Panasonic DMCGX1XS User Manual (en)

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Recording
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Applicable modes: 
Using the zoom
(In 
 and 
 modes, you can only use Optical Zoom and Extended Tele Conversion)
∫ Optical Zoom
By operating the zoom lever or zoom ring, you can zoom-out to record landscapes etc. in 
wide angle (Wide) or zoom-in to make people and objects appear closer (Tele).
∫ Extended Tele Conversion (EX)
To enlarge further, set the [EX. TELE CONV.] in the [REC] menu or the 
[MOTION PICTURE] menu to [ON].
When the [EX. TELE CONV.] ([REC] menu) is used, set the picture size to [M] or [S] (picture 
size with [
]).
∫ Digital Zoom
Further enlargement is possible by setting the [DIGITAL ZOOM] in the [REC] menu or the 
[MOTION PICTURE] menu to [2
k] or [4k].
∫ Types of zooms and recording magnification
¢1 When a picture size of [S] (4 M), aspect ratio of [X] is selected.
The magnification level differs depending on [PICTURE SIZE] and [ASPECT RATIO] setting.
¢2 When recording quality setting [
SH
] or [
HD
] is selected.
When [F
SH
], [FHD] is selected, there will be no enlarging with the Extended Tele Conversion 
(1
k).
When [
VGA
] is selected, Extended Tele Conversion factor will change to 4.8
k.
Zoom operations differ depending on the lens.
When using the interchangeable lens 
(H-PS14042) having a zoom lever
When using the interchangeable lens 
(H-FS014042) having a zoom ring
Move to 
T side:
Enlarges distant 
subject
Move to 
W side:
Widens angle of view
• The zoom speed 
varies depending 
on how far you 
move the zoom 
lever.
Rotate to 
T side:
Enlarges distant 
subject
Rotate to 
W side:
Widens angle of view
The interchangeable lens (H-H014) does not have a zoom lever and zoom ring.
Feature
Optical Zoom
Extended Tele 
Conversion (EX)
Digital Zoom
Recording 
magnification
Different depending on 
the lens used.
When taking still 
pictures: 2
k
¢1
When recording motion 
pictures: 3.6
k
¢2
[2
k]
[4
k]
Picture quality No deterioration
No deterioration
The higher the 
magnification level, the 
greater the deterioration.
W
T
W
T
T
W
T
W