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DMC-FZ45&40_P-VQT2X16_eng.book 1 ページ ２０１０年７月２日 金曜日 午後４時１０分
Basic Operating Instructions
Model No. DMC-FZ40
Before connecting, operating or adjusting this product,
please read the instructions completely.
Please also refer to the Operating
Instructions (PDF format)
contained on the CD-ROM
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DMC-FZ45&40_P-VQT2X16_eng.book 2 ページ ２０１０年７月８日 木曜日 午後８時１０分 Dear Customer, Thank you for choosing Panasonic! You have purchased one of the most sophisticated and reliable products on the market today. Used properly, we’re sure it will bring you and your family years of enjoyment. Please take time to fill in the information below. The serial number is on the tag located on the underside of your Camera. Be sure to retain this manual as your convenient Camera information source. Please note t
DMC-FZ45&40_P-VQT2X16_eng.book 3 ページ ２０１０年７月２日 金曜日 午後４時１０分 Information for Your Safety WARNING: TO REDUCE THE RISK OF FIRE, ELECTRIC SHOCK OR PRODUCT DAMAGE, � DO NOT EXPOSE THIS APPARATUS TO RAIN, MOISTURE, DRIPPING OR SPLASHING AND THAT NO OBJECTS FILLED WITH LIQUIDS, SUCH AS VASES, SHALL BE PLACED ON THE APPARATUS. � USE ONLY THE RECOMMENDED ACCESSORIES. � DO NOT REMOVE THE COVER (OR BACK); THERE ARE NO USER SERVICEABLE PARTS INSIDE. REFER SERVICING TO QUALIFIED SERVICE PERSONNEL. THE
DMC-FZ45&40_P-VQT2X16_eng.book 4 ページ ２０１０年７月２日 金曜日 午後４時１０分 FCC Note: This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference
DMC-FZ45&40_P-VQT2X16_eng.book 5 ページ ２０１０年７月２日 金曜日 午後４時１０分 ∫ About the battery pack CAUTION Battery pack (Lithium ion battery pack) � Use the specified unit to recharge the battery pack. � Do not use the battery pack with equipment other than the specified unit. � Do not get dirt, sand, liquids, or other foreign matter on the terminals. � Do not touch the plug terminals (i and j) with metal objects. � Do not disassemble, remodel, heat or throw into fire. If any electrolyte should come into con
DMC-FZ45&40_P-VQT2X16_eng.book 6 ページ ２０１０年７月２日 金曜日 午後４時１０分 Battery charger This battery charger operates on AC between 110 V and 240 V. But � In the U.S.A. and Canada, the battery charger must be connected to a 120 V AC power supply only. � When connecting to an AC supply outside of the U.S.A. or Canada, use a plug adaptor to suit the AC outlet configuration. ∫ Cautions for Use � Do not use any other AV cables except the supplied one. � Do not use any other USB connection cables except the s
VQT2X16~TOC_eng.fm 7 ページ ２０１０年７月９日 金曜日 午前１１時４４分 Contents Information for Your Safety ........................................................................... 3 Standard Accessories ................................................................................... 8 Names of the Components ........................................................................... 9 Charging the Battery ................................................................................... 12 About the Built-in
DMC-FZ45&40_P-VQT2X16_eng.book 8 ページ ２０１０年７月２日 金曜日 午後４時１０分 Standard Accessories Check that all the accessories are supplied before using the camera. Product numbers correct as of July 2010. These may be subject to change. 1 Battery Pack 12 (Indicated as battery pack or battery in the text) Charge the battery before use. 2 Battery Charger (Indicated as battery charger or DMW-BMB9PP DE-A83B charger in the text) 3 4 3 USB Connection Cable 4AV Cable 5 CD-ROM • Software: Use it to install the sof
DMC-FZ45&40_P-VQT2X16_eng.book 9 ページ ２０１０年７月２日 金曜日 午後４時１０分 Names of the Components 1 Lens 2Flash 3 Self-Timer indicator AF assist lamp 4 Lens hood attachment part 5 [Q.MENU] button/Delete button 6 [DISPLAY] button 7[AF/AF#/MF] button 8LCD monitor 9 Flash open button 10 Diopter adjustment dial 11 Viewfinder 12 [EVF/LCD] button 13 [AF/AE LOCK] button 14 Rear dial Rear dial is described as follows in these operating instructions. e.g.: Rotating left or right e.g.: Pressing the rear dial 15 Playba
CUST M AV OUT/DIGITAL DMC-FZ45&40_P-VQT2X16_eng.book 10 ページ ２０１０年７月２日 金曜日 午後４時１０分 17 Cursor buttons 2/ Self-Timer button 4/ Function button Assign [REC] Mode menu to 4 button. It is convenient to register [REC] Mode menu that is used often. [ASPECT RATIO]/[QUALITY]/[METERING MODE]/[WHITE BALANCE]/ [I.EXPOSURE]/[COLOR EFFECT]/[GUIDE LINE]/[ REC AREA]/ [REMAINING DISP.] 1/ISO 3/ Exposure compensation/ Auto Bracket/Flash output adjustment In these operating instructions, the cursor buttons are d
DMC-FZ45&40_P-VQT2X16_eng.book 11 ページ ２０１０年７月２日 金曜日 午後４時１０分 30 Speaker 31 Lens barrel 32 Release lever 33 Tripod receptacle • When you use a tripod, make sure the tripod is stable when the camera is attached to it. 34 Card/Battery door 35 DC coupler cover • When using an AC adaptor, ensure that the Panasonic DC coupler (DMW-DCC6; optional) and AC adaptor (DMW-AC8PP; optional) are used. • Always use a genuine Panasonic AC adaptor (DMW-AC8PP; optional). • We recommend you use a battery wit
DMC-FZ45&40_P-VQT2X16_eng.book 12 ページ ２０１０年７月２日 金曜日 午後４時１０分 Preparation Charging the Battery ∫ About batteries that you can use with this unit The battery that can be used with this unit is DMW-BMB9PP. It has been found that counterfeit battery packs which look very similar to the genuine product are made available to purchase in some markets. Some of these battery packs are not adequately protected with internal protection to meet the requirements of appropriate safety standards. There is
DMC-FZ45&40_P-VQT2X16_eng.book 13 ページ ２０１０年７月２日 金曜日 午後４時１０分 Connect the charger to the electrical outlet. • Disconnect the charger from the electrical socket and detach the battery 90° after charging is completed. ∫ About the [CHARGE] indicator The [CHARGE] indicator turns on: The [CHARGE] indicator A is turned on and charging will start. The [CHARGE] indicator turns off: The [CHARGE] indicator A of the charger will turn off once the charging has completed without any problem. • When th
DMC-FZ45&40_P-VQT2X16_eng.book 14 ページ ２０１０年７月２日 金曜日 午後４時１０分 ∫ Charging Charging time Approx. 155 min ∫ Recording still pictures (When using the LCD monitor/Viewfinder) Number of recordable Approx. 580 pictures (By CIPA standard in pictures Program AE Mode) Recording time Approx. 290 min Recording conditions by CIPA standard • CIPA is an abbreviation of [Camera & Imaging Products Association]. • Temperature: 23 oC (73.4 oF)/Humidity: 50%RH when LCD monitor is on. • Using a Panasonic SD Memory
DMC-FZ45&40_P-VQT2X16_eng.book 15 ページ ２０１０年７月２日 金曜日 午後４時１０分 About the Built-in Memory/the Card Built-in Memory • Memory size: Approx. 40 MB • The built-in memory can be used as a temporary storage device when the card being used becomes full. • The access time for the built-in memory may be longer than the access time for a card. Card The following cards which conform to the SD video standard can be used with this unit. (These cards are indicated as card in the text.) Type of card which can
DMC-FZ45&40_P-VQT2X16_eng.book 16 ページ ２０１０年７月２日 金曜日 午後４時１０分 Inserting and Removing the Card (optional)/the Battery • Turn the power switch to [OFF] and confirm that the lens barrel is retracted. • Close the flash. • We recommend using a Panasonic card. Slide the release lever in the direction of the arrow and open the card/battery door. OPEN LOCK • Always use genuine Panasonic batteries (DMW-BMB9PP). • If you use other batteries, we cannot guarantee the quality of this product. Battery: I
VQT2X16~Body1_eng.fm 17 ページ ２０１０年７月７日 水曜日 午後４時４７分 Setting Date/Time (Clock Set) • The clock is not set when the camera is shipped. Turn the camera on. A [MENU/SET] button B Cursor buttons • The lens barrel extends. Press [MENU/SET]. Press 2/ 1 to select the items (year, month, day, hour, minute, display sequence or time display format), and press 3/ 4 to set. • You can cancel without setting the clock by pressing [‚]. Press [MENU/SET] to set. Press [MENU/SET]. • Press [‚] to return to the s
DMC-FZ45&40_P-VQT2X16_eng.book 18 ページ ２０１０年７月２日 金曜日 午後４時１０分 Setting the Menu This section describes how to select the Program AE Mode settings, and the same setting can be used for the [MOTION PICTURE] menu, [PLAYBACK] menu and [SETUP] menu as well. Example: Setting [AF MODE] from [Ø] to [š] in the Program AE Mode. Press [MENU/SET] to display the menu. Press 3/4 to select [AF MODE], and then press 1. • Depending on the item, its setting may not appear or it may be displayed in a different
CUST CUST M M DMC-FZ45&40_P-VQT2X16_eng.book 19 ページ ２０１０年７月２日 金曜日 午後４時１０分 Mode switching Basic Selecting the [REC] Mode Turn the camera on. • The power lamp 2 lights when you turn this unit on 1. Switching the mode by rotating the mode dial. Align a desired mode with part A. • Rotate the mode dial slowly and surely to adjust to each mode. (The mode dial rotates 360 o) ∫ Basic Intelligent Auto Mode The subjects are recorded using settings automatically selected by the camera. Program AE Mo
DMC-FZ45&40_P-VQT2X16_eng.book 20 ページ ２０１０年７月８日 木曜日 午後８時１０分 ∫ Advanced Aperture-Priority AE Mode The shutter speed is automatically determined by the aperture value you set. Shutter-Priority AE Mode The aperture value is automatically determined by the shutter speed you set. Manual Exposure Mode The exposure is adjusted by the aperture value and the shutter speed which are manually adjusted. Creative Motion Picture Mode Record motion picture with manual settings. Custom Mode Use this mode to
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