GH2 w Oly 35mm not working :(
Having read loads of posts (and posted), I finally decided to dive into the GH2 + Oly 35mm macro + DMW-MA1 combo as they are apparently compatible without autofocus ( http://panasonic.jp/support/global/cs/dsc/connect/gh2.html ), and with updated lens firmware.
I excitedly put the combo together, turned on the camera, and the shot was out of focus. No problem: manual focus. That was when the panic first kicked in. Turning the focus-by-wire focus ring did NOTHING! No MF option on lens, no aperture ring. Did I mis-read the above document of compatability???
I re-read it and found that firmware needs to be updated to both camera body and lens. As camera already updated (V1.1), I downloaded the firmware (see below) following the instructions: extract .bin file; format card; put file in root directory of card; press play, then follow update menu.... but no update menu came!!! Looking at lens firmware it claims there is no lens attached.
So I can't focus, can't adjust aperture, and can't upgrade my lens. Please help!
Lens firmware downloaded for windows from