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Compatibilities of DMC-GH3

Compatibilities of DMC-GH3 with other manufactures' products. Below diagrams do not guarantee complete performance.
For each camera's available functions, please read the Operating Instruction Manual bundled with each camera body.
Your camera body firmware and lens firmware are recommended to be updated to the latest available version.

Firmware update serviceFirmware update service

OK:workable NG:unworkable  
May 15, 2014
Compatible products which comply with Four-Thirds standard

Compatible lenses with DMC-GH3

Note: AF=Auto Focus, AE=Auto Exposure, Shutter Button*=One shot AF operation in response to pressing the Shutter button halfway
Manufacturer
Model Number
Compatibility
AF in photo shooting
AF and AE
in Motion picture recording
Shading
Compensation
MF operation via LUMIX LINK
Available
Focus
Mode
Quick AF
operation
AF operations
AE operation
Auto continuous
operation
Shutter button*
Micro Four Thirds lens
Panasonic H-F008 OK

AFS,AFC,AFF,MF

OK
OK

OK

OK

OK
OK
H-FT012 (*11)(*12) OK
pan focus
-
Not available at Movie mode

Not available at Movie mode

Not available at Movie mode

NG
-
H-H014 OK

AFS,AFC,AFF,MF

OK
OK

OK

OK

OK
OK
H-X015 OK

AFS,AFC,AFF,MF

OK
OK

OK

OK

OK
OK
H-H020
OK

AFS,MF

OK
OK(*4)

OK

OK(*6)

OK
OK
H-H020A
OK

AFS,MF

OK
OK(*4)

OK

OK(*6)

OK
OK
H-X025 OK

AFS,AFC,AFF,MF

OK
OK(*4)

OK

OK(*6)

OK
OK
H-NS043 OK

AFS,AFC,AFF,MF

OK
OK

OK

OK

OK
OK
H-ES045 OK

AFS,AFC,AFF,MF

OK
OK(*4)

OK

OK(*6)

OK
OK
H-F007014
OK

AFS,AFC,AFF,MF

OK
OK

OK

OK

OK
OK
H-FS12032
OK

AFS,AFC,AFF(*18)

OK
OK

OK

OK

OK
OK
H-HS12035
OK

AFS,AFC,AFF,MF

OK
OK

OK

OK

OK
OK
H-FS014042 OK

AFS,AFC,AFF,MF

OK
OK

OK

OK

OK
OK
H-FS1442A OK

AFS,AFC,AFF,MF

OK
OK

OK

OK

OK
OK
H-PS14042 OK

AFS,AFC,AFF,MF

OK
OK

OK

OK

OK
OK
H-FS014045
OK

AFS,AFC,AFF,MF

OK
OK

OK

OK

OK
OK
H-FS14140
OK

AFS,AFC,AFF,MF

OK
OK

OK

OK

OK
OK
H-VS014140
OK

AFS,AFC,AFF,MF

OK
OK

OK

OK

OK
OK
H-HS35100
OK

AFS,AFC,AFF,MF

OK
OK

OK

OK

OK
OK
H-FS45150
OK

AFS,AFC,AFF,MF

OK
OK

OK

OK

OK
OK
H-PS45175 OK

AFS,AFC,AFF,MF

OK
OK

OK

OK

OK
OK
H-FS045200
OK

AFS,AFC,AFF,MF

OK
OK

OK

OK

OK
OK
H-FS100300 OK

AFS,AFC,AFF,MF

OK
OK

OK

OK

OK
OK
OLYMPUS M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 12mm F2.0
OK

AFS,AFC,AFF,MF

OK
OK

OK

OK

OK
OK(*16)
M ZUIKO DIGITAL 17mm F1.8
OK

AFS,AFC,AFF,MF

OK
OK

OK

OK

OK
OK(*16)
M.ZUIKO DIGITAL 17mm F2.8
OK
AFS,MF
OK
OK(*4)(*17) OK(*17)

OK(*6)

OK
OK
M ZUIKO DIGITAL 25mm F1.8
OK

AFS,AFC,AFF,MF

OK
OK

OK

OK

OK
OK
M.ZUIKO DIGITAL 45mm F1.8
OK

AFS,AFC,AFF,MF

OK
OK

OK

OK

OK
OK
M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 60mm F2.8 Macro
OK

AFS,AFC,AFF,MF

OK
OK

OK

OK

OK
OK
M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 75mm F1.8
OK

AFS,AFC,AFF,MF

OK
OK

OK

OK

OK
OK
M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 9-18mm F4.0-5.6
OK

AFS,AFC,AFF,MF

OK
OK

OK

OK

OK
OK
M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 12-40mm F2.8 PRO
OK

AFS,AFC,AFF,MF

OK
OK

OK

OK

OK
OK
M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 12-50mm F3.5-6.3 EZ
OK(*13)(*14)

AFS,AFC,AFF,MF

OK
OK

OK

OK

OK
OK
M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 14-42mm F3.5-5.6
OK
AFS,MF
OK
OK(*4)(*17) OK(*17) OK(*6)
OK
OK
M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 14-42mm F3.5-5.6L
OK
AFS,MF
OK
OK(*4)(*17) OK(*17) OK(*6)
OK
OK
M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 II
OK

AFS,AFC,AFF,MF

OK
OK

OK

OK

OK
OK
M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 II R
OK

AFS,AFC,AFF,MF

OK
OK

OK

OK

OK
OK
M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 EZ
OK

AFS,AFC,AFF,MF

OK
OK

OK

OK

OK
OK
M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 14-150mm F4.0-5.6
OK

AFS,AFC,AFF,MF

OK
OK

OK

OK

OK
OK
M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 40-150mm F4.0-5.6
OK

AFS,AFC,AFF,MF

OK
OK

OK

OK

OK
OK
M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 40-150mm F4.0-5.6R
OK

AFS,AFC,AFF,MF

OK
OK

OK

OK

OK
OK
M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 75-300mm F4.8-6.7
OK

AFS,AFC,AFF,MF

OK
OK

OK

OK

OK
OK
M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 75-300mm F4.8-6.7 II
OK

AFS,AFC,AFF,MF

OK
OK

OK

OK

OK
OK
SIGMA 19mm F2.8 EX DN
OK

AFS,AFC,AFF,MF

OK
OK
OK OK OK OK
30mm F2.8 EX DN
OK

AFS,AFC,AFF,MF

OK
OK
OK OK OK OK
19mm F2.8 DN
OK

AFS,AFC,AFF,MF

OK
OK
OK OK OK OK
30mm F2.8 DN
OK

AFS,AFC,AFF,MF

OK
OK
OK OK OK OK
60mm F2.8 DN
OK

AFS,AFC,AFF,MF

OK
OK
OK OK OK OK
COSINA NOKTON 17.5mm F0.95 (*11)(*12)
OK(*10)
MF(*2)(*9)
NG
NG(MF)

NG

NG
NG
NG
NOKTON 25mm F0.95 (*11)(*12)
OK(*10)
MF(*2)(*9)
NG
NG(MF)

NG

NG
NG
NG
NOKTON 42.5mm F0.95 (*11)(*12)
OK(*10)
MF(*2)(*9)
NG
NG(MF)

NG

NG
NG
NG
Tokina Reflex 300mm F6.3 MF MACRO(*11)(*12)
OK
MF
NG
NG(MF)

NG

NG
NG
NG
Kenko MIRROR LENS 400mm F8
OK(*10)
MF(*2)(*9)
NG
NG(MF)

NG

NG
NG
NG
Four Thirds Lens (Coupled with mount adapter DMW-MA1) (*10)(*12)
Panasonic L-X025
NG ->OK(*1)
AFS,MF
OK
NG
OK

OK(*6)

NG
OK
L-ES014050
OK
AFS,MF

NG

NG

OK

OK(*6)

NG
OK
L-RS014050
OK
AFS,MF
OK
NG
OK

OK(*6)

NG
OK
L-RS014150
OK
AFS,MF
OK
NG
OK

OK(*6)

NG
OK
OLYMPUS ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 8mm F3.5 Fisheye
OK
AFS,MF(*5)

NG

NG
OK

OK(*6)

NG
OK
ZUIKO DIGITAL 25mm F2.8
NG -> OK(*1)
AFS,MF
OK
NG
OK OK(*6)
NG
OK
ZUIKO DIGITAL 35mm F3.5 Macro
OK(*3)
AFS,MF(*5)

NG

NG
OK

OK(*6)

NG
OK
ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 50mm F2.0 Macro
OK
AFS,MF(*5)

NG

NG
OK

OK(*6)

NG
OK
ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 150mm F2.0
OK
MF(*7)

NG

NG

NG(*7)

OK(*6)

NG
OK
ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 300mm F2.8
OK
AFS,MF(*5)

NG

NG
OK

OK(*6)

NG
OK
ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 7-14mm F4.0
OK
AFS,MF(*5)

NG

NG
OK

OK(*6)

NG
OK
ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 9-18mm F4.0-5.6
OK
AFS,MF
OK
NG
OK OK(*6)
NG
OK
ZUIKO DIGITAL 11-22mm F2.8-3.5
OK
AFS,MF(*5)

NG

NG
OK

OK(*6)

NG
OK
ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 12-60mm F2.8-4.0 SWD
OK
AFS,MF(*5)

NG

NG
OK

OK(*6)

NG
OK
ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 14-35mm F2.0 SWD
OK
AFS,MF(*5)

NG

NG
OK

OK(*6)

NG
OK
ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 14-42mm F3.5-5.6
NG -> OK(*1)
AFS,MF
OK
NG
OK OK(*6)
NG
OK
ZUIKO DIGITAL 14-45mm F3.5-5.6
OK
AFS,MF(*5)

NG

NG
OK

OK(*6)

NG
OK
ZUIKO DIGITAL 14-54mm F2.8-3.5
OK
AFS,MF(*5)

NG

NG
OK

OK(*6)

NG
OK
ZUIKO DIGITAL 14-54mm F2.8-3.5II
OK
AFS,MF
OK
NG
OK

OK(*6)

NG
OK
ZUIKO DIGITAL 17.5-45mm F3.5-5.6
OK
AFS,MF(*5)

NG

NG
OK

OK(*6)

NG
OK
ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 18-180mm F3.5-6.3
OK
AFS,MF(*5)

NG

NG
OK

OK(*6)

NG
OK
ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 35-100mm F2.0
OK(*3)
AFS,MF(*5)

NG

NG
OK

OK(*6)

NG
OK
ZUIKO DIGITAL 40-150mm F3.5-4.5
OK
AFS,MF(*5)

NG

NG
OK

OK(*6)

NG
OK
ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 40-150mm F4.0-5.6
NG -> OK(*1)
AFS,MF
OK
NG
OK OK(*6)
NG
OK
ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 50-200mm F2.8-3.5
OK
AFS,MF(*5)

NG

NG
OK

OK(*6)

NG
OK
ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 50-200mm F2.8-3.5 SWD
OK
AFS,MF(*5)

NG

NG
OK

OK(*6)

NG
OK
ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 70-300mm F4.0-5.6
NG ->OK(*1)
AFS,MF
OK
NG
OK OK(*6)
NG
OK
ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 90-250mm F2.8
OK
AFS,MF(*5)

NG

NG

OK

OK(*6)

NG
OK
SIGMA 24mm F1.8 EX DG ASPHERICAL MACRO
OK
AFS,MF(*2)(*5)

NG

NG

OK

OK(*6)

NG
NG
30mm F1.4 EX DC HSM
OK
AFS,MF(*2)(*5)

NG

NG

OK

OK(*6)

NG
NG
50mm F1.4 EX DG HSM
OK
AFS,MF(*5)

NG

NG

OK

OK(*6)

NG
NG
MACRO 105mm F2.8 EX DG
OK
MF(*2)(*7)

NG

NG

NG(*7)

OK(*6)

NG
NG
APO MACRO 150mm F2.8 EX DG HSM
OK
MF(*2)(*7)

NG

NG

NG(*7)

OK(*6)

NG
NG
10-20mm F4-5.6 EX DC HSM
OK
AFS,MF(*5)

NG

NG

OK

OK(*6)

NG
NG
18-50mm F2.8 EX DC MACRO
OK
AFS,MF(*2)(*5)

NG

NG

OK

OK(*6)

NG
NG
18-50mm F3.5-5.6 DC
OK
AFS,MF(*2)(*5)

NG

NG

OK

OK(*6)

NG
NG
18-125mm F3.5-5.6 DC
OK
AFS,MF(*2)(*5)

NG

NG

OK

OK(*6)

NG
NG
APO 50-500mm F4-6.3 EX DG HSM
OK
MF(*2)(*7)

NG

NG

NG(*7)

OK(*6)

NG
NG
55-200mm F4.0-5.6 DC
OK
AFS,MF(*2)(*5)

NG

NG

OK

OK(*6)

NG
NG
APO 70-200mm F2.8 II DG MACRO HSM
OK
AFS,MF(*5)

NG

NG

OK

OK(*6)

NG
NG
APO 135-400mm F4.5-5.6 DG
OK
MF(*2)(*7)

NG

NG

NG(*7)

OK(*6)

NG
NG
APO 300-800mm F5.6 EX DG HSM
OK
MF(*2)(*7)

NG

NG

NG(*7)

OK(*6)

NG
NG

 

Manufacturer
Model Number
Compatibility
AF in photo shooting
AF and AE
in Motion picture recording
Shading
Compensation
Available
Focus
Mode
Quick AF
operation
AF operations
AE operation
Auto continuous
operation
Shutter button*
Mount Adaptor
Panasonic DMW-MA2M with Leica M mount lens (*11)(*12)
OK(*8)
MF(*2)
(*8)(*9)
NG
NG(MF)
NG
NG
NG
Panasonic DMW-MA3R with Leica R mount lens (*11)(*12)
OK(*8)
MF(*2)
(*8)(*9)
NG
NG(MF)
NG
NG
NG
Teleconverter lens
OLYMPUS EC-14
NG
-
-
-
-
-
-
OLYMPUS EC-20
NG
-
-
-
-
-
-
Extension tube ring
OLYMPUS EX-25
NG
-
-
-
-
-
-


Compatible products which do not comply with Four-thirds standard

Product Name
Manufacturer
Model Number
Compatibility
Wireless(*15)
External Flash Panasonic DMW-FL580L
OK
OK
DMW-FL360L
OK
OK
DMW-FL500
OK
NG
DMW-FL360
OK
NG
DMW-FL220
OK
NG
OLYMPUS FL-600R
OK
OK
FL-300R
OK
OK
FL-50R
OK
OK
FL-36R
OK
OK
FL-50
OK
NG
FL-40
NG
NG
FL-36
OK
NG
FL-20
NG
NG
FL-14
OK
NG

Product Name
Manufacturer
Model Number
Compatibility
Live View Finder Panasonic DMW-LVF1
NG
DMW-LVF2
NG
Varimagni Angle Finder OLYMPUS VA-1
NG
Dioptric Eyecup(Positive compensation) OLYMPUS DE-P3
NG
Dioptric Eyecup(Negative compensation) OLYMPUS DE-N3
NG
Magnifier Eye Cup OLYMPUS ME-1
NG

(*1)
The firmware update on lenses to the following designated versions or later is required to enable Contrast AF(AFS mode). Please refer to the required firmware version of lenses listed in the table below.
Please note that the following Zuiko lenses are absolutely required to be updated to the designated version or later, otherwise the message "PLEASE CHECK THAT THE LENS IS ATTACHED CORRECTLY" could be displayed on the camera.

<Click here to jump to the information to confirm the lens firmware version>

Model Number Firmware version
L-X025 Ver.2.0 or later Update service
ZUIKO DIGITAL 25mm F2.8 Ver.1.2 or later Update service
ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 Ver.1.3 or later
ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 40-150mm F4.0-5.6 Ver.1.3 or later
ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 70-300mm F4.0-5.6 Ver.1.2 or later

*For these FourThirds lenses, not only they can be updated on DMC-L10 or L1, but also on the Mount Adapter(DMW-MA1) together with G series cameras.
(*2)
When the camera is in MF Assist mode, the image will be magnified automatically by rotating the focus ring. These lenses do not support this function.

It is possible to magnify the image on DMC-GH3,
- Push the [menu/set] button after pushing the [AF Mode]/[Fn3] key.

[MF Assist] function is also available below,
< When it is set to [Focus Ring&AF Mode] or [AF Mode] in [MF Assist] fuction >
- Push the [AF Mode]/[Fn3] key.

< When it is set to [ON] in [Direct Focus Area] function >
- Push the [menu/set] button after pushing a cursor button.

< When it is set to [ON] in [Touch Settings]->[Touch Screen] function >
- Touch the panel to enlarge.

(*3)
The lens firmware Ver.1.2 or later is recommended.
(*4)
AF tracking is slower than the counterparts in HD movie support Micro Four Thirds lens(LUMIX VARIO HD lens). Also operational noise in AF may be recorded while motion picture recording.
(*5)
Though AFS Mode is available, it may be lacking in sharpness in the image or taking longer than usual focusing time. In such cases, please use MF Mode or AF+MF function.
(*6)
Operational noise of the aperture in AE(Auto Exposure) control may be recorded while motion picture recording.
(*7)
AF performance cannot be guaranteed on AFS Mode available. It is reccomended MF Mode on photo and motion picture recording.
(*8)
It can be used together with a Leica M lens/Leica R lens. Please set [SHOOT W/O LENS] in the CUSTOM Menu to "ON".
Please check the Compatibilities of mount adapter DMW-MA2M and DMW-MA3R page to find the compatible lens list.
(*9)

MF guide is not displayed on the screen.

(*10)
Please set "SHOOT W/O LENS" to "ON" in CUSTOM MENU.
(*11)
Not available in the defocus control function.
(*12)
Scene detection function may not work properly in Intelligent Auto mode.
(*13)
STEP ZOOM and ZOOM RESUME is not available.
(*14)
Operated by L-Fn button is not guaranteed.
(*15)
GH3 built in flash can cotroll these flashes by wireless function.
(*16)
MF operation is not available via LUMIX LINK when "Snapshot focus"
(*17)
When movie quality setting is [AVCHD/FHD/24p]/[MOV/FHD/24p]/[MOV I/FHD/24p], Focus mode is only available to manual, Not available to auto focus.
(*18)
Manual focus is not available.

 

 

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