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DMC-LS85/DMC-LS86 Firmware update service

About downloading service

Dear Customers,
We would like to thank you for purchasing Panasonic DMC-LS85/LS86.
From this site, you'll be able to easily download the latest firmware to enhance the product's performance.

Update Contents

Model Number DMC-LS85,DMC-LS86
Update Version Ver 1.1
Update File Name/

For Windows:
LS85_V11.exe / 6,230,165 bytes (After self-extract, LS85_110.bin)
LS86_V11.exe / 6,230,165 bytes (After self-extract, LS85_110.bin)

For Macintosh:
DMC-LS85: / 6,162,581 bytes (After self-extract, LS85_110.bin)
DMC-LS86: / 6,162,581 bytes (After self-extract, LS85_110.bin)

Update Date 2009/3/9


Date/Version Description
Ver 1.1
  • Improved the stability of playing back videos and images,when the AV cable is connected.
  • Added a feature to change the volume of the shutter sound, and the volume is controlled by adjusting the sound volume of menu operations.

Firmware Update Procedures (Overview)

  • STEP 1. Check the current version of firmware used by your camera.
  • STEP 2. Download an updated version of the firmware and double click the downloaded file to decompress it.
  • STEP 3. Copy the firmware file onto an SD Memory Card.
  • STEP 4. Install the firmware update.
  • Please do not turn off your camera, or do not remove the SD Memory Card while updating your camera's firmware.
    Doing so can cause serious damage to your camera.
  • If the camera malfunctions after the firmware updating, please contact the dealer where you purchased the camera or the Global Service Center Network.

Actual installation steps

STEP 1: Reading the current firmware version.
  Panasonic recommends that you update the firmware in your camera if either of the following conditions exists:
  If the firmware version indicated is older than the version being offered, please update firmware.
The firmware update is not necessary if the current firmware version on your camera is Version 1.1.

1. Turn the camera on.

  • (A) recording/playback switch

2. Slide the recording/playback switch (A) to [].

3. Press [MODE] button to display the mode selection screen.


4. Press [/] to select [NORMAL PICTURE], and then press [MENU/SET].


5. Press [MENU/SET] to display the menu.

  • You can switch menu screens from any menu item by rotating the zoom lever.
  6. Press [] , and then press [] to select the [SETUP] menu icon []


  • It is possible to check whitch version of firmware is on the camera.

License Agreement

Download of any file for Panasonic firmware update requires your agreement with the software agreement. You may proceed to the next step only once you have agreed. Please make sure to confirm all terms and conditions in advance to proceed to download.


Please choose the button after reading License Agreement sentence.