Panasonic DMC-FX500 Operating Instruction

Motion Picture Mode

Motion Picture Mode

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Advanced (Recording pictures)

[REC] mode: 

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Motion Picture Mode

Move 

3/4 to select [PICTURE MODE] and then 

move 

1.

Slide the [REC]/[PLAYBACK] selector switch to [¦/!], and then 
press [MODE].

Touch [MOTION PICTURE].

Press the shutter button halfway to focus 
and then press it fully to start recording.

A Audio recording
• The available recording time B is displayed on the top 

right and the elapsed recording time 

C is displayed on 

the bottom right of the screen.

• After pressing the shutter button fully, release it straight 

away. If the button is held down, the sound will not be 
recorded for a few seconds when recording starts.

• When the subject is focused, the focus indication 

lights.

• The focus and zoom are fixed to the setting when 

recording starts (the first frame).

• The audio is also recorded simultaneously from the 

built-in microphone on this unit. (Motion pictures 
cannot be recorded without audio.)

Press the shutter button fully to stop recording.

• If the built-in memory or the card becomes full in the middle of recording, the camera 

stops recording automatically.

Changing the settings for the aspect ratio and the picture quality

Press [MENU/SET].

Move 

3/4 to select [ASPECT RATIO] and then 

move 

1.

Move 

3/4 to select the item and then press [MENU/

SET].

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