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Procedure for update

Update using Panasonic camera body

Please note that a camera body is required in order to update any Four Thirds lenses.
(including Micro Four Thirds lenses), while camera body can be updated without lens.

Firmware Update Workflow

Step 1.Preparation of update program

  • 1-1. Check the current version of firmware of your camera and lens
  • 1-2. Download the file for update
  • 1-3. Copy the extracted firmware update program into an SD memory card.
    (For a camera using a microSD memory card, please use a microSD memory card.)

Step 2.Procedure for camera body and lens update

Preparation products
  • 1. Fully charged battery
    ※Updating may fail when the battery is not fully charged.
  • 2. SD Memoy Card
    ※Be sure to format the SD Memory Card with the camera that you are using.
Procedure for update
Step 1. Preparation of update program
1-1. Check the current version of firmware of your camera body and lens
The procedures to check the firmware version of your camera body and lens, are explained in this section.
1-2. Download the file for update and Extraction of the file
Download the firmware you will use from the website.
1-3. Copy the extracted firmware update program into an SD memory card.

Copy the firmware file ( [xxxxxxxx.bin] or [xxxxxxxx.lin] ) to the SD Memory Card.

* Do not copy 2 or more firmware files ( [xxxxxxxx.bin] or [xxxxxxxx.lin] ) to the same SD Memory Card.
Firmware update may fail if 2 or more firmware files are saved in the SD Memory Card.

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Check if the camera is turned off.


For the update on camera body and lens, please jump to Step 2.