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DMC-FT1/DMC-TS1 Firmware update service

About downloading service

Dear Customers,
We would like to thank you for purchasing Panasonic DMC-FT1/DMC-TS1.
From this site, you'll be able to easily download the latest firmware to enhance the product's performance.

[ Warning ]

For our customers safety, after this firmware update your Panasonic Digital Camera cannot be operated by unauthorised 3rd party batteries.
(Currently there is no authorised 3rd party battery available in the market.)

Update Contents

Model Number DMC-FT1, DMC-TS1
Update Version Ver 1.2
Update File Name/
Size

For Windows:
DMC-FT1:
FT1_V12.exe / 10,097,891 bytes (After self-extract, FT1__120.bin)
DMC-TS1:
TS1_V12.exe / 10,097,891 bytes (After self-extract, FT1__120.bin)

For Macintosh:
DMC-FT1:
FT1_V12.zip / 10,029,795 bytes (After self-extract, FT1__120.bin)
DMC-TS1:
TS1_V12.zip / 10,029,795 bytes (After self-extract, FT1__120.bin)

Update Date 2009/6/15

Improvements

Date/Version Description
2009/6/15
Ver 1.2
  1. Improvement of battery detection for safety standards Panasonic uses.
    (After this firmware update your Panasonic Digital Camera cannot be operated by unauthorised 3rd party batteries.)
2009/4/23
Ver 1.1
  1. Capable of playing back AVCHD motion picture format (1,280 x 720 ) taken with Panasonic Digital Camera DMC-GH1.
    Notes:
    • Not capable of playing back Full HD (1,920 x 1,080) motion picture format.
      *This update of firmware is already included in some units depending on the production timing.
  2. The quality of viewing image(still image) is improved.

Firmware Update Procedures (Overview)

  • STEP 1. Check the current version of firmware used by your camera.
  • STEP 2. Download an updated version of the firmware and double click the downloaded file to decompress it.
  • STEP 3. Copy the firmware file onto an SD Memory Card.
  • STEP 4. Install the firmware update.
Caution:
  • Please do not turn off your camera, or do not remove the SD Memory Card while updating your camera's firmware.
    Doing so can cause serious damage to your camera.
  • If the camera malfunctions after the firmware updating, please contact the dealer where you purchased the camera or the Global Service Center Network.

Actual installation steps

STEP 1: Reading the current firmware version.
  Panasonic recommends that you update the firmware in your camera if either of the following conditions exists:
  If the firmware version indicated is older than the version being offered, please update firmware.
The firmware update is not necessary if the current firmware version on your camera is Version 1.1.
     
 

1.Turn the camera on.

2.Press and hold down the ON/OFF button.

     
 

3.Press [MENU/SET] to display the menu.

  • You can switch menu screens from any menu item by rotating the zoom lever.

     
  4.Press [] , and then press [] to select the [SETUP] menu icon []
     
  5.[][VERSION DISP.]
  • It is possible to check which version of firmware is on the camera.
     

License Agreement

Download of any file for Panasonic firmware update requires your agreement with the software agreement. You may proceed to the next step only once you have agreed. Please make sure to confirm all terms and conditions in advance to proceed to download.

     

[ Warning ]
For our customers safety, after this firmware update your Panasonic Digital Camera cannot be operated by unauthorised 3rd party batteries.
(Currently there is no authorised 3rd party battery available in the market.)

Please choose the button after reading License Agreement and Warning sentence.

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