Panasonic DMC-FX500 Operating Instruction

About the Setup Menu

About the Setup Menu

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Preparation

Perform these settings if you need to.

About the Setup Menu

[CLOCK SET], [AUTO REVIEW] and [ECONOMY] are important items. Check their 
settings before using them.
• In the Intelligent auto mode, only [CLOCK SET], [WORLD TIME], [TRAVEL DATE], [BEEP] and 

[LANGUAGE] can be set.

For details on how to select the [SETUP] menu settings, refer to P21.

• Refer to P18 for details.

• Refer to P64 for details.

• High angle mode is also canceled if you turn the camera off or [POWER SAVE] is activated.
• The brightness of the pictures displayed on the LCD monitor is increased so some subjects 

may appear differently from actuality on the LCD monitor. However, this does not affect the 
recorded pictures.

• The LCD monitor automatically returns to normal brightness after 30 seconds when recording 

in Power LCD mode. Press any button to make the LCD monitor bright again.

• If the screen is difficult to see because of light from the sun etc. shining on it, use your hand or 

another object to block the light.

• The number of recordable pictures decreases in Auto Power LCD mode, Power LCD mode and 

High angle mode.

U [CLOCK SET]

Setting Date/Time.

 [WORLD TIME]

Set the time in your home area and travel destination.

“ [DESTINATION]:
Travel destination area

– [HOME]:
Your home area

 [MONITOR]

Adjust the brightness of the LCD monitor in 7 steps.

 [LCD MODE]

These menu settings make it easier to see the LCD monitor when 
you are in bright places or when you are holding the camera high 
above your head.

[OFF]
„ [AUTO POWER LCD]:
The brightness is adjusted automatically depending on how bright 
it is around the camera.
… [POWER LCD]:
The LCD monitor becomes brighter and easier to see even when 
taking pictures outdoors.
Å [HIGH ANGLE]:
The LCD monitor is easier to see when taking pictures with the 
camera held high above your head.

LCD

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