Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ40 Digital Camera
Digital Camera Description
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ40 is a Large Digital Camera with a 1/2.3" sensor. Its 14 Megapixels CCD sensor offers an ISO 80-1600 sensitivity range which is expandable to ISO 80-1600. With 14 MP of resolution, sharp prints are possible up to 18" x 13" at 240 DPI.
A builtin Image Stabilization mechanism allows the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ40 to compensate for camera shake.
This camera features a mechanic shutter that can expose for 1/2000 to 1m. With a fastest shutter-speed of 1/2000, fast action can easily be frozen. Night photography is possible using this digital camera due to its long exposure capability. This camera model offers Full Manual Controls.
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ40 features a 23-point Contrast-Detect AF system. Autofocus can continuously adjust according to subject distance. A Real-Time Autofocus Tracking System allows focus to follow a moving subject within the frame. Manual Focus is also available.
A single control-dial on this camera makes it easy to use semi-automatic modes by adjusting the current exposure parameter directly This camera does not feature any seals to protect it against adverse weather, dust and moisture. Care must be taken, just like with most electronics. Framing on the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ40 is performed via a 0.20" Built-in EVF with 200K Pixels. This EVF shows 100% coverage.
|Sensor||14 Megapixels CCD||Sensor Size||6 x 5mm
|Anti-Alias Filter||Yes||Sensor Aspect||4:3 Aspect-Ratio|
|Stabilization||Built-In||Dust-Reduction||N / A|
|Sensitivity||ISO 80 - 1600 *Expanded range: 80-1600, Up to 6400 at lower resolutions||Shutter-Speed||1/2000 - 60s|
|Lens||25 - 600mm F/2.8 - 5.2 / 11||Mininum Focus||1cm (w) / 1m (t)|
|Filter Diameter||Focus System||23-point Contrast-Detect, Assist-lamp *Tracking AF-C|
|Viewfinder Type||Built-in EVF||Viewfinder Size||0.20" EVF 200K Pixels 100% Coverage|
|Display Attachment||Fixed||Display Size||230K Pixels 3" LCD 100% Coverage|
|Exposure Modes||P, A, T, M||Scene Modes||17Panorama Assist, Party, Candle Light, Baby1, Baby2, Pet, Sunset, High Sensitivity, Hi-Speed Burst, Flash Burst, Panning, Starry Sky,Fireworks, Beach, Snow, Aerial Photo, Photo Frame|
|Metering||Multi-Segment, Center-Weighed, Spot||Bracketing||3 Shots ±3 EV|
|Exposure Compensation||±2 EV, 1/3 EV||Flash Compensation|
|White Balance||Auto , Presets, Custom||White Balance Tuning||2 Axis, 9 steps|
|Continuous Drive||1.8 FPS, 3 JPEG *10 FPS & 5 FPS modes at reduced resolutions.||Self Timer||Yes *2s, 10s, 3 images @ 10s|
|Command Dials||1||DOF Preview||No|
|Digital Level||Tripod Mount||Yes|
|Remote Trigger||Eye-Start Sensor||No|
|Interval Timer||No||Multiple Exposure||No|
|Image Formats||JPEG RAW||Flash Ports|
|Built-In Flash||Yes, 9.5 - 5.1m (W-T)||Flash Sync|
|Video Capture||1280x720 @ 30 FPS 16:9||Sound Input|
|Memory||Secure Digital Extended Capacity, Internal Memory||GPS||No|
|Battery||Lithium-Ion||Battery Life||580 *CIPA Standard, 50% flash use.|
|Size||121 x 80 x 92mm (W x H x D)||Weight||454g|
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Panasonic DMC-FZ40 Highlights
Sensor-Size: 6 x 5mm
Actual size when viewed at 100 DPI
|14 Megapixels Ultra Zoom||ISO 80-1600|
|24X Ultra-Wide Optical Zoom||Shutter 1/2000-60s|
|Built-in Stabilization||Full manual controls, including Manual Focus|
|0.20" Built-in EVF 200K Pixels||Custom white-balance with 2 axis fine-tuning|
|1.8 FPS Drive, 3 Images||Spot-Metering|
|1280x720 @ 30 FPS Video Recording||Lithium-Ion Battery|
|3" LCD 230K Pixels||Secure Digital Extended Capacity|
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