Panasonic Lumix DMC-LF1 Basic Operating Instructions Manual
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LF1 Basic Operating Instructions Manual

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LF1 Basic Operating Instructions Manual

Hide thumbs Also See for Lumix DMC-LF1:


Basic Operating Instructions

Please read these instructions carefully before using this product, and
save this manual for future use.
More detailed instructions on the operation of this camera
are contained in "Operating Instructions for advanced
features (PDF format)" in the supplied CD-ROM. Install it on
your PC to read it.
Model number suffix "EB" denotes UK model.
Web Site:

Digital Camera

Model No.


Table of Contents

Summary of Contents for Panasonic Lumix DMC-LF1

  • Page 1: Basic Operating Instructions

    More detailed instructions on the operation of this camera are contained in “Operating Instructions for advanced features (PDF format)” in the supplied CD-ROM. Install it on your PC to read it. Web Site: Model number suffix “EB” denotes UK model. VQT5A24 M0513KZ0...
  • Page 2: Information For Your Safety

    Dear Customer, We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for purchasing this Panasonic Digital Camera. Please read these Operating Instructions carefully and keep them handy for future reference. Please note that the actual controls and components, menu items, etc. of your Digital Camera may look somewhat different from those shown in the illustrations in these Operating Instructions.
  • Page 3 ■ About the battery pack CAUTION • Danger of explosion if battery is incorrectly replaced. Replace only with the type recommended by the manufacturer. • When disposing the batteries, please contact your local authorities or dealer and ask for the correct method of disposal. •...
  • Page 4: Cautions For Use

    • 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). Keep this unit as far away as possible from electromagnetic equipment (such as microwave ovens, TVs, video games etc.).
  • Page 5 Declaration of Conformity (DoC) Hereby, “Panasonic Corporation” declares that this product is in compliance with the essential requirements and other relevant provisions of Directive 1999/5/EC. Customers can download a copy of the original DoC to our R&TTE products from our DoC server:
  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    Contents Information for Your Safety ..2 Using the control ring ... 18 Before use ........ 6 Taking pictures with the Standard accessories ..... 7 composition determined Names and Functions of [Composition Guide] ..... 20 Main Parts ........ 9 Viewing your pictures ... 21 Inserting and removing the Deleting pictures ....
  • Page 7: Standard Accessories

    Standard accessories Check that all the accessories are supplied before using the camera. Part numbers are as of May 2013. These may be subject to change. Battery pack USB connection cable DMW-BCN10E K1HY08YY0034 • Charge the battery before use. Battery pack is indicated as CD-ROM battery pack or battery in the text.
  • Page 8 • Monday - Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm (Excluding public holidays). • For further support on your product, please visit our website: Direct Sales at Panasonic U.K. • Order accessory and consumable items for your product with ease and confidence by phoning our Customer Communications Centre Monday - Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm (Excluding public holidays).
  • Page 9: Names And Functions Of Main Parts

    Names and Functions of Main Parts 21 22 23 (ENG) VQT5A24...
  • Page 10 Names and Functions of Main Parts 1 Camera [ON/OFF] button 23 Cursor button • In this manual, the button that 2 Shutter button is to be used is indicated by 3 Mode dial 4 Microphones 24 [MENU/SET] button 5 [Wi-Fi] antenna 25 [DISP.] button 6 Diopter adjustment dial 26 [Q.MENU/...
  • Page 11: Inserting And Removing The Battery Or Sd Memory Card (Optional)

    Lever Press Pull out ● Always use genuine Panasonic batteries (DMW-BCN10E). ● If you use other batteries, we cannot guarantee the quality of this product. ● Keep the Memory Card out of reach of children to prevent swallowing.
  • Page 12: Charging The Battery

    When using the AC adaptor (supplied), observe the following points as improper connections may cause malfunctions. ● Do not use any other USB connection cables except the supplied one or a genuine Panasonic USB connection cable (DMW-USBC1: optional). ● Do not use any other AC adaptors except the supplied one. ●...
  • Page 13: Setting The Clock

    Setting the clock The clock is not set when the camera is shipped. Disconnect the unit from the AC adaptor (supplied). Press the Camera [ON/OFF] button ( ) Press [MENU/SET] ( ) Press to select the items (year, month, day, hour, minute, display order or time display format), and press to set •...
  • Page 14: Setting The Menu

    Setting the menu Refer to the following procedures to operate the menus. Example: Setting [AF Mode] from in the [Program AE] Mode Press [MENU/SET] to display the menu Switching to the [Rec] menu Use cursor button to select [Rec] and press [MENU/SET] •...
  • Page 15: Taking Still Pictures

    Taking still pictures Press the Camera [ON/OFF] button ( ) Set to the desired recording mode Align the mode dial correctly to the mode that you want to use. Use the zoom lever ( ) to adjust the range of the picture to be captured Capture a wider area Enlarge the subject...
  • Page 16 Taking still pictures ■ Recording mode Take pictures with automatic settings. Take pictures with automatic shutter speed and aperture value settings. Determine aperture, then record pictures. Determine shutter speed, then record pictures. Determine aperture and shutter speed, then record pictures. Record pictures using pre-registered settings.
  • Page 17: Recording Motion Pictures

    Recording motion pictures You can record motion pictures with audio (stereo). Zoom can also be used during recording. Press the motion picture button ( ) to start recording ● Do not block the microphones ( ) when recording motion pictures. ●...
  • Page 18: Using The Control Ring

    Using the control ring Using the control ring allows you to perform frequently used operations and settings such as Step zoom and ISO Sensitivity directly. Turn the control ring ( ) • You can also perform operations with the control dial. (Some operations may differ under certain recording conditions such as [Manual Exposure] mode.) (when in [Intelligent Auto]...
  • Page 19 Using Quick menu Using the Quick menu, you can change camera settings with the control ring. Press [Q.MENU/ ] button ( ) Press to select menu items Turn the control ring to change the setting • You can also change settings with the control dial. Press [MENU/SET] ( ) (ENG) VQT5A24...
  • Page 20: Taking Pictures With The Composition Determined [Composition Guide]

    Taking pictures with the composition determined [Composition Guide] By using the viewfinder or LCD monitor to consider the placement of your subject (the composition), you can take more impressive still pictures. Press [Fn] button ( ) • [Fn Button Set] is set to [Composition Guide] at the time of purchase.
  • Page 21: Viewing Your Pictures

    Viewing your pictures When a card is in the camera, pictures are played back from the card, and without a card, pictures are played back from the built-in memory. Press the Playback button ( ) • By holding down the Playback button while the camera is off, you can turn the camera on in Playback Mode.
  • Page 22: Deleting Pictures

    Viewing your pictures Viewing motion pictures Select a picture with the motion picture icon, and press Motion picture icon Motion picture (differs depending on recording time the recording mode and picture quality setting) ■ Operations during motion picture playback : Pause/play : Stop : Fast rewind (2 steps)/Single-frame rewind (while paused) : Fast forward (2 steps)/Single-frame forward (while paused)
  • Page 23: What You Can Do With The Wi-Fi Function

    ■ Using a smartphone as a camera remote control By installing the “Panasonic Image App” on your smartphone, you can operate the camera remotely and use the smartphone to record and play back. • By using the NFC function, you can hold your smartphone close to the camera and easily make a Wi-Fi connection without making troublesome Wi-Fi settings.
  • Page 24 Also, during recording, you can transfer still pictures as they are recorded (except for transferring to a printer). ■ Panasonic Image App The “Panasonic Image App” is an application provided by Panasonic. For details, refer to “Wi-Fi connection guide”. ■ LUMIX CLUB If you register this unit to the “LUMIX CLUB”, you can synchronize images...
  • Page 25: Reading The Operating Instructions (Pdf Format)

    Reading the Operating Instructions (PDF format) More detailed instructions on the operation of this camera are contained in “Operating Instructions for advanced features (PDF format)” in the supplied CD-ROM. Install it on your PC to read it. ■ For Windows Turn the PC on and insert the CD-ROM containing the Operating Instructions (supplied) Select the desired language and...
  • Page 26: Supplied Software

    Supplied software The supplied CD-ROM contains the following software. Install the software on your computer to use. Pictures can be captured to a PC, and can be viewed, PHOTOfunSTUDIO organised, printed, etc. Also, still pictures can be 9.2 AE corrected and motion pictures can be edited. •...
  • Page 27 Installing supplied software Preparations: • Check your PC’s specifications and operating environment for each software. • Before inserting the CD-ROM (supplied), close all running applications. ■ Windows Insert the CD-ROM with the supplied software • The installation menu runs. Click [Recommended Installation] •...
  • Page 28: Specifications

    Specifications Digital Camera: Information for your safety Power Source DC 5 V Power 1.7 W (When recording with LCD Monitor) Consumption 1.1 W (When playing back with LCD Monitor) Camera effective 12,100,000 pixels pixels Image sensor 1/1.7″ MOS sensor, total pixel number 12,800,000 pixels Primary colour filter Lens Optical 7.1x zoom...
  • Page 29 Exposure (AE) Programme AE (P) / Aperture-priority AE (A) / Shutter-priority AE (S) / Manual exposure (M) Metering Mode [Multi Metering] / [Center Weighted] / [Spot] LCD monitor 3.0″ TFT LCD (3:2) (Approx. 921,600 dots) Viewfinder Colour LCD Viewfinder (Approx. 200,000 dots) (with diopter adjustment -4 to +4 diopter) Microphones Stereo...
  • Page 30 Access method Infrastructure mode Compliance ISO / IEC 18092 NFC-F (Passive Mode) standard AC adaptor (Panasonic VSK0775): Information for your safety Input ~ 110 V to 240 V, 50/60 Hz, 0.2 A Output 5 V, 800 mA Battery pack (lithium-ion)
  • Page 31 HDMI Licensing LLC in the United States and other countries. • HDAVI Control™ is a trademark of Panasonic Corporation. • “AVCHD” and the “AVCHD” logo are trademarks of Panasonic Corporation and Sony Corporation. • Manufactured under license from Dolby Laboratories. Dolby and the double-D symbol are trademarks of Dolby Laboratories.
  • Page 32 Manufactured by: Panasonic Corporation Kadoma, Osaka, Japan Importer: Panasonic Marketing Europe GmbH Panasonic Testing Centre Winsbergring 15, 22525 Hamburg, Germany Web Site: © Panasonic Corporation 2013...

Table of Contents