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DMC-FZ8_PP ENG.book 1 ページ ２００６年１２月２６日 火曜日 午後４時２０分
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DMC-FZ8_PP ENG.book 2 ページ ２００６年１２月２６日 火曜日 午後４時２０分 Before Use Before Use Dear Customer, Information for Your Thank you for choosing Panasonic! Safety 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 WARNING: enjoyment. Please take time to fill in the TO REDUCE THE RISK OF FIRE, information on the below. ELECTRIC SHOCK OR PRODUCT The serial number is on the tag located on DAM
DMC-FZ8_PP ENG.book 3 ページ ２００６年１２月２６日 火曜日 午後４時２０分 Before Use � Please note that the actual controls and THE FOLLOWING APPLIES ONLY IN components, menu items, etc. of your THE U.S.A. Digital Camera may look somewhat FCC Note: different from those shown in the This equipment has been tested and illustrations in these Operating found to comply with the limits for a Instructions. Class B digital device, pursuant to Part � SDHC Logo is a trademark. 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are � Le
DMC-FZ8_PP ENG.book 4 ページ ２００６年１２月２６日 火曜日 午後４時２０分 Before Use ∫ About the battery pack Declaration of Conformity Trade Name: Panasonic CAUTION Model No.: DMC-FZ8 Battery pack (Lithium ion battery pack) Responsible party: Panasonic � Use the specified unit to recharge the Corporation of battery pack. North America � Do not use the battery pack with One Panasonic Way, equipment other than the specified Secaucus, NJ 07094 unit. Support Contact: Panasonic � Do not get dirt, sand, liquids, or
DMC-FZ8_PP ENG.book 5 ページ ２００６年１２月２６日 火曜日 午後４時２０分 Before Use ∫ Care of the camera ∫ About cards that can be used in this � Do not strongly shake or bump the unit camera. You can use an SD Memory Card, an This unit may malfunction, recording SDHC Memory Card and a pictures may no longer be possible or the MultiMediaCard. lens or the LCD monitor may be � When the term card is used in these damaged. operating instructions this refers to the � Retract the lens before carrying the follow
DMC-FZ8_PP ENG.book 6 ページ ２００６年１２月２６日 火曜日 午後４時２０分 Taking Pictures using the Built-in Flash.....43 Contents Taking Pictures with the Self-timer .........47 Compensating the Exposure ..................48 Taking Pictures using Auto Bracket........ 49 Before Use Optical Image Stabilizer..........................50 Taking Pictures using Burst Mode .......... 51 Information for Your Safety....................... 2 Changing the sensitivity according to the movement of the subject being Preparation
DMC-FZ8_PP ENG.book 7 ページ ２００６年１２月２６日 火曜日 午後４時２０分 � [PICT.SIZE]/[QUALITY] � [DATE STAMP] Setting a picture size and quality that Stamping information such as matches your use of the pictures........80 the date on the recorded pictures....100 � [AUDIO REC.] � [DPOF PRINT] Recording still pictures with audio ....82 Setting the picture to print and � [METERING MODE] the number of prints........................102 Deciding the method to measure � [PROTECT] brightness.............................
DMC-FZ8_PP ENG.book 8 ページ ２００６年１２月２６日 火曜日 午後４時２０分 Preparation Preparation 1 Battery Pack Standard Accessories (Indicated as battery in the text) 2 Battery Charger Check that all the accessories are included (Indicated as charger in the text) before using the camera. 3 USB Connection Cable 4 AV Cable 12 5 CD-ROM 6 Shoulder Strap 7 Lens Cap/Lens Cap String 8 Lens Hood/Hood Adaptor A: Silver CGR-S006A DE-A43B B:Black 34 � SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card and MultiMediaCard are indicated as card
DMC-FZ8_PP ENG.book 9 ページ ２００６年１２月２６日 火曜日 午後４時２０分 Preparation 11 Joystick (P29, 36, 56, 57) Names of the In these operating instructions, the Components operations using the joystick are described as illustrated below shown. e.g.: When you tilt the joystick right 12 34 e.g.: When you press the center of the joystick 1 Lens (P123) 2 Flash (P43) 12 LCD monitor (P38, 119) 3 Microphone (P82, 105) 13 [DISPLAY/LCD MODE] button (P38, 41) 4 Self-timer indicator (P47) 14 Status indicator (P27) AF a
DMC-FZ8_PP ENG.book 10 ページ ２００６年１２月２６日 火曜日 午後４時２０分 Preparation 18 19 20 21 22 28 29 28 Card/Battery door (P17) 18 Zoom lever (P32) 29 Tripod receptacle 19 Shutter button (P27, 70) � When you use a tripod, make sure it is 20 Mode dial (P20) stable when the camera is attached to 21 Focus switch button (P59) it. 22 Optical image stabilizer button (P50) 23 24 25 26 27 23 Strap eyelet (P11) 24 [DIGITAL/AV OUT] Socket (P110, 113, 117) 25 [DC IN] Socket (P110, 113) � Always use a genuine Panasonic
DMC-FZ8_PP ENG.book 11 ページ ２００６年１２月２６日 火曜日 午後４時２０分 Preparation ∫ Strap (supplied) Attaching the Lens 1 Pass the strap through the hole at Cap/Strap the strap eyelet. ∫ Lens Cap (supplied) 1 Pass the string through the hole on the lens cap. 2 Pass the strap through the stopper and fasten the strap. 2 Pass the same string through the hole on the camera. A: Pull the strap 2 cm or more. 3 Attach the lens cap. � Attach the strap to the other side of the camera being careful not to twist it. �
DMC-FZ8_PP ENG.book 12 ページ ２００６年１２月２６日 火曜日 午後４時２０分 Preparation Attaching the Lens 3 Tighten the screw. Hood In bright sunlight or backlight, the lens hood will minimize lens flare and ghosting. The lens hood cuts off excess lighting and improves the picture quality. � Check that the camera is turned off. � Close the flash. 1 Attach the hood adaptor (supplied). � Do not tighten the screw too much. ∫ Removing the hood adaptor � Do not tighten the hood adaptor too much. � Hold the edge of t
DMC-FZ8_PP ENG.book 13 ページ ２００６年１２月２６日 火曜日 午後４時２０分 Preparation ∫ Temporarily storing the lens hood 4 Attach the lens cap. 1 Loosen the screw and remove the lens hood. � Ensure that the lens cap is firmly attached. � Do not take a picture while the lens hood is temporarily stored. 2 Reverse the lens hood. � When taking pictures with flash with the lens hood attached, the lower portion of the photo may turn dark (vignetting effect) and the control of the flash may be disabled because the
DMC-FZ8_PP ENG.book 14 ページ ２００６年１２月２６日 火曜日 午後４時２０分 Preparation Quick Guide 3 Turn the camera on to take pictures. This is an overview of how to record and � Set the clock. (P19) playback pictures with the camera. For each step, be sure to refer to the pages indicated in brackets. 1 Charge the battery. (P15) OFF ON 1 Set the mode dial to [ ]. 2 Press the shutter button to take pictures. (P27) � The battery is not charged when the 4 Play back the pictures. camera is shipped. Charge the ba
DMC-FZ8_PP ENG.book 15 ページ ２００６年１２月２６日 火曜日 午後４時２０分 Preparation Charging the Battery � After charging is completed, be sure to with the Charger disconnect the charger from the electrical outlet. The battery is not charged when the � The battery becomes warm after using it camera is shipped. Charge the battery and during and after charging. The before use. camera also becomes warm during use. This is not a malfunction. 1 Insert the battery terminals and � The battery will be exhausted i
DMC-FZ8_PP ENG.book 16 ページ ２００６年１２月２６日 火曜日 午後４時２０分 Preparation The number of recordable pictures About the Battery when using the Viewfinder (charging/number of recordable (Recording conditions comply with CIPA standard.) pictures) Number of Approx. 380 pictures recordable pictures (Approx. 190 min) ∫ The battery life The number of recordable pictures (By Playback time when using the LCD monitor CIPA standard in program AE mode [ ]) Playback time Approx. 420 min Number of Approx. 380 pict
DMC-FZ8_PP ENG.book 17 ページ ２００６年１２月２６日 火曜日 午後４時２０分 Preparation � Do not touch the connection terminals Inserting and of the card. Removing the Battery/ � The card may be damaged if it is not fully inserted. the Card (optional) 3 1 Close the card/battery door. � Check that this unit is turned off. 2 Slide the release lever in the � Close the flash. direction of the arrow. � Prepare a card. (optional) � You can record or play back pictures on the built-in memory when you are not using a ca
DMC-FZ8_PP ENG.book 18 ページ ２００６年１２月２６日 火曜日 午後４時２０分 Preparation � This unit (SDHC compatible equipment) is About the Built-in compatible with SD Memory Cards based on SD Memory Card Specifications and Memory/the Card formatted in FAT12 system and FAT16 (optional) system. It is also compatible with SDHC Memory Cards based on SD Memory The built-in memory can be used as a Card Specifications and formatted in temporary storage device when the card FAT32 system. being used becomes full.
DMC-FZ8_PP ENG.book 19 ページ ２００６年１２月２６日 火曜日 午後４時２０分 Preparation Setting Date/Time 3 Press [MENU/SET] to set. � Turn the camera off after setting the clock. (Clock Set) Then set the mode dial to a recording mode to turn the camera on and check whether or not the clock setting is correct. ∫ Initial setting ∫ Changing the clock setting The clock is not set so the following screen 1 Press [MENU/SET]. appears when you turn the camera on. 2 Press 3/4 to select [CLOCK SET]. (P90) OFF ON 3 Press 1
DMC-FZ8_PP ENG.book 20 ページ ２００６年１２月２６日 火曜日 午後４時２０分 Preparation ∫ Basic About the Mode Dial : Program AE mode (P27) The exposure is automatically adjusted by If you turn on this unit and then rotate the camera. the mode dial, you can not only switch between recording and playback but : Simple mode (P30) also switch to a scene mode that This mode is recommended for beginners. matches your recording purpose. : Playback mode (P36) ∫ Switching the mode by rotating the This mode allows you to
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