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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH8 Digital Camera - 16.1 Megapixel - Violet

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH8 is a compact and stylish digital camera featuring a 5x optical zoom Leica DC lens with 24mm ultra-wide angle and large f/2.5 aperture for better shooting in dimly lit settings. A 16.1 megapixel sensor with Venus Engine processor offers stunning photos and high definition video, and Sonic Speed AF and a fast start-up time ensures snappy performance. Intelligent Auto takes the hard work out of capturing great photos. Plus you can get a little creative with newly-added Special Effects modes.
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The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH8 is a compact and stylish digital camera featuring a 5x optical zoom Leica DC lens with 24mm ultra-wide angle and large f/2.5 aperture for better shooting in dimly lit settings. A 16.1 megapixel sensor with Venus Engine processor offers stunning photos and high definition video, and Sonic Speed AF and a fast start-up time ensures snappy performance. Intelligent Auto takes the hard work out of capturing great photos. Plus you can get a little creative with newly-added Special Effects modes.

Movie Feature - captures High Definition video* with audio up to 1280 x 720p resolution in MP4 format. Recording time is up to 29 minutes 59 seconds or 4GB file size.

* We recommend using Class 4 or higher memory cards for HD video recording.

Model

DMC-FH8(FS45)

Dimensions (W x H x D) 
(Approx.)

96.0 x 57.1 x 19.4 mm
(3.78 x 2.25 x 0.77 inch)

Weight (Approx.)

106 g (0.24 lb) without Battery and SD Memory Card
123 g (0.28 lb) with Battery and SD Memory Card

Camera Effective Pixels

16.1 Megapixels

Sensor Size / Total Pixels / Filter

1/2.33-inch CCD sensor / 16.6 Total Megapixels / Primary Color Filter

Aperture

F2.5 - 6.4 / 2-step
(F2.5 / 9.0 (W), F6.4 / 20.0 (T))

Optical Zoom

5.0x

Focal Length

f = 4.3 – 21.5 mm (24 - 120 mm in 35 mm equiv.)
(26 - 130 mm in 35 mm equiv. in video recording)

Extra Optical Zoom (EZ)

6.3x (4:3 / 10M), 9.0x (4:3 / 5M), 11.3x (4:3 / under 3M)

Intelligent Zoom

10.0x

Lens

LEICA DC VARIO-SUMMARIT
6 elements in 5 groups
(3 Aspherical Lenses / 5 Aspherical Surfaces)

Optical Image Stabilizer

MEGA O.I.S. (On / Off)

Digital Zoom

4x (When Digital Zoom is used simultaneously with iA Zoom (Intelligent Zoom), you can only increase the zoom ratio up to 2x.)

Focusing Area

Normal: Wide 50 cm - infinity / Tele 100 cm - infinity
Macro / Intelligent Auto / Motion Picture: Wide 5 cm - infinity / Tele 100 cm - infinity

AF Assist Lamp

Yes

Focus

Normal / AF Macro / Macro Zoom, Quick AF (Always On), Continuous AF (only for motion picture), AF Tracking

AF Metering

Face / AF Tracking / Multi (23-area) / 1-area

Shutter Speed

Approx. 8 - 1/1,600 sec

Recording File Format

Still Image: JPEG (DCF / Exif 2.3)
Motion Picture: MP4

Rec Mode (Mode Button)

Intelligent Auto, Normal Picture, Scene, Miniature

Still Image Scene Mode

Portrait, Soft Skin, Scenery, Panorama Shot, Sports, Night Portrait, Night Scenery, Food, Baby1, Baby2, Pet, Sunset, High Sensitivity, Glass Through, Photo Frame

Continuous Shooting Mode

Full-resolution Image:
1.3 frames / sec

High-speed Burst Mode:
Approx. 10 frames / sec
(recorded in 3M for 4:3, 2.5M for 3:2, 2M for 16:9, 2.5M for 1:1), Max 15-100 images

Motion Picture Recording*

HD Video:
1,280 x 720 pixels
MP4, 25fps (HD: 10Mbps) (Sensor output is 25p)

STD Video:
640 x 480 pixels (VGA)
MP4, 25fps (4Mbps)

(A max. of approx. 4 GB of continuous motion picture can be recorded in MP4.)

Continuous Recordable Time
(Motion Pictures)*

MP4 with picture quality set to [HD]: Approx. 90 min

Actual Recordable Time
(Motion Pictures)*

MP4 with picture quality set to [HD]: Approx. 45 min

Exposure

Auto (Program AE)

Exposure Compensation

1/3 EV step, ±2 EV

Light Metering

Intelligent Multiple

ISO Sensitivity
(Standard Output Sensitivity)

i.ISO / 100 / 200 / 400 / 800 / 1600
High Sensitivity Mode (ISO1600 - 6400)

Still Image Recording

4:3 Aspect Ratio:

4,608 x 3,456 pixels (16M),
3,648 x 2,736 pixels (10M EZ),
2,560 x 1,920 pixels (5M EZ),
2,048 x 1,536 pixels (3M EZ),
640 x 480 pixels (0.3M EZ)

3:2 Aspect Ratio:

4,608 x 3,072 pixels (14M)

16:9 Aspect Ratio:

4,608 x 2,592 pixels (12M)

1:1 Aspect Ratio:

3,456 x 3,456 pixels (12M)

White Balance

Auto / Daylight / Cloudy / Shade / Incandescent / White Set

Color Mode

Standard, Black & White, Sepia, Vivid (in normal / video), Happy (only in iA Mode)

Digital Red-Eye Correction
(Red-Eye Removal)

Yes

Zoom in Motion Picture

Yes (Digital)

Self Timer

2 sec / 10 sec

Playback Mode

Normal Playback, Slideshow, Filtering Playback (Category, Favorites), Calendar Playback

Thumbnails /
Zoomed Playback

12, 30 thumbnails /
Yes

Calendar Display

Yes

Set Favorites

Yes

DPOF Print Setting /
Set Protection

Yes /
Yes

Resize /
Cropping

Yes /
Yes

Copy /
Text Stamp

Yes /
Yes

Video Divide

Yes

PictBridge Support

Single / Multi / All / Favorites / DPOF

OSD Language

English, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Russian, Chinese (Traditional), Netherlandic, Thai, Turkish, Portuguese, Arabic, Persian, Japanese, Swedish, Danish, Finnish, Greek, Vietnamese
* Check the website of Panasonic sales company in your country / region or ask customer support for details of the OSD language available on the products sold in your country / region.

LCD

3.0" (7.5 cm) TFT Screen LCD Display (230K dots)
Field of View: Approx. 100%
Auto Power LCD Mode, Power LCD Mode, High-angle Mode

Built-in Flash

Auto, Auto / Red-eye Reduction, Forced On, Slow Sync. / Red-eye Reduction, Forced Off
0.4 - 5.6 m (Wide / i.ISO), 1.0 - 2.1 m (Tele / i.ISO)

Recording Media

Built-in Memory, SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card

Built-in Memory

Approx. 70 MB

Microphone / Speaker

Mono / Mono

Interface

AV Output, USB2.0 High Speed

Power

Li-ion Battery Pack (3.6V, Minimum: 680 mAh) (Included)
AC Adaptor (Input: 110 - 240V AC) (Included, connect with USB cable, playback only)

Battery Life**
(Approx.)

260 pictures (CIPA Standard)

Included Software

PHOTOfunSTUDIO 8.0 Standard Edition, Adobe Reader

* These are standard times taken at a temperature of 23°C (73.4°F) and a humidity of 50%RH. The time available for recording varies depending on the environment, the interval between recordings, and the manner of use. Actual recordable time is the time available for recording when repeating actions such as switching the power supply [ON]/[OFF], starting/stopping recording, zoom operation etc.

[MP4]
Motion pictures in [MP4] can be recorded continuously for up to 29 minutes 59 seconds. Also, motion picture recorded continuously in [MP4] is up to 4 GB.
[Motion JPEG]
In Motion Picture Mode, the length of recording time depends on the capacity of the SD/SDHC/SDXC Memory Card. (Up to the equivalent of 2 GB per motion-image recording.) For Europe, motion images can be recorded continuously for up to 15 minutes.

** CIPA is an abbreviation of [Camera & Imaging Products Association]. Temperature: 23°C (73.4°F)/Humidity: 50%RH when LCD monitor is on. Using a Panasonic SD Memory Card (32 MB). Using the supplied battery. Starting recording 30 seconds after the camera is turned on. (When the optical image stabilizer function is set to [ON].) Recording once every 30 seconds with full flash every second recording. Rotating the zoom lever from Tele to Wide or vice versa in every recording. Turning the camera off every 10 recordings and leaving it until the temperature of the battery decreases.

•Use a card with SD Speed Class*** with “Class 4” or higher when recording motion images in MP4 and with “Class 6” or higher when recording motion images in Motion JPEG.
*** SD speed class is the speed standard regarding continuous writing.
•SDHC Memory Cards and SDXC Memory Cards can be used only in equipment that is compatible with their respective formats.
•If the computer being used does not support SDXC Memory Cards, a message prompting you to format may appear. (Doing so will cause recorded images to be erased so do not choose to format.) If the card is not recognized, please refer to the below support site.
http://panasonic.net/avc/sdcard/information/SDXC.html
•The battery life differs depending on the condition stored or used or environment. •Operating Temperature: 0°C–40°C (32°F–104°F) •Operating Humidity: 10%RH–80%RH
•Weight and dimensions shown are approximate. •Design, functions, and specifications are subject to change without notice



Panasonic Lumix FH-8 Digital Camera + 70mb Internal Memory
AC Adapter
Rechargable Li-Ion Battery (DMW-BCK7)
USB Cable
Wrist Strap
Software Suite CD-ROM - PHOTOfunSTUDIO 8.0 Standard Edition, Adobe Reader
Instruction Manual
12 Month Warranty with Panasonic Australia
Manufacturer Warranty
Camera Mechanics Warranty
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