GH2 Firmware

Started Oct 22, 2011 | Discussions thread
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Coming in Dec

Panasonic Press Release

Panasonic Announces the Firmware Update Program for DMC-GH2 and PHOTOfunSTUDIO 6.0 BD Edition

Panasonic announces the new firmware update program for the digital interchangeable lens system cameras DMC-GH2 of LUMIX G Micro System and for the GH2 bundled software PHOTOfunSTUDIO 6.0 BD Edition.

The new firmware programs will be available worldwide from the beginning of December at .

The following functions will be available with the new firmware:


• New video mode which is suitable for editing video recorded at high bit rate (24Mbps)

• New functional option with Power Zoom Lens ([DISP FOCAL LENGTH (Display of Focal Length)], [STEP ZOOM], [ZOOM RESUME], [ZOOM SPEED] and [ZOOM RING ])
• Full area enlargement of AF area setting
• Improvement in the speed of consecutive shooting when shot with auto bracket
• Increased number of recordable images in consecutive shooting

• [EX.TELE CONV. (Extra Tele Conversion)] can be set ON/OFF separately in photo or video recording
• More accurate light adjustment of built-in flash
• Improvement in the AF performance in video recording
• Synchronization of alarm volume for low battery with [BEEP VOLUME]
• New [HALF-PRESS RELEASE] function
• Improved NR(Noise Reduction) in high sensitivity shooting
• ON/OFF control of the touch-screen

For PHOTOfunSTUDIO 6.0 BD Edition

• Compatible with new video mode added with the GH2 firmware update mentioned above

  • Available with LUMIX G X VARIO PZ 45-175mm / F4.0-5.6 ASPH. / POWER O.I.S. only.

About Panasonic

Panasonic Corporation is a worldwide leader in the development and manufacture of electronic products for a wide range of consumer, business, and industrial needs. Based in Osaka, Japan, the company recorded consolidated net sales of 8.69 trillion yen (€79 billion) for the year ended March 31, 2011. The company’s shares are listed on the Tokyo, Osaka, Nagoya and New York (NYSE:PC) stock exchanges. For more information on the company and the Panasonic brand, visit the company’s website at .

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