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High Definition Video Camera
Model No.
HC-V770M
Please read these instructions carefully before using this product,
and save this manual for future use.
HC-V770
HC-V760

Operating Instructions

HC-WX970
Model No.
HC-WX970M
HC-VX870M
4K Video Camera
HC-VX870
SQW0252

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  • Page 1: Operating Instructions

    Operating Instructions High Definition Video Camera 4K Video Camera HC-V770 HC-WX970 Model No. Model No. HC-V770M HC-WX970M HC-V760 HC-VX870 HC-VX870M Please read these instructions carefully before using this product, and save this manual for future use. SQW0252...
  • Page 2: Handling Of Built-In Memory

    Do not perform the following HD Writer AE 5.2. operations when the lamp illuminates. It may j Copy the image to a Panasonic Blu-ray damage the built-in memory or cause a disc recorder that supports AVCHD malfunction in the unit.
  • Page 3: This Unit

    ∫ For the purposes of these HC-VX870 [VX870] VX870 VX870 operating instructions series HC-VX870M [VX870M] VX870M ≥ SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card and HC-V770 [V770] V770 V770 SDXC Memory Card are referred to as the series “SD card”. HC-V770M [V770M] V770M V770M ≥...
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Contents Read this first ..........2 Advanced (Recording) Preparation Using the zoom ..........44 Zoom ratio during the Still Picture Names and Functions of Main Parts .... 7 Recording Mode........44 Power supply..........11 Level Shot Function........45 Inserting/removing the battery ....11 Recording with the Sub Camera Charging the battery ......
  • Page 5 Advanced (Playback) Copy/Dubbing Playback Operations ........95 Copying between SD card and Motion picture playback using Built-in Memory operation icon ........95 [WX970M]/[VX870M]/[V770M] ....134 Creating still picture from Copying/playing back with a USB HDD ...137 motion picture ........97 Preparing for copying/playing back..137 Highlight &...
  • Page 6 Setting Up a Wi-Fi Connection ....182 With a PC Using the [Wi-Fi Setup Wizard] to set up a connection ......183 Connecting to a wireless What you can do with a PC ....... 211 access point......... 185 Before Installing HD Writer AE 5.2..213 Setting up a direct connection to a Operating environment......215 smartphone..........
  • Page 7: Preparation

    Preparation Names and Functions of Main Parts ≥ The lens cover opens in Motion Picture Speaker Recording Mode or Still Picture Recording Shoe adaptor release lever Mode. [SHOE ADAPTOR RELEASE] 247) Multi Manual Dial [CAMERA FUNCTION] Recording/playback button [ 65, 91) Video light 78, 94) Level Shot Function button [...
  • Page 8 Tripod receptacle Shoe adaptor mounting part ≥ Attaching a tripod with a screw length of [SHOE ADAPTOR] 247) 5.5 mm or more may damage the unit. WX970 VX870 V770 series/ series/ SD card cover series Access lamp [ACCESS] Status indicator 17, 182) Card slot V760...
  • Page 9 Grip belt Headphone terminal [ Adjust the length of the grip belt so that it fits ≥ Excessive sound pressure from earphones your hand. and headphones can cause hearing loss. ≥ Listening at full volume for long periods may damage the user’s ears. DC input terminal [DC IN] ...
  • Page 10 WX970 VX870 V770 series/ series/ series Wi-Fi button [Wi-Fi] NFC touch area [ 154, 163, 202) 152, 159, 162, 169, 171, 175, 190, 193) Wi-Fi Transmitter 151) WX970 VX870 series/ series Infrared light WX970 series Sub Camera Sub Camera dial - 10 -...
  • Page 11: Power Supply

    ≥ The unit has a function for distinguishing batteries which can be used safely. The dedicated battery (VW-VBT190/VW-VBT380) supports this function. The only batteries suitable for use with this unit are genuine Panasonic products and batteries manufactured by other companies and certified by Panasonic. Panasonic cannot in any way guarantee the quality, performance or safety of batteries which have been manufactured by other companies and are not genuine Panasonic products.
  • Page 12: Charging The Battery

    Charging the battery When this unit is purchased, the battery is not charged. Charge the battery fully before using this unit for the first time. The unit is in the standby condition when the AC adaptor is connected. The primary circuit is always “live”...
  • Page 13: Charging And Recording Time

    Please refer to page 220. ≥ If the status indicator flashes at a particularly fast or slow rate, refer to page 239. ≥ We recommend using Panasonic batteries 13). ≥ If you use other batteries, we cannot guarantee the quality of this product.
  • Page 14 However, it will be constantly displayed when the remaining battery time becomes less than 30 minutes. ≥ The remaining battery capacity is displayed when using the Panasonic battery that you can use for this unit. The actual time can vary depending on your actual use.
  • Page 15: Recording To A Card

    SDXC Memory Card 48 GB/64 GB ≥ Please check the latest information on the support website below. http://panasonic.jp/support/global/cs/e_cam (This website is in English only.) ≥ When using an SDHC Memory Card/SDXC Memory Card with other equipment, check the equipment is compatible with these Memory Cards.
  • Page 16: Inserting/Removing An Sd Card

    When [Backup for Twin Camera] is set to [ON] Inserting/removing an SD card When using an SD card not from Panasonic, or one previously used on other equipment, for the first time on this unit, format the SD card. 40) When the SD card is formatted, all of the recorded data is deleted.
  • Page 17: Turning The Unit On/Off

    Preparation Turning the unit on/off You can turn the unit on and off using the power button or by opening and closing the LCD monitor. Turning the unit on and off with the power button Open the LCD monitor and press the power button to turn on the unit. ...
  • Page 18: Selecting A Mode

    Preparation Selecting a mode You can switch this unit between Recording Mode (Motion Picture Recording Mode/Still Picture Recording Mode) and Playback Mode by pressing the recording/playback button. If you touch the recording mode switching icon in Recording Mode, this unit can be switched between Motion Picture Recording Mode and Still Picture Recording Mode.
  • Page 19: How To Use The Touch Screen

    To display the recording mode switching icon Display of the recording mode switching icon will disappear when no touch operation is performed for a specific period of time. To display it again, touch the screen. ≥ If the recording start/stop button is pressed in Still Picture Recording Mode or Playback Mode, this unit will be switched to Motion Picture Recording Mode.
  • Page 20: About The Touch Menu

    About the Touch Menu Touch (left side)/ (right side) of on the Touch Menu to switch the operation icons. ≥ It is also possible to switch the operation icons by sliding the Touch Menu right or left while touching it. A Touch Menu ...
  • Page 21: Setting Date And Time

    Preparation Setting date and time The clock is not set at the time of purchase. Make sure to set the clock. ≥ When you turn on this unit, the message “Set home region and date/time.” may be displayed. Select [YES], and follow the steps below to make these settings: j Step 3 in [SET WORLD TIME] j Steps 2–3 of “Setting date and time”...
  • Page 22: Basic

    Basic Before recording ∫ Basic camera positioning     1 Hold the unit with both hands. 2 Put your hand through the grip belt. 3 It is convenient to use the Recording button icon A when holding the unit at waist level. ≥...
  • Page 23 ∫ Attaching/Removing the lens hood [WX970]series/[VX870]series This will reduce the extra light entering the lens in bright sunlight or backlight etc., making it possible to take clearer pictures. How to attach the lens hood Align the lens hood with this unit. ≥...
  • Page 24: Selecting A Media To Record

    Basic Selecting a media to record [WX970M]/[VX870M]/[V770M] The card and built-in memory can be selected separately to record motion pictures or still pictures. Set this unit to Recording Mode. ( Select the menu. ( : [MEDIA SELECT] MENU Touch the media to record motion pictures or still pictures.
  • Page 25: Recording Motion Pictures

    Basic Recording motion pictures Open the LCD monitor, and set this unit to Motion Picture Recording Mode. ( Press the recording start/stop button   to start recording. A Recording button icon B When you begin recording, ; changes to ¥. Press the recording start/stop button again to pause recording.
  • Page 26 ≥ If the recording/playback button is pressed during motion picture recording, the recording will stop and this unit will be switched to Playback Mode. ≥ To change the recording format, change the [ REC FORMAT ] or [REC MODE]. ≥ Still pictures can be recorded while recording the motion picture. ≥...
  • Page 27: Recording Still Pictures

    Basic Recording still pictures Open the LCD monitor, and set this unit to Still Picture Recording Mode. ( Press the button halfway. (For Auto Focus only) Focus indication: A Focus indication: ± (The white lamp flashes.): Focusing  ¥ (The green lamp lights up.): When in focus ...
  • Page 28: Recording Still Pictures In Motion Picture Recording Mode

    ∫ About the screen indications in Still Picture Recording Mode R3000 R3000 R3000 Still picture operation indicator 225) MEGA 2.1M Remaining number of still pictures R3000 ≥ Flashes in red when [0] appears. Size of still pictures 2.1M MEGA Optical Image Stabilizer MEGA Optical Image Stabilizer ≥...
  • Page 29: Motion Picture/Still Picture Playback

    Basic Motion picture/Still picture playback Set this unit to Playback Mode ( 18).  Touch the play mode select icon A ( 20).  ≥ You can also set by touching , selecting [VIDEO SETUP] MENU or [PHOTO SETUP] # [MEDIA, VIDEO/PICTURE]. WX970 VX870 V770 V760 ...
  • Page 30 ≥ When [MP4/iFrame] is selected [ALL MP4/iFrame]/[1080/50p]/[1080/25p]/[720/25p]/[360/25p]/[iFrame] ≥ The recording mode icon B is displayed in the thumbnail display when the item is touched. (Red), (Red), (Red), (Red) ≥ The following icons are displayed on thumbnails when [ALL AVCHD] or [1080/50i] is touched: j AVCHD [1080/50p] scene: j AVCHD [PH] scene: j AVCHD [HA] scene:...
  • Page 31: Motion Picture Compatibility

    ∫ Change the thumbnail display While the thumbnail is displayed, the thumbnail display changes in the following order if the zoom lever is operated to side or side. 20 scenes () 9 scenes () 1 scene () Highlight & Time Frame Index* * Highlight &...
  • Page 32: Using The Menu Screen

    Basic Using the menu screen ≥ Touch (left side)/ (right side) of on the Touch Menu to display MENU Touch ∫ About guide display MENU After touching , touching the submenus and items will cause function descriptions and settings confirmation messages to appear. ≥...
  • Page 33: Using The Setup Menu

    Basic Using the Setup Menu [DISPLAY] Set the display method for the screen information display. : [SETUP] # [DISPLAY] # desired setting MENU [5 SEC.]: Information is displayed on the screen for 5 seconds after starting the Motion Picture Recording Mode or Still Picture Recording Mode, starting to playback, or touching the screen.
  • Page 34 (Only when setting the region of your travel destination) Touch [DESTINATION]. ≥ Touch [ENTER]. ≥ When the home region is set for the first time, the screen for selecting home/travel destination appears after setting the home region successively. If the home region has already been set once, execute the menu operation for Step 1.
  • Page 35: Date Format

    [DATE/TIME] It is possible to change the date and time display mode. : [SETUP] # [DATE/TIME] # desired display MENU [DATE]/[D/T]/[OFF] ≥ The date and time are not displayed while the recording mode switching icon is displayed. ≥ When the Touch Shutter is enabled, the recording mode switching icon is constantly displayed. This causes the date and time to disappear from the screen.
  • Page 36: Quick Power On

    [ECONOMY (BATT)] When about 5 minutes have passed without any operation, this unit automatically turns off to save battery life. : [SETUP] # [ECONOMY (BATT)] # [ON] MENU ≥ This unit will not automatically turn off even if [ECONOMY (BATT)] is set to [ON] in following cases: j Using the AC adaptor* j Using the USB cable for PC etc.
  • Page 37 [ALERT SOUND] Touch screen operation, starting and stopping of recording and unit on/off can be confirmed with this sound. When [OFF] is selected, the sound is not output at the start/end of recording, etc. : [SETUP] # [ALERT SOUND] # desired setting MENU (Volume low)/ (Volume high)/[OFF]...
  • Page 38: Power Lcd

    [POWER LCD] This makes it easier to view the LCD monitor in bright places including outdoors. : [SETUP] # [POWER LCD] # desired setting MENU (Makes brighter)/ (Normal)/ (Makes less bright) ≥ These settings will not affect the images actually recorded. ≥...
  • Page 39 [INITIAL SET] Set to [YES] for changing the menu settings back to the default condition. : [SETUP] # [INITIAL SET] MENU ≥ Settings for [MEDIA SELECT] , [CLOCK SET] and [LANGUAGE] will not be changed. WX970 VX870 V770 V760 * For users who have , this menu is not displayed.
  • Page 40: Number Reset

    [NUMBER RESET] Set the file number of the next 4K MP4 scene , MP4/iFrame scene and still picture to be recorded to 0001. WX970 VX870 series/ series only : [SETUP] # [NUMBER RESET] MENU ≥ Folder number is updated and file number will start from 0001. 221) ≥...
  • Page 41: Version Disp

    : [SETUP] # [Version Up] MENU For the latest update information, check the support website below. (As of December 2014) http://panasonic.jp/support/global/cs/e_cam (This Site is English only) [DEMO MODE] This item is used to start the unit demonstration. : [SETUP] # [DEMO MODE] # [ON] MENU ≥...
  • Page 42 [O.I.S. DEMO] This item is used to start the Optical Image Stabilizer demo. : [SETUP] # [O.I.S. DEMO] MENU ≥ Touch [O.I.S. DEMO], the demonstration automatically starts. When you touch [EXIT], the demonstration will be cancelled. [Eye-Fi TRANSFER] This item is displayed only when an Eye-Fi card is inserted. Please refer to page 147.
  • Page 43 [ONLINE MANUAL] You can check how to access the website where you can download the Operating Instructions (PDF format). : [SETUP] # [ONLINE MANUAL] # desired access method MENU [URL display]: Displays the URL of the website on the LCD monitor of this unit. [USB connect]: Displays the website on a PC connected to this unit with the USB cable.
  • Page 44: Advanced (Recording)

    Advanced (Recording) Using the zoom Zoom lever/Zoom button icons T side: Close-up recording (zoom in) W side: Wide-angle recording (zoom out)  A Zoom bar ≥ Maximum zoom ratio for recording motion pictures can be set with [ZOOM MODE]. ∫ About the zoom bar The zoom bar is displayed during the zoom operation.
  • Page 45: Level Shot Function

    Advanced (Recording) Level Shot Function This function detects the horizontal tilt of the unit, and automatically corrects it to the level position. (When setting (Normal)) (When setting (Strong)) : With Level Shot Function : Without Level Shot Function Level Shot Function button Each press of this button switches Level Shot Function.
  • Page 46: Recording With The Sub Camera

    Advanced (Recording) Recording with the Sub Camera (Twin Camera) [WX970] series  Using the Sub Camera and the Main Camera, you can record two images simultaneously. (Twin Camera) Use the Sub Camera to enjoy recording yourself, a family member next to you or scenery different from that seen from the Main Camera.
  • Page 47: Start Recording

     Rotate the Sub Camera dial to adjust its up/ down angle. Rotating the Sub Camera dial to the left : The Sub Camera points down. Rotating the Sub Camera dial to the right : The Sub Camera points up. ≥...
  • Page 48 ∫ Displaying or hiding the Sub Window Touch ≥ Each time you touch the icon, you can display or hide the Sub Window. ≥ When the Sub Window is hidden, the image of the Sub Camera will not be recorded. To exit the Twin Camera function Rotate the Sub Camera to a position in the range C ( 0e to approximately 30e ).
  • Page 49: Changing And Adjusting The Settings Of The Sub Camera And The Sub Window

    Changing and adjusting the settings of the Sub Camera and the Sub Window Changing the size of the Sub Window Touch Sub Window. Touch to select the size you want to use. ≥ If you do not touch the Sub Window or perform any touch operation for a while, the Sub Window size will change.
  • Page 50 Changing the display position of the Sub Window Touch Sub Window. Touch the display position you want to change. ≥ Depending on the display position of the Sub Window, the positions of the icons displayed on the screen may change. Setting and adjusting the Sub Camera and the Sub Window Touch Sub Window.
  • Page 51 (When [FOCUS] is touched) Touch [AF] or [AFS]. ≥ The centre of the Sub Window will be focused. [AF] (Auto Focus): Auto Focus works continuously. [AFS] (Auto Focus Single): Auto Focus works each time you touch [AFS]. ≥ If you select [AFS], will be constantly displayed on the recording screen.
  • Page 52: Recording With The Backup For Twin Camera Function [Wx970] Series/[Vx870] Series/ [V770] Series

    Advanced (Recording) Recording with the Backup for Twin Camera Function [WX970] series/[VX870] series/[V770] series When simultaneously recording two images with the Main Camera and Sub Camera, you can also record the Main Camera’s image as a separate scene. (Backup for Twin Camera) ...
  • Page 53 ≥ When recording with [Backup for Twin Camera], use an SD card conforming to Class 10 of the SD Speed Class Rating. ≥ Scenes recorded as Backup for Twin Camera and scenes that show the Sub Window’s image will be saved on the same media. This causes the remaining recordable time to be halved. ≥...
  • Page 54: Changing The Recording Mode

    Advanced (Recording) Changing the Recording Mode Touch the Recording Mode button icon. MENU Touch the desired Recording Mode button icon. WX970 VX870 is available only for the series/ series. ≥ Mode Effect You can switch the mode to the Intelligent Auto Mode, which optimises settings to the recording environment Intelligent Auto you are in.
  • Page 55: Intelligent Auto

    Intelligent Auto The following modes (appropriate for the condition) are set just by pointing the unit to what you want to record. Mode Effect Portrait Faces are detected and focused automatically, and the brightness is adjusted so it is recorded clearly. Scenery The whole landscape will be recorded vividly without whiting out the background sky, which may be very bright.
  • Page 56: Intelligent Auto Mode

    ∫ Intelligent Auto Mode When switching to Intelligent Auto Mode, the Automatic White Balance and Auto Focus operate and automatically adjust the colour balance and focusing. Depending on the brightness of the subject etc., the aperture and shutter speed are automatically adjusted for an optimum brightness.
  • Page 57: Intelligent Auto Plus

    Intelligent Auto Plus Please refer to page for details about the effect of each mode. (Portrait)/ (Scenery)/ (Spotlight) (Low Light) (Night Scenery) (Macro) (Normal) (Normal) In Motion Picture Recording Mode only In Still Picture Recording Mode only ≥ Change the Recording Mode to (When adjusting the brightness) Touch (When adjusting the colour balance)
  • Page 58: Miniature Effect

    [Miniature Effect] MINI Touch to adjust the horizontal position of the in-focus portion. ≥ If you touch the screen, you can adjust the horizontal position of the in-focus portion. ≥ When no touch operations are performed for approximately 1 second, [Reset], [SIZE], and [ENTER] are displayed. If you touch the screen, you can readjust the horizontal position of the in-focus portion.
  • Page 59: 8Mm Movie, Silent Movie

    [8mm movie] (When adjusting the brightness) Touch ≥ The level of brightness is switched every time you touch the icon. (Standard) # (Bright) # (Dark) (When adjusting the colour balance) Touch ≥ The level of colour balance is switched every time you touch the icon. (Blue) # (Red) # (Yellow)
  • Page 60: Hdr Movie Mode

    ≥ Audio cannot be recorded. ≥ [REC MODE] is set to [HA]. ≥ The shortest motion picture recording time is 1 second. ≥ The colour balance and focus may not be adjusted automatically depending on the light source or scene. If so, manually adjust those settings. 66, 68) WX970M VX870M V770M...
  • Page 61: Scene Mode

    ∫ To change the level of image contrast correction [HDR EFFECT] allows you to change the contrast correction level in HDR Movie Mode. ≥ Change the Recording Mode to Select the menu. : [RECORD SETUP] # [HDR EFFECT] # desired setting MENU Sets the correction level to high.
  • Page 62: Full Hd Slow Motion Video

    ≥ (Sports) j During normal playback, the image movement may not look smooth. j Colour and screen brightness may change under indoor lighting. j If the brightness is insufficient, the Sports Mode does not function. The display flashes. ≥ (Portrait) j Colour and screen brightness may change under indoor lighting.
  • Page 63: Photo Mode [Wx970] Series/[Vx870] Series

    ≥ FULL HD Slow Motion Video recording uses the following settings: j Level Shot Function: Off j [ZOOM MODE]: [Opt.Zoom 20k] j [REC FORMAT]: [MP4/iFrame] j [REC MODE]: [1080/28M] j [HYBRID O.I.S.]: [OFF] j [AUTO SLOW SHTR]: [OFF] WX970 VX870 series/ series If you switch to FULL HD Slow Motion Video Mode when [REC FORMAT] is set to [4K MP4], the...
  • Page 64: Stop Motion Animation Assist

    Stop Motion Animation Assist Before recording in Stop Motion Animation Assist Mode You can create a slideshow that appears to be moving by recording the subject while moved a little at a time. ≥ Each recording group can store up to 999 still pictures recorded in Stop Motion Animation Assist Mode.
  • Page 65: Manual Recording

    Advanced (Recording) Manual recording ≥ The Manual Focus, White Balance, Shutter Speed, Brightness (Iris and Gain) settings are retained when you change between Motion Picture Recording Mode and Still Picture Recording Mode. Push the Multi Manual Dial to switch to Manual Mode. ≥...
  • Page 66: White Balance

    White Balance Automatic White Balance function may not reproduce natural colours depending on the scenes or lighting conditions. If so, you can adjust the White Balance manually. ≥ Switch to Manual Mode. ≥ For information on how to set items with the Multi Manual Dial, refer to page 65. Touch [WB].
  • Page 67: Manual Shutter Speed/Iris Adjustment

    Manual shutter speed/iris adjustment Shutter Speed: Adjust it when recording fast-moving subjects. Iris: Adjust it when the screen is too bright or too dark. ≥ Switch to Manual Mode. ≥ For information on how to set items with the Multi Manual Dial, refer to page 65. Touch [SHTR] or [IRIS].
  • Page 68: Manual Focus Adjustment

    Manual Focus adjustment If auto focusing is difficult due to the conditions, then use Manual Focus. ≥ Switch to Manual Mode. ≥ For information on how to set items with the Multi Manual Dial, refer to page 65. Rotate the Multi Manual Dial to set focus.
  • Page 69 Using the Expanded Focus Assist function [WX970] series/[VX870] series When recording with [REC FORMAT] set to [4K MP4], you can magnify the screen to adjust the focus. It is also possible to change the magnification window’s magnification level and position. ≥...
  • Page 70 ∫ To adjust the magnification window's 3.0X 3.0X 3.0X magnification level or position with the Multi Manual Dial Push and hold the Multi Manual Dial. ≥ A portion of the screen will be magnified.  A [EXIT] Push the Multi Manual Dial. 3.0X 3.0X 3.0X...
  • Page 71: Recording With The Touch Function

    Advanced (Recording) Recording with the Touch Function You can record using convenient functions just by the easy operation of touching the screen. Touch (left side)/ (right side) of on the Touch Menu to display Touch Function icons. ( Touch the Touch Function icon. (e.g.
  • Page 72: Image Stabilizer Function

    Image Stabilizer Function Use the Image Stabilizer to reduce the effects of shake during recording. This unit is equipped with Hybrid Optical Image Stabilizer. Hybrid Optical Image Stabilizer is a hybrid of Optical and Electrical Image Stabilizer. Touch to switch the Image Stabilizer on/off. ≥...
  • Page 73: Af/Ae Tracking

    AF/AE tracking It is possible to set the focus and exposure to the subject specified on the touch screen. The focus and exposure will keep following the subject automatically even if it moves. Touch ≥ An icon is displayed B. Touch the object and lock the target.
  • Page 74: Optical Image Stabilizer Lock

    Optical Image Stabilizer Lock In Motion Picture Recording Mode, you can further improve optical image stabilization by touching and holding . With this function, you can further reduce the effects of the shake that tends to occur when using zoom. ...
  • Page 75: Recording Functions Of Operation Icons

    Advanced (Recording) Recording functions of operation icons Select the operation icons to add different effects to the images to be recorded. Touch (left side)/ (right side) of on the Touch Menu to display the operation icons. ( Touch an operation icon. PRE-REC (e.g.
  • Page 76: Intelligent Contrast Control

    Fade When you start recording, the image/audio gradually (Fade in) appears. (Fade in) When you pause recording, the image/audio gradually disappears. (Fade out) ≥ The Fade setting is cancelled when the recording stops. ∫ To select the colour for fade in/out (Fade out) : [RECORD SETUP] # [FADE COLOUR] # MENU...
  • Page 77: Backlight Compensation

    ≥ After setting PRE-REC, if recording starts in less than 3 seconds, motion pictures taken 3 seconds before pressing the recording start/stop button cannot be recorded. ≥ Images displayed on the thumbnail in Playback Mode will differ from the motion pictures displayed at the start of playback.
  • Page 78: Video Light

    Video light It is possible to record with illumination even in dark places. Each time the icon is selected, the indication changes by one setting in the following order. In motion picture recording mode: ([ON]) # ([AUTO]) # ([OFF]) In still picture recording mode: ([ON]) # ([OFF]) Always on.
  • Page 79 V770 V760 series/ Each time the icon is selected, the indication changes by one setting in the following order: ([COLOUR]) # [OFF] ([COLOUR]): Allows you to record colour images in very low light situations. OFF: Cancel the setting. ≥ Using a tripod is recommended. ≥...
  • Page 80: Recording Functions Of Menus

    Advanced (Recording) Recording functions of menus [SCENE MODE] This function is identical to Scene Mode in Recording Mode. The shutter speed and aperture, etc. are automatically adjusted to match the scene you want to record. ≥ This item is displayed in the menu only when [Time Lapse Rec] in Creative Control Mode is set.
  • Page 81: Zoom Mode

    [ZOOM MODE] Set the maximum zoom ratio for the Motion Picture Recording Mode. : [RECORD SETUP] # [ZOOM MODE] # desired setting MENU WX970 WX970M VX870 VX870M [Opt.Zoom 20k]: Optical zoom only (Up to 20k) [i.Zoom 25k] This zoom function allows you to maintain 4K picture quality. (Up to 25k) [i.Zoom 40k] This zoom function allows you to maintain high-definition picture...
  • Page 82: Rec Format

    [REC FORMAT] Switch the recording format of motion picture. : [RECORD SETUP] # [REC FORMAT] # desired setting MENU [AVCHD]: Set the recording format to AVCHD. [4K MP4] Set the recording format to 4K MP4. [MP4/iFrame]: Set the recording format to MP4/iFrame. WX970 VX870 series/...
  • Page 83: Relay Rec

    WX970 VX870 series/ series ≥ When [REC FORMAT] is set to [4K MP4] Set the recording format to 2160/25p (72 Mbps). ≥ This is a recording format suitable for editing images. This format can record 4K motion pictures (3840k2160/25p), which deliver a resolution four times higher than that of full high-definition motion pictures.
  • Page 84: Face Framing

    is displayed on the thumbnail display during the playback of the scene that was relay- ≥ recorded on the built-in memory. [FACE FRAMING] Detected faces appear with frames. : [RECORD SETUP] # [FACE FRAMING] # desired setting MENU [PRIMARY]: Only the prioritised face framing is displayed. [ALL]: All face detection framings are displayed.
  • Page 85 [LEVEL GAUGE] This function displays the horizontal/vertical tilt of the unit with the electronic level. : [RECORD SETUP] # [LEVEL GAUGE] # [ON] MENU ∫ To correct the tilt (Horizontal direction) (Vertical direction)    When correcting the leftward tilt When correcting the downward tilt ≥...
  • Page 86: Shooting Guide

    [AUTO SLOW SHTR] You can record bright pictures even in dark places by slowing the shutter speed. ≥ Switch to Manual Mode. : [RECORD SETUP] # [AUTO SLOW SHTR] # [ON] MENU ≥ The shutter speed is set to 1/25 or more depending on the surrounding brightness. ≥...
  • Page 87 [WIDE CONV. LENS SET] This will change the setting of the Image Stabilizer function and Maximum zoom ratio to the one appropriate for the recording when a Wide Conversion Lens (optional) is attached to this unit. : [RECORD SETUP] # [WIDE CONV. LENS SET] # [ON] MENU ≥...
  • Page 88 [Sound Scene Select] You can set the built-in microphone's sound quality as appropriate for the scene you want to record. ≥ Set [MIC SETUP] to [SURROUND] or [STEREO MIC]. Select the menu. : [RECORD SETUP] # [Sound Scene Select] # desired setting MENU [Auto]: Records sounds with standard settings.
  • Page 89: Mic Setup

    (When [Directional] is selected in Step 2) Select an item. [SURROUND]/[STEREO]: Records sounds with the setting of [MIC SETUP] ([SURROUND] or [STEREO MIC]). [MONO]: Records sounds from all directions without setting specific directivity. Touch [EXIT]. appears on the screen. ≥ ≥...
  • Page 90: Mic Level

    ≥ If you wish to record higher quality sound and maintain realism even when zooming in, for instance, when recording a music recital, we recommend setting [MIC SETUP] to [SURROUND]. ≥ [STEREO MIC] will be selected in the following cases: WX970 VX870 series/...
  • Page 91: Picture Adjust

    [PICTURE ADJUST] Adjust the quality of the image while recording. Adjust by outputting to a TV while adjusting the quality of the image. ≥ This setting is retained when you change between Motion Picture Recording Mode and Still Picture Recording Mode. ≥...
  • Page 92: Picture Size

    Push the Multi Manual Dial to set. appears on the screen. ≥ [PICTURE SIZE] The higher the number of pixels, the higher the clarity of the picture when printing. : [PICTURE] # [PICTURE SIZE] # desired setting MENU ≥ The number of recording pixels that can be set changes depending on selected screen aspect ratio.
  • Page 93 ∫ Picture size in Motion Picture Recording Mode ≥ Set this unit to Motion Picture Recording Mode : [PICTURE] # [PICTURE SIZE] # desired setting MENU WX970 VX870 series/ series (When [REC FORMAT] is set to [4K MP4]) Picture size Aspect ratio 6016k3384 20.4M...
  • Page 94: Aspect Ratio

    [ASPECT RATIO] This allows you to select the aspect ratio of the pictures to suit printing or the playback method. : [PICTURE] # [ASPECT RATIO] # desired setting MENU [4:3]: Aspect ratio of 4:3 television [3:2]: Aspect ratio of conventional film camera or prints (such as L-size print) [16:9]: Aspect ratio of high-definition television, etc.
  • Page 95: Advanced (Playback)

    Advanced (Playback) Playback Operations Motion picture playback using operation icon For details on the basic playback operations, refer to page 29. Playback operation Playback display Operating steps During Playback Touch the LCD monitor and slide from right to left (from left to right) during playback. Skip playback (to the start of a scene)
  • Page 96 Playback operation Playback display Operating steps With the playback paused, touch (Touch to advance the frames one at a time in the reverse direction.) ≥ Normal playback is restored when you touch ≥ When the frames are advanced one at a time in the reverse direction, they will be shown in intervals of 0.5 seconds.
  • Page 97: Creating Still Picture From Motion Picture

    Creating still picture from motion picture A single frame from the recorded motion picture can be saved as a still picture. Scene type Picture size 4K MP4 scenes (3840k2160) 8.3M AVCHD scenes Scenes recorded as Backup for Twin Camera Scenes recorded in the recording format [MP4/iFrame] (1920k1080) 2.1M Scenes saved in MP4 (1920k1080/25p)
  • Page 98: Repeat Playback

    (When [MINUTES] is selected) Touch to set the time. ≥ It can be set up to a maximum of 60 minutes. ≥ Touch [ENTER]. Touch the thumbnail to be played back. ≥ Next (Previous) thumbnail can be displayed by touching Repeat Playback Playback of the first scene starts after playback of the last scene finishes.
  • Page 99: Setting The Playback Speed Of Full Hd Slow Motion Video

    Setting the playback speed of FULL HD Slow Motion Video You can set the speed at which this unit will play back parts recorded as FULL HD Slow Motion Video. ≥ Touch the play mode select icon, and select [ALL MP4/iFrame] or [1080/50p] in [MP4/ iFrame].
  • Page 100: Various Playback Functions

    Advanced (Playback) Various playback functions Playing back motion pictures/still pictures by date The scenes or the still pictures recorded on the same day can be played back in succession. Touch the date select icon. (  A Date select icon Touch the playback date.
  • Page 101 ≥ The following scenes and still pictures are grouped separately on the date list, and icons are displayed according to the category: Scene or still picture Icon to be displayed Scenes recorded with [1080/50p] in [AVCHD] Scenes recorded with [1080/50M]/[1080/28M] in [MP4/iFrame] Scenes saved in MP4 (1920k1080/25p) 123) Scenes saved in MP4 (1920k1080/25p)
  • Page 102: Highlight Playback

    Highlight Playback Part that was recognised as clearly recorded is extracted from multiple scenes, and it can be played back or stored in a short time with effects and music added. It is also possible to create an original Highlight Playback by checking your favourite scenes and setting up to extract those scenes.
  • Page 103: Setting Up The Custom Effect

    WX970 VX870 V770 V760 Scenes that were converted to MP4 scenes and copied (with the MP4 conversion function) 123) WX970M VX870M V770M V770M Scenes that were converted to MP4 scenes and copied (with the MP4 conversion function or recording format conversion function) 123, 135) WX970 VX870...
  • Page 104: Playing Back With The Settings Changed

    Playing back with the settings changed Touch [SET] to select the item to change. [SCENE SETUP] Select the scene or date to be played back. [FAVOURITE SCENE SETUP] Set up the favourite scenes. 105) [FAVOURITE SCENE PLAY] Set up if the favourite scenes are to be included in the Highlight Playback or not.
  • Page 105: Checking The Favourite Scenes

    ∫ Checking the favourite scenes Touch the scenes to be played back. 0h01m30s 0h01m30s 0h01m30s Touch [Add] and add the favourite part. ≥ Approximately 4 seconds before and after touching [Add] will be added as favourite. ≥ Number of favourite scenes that can be added are 1 to 14. (Number of scenes that can be added differs depending on the ...
  • Page 106: Setting Up The Title

    ∫ Playback time setting Touch the playback time. [APPROX 90 SEC.]/[APPROX 3 MIN.]/[AUTO] ≥ The playback time of [AUTO] is a maximum of approx. 5 minutes. ≥ Playback time may become shorter than the setting, or it may not even be played back if the part recognised as clearly recorded is short.
  • Page 107: Saving The Highlight Playback

    Saving the Highlight Playback The scenes put together as a Highlight Playback can be saved as a single scene. WX970 VX870 V770 V760 The recorded scenes can be saved in the SD card. WX970M VX870M V770M V770M The recorded scenes can be saved in the built-in memory. Stop the playback of the Highlight Playback or wait until the Highlight Playback is finished.
  • Page 108: Manual Edit

    Manual Edit You can join desired AVCHD scenes, scenes recorded as Backup for Twin Camera or parts of these scenes in the order they were recorded to play back or save as a single scene with music added. ≥ You cannot manually edit the following scenes: WX970 VX870 series/...
  • Page 109 WX970 VX870 V770 V760 ≥ When saving a manually edited scene, check the free space on the SD card. WX970M VX870M V770M V770M When saving a manually edited scene, check the free space on the built-in memory. Before selecting the scene, check the table below and create sufficient free space for saving it. (Approximate free space requirements for saving a manually edited scene) Total time of an edited Saving format...
  • Page 110: Play Back

    (To select thumbnails by specifying a range) Touch [Range]. ≥ To cancel the operation, touch it again. (To select thumbnails by specifying a range) Touch the range (start and finish points) you want to play back. ≥ The range between start and finish points are selected, and the indication (white) appears on the thumbnails.
  • Page 111 ∫ To save a manually-edited scene You can save manually edited scenes as a single scene. WX970 VX870 V770 V760 The recorded scenes can be saved in the SD card. WX970M VX870M V770M V770M The recorded scenes can be saved in the built-in memory. Stop the playback of a manually-edited scene or wait until the playback is finished.
  • Page 112: Baby Calendar

    Baby Calendar When a baby’s birthday and name are registered, scenes recorded since the baby’s birthday are displayed as thumbnails for each age in months. WX970 VX870 V770 series/ series/ series ≥ You cannot select scenes recorded as Backup for Twin Camera. ≥...
  • Page 113 ≥ If you touch the name display, the screen for selecting a registered baby is displayed. From among the 3 registered babies, select the baby you want to display, and touch [ENTER]. If you touch a name with no registered birthday ([Baby 1]/[Baby 2]/[Baby 3]), you can register a new baby.
  • Page 114: Changing The Playback Settings And Playing Back The Slide Show

    Changing the playback settings and playing back the slide show Touch (Only when you would like to change the settings) Touch [SET] to select the item to change. [DATE SETUP]: Select the date to be played back. [SLIDES INTERVAL] Select the interval between still pictures at playback. [EFFECT SETUP] Select the effect for playback.
  • Page 115 (When [MUSIC SELECT] is selected) Touch the desired sound. ≥ Touch [ENTER]. WX970 VX870 V770 series/ series/ series ≥ [USER BGM] lets you use the music stored on your smartphone. To set [USER BGM], use the Wi-Fi function [Remote Ctrl] and create Highlight Playback from the smartphone app “Image App”.
  • Page 116: Playing Back Still Pictures Recorded In Stop Motion Animation Assist Mode As A Slide Show

    Playing back still pictures recorded in Stop Motion Animation Assist Mode as a slide show ≥ For details on recording in Stop Motion Animation Assist Mode, refer to page 64. Touch ≥ The recording group created most recently in Stop Motion Animation Assist Mode is displayed.
  • Page 117: Deleting Scenes/Still Pictures

    Advanced (Playback) Deleting scenes/still pictures Deleted scenes/still pictures cannot be restored, so perform appropriate confirmation of the contents before proceeding with deletion. ¬ Press the recording/playback button to switch this unit to the Playback Mode. ∫ To delete the scene or still picture being played back Touch while scenes or still pictures to be deleted 0h01m30s...
  • Page 118 When you stop deleting halfway: Touch [CANCEL] while deleting. ≥ The scenes or still pictures that have already been deleted when the deletion is cancelled cannot be restored. To complete editing: Touch [Return]. , selecting [EDIT SCENE] # [DELETE] # [ALL ≥...
  • Page 119: Deleting Part Of A Scene (Avchd/Backup For Twin Camera)

    Deleting part of a scene (AVCHD/Backup for Twin Camera) WX970 VX870 V770 series/ series/ series Unnecessary part of an AVCHD scene or a scene recorded as Backup for Twin Camera can be deleted. The deleted scenes cannot be restored. ≥ Press the recording/playback button to switch this unit to the Playback Mode, and touch the play mode select icon.
  • Page 120: Dividing A Scene (Avchd/Backup For Twin Camera)

    Dividing a scene (AVCHD/Backup for Twin Camera) WX970 VX870 V770 series/ series/ series It is possible to divide an AVCHD scene or a scene recorded as Backup for Twin Camera. Any unwanted parts in the scene can be deleted after dividing. ≥...
  • Page 121: Dividing A Scene To Partially Delete (4K Mp4/Mp4/Iframe)

    Dividing a scene to partially delete (4K MP4/MP4/ iFrame) WX970 VX870 series/ series Divide the 4K MP4 scenes or MP4/iFrame scenes, and delete unnecessary parts. V770 V760 series/ Divide the MP4/iFrame scenes, and delete unnecessary parts. This divides the recorded scenes in two and deletes the front half or back half. The scenes deleted by dividing cannot be restored.
  • Page 122: Protecting Scenes/Still Pictures

    Protecting scenes/still pictures Scenes/still pictures can be protected so that they are not deleted by mistake. (Even if you protect some scenes/still pictures, formatting the media will delete them.) ≥ Press the recording/playback button to switch this unit to the Playback Mode. Select the menu.
  • Page 123: Convert To Mp4

    Advanced (Playback) Convert to MP4 WX970 VX870 V770 series/ series/ series You can convert and copy AVCHD scenes, scenes recorded as Backup for Twin Camera, and MP4 scenes. The image quality will be converted into a format that supports playback on a PC and online sharing (MP4 (1280k720/25p) or MP4 (640k360/25p)).
  • Page 124 To stop converting to MP4 halfway Touch [CANCEL] during format conversion. To exit the MP4 conversion Touch [Return]. ≥ A scene recorded over a long time may take time. ≥ Scenes recorded in AVCHD exceeding 4 GB (approx.) or 30 minutes (approx.) will be automatically divided when converted to MP4 scenes and copied.
  • Page 125: Slow Speed Conversion

    Advanced (Playback) Slow speed conversion You can convert the playback speed of parts recorded in FULL HD Slow Motion Video Mode to 1/4 normal speed, and copy them. Once converting scenes recorded in FULL HD Slow Motion Video Mode, you can play them back on another device at 1/4 normal speed.
  • Page 126: Relay Scene Combining

    Advanced (Playback) Relay scene combining [WX970M]/[VX870M]/[V770M] You can combine the relayed scene 83) in the built-in memory and the continued scene in the SD card to be one into the SD card. Relay-recorded scene Relay scene combining A Built-in memory B SD card C Range of Relay Recording ≥...
  • Page 127 To cancel relay information : [EDIT SCENE] # [RELAY INFO CANCEL] MENU ≥ When the relay information is cancelled, combining of the relayed scenes will not be possible anymore. Combining of the relay scene cannot be performed if the available space on the SD card is less than the volume of the relayed scene in the built-in memory.
  • Page 128: Watching Video/Pictures On Your Tv

    Advanced (Playback) Watching Video/Pictures on your TV Confirm the terminals on your TV and use a cable compatible with the terminals. Image quality may vary with the connected terminals. A High quality 1 HDMI terminal 2 Video terminal ≥ Use the HDMI micro cable (supplied). ≥...
  • Page 129 Connect this unit to a TV. A HDMI micro cable (supplied) ≥ Be sure to connect to the HDMI terminal. (Insert the connector with the arrow side facing down.) ≥ Connecting with a HDMI micro cable 131) ≥ Listening in 5.1 channel sound (AVCHD) 131) ≥...
  • Page 130 Recording Mode. aspect setting on the TV. (Refer to the operating instructions of the TV for details.) Refer to the following support site for information about Panasonic TVs with an SD card slot for playing back your pictures. http://panasonic.net/ ≥ It may not be possible to play back scenes on the TV depending on the [REC FORMAT] or [REC MODE].
  • Page 131: Connecting With A Hdmi Micro Cable

    Please read the AV amplifier and TV operating instructions for how to connect this unit to the AV amplifier and TV. ≥ If you connect this unit to a Panasonic AV amplifier that are compatible with VIERA Link, linked operations (VIERA Link) become possible. ( 132) ≥...
  • Page 132: Playback Using Viera Link

    What is the VIERA Link (HDAVI Control™)? ≥ This function allows you to use your remote control for the Panasonic TV for easy operations when this unit has been connected to a VIERA Link compatible device using a HDMI micro cable (supplied) for automatic linked operations.
  • Page 133 VIERA Link, read the operating instructions for the devices. ≥ Available linked operations between this unit and a Panasonic TV is different depending on the types of Panasonic TVs even if they are compatible with VIERA Link. Refer to the operating instructions of the TV for the operations that support on the TV.
  • Page 134: Copy/Dubbing

    Copy/Dubbing Copying between SD card and Built-in Memory [WX970M]/[VX870M]/[V770M] Motion pictures or still pictures recorded with this unit can be copied between an SD card inserted in this unit and a built-in memory. ∫ Check the used space of the copy destination It is possible to check the used space of the SD card or built-in memory by [MEDIA STATUS].
  • Page 135 ≥ When [ ] is selected, the recording format will be converted. If there is no need to convert the recording format, touch [NO]. If there is need to convert the recording format, touch [YES] and select the copying method. This will convert the scene recorded in AVCHD on the built-in memory to MP4 (1280k720/25p or 640k360/25p) and copy to the SD card.
  • Page 136 Approximate time for copying When copying a recorded motion picture of full 4 GB size: Approx. 5 minutes to 15 minutes When performing [ ] on a recorded 1080/50p motion picture of full 4 GB size: Approx. 10 minutes to 20 minutes When performing [ ] on a recorded AVCHD (HA) motion picture of full 4 GB size:...
  • Page 137: Copying/Playing Back With A Usb Hdd

    ≥ Please read the operating instructions of the USB HDD for how to use it. Preparing for copying/playing back Refer to the following support site for information about USB HDD. http://panasonic.jp/support/global/cs/e_cam (This Site is English only) When the USB HDD that requires formatting is connected, a message is displayed. Follow the instructions on the screen to format it.
  • Page 138 (When using a desktop HDD) Connect the AC adaptor (supplied with USB HDD) to the USB HDD. ≥ If you are using a bus-powered or portable USB HDD, this unit can supply power to the USB HDD by USB Connection Cable (commercially-available). Connect the AC adaptor and a sufficiently charged battery to this unit ≥...
  • Page 139 ∫ Points to check before copying ≥ When using a USB HDD for the first time, or using a USB HDD that has been used with other devices, first run [FORMAT MEDIA]. ≥ Before copying, go to [MEDIA STATUS] to check the amount of free space on the USB HDD. ≥...
  • Page 140: Simple Copy

    Simple copy Connect this unit to the USB HDD to prepare for copying. ( 137) Touch [Simple copy]. ≥ When [Copy selected files] or [Playback HDD] is selected, terminate the connection with the USB 141), and then perform the operation of Step 1. WX970M VX870M V770M V770M...
  • Page 141: Playing Back The Usb Hdd

    Playing back the USB HDD ≥ Only motion picture/still picture that have been copied by connecting this unit to the USB HDD or copied with HD Writer AE 5.2 can be played back.  A USB Connection Cable (commercially-available) B USB HDD (commercially-available) C Turn the side with the symbol up to connect the micro A end of the USB Connection Cable to the USB terminal of this unit.
  • Page 142 ≥ It is also possible to switch the media to play back by touching the play mode select icon. When the USB HDD is connected, the (USB HDD) can be selected from the displayed media types. WX970 VX870 V770 series/ series/ series ≥...
  • Page 143: Dubbing With A Blu-Ray Disc Recorder, Video Device, Etc

    ≥ The MP4/iFrame scenes cannot be dubbed by inserting SD cards or by connecting with the USB cable. To dub MP4/iFrame scenes, refer to page 146. You can dub scenes recorded with this unit to a Panasonic Blu-ray disc recorder or DVD recorder that supports the recording format or recording mode you want to use.
  • Page 144: To Dub Using Equipment With A Usb Terminal

    Dubbing in high-definition picture quality ∫ To dub using equipment with an SD card slot You can dub by directly inserting an SD card. WX970M VX870M V770M V770M ≥ To copy scenes or still pictures from the built-in memory to an SD card, see page 134.
  • Page 145 Panasonic Blu-ray disc recorder or a DVD recorder. ≥ When this unit is connected to a Panasonic Blu-ray disc recorder or a DVD recorder using a USB cable while the unit is turned on, power is also supplied from the connected equipment to this unit.
  • Page 146: Dubbing In Standard Picture Quality

    Dubbing in standard picture quality ∫ Dubbing using equipment without an SD card slot or a USB terminal, or using a video device You can dub by connecting an AV cable (commercially-available). ≥ Use the AC adaptor to free you from worrying about the battery running down. Change the video input on the video device and TV that this unit is connected to.
  • Page 147: Using The Eye-Fi™ Card

    Copy/Dubbing ™ Using the Eye-Fi card By using an Eye-Fi card (commercially-available), you can record motion pictures and still pictures on the card, and save them on a PC or upload them on a file-sharing website via a wireless network. ≥...
  • Page 148: Using Eye-Fi Direct Mode

    ∫ Using Eye-Fi direct mode The files can be transferred directly from the Eye-Fi card to a smartphone without going through the wireless access point when necessary setting is performed in a PC in advance. ≥ Install the software supplied with the Eye-Fi card on your PC, and configure the Eye- Fi direct mode settings.
  • Page 149 ≥ The Eye-Fi menu only appears when an Eye-Fi card is used. ≥ The Eye-Fi transfer feature cannot be guaranteed to continue to operate in the future due to changes to the card specification etc. ≥ Update the firmware of the Eye-Fi card to the latest one using the software supplied with the Eye- Fi card before use.
  • Page 150: Wi-Fi

    Panasonic will not take any responsibility for any damage that arises when using this unit for any purpose other than as a wireless LAN device.
  • Page 151 ∫ This unit is WPS-compatible WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup™) is a function that allows you to easily set up a connection with a wireless LAN device and make security-related settings. ≥ This unit cannot be used to connect to a public wireless LAN connection. ≥...
  • Page 152: [Remote Ctrl]

    Wi-Fi [WX970] series/[VX870] series/[V770] series [Remote Ctrl] Using a smartphone, you can perform record/playback operations from a remote location or upload motion pictures and still pictures recorded in this unit on SNS (Social Networking Service). Image App Image App A When connecting directly to a smartphone B When connecting to a wireless access point ≥...
  • Page 153 Setting up a direct Wi-Fi connection between this unit and a smartphone Using NFC, you can easily set up a direct connection between this unit and the smartphone. ∫ If the device is Android (NFC-compatible) Use NFC to set up a direct connection between this unit and the smartphone. ≥...
  • Page 154: Using [Remote Ctrl] With A Direct Connection

    Using [Remote Ctrl] with a direct connection ∫ If the device is Android (NFC-compatible) ≥ Set the NFC function of the smartphone to ON. Start up the smartphone application “Image App”. Touch the smartphone on of this unit. ≥ Touch the NFC touch area while the NFC mark is displayed on the smartphone screen.
  • Page 155: Using [Remote Ctrl] With A Wireless Access Point Connection

    ≥ The following operations allow you to register up to ten smartphones. If the number exceeds ten, smartphone information with the oldest registration date and time will be deleted. j Touching an NFC-compatible smartphone on this unit. j Setting [Direct Connection Password] to [OFF] and connecting this unit and a smartphone directly.
  • Page 156: About [Remote Ctrl]

    ∫ If the device is Android (non-NFC-compatible) or iOS Connect the smartphone to a wireless access point. Press Wi-Fi button on this unit and touch [Remote Ctrl]. ≥ It will go into connection standby for remote operation. Start up the smartphone application “Image App”. ≥...
  • Page 157 Playback screen 1 Camera function button 2 Number of scenes 3 Remaining battery power of this unit   AVCHD_0001 2015/12/15 15:30:50 4 Delete 5 Upload 6 Copy 7 Name of the connected device  8 Scene information display  ...
  • Page 158: In Playback Mode

    ∫ In Playback Mode ≥ Playback ≥ Selecting a media to playback (SD card/Built-in memory) *1, 2 ≥ Switching between thumbnails (AVCHD/4K MP4 /MP4/Backup ( Backup for Twin Camera ) / JPEG (Still picture)) ≥ Delete ≥ Save (Copy) j Scenes recorded in AVCHD cannot be copied. j Scenes recorded in iFrame can only be copied with iOS devices.
  • Page 159: [Baby Monitor]

    Wi-Fi [WX970] series/[VX870] series/[V770] series [Baby Monitor] You can use your smartphone to check on your baby being monitored by this unit when you are in another room. The smartphone and this unit can be used like radio transceivers, allowing the users to have a conversation by taking turns.
  • Page 160: Using [Baby Monitor]

    Using [Baby Monitor] Press Wi-Fi button on this unit and touch [Baby Monitor]. ≥ The SSID of the wireless access point to which this unit is connected is displayed. Connect the smartphone to a wireless access point. ≥ To connect it, select the SSID of the wireless access point displayed on the screen of this unit. Start up the smartphone application “Image App”.
  • Page 161 Changing [Baby Monitor] settings Touch [Setup] on the screen of this unit, and select the item you want to set. ∫ [Notification Setup] This sets whether to send a notification to the smartphone when a sound is detected. [ON]/[OFF] ∫ [Notification Test] This tests if a notification can be sent to the smartphone when a sound is detected.
  • Page 162: [Hom.monitor]

    Wi-Fi [WX970] series/[VX870] series/[V770] series [Hom.Monitor] You can confirm the recording screen of this unit from outside using a smartphone. XXXXXXXXX XXXXXXXXX XXXXXXXXX ≥ Switch the Wi-Fi setting to off on your smartphone and use with mobile network such as 3G. ≥...
  • Page 163: Using [Hom.monitor]

    Using [Hom.Monitor] ≥ Perform the home monitoring operation on the smartphone. 167) ≥ When the firewall is turned on, the Wi-Fi function may not work correctly. If this occurs, check the network settings. When using the home monitor function for the first time ∫...
  • Page 164: When Configuring The Home Monitor Settings Using Qr Code

    Select [Set connect. dest.] of the smartphone. Enter the Device ID and Password displayed on the screen of this unit into the smartphone. ≥ When the entry is complete, select [OK] (on your Android device) or [Complete] (on your iOS device).
  • Page 165 When using the home monitor function for the second time or later ∫ If the device is Android (NFC-compatible) ≥ Set the NFC function of the smartphone to ON. Start up the smartphone application “Image App”. ≥ When a Wi-Fi connection guidance screen is displayed, select [NO]. Display the screen of a connection setup to home monitor from the menu of a smartphone.
  • Page 166 Line quality The image and sound may be interrupted or the connection may be terminated depending on your line conditions. Use the recommended optimal speed (upstream) below as a guide to make necessary settings. ∫ Recommended optimal speed (upstream) for the broadband line, mobile router (tethering), etc.
  • Page 167: What You Can Operate/Set With A Smartphone During Home Monitoring

    What you can operate/set with a smartphone during home monitoring Refer to [Help] in the “Image App” menu about how to operate. ∫ What you can operate with a smartphone Confirm the condition inside the house The monitoring video can be confirmed. ≥...
  • Page 168: Changing The Home Monitor Settings Of This Unit

    Changing the home monitor settings of this unit ≥ Setting cannot be performed while operating monitoring with a smartphone. Touch [Setup] and select desired setting. ∫ [Home Monitor Connect] You can display the registration screen for a Device ID and Password. ≥...
  • Page 169: [Dlna Play]

    Wi-Fi [WX970] series/[VX870] series/[V770] series [DLNA Play] Connecting this unit to a DLNA-compatible TV via Wi-Fi, you can play back scenes and still pictures on the TV.  A DLNA-compatible TV ≥ Please read the operating instructions for the TV about connecting TV to the wireless access point.
  • Page 170: Playing Back On A Tv

    Playing back on a TV You can play back the scenes and still pictures recorded with or stored in this unit on a TV. ≥ The following scenes can be played back: j Scenes recorded in AVCHD j Scenes recorded as Backup for Twin Camera j Scenes recorded in MP4/iFrame [720] j Scenes saved in MP4 (1280k720/25p) or MP4 (640k360/25p) Press Wi-Fi button on this unit and touch [DLNA Play].
  • Page 171: [Copy]

    Wi-Fi [WX970] series/[VX870] series/[V770] series [Copy] By setting up a Wi-Fi communication between this unit and a PC, you can copy scenes and still pictures recorded with this unit to the PC. A PC ≥ For information on the connection between a PC and a wireless access point, refer to the operating instruction of the device in use.
  • Page 172 Creating a shared folder (destination folder) on the PC To copy scenes and still pictures by setting up a Wi-Fi connection between this unit and the PC, complete the following preparations: j Turn on the PC j Create a shared folder (destination folder) The name of the folder must consist of 15 or less alphanumeric characters.
  • Page 173: Copying To A Pc

    Copying to a PC ≥ Create a shared folder (destination folder) on the PC. 172) Press Wi-Fi button on this unit and touch [Copy]. Touch the PC to be connected. ≥ To search for PCs again, touch [Refresh]. (When the PC you want to connect to is not displayed) Touch [Set Manually].
  • Page 174 If you intend to delete the original scenes or still pictures when the copying has finished, always play back the duplicate scenes or still pictures on PC before deletion to confirm that they have been copied normally. ≥ Copying can be performed even when the battery is used for power, but we recommend that the AC adaptor be used.
  • Page 175: [Live Cast]

    Wi-Fi [WX970] series/[VX870] series/[V770] series [Live Cast] You can broadcast motion pictures of this unit live by setting up a link between the “LUMIX CLUB” and USTREAM. A You can also broadcast motion pictures live by connecting this unit and a smartphone that supports tethering.
  • Page 176: Preparations Before Using [Live Cast]

    Use linked services with “LUMIX CLUB” To use the Live Cast, access following website. http://lumixclub.panasonic.net/eng/c/ ≥ Log in to the “LUMIX CLUB” and register/set up the USTREAM on WEB service link setup. Set up a Wi-Fi connection between this unit and the wireless access point.
  • Page 177: Broadcasting Live

    Broadcasting live Press Wi-Fi button on this unit and touch [Live Cast]. ≥ If a “LUMIX CLUB” Login ID and Password has not been registered to this unit yet, enter them according to the screen. ≥ You can register up to three wireless access points. When connecting to a wireless access point, this unit will try to connect to wireless access points one after the other.
  • Page 178: About The Screen Indications In The Live Cast Mode

    ∫ About the screen indications in the Live Cast Mode Live broadcast indication Line quality 179) 1h23m Elapsed time of the live broadcast 10fps Frame rate 179) Number of people watching the live broadcast ≥ Up to 9999 viewers can be indicated.
  • Page 179: To Configure The E-Mail Delivery Settings

    ∫ To configure the e-mail delivery settings You can make the delivery setting of a broadcast notification e-mail and the setting for the scheduled time and date of the broadcast indicated in the e-mail. Touch [Send E-mail]. Touch [ON] or [OFF]. [ON]: Enables e-mailing.
  • Page 180 ≥ If the line for the smartphone is switched, communication may be interrupted. In that case, connect again. ∫ To save in USTREAM Touch [Save in USTREAM]. Touch [ON] or [OFF]. [ON]: Live motion pictures are saved on USTREAM. [OFF]: Select this option not to save on USTREAM.
  • Page 181: Install The "Image App

    152) j [Baby Monitor] 159) j [Hom.Monitor] 162) About the “Image App” The “Image App” is an application provided by Panasonic. For Android apps For iOS apps Android 2.3.3 or later iOS 6.0 or later (iPhone 3GS is not supported.)
  • Page 182: Setting Up A Wi-Fi Connection

    Wi-Fi [WX970] series/[VX870] series/[V770] series Setting Up a Wi-Fi Connection To use the Wi-Fi function, connect this unit to a wireless access point or smartphone via Wi-Fi. ≥ Depending on the Wi-Fi connection method, available Wi-Fi functions differ. Wi-Fi connection Connecting to a wireless access Setting up a direct connection to a methods...
  • Page 183: Using The [Wi-Fi Setup Wizard] To Set Up A Connection

    Using the [Wi-Fi Setup Wizard] to set up a connection With the smartphone application “Image App”, you can transfer the following information between the smartphone and this unit by using the NFC or QR code function. ≥ Set [Direct Connection Password] in [Wi-Fi Setup] to [ON]. 194) (The default setting is [OFF].) ≥...
  • Page 184 Connecting with Android (non-NFC-compatible) or iOS device Press Wi-Fi button on this unit and touch [Wi-Fi Setup]. Touch [Wi-Fi Setup Wizard]. Touch [YES]. Touch [QR code] or [Wi-Fi]. When [QR code] is selected Start up the smartphone application “Image App”. On the smartphone, select [QR code], and scan the QR code displayed on the screen of this unit.
  • Page 185: Connecting To A Wireless Access Point

    Connecting to a wireless access point Check if the wireless access point you are using is compatible with WPS j If the wireless access point is compatible with WPS: Proceed to the following [Easy Connection (WPS)] j If the wireless access point is not compatible with WPS: “Searching for wireless access points to set up a connection”...
  • Page 186: Searching For Wireless Access Points To Set Up A Connection

    Enter a PIN code to set the Wi-Fi connection Touch [PIN code] in Step 6. Touch the wireless access point to be connected. ≥ If you touch [Refresh], you can search for wireless access points again. ≥ If you touch and select a wireless access point, all characters will be displayed.
  • Page 187: Setting Up A Connection Manually

    (When there is an Encryption key (Password)) Enter the Password. ≥ For details on how to enter characters, refer to page 106. ≥ When the entry is complete, touch [Enter]. ≥ A message is displayed when the connection is complete. Touch [EXIT], and exit [Set Wireless Access Point].
  • Page 188: Setting Up A Direct Connection To A Smartphone

    (When selecting [WEP]/[TKIP]/[AES]) Touch [INPUT], then enter the Password. ≥ For details on how to enter characters, refer to page 106. ≥ When the entry is complete, touch [Enter]. ≥ A message is displayed when the connection is complete. Touch [EXIT], and exit [Set Wireless Access Point].
  • Page 189 [Easy Connection (WPS)] Press Wi-Fi button on this unit and touch [Wi-Fi Setup]. Touch [Direct Connection]. Touch [Change connection type]. Touch [Easy Connection (WPS)]. Set the smartphone to WPS Mode. Confirming that the Wi-Fi connection is complete j The status indicator of this unit is lit green is displayed on the screen Connecting with QR code Press Wi-Fi button on this unit and touch [Wi-Fi Setup].
  • Page 190: Connecting From The History

    Connecting by entering an SSID and Password Press Wi-Fi button and touch [Wi-Fi Setup]. Touch [Direct Connection]. Select the SSID displayed on this unit from the Wi-Fi setup menu. Enter the Password displayed on this unit’s screen on the smartphone. Confirming that the Wi-Fi connection is complete j The status indicator of this unit is lit green is displayed on the screen...
  • Page 191: If The Wi-Fi Connection Cannot Be Established

    If the Wi-Fi connection cannot be established ≥ Please refer to the operating instruction of the device in use for details about the setting of the wireless access point or smartphone. Problem Check points It cannot connect to the (General) wireless access point.
  • Page 192 Problem Check points The Wi-Fi connection is (Wireless Access Point Connection) not possible between this ≥ Make sure the smartphone is properly connected to the unit and a smartphone. wireless access point by checking the Wi-Fi settings of the smartphone. ≥...
  • Page 193: How To Use The [Wi-Fi Setup] Menu

    Wi-Fi [WX970] series/[VX870] series/[V770] series How to Use the [Wi-Fi Setup] Menu Configure various settings necessary to use the Wi-Fi function. When connected to Wi-Fi, the settings cannot be changed. Press Wi-Fi button on this unit and touch [Wi-Fi Setup]. Touch desired menu item.
  • Page 194 39, 195) [Wireless Sub Camera] You can use this unit as a Wireless Sub Camera. For the connection procedure and other details, check the website below. http://panasonic.jp/support/global/cs/e_cam [LUMIX CLUB] Please refer to page 197. [Start up using NFC] [ON]/[OFF] This item allows you to use NFC to turn on this unit, establish a remote connection, and configure the home monitoring settings.
  • Page 195: Device Name

    [Wi-Fi Password] [Setup]/[Delete] This will set/clear the Password to limit the startup of the Wi-Fi setting menu. By setting the Password, it will prevent erroneous operation, prevent wrongful use of the Wi-Fi function by third party, and protect the set personal information. Touch [Setup].
  • Page 196 [Wireless LAN setup] You can change or check your wireless LAN’s network settings, such as the [IP Address], [Subnet Mask] and [MAC Address]. [IP Address]/[Subnet Mask]/[Gateway]/[Primary DNS]/[Secondary DNS]/[MAC Address] ≥ If you touch [AUTO], the network settings are configured automatically. If you touch [MANUAL], you can set each item.
  • Page 197: Using The "Lumix Club

    When different Login IDs are acquired for this unit and the smartphone, change one of the Login ID and Password to the one you like to keep. Refer to the “LUMIX CLUB” site for details. http://lumixclub.panasonic.net/eng/c/ ≥ Set a wireless access point in [Set Wireless Access Point]. 185) Press Wi-Fi button on this unit and touch [Wi-Fi Setup].
  • Page 198: Delete Your Login Id And Account From The "Lumix Club

    “LUMIX CLUB”. Registering multiple WEB services will send images to all services simultaneously. ≥ Check the “FAQ/Contact us” on the following site for compatible WEB services. http://lumixclub.panasonic.net/eng/c/ Preparation: Make sure that you have created an account on the WEB service you want to use, and have the login information available.
  • Page 199: Wireless Twin Camera [Wx970] Series/[Vx870] Series

    These operating instructions describe the procedure for connecting this unit and a smartphone. For information on non-smartphone devices that support the Wireless Sub Camera function and the procedures for using them, check the support website below. (As of January 2015) http://panasonic.jp/support/global/cs/e_cam - 199 -...
  • Page 200: Notes On The Wireless Twin Camera Function

    Notes on the Wireless Twin Camera function The performance of the Wireless Twin Camera function varies depending on the surrounding radio wave conditions. Since the human body blocks radio waves, it is also influenced by how crowded the area is. ∫...
  • Page 201: Using A Smartphone As A Wireless Sub Camera

    Wireless Twin Camera [WX970] series/[VX870] series/[V770] series Using a Smartphone as a Wireless Sub Camera ≥ You need to turn on the Wi-Fi function of your smartphone. ≥ Exit the Twin Camera function. WX970 VX870 series/ series ≥ Set [REC FORMAT] to [AVCHD] or [MP4/iFrame]. Preparations before using the Wireless Twin Camera function Install the smartphone application “Image App”...
  • Page 202: When Connecting A Smartphone To This Unit As A Wireless Sub Camera For The First Time

    When connecting a smartphone to this unit as a Wireless Sub Camera for the first time If the device is Android (NFC-compatible) ∫ Using NFC to set up a connection ≥ Set the NFC function of the smartphone to on. ...
  • Page 203 If the device is Android (non-NFC-compatible) or iOS ≥ The QR code is not displayed when [Direct Connection Password] 194) is set to [OFF]. Refer to “Selecting this unit’s SSID and entering a password on the smartphone to set up a connection”...
  • Page 204 (When [Direct Connection Password] is set to [ON]) Touch [Wi-Fi] on the screen of this unit, and on the smartphone, set the SSID displayed on the screen of this unit. ≥ When using an Android device, perform the following operations: 1 Start up the smartphone application “Image App”.
  • Page 205: When Connecting For The Second Time Or Later

    On the smartphone, select [QR code] to scan the QR code displayed on the screen of this unit. ≥ When using an iOS device, perform the following operations: 1 Select the option that allows you to install the app on the profile screen of the “Image App”, and follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation.
  • Page 206: Recording With A Wireless Sub Camera (Wireless Twin Camera)

    Wireless Twin Camera [WX970] series/[VX870] series/[V770] series Recording with a Wireless Sub Camera (Wireless Twin Camera) ≥ The Sub Camera of this unit will be disabled. ≥ An image recorded with the Main Camera and the Wireless Sub Camera’s image displayed on the Sub Window are recorded as a single scene or still picture.
  • Page 207 ∫ Displaying or hiding the Sub Window Touch ≥ Each time you touch the icon, you can display or hide the Sub Window. ≥ When the Sub Window is hidden, the image of the smartphone will not be recorded. ∫ Sub Window size when using a Wireless Twin Camera The size of the image displayed on the Sub Window varies depending on the smartphone camera and the orientation of the smartphone.
  • Page 208    1 : Pink 2 : Green 3 : Orange  4 : Grey 5 : Drop shadow 6 : No frame    * This adds a drop shadow on the right and bottom sides. A [FRAMING] ≥...
  • Page 209 ≥ When you record still pictures by using the Wireless Twin Camera function, it may take longer than usual to achieve focus. ≥ The Fade function’s image effects do not affect the Sub Window. ≥ When no image is transmitted to the Sub Window continuously for approximately 4 minutes or longer, the Wi-Fi connection will be terminated.
  • Page 210: If The Wi-Fi Connection Cannot Be Established (Wireless Twin Camera)

    Wireless Twin Camera [WX970] series/[VX870] series/[V770] series If the Wi-Fi connection cannot be established (Wireless Twin Camera) ≥ For information on the setup of your smartphone, refer to its operating instructions. Problem Check points ≥ Make sure the smartphone is properly connected to this unit Cannot connect this unit by checking the Wi-Fi settings of the smartphone.
  • Page 211: With A Pc

    Check the website below to download/install the software. ≥ The software is available for download until the end of March 2018. http://panasonic.jp/support/global/cs/soft/download/f_ae52.html ≥ Refer to the operating instructions of HD Writer AE 5.2 (PDF file) for details on how to use it.
  • Page 212: Important Notice

    Important Notice ≥ When using an SDXC Memory Card, check the following support site. http://panasonic.net/avc/sdcard/information/SDXC.html ≥ Do not insert a disc recorded in AVCHD format with HD Writer AE 5.2 in a device that does not support the AVCHD format. In some cases the disc may get stuck in the device.
  • Page 213: Before Installing Hd Writer Ae 5.2

    Panasonic does not warrant that the operation of the Software will be uninterrupted or error Article 2 Use by a Third Party free. Panasonic or any of its distributors will not Licensee may not use, copy, modify, transfer, be liable for any damage suffered by Licensee rent, lease, lend or allow any third party, arising from or in connection with Licensee’s...
  • Page 214 Article 9 With regard to MICROSOFT SQL SERVER COMPACT 3.5 produced by Microsoft Corporation (1) Licensee shall use the MICROSOFT SQL SERVER COMPACT 3.5 only when included in the Software, and shall not use the MICROSOFT SQL SERVER COMPACT 3.5 in any other configuration or method.
  • Page 215: Operating Environment

    With a PC Operating environment ≥ Even if the system requirements mentioned in these operating instructions are fulfilled, some PCs cannot be used. WX970 VX870 series/ series ≥ Even if the system requirements are fulfilled, it may take some time to edit 4K motion pictures and it may not be possible to play them back smoothly.
  • Page 216 Display High Colour (16 bit) or more (32 bit or more recommended) Desktop resolution of 1024k768 pixels or more (1920k1080 pixels or more recommended) DirectX 9.0c compatible video card (DirectX 10 recommended) Compatible with DirectDraw overlay PCI Express™k16 compatible recommended Video memory of 256 MB or more recommended WX970 VX870...
  • Page 217 ∫ To use the HD Writer AE 5.2 You will need a high performance PC depending on the functions to be used. It may not properly play back or properly operate depending on the environment of the PC used. Refer to the operating environment and notes.
  • Page 218: Installation

    Check the website below to download/install the software. ≥ The software is available for download until the end of March 2018. http://panasonic.jp/support/global/cs/soft/download/f_ae52.html ∫ Uninstalling HD Writer AE 5.2 Follow the steps below to uninstall any software applications that you no longer require.
  • Page 219: Connecting To A Pc

    ≥ When performing reading/writing between a PC and an SD card, be aware that some SD card slots built into PCs and some SD card readers are not compatible with the SDHC Memory Card or SDXC Memory Card. ≥ When using an SDXC Memory Card, check the following support site. http://panasonic.net/avc/sdcard/information/SDXC.html - 219 -...
  • Page 220: To Disconnect Usb Cable Safely

    ∫ Charging the battery by connecting it to different devices When using the battery, if you turn off the unit and connect it to a PC, Panasonic Blu-ray disc recorder or Panasonic DVD recorder, the battery will charge. ≥ When connecting this unit to a PC for the first time, make sure to connect this unit to the PC with this unit turned on.
  • Page 221: About The Pc Display

    About the PC display When the unit is connected to a PC, it is recognised as an external drive. ≥ Removable disk (Example: ) is displayed in [Computer]. WX970M VX870M V770M V770M We recommend using HD Writer AE 5.2 to Example folder structure of built-in memory: copy motion picture data.
  • Page 222 ∫ Copying your still pictures to your PC Card reader function (mass storage) Still pictures recorded with this unit can be copied to the PC with Explorer or other programmes. Double-click the folder that contains the still pictures. ([DCIM] # [100CDPFQ] etc.) Drag and drop the still pictures onto the destination folder (on the PC’s HDD).
  • Page 223: Starting Hd Writer Ae 5.2

    The software cannot be used with the user name for a guest account. (On the PC) Select [Start] # [All Programs] # [Panasonic] # [HD Writer AE 5.2] # [HD Writer AE 5.2]. ≥ For details on how to use the software applications, read the PDF operating instructions of the software.
  • Page 224: If Using Mac (Mass Storage)

    With a PC If using Mac (mass storage) ≥ HD Writer AE 5.2 is not available for Mac. ≥ iMovie and Final Cut Pro X supported. For details about iMovie and Final Cut Pro X, please contact Apple Inc. ∫ Operating environment OS X v10.9 Intel Core 2 Duo or better 2 GB or more...
  • Page 225: Indications

    Others Indications WX970 series VX870 series V770 series WX970M VX870M V770M V770M ∫ Recording indications Motion Picture Recording Mode Still Picture Recording Mode  R 3000 1h30m 0h00m00s 1h30m R 1h20m MEGA 2.1M PRE-REC  1/100 OPEN  Eye-Fi transfer 149) Remaining battery power Intelligent Auto Mode...
  • Page 226 R3000 Remaining number of still HDR Effect pictures WX970 VX870 series/ series AF/AE tracking 25.9M 14M 2.1M 20.4M 10.9M 0.3M 20M 10.6M Level Shot Function Touch Shutter V770 V760 series/ Manual Focus 8M 0.3M 20M 10.6M 24M 12.6M 2.1M 18M White Balance Number of recording pixels for still pictures 1/100...
  • Page 227: Playback Indications

    Auto Focus Single Relay-recorded scene Miniature-recorded scene Recording mode switching icon MINI Time lapse-recorded scene 15. 11. 2015 Date indication 12:34 Time indication Scenes saved with Highlight ∫ Playback indications Playback 107) Eye-Fi transfer status 147) 1/;/5/ /7/8/9/:/ ∫ Indication of connection to D/E/;1/2;...
  • Page 228 ∫ Confirmatory indications –– (Time The built-in battery is low. display) Warning for recording of yourself SD card is not inserted or is incompatible. ∫ Indication of Wireless Twin Camera [WX970] series/[VX870] series/[V770] series Startup/disconnect icon for Wireless Twin Camera 202) Wi-Fi connection status (Wireless Twin Camera)
  • Page 229: Messages

    ≥ Use a battery that is compatible with this unit. If using a Panasonic battery compatible with this unit, remove the battery and then insert it again. If the message appears even after repeating this several times, this unit needs repair.
  • Page 230: About Recovery

    About recovery If faulty management information is found, the messages may appear and a repair is performed. (Repairing may take time depending on the error.) is displayed when abnormal management information is detected when the scenes are ≥ displayed in thumbnail. ≥...
  • Page 231: Troubleshooting

    Others Troubleshooting ∫ It is not a malfunction in following cases A clicking sound is heard ≥ This is the sound of the lens moving and is not a defect. when the unit is shaken. This sound will no longer be heard when the unit is turned on and set this unit to the Motion Picture Recording Mode or Still Picture Recording Mode.
  • Page 232 Indication Problem Check points Remaining battery ≥ The remaining battery capacity indication is an indication is not displayed approximation. properly. If the remaining battery capacity indication is not displayed correctly, fully charge the battery, discharge it and then charge it again. Recording Problem Check points...
  • Page 233 Playback Problem Check points Scenes cannot be deleted. ≥ Release the protect setting. 122) ≥ Any scenes/still pictures where the thumbnails are displayed cannot be deleted. If the scenes/still pictures are unnecessary, format the media to erase the data. Please be aware that if a media is formatted then all the data recorded on the media is erased and cannot be recovered.
  • Page 234 With a PC Problem Check points When connected by the ≥ After re-inserting the SD card into the unit, reconnect the USB cable, this unit is not supplied USB cable. detected by the PC. ≥ Select another USB terminal on the PC. ≥...
  • Page 235 “LUMIX CLUB” Login ID and registered wireless access points will be deleted. I have forgotten the Login ≥ Check the information in the login screen of “LUMIX CLUB”. ID or Password for the http://lumixclub.panasonic.net/eng/c/ “LUMIX CLUB”. Others Problem Check points If the SD card is inserted in ≥...
  • Page 236 ∫ If AVCHD scenes do not change smoothly when played back on another device The images may be still for several seconds at the joins between the scenes if the following operations are performed when multiple scenes have been continuously played back using another unit.
  • Page 237: Cautions For Use

    Others Cautions for use When you use the unit in a sandy or dusty About this unit place such as a beach, do not let sand or fine dust get into the body and terminals of the unit. The unit and the SD card become warm Also, keep the unit away from sea water.
  • Page 238: About The Battery

    ≥ To store the battery for a long period of time, we recommend you charge it once every year memory carefully. Panasonic will not be held and store it again after you have completely responsible in the unlikely case that private data is divulged.
  • Page 239: About The Ac Adaptor

    If you drop the battery accidentally, check to About status indicator during see if the terminals are damaged. charging ≥ Inserting a battery with damaged terminals can damage the unit. When the status indicator is flashing at a Do not throw an old battery into fire. particularly fast or slow rate, the following ≥...
  • Page 240: Lcd Monitor

    About the SD card LCD monitor When disposing of or giving away the SD ≥ When the LCD screen is dirty or card, note that: condensation has occurred, please wipe it ≥ Formatting and deletion of data on this unit or using a soft cloth such as eyeglass cleaner.
  • Page 241 Please note in advance that Panasonic is not liable in any way for any direct or indirect damage from the alteration or vanishing of information or personal information.
  • Page 242: About Copyright

    LLC in the United States and other countries. the registered trademarks or trademarks of ™ ≥ HDAVI Control is a trademark of Panasonic the manufacturers who developed the system Corporation. or product concerned. ™...
  • Page 243: Recording Modes/Approximate Recordable Time

    Others Recording modes/approximate recordable time ≥ SD cards are only mentioned with their main memory size. The stated times are the approximate recordable times for continuous recording.   Recording format [AVCHD] [1080/50i] Recording mode [1080/50p] [PH] [HA] [HG] [HE] 1920k1080/ 1920k1080/ 1920k1080/...
  • Page 244 ≥ Use time in the row of 4 GB in above table as a guideline for the time that can be copied onto one DVD disc (4.7 GB). WX970 VX870 V770 series/ series/ series ≥ Recordable times will be approximately half the times in the above table when Backup for Twin Camera is in operation.
  • Page 245: Approximate Number Of Recordable Pictures

    Others Approximate number of recordable pictures ≥ SD cards are only mentioned with their main memory size. The stated number is the approximate number of recordable pictures. WX970 VX870 series/ series (Still picture recording mode) 25.9M 2.1M Picture size 6784k3816 4992k2808 1920k1080 Aspect ratio...
  • Page 246 V770 V760 series/ 12.6M 2.1M Picture size 6528k3672 4736k2664 1920k1080 Aspect ratio 16:9 4 GB 3200 SD card 16 GB 1100 2100 12500 64 GB 4700 8500 52000 16 GB 1100 2100 12500 Built-in memory 0.3M Picture size 4896k3672 3264k2448 640k480 Aspect ratio 4 GB...
  • Page 247: Optional Accessories

    Others Optional accessories Some optional accessories may not be available in some countries. Attaching the Conversion Lens/ Attaching the supplied shoe Filter Kit adaptor Attach the Wide Conversion Lens You can attach a variety of optional (VW-W4907H: optional) ND filter or MC accessories to the shoe adaptor.
  • Page 248: About The Remote Pan Tilt Cradle

    About the Remote Pan Tilt Cradle If you connect this unit to the Remote Pan Tilt Cradle VW-CTR1 (optional) by USB cable, this unit can automatically track the movement of the subject being recorded. This unit zooms in/out the image automatically, and the Remote Pan Tilt Cradle pans and tilts this unit. WX970 VX870 V770...
  • Page 249 Touch [Remote Pan Tilt Cradle]. ≥ The Remote Pan Tilt Cradle Mode selection screen is displayed. ≥ If you have touched an item other than [Remote Pan Tilt Cradle] or if the Remote Pan Tilt Cradle is not recognised correctly, reconnect the USB cable. ≥...
  • Page 250 Using the Remote Pan Tilt Cradle ≥ Connecting the Remote Pan Tilt Cradle to this unit. 248) ≥ Set [Panning Angle]/[Tilt Angle]/[Tilt Speed] in advance. 254) Touch the desired Remote Pan Tilt Cradle Mode. Operation of the Mode Description Remote Pan Tilt Cradle The operation is At an event such as a party, recording will be automatic.
  • Page 251 Press the recording start/stop button. (When [Party Scene]/[Moving Object] is selected) ≥ Before recording starts, the Remote Pan Tilt Cradle rotates and returns to its home position. It takes time until recording starts. ≥ The Remote Pan Tilt Cradle operates within the range set in advance. (When [Manual]/[Preset Positions] is selected) ≥...
  • Page 252 Touch ≥ The Remote Pan Tilt Cradle moves to the next position at approximately 5 second intervals. ≥ If you touch [Stop] while the Remote Pan Tilt Cradle is moving, it will stop midway. Cyclic Mode will be deactivated. ≥ If you touch [Pause] and touch another position button, Cyclic Mode will be deactivated. The Remote Pan Tilt Cradle will move to the position of the position button you have touched.
  • Page 253 (About [Party Scene]/[Moving Object]) ≥ Still pictures cannot be recorded during Motion picture recording. ≥ Depending on recording conditions, the colour tone of the image being recorded may change or subjects may not be recorded automatically in cases such as the following: j The subject is too large or too small j The background and the subject are similar in colour j The recording location is dark...
  • Page 254 Remote Pan Tilt Cradle settings When the Remote Pan Tilt Cradle is connected to this unit, the Remote Pan Tilt Cradle setup menu can be set. ≥ Connecting the Remote Pan Tilt Cradle to this unit 248) Touch [SETUP] in the Remote Pan Tilt Cradle Mode screen. Touch desired menu item.
  • Page 255 You can update the firmware version of the Remote Pan Tilt Cradle. For the latest update information, check the support website below. (As of December 2014) http://panasonic.jp/support/global/cs/e_cam (This Site is English only) ≥ Before updating this unit, update the Remote Pan Tilt Cradle.
  • Page 256 Panasonic Corporation Web site: http://www.panasonic.com...