Panasonic DMC-G2 Manual for Panasonic’s Ultimate Micro Four-Third Standard

Below is the Table of Content for this Panasonic DMC-G2 Manual writing. We provide it for the sake of ease and simplicity. By employing this Table of Content, you can get in to the certain part of this article simply by clicking on the points below.

Table of Content:

    1. The Introduction
    2. Whole Camera Look
    3. Full Camera Specification
    4. Price and Impression
    5. Manual User Guide

The Introduction of Panasonic DMC-G2 Manual

Panasonic DMC-G2 Manual for Panasonic's Ultimate Micro Four-Third StandardAs a product complement, manual plays a big role in helping users understanding a certain digital camera product. This is so especially due to the rich information inside. With this manual, users will be able to figure out many kinds of information regarding to the camera product. Some information such as specification, features, camera parts, instruction, and others will be provided here.

So, for you who are still learning about camera, referring to the user manual of it will be the best idea to take. Further, due to this importance, here we aim to bring you manual of one digital camera products from Olympus. This is it, the Panasonic DMC-G2 Manual.

The Overall Look of Panasonic DMC-G2 Camera

Look always plays a big role in attracting customers. With the look, people can be instantly attracted to a certain camera product. More than that, look is also representing the personality of the camera owner. And it is also reflecting the quality and class of the product.

This is why many manufacturers are concerning to bring the most sophisticated look of a camera. So, before jumping up to the Panasonic DMC-G2 Manual, here we are going to talk about the look of this camera first.

Panasonic DMC-G2 Manual for Panasonic's Ultimate Micro Four-Third StandardThe DMC series is bringing the camera to be a cool DSLR camera system that is light to carry. This Panasonic DMC-G2 has light weight to which is around 428 g (0.94 lb / 15.10 oz) with battery included.

And based on the Panasonic DMC-G2 manual, the dimension of it is 124 x 84 x 74 mm (4.88 x 3.31 x 2.91″) that is thin enough to carry.

Further, this edition is pairing the rear camera with 3inch LCD screen which is fully articulated. The LCD has 144 million dots resolution that is able in showing brighter pictures.

For the needs of storage, the camera is supported with various storage types of SD/SDHC/SDXC. And its USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) will be helpful for transferring the pictures or video.

The Specification of Panasonic DMC-G2

Jumping from the previous product, Panasonic DMC-G2 is launched with several upgrades. Stays in its micro four third standard, the camera is produced with several additional features that bring the camera to be more fun and satisfying to use. It’s also the world’s first interchangeable lens camera that turns back to its traditional optical viewfinder. So, let’s see what changes brought by this device.

Alright, this camera may be provided to you with same hard features. So let’s find out what kind of upgrades of this Panasonic DMC-G10. Talking about resolution, relatively standard it has 12 effective megapixels Live MOS sensor. However, the device is newly paired with Venus Engine HD II that has intelligent auto and Intelligent Resolution.

Panasonic DMC-G2 Manual for Panasonic's Ultimate Micro Four-Third StandardMore than that, Panasonic DMC-G2 manual also explain that the camera is served to you with an ability of Movie capture (720p) which is in AVCHD Lite or M-JPEG formats. This one also comes with several full manual controls such as aperture, shutter priority and an intelligent auto mode. For the performance of the fully articulated LCD screen, it has million dots with fast refresh rate. Read another review about this camera in this page.

Quick Specification of Panasonic DMC-G2

Body material Plastic
Sensor • 4/3 type MOS (‘Live MOS sensor’)
• 13.1 million total pixels
• 12.1 million effective pixels
• RGB (Primary) color filter array
Image sizes* • 4000 x 3000 (4:3)
• 2816 x 2112 (4:3)
• 2048 x 1536 (4:3)
• 4000 x 2672 (3:2)
• 2816 x 1880 (3:2)
• 2048 x 1360 (3:2)
• 4000 x 2248 (16:9)
• 2816 x 1584 (16:9)
• 1920 x 1080 (16:9)
• 2992 x 2992 (1:1)*
• 2112 x 2112 (1:1)*
• 1504 x 1504 (1:1)*
Image sizes (Motion)** • AVCHD Lite:*
1280 x 720, 60p (from 30fps sensor output)*
1280 x 720, 50p (from 25 fps sensor output)*
• Motion JPEG:
1280 x 720 (30fps)
848 x 480 (30fps)
640 x 480 (30fps)
320 x 240 (30fps)
Aspect ratios* • 4:3
• 3:2
• 16:9
• 1:1*
File formats • RAW
• RAW + JPEG Standard
• RAW + JPEG Fine
• JPEG (EXIF 2.2) – Standard
• JPEG (EXIF 2.2) – Fine
File formats (Movie)** • AVCHD Lite*
• QuickTime Motion JPEG
Lenses • Micro Four Thirds mount lenses
• Four Thirds mount lenses via adapter (DMW-MA1PP)
Autofocus available with most lenses (see here for more details http://panasonic.jp/support/global/cs/dsc/connect/g2_g10.html )
Focus modes** • Auto Focus (Contrast AF system)
• Manual focus
• Face Detection
• AF Tracking
• 23-Area-Focusing/1 Area Focusing
• Touch AF/MF Assist (5x, 10x)**
AF assist lamp Yes, dedicated lamp
Image stabilization Optical Image Stabilization
Extended optical zoom Yes
Digital zoom • Up to 4x
Exposure modes • Program AE
• Aperture priority AE
• Shutter priority AE
• Manual
• Auto
Scene modes Portrait
• Normal
• Soft Skin
• Outdoor
• Indoor
• Creative
Scenery
• Normal
• Nature
• Architecture
• Creative
Sports
• Normal
• Soft Skin
• Outdoor
• Indoor
• Creative
Close-Up
• Flower
• Food
• Objects
• Creative
Night Portrait
• Night Portrait
• Night Scenery
• Illuminations
• Creative
SCN
• Sunset
• Party
• Baby 1
• Baby 2
• Pet
• Peripheral Defocus
Scene modes (movie)* Portrait
• Normal
• Soft Skin
• Outdoor
• Indoor
• Creative
Scenery
• Normal
• Nature
• Architecture
• Creative
Sports
• Normal
• Outdoor
• Indoor
• Creative
Close-Up
• Flower
• Food
• Objects
• Creative
Low-light
SCN
• Sunset
• Party
• Portrait
Sensitivity* • Auto
• Intelligent ISO
• ISO 100
• ISO 200
• ISO 400
• ISO 800
• ISO 1600
• ISO 3200
• ISO 6400*
ISO steps 1/3 or 1.0 EV
Metering range 0 to 18 EV
Metering modes • Multiple-Weighted
• Center-Weighted
• Spot
AE Lock • AEL/AFL button
• With shutter release half-press
AE Bracketing • 3, 5, 7 frames
• in 1/3 or 2/3
Exposure compensation • -3.0 to +3.0 EV
• 1/3 EV steps
Shutter speed* • 60 -1/4000 sec
• Bulb (up to 4 mins*)
• Flash X-sync 1/160 sec
White balance • Auto
• Daylight
• Cloudy
• Shade
• Halogen
• Flash
• Custom 1
• Custom 2
• Kelvin temp (2500 – 10000 K, 100K steps)
WB fine tuning Yes (blue/amber bias, magenta/green bias)
WB Bracketing • 3 shots
•+/-1 to +/-3 in either blue/amber or magenta/green axis
Color space • sRGB
• Adobe RGB
Image parameters • Color mode (Standard, Dynamic, Nature, Smooth, Vibrant, Nostalgic)
• Saturation (5 levels)
• Contrast (5 levels)
• Sharpness (5 levels)
• Noise reduction (5 levels)
• Monochrome (Standard, Dynamic, Smooth)
• My Film (2 memories/Multi Film)
Drive modes* • Single
• Continuous H (3.2 fps)
• Continuous M (2.6 fps) *
• Continuous L (2 fps)
Continuous buffer • 7 RAW images
• Unlimited JPEG images with a fast card
Self-timer • 2 sec
• 10 sec
• 10 sec, 3 images
Flash • Manual pop-up
• TTL auto / manual
• Guide no. 11 (ISO 100, m)
• Sync modes: Auto, On, Off, Red-eye reduction, Slow syncro with red-eye reduction, Slow syncro
• Flash power: Up to +/- 2EV in 1/3 EV steps
Flash X-sync speed 1/160 sec
External flash • Hot shoe
• TTL Auto with FL220/FL360/FL500 (Optional)
Viewfinder* • Electronic Viewfinder
• Color LCD Viewfinder
• Field of view 100%
• Eye point 14 mm at -1 dioptre
• Magnification 1.4x (equivalent to 0.7x on a 35mm camera / 50mm lens)
• Dioptre adjustment -4 to +4 dioptre
• 1,440,000 dots
• Field Sequential (RGB)
DOF preview Yes
Orientation sensor Yes
LCD monitor* • 3.0″ TFT LCD monitor
• Multi-angle swing and tilt (180°swing, 180° swivel)*
• Low temperature Polycrystalline TFT LCD
• 460,000 dots
• Approx 100% frame coverage
• Auto Power LCD (optional) adjusts brightness in bright light
• Brightness (7 levels), Color (7 levels)
Playback functions ** • Single
• Magnify (2 – 16x)
• Thumbnail display (30,12)
• Slide show
• Title Edit*
• Text Stamp*
• Video Divide*
• Resize
• Trimming
• Aspect Conversion
• Rotate
• Rotate Display
• Favorite
• Print Set
• Protect
• Face recognition Edit*
Connectivity • USB 2.0 (High Speed)
• Video Out (NTSC / PAL)
• Wired remote control DMW-RSL1 (optional)
• HDMI
Print compliance • PictBridge
• DPOF
Storage* SD / SDHC / SDXC*
Power • 1250 mAh 7.2v Lithium-Ion rechargeable battery
• Supplied charger / AC adapter
Dimensions 124 mm x 84 mm x 74 mm (4.88 x 3.29 x 2.91 in )
Weight (camera body) Approx. 371 g *
Weight (camera body, card and battery) Approx. 428 g *
Weight (inc supplied lens, card and battery) Approx. 593 g (20.92 oz)*

Panasonic DMC-G2 Manual for Panasonic's Ultimate Micro Four-Third StandardPrice and Impression of Panasonic DMC-G2 camera

If we compare it to previous product, this camera is much better with those upgrades. This Panasonic DMC-G2 can be said as a pack of powerful photographic punch that is fun, functional and friendly to an alternative SLR.

And for anyone who likes to have a compact camera feel with SLR quality, this device is right to be your choice. And about pricing, the camera is offered to all consumers with $799.

It depends on the lens that is paired to it. If you find it paired with certain lens, you will get t sold with different price. So, find one that has good lens kit with it.

Panasonic DMC-G2 Manual User Guide

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