Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1 Review
The Setup menu allows adjustment of basic operational settings like date/time, screen brightness and energy saving options to prolong battery life, as well as an option for memory card formatting. The GX1 can be connected to an HDMI screen at a choice of different output resolutions. You can also connect the camera to a compatible 3D TV when viewing images shot with the H-FT012E lens.
|Option||Values / Actions||Notes|
|Clock Set|| HH:MM, MMM/DD/YYYY
|World Time|| Destination
|Travel Date|| Travel setup
|Allows you to pre-program camera with dates and location of a trip|
|Beep|| Beep Volume
|Volume|| Level 0 - 6|
|LCD Display|| Brightness
Contrast and Saturation
|Monitor brightness is also affected by LCD mode (see next item)|
|LCD Mode|| Auto Power LCD
LCD Mode 1
LCD Mode 2
LCD Mode 3
|LCD Modes control base brightness - Mode 1 is brightest. Auto selects between Modes 1-3 based on (metered) ambient light level|
|Economy|| Sleep Mode
Auto LCD Off
|Auto Review|| Review
|USB Mode|| Select on connection
|TV Aspect|| 16:9
|HDMI Mode|| Auto
|Viera Link|| Off
|Allows the remote from a Panasonic Viera TV to control the camera|
|3D playback|| 3D
|Defines how 3D images are displayed on a compatible TV|
|Menu Guide|| • Off
|Determines whether the selection screen is visible when you set the camera to the Scene or Creative Control modes|
|Language support varies between regions|
|Version Disp.|| Body Firmware version
Lens Firmware version
|No.Reset|| Reset File No. in the camera?
|Reset|| Reset Rec Settings?
Reset Setup/Custom Parameters?
The Playback menu is where you control slideshow and image review options. From this menu you can title, resize, crop and rotate images in-camera. You can also split video captures into two segments; an option that can come in handy when trying to trim an unwanted segment of a clip.
|Option||Values / Actions||Notes|
|Slide Show||Choose one of the following first:
Then pick from these options:
|Duration can only be set when 'Effect' is set to 'Off'|
|Playback Mode|| Normal play
Video only *
|Title Edit|| Single
|Add text comments to images|
|Text Stamp|| Single
|'Stamp' image information onto a picture|
|Video Divide||(Select movie)||Allows you to divide a video in two|
|Aspect Conv.|| 3:2
|Converts 16:9 images to other aspect ratios|
|Rotate Disp.|| Off
|Choice to allow image rotation on playback|
|Print Set|| Single
|Face Rec. Edit|| • Replace
|Replaces or erases face recognition data in an image|
|Waffles with fruits by Coolinarka|
from Food photography (desserts)
|Vestrahorn Frozen Reflection by Will B Milner|
from Ice cold
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