Panasonic firmware updates for G1, GH1 & GF1 ready for downloading

Panasonic firmware updates for G1, GH1 & GF1 erady for downloading

As promised, Panasonic has made available firmware updates for its Lumix DMC-G1, GH1 and GF1 Micro Four Thirds cameras – and they’re available for downloading right now (scroll down for links).

This latest batch of firmware updates offers improved autofocus performance with third-party lenses and recognition of the new 14-42mm kit zoom, along with upgraded flash performance for the GH1 and G1 cameras.

Here’s the full press release and download links:

Panasonic updates firmwares for DMC-GF1/GH1/G1 for performance enhancement and expanded compatibility

April 20, 2010: Panasonic releases new firmwares for the DMC-GF1, GH1 and G1 of Lumix G Micro System to enhance the potential of the cameras and compatibility.

Firmware ver.1.2 for DMC-GF1

  • Operation menu for image stabilizer will be added to the menu options when the LUMIX G VARIO 14-42 mm / F3.5-5.6 ASPH. / MEGA O.I.S. (H-FS014042) is attached.
  • Improved AF (auto focus) performance with lenses of other manufacturer

Firmware ver.1.3 for DMC-GH1

  • Operation menu for image stabilizer will be added to the menu options when the LUMIX G VARIO 14-42 mm / F3.5-5.6 ASPH. / MEGA O.I.S. (H-FS014042) is attached.
  • Availability of AF performance in FHD (full HD) movie recording mode with Four Thirds lenses that are compatible with contrast AF
  • Improved AF performance in movie recording with LEICA DG MACRO-ELMARIT 45mm / F2.8 ASPH. / MEGA O.I.S. (H-ES045)
  • Improved modulation accuracy of flash
  • Improved AF (auto focus) performance with lenses of other manufacturer

Firmware ver.1.5 for DMC-G1

  • Operation menu for image stabilizer will be added to the menu options when the LUMIX G VARIO 14-42 mm / F3.5-5.6 ASPH. / MEGA O.I.S. (H-FS014042) is attached.
  • Improved modulation accuracy of flash
  • Improved AF (auto focus) performance with lenses of other manufacturer


Downloads ahoy!

Download the firmware v1.2 for Lumix DMC-GF1
Download the firmware v1.2 for Lumix DMC-GH1
Download the firmware v1.4 for Lumix DMC-G1

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