Panasonic GH3 and G5 Firmware Updates

Panasonic GH3

Panasonic has issued firmware updates for its GH3 and G5 mirroreless cameras.

Firmware version 1.2 for the Panasonic GH3 provides for the following improvements:

  1. “Low Light AF” is added that makes it possible to set focus on the subject in low-lit situations (-3EV).
  2. “Silent Mode” is added which suppresses electronic shutter, shutter sound, operation sound and flash emission with a single setting.
  3. “Exposure Comp. Reset” is added which resets the setting of exposure compensation to ±0 whenever the camera is turned off or the shooting mode is changed.
  4. Performance of AF is enhanced in use with H-PS14042 and H-PS45175.
  5. Connection problem with Apple Mac computers via Wi-Fi is fixed.

You can download the update for the GH3 here on Panasonic’s website.

Firmware version 1.1 for the Panasonic G5 provides for the following improvements:

  1. Correction of wording on [Motion Picture] menu
    • Correct the wording “60p/60i/30p” of AVCHD frame rate on [Rec Quality] menu to “50p/50i/25p”.
      This update is for PAL broadcast regions only, and you don’t need this update if wording is already “50p/50i/25p”.

You can download the update for the G5 here on Panasonic’s website.