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HC-X2 / X20 Firmware update service

About downloading service

We are offering "firmware update service"of HC-X2 / X20 in order to improve operability and functionaloty of digital video camera.

Update Contents

Model Number HC-X2 / X20
Update Version Ver.1.1
Update File Name / 44,656,282 bytes
Update Date May 9, 2023


Date Version Description
May 9, 2023 Ver.1.1
  1. Recording in the MP4 file format is now supported with the functions below.
    ・Background recording, interval recording, super slow-motion recording, VFR(variable frame rate) recording, dual codec recording [X2 only]
  2. File formats compatible with dual codec recording have been added. [X2 only]
  3. Menu and user button functions regarding gain adjustment have been added.
  4. The AE Level Effect setting can now be reset to [0EV] when the power is turned off or when switching between shooting mode and playback mode.
  5. Focus assist function is now available at Auto Mode and while auto focusing.
  6. Face detection/tracking AE&AF function in manual mode is now available.
  7. One push auto iris function has been added.
  8. New functions can now be assigned to user buttons.
  9. Image stabilization at O.I.S. mode [NORMAL]/[STABLE] has been improved.
  10. Several minor bugs have been fixed.

Please download the operating instructions here for further details of specification updates.

Firmware Update Procedures (Overview)

  1. Step1. Confirmation of the product
  2. Step2. Downloading and extracting updateing software.
  3. Step3. Copying updating software to SD Memory Card
  4. Step4. Firmware update
  5. Step5. Confirming version number of the firmware
  6. Stpe6. Handling of SD Memory Card.
  • If you swich off the power of digital video camera, or pull out SD Memory Card during firmware update, digital video camera maight bi damaged
    Please avoid such operations.
  • This update file is only for Panasonic HC-X2 / X20. Please do not use to any other models.

Step1. Confirmation of the product

    How to confirm the version
  1. Turn the unit on in Recording Mode.

Step2. Download the latest Firmware

If the version of the firmware installed in your recorder is lower than the latest version of the firmware available, please download the latest version of the firmware.
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