be printed out and instruct that printing be started on the camera’s LCD monitor. Preparations: Turn on the camera and the printer. Remove the card before printing the pictures in the built-in memory.
  • Page 91: Selecting A Single Picture And Printing It

    Selecting a single picture and printing it Press 2/1 to select the picture and then press [MENU/SET]. • The message disappears in about 2 seconds. Press 3 to select [PRINT START] and then press [MENU/SET]. • Refer to P92 for the items which can be set before starting to print the pictures.
  • Page 92: Print Settings

    Select and set the items both on the screen in step “Selecting a single picture and printing it” and in step “Selecting multiple pictures and printing them” procedures. • When you want to print pictures in a paper size or a layout which is not supported by the camera, set [PAPER SIZE] or [PAGE LAYOUT] to [{] and then set the paper size or the layout on the printer.
  • Page 93 [PAGE LAYOUT] (Layouts for printing that can be set with this unit) Item Settings on the printer are prioritized. á 1 picture with no frame on 1 page â 1 picture with a frame on 1 page ã 2 pictures on 1 page ä...
  • Page 94: Playing Back Pictures On A Tv Screen

    Playing Back Pictures on a TV Screen Playing back pictures using the AV cable (supplied) Preparations: Set the [TV ASPECT]. (P23) Turn this unit and the TV off. 1 Yellow: to the video input socket 2 White: to the audio input socket A Align the marks, and insert.
  • Page 95: Playing Back On The Tv With Component Socket

    Depending on the [ASPECT RATIO], bands may be displayed on the top and bottom or the left and right of the pictures. • Do not use any other cables except a genuine Panasonic component cable (DMW-HDC2; optional). • Audio will be output as monaural.
  • Page 96: Screen Display

    Others Screen Display ∫ In recording Recording in normal picture mode [!] (Initial setting) Recording mode Flash mode (P38) AF area (P29) Focus (P29) Picture size (P57) Quality (P58) Battery indication (P13) Number of recordable pictures (P112) Built-in memory (P15) : Card (P15) (displayed only during recording) 10 Recording state...
  • Page 97: Picture Size (p57)

    35 Self-timer mode (P42) ¢ 1 This is displayed for about 5 seconds when this unit is turned on in [BABY1]/[BABY2] or [PET] in scene mode. ¢ 2 This is displayed for about 5 seconds when the camera is turned on, after setting the clock and after switching from playback mode to recording mode.
  • Page 98: Cautions For Use

    Cautions for Use Take care not to drop or knock the unit or put a lot of pressure on it. • Take care not to knock or drop the bag/case that you inserted the camera in as the shock may cause damage to the camera, lens or LCD monitor.
  • Page 99 • If the camera is cold when you turn it on, the picture on the LCD monitor will be slightly darker than usual at first. However, the picture will return to normal brightness when the internal temperature of the camera increases. Extremely high precision technology is employed to produce the LCD monitor screen.
  • Page 100 • Recorded data may be damaged or lost if the camera breaks down due to inappropriate handling. Panasonic will not be liable for any damage suffered due to loss of recorded data. • When you use a tripod, make sure the tripod is stable when this unit is attached to it.
  • Page 101: Message Display

    Message Display Confirmation messages or error messages will be displayed on the screen in some cases. The major messages are described below as examples. [THIS MEMORY CARD IS LOCKED] > The Write-Protect switch on the SD Memory Card and the SDHC Memory Card are moved to [LOCK].
  • Page 102 [PLEASE TURN CAMERA OFF AND THEN ON AGAIN] • This message appears when the camera is not operating properly. > Turn the camera off and on. If the message persists, contact the dealer or your nearest Service Center. [MEMORY CARD PARAMETER ERROR] >...
  • Page 103: Functions That Cannot Be Set Or

    Functions that cannot be set or will not work under some conditions Due to the camera’s specifications, it may not be possible to set some of the functions or some functions may not work in some of the conditions under which the camera is used. The table below lists these functions and the corresponding conditions.
  • Page 104: White Balance (p59)

    [ASPECT RATIO] (P58) [INTELLIGENT ISO] (P58) • [SENSITIVITY] (P59) [WHITE BALANCE] (P59) [WB ADJUST.] (P60) [QUICK AF] (P63) [BURST] (P63) [I.EXPOSURE] (P64) [COLOR MODE] (P64) [MIN. SHTR SPEED] (P65) • [AUDIO REC.] (P66) [AF ASSIST LAMP] (P66) Playback Zoom (P33) [TITLE EDIT] (P77) [TEXT STAMP] (P78) [RESIZE] (P79)
  • Page 105 [ROTATE] (P82) [ROTATE DISP.] (P82) PRINT WITH DATE [AUDIO DUB.] (P86) [COPY] (P87) • Motion pictures • Protected pictures • Multi playback • [CALENDAR] • Pictures stamped with [TEXT STAMP] • Motion pictures • Protected pictures • When component cable is connected •...
  • Page 106: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting First, try out the following procedures (P106–111). If the problem is not resolved, it may be improved by selecting [RESET] (P22) on the [SETUP] menu when taking pictures. The camera cannot be operated even when it is turned on. •...
  • Page 107 > Set the [MIN. SHTR SPEED] to slower speed. 2 or 3 pictures are taken at one time. > Set auto bracket (P44), [HI-SPEED BURST] (P49) in scene mode or [BURST] (P63) of the [REC] mode menu to [OFF]. The subject is not focused properly. •...
  • Page 108: Lcd Monitor

    Recorded image may be warped, or nonexistent color is surrounding the subject. • It is possible that the subject may be warped slightly, or the borders get colored, depending on the zoom magnification, due to the characteristics of the lens. Also, the peripherals of the image might look warped because the perspective is enhanced when the wide angle is used.
  • Page 109 • Is this a non-standard picture, a picture which has been edited using a PC or a picture which was taken by another make of digital camera? • Did you remove the battery immediately after picture-taking or did you take the picture using a battery with a low remaining charge? >...
  • Page 110 The picture does not appear on the television. • Is the camera connected to the TV correctly? > Set the TV input to external input mode. • Output from the [COMPONENT OUT] socket is not possible when it is connected to the PC or the printer.
  • Page 111 A red lamp sometimes turns on when the shutter button is pressed halfway. • In dark places, the AF assist lamp (P66) lights red to make it easier to focus on a subject. The AF assist lamp does not turn on. •...
  • Page 112: Available Recording Time

    Others Number of Recordable Pictures and Available Recording Time • The number of recordable pictures and the available recording time are an approximation. (These vary depending on the recording conditions and the type of card.) • The number of recordable pictures and the available recording time varies depending on the subjects.
  • Page 113 Aspect ratio Picture size (3648k2432) Quality Built-in Memory (Approx. 50 MB) 16 MB 32 MB 64 MB 128 MB 256 MB Card 512 MB 1 GB 2 GB 4 GB 8 GB 1770 16 GB 3580 Aspect ratio Picture size (3648k2056) Quality Built-in Memory...
  • Page 114 ∫ Available recording time (when recording motion pictures) Aspect ratio Picture quality setting Built-in Memory (Approx. 50 MB) 16 MB 32 MB 64 MB 128 MB 256 MB Card 512 MB 1 GB 2 GB 4 GB 8 GB 16 GB ¢...
  • Page 115: Specifications

    Specifications Digital Camera: Power Source: Power Consumption: Camera effective pixels: 10,100,000 pixels Image sensor: Lens: Digital zoom: Extended optical zoom: Max. 7.1k Focus: Focus range: Shutter system: Motion picture recording: Burst recording Burst speed: Number of recordable pictures: Information for your safety DC 5.1 V...
  • Page 116 Hi-speed burst Burst speed: Number of recordable pictures: ISO sensitivity: Shutter speed: White balance: Exposure (AE): Metering mode: LCD monitor: Flash: Microphone: Speaker: Recording media: Picture size Still picture: Motion pictures: Quality: Recording file format Still Picture: Pictures with audio: Motion pictures: VQT1P09 Approx.
  • Page 117 [COMPONENT OUT]: Dedicated jack (10 pin) [AV OUT/DIGITAL]: [DC IN]: Dimensions: Mass (weight): Operating temperature: 0 o C to 40 o C (32 o F to 104 o F) Operating humidity: Battery Charger (Panasonic DE-A39B): Input: Output: Equipment mobility: Battery Pack (lithium-ion) (Panasonic DMW-BCE10PP): Voltage/capacity: “USB 2.0”...
  • Page 118: Digital Camera Accessory System

    Others Digital Camera Accessory System Accessory# DMW-BCE10PP DMW-AC5PP DMW-CXA1 DMW-CS5 DMW-CHFX30 DMW-MCFX35 DMW-HDC2 RP-SDV16GU1K RP-SDV08GU1K RP-SDM04GU1K RP-SDV04GU1K RP-SDM02GU1A RP-SDV02GU1A RP-SDR01GU1A RP-SDV01GU1A • Refer to P13 for information about the battery charging time and the number of recordable pictures. • NOTE: Accessories and/or model numbers may vary between countries. Consult your local dealer.
  • Page 119: Digital Camera Accessory Order Form (for Usa Customers)

    TO OBTAIN ANY OF OUR DIGITAL CAMERA ACCESSORIES YOU CAN DO ANY OF CALL PANASONIC’S ACCESSORY ORDER LINE AT 1-800-332-5368 MAIL THIS ORDER TO: PANASONIC SERVICE AND TECHNOLOGY COMPANY In CANADA, please contact your local Dealer for more information about accessories.
  • Page 120: Request For Service Notice (for Usa Only)

    (Failure to do so will delay your repair.) • To further speed your repair, please provide an explanation of what wrong with the unit and any symptom it is exhibiting. Panasonic Camera and Digital Service Center 1590 Touhy Ave. Elk Grove Village, IL 60007...
  • Page 121: Limited Warranty (for Usa Only)

    If your product does not work properly because of a defect in materials or workmanship, Panasonic Consumer Electronics Company or Panasonic Puerto Rico, Inc. (collectively 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 (a)
  • Page 122 Carry-In or Mail-In Service For Carry-In or Mail-In Service in the United States call 1-800-211-PANA (7262). For assistance in Puerto Rico call Panasonic Puerto Rico, Inc. (787)-750-4300 or fax (787)-768-2910. This warranty ONLY COVERS failures due to defects in materials or workmanship, and DOES NOT COVER normal wear and tear or cosmetic damage.
  • Page 123: Customer Services Directory (for Usa Only)

    1-800-211-PANA (7262), Monday-Friday 9 am-9 pm; Saturday-Sunday 10 am-7 pm, EST For hearing or speech impaired TTY users, TTY :1-877-833-8855 Purchase Parts, Accessories and Instruction Books online for all Panasonic Products by visiting our Web Site at: http://www.pstc.panasonic.com or, send your request by E-mail to: npcparts@us.panasonic.com...
  • Page 124: Précautions à Prendre

    La plaque signalétique se trouve sur le dessous des appareils. Cet appareil numérique de la classe B est conforme à la norme NMB-003 du Canada. • Assurez-vous d’utiliser un adaptateur secteur de marque Panasonic (DMW-AC5PP; en option). • Assurez-vous d’utiliser une batterie de marque Panasonic (DMW-BCE10PP).
  • Page 125 • Le puissant champ magnétique de haut-parleurs ou de moteurs peut endommager les données enregistrées et distordre les images. • Les ondes électromagnétiques émises par un microprocesseur peuvent nuire à l’appareil photo numérique et perturber l’image et le son. • Advenant le cas où le fonctionnement de l’appareil serait dérangé par un champ magnétique, coupez le contact, retirez la batterie ou débranchez l’adaptateur secteur (modèle DMW-AC5PP;...
  • Page 126: Index

    Others Index AC Adaptor ... 88, 90 Access Indication ... 15 Aerial Photo Mode ... 51 AF Assist Lamp ... 66 AF Lock ... 51 AF Mode ... 61 Aspect Ratio ... 52, 58, 112 Aspect Ratio Conversion ... 81 Audio Dubbing ...
  • Page 127 Macro Mode ... 41 MF m/ft ... 23 Minimum Shutter Speed ... 65 Motion Picture Mode ... 52 Multi Playback ... 32 Night Portrait Mode ... 47 Night Scenery Mode ... 47 NO.RESET ... 22 Normal Picture Mode ... 29 NTSC ...
  • Page 128: Vqt1p09

    QuickTime and the QuickTime logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Apple Inc., used under license therefrom. Panasonic Consumer Electronics Company, Division of Panasonic Corporation of North America One Panasonic Way, Secaucus, NJ 07094 Panasonic Puerto Rico, Inc. Ave. 65 de Infantería, Km. 9.5, San Gabriel Industrial Park, Carolina, Puerto Rico 00985 Panasonic Canada Inc.

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