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Panasonic Lumix GH2 Firmware Updated

Panasonic Lumix GH2 Firmware Updated - Panasonic announces new update for the Panasonic Lumix GH2 to add additional video recording features including 25p, and higher quality encoding.

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Category : Mirrorless Interchangeable Lens Camera
Product : Panasonic Lumix GH2
Price : £480
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Panasonic Lumix GH2
Panasonic has announced a new firmware update for the Panasonic Lumix GH2, read our review here, the updates improve on the camera's video recording quality, by adding several desirable features. The updates include:
  • 25p mode
  • New 24MBps bit rate
  • Full area touch LCD
  • Lumix X lens compatability
The updated firmware will be available from the beginning of December from http://panasonic.jp/support/global/cs/dsc. Full details below:

From Panasonic: 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 following functions will be available with the new firmware:

For DMC-GH2
  • 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.

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Take9 3
7 Nov 2011 8:01PM
Where in the official announcement does it mention 25p mode? (I wish.)

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Maukka 3
7 Dec 2011 10:13PM

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