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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH1 Mirrorless Camera

12 Megapixels12 MegapixelsElectronic View FinderElectronic View FinderContinuous DriveContinuous DriveFull 1080p HD Video: 1920 x 1080 resolution or more but less than 4K.Full 1080p HD Video: 1920 x 1080 resolution or more but less than 4K.Manual Controls: Both fully-manual (M) and semi-automatic modes (T and V).Manual Controls: Both fully-manual (M) and semi-automatic modes (T and V).Custom White-Balance: Specifies exactly what should be white to the camera.Custom White-Balance: Specifies exactly what should be white to the camera.Action Photography: Shutter speeds of 1/1500 or more.Action Photography: Shutter speeds of 1/1500 or more.Night Photography: Reaches shutter-speeds longer than 4 seconds.Night Photography: Reaches shutter-speeds longer than 4 seconds.Hotshoe: Allows external flash units to be attached.Hotshoe: Allows external flash units to be attached.Spot MeteringSpot MeteringDepth-Of-Field Preview: Improve perception of DOF before shooting.Depth-Of-Field Preview: Improve perception of DOF before shooting.Accepts Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) and SD memory.Accepts Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) and SD memory.Discontinued: No longer produced by the manufacturer. May still be in stock or found used.Discontinued: No longer produced by the manufacturer. May still be in stock or found used.

Digital Camera Description

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH1 is a Mirrorless Digital Camera with a Four-Thirds sensor and a Micro Four-Thirds lens mount. Its 12 Megapixels CMOS sensor offers an ISO 100-3200 sensitivity range which is expandable to ISO 100-3200. With 12 MP of resolution, sharp prints are possible up to at 240 DPI.

This camera features a mechanic shutter that can expose for 1/4000 to 1m. This camera can make Bulb exposures up to 4m. With a fastest shutter-speed of 1/4000, 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.

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH1

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH1 features a 23-point Contrast-Detect AF system. 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-GH1 is performed via a 0.20" Built-in EVF with 1.4 Megapixels. This extra large EVF has 0.70X magnification and shows 100% coverage.

Model Specifications

BrandPanasonic ModelLumix DMC-GH1
Sensor 12 Megapixels CMOS *LiveMOS sensor. Sensor Size 17 x 13mm
Anti-Alias Filter Yes Sensor Aspect 4:3 Aspect-Ratio
Stabilization None Dust-ReductionYes
Sensitivity ISO 100 - 3200 Shutter-Speed 1/4000 - 60s, bulb up to 4m
Lens MountMicro Four-Thirds MountCrop Factor2X
Filter DiameterN / A Focus System 23-point Contrast-Detect, Assist-lamp *Touch AF/MF assist, 5X or 10X. Tracking AF-C.
Viewfinder Type Built-in EVF Viewfinder Size 0.20" EVF 1.4 Megapixels (0.70X) 100% Coverage
Display Attachment Rotating Display Size 460K Pixels 3" LCD 100% Coverage
Exposure ModesP, A, T, M, B Scene Modes11Portrait, Scenery, Sports, Close-Up, Night-Portrait, Sunset, Party, Baby 1, Baby 2, Pet, Peripheral Defocus
MeteringMulti-Segment, Center-Weighed, Spot Bracketing 7 Shots ±2/3 EV
Exposure Compensation ±3 EV, 1/3 EV Flash Compensation ±2 EV, 1/3
White Balance Auto , Presets, Custom White Balance Tuning 2 Axis, 19 steps
Continuous Drive 3.2 FPS, Unlimited JPEG, 7 RAW Self Timer Yes *2s, 10s, 3 frames @ 10s
Command Dials 1 DOF Preview Yes
Protection Dust Reduction Yes
Digital Level Tripod Mount Yes
Remote Trigger Wired Eye-Start Sensor Yes
HDR No Orientation Sensor Yes
Interval Timer No Multiple Exposure No
Image Formats JPEG RAW Flash Ports Hot-Shoe
Built-In Flash Yes (GN 11) Flash Sync 1/160s
Video Capture 1920x1080 @ 24 FPS 16:9 Sound Input Stereo
Video Format AVCHD WiFi No
Memory Secure Digital High Capacity GPS No
Battery Lithium-Ion Battery Life 360 *CIPA Standard, 50% flash use.
Introduced 2009-03-03, DiscontinuedYES Construction Standard
Size 125 x 90 x 45mm (W x H x D) Weight 385g

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Panasonic DMC-GH1 Highlights


Mirrorless digital camera

Sensor-Size: 17 x 13mm

Four-Thirds Sensor

Actual size when viewed at 100 DPI

12 Megapixels MirrorlessISO 100-3200
Micro Four-Thirds Mount
2X FLM
Shutter 1/4000-60s
0.20" Built-in EVF 1.4 Megapixels (0.70X)Full manual controls, including Manual Focus
Automatic Eye-Start sensorCustom white-balance with 2 axis fine-tuning
Built-in Dust ReductionSpot-Metering
3.2 FPS Drive, Unlimited ImagesHot-Shoe
1920x1080 @ 24 FPS Video RecordingStereo audio input
3" LCD 460K PixelsLithium-Ion Battery
Secure Digital High Capacity
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