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DMC-TZ8/ZS5 Firmware update service

About downloading service

Dear Customers,
We would like to thank you for purchasing Panasonic DMC-TZ8/ZS5.
From this site, you'll be able to easily download the latest firmware to enhance the product's performance.

Update Contents

Model Number DMC-TZ8, DMC-ZS5
Update Version Ver 1.1
Update File Name/
Size

For Windows:
DMC-TZ8:
TZ8_V11.exe / 16,139,792 bytes (After self-extract, TZ8__V11.bin)
DMC-ZS5:
ZS5_V11.exe / 16,139,792 bytes (After self-extract, ZS5__V11.bin)

For Macintosh:
DMC-TZ8:
TZ8_V11.zip / 16,060,028 bytes (After self-extract, TZ8__V11.bin)
DMC-ZS5:
ZS5_V11.zip / 16,060,028 bytes (After self-extract, ZS5__V11.bin)

Update Date Jun. 28, 2010

Improvements

Date/Version Description
Jun. 28, 2010
Ver 1.1
  1. Optimization of Light amount for INON external flash(S-2000/D-2000/Z-240)

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.

A:power switch  
B:recording/playback switch  

2.Slide the recording/playback switch (B) to [].

3.Set the mode dial (C) to [ ].

     
 

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

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

     
  5.Press [] , and then press [] to select the [SETUP] menu icon []
     
 

6.[][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.

     

Please choose the button after reading [ Warning ] sentence.

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