Panasonic DMC-FX500 Operating Instruction

About the Built in Memory the Card

About the Built in Memory the Card

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Preparation

About the Built-in Memory/the Card

• Memory size: Approx. 50 MB
• Recordable motion pictures: QVGA (320

k240 pixels) only

• The built-in memory can be used as a temporary storage device when the card being used 

becomes full.

• You can copy the recorded pictures to a card. (P99)
• The access time for the built-in memory may be longer than the access time for a card.

The following types of cards can be used with this unit.
(These cards are indicated as card in the text.)

¢ The SDHC Memory Card is a memory card standard decided by the SD Association in 2006 

for high capacity memory cards more than 2 GB.

¢ You can use an SDHC Memory Card in equipment that is compatible with SDHC Memory 

Cards however you cannot use an SDHC Memory Card in equipment that is only compatible 
with SD Memory Cards. (Always read the operating instructions for the equipment being 
used.)

• You can only use cards with SDHC logo (indicating compliance with the SD standard) if using 

cards with 4 GB or more capacity.

• Please confirm the latest information on the following website.

http://panasonic.co.jp/pavc/global/cs 

(This Site is English only.)

The following operations can be performed using this unit.
• When a card has not been inserted: Pictures can be recorded in 

the built-in memory and played back.

• When a card has been inserted: Pictures can be recorded on the 

card and played back.

• When using the built-in memory

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• When using the card

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¢ The access indication lights red when pictures are being recorded on the built-in memory (or 

the card).

Built-in Memory

Card

Type of card

Characteristics

SD Memory Card (8 MB to 2 GB)
(Formatted using the FAT12 or FAT16 
format in compliance with the SD 
standard)

• Fast recording and writing speed.
• Write-Protect switch 

A provided. (When 

this switch is set to the [LOCK] position, 
no further data writing, deletion or 
formatting is possible. The ability to 
write, delete and format data is restored 
when the switch is returned to its 
original position.)

SDHC Memory Card (4 GB, 8 GB, 
16 GB)

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(Formatted using the FAT32 format in 
compliance with the SD standard)

MultiMediaCard

• Still pictures only.

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