Panasonic Digital Camera DMC-ZS20 user manual

User manual for the device Panasonic Digital Camera DMC-ZS20

Device: Panasonic Digital Camera DMC-ZS20
Size: 1,03 MB
Date of adding : 2013-09-29 15:28:25
Number of pages: 36
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Basic Owner’s Manual
Digital Camera
Model No. DMC-ZS20
Before connecting, operating or adjusting this product,
please read the instructions completely.
More detailed instructions on the operation of
this camera are contained in “Owner’s Manual
for advanced features (PDF format)” in the
supplied disc. Install it on your PC to read it.
For USA and Puerto Rico assistance, please call: 1-800-211-PANA(7262) or,
contact us via the web at:

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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. Date of Purchase Dealer Phone No. Dealer Purchased From Model No. Dealer

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Information for Your Safety WARNING: To reduce the risk of fire, electric shock or product damage, • Do not expose this unit to rain, moisture, dripping or splashing. • Do not place objects filled with liquids, such as vases, on this unit. • Use only the recommended accessories. • Do not remove covers. • Do not repair this unit by yourself. Refer servicing to qualified service personnel. The socket outlet shall be installed near the equipment and shall be easily accessible. ■ Product identifi

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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 to radio communications. However, there is no guarantee that

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■ 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 (+ and −) with metal objects. • Do not disassemble, remodel, heat or throw into fire. If any electrolyte should come into contact with your hands or clothes, wash it off thoroughly with

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■ About the AC adaptor (supplied) CAUTION! To reduce the risk of fire, electric shock or product damage, • Do not install or place this unit in a bookcase, built-in cabinet or in another confined space. Ensure this unit is well ventilated. AC adaptor This AC adaptor operates on AC between 110V and 240V. But • In the U.S.A. and Canada, the AC adaptor must be connected to a 120V AC power supply only. • When connecting to an AC supply outside of the U.S.A. or Canada, use a plug adaptor to suit t

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■ Cautions for Use • Do not use any other USB connection cables except the supplied one. • Always use a genuine Panasonic HDMI mini cable (RP-CDHM15, RP-CDHM30: optional). Part numbers: RP-CDHM15 (1.5 m) (4.9 feet), RP-CDHM30 (3.0 m) (9.8 feet) • Always use a genuine Panasonic AV cable (DMW-AVC1: optional). Keep this unit as far away as possible from electromagnetic equipment (such as microwave ovens, TVs, video games etc.). • If you use this unit on top of or near a TV, the pictures and/or

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Contents Information for Your Safety .......3 GPS and map functions DMC-ZS20 Before use ...................................9 ....................................21 Standard accessories ..............10 Reading the Owner’s Manual Names and Functions of (PDF format) ..............................25 Main Parts .................................11 Installing supplied software ....26 Touch operations ......................12 Specifications ...........................27 Inserting and removing the D

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Before use ■ Camera handling ● Keep the camera away from excessive vibration, force, or pressure. ● The camera is not dust resistant, splash resistant, or waterproof. Avoid using the camera in places with excessive dust or sand, or where water can come into contact with the camera. ■ Condensation (When the lens or the LCD monitor is fogged up) ● Condensation may occur when the camera is exposed to sudden changes of temperature or humidity. Avoid these conditions, which may make the lens or

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Standard accessories Check that all the accessories are supplied before using the camera. Part numbers are as of January 2012. DMC-ZS20 Battery pack DMW-BCG10PP DVD • Charge the battery VFF0974 before use. • Software: Battery pack is indicated as Use it to install the software battery pack or battery in the on your PC. text. • Map data • Owner’s Manual for AC adaptor advanced features VSK0768 DVD is indicated as disc in the text. Hand strap DMC-ZS19 VFC4297 CD-ROM VFF0999 • Software: USB co

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Names and Functions of Main Parts Camera ON/OFF switch Shutter button Mode dial Flash Self-timer indicator/AF Assist Lamp Lens barrel Lens Zoom lever DMC-ZS20 Built-in GPS antenna DMC-ZS20 GPS status indicator Microphone Speaker [EXPOSURE] button Motion picture button DMC-ZS20 REC/PLAY switch [MAP] button [HDMI] socket LCD monitor [AV OUT/DIGITAL] Cursor buttons socket [DISP.] button [MENU/SET] button [Q.MENU]/[ / ] (Delete/Cancel) Charging lamp button Tripod receptacle • Ensure that th

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Touch operations This camera’s touch screen senses pressure that is applied to the screen. Touch To “touch” is to press the touch screen and then pull the finger back again. Touching is used to select icons or pictures, among other actions. • Touch an icon near its center. If multiple icons are touched simultaneously, the camera may not operate normally. Drag To “drag” is to touch and slide your finger across the touch screen surface. Dragging (sliding your finger across the screen) is used

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Inserting and removing the card (optional)/ the battery To charge the battery, insert it into the camera. Set the camera ON/OFF switch to OFF and slide the release lever ( ) to [OPEN] before opening the card/battery door [OPEN] [LOCK] Insert the battery and card, making sure that their orientation is correct • Battery: Insert all the way firmly until a locking sound is heard, and check that it is locked by lever ( ). Do not touch the • Card: Insert all the way firmly until it terminal

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Charging the battery • The battery is not charged when the camera is shipped. Charge the battery before use. • Charge the battery with the AC adaptor (supplied) indoors (10 °C to 30 °C (50 °F to 86 °F)). • Always use the dedicated AC adaptor (supplied), USB connection cable (supplied), and battery. • To charge the battery, insert it into the camera. • Make sure that the camera is turned off. Connect the AC adaptor ( ) (supplied) and the camera using the USB connection cable ( ) (supplied),

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Setting the clock The clock is not set when the camera is shipped. Set REC/PLAY switch to before turning the camera on. Turn the camera on ( ) Press [MENU/SET] ( ) Press to select the items (year, month, day, hour, minute, display order or time display format), and press to set Press [MENU/SET] to set Confirm the setting and press [MENU/SET] • To return to the previous screen, press [ / ]. DMC-ZS20 Go to step . DMC-ZS19 The clock setting procedure is completed with step . Press to selec

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Setting the clock When [Please set the home area] is displayed, press [MENU/SET] Press to set your home area and press [MENU/SET] The current time and home area are set. ■ To change the time setting Select [Clock Set] from [Rec] or [Setup] menu, perform and . 16 VQT4B72 (ENG)

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Setting the menu Refer to the following procedures to operate the menus. Example: Setting [AF Mode] from to in the [Program AE] Mode Press [MENU/SET] to display the menu Switching to the [Rec] menu Use cursor button to select [Rec] and press [MENU/SET]. • The menu type can also be selected by touch operations. Press to select [AF Mode] and then press [MENU/SET] • Depending on the item, its setting may not appear or it may be displayed in a different way. Press to select and then p

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Taking pictures Shutter button Turn the camera on ( ) Slide the REC/PLAY switch ( ) to Set to the desired recording mode ( ) ■ Recording mode Take pictures with automatic settings. The subjects are recorded using your own settings. The shutter speed is automatically determined by the aperture value you set. The aperture value is automatically determined by the shutter speed you set. The exposure is adjusted by the aperture value and the shutter speed that are manually adjusted. Use this mo

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Taking motion pictures Recording mode: You can record motion pictures with audio (stereo). Zoom can also be used during recording. Slide the REC/PLAY switch ( ) to Press the motion picture button ( ) to start recording Press the motion picture button ( ) again to end recording Remaining recording time (approx.) Elapsed recording time ● We recommend you use a battery with sufficient battery power when recording motion pictures. ● Immediately release the motion picture button after

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[Normal Play] Viewing your pictures Slide the REC/PLAY switch ( ) to Drag your finger across the screen, and select the picture to be played back To play back a motion picture, touch or press after selecting a ● picture. You can print pictures by connecting a camera to your computer or ● printer, or by giving an SD card to a shop assistant at a photo shop. Deleting pictures Deleted pictures cannot be recovered. Press [ / ] ( ) to delete the displayed picture Press to select [Yes]

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