Panasonic LX5 Manual — Download The PDF Now

First published on: Wednesday, 24 November 2010

The English Language Adobe Acrobat PDF owner guides for the Panasonic DMC-LX5 are now available for download at

Panasonic LX5 Manual -- Basic Operating Instructions

The user manual, titled “Panasonic DMC-LX5 Basic Digital Camera Operating Instructions” has 44 pages, and weighs in at 2.2 MB (Megabytes). Right-click this download link and save the user guide to your hard drive.

If the download link didn’t work for you, manually locate said link at this LX5 Operating Manuals page.

Alternatively, you could visit Panasonic UK for the more advanced version of the user guide, or to download the manual in other European languages.

Once you’re at the Panasonic UK site, enter DMCLX5 in the search box, hit Search, and click the View icon next to the manual you wish to download. After accepting the site’s Terms of Use, which appears in a new window, click the View button to begin the download.

How to download the Panasonic LX5 Manual / Operating Instructions at Panasonic UK

As previously mentioned, the Panasonic UK site has an advanced version of the LX5 documentation, titled “Panasonic DMC-LX5 Operating Instructions for advanced features”. Referring to the screen capture above, click on the second link (the one which says 16.8MB, or right-click and download from this direct link) to download the advanced manual. This PDF document is 17.6MB in size, and has 236 pages.

Panasonic LX5 Manual -- Advanced Operating Instructions

Unlike with Nikon, Panasonic allows you to freely print or copy portions from the DMC-LX5 owner’s handbooks without building in any password protection into the PDF.

Both manuals discuss the features of the LX5 and how to use the camera.

The advanced operating instructions PDF goes further to describe camera settings for several optional accessories. The page references are:

Page 196: Using the Panasonic DMW-LVF1 External Live Viewfinder
Using the Panasonic DMW-LVF1 external viewfinder on the LX5, as referenced on page 196 of the Panasonic LX5 Manual (Advanced Operating Instructions)

Page 198: Using the Panasonic DMW-VF1 External Optical Viewfinder
Using the Panasonic DMW-VF1 external viewfinder on the LX5, as referenced on page 198 of the Panasonic LX5 Manual (Advanced Operating Instructions)

Page 199: Using Panasonic external flash units with the LX5 — namely DMW-FL220, DMW-FL360 and DMW-FL500.
Using external flash units, as referenced on page 199 of the Panasonic LX5 Manual (Advanced Operating Instructions)

Page 201: Using the Conversion Lens (Panasonic DMW-LA6 Conversion Lens Adapter and Panasonic DMW-LWA52 Wide Conversion Lens)
Using the Panasonic DMW-LWA52 Wide Conversion Lens, as referenced on page 201 of the Panasonic LX5 Manual (Advanced Operating Instructions)

Page 203: Using filters – the Panasonic LMW-LMC52 Multi Coated Clear Protection Filter (or compatible 52mm UV Filters), Panasonic DMW-LND52 Neutral Density Filter (or compatible 52mm ND filters) and Panasonic DMW-LPL52 Polarizing Filter (or compatible 52mm linear polarizer filters). Use of the Panasonic DMW-LA6 Conversion Lens Adapter is required for proper attachment.
Using protectors / filters, as referenced on page 203 of the Panasonic LX5 Manual (Advanced Operating Instructions)


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