Panasonic Lumix FZ2500 Digital Camera

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The Panasonic FZ2500 Bridge Camera

A point and shoot camera the can do everything Stills and Video.

  • 20.1MP 1" High Sensitivity MOS Sensor
  • Leica DC Vario-Elmarit f/2.8-4.5 Lens
  • ISO 25600 and 12 fps Continuous Shooting
  • Built-In Wi-Fi Connectivity; 4K PHOTO
  • 0.74x 2.36m-Dot OLED Live View EVF
  • 3" 1.04m-Dot Free-Angle Touchscreen LCD
  • Manual Control Ring & Built-In ND Filter

IMAGE SENSOR


Sensor size

1-inch High Sensitivity MOS sensor



Total pixels

20.9 megapixels



Camera effective pixels

20.1 megapixels



Colour filter

Primary colour filter

LENS


Aperture

F2.8 - 4.5 / 9 diaphragm blades (F2.8 - 11.0 (W), F4.5 - 11.0 (T))



Optical zoom

20x



Focal length

f = 8.8 - 176mm



Focal length

(26 - 520mm in 35mm equiv. in 4:3)



Focal length

(24 - 480mm in 35mm equiv. in 3:2)



Focal length

(25 - 500mm in 35mm equiv. in 16:9)



Focal length

(31 - 620mm in 35mm equiv. in 1:1)



Focal length

(36 - 720mm in 35mm equiv. in 4:3, 3:2, 16:9 4K PHOTO recording)



Focal length

(38 - 760mm in 35mm equiv. in 1:1 4K PHOTO recording)



Focal length

(25 - 500mm in 35mm equiv. in 16:9 video recording / O.I.S. Off / Level Shot function Off)



Focal length

(27 - 540mm in 35mm equiv. in 16:9 video recording / O.I.S. On / Level Shot function Off)



Focal length

(30 - 600mm in 35mm equiv. in 16:9 video recording / O.I.S. On / Level Shot function On)



Focal length

(36 - 720mm in 35mm equiv. in 4K video recording)



Extra Optical Zoom (EZ)

28.1x (3:2 / 10M (M)), 40x (3:2 / 5M (S))



Intelligent Zoom

40x



Lens

LEICA DC VARIO-ELMARIT



Lens

16 elements in 11 groups



Lens

(5 aspherical lenses (8 aspherical surfaces) / 4 ED lenses / 1 UHR lens)



Changing of zoom speed

5-speed zoom



Optical image stabiliser

5-Axis HYBRID O.I.S. +*



Optical image stabiliser

* 5-Axis compensation works in video recording except for 4K video, variable frame rate video or dolly zoom video recording.



Digital zoom

Max. 4x (When digital zoom is used simultaneously with Intelligent Zoom, you can only increase the zoom ratio up to 2x.)



Zoom in motion picture

Yes



Built-in ND filter

1/4, 1/16, 1/64, Auto

RECORDING SYSTEM

Recording file format

Still image

JPEG (DCF, Exif 2.3), RAW, DPOF



Motion picture

MOV (Audio format LPCM), MP4 (Audio format LPCM / AAC 2ch), AVCHD (Audio format: Dolby Digital 2ch)


System frequency

59.94Hz, 50.00Hz, 24.00Hz



Aspect ratio

4:3, 3:2, 16:9, 1:1



Image quality

RAW, RAW+Fine, RAW+Standard, Fine, Standard



Colour Space

sRGB, AdobeRGB



File size(Pixels)

Still Image

[4:3] 4864x3648(L) / 3456x2592(M) / 2432x1824(S)



Still Image

[3:2] 5472x3648(L) / 3888x2592(M) / 2736x1824(S)



Still Image

[16:9] 5472x3080(L) / 3840x2160(M) / 1920x1080(S)



Still Image

[1:1] 3648x3648(L) / 2592x2592(M) / 1824x1824(S)


Motion picture (*1)

MOV 59.94Hz

[4K] 3840x2160:29.97p, 100Mbps (IPB) (LPCM)



MOV 59.94Hz

[4K] 3840x2160:23.98p, 100Mbps (IPB) (LPCM)



MOV 59.94Hz

[Full HD] 1920x1080:59.94p, 200Mbps (ALL-Intra) (LPCM) / 100Mbps (IPB) (LPCM) / 50Mbps (IPB) (LPCM)



MOV 59.94Hz

[Full HD] 1920x1080:29.97p, 200Mbps (ALL-Intra) (LPCM) / 100Mbps (IPB) (LPCM) / 50Mbps (IPB) (LPCM)



MOV 59.94Hz

[Full HD] 1920x1080:23.98p, 200Mbps (ALL-Intra) (LPCM) / 100Mbps (IPB) (LPCM) / 50Mbps (IPB) (LPCM)



MOV 50.00Hz

[4K] 3840x2160:25.00p, 100Mbps (IPB) (LPCM)



MOV 50.00Hz

[Full HD] 1920x1080:50.00p, 200Mbps (ALL-Intra) (LPCM) / 100Mbps (IPB) (LPCM) / 50Mbps (IPB) (LPCM)



MOV 50.00Hz

[Full HD] 1920x1080:25.00p, 200Mbps (ALL-Intra) (LPCM) / 100Mbps (IPB) (LPCM) / 50Mbps (IPB) (LPCM)



MOV 24.00Hz

[C4K] 4096x2160:24.00p, 100Mbps (IPB) (LPCM)



MOV 24.00Hz

[4K] 3840x2160:24.00p, 100Mbps (IPB) (LPCM)



MOV 24.00Hz

[Full HD] 1920x1080:24.00p, 200Mbps (ALL-Intra) (LPCM) / 100Mbps (IPB) (LPCM) / 50Mbps (IPB) (LPCM)



MP4 59.94Hz

[4K] 3840x2160:29.97p, 100Mbps (IPB) (LPCM) / 100Mbps (IPB) (AAC)



MP4 59.94Hz

[4K] 3840x2160:23.98p, 100Mbps (IPB) (LPCM) / 100Mbps (IPB) (AAC)



MP4 59.94Hz

[Full HD] 1920x1080:59.94p, 200Mbps (ALL-Intra) (LPCM) / 100Mbps (IPB) (LPCM) / 50Mbps (IPB) (LPCM)



MP4 59.94Hz

[Full HD] 1920x1080:29.97p, 200Mbps (ALL-Intra) (LPCM) / 100Mbps (IPB) (LPCM) / 50Mbps (IPB) (LPCM)



MP4 59.94Hz

[Full HD] 1920x1080:23.98p, 200Mbps (ALL-Intra) (LPCM) / 100Mbps (IPB) (LPCM) / 50Mbps (IPB) (LPCM)



MP4 59.94Hz

[Full HD] 1920x1080:59.94p, 28Mbps (IPB) (AAC)



MP4 59.94Hz

[Full HD] 1920x1080:29.97p, 20Mbps (IPB) (AAC)



MP4 59.94Hz

[HD] 1280x720:29.97p, 10Mbps (IPB) (AAC)



MP4 50.00Hz

[4K] 3840x2160:25.00p, 100Mbps (IPB) (LPCM) / 100Mbps (IPB) (AAC)



MP4 50.00Hz

[Full HD] 1920x1080:50.00p, 200Mbps (ALL-Intra) (LPCM) / 100Mbps (IPB) (LPCM) / 50Mbps (IPB) (LPCM)



MP4 50.00Hz

[Full HD] 1920x1080:25.00p, 200Mbps (ALL-Intra) (LPCM) / 100Mbps (IPB) (LPCM) / 50Mbps (IPB) (LPCM)



MP4 50.00Hz

[Full HD] 1920x1080:50.00p, 28Mbps (IPB) (AAC)



MP4 50.00Hz

[Full HD] 1920x1080:25.00p, 20Mbps (IPB) (AAC)



MP4 50.00Hz

[HD] 1280x720:25.00p, 10Mbps (IPB) (AAC)



MP4 24.00Hz

[C4K] 4096x2160:24.00p, 100Mbps (IPB) (LPCM)



MP4 24.00Hz

[4K] 3840x2160:24.00p, 100Mbps (IPB) (LPCM)



MP4 24.00Hz

[Full HD] 1920x1080:24.00p, 200Mbps (ALL-Intra) (LPCM) / 100Mbps (IPB) (LPCM) / 50Mbps (IPB) (LPCM)



AVCHD Progressive, AVCHD 59.94Hz

[Full HD] 1920x1080:59.94p, 28Mbps (IPB) (Dolby)



AVCHD Progressive, AVCHD 59.94Hz

[Full HD] 1920x1080:59.94i, 24Mbps (IPB) (Dolby) (Sensor output is 30.00fps)



AVCHD Progressive, AVCHD 59.94Hz

[Full HD] 1920x1080:59.94i, 17Mbps (IPB) (Dolby) (Sensor output is 60.00fps)



AVCHD Progressive, AVCHD 59.94Hz

[Full HD] 1920x1080:23.98p, 24Mbps (IPB) (Dolby)



AVCHD Progressive, AVCHD 50.00Hz

[Full HD] 1920x1080:50.00p, 28Mbps (IPB) (Dolby)



AVCHD Progressive, AVCHD 50.00Hz

[Full HD] 1920x1080:50.00i, 24Mbps (IPB) (Dolby) (Sensor output is 25.00fps)



AVCHD Progressive, AVCHD 50.00Hz

[Full HD] 1920x1080:50.00i, 17Mbps (IPB) (Dolby) (Sensor output is 50.00fps)


Continuous recordable time (Motion picture) (*1)

AVCHD [FHD/60i] [FHD/50i]: Approx. 115 min (rear monitor), 105 min (LVF)



Actual recordable time (Motion picture) (*1)

AVCHD [FHD/60i] [FHD/50i]: Approx. 60 min (rear monitor), 55 min (LVF)


WiFi FUNCTION


WiFi

IEEE 802.11b/g/n, 2412 MHz - 2462 MHz (1-11 ch), Wi-Fi / WPA / WPA2, Infrastructure mode



NFC

No



QR Code Connection

Yes



Password-less connection

Yes (ON / OFF selectable)

VIEWFINDER


Type

OLED Live View Finder (2,360k dots)



Field of view

Approx. 100%



Magnification

Approx. 2.18x / 0.74x (35mm camera equiv. in 4:3)



Eye point

Approx. 20 mm from eyepiece lens



Diopter adjustment

-4.0 - +4.0 (dpt)



Eye sensor

Yes



Eye sensor adjustment

High / Low

FOCUS


Focusing area

Normal: Wide 30 cm - infinity / Tele 100 cm - infinity



Focusing area

AF Macro / MF / Intelligent Auto / Motion picture: Wide 3 cm - infinity / Tele 100 cm - infinity



Focus mode

AF / AF Macro / Macro Zoom * Each available with AFS (Single) / AFF (Flexible) / AFC (Continuous) / MF



DFD technology

Yes



Post Focus

Yes



Focus Stacking

Yes



AF mode

Face/Eye Detection / Tracking / 49-Area / Custom Multi / 1-Area / Pinpoint



AF mode

(Full area touch is available)



AF detective range

EV -4 - 18 (ISO100 equivalent)



AF assist lamp

Yes



AF lock

Yes (AF/AE LOCK button)



Others

One Shot AF, Shutter AF, Half Press Release, Quick AF, AF Sensitivity, Continuous AF (during motion picture recording), Eye Sensor AF, AF+MF, MF Assist, Touch MF Assist, Focus Peaking, Touch AF/AE Function, Touch Pad AF, Touch Shutter, Low Light AF, Starlight AF

EXPOSURE CONTROL

Light metering mode

Multiple / Center Weighted / Spot



Exposure mode

Program AE, Aperture Priority AE, Shutter Priority AE, Manual



ISO sensitivity (Standard output sensitivity)

Still image

Auto / Intelligent ISO / 80* / 100* / 125 / 200 / 400 / 800 / 1600 / 3200 / 6400 / 12800 / 25600* * Extended ISO



Still image

(Changeable to 1/3 EV step) (ISO Auto in M mode)



Motion picture

Auto / 125 / 200 / 400 / 800 / 1600 / 3200 / 6400



Motion picture

(Changeable to 1/3 EV step)


Exposure compensation

1/3 EV step ±5EV (±3EV for motion picture)



AE lock

Yes (AF/AE LOCK button)


WHITE BALANCE


White balance

Auto / Daylight / Cloudy / Shade / Incandescent / Flash / White Set 1, 2, 3, 4 / Colour temperature setting 1, 2, 3, 4



White balance adjustment

Blue/Amber bias, Magenta/Green bias



Colour temperature setting

2500 - 10000K in 100K

SHUTTER

Shutter speed (Approx.)

Still image

Mechanical shutter type: 1/4,000 - 60, Bulb (Max. 2 minutes)



Still image

Electronic shutter type: 1/16,000 - 1



Motion picture

59.94Hz: 1/16,000 - 1/30, 50.00Hz: 1/16,000 - 1/25, 24.00Hz: 1/16,000 - 1/24 (When using Synchro Scan)



Motion picture

Creative Video M mode / MF mode: 1/16,000 - 1/2


Self timer

10sec, 3 images / 2sec / 10sec



Remote control

Remote control with Bulb function by DMW-RSL1 (Optional)


BRACKET


AE bracket

3, 5, 7 images in 1/3, 2/3 or 1 EV step, max. ±3 EV, single/burst



Aperture Bracket

3, 5 or all positions in 1 EV step



Focus Bracket

1 to 999 images, focus steps can be set in 10 levels

PANORAMA SHOT


Yes (Standard / Wide)


BURST SHOOTING

Burst speed (Approx.)

Mechanical shutter

AFS: H: 12 frames/sec, M: 7 frames/sec (with Live View), L: 2 frames/sec (with Live View)



Mechanical shutter

AFC: H: 7 frames/sec, M: 7 frames/sec (with Live View), L: 2 frames/sec (with Live View)



Electronic shutter

SH: 50 frames/sec



Electronic shutter

AFS: H: 12 frames/sec, M: 7 frames/sec (with Live View), L: 2 frames/sec (with Live View)



Electronic shutter

AFC: H: 7 frames/sec, M: 7 frames/sec (with Live View), L: 2 frames/sec (with Live View)


Number of recordable images

More than 30 images (when there are RAW files with the particular speed)



Number of recordable images

More than 80 images (when there are no RAW files)



Number of recordable images

(Depending on memory card type, aspect, picture size and compression)


4K PHOTO MODE


4K Photo mode (*1)

4K Burst: 30 frames/sec



4K Photo mode (*1)

4K Burst (S/S): 30 frames/sec



4K Photo mode (*1)

4K Pre-Burst: 30 frames/sec, approx. 2 seconds



4K Photo mode (*1)

(Depending on memory card size and battery power)



Exif information

Yes



Marking function

Yes (in 4K Burst (S/S) mode)



Loop rec function

Yes (in 4K Burst (S/S) mode)

FLASH


Shooting distance

0.5 - 13.2m (Wide / ISO Auto), 1.0 - 7.9m (Tele / ISO Auto)



Flash mode

Auto*, Auto/Red-eye Reduction*, Forced On, Forced On/Red-eye Reduction, Slow Sync., Slow Sync./Red-eye Reduction, Forced Off *For iA, iA+ only.



Flash output adjustment

1/3EV step ±3EV



Flash synchronization

1st Curtain Sync., 2nd Curtain Sync.



Synchronization for flash dimming and exposure compensation

Yes



Wireless control

Yes (When using DMW-FL200L / FL360L / FL580L (Optional))

REAR MONITOR


Type

TFT LCD monitor with static touch control



Monitor size

Free-angle 3.0-inch (7.5cm) / 3:2 aspect / Wide viewing angle / AF coating



Pixels

Approx. 1,040k dots



Filed of view

Approx. 100%



Monitor adjustment

Brightness, Contrast, Saturation, Red-Green, Blue-Yellow

PHOTO STYLE


Photo style

Standard / Vivid / Natural / Monochrome / Scenery / Portrait / Custom / Cinelike D* / Cinelike V* / V-Log L*/**



Photo style

*When Creative Video mode is selected. **Upgrade Software Key DMW-SFU1(Optional) is required.



Picture adjustment

Contrast, Sharpness, Noise Reduction, Saturation*, Hue, Colour Tone**, Filter Effect**



Picture adjustment

*Except for Monochrome mode. **For Monochrome mode only.

CREATIVE CONTROL


Expressive / Retro / Old Days / High Key / Low Key / Sepia / Monochrome / Dynamic Monochrome / Rough Monochrome* / Silky Monochrome* / Impressive Art / High Dynamic / Cross Process / Toy Effect / Toy Pop / Bleach Bypass / Miniature Effect / Soft Focus* / Fantasy / Star Filter* / One Point Colour / Sunshine* *Photo only.


CREATIVE VIDEO MODE

Exposure mode

Program AE/ Aperture-Priority / Sutter-Priority / Manual Exposure



Variable frame rate

59.94Hz

MOV/FHD/100Mbps/29.97p, MP4(LPCM)/FHD/100Mbps/29.97p:2fps, 15fps, 26fps, 28fps, 30fps, 32fps, 34fps, 45fps, 60fps, 75fps, 90fps, 96fps, 120fps



59.94Hz

MOV/FHD/100Mbps/23.98p, MP4(LPCM)/FHD/100Mbps/23.98p:2fps, 12fps, 20fps, 22fps, 24fps, 26fps, 28fps, 36fps, 48fps, 60fps, 72fps, 84fps, 96fps, 120fps



59.94Hz

AVCHD/FHD/24Mbps/29.97p:2fps, 15fps, 26fps, 28fps, 30fps, 32fps, 34fps, 45fps, 60fps



59.94Hz

AVCHD/FHD/24Mbps/23.98p:2fps, 12fps, 20fps, 22fps, 24fps, 26fps, 28fps, 36fps, 48fps, 60fps



50.00Hz

MOV/FHD/100Mbps/25.00p, MP4(LPCM)/FHD/100Mbps/25.00p:2fps, 12fps, 21fps, 23fps, 25fps, 27fps, 30fps, 37fps, 50fps, 62fps, 75fps, 96fps, 120fps



50.00Hz

AVCHD/FHD/24Mbps/25.00p:2fps, 12fps, 21fps, 23fps, 25fps, 27fps, 30fps, 37fps, 50fps



24.00Hz

MOV/FHD/100Mbps/24.00p, MP4(LPCM)/FHD/100Mbps/24.00p:2fps, 12fps, 20fps, 22fps, 24fps, 26fps, 28fps, 36fps, 48fps, 60fps, 72fps, 84fps, 96fps, 120fps


Dolly zoom

Yes


MOTION PICTURE FUNCTION


Master pedestal level

31 steps



Luminance level

0-255 / 16-235 / 16-255



Synchro scan

Yes



Time code

Count Up: Rec Run/Free Run selectable, Time Code Mode: Drop frame/Non-drop frame selectable (When system frequency [59.94Hz] is selected.)



SS/Gain operation

Shutter Duration/ISO / Angle/ISO / Shutter Duration/dB



Colour bars / 1kHz test tone

Yes (SMPTE / EBU / ARIB) / Yes



Cinelike gamma

Cinelike D / Cinelike V



V-Log L

Yes *Upgrade Software Key DMW-SFU1(Optional) is required.

OTHER FUNCTIONS


Level Gauge, Real-time Histogram, Guide Lines (3 patterns), Center Marker (Still image / motion picture), Highlight display (Still image / motion picture), Zebra Pattern (Still image / motion picture)


PLAYBACK


Playback function

30-thumbnail display, 12-thumbnail display, Calendar display, Zoomed playback (Max. 16x), Slideshow (All / Picture Only / Video Only), Playback Mode (Normal / Picture Only / Video Only), Location Logging, RAW Processing, 4K PHOTO Bulk Saving, Light Composition, Clear Retouch, Title Edit, Text Stamp, Video Divide, Time Lapse Video, Stop Motion Video, Resize, Cropping, Rotate, Rotation Display, Favourite, Print Set, Protect, Face Recognition Edit, Picture Sort, Delete Confirmation

IMAGE PROTECTION / ERASE


Protection

Single / Multi



Erase

Single / Multi / All / Except Favourite

PRINT


Direct Print

PictBridge compatible

INTERFACE

Recording media

SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card



Recording media

(Compatible with UHS-I UHS Speed Class 3 standard SDHC / SDXC Memory Cards)



USB

USB 2.0 Micro-B



HDMI (*2)

Monitor-through

4:2:2 8-bit / 4:2:2 10-bit (When 4:2:2 10-bit mode is selected, it is not possible to record motion picture or still picture on the SD memory card in the camera unit.)



Monitor-through

Information display ON/OFF (selectable)



Monitor-through

Automatic down-conversion (4K --> 1080p only)



Playback

microHDMI TypeD / VIERA Link, Audio: LPCM / Stereo



Playback

59.94Hz: Auto / 4K / 1080p / 1080i / 720p / 480p



Playback

50.00Hz: Auto / 4K / 1080p / 1080i / 720p / 576p



Playback

24.00Hz: Auto / C4K / 4K / 1080p


Audio video output

No



Remote input

φ2.5mm for remote



External microphone input

φ3.5mm for external microphone



Headphone output

φ3.5mm for headphone



Microphone

Stereo, Wind-cut: OFF / Standard / High



Speaker

Monaural


LANGUAGE


OSD language

Japanese, English, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Chinese (Traditional), Chinese (Simplified)

GENERAL

POWER

Battery

Li-ion Battery Pack (7.2V, 1200mAh, 8.7Wh) (included)



Battery life (CIPA standard) (*3)

Approx. 350 images (rear monitor), 270 images (LVF)


DIMENSIONS / WEIGHT

Dimensions (W x H x D)

137.6 x 101.9 x 134.7 mm / 5.42 x 4.01 x 5.30 inch (excluding protrusions)



Weight

Approx. 966g / 2.13 lb (SD card, Battery, Body)



Weight

Approx. 915g / 2.02 lb (Body only)


OPERATING ENVIRONMENT

Operating temperature

0oC to 40oC (32oF to 104oF)



Operating humidity

10%RH to 80RH


STANDARD ACCESSORIES

Software

· The software to edit and playback images on computer is not bundled with DMC-FZ2500. To do this, PHOTOfunSTUDIO is available for download at Panasonic website using computer connected to the Internet. http://panasonic.jp/support/global/cs/soft/download/d_pfs99pe.html (For Windows) · The software to process RAW file on computer is not bundled with DMC-FZ2500. To do this, SILKYPIX Developer Studio is available for download at Ichikawa Soft Laboratory's website using computer connected to the Internet. http://www.isl.co.jp/SILKYPIX/english/p/ (For Windows / Mac)

  • Panasonic FZ2500 Camera
  • Battery Charger
  • Battery Pack
  • USB Cable
  • Lens Hood
  • Lens Cap
  • Lens Cap String
  • Hot Shoe Cover
  • Shoulder Strap

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