September 28, 2018

Panasonic Lumix G Series Firmware Updates To Include Better GH5 Autofocus

Panasonic to roll out new Lumix G series firmware in October. 

Panasonic had a big day of announcements during Photokina: A pair of mirrorless full frame cameras (S1R and S1), three new S series lenses, and a partnership with Leica and Sigma to create L-mount technology.

However, the company hasn't forgotten about its popular G series and is set offer firmware updates to its DC-GH5, DC-GH5S, DC-G9, and DC-GX9 by the end of October. Here's what to expect: 

LUMIX DC-GH5 - Firmware Version 2.4 

  • Enhanced autofocus 
  • Improved video recording

LUMIX DC-GH5S - Firmware Version 1.2 

  • Improved autofocus 
  • Improved stability during HDMI output 
  • Improved video recording performance 
  • Improved operation in specific lighting conditions (neon light, etc.)

LUMIX DC-G9 - Firmware Version 1.2 

  • Improved autofocus 
  •  Improved operation in specific lighting conditions (neon light, etc.)

LUMIX DC-GX9 - Firmware Version 1.2 

  • Improved operation in specific lighting conditions (neon light, etc.)

Full details of the new firmware can be found on the following pages: DC-GH5 / GH5S / G9     

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"Improved video recording"
^^ What the fuck does that mean? :D

September 28, 2018 at 11:02AM

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zetty
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It's not what you think. This is straight from their website.

Improvement of video recording operation
・[One Push AE] failed to operate when [SS/Gain Operation] is set to [ANGLE/ISO] while shooting in Creative Video M mode. This bug has been fixed.

September 28, 2018 at 3:11PM, Edited September 28, 3:11PM

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