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Improvements  
Date/Version Description
Jul. 1, 2021
Ver.2.1
  1. There were cases that distorted images are taken depending on the timing of recording after updating to firmware Ver.2.0. This phenomenon has been solved.
Jun. 9, 2021
Ver.2.0
  1. Improved AF performance
    - Tracking and recognition performance of AF have been improved with an addition of head recognition.
    - Human/Animal recognition can be set ON or OFF when the AF mode is set to [1-Area].
  2. RAW video data output over HDMI
    - [4K] / [Anamorphic (4:3) 3.7K] 12-bit RAW video data can be output over HDMI.
    » The Apple ProRes RAW can be recorded on Atomos Ninja V.
    * All functions may not be available depending on the situation.
    * Software that supports Apple ProRes RAW is required to edit RAW video recorded with Ninja V.
    * A LUT (Lookup table) exclusively designed for RAW video recorded on NINJA V is available on the following customer support website to make the same color grading as V-Log/V-Gamut.
    https://panasonic.jp/support/global/cs/dsc/download/lut/s1h_raw_lut/
    * AtomOS v10.66 will be required to support the RAW out function of the Lumix GH5S.
    This Atomos v10.66 update will be available to download from the 9th June 2021, as a free download service from the Atomos website:
    https://www.atomos.com/product-support
  3. Added video functions
    - [Red REC Frame Indicator] function has been added.
    - It is possible to play back vertical videos vertically.
    - Users can choose to add or not to add camera orientation information in [Vertical Position Info (Video)] menu to prevent unintended image rotation in playback.
    - [Video Guide Line] function has been upgraded with more options.
  4. Other added functions
    - [Power Save Mode] can be selectable while the camera is powered with an AC adaptor(DMW-AC10, sold separately).
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As of JST21:00/UTC12:00 on June 9, the Ver.2.0 firmware file has been updated.
If you have already updated your camera before JST21:00/UTC12:00, please download again and execute the firmware update.
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Jul. 21, 2020
Ver.1.6
  1. Improved compatibility with the Panasonic Tripod grip DMW-SHGR1
    - Tripod grip DMW-SHGR1 can be used.
Feb. 17, 2020
Ver.1.5
  1. Picture freeze may occur at burst recording using an external flash when camera is set to AFC/AFF and LVF frame rate 120fps, has been improved.
Nov. 19, 2019
Ver.1.4
  1. Expanded compatibility with Profoto wireless transmitters
    - Profoto wireless transmitters "Air Remote TTL-O" and "Profoto Connect-O" can be used.
    * All functions may not be available depending on the situation.
  2. Improved AF performance
    - [Animal Detect.] has been added to AF mode.
    - [AF-ON: Near Shift] and [AF-ON: Far Shift] functions have been added. [AF-ON: Near Shift] preferably focuses on a subject nearby while [AF-ON: Far Shift] preferably focuses on a subject far away.
    - Focus Peaking function is available in any AF mode.
    - It is possible to set continuous AF on the live view screen in Creative Video mode or in other video recording mode when the video recording area is displayed.
  3. Other added functions
    - [AWBw] has been added to WB mode.
    - [Highlight Weighted] has been added to metering mode.
    - [Exposure Offset Adjust.] has been added to Custom menu, which enables adjustment of the standard exposure value for all metering modes.
    - [0.5SEC] has been added for an option of [Duration Time (photo)] in [Auto Review].
  4. Other improvements
    - AE can be locked with the [AF/AE LOCK] button when ISO Auto is set in M mode.
    - [MODE1] has been added to the Live View Boost function, which increases the frame rate for smooth image display to enable easier manual focusing.
  5. Improved operational stability
    - There were cases where Backup Recording using the Double Card Slot Function stopped during writing. This bug has been fixed.
    - AF operation following the pressing of [AF-ON] in MF mode was unstable when the LVF Frame Rate was at 120 fps and the camera was under dim lighting. This bug has been fixed.
    - There were cases where the images shot vertically did not rotate on playback. This bug has been fixed.
Jul. 9, 2019
Ver.1.3
  1. Improved compatibility with the Panasonic LEICA DG VARIO-SUMMILUX 10-25mm / F1.7 ASPH. (H-X1025) digital interchangeable lens.
    - Smooth aperture control is available during video recording.
    - [Aperture Ring Increment] has been added with which users can choose the control method of the aperture ring from [SMOOTH] or [1/3EV] in photo shooting.
  2. Improved compatibility with the Panasonic Remote Shutter DMW-RS2.
    - The video REC switch on the Remote Shutter can be disabled in the camera's custom menu.
  3. Improved operational stability
    - There were cases where the exposure was not correct when recording in Creative Video Mode. This bug has been fixed.
    - There were cases where the headphone volume did not change in real time when [Headphone Volume] registered in "My Menu" has been changed. This bug has been fixed.
Oct. 23, 2018
Ver.1.2
  1. Improvement of AF performance
    - There were cases where focus point was shifted to the background while tracking the subject in AFC mode. The new firmware minimizes this problem.
    - There were cases where focus point was shifted to the background while tracking the subject in video recording. The new firmware minimizes this problem.
  2. Improvement of stability during HDMI output
    - Operating stability during VFR(Variable Frame Rate) recording through HDMI output has been improved.
  3. Improvement of video recording performance
    - [One Push AE] failed to operate when [SS/Gain Operation] is set to [ANGLE/ISO] while shooting in Creative Video M mode. This bug has been fixed.
    - The image quality when using [V-LogL] for VFR recording in Creative Video mode has been improved.
    - The image quality when set to [i.Dynamic (Intelligent Dynamic Range Control)] has been improved.
  4. Improvement of operation under specific lighting conditions (fluorescent lights, etc.)
    - There were cases where the camera did not catch up to the brightness change smoothly under specfic lighting conditions such as fluorescent lights. The new firmware minimizes this problem.
May 30, 2018
Ver.1.1
  1. Improvement of AF performance
    - AF performance of photo shooting under lowlight, low-contrast environment has been improved.
    - AF speed at 180d (180°) has been improved when displaying the shutter speed in degrees in [SS/Gain Operation]>[ANGLE/ISO].
  2. Improvement of sound recording performance
    - Sound quality has been improved by optimizing the noise reduction performance of internal noise cancelling microphone.
  3. New functions
    - [L.Monochrome D] has been added to Photo Style.
    - [Grain Effect] can be added and adjusted in Photo Style.
    - [Focus Ring Lock] has been added to [Custom] menu, which disables focus ring operation to lock the focus.
    - [WB/ISO/Expo. Button] has been added, which enables adjustment of WB/ISO/Exposure only while the exposure compensation button is pressed. This can be set [Custom]>[Operation].
    - [Dial] has been added to [Custom]>[Operation Lock Setting].
  4. Other Improvements
    - [Focus Ring Lock], [E-Stabilization(Video)], [Sound Rec Level Disp.] and [L.Monochrome D] can be assigned to the Fn button that works in recording mode.
    - Vector Scope can be displayed on the screen while adjusting white balance.
    - It is possible to choose images from group display such as burst shots in [RAW Processing] mode.
    - There were cases where the Image Stabilizer icon was not displayed when switching the settings of Image Stabilizer using the Fn button on the H-ES200 interchangeable lens. This bug has been fixed.
    - There were cases where folder name was garbled when connecting wirelessly with Windows10-based PC. This bug has been fixed.
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