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Procedure for update

Update using Panasonic camera body

Please make sure that your camera body firmware is updated to the latest version first, when updating the lens firmware.

Firmware Update Workflow

Step 1.Preparation of update program

  • 1-1. Check the current firmware version of your camera body and lens
  • 1-2. Download the file for update and Extraction of the file
  • 1-3. Copy the extracted firmware update program into a memory card

Step 2.Procedure for camera body and lens update

Preparation products
  • 1. Charged battery (50% or more)
    * Updating may fail when the battery level is below 50%.
  • 2. Memoy Card
    * Prepare memory card, such as XQD card or SD card, which is compliant with the model that you are using.
    * Be sure to format the memory card with the camera that you are using.
    The memory card must have a free space larger than the file size.
Procedure for update
Step 1. Preparation of update program
1-1. Check the current firmware version 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 a memory card.

Copy the firmware file ( [xxxxxxxx.bin] or [xxxxxxxx.plf] ) to the memory card.

* Do not copy 2 or more firmware files ( [xxxxxxxx.bin] or [xxxxxxxx.plf] ) to the same memory card.
Firmware update may fail if 2 or more firmware files are saved in a 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.