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Owner's Manual
High Definition Video Camera
4K Video Camera
HC-V770
HC-WX970
Model No.
Model No.
HC-VX870
Please read these instructions carefully before using this product,
and save this manual for future use.
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(U.S. customers only)
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  • Page 1 Owner’s Manual High Definition Video Camera 4K Video Camera HC-V770 HC-WX970 Model No. Model No. HC-VX870 Please read these instructions carefully before using this product, and save this manual for future use. Register online at www.panasonic.com/register (U.S. customers only) SQW0239...
  • Page 2: Read This First

    When taking the unit to a place which has a HD Writer AE 5.2. different temperature, if the unit is accustomed j Copy the image to a Panasonic Blu-ray to the room temperature of the destination for disc recorder that supports AVCHD about one hour, condensation can be Progressive.
  • Page 3 SD Memory Card HC-VX870 [VX870] VX870 Specifications. ≥ Refer to page for more details on SD HC-V770 [V770] V770 cards. ∫ For the purposes of this This owner’s manual is designed for use with models , and...
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Contents Read this first ..........2 Advanced (Recording) Preparation Using the zoom ..........43 Zoom ratio during the Still Picture Names and Functions of Main Parts .... 7 Recording Mode........43 Power supply..........11 Level Shot Function........44 Inserting/removing the battery ....11 Recording with the Sub Camera Charging the battery ......
  • Page 5 Advanced (Playback) Copy/Dubbing Playback Operations ........93 Copying/playing back with Motion picture playback using a USB HDD..........130 operation icon ........93 Preparing for copying/playing back..130 Creating still picture from Simple copy ......... 133 motion picture ........95 Copy selected files....... 133 Highlight &...
  • Page 6 Setting Up a Wi-Fi Connection ....175 With a PC Using the [Wi-Fi Setup Wizard] to set up a connection ........176 Connecting to a wireless What you can do with a PC .......204 access point......... 178 Before Installing HD Writer AE 5.2..206 Setting up a direct connection to Operating environment......208 a 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] 237) Multi Manual Dial [CAMERA FUNCTION] Recording/playback button [ 64, 89) Video light 77, 92) Level Shot Function button [...
  • Page 8 SD card cover Shoe adaptor mounting part Access lamp [ACCESS] [SHOE ADAPTOR] 237) Card slot Status indicator 17, 175) Photoshot button [ Recording start/stop button Zoom lever [W/T] (In Motion Picture LCD monitor (Touch screen) Recording Mode or Still Picture Recording Mode) 43)/ Thumbnail display switch [...
  • 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 Wi-Fi button [Wi-Fi] NFC touch area [ 147, 156, 195) 145, 152, 155, 162, 164, 168, 183, 186) Wi-Fi Transmitter 144) WX970 VX870 Infrared light WX970 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 213. ≥ If the status indicator flashes at a particularly fast or slow rate, refer to page 231. ≥ 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.
  • 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]/[VX870] 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: 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 25 ≥ 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 26: 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 27: Recording Still Pictures In Motion Picture Recording Mode

    ∫ About the screen indications in Still Picture Recording Mode R3000 R3000 R3000 Still picture operation indicator 217) 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 28: 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 [PICT. SETUP] # [MEDIA, VIDEO/PICTURE]. Select the still picture C or the recording ...
  • Page 29 ≥ The following icons are displayed on thumbnails when [ALL AVCHD] or [1080/60i] is touched: j AVCHD [1080/60p] scene: j AVCHD [PH] scene: j AVCHD [HA] scene: j AVCHD [HG] scene: j AVCHD [HE] scene: ≥ The following icons are displayed on thumbnails when [ALL MP4/iFrame] is touched: j MP4 [1080/60p] scene: (Blue) (Recording mode [1080/50M]) (Recording mode [1080/28M])
  • Page 30: 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 31: 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 32: 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 33 (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 34: Date/Time

    [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 35: 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 36 [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 37: 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 38 [INITIAL SET] Set to [YES] for changing the menu settings back to the default condition. : [SETUP] # [INITIAL SET] MENU ≥ Settings for [CLOCK SET] and [LANGUAGE] will not be changed. ≥ If you restore the default settings, this unit will switch to the Motion Picture Recording Mode. [Reset Wi-Fi Settings] Set to [YES] for changing the Wi-Fi settings back to the default condition.
  • Page 39: Format Media

    [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 only : [SETUP] # [NUMBER RESET] MENU ≥ Folder number is updated and file number will start from 0001. 214) ≥...
  • Page 40: Firmware Upgrade

    : [SETUP] # [Firmware Upgrade] 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 41 [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 canceled. [Eye-Fi TRANSFER] This item is displayed only when an Eye-Fi card is inserted. Please refer to page 140.
  • Page 42 [ONLINE MANUAL] You can check how to access the website where you can download the Owner’s Manual (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 43: 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 44: 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 45: Recording With The Sub Camera (Twin Camera) [Wx970]

    Advanced (Recording) Recording with the Sub Camera (Twin Camera) [WX970]  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 46: 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 47 ∫ 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 48: 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 49 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 50 (When [FOCUS] is touched) Touch [AF] or [AFS]. ≥ The center 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 51: Recording With The Backup For Twin Camera Function

    Advanced (Recording) Recording with the Backup for Twin Camera Function 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 52 ≥ 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 53: 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 ≥ Mode Effect You can switch the mode to the Intelligent Auto Mode, which optimizes settings to the recording environment Intelligent Auto you are in.
  • Page 54: 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 55: Intelligent Auto Mode

    ∫ Intelligent Auto Mode When switching to Intelligent Auto Mode, the Automatic White Balance and Auto Focus operate and automatically adjust the color balance and focusing. Depending on the brightness of the subject etc., the aperture and shutter speed are automatically adjusted for an optimum brightness.
  • Page 56: 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 color balance)
  • Page 57: 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 58: Time Lapse Rec

    [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 color balance) Touch ≥ The level of color balance is switched every time you touch the icon. (Blue) # (Red) # (Yellow)
  • Page 59: Hdr Movie Mode

    ≥ Audio cannot be recorded. ≥ [REC MODE] is set to [HA]. ≥ The shortest motion picture recording time is 1 second. ≥ The color balance and focus may not be adjusted automatically depending on the light source or scene. If so, manually adjust those settings. 65, 67) ≥...
  • Page 60: 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 61: Full Hd Slow Motion Video

    ≥ (Sports) j During normal playback, the image movement may not look smooth. j Color 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 Color and screen brightness may change under indoor lighting.
  • Page 62: Photo Mode [Wx970]/[Vx870]

    ≥ 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 If you switch to FULL HD Slow Motion Video Mode when [REC FORMAT] is set to [4K MP4], the [REC FORMAT] setting will change to [MP4/iFrame] and the [REC MODE] setting of [1080/28M] will be selected for [MP4/iFrame].
  • Page 63: 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 64: 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 65: White Balance

    White Balance Automatic White Balance function may not reproduce natural colors 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 64. Touch [WB].
  • Page 66: 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 64. Touch [SHTR] or [IRIS].
  • Page 67: 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 64. Rotate the Multi Manual Dial to set focus.
  • Page 68 Using the Expanded Focus Assist function [WX970]/[VX870] 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. ≥ When [MF ASSIST] is set to [ON], in-focus portions are highlighted in blue. (Between 3 k and 5 k ) (Between 5.5 k and 10 k ) 3.0X...
  • Page 69 ∫ 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 70: 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 71: 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 72: 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 73: 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 74: 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 75: 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 canceled when the recording stops. ∫ To select the color for fade in/out (Fade out) : [RECORD SETUP] # [FADE COLOR] # MENU...
  • Page 76: Backlight Compensation

    Self-timer This is for recording still pictures using the timer. Each time the icon is selected, the indication changes by one setting in the following order: Ø10 (Records after 10 seconds) # Ø2 (Records after 2 seconds) # setting canceled ≥...
  • Page 77: 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 78 V770 Each time the icon is selected, the indication changes by one setting in the following order: ([COLOR]) # [OFF] ([COLOR]): Allows you to record color images in very low light situations. OFF: Cancel the setting. ≥ Using a tripod is recommended. ≥...
  • Page 79: 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 80: Zoom Mode

    [ZOOM MODE] Set the maximum zoom ratio for the Motion Picture Recording Mode. : [RECORD SETUP] # [ZOOM MODE] # desired setting MENU WX970 VX870 [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 81: 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 only...
  • Page 82: Face Framing

    ≥ When [REC FORMAT] is set to [MP4/iFrame] [1080/50M] Set the recording format to 1080/60p (50 Mbps). [1080/28M] Set the recording format to 1080/60p (28 Mbps). [720] Set the recording format to 720/30p. [iFrame] Set the recording format to iFrame. You can record motion pictures in 1080/60p (1920k1080/60 progressive), the best AVCHD picture quality for this unit.
  • Page 83 [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 84: 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 1/30 or more depending on the surrounding brightness. ≥...
  • Page 85 [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 86 [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 87: 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 88: 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 When [REC FORMAT] is set to [4K MP4]...
  • Page 89: 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 90: 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 91 ∫ Picture size in Motion Picture Recording Mode ≥ Set this unit to Motion Picture Recording Mode : [PICTURE] # [PICTURE SIZE] # desired setting MENU WX970 VX870 (When [REC FORMAT] is set to [4K MP4]) Picture size Aspect ratio 6016k3384 20.4M 16:9...
  • Page 92: 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 93: Advanced (Playback)

    Advanced (Playback) Playback Operations Motion picture playback using operation icon For details on the basic playback operations, refer to page 28. 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 94 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 95: 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 (1920k1080/30p)
  • Page 96: 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 97: 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 [1080/60p] in [MP4/ iFrame].
  • Page 98: 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 99 ≥ 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 [1080/60p] in [AVCHD] Scenes recorded with [1080/50M]/[1080/28M] in [MP4/iFrame] Scenes saved in MP4 (1920k1080/30p) 121) Scenes recorded with [720] in [MP4/iFrame]...
  • Page 100: Highlight Playback

    Highlight Playback Part that was recognized 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 favorite scenes and setting up to extract those scenes.
  • Page 101: Setting Up The Custom Effect

    s Scenes that were converted to MP4 scenes and copied (with the MP4 conversion function) 121) WX970 VX870 Excluding scenes that were converted from 4K MP4 scenes ∫ Setting up the custom effect It is possible to enjoy the Highlight Playback with your favorite effect by setting up the combination of an image effect and music.
  • Page 102: 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. [FAVORITE SCENE SETUP] Set up the favorite scenes. 103) [FAVORITE SCENE PLAY] Set up if the favorite scenes are to be included in the Highlight Playback or not.
  • Page 103: Checking The Favorite Scenes

    ∫ Checking the favorite scenes Touch the scenes to be played back. 0h01m30s 0h01m30s 0h01m30s Touch [Add] and add the favorite part. ≥ Approximately 4 seconds before and after touching [Add] will be added as favorite. ≥ Number of favorite scenes that can be added are 1 to 14. (Number of scenes that can be added differs depending on the scenes ...
  • Page 104: 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 recognized as clearly recorded is short.
  • Page 105: Saving The Highlight Playback

    Saving the Highlight Playback The scenes put together as a Highlight Playback can be saved as a single scene. The recorded scenes can be saved in the SD card. Stop the playback of the Highlight Playback or wait until the Highlight Playback is finished.
  • Page 106: 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 4K MP4 scene...
  • Page 107 ≥ When saving a manually edited scene, check the free space on the SD card. 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 Free space required...
  • Page 108: 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 109 ∫ To save a manually-edited scene You can save manually edited scenes as a single scene. The recorded scenes can be saved in the SD card. Stop the playback of a manually-edited scene or wait until the playback is finished. Touch [SAVE].
  • Page 110: 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. ≥ You cannot select scenes recorded as Backup for Twin Camera. ≥ Scenes recorded before the birthday are not displayed. ≥...
  • Page 111 ≥ 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 112: 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. [SLIDE INTERVAL] Select the interval between still pictures at playback. [EFFECT SETUP] Select the effect for playback.
  • Page 113 (When [MUSIC SELECT] is selected) Touch the desired sound. ≥ Touch [ENTER]. ≥ [USER BGM] lets you use the music stored on your smartphone. To set [USER BGM], use the Wi-Fi function [Link to Cell] and create Highlight Playback from the smartphone app “Image App”. The music data will be saved in this unit as [USER BGM].
  • Page 114: 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 63. Touch ≥ The recording group created most recently in Stop Motion Animation Assist Mode is displayed.
  • Page 115: 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 116 When you stop deleting halfway: Touch [CANCEL] while deleting. ≥ The scenes or still pictures that have already been deleted when the deletion is canceled cannot be restored. To complete editing: Touch [Return]. , selecting [EDIT SCENE] # [DELETE] # [ALL ≥...
  • Page 117: Deleting Part Of A Scene (Avchd/Backup For Twin Camera)

    Deleting part of a scene (AVCHD/Backup for Twin Camera) 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 118: Dividing A Scene (Avchd/Backup For Twin Camera)

    Dividing a scene (AVCHD/Backup for Twin Camera) 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. ≥ Press the recording/playback button to switch this unit to the Playback Mode, and touch the play mode select icon.
  • Page 119: Dividing A Scene To Partially Delete (4K Mp4/Mp4/Iframe)

    Dividing a scene to partially delete (4K MP4/MP4/ iFrame) WX970 VX870 Divide the 4K MP4 scenes or MP4/iFrame scenes, and delete unnecessary parts. V770 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 120: 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 121: Convert To Mp4

    Advanced (Playback) Convert to MP4 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 (1280k720/30p) or MP4 (640k360/30p)). WX970 VX870 ≥...
  • Page 122 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 123: 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 124: 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 125 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 127) ≥ Listening in 5.1 channel sound (AVCHD) 127) ≥...
  • Page 126 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 127: 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. ( 128) ≥...
  • Page 128: Playback Using Viera Link

    ≥ VIERA Link™ is a new name for EZ Sync™. ≥ 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 129 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 130: Copy/Dubbing

    ≥ 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 131 (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 132 ∫ 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 133: Simple Copy

    Simple copy Connect this unit to the USB HDD to prepare for copying. ( 130) Touch [Simple copy]. ≥ When [Copy selected files] or [Playback HDD] is selected, terminate the connection with the USB 134), and then perform the operation of Step 1. Touch [YES].
  • Page 134: 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 135 ≥ 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. ≥ Scenes recorded as Backup for Twin Camera will be saved as normal AVCHD scenes when copied to the USB HDD.
  • Page 136: 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 139. 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 137: 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. ∫ To dub using equipment with a USB terminal You can dub by connecting a USB cable. ≥...
  • Page 138 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 139: 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 a Composite video 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 140: 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 141: 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 142 ≥ 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 143: 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 144 ∫ 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 145: [Link To Cell]

    Wi-Fi [Link to Cell] 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 146 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 147: Using [Link To Cell] With A Direct Connection

    Using [Link to Cell] 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 148: Using [Link To Cell] 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 149: About [Link To Cell]

    ∫ 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 [Link to Cell]. ≥ It will go into connection standby for remote operation. Start up the smartphone application “Image App”. ≥...
  • Page 150 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 151: In Playback Mode

    ∫ In Playback Mode ≥ Playback *1, 2 /MP4/Backup ( Backup for Twin Camera ) / ≥ Switching between thumbnails (AVCHD/4K MP4 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. j Depending on your smartphone, scenes recorded in MP4 format may not be copied.
  • Page 152: [Baby Monitor]

    Wi-Fi [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. This unit can also send a notification to the smartphone whenever the baby cries.
  • Page 153: 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 154 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 155: [Home Cam]

    Wi-Fi [Home Cam] 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. ≥ If [CLOCK SET] 21) is not set correctly, [Home Cam] cannot be used.
  • Page 156: Using [Home Cam]

    Using [Home Cam] ≥ Perform the home monitoring operation on the smartphone. 160) ≥ 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 157: 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 158 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 159: Image Quality

    Image 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 160: 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 161: 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 162: [Dlna Play]

    Wi-Fi [DLNA Play] Connecting this unit to a DLNA-compatible device via Wi-Fi, you can playback scenes and still pictures on the DLNA device.  A DLNA-compatible Device ≥ Please read the operating instructions for the TV about connecting TV to the wireless access point.
  • Page 163: 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 (1280k720/30p) or MP4 (640k360/30p) Press Wi-Fi button on this unit and touch [DLNA Play].
  • Page 164: [Copy]

    Wi-Fi [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 165 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 166: Copying To A Pc

    Copying to a PC ≥ Create a shared folder (destination folder) on the PC. 165) 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 [Manual Setting].
  • Page 167 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 168: [Live Cast]

    Wi-Fi [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 169: 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 170: 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 171: About The Screen Indications In The Live Cast Mode

    ∫ About the screen indications in the Live Cast Mode Live broadcast indication Image quality 172) 1h23m Elapsed time of the live broadcast 10fps Frame rate 172) Number of people watching the live broadcast ≥ Up to 9999 viewers can be indicated.
  • Page 172: 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 173 ∫ 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. ∫ To set the image quality of a motion picture you simultaneously broadcast and record Touch [REC MODE].
  • Page 174: Install The "Image App

    [Baby Monitor] 152) j [Home Cam] 155) 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 175: Setting Up A Wi-Fi Connection

    Wi-Fi 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 point...
  • Page 176: 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]. 187) (The default setting is [OFF].) ≥...
  • Page 177 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 178: 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 [WPS Connection] j If the wireless access point is not compatible with WPS: “Searching for wireless access points to set up a connection”...
  • Page 179: 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 180: 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 104. ≥ When the entry is complete, touch [Enter]. ≥ A message is displayed when the connection is complete. Touch [ENTER], and exit [Wireless Settings].
  • Page 181: 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 104. ≥ When the entry is complete, touch [Enter]. ≥ A message is displayed when the connection is complete. Touch [ENTER], and exit [Wireless Settings].
  • Page 182 [WPS Connection] Press Wi-Fi button on this unit and touch [Wi-Fi Setup]. Touch [Direct Connection]. Touch [Change connection type]. Touch [WPS Connection]. 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 183: 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 184: 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 185 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 186: How To Use The [Wi-Fi Setup] Menu

    Wi-Fi 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. [Wireless Settings] You can add or delete wireless access points, or rearrange the display order of wireless access points.
  • Page 187 38, 188) [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 190. [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 188: Device Name

    [Menu 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 189 [IP Address/DNS Settings] 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 190: 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 [Wireless Settings]. 178) Press Wi-Fi button on this unit and touch [Wi-Fi Setup].
  • Page 191: 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 192: Wireless Twin Camera

    This owner’s manual 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 - 192 -...
  • Page 193: 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 194: Using A Smartphone As A Wireless Sub Camera

    Wireless Twin Camera 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 ≥ Set [REC FORMAT] to [AVCHD] or [MP4/iFrame]. Preparations before using the Wireless Twin Camera function Install the smartphone application “Image App”...
  • Page 195: 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 196 If the device is Android (non-NFC-compatible) or iOS ≥ The QR code is not displayed when [Direct Connection Password] 187) is set to [OFF]. Refer to “Selecting this unit’s SSID and entering a password on the smartphone to set up a connection”...
  • Page 197 (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 198: 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 199: Recording With A Wireless Sub Camera (Wireless Twin Camera)

    Wireless Twin Camera 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. When you play back such a scene or still picture, it is not possible to delete only the Sub Window image or hide it.
  • Page 200 ∫ 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 201    1 : Pink 2 : Green 3 : Orange  4 : Gray 5 : Drop shadow 6 : No frame    * This adds a drop shadow on the right and bottom sides. A [FRAMING] ≥...
  • Page 202 ≥ 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 203: If The Wi-Fi Connection Cannot Be Established (Wireless Twin Camera)

    Wireless Twin Camera 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 204: 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 205: 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 206: 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 207 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 208: Operating Environment

    With a PC Operating environment ≥ Even if the system requirements mentioned in this owner’s manual are fulfilled, some PCs cannot be used. WX970 VX870 ≥ 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 209 Display High Color (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 210 ∫ 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 211: 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 212: 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 - 212 -...
  • Page 213: To Disconnect Usb Cable Safely

    SD card.) ∫ 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.
  • Page 214: About The Pc Display

    About the PC display When the unit is connected to a PC, it is recognized as an external drive. ≥ Removable disk (Example: ) is displayed in [Computer]. 7 iFrame format motion picture files We recommend using HD Writer AE 5.2 to ([S1000001.MP4] etc.) copy motion picture data.
  • Page 215: 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 216: If Using Mac (Mass Storage)

    With a PC If using Mac (mass storage) ≥ HD Writer AE 5.2 is not compatible with 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 217: Indications

    Others Indications WX970 VX870 ∫ Recording indications Motion Picture Recording Mode Still Picture Recording Mode  0h00m00s 1h30m R 3000 1h30m R 1h20m MEGA 2.1M PRE-REC  1/100 OPEN  Remaining battery power 1h30m Remaining battery time Intelligent Auto Mode (White) Card recording possible status (Green) Recognizing the card...
  • Page 218 WX970 VX870 Level Shot Function 25.9M 14M 2.1M 20.4M 10.9M 0.3M 20M 10.6M Touch Shutter Manual Focus V770 8M 0.3M 20M 10.6M 24M 12.6M 2.1M 18M White Balance 1/100 Shutter Speed Number of recording pixels for still pictures OPEN/F2.0 Iris value 27, 90, 95) Gain value In Playback Mode, the picture size is not...
  • Page 219: Playback Indications

    NOV 15 2015 Date indication Time lapse-recorded scene 12:34PM Time indication Scenes saved with Highlight ∫ Playback indications Playback 105) Eye-Fi transfer status 140) /7/8/9/:/ 1/;/5/ D/E/;1/2; ∫ Indication of connection to Wi-Fi Display during playback 29, 93) 0h00m00s Playback Time Wi-Fi connection status (wireless No.10 Scene Number...
  • Page 220 ∫ 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 Startup/disconnect icon for Wireless Twin Camera 195) Wi-Fi connection status (Wireless Twin Camera) 199) ∫...
  • Page 221: 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 222: 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 223: 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 224 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 225 Playback Problem Check points Scenes cannot be deleted. ≥ Release the protect setting. 120) ≥ 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 226 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 227 “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 228 ∫ 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 229: 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 230: About The Battery

    When you are not going to use the unit for If you drop the battery accidentally, check to an extended time see if the terminals are damaged. ≥ When storing the unit in a cupboard or ≥ Inserting a battery with damaged terminals cabinet, it is recommended that you place a can damage the unit.
  • Page 231 About status indicator during About the SD card charging When disposing of or giving away the SD card, note that: When the status indicator is flashing at a ≥ Formatting and deletion of data on this unit or particularly fast or slow rate, the following computer only changes the file management should be considered.
  • Page 232: Lcd Monitor

    Please note in advance that Panasonic is not Extremely high precision technology is liable in any way for any direct or indirect employed to produce the LCD Monitor damage from the alteration or vanishing of screen.
  • Page 233: About Copyright

    Digital Living LLC in the United States and other countries. Network Alliance. ™ ≥ VIERA Link is a trademark of Panasonic ≥ QR Code is a registered trademark of Corporation. DENSO WAVE INCORPORATED. ™ ≥ EZ Sync is a trademark of Panasonic ≥...
  • Page 234: Recording Modes/Approximate Recordable Time

    Others Recording modes/approximate recordable time ≥ The stated times are the approximate recordable times for continuous recording.   Recording format [AVCHD] [1080/60i] Recording mode [1080/60p] [PH] [HA] [HG] [HE] 1920k1080/ 1920k1080/ 1920k1080/ 1920k1080/ 1920k1080/ Picture size/Frame rate 4 GB 19 min 21 min 30 min...
  • Page 235: Approximate Number Of Recordable Pictures

    Others Approximate number of recordable pictures ≥ The stated number is the approximate number of recordable pictures. WX970 VX870 (Still picture recording mode) 25.9M 2.1M Picture size 6784k3816 4992k2808 1920k1080 Aspect ratio 16:9 4 GB 3200 SD card 16 GB 1000 1900 12500...
  • Page 236 V770 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 0.3M Picture size 4896k3672 3264k2448 640k480 Aspect ratio 4 GB 28000 SD card 16 GB 1500 3100 117000...
  • Page 237: 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 238: 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. Using Wi-Fi functions in combination with the Remote Pan Tilt Cradle The Remote Pan Tilt Cradle can also be used by the following Wi-Fi functions.
  • Page 239 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 recognized correctly, reconnect the USB cable. ≥...
  • Page 240 Using the Remote Pan Tilt Cradle ≥ Connecting the Remote Pan Tilt Cradle to this unit. 238) ≥ Set [Panning Angle]/[Tilt Angle]/[Tilt Speed] in advance. 244) 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 241 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 242 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 243 (About [Party Scene]/[Moving Object]) ≥ Still pictures cannot be recorded during Motion picture recording. ≥ Depending on recording conditions, the color 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 color j The recording location is dark...
  • Page 244 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 238) Touch [SETUP] in the Remote Pan Tilt Cradle Mode screen. Touch desired menu item.
  • Page 245 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 246 Panasonic Corporation Web site: http://www.panasonic.com...

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