Panasonic ZS3 / TZ7 Tips

First published on: Thursday, 30 April 2009

This page is a collection of Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS3 / DMC-TZ7 tips, tricks, techniques, camera settings and hacks by users and owners that I’ve across in forums, online communities, blogs and related websites.

Full attribution is given by linking to the source and where available, the author’s homepage or photo gallery.

Download the latest Firmware Update (Version 1.1, dated 23-April-2009)

The firmware v1.1 for the ZS3 / TZ7 adds two enhancements / improvements:

  1. Capable of playing back AVCHD motion picture format (1,280 x 720 ) taken with Panasonic Digital Camera DMC-GH1.

    • Not capable of playing back Full HD (1,920 x 1,080) motion picture format.
      *This update of firmware is already included in some units depending on the production timing.

  2. Noise of auto focusing (Quick AF) is reduced during action.

Instructions and file downloads for Windows and Macintosh platforms can be accessed here.

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