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Panasonic - Lumix DMC-FZ300 Compact Digital Camera

Panasonic - Lumix DMC-FZ300 Compact Digital Camera
- 12.1MP 1/2.3" MOS Sensor
- Venus Engine Image Processor
- Leica DC Vario-Elmarit f/2.8 Lens
- 25-600mm (35mm Equivalent)
- 3.0" 1.04m-Dot Free Angle Touchscreen
- Built-In Wi-Fi Connectivity
12 Months Genuine Warranty with Panasonic Australia
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Details

  • 12.1MP 1/2.3" MOS Sensor
  • Venus Engine Image Processor
  • Leica DC Vario-Elmarit f/2.8 Lens
  • 25-600mm (35mm Equivalent)
  • 3.0" 1.04m-Dot Free Angle Touchscreen
  • 1.44m-Dot 0.7x OLED EVF
  • 4K UHD Video Recording at 30 fps
  • ISO 6400, 12 fps Shooting, 4K Photo Mode
  • 5-Axis HYBRID O.I.S.+, DFD AF System
  • Built-In Wi-Fi Connectivity
  • Splash and Dustproof
  • 12 Months Genuine Warranty with Panasonic Australia

Capture moments with the Lumix DMC-FZ300 Compact Digital Camera and gain the superb imaging performance in both 4K UHD Video recording at 30 fps and exclusive ISO 6400, 12 fps Shooting, 4K Photo Mode. It offers 25-600mm (35mm Equivalent) with full-range Leica DC Vario-Elmarit f/2.8 Lens. Its 5 Axis HYBRID O.I.S.+, DFD AF System assures minimal camera shakes to provide steady photos and videos while the 12.1-megapixel high sensitivity MOS sensor and Venus Engine Image Processor achieves superb low light image quality. This compact camera also features a worry-free splashproof and dustproof body for versatility and a Built-In Wi-Fi Connectivity for easy file sharing or remote camera control. 


Product Features in Detail

25-600mm Zoom with Full-Range F2.8
The 25-600mm LEICA DC VARIO-ELMARIT lens boasts full-range F2.8. Regardless of how distant your subject is, or how fast it is moving, this lens won’t let it get away. And the constant F2.8 capability enhances low light shooting throughout the entire zoom range.

Also, Panasonic’s black box technology Nano Surface Coating boasts extremely low reflectance ratio and it is applied to the LUMIX FZ300 for exceptional optical performance with stunning clarity by minimising flaring and ghosting.

• 35mm camera equivalent: 25-600mm

4K Video and 4K Photo — Capture THAT MOMENT
THAT MOMENT you want to remember can occur at any time, and Panasonic's exclusive 4K PHOTO technology uses 30 frames per second in high resolution 4K Ultra HD Video to extract them as photos. You'll never miss THAT MOMENT again. 

• • 4K Photo feature extracts 8-megapixel photo out of a 4K video sequence up to QFHD: 3840 x 2160 pixels, 30 fps, 100Mbit/s.

4K Photo Modes — Free Your Creativity
The 4K Photo function can be used in three different modes, all allowing you to capture that perfect moment at a high burst rate of 30 frames / photos per second:
4K Burst - burst shooting 8-megapixel equivalent images extracted from 4K video as long as the shutter button is pressed.
4K Burst S/S (Start/Stop) - 4K burst recording as 4K video then play, pause, and extract any frame / photo as an 8-megapixel equivalent image later.
4K Pre-Burst - 4K pre-burst starts recording one second before and after you press the shutter button. Perfect for unpredictable moments.

4K Video — More Detail Than Full HD
4K video delivers a far more intense viewing experience that is four times larger* than Full HD, resulting in a much higher level of detail. 

* Native resolution of 3,840 x 2,160 pixels.
** When recording videos in 4K, use a card rated as UHS Speed Class 3.

Splashproof / Dustproof Rugged Design
The LUMIX FZ300 features a splashproof / dustproof rugged design with tight seals on every joint, dial and button, so it stands up to harsh weather conditions and challenging environments—from a marshy jungle to a windy desert. 

High Speed Auto Focusing with DFD Technology
Panasonic's Depth-From-Defocus (DFD) Auto Focus (AF) technology instantly calculates the distance between foreground and background and quickly brings the subject into focus in one fast, continuous movement. In addition, continuous focus stability is enhanced when shooting video. 

5-axis Correction / Tilt Correction
5-Axis HYBRID O.I.S.+ (Optical Image Stabilizer Plus)* reduces blur from one-handed video shooting by compensating for 5 types of movement. The Level Shot Function detects the horizon line and maintains it, even if the camera is tilted. 

* 5-Axis HYBRID O.I.S. works in video recording except for 4K video recording.

High Image Quality—Even in Low Light Conditions
The 12.1-megapixel High Sensitivity MOS Sensor in combination with the Venus Engine excels in diffraction compensation, yielding images that are crisp and free from artifacts associated with small aperture settings. 

* Eight buttons on the body and five buttons on the menu.

Everything in the Right Place
The LUMIX FZ300 features a snug, hand-fitting grip and an intuitive level of operation. The rear/side dials control the main aperture and shutter speed settings. Settings can also be assigned to four function buttons.* In addition, a side lever on the left side of the lens barrel improves lens control. 

* Four buttons on the body and five buttons on the menu.

1,440k-dot, 0.7x Large OLED LVF
The LUMIX FZ300 comes with a high-resolution (1,440k-dot) OLED Live View Finder which affords high visibility thanks to a 10,000:1 contrast ratio and high 0.7x magnification (35mm camera equivalent). 

3.0-inch Free-angle, Touch Panel Rear
The 1040k-dot rear monitor boasts tilt and swivel capability, making it more comfortable even for vertical composition. Plus, its touch control allows you to quickly set focus just by touching the subject on the screen. 

Unwire Your Creativity via Wi-Fi®
The LUMIX FZ300 can be controlled remotely by using the Panasonic Image App on your Wi-Fi enabled smartphone or tablet. View the image, set the focus, or release the shutter from a distance, and then transfer images for sharing on social media. 

* Contrast AF with DFD technology works only with Panasonic Micro Four Thirds lenses. ** In AFS, at wide-end with H-FS14140 or H-HS12035 (CIPA).

In-Camera RAW Data Development
The LUMIX FZ300 can shoot images in RAW-format and even develop them inside the camera. 

Close-up Macro Shooting
Capture stunning macro shots with a minimum focusing distance of 1cm. 

12 fps Burst Shooting
The FZ300 features high speed burst shooting of 12 frames per seconds at full resolution. 

Other Features
Creative Panorama
The Creative Panorama function allows you to create dynamic panoramic photos by simply panning the camera.
High Speed Video in HD
You can record high-speed videos* at 120 fps in HD quality or 240 fps in VGA quality and play them back in dramatic slow motion. * The recording format is 30p. 

Flexible, Expandability Options
The LUMIX FZ300 can be combined with the DMW-FL580L External Flash, the DMW-MS2 Stereo/Shotgun Microphone, the DMW-LT55 Tele Conversion Lens, DMW-LC55 Close-up Lens and many other accessories.  


Included in the Box

     Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300 Compact Digital Camera
     Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery
     Battery Charger
     Lens Hood
     Lens Cap
     Lens Cap String
     USB Cable
     Shoulder Strap
     Software DVD-ROM
     12 Months Genuine Warranty with Panasonic Australia


Warranty Information

     This Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300 Compact Digital Camera comes with 12 months Genuine Warranty with Panasonic Australia.
     Our products are sourced from authorised Australian suppliers and therefore come with genuine Australian warranty.
     Camera Warehouse does not participate in 'Grey Market' or 'Parallel Import' activities.

Specification
Metrics Dimensions (W x H x D) 131.6 x 91.5 x 117.1 mm (5.18 x 3.60 x 4.61 inch)
Weight Approx. 691 g with Battery and SD Memory Card (1.52 lb)
Weight Approx. 640 g without Battery and SD Memory Card (1.41 lb)
Optics Pixels Camera Effective Pixels 12.1 Megapixels
Sensor Sensor Size / Total Pixels / Filter 1/2.3-inch High Sensitivity MOS Sensor / 12.8 Total Megapixels / Primary Color Filter
Lens Aperture F2.8 / Multistage Iris Diaphragm (Still Image: F2.8 - 8.0, Motion Picture: F2.8 - 11.0)
Optical Zoom 24x
Focal Length f = 4.5 - 108mm
Focal Length (25 - 600mm in 35mm equiv. in 4:3)
Focal Length (26 - 624mm in 35mm equiv. in 3:2)
Focal Length (27 - 648mm in 35mm equiv. in 16:9)
Focal Length (30 - 720mm in 35mm equiv. in 1:1)
Focal Length (28 - 672mm in 35mm equiv. in 4:3 4K Photo recording)
Focal Length (27 - 648mm in 35mm equiv. in 3:2 4K Photo recording)
Focal Length (27 - 648mm in 35mm equiv. in 16:9 4K Photo recording)
Focal Length (30 - 720mm in 35mm equiv. in 1:1 4K Photo recording)
Focal Length (27 - 648mm in 35mm equiv. in 16:9 video recording / O.I.S. Off / Level Shot function Off)
Focal Length (30 - 720mm in 35mm equiv. in 16:9 video recording / O.I.S. On / Level Shot function Off)
Focal Length (30 - 720mm in 35mm equiv. in 16:9 video recording / O.I.S. On / Level Shot function On)
Focal Length (27 - 648mm in 35mm equiv. in 4K video recording)
Extra Optical Zoom (EZ) 29.4x (4:3 / 8M (M)), 46.9x (4:3 / 3M (S))
Intelligent Zoom 48x
Lens LEICA DC VARIO-ELMARIT
Lens 14 elements in 11 groups
Lens (5 Aspherical Lenses / 9 Aspherical surfaces / 3 ED Lenses / 1 Nano Surface Coating Lens)
Changing of Zoom Speed 2-Speed Zoom
Optical Image Stabilizer 5-Axis HYBRID O.I.S. +*
Optical Image Stabilizer * 5-Axis compensation works in video recording except for 4K video or high-speed video recording.
Digital Zoom Max. 4x (When Digital Zoom is used simultaneously with Intelligent Zoom, you can only increase the zoom ratio up to 2x.)
Conversion Lens Compatibility Yes
Focus Focusing Area Normal: Wide 30 cm - infinity / Tele 200 cm - infinity
Focusing Area AF Macro / MF / Intelligent Auto / Motion Picture: Wide 1 cm - infinity / Tele 100 cm - infinity
AF Assist Lamp Yes (On / Off)
Focus AFS (Single) / AFF (Flexible) / AFC (Continuous) / MF
Focus Normal / AF Macro / Macro Zoom, Quick AF, Continuous AF (during motion picture recording), Eye Sensor AF, Touch AF/AE Function, Touch Shutter, Touch Pad AF, MF Assist, Touch MF Assist,
Focus AF+MF, Focus Peaking, One Shot AF (Set the Fn button in custom menu to AF-ON), Low Light AF, Starlight AF, AF/AE Lock Button
AF Metering Face/Eye Detection / Tracking / 49-area / Custom Multi / 1-area / Pinpoint (Full area touch is available)
Shutter Shutter Speed Still Image:
Shutter Speed Approx. 60 - 1/4,000 sec (Mechanical Shutter)
Shutter Speed Approx. 1 - 1/16,000 sec (Electronic Shutter)
Shutter Speed Bulb (Approx. 60 sec)
Shutter Speed Motion Picture:
Shutter Speed Approx. 1/25 - 1/16,000 sec (in 24p recording)
Shutter Speed Approx. 1/2 - 1/16,000 sec (Creative Video M Mode / MF Mode)
Recording Finder Viewfinder 0.39" OLED LVF (Live View Finder) (1440k dots), Field of View: Approx. 100%,
Viewfinder Magnification: Approx. 3.88x / 0.7x (35mm equiv.), Eye Sensor
File File Format Still Image: JPEG (DCF/Exif2.3) / RAW, DPOF
File Format Motion Picture: AVCHD, MP4
Recording Modes Mode Dial / Mode Button Intelligent Auto, P, A, S, M, Creative Video, C (Custom), Panotama Shot, Scene Guide, Creative Control
Creative Control mode 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 Color, Sunshine (22 filters)
Still Image Scene Guide Clear Portrait, Silky Skin, Backlit Softness, Clear in Backlight, Relaxing Tone, Sweet Child's Face, Distinct Scenery, Bright Blue Sky, Romantic Sunset Glow, Vivid Sunset Glow, Glistening Water, Clear Nightscape, Cool Night Sky, Warm Glowing Nightscape, Artistic Nightscape, Glittering Illuminations, Handheld Night Shot, Clear Night Portrait, Soft Image of a Flower, Appetizing Food, Cute Dessert, Freeze Animal Motion, Clear Sports Shot, Monochrome
Continuous Shooting Mode (Approx.) [AFS] SH: 60 frames/sec*, H: 12 frames/sec, M: 6 frames/sec (with Live View), L: 2 frames/sec (with Live View)
Continuous Shooting Mode (Approx.) [AFC] H: 6 frames/sec, M: 6 frames/sec (with Live View), L: 2 frames/sec (with Live View)
Continuous Shooting Mode (Approx.) * Electronic shutter only.
4K Photo Mode (*2) 4K Burst: 30 frames/sec, max. 29 min 59 sec
4K Photo Mode (*2) 4K Burst (S/S): 30 frames/sec, max. 29 min 59 sec
4K Photo Mode (*2) 4K Pre-Burst: 30 frames/sec, approx. 2 sec
4K Photo Mode (*2) (Depending on memory card size and battery power)
4K Photo Mode (*2) Exif Information: Yes
4K Photo Mode (*2) Selectable Aspect Ratio: Yes (4:3 / 3:2 / 16:9 / 1:1 are selectable)
4K Photo Mode (*2) Exposure Mode: Program AE / Aperture Priority AE / Shutter Priority AE / Manual
4K Photo Mode (*2) Marking Function: Yes (in 4K Burst (S/S) mode)
Motion Picture Recording (*2) 4K Video 3840 x 2160 pixels, 25p (4K: 100Mbps / MP4) (Sensor Output is 25fps) (AAC)
4K Video 3840 x 2160 pixels, 24p (4K: 100Mbps / MP4) (Sensor Output is 24fps) (AAC)
HD Video 1920 x 1080 pixels, 50p (FHD: 28Mbps / AVCHD) (Sensor Output is 50fps) (Dolby)
HD Video 1920 x 1080 pixels, 24p (FHD: 24Mbps / AVCHD) (Sensor Output is 24fps) (Dolby)
HD Video 1920 x 1080 pixels, 50i (FHD: 24Mbps / AVCHD) (Sensor Output is 25fps) (Dolby)
HD Video 1920 x 1080 pixels, 50i (FHD: 17Mbps / AVCHD) (Sensor Output is 50fps) (Dolby)
HD Video 1920 x 1080 pixels, 50p (FHD: 28Mbps / MP4) (Sensor Output is 50fps) (AAC)
HD Video 1920 x 1080 pixels, 25p (FHD: 20Mbps / MP4) (Sensor Output is 25fps) (AAC)
HD Video 1280 x 720 pixels, 25p (HD: 10Mbps / MP4) (Sensor Output is 25fps) (AAC)
STD Video 640 x 480, 25p (VGA: 4Mbps / MP4) (Sensor Output is 25fps) (AAC)
High Speed Video 1280 x 720 pixels, 25p (HD: MP4) (Sensor Output is 100fps)
High Speed Video 640 x 480 pixels, 25p (VGA: MP4) (Sensor Output is 200fps)
Continuous recordable time (motion pictures) AVCHD FHD/50p: Approx. 170 min (rear monitor), 165 min (LVF)
AVCHD FHD/50i: Approx. 175 min (rear monitor), 170 min (LVF)
MP4 4K/25p: Approx. 135 min (rear monitor), 130 min (LVF)
MP4 FHD/50p: Approx. 170 min (rear monitor), 165 min (LVF)
Actual recordable time (motion pictures) AVCHD FHD/50p: Approx. 85 min (rear monitor), 80 min (LVF)
AVCHD FHD/50i: Approx. 85 min (rear monitor), 85 min (LVF)
MP4 4K/25p: Approx. 65 min (rear monitor), 65 min (LVF)
MP4 FHD/50p: Approx. 85 min (rear monitor), 80 min (LVF)
Exposure Parameters Exposure Program AE, Aperture Priority AE, Shutter Priority AE, Manual
Exposure Compensation 1/3 EV step, +/-3 EV
Auto (AE) Bracketing 3, 5, 7 frames in 1/3, 2/3 or 1 EV Step, Max. +/-3 EV
Light Metering Intelligent Multiple / Center Weighted / Spot
ISO Sensitivity Still Image: Auto / i.ISO / 100 / 200 / 400 / 800 / 1600 / 3200 / 6400
ISO Sensitivity Motion Picture: Auto / 100 / 200 / 400 / 800 / 1600 / 3200/ 6400
ISO Sensitivity (Changeable to 1/3 EV step)
Picture Quality Still Picture Recording [4:3] 4000x3000 (12M) (L) / 3264x2448 (8M) (M) / 2048x1536 (3M) (S)
Still Picture Recording [3:2] 4000x2672 (10.5M) (L) / 3264x2176 (7M) (M) / 2048x1360 (2.5M) (S)
Still Picture Recording [16:9]4000x2248 (9M) (L) / 3840x2160 (8M) (M) / 1920x1080 (2M) (S)
Still Picture Recording [1:1] 2992x2992 (9M) (L) / 2448x2448 (6M) (M) / 1920x1920 (3.5M) (S)
Image Quality RAW / RAW+Fine / RAW+Standard / Fine / Standard
White Balance Auto / Daylight / Cloudy / Shade / Incandescent / Flash / White Set1 / White Set2 / White Set3 / White Set4 / Color Temperature
White Balance (2-axis Adjustable)
Photo Style Standard, Vivid, Natural, Monochrome, Scenery, Portrait, Custom, Cinelike D*, Cinelike V* * When Creative Video mode is selected.
Picture Adjustment Contrast, Sharpness, Noise Reduction, Saturation*, Color Tone**, Filter Effect**
Picture Adjustment * Except for Monochrome mode. ** For Monochrome mode only.
Aspect Bracketing -
Other Digital Red Eye Correction (Red-Eye Removal) Yes (On / Off)
GPS -
Wi-FI IEEE 802.11b/g/n
Wi-FI 2412 MHz - 2462 MHz (1-11 ch)
Wi-FI WPA / WPA2
Wi-FI Infrastracture Mode / WPS
NFC -
Zoom in Motion Picture Yes
Self Timer 2 sec / 10 sec / 10 sec (3 images)
Self Shot Mode No
Playback Display Playback Mode All, Slideshow, Filtering Play (Picture Only, Video Only, 4K PHOTO, Category Selection, Favorite), Calendar
Thumbnails / Zoomed Playback 12,30-thumbnails / Yes
Set Favorites / Rotate Image Yes / Yes
Show Histogram/ Show Highlights Yes / Yes
DPOF Print Setting / Set Protection Yes / Yes
Edit Retouch No
RAW Processing Yes
Resize/ Cropping Yes / Yes
Copy / Title Edit / Text Stamp No / Yes / Yes
Video Divide Yes
Creating Still Pictures from a Motion Picture Yes
PictBridge Support Single / Multi / All / DPOF / Favorites
Setup OSD language Japanese, English, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Chinese (Traditional), Chinese (Simplified)
Others Monitor LCD Monitor 3.0" (7.5cm) Free-Angle TFT Screen LCD Display (1040k dots), AR Coating
LCD Monitor Field of View: Approx. 100%, Wide Viewing-angle
Flash Built- in- Flash Auto*, Auto/Red-eye Reduction*, Forced On, Forced On/Red-eye Reduction, Slow Sync., Slow Sync./Red-eye Reduction, Forced Off * For iA, iA+ mode only.
Built- in- Flash Flash Synchro: 1st / 2nd Slow Sync.
Built- in- Flash Synchronization for flash dimming and exposure compensation
Built- in- Flash 0.3 - 8.8m (Wide / ISO Auto), 1.0 - 8.8m (Tele / ISO Auto)
Media Recording Media SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card (Compatible with UHS-I standard)
Built- in- Memory -
Audio Microphone / Speaker Stereo / Mono
Interface Interface microHDMI (*3), AV Output (PAL / NTSC), USB (AV/USB Multi)
Remote Input φ2.5mm for Remote
External Microphone Input φ3.5mm for External Microphone
Power Power Li-ion Battery Pack (7.2V, 1200mAh, 8.7 Wh) (Included)
Power AC Adaptor (Input: 110 - 240V AC)
Battery life (approx.) 380 pictures (rear monitor) / 360 pictures (LVF) (CIPA Standard) (*1)
Standard Package Included Software PHOTOfunSTUDIO 9.7PE
Included Software SILKYPIX Developer Studio 4.3SE
Included Software LoiLoScope (trial version)
Included Software Adobe Reader
Standard Accessories Battery Charger, Battery Pack, USB Cable, Lens Hood, Lens Cap, Lens Cap String, Shoulder Strap, DVD
NOTE*1
NOTERecording conditions by CIPA standard
NOTE- Temperature: 23 oC (73.4 oF) / Humidity: 50%RH when monitor is on.
NOTE- Using a Panasonic SDHC Memory Card
NOTE- Using the supplied battery.
NOTE- Starting recording 30 seconds after the camera is turned on. (When the optical image stabilizer function is set to [ON].)
NOTE- Recording once every 30 seconds with full flash every second recording.
NOTE- Rotating the zoom lever from Tele to Wide or vice versa in every recording.
NOTE- The number of recordable pictures varies depending on the recording interval time.
NOTE- If the recording interval time becomes longer, the number of recordable pictures decreases.
NOTE- CIPA is an abbreviation of [Camera & Imaging Products Association].
NOTE*2
NOTE- These are standard times taken at a temperature of 23 oC (73.4 oF) and a humidity of 50%RH.
NOTE- The time available for recording varies depending on the environment, the interval between recordings, and the manner of use.
NOTE- Actual recordable time is the time available for recording when repeating actions such as switching the power supply [ON] / [OFF], starting/stopping recording, zoom operation etc.
NOTE- Use a card with SD Speed Class with "Class 4" or higher when recording motion pictures.
NOTE- Use a card with SD Speed Class with "UHS-I Speed Class 3 (U3)" when recording motion pictures with [MP4] in [4K] or [4K PHOTO].
NOTE(SD speed class is the speed standard regarding continuous writing.)
NOTE- Maximum time to record motion pictures continuously with [MP4] in [4K] is 29 minutes 59 seconds.
NOTE- Maximum time to record motion pictures continuously with [MP4] in [FHD] [HD] [VGA] is 29 minutes 59 seconds or up to 4 GB.
NOTE- Maximum time to record High Speed motion pictures continuously is 7 minutes 29 seconds.
NOTE*3
NOTEFor [4K] video output, use an HDMI cable that has the HDMI logo on it, and that is described as"4K compatible".
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Panasonic - Lumix DMC-FZ300 Compact Digital Camera

Panasonic - Lumix DMC-FZ300 Compact Digital Camera

$675.00 Incl. GST