Panasonic DMC-FX9 User Manual (en)

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Preparation
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About the Card
∫ Access to the card
When pictures are being recorded onto the 
card, the card access indication 
A lights red.
When the card access indication lights, 
pictures are being read or deleted, or the 
card is cleaned up (P90) or formatted, do 
not:
• turn the camera off.
• remove the battery or the card.
• shake or impact the camera.
The card and the data may be damaged 
and the camera may not operate normally.
∫ About handling a card
Transfer important pictures/motion pictures 
from your card to your PC periodically 
(P94). The data on the card may be 
damaged or lost due to electromagnetic 
wave, static electricity, breakdown of the 
camera or a defective card.
• Do not format the card on your PC or 
other equipment, format it with the camera 
only to ensure proper operation. (P91)
∫ SD Memory Card (supplied) and 
MultiMediaCard (optional)
The SD Memory Card and MultiMediaCard 
are small, lightweight, removable external 
cards. The reading/writing speed of an SD 
Memory Card is fast. The SD Memory Card 
is equipped with a Write-Protect switch 
that can inhibit writing and formatting a 
card. (When the switch is slid to the [LOCK] 
side, it is not possible to write or delete data 
on the card and format it. When the switch 
is unlocked, these functions become 
available.)
SD Memory Card 
On this unit, you can use SD Memory 
Cards of the following capacity (from 8 MB 
to 2 GB).
Please confirm the latest information on the 
following website.
http://panasonic.co.jp/pavc/global/cs
(This Site is English only.)
• This unit supports SD Memory Cards 
formatted in FAT12 system and FAT16 
system based on SD Memory Card 
Specifications.
• This unit does not support 
MultiMediaCard for recording motion 
pictures.
• The reading/writing speed of a 
MultiMediaCard is slower than an SD 
Memory Card. When a MultiMediaCard is 
used, the performance of certain features 
may be slightly slower than advertised.
• Keep the Memory Card out of reach of 
children to prevent swallowing.
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8 MB, 16 MB, 32 MB, 64 MB, 128 MB,
256 MB, 512 MB, 1 GB, 2 GB (Maximum)