Panasonic Lumix dc-Gx9 $1399

with Lumix G Vario 12-32mm f3.5-5.6 ASPH Mega OIS zoom

Camera - - ON TRIAL | PANASONIC LUMIX GX9 -

Type: Fully au­to­matic dig­i­tal cam­era with Mi­cro Four Thirds bay­o­net lens mount. Fo­cus­ing: Au­to­matic 49-point wide-area sys­tem us­ing con­trast-de­tec­tion via imag­ing sen­sor. Sin­gle fo­cus point – with vari­able area size – can be moved around the im­age frame. Man­ual or au­to­matic switch­ing be­tween oneshot and con­tin­u­ous AF modes, the lat­ter with a sub­ject track­ing func­tion. Face de­tec­tion and recog­ni­tion. Sen­si­tiv­ity range is EV -4.0 - 18 (ISO 100). AF as­sist pro­vided by ded­i­cated il­lu­mi­na­tor. Man­ual fo­cus as­sis­tance via mag­ni­fi­ca­tion (up to 20x, ei­ther full im­age or pic­ture-in-pic­ture) and fo­cus peak­ing dis­plays (Blue, Yel­low, Green, Pink or White; High or Low in­ten­sity). Me­ter­ing: 1728-point multi-zone, cen­treweighted average, spot and TTL flash. Me­ter­ing range is EV 0 to 18 (ISO 100/f2.0). Ex­po­sure Modes: Con­tin­u­ously-vari­able pro­gram with shift, shut­ter-pri­or­ity auto, aper­ture-pri­or­ity auto, me­tered man­ual, TTL auto flash and TTL flash. Auto scene se­lec­tion in ‘In­tel­li­gent Auto’ mode (por­traits, scenery, macro, night por­trait, night scenery, sun­set, low light, hand­held night shot, baby and food). Shut­ter: Elec­tronic, ver­ti­cal travel, metal blades, 60-1/4000 sec­ond plus B (up to 30 min­utes). Flash sync up to 1/200 sec­ond. Al­ter­na­tive sen­sor shut­ter has a speed range of 1-1/16,000 sec­ond. Ex­po­sure com­pen­sa­tion up to +/-5.0 EV in 1/3-stop in­cre­ments. Shut­ter re­lease de­lay can be set to one, two, four or eight sec­onds. Viewfinder: LCoS-type EVF with 2.76 megadots res­o­lu­tion (field se­quen­tial type). Cov­er­age = 100% ver­ti­cal/hor­i­zon­tal. Mag­ni­fi­ca­tion = 1.39x (50mm lens at in­fin­ity, 0.7x 35mm equiv­a­lent). Tilt ad­justable. Eye­piece strength ad­just­ment built-in. Auto/man­ual switch­ing be­tween EVF and ex­ter­nal LCD mon­i­tor screen. 7.62 cm LCD mon­i­tor (1.24 megadots) with tilt ad­just­ments and touch con­trols, Flash: Built-in pop-up type with met­ric guide num­ber of 6.0 (at ISO 200). Flash range = 40 cm to 4.8 me­tres (ISO auto). Auto, red-eye re­duc­tion, fill-in, slow speed sync, first/sec­ond cur­tain sync modes. Flash ex­po­sure com­pen­sa­tion up to +/-3.0 EV. Ex­ter­nal flash units con­nect via a hot­shoe. Ad­di­tional Fea­tures: Mag­ne­sium al­loy/GRP bodyshell, AE/AF lock, auto ex­po­sure brack­et­ing (over three, five or seven frames in 1/3 or 2/3 or 1.0 EV in­cre­ments), multi-mode self-timer (two and 10 sec­ond de­lays, one or three shots), au­di­ble sig­nals, auto power-off, hard-wired re­mote trig­ger­ing. DIG­I­TAL SEC­TION Sen­sor: 21.77 mil­lion (total) pix­els Live MOS with 17.3x13.0 mm imag­ing area and 4:3 as­pect ra­tio. No op­ti­cal low-pass fil­ter. Sen­si­tiv­ity equiv­a­lent to ISO 200-25,600 (ex­tend­able to ISO 100). Fo­cal Length Mag­ni­fi­ca­tion: 1.97x. For­mats/Res­o­lu­tion: Two JPEG com­pres­sion set­tings, RAW output (loss­less com­pres­sion) and RAW+JPEG cap­ture. Three res­o­lu­tion set­tings at 4:3 as­pect ra­tio; 5184x3888, 3712x2784 and 2624x1968 pix­els. Three res­o­lu­tion set­tings at 3:2 as­pect ra­tio; 5184x3456, 3712x2480 and 2624x1752 pix­els. Three res­o­lu­tion set­tings at 16:9 as­pect ra­tio; 5184x2920, 3840x2160 and 1920x1080 pix­els. Three res­o­lu­tion set­tings at 1:1 as­pect ra­tio; 3888x3888, 2784x2784 and 1968x1968 pix­els. 24-bit RGB colour for JPEGs, 36-bit RGB colour for RAW files. Video Record­ing: MP4 for­mat (MPEG-4/H.264 AVC com­pres­sion) at 3840x2160 pix­els (4K UHD), 25 fps and 16:9 as­pect ra­tio (100 Mbps); 3840x2160 pix­els (4K UHD), 24 fps and 16:9 as­pect ra­tio (100 Mbps); 1920x1080 pix­els, 50 fps and 16:9 as­pect ra­tio (28 Mbps); 1920x1080 pix­els, 25 fps and 16:9 as­pect ra­tio (20 Mbps); 1280x720 pix­els, 25 fps and 16:9 as­pect ra­tio (10 Mbps). AVCHD Pro­gres­sive for­mat at 1920x1080, 50 fps and 16:9 as­pect ra­tio (28 Mbps); 1920x1080 pix­els, 24 fps and 16:9 as­pect ra­tio (24 Mbps). AVCHD for­mat (MPEG4/H.264 AVC com­pres­sion) at 1920x1080 pix­els, 50 fps (in­ter­laced) and 16:9 as­pect ra­tio (24 Mbps); 1920x1080 pix­els, 25 fps (in­ter­laced) and 16:9 as­pect ra­tio (17 Mbps). Built-in stereo mi­cro­phones with ad­justable sound lev­els and wind-cut fil­ter. Video Fea­tures: Ze­bra pat­terns (choice of two), 4K/FHD video stream­ing via the HDMI con­nec­tion, silent shoot­ing func­tion, stop-mo­tion an­i­ma­tion, fo­cus peak­ing dis­play, cen­tre marker. Record­ing Me­dia: SD, SDHC and SDXC mem­ory cards (with UHS-I and UHS Speed Class 3 sup­port). Con­tin­u­ous Shoot­ing: Up to 100 at up to 9.0 fps JPEG/large/fine or up to 40 RAW frames. Up to 6.0 fps with con­tin­u­ous AF. Mid speed mode at 6.0 fps and Low speed mode at 2.0 fps. Up to 10 fps with sen­sor shut­ter. White Balance: TTL mea­sure­ment. Two auto modes (neu­tral or main­tain warmer tones), five pre­sets and four cus­tom set­tings. White balance com­pen­sa­tion (am­ber-to-blue and/ or green-to-ma­genta) in all pre­sets, and white balance auto brack­et­ing. Man­ual colour tem­per­a­ture setting from 2500 to 10,000 de­grees Kelvin. In­ter­faces: USB 2.0 Mi­cro B and mi­cro HDMI (Type D). Ad­di­tional Dig­i­tal Fea­tures: Sen­sor-based five-axis im­age sta­bil­i­sa­tion (in Dual IS op­er­ates along with lens-based op­ti­cal sta­bilis­ers), sen­sor clean­ing, ‘Touch­pad’ AF zone se­lec­tion, ‘4K Photo’ modes (Pre-Burst, Burst and Burst Start/Stop), ‘Light Com­po­si­tion’ and ‘Se­quence Com­po­si­tion’ func­tions for ‘4K Photo’ cap­ture, ‘Post Fo­cus’ and ‘Fo­cus Stack­ing’ func­tions, dual-axis level in­di­ca­tor, grid guides (choice of three), dig­i­tal zoom (up to 4.0x), Adobe RGB and sRGB colour spa­ces, long ex­po­sure noise re­duc­tion (Off, On), eight ‘Photo Style’ pre­sets (Stan­dard, Vivid, Nat­u­ral, Scenery, Por­trait, Mono­chrome, L. Mono­chrome and L. Mono­chrome D), one user-de­fined ‘Photo Style’, in-cam­era ad­just­ment of ‘Photo Style’ pa­ram­e­ters (con­trast, sharp­ness, colour sat­u­ra­tion and noise re­duc­tion), ‘Grain Ef­fect’ pro­cess­ing for the B&W ‘Photo Styles’ (Low, Stan­dard or High), 22 ‘Cre­ative Con­trol’ ef­fects as shoot­ing modes or fil­ter set­tings (Ex­pres­sive, Retro, Old Days, High Key, Low Key, Sepia, Mono­chrome, Dy­namic Mono­chrome, Rough Mono­chrome, Silky Mono­chrome, Im­pres­sive Art, High Dy­namic, Cross Process, Toy Ef­fect, Toy Pop, Bleach By­pass, Minia­ture Ef­fect, Soft Fo­cus, Fan­tasy, Star Fil­ter, One Point Colour and Sun­shine), auto brack­et­ing func­tions (ex­po­sure, aper­ture, fo­cus and white balance), ‘De­fo­cus Con­trol’ func­tion (with iAuto and Cre­ative Con­trol only), ‘In­tel­li­gent Dy­namic’ pro­cess­ing (Off, Low, Stan­dard, High, Auto), ‘High­light/Shadow’ con­trol (four pre­sets, three cus­tom set­tings), HDR multi-shot cap­ture (Auto, +/-1.0 to 3.0 EV with auto align), ‘Cre­ative Panorama’ modes, ‘In­tel­li­gent Res­o­lu­tion’ pro­cess­ing (Low, Stan­dard, High, Ex­tended), in­ter­val­ome­ter (up to 9999 frames), mul­ti­ple ex­po­sure fa­cil­ity (with over­lay and auto ex­po­sure ad­just­ment), lens corrections (Shad­ing Com­pen­sa­tion and Dif­frac­tion Com­pen­sa­tion), long ex­po­sure noise re­duc­tion, lu­mi­nance/RGB his­togram dis­plays, high­light alert, ad­justable im­age dis­play time, auto im­age ro­ta­tion, slide show (with vari­able dis­play times and back­ground mu­sic), play­back zoom (up to 16x), 12 or 30 thumb­nail dis­plays, thumb­nail cal­en­dar dis­play, im­age re­siz­ing and crop­ping, in-cam­era RAW-to-JPEG pro­cess­ing, ‘Clear Re­touch’ tool, WiFi and Blue­tooth LE con­nec­tiv­ity, DPOF and Pic­tBridge sup­port. Power: One 7.2 volt/1025 mAh recharge­able lithium-ion bat­tery pack (DMW-BLG10E type). In-cam­era bat­tery charg­ing via USB is pos­si­ble. Di­men­sions (WxHxD): body only = 124.0x72.1x46.8 mm. Weight: body only = 450 grams (with bat­tery and mem­ory card). Price: $1399 with with Lumix G Vario 12-32mm f3.5-5.6 ASPH Mega OIS zoom lens. Avail­able in black or sil­ver colours. Dis­trib­u­tor: Panasonic Aus­tralia, tele­phone 132 600 or visit www.panasonic.com.au

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