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    Basic Operating Instructions Digital Camera/

    Lens Kit/Body

    Model No. DMC-GX7C/DMC-GX7K DMC-GX7

    Please read these instructions carefully before using this product, and save this manual for future use.

    More detailed instructions on the operation of this camera are contained in “Operating Instructions for advanced features (PDF format)” in the supplied CD-ROM. Install it on your PC to read it.

    until 2013/9/19

    VQT5B12 F0813HH0

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    Dear Customer, We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for purchasing this Panasonic Digital Camera. Please read these Operating Instructions carefully and keep them handy for future reference. Please note that the actual controls and components, menu items, etc. of your Digital Camera may look somewhat different from those shown in the illustrations in these Operating Instructions.

    Carefully observe copyright laws. • Recording of pre-recorded tapes or discs or other published or broadcast material for purposes

    other than your own private use may infringe copyright laws. Even for the purpose of private use, recording of certain material may be restricted.

    Information for Your Safety

    ∫ Product identification marking

    For India only

    The specifications are exempted for any licensing requirement by Ministry of Communications and Information Technology, G.S.R. 45 (E)., dated 28th January, 2005.

    WARNING: To reduce the risk of fire, electric shock or product damage, • Do not expose this unit to rain, moisture, dripping or splashing. • 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 Location Digital Camera Bottom

    Battery charger Bottom

    For Singapore only For United Arab Emirates only

    Complies with IDA Standards DB01017

    REGISTERED No :

    DEALER No : DA 0052708 / 10

    TRAUAE-

    ER0114096 / 13

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    ∫ About the battery pack

    • Do not heat or expose to flame. • Do not leave the battery(ies) in a car exposed to direct sunlight for a long period of time with

    doors and windows closed.

    ∫ About the battery charger

    • The battery charger is in the standby condition when the AC power supply cord is connected. The primary circuit is always “live” as long as the power cord is connected to an electrical outlet.

    CAUTION • Danger of explosion if battery is incorrectly replaced. Replace only with the type

    recommended by the manufacturer. • When disposing the batteries, please contact your local authorities or dealer and ask for the

    correct method of disposal.

    Warning Risk of fire, explosion and burns. Do not disassemble, heat above 60 xC or incinerate.

    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.

    ∫ How to replace the Fuse The location of the fuse differ according to the type of AC cable (figures A and B). Confirm the AC cable fitted and follow the instructions below. Illustrations may differ from actual AC cable. 1 Open the fuse cover with a

    screwdriver.

    2 Replace the fuse and close or attach the fuse cover.

    Fuse cover

    Figure A Figure B

    Figure A Figure B Fuse (5 ampere)Fuse

    (5 ampere)

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    ∫ Cautions for Use • Do not use any other USB connection cables except the supplied one or a genuine Panasonic

    USB connection cable (DMW-USBC1: optional). • Use a “High Speed HDMI mini cable” with the HDMI logo.

    Cables that do not comply with the HDMI standards will not work. “High Speed HDMI mini cable” (Type C–Type A plug, up to 3 m long)

    • Always use a genuine Panasonic AV cable (DMW-AVC1: optional). • Always use a genuine Panasonic shutter remote control (DMW-RSL1: 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 sound on this unit may be

    disrupted by electromagnetic wave radiation. • Do not use this unit near cell phones because doing so may result in noise adversely affecting

    the pictures and/or sound. • Recorded data may be damaged, or pictures may be distorted, by strong magnetic fields

    created by speakers or large motors. • Electromagnetic wave radiation generated by microprocessors may adversely affect this unit,

    disturbing the pictures and/or sound. • If this unit is adversely affected by electromagnetic equipment and stops functioning properly,

    turn this unit off and remove the battery or disconnect AC adaptor (DMW-AC8G: optional). Then reinsert the battery or reconnect AC adaptor and turn this unit on.

    Do not use this unit near radio transmitters or high-voltage lines. • If you record near radio transmitters or high-voltage lines, the recorded pictures and/or sound

    may be adversely affected.

    -If you see this symbol-

    Information on Disposal in other Countries outside the European Union This symbol is only valid in the European Union. If you wish to discard this product, please contact your local authorities or dealer and ask for the correct method of disposal.

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    Contents

    Information for Your Safety................. 2

    Preparation

    Reading the Operating Instructions (PDF format) ......................................... 7 Care of the camera............................... 8 Standard Accessories ......................... 9 Names and Functions of Components ........................................11 Preparation ......................................... 14

    • Changing the Lens ........................ 14 • Attaching the Shoulder Strap ........ 14 • Charging the Battery ..................... 15 • Inserting/Removing the Battery..... 16 • Inserting/Removing the Card

    (Optional) ...................................... 16 • Formatting the card

    (initialisation) ................................. 17 • Setting Date/Time (Clock Set)....... 17 • Adjust the angle of the monitor/

    viewfinder...................................... 18 • Using the Viewfinder ..................... 18

    Setting the Menu ................................ 19 • Setting menu items ....................... 19

    Calling frequently-used menus instantly (Quick Menu) ...................... 21

    Basic

    Assigning frequently used functions to the buttons (function buttons) ..... 22 Taking a Still picture .......................... 23 Recording Motion Picture ................. 24 Selecting the Recording Mode ......... 25 Switching the Information Displayed on the recording screen .................... 26 Playing Back Pictures/ Motion Pictures .................................. 27

    • Playing Back Pictures ................... 27 • Playing Back Motion Pictures........ 28

    • Changing the information displayed on the playback screen ................. 29

    Deleting Pictures ................................ 30

    Recording

    Taking Pictures using the Automatic Function (Intelligent Auto Mode) ...................... 31

    • Taking a picture with a blurred background (Defocus Control) ...... 32

    • Recording images by changing the brightness or colour tone............... 32

    Taking Pictures with Your Favourite Settings (Programme AE Mode) ....... 33 Taking Pictures by Specifying the Aperture/Shutter Speed ..................... 34

    • Aperture-Priority AE Mode............. 34 • Shutter-Priority AE Mode............... 34 • Manual Exposure Mode................. 35 • Confirm the Effects of Aperture and

    Shutter Speed (Preview Mode) ..... 36 Taking Pictures that match the Scene being recorded (Scene Guide Mode)........................... 36 Taking Pictures with different image effects (Creative Control Mode) ........ 37 Registering your preferred settings (Custom Mode) ................................... 38

    • Registering Personal Menu Settings (Registering custom settings)........ 38

    • Recording using registered custom set ..................................... 38

    Adjusting the Picture Quality by Adding an Effect [Photo Style].......... 39 Adjusting Bright/Dark Portions [Highlight Shadow]............................. 41 Adjusting the White Balance............. 42 Setting the Picture Quality and Size............................................... 42

    • Setting the aspect ratio of pictures.......................................... 42

    • Setting the number of pixels.......... 43 • Setting the compression rate of

    pictures [Quality]............................ 43 Taking Pictures with Auto Focus...... 44