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Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30 Digital camera - 3D - 14.1 Mpix - 20x optical zoom - Silver

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DMC-TZ30EB-S

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30 Digital camera - 3D - 14.1 Mpix - 20x optical zoom - Silver
Discontinued

Description

The best choice for every traveller - the Panasonic LUMIX DMC-TZ30

Compact design and trend-setting technical equipment make this camera a reliable companion on your journeys to discover the world's most beautiful places. The combination of the 20x optical zoom and the 24mm ultra wide angle LEICA lens makes for breathtaking results with incredible detail. Preserve the impressions of your exotic travels and enjoy sharing them with family and friends. Even low-lit details are captured with astonishing clarity thanks to an improved MOS sensor and image processing technology that enable high-speed auto focus. So you will never miss the perfect moment!

The DMC-TZ30 incorporates a 20x optical zoom LEICA DC lens from 24 mm ultra wide-angle, featuring Nano Surface Coating technology that minimizes ghosts and flaring. The lens system makes the unit's overall length short to fit in the compact body despite its versatile zoom range. The 20x optical zoom increases its power to 40x equivalent with the Intelligent Zoom. This is an extensive zoom function using digital zoom with minimum deterioration of image quality thanks to the Intelligent Resolution technology.

The 14.1-megapixel MOS sensor boasts high speed signal output and high sensitivity image recording for making many advanced features possible. This enables the camera to record 10 fps in full resolution, and Full HD video. The excellent S/N ratio of MOS sensor and the Intelligent Noise Reduction system in the Venus Engine makes both photos and videos shot at any sensitivity level from low to high with outstanding clearness.

The DMC-TZ30 is capable of recording full HD 1920 x 1080 60p (NTSC) / 50p (PAL) videos in AVCHD Progressive format. Upgrading the full HD recording capability from interlaced to progressive, subjects with fast motion or fine details are reproduced even more clearly. The DMC-TZ30 can also record full HD videos in MP4 format that has high compatibility with computers. Videos come with the high-quality sound system of Dolby Digital Stereo Creator, zoom noise reduction system and auto wind cut function.

20x Optical Zoom
Discover a new level of detail in your images with the LUMIX DMC-TZ30 and its powerful 20x optical zoom. The built-in LEICA DC lens guarantees high-quality images irrespective of how distant your objects are: the camera's Intelligent Zoom allows for up to 40x with a minimum deterioration of image quality thanks to the Intelligent Resolution technology.

24mm Ultra Wide Angle LEICA lens
The new LUMIX TZ30 with 24mm Ultra Wide Angle allows you more freedom in image composition and enables you to capture the entire beauty of landscapes and wide sceneries with one single shot by doubling the size of the photo area of a standard 35mm lens. The incorporated LEICA DC lens provides high performance technology coveted by photographers with highest demands. Featuring Nano Surface Coating technology the LEICA DC lens minimizes ghosts and flaring making for sharp, clear images with every picture.

Light Speed AF - Ready when you are
Every split second counts! Equipped with Light Speed Auto Focus the LUMIX DMC-TZ30 allows you to focus and capture even the most fleeting photo opportunities with impressive precision and sharpness. Never miss the perfect moment with the Panasonic LUMIX TZ30.

Lowlight Performance
With the improved 14.1-megapixel MOS sensor of the DMC-TZ30 you will be able to realise perfect images even under difficult shooting conditions. Low lit shooting situations will no longer be a serious problem due to the excellent Intelligent Noise Reduction system of the MOS sensor and the integrated Venus Engine, allowing to process large amounts of progressive full HD data at high speed. Both photos and videos captivate by outstanding clearness and accurate colours.

Touch Operation and GPS function
Relive all highlights of your journey anytime with the integrated GPS function of the LUMIX DMC-TZ30. Just choose the data of your designated city or landmark from the bundled map DVD*, copy it onto your SD card and your images will automatically be geo-tagged and sorted in a virtual folder for quick access. Details like latitude, longitude as well country, city and sights are only a part of the information provided. Besides the camera automatically tags the location of all your recordings onto a map, enabling you to trace your memories of traveling by just touching and scrolling the map on the high-resolution screen. * Approx. 90 countries worldwide on a scale of 1/25,000 or more precise.

Slim Design
Superb performance packed in a slim and compact body. Enjoy the Panasonic LUMIX TZ30 as your convenient travel companion: the handy size makes this camera fit in every pocket, ready at hand so that you never miss your perfect moment!

Full HD Movie Recording
Record high quality moving images with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels (Full HD) and a frame rate of 60 (NTSC format) or 50 (PAL format) images per second for absolutely astonishing video material. The upgrade from interlace to progressive video capturing now reproduces fast moving images even more clearly so you are perfectly equipped for every shooting situation. To guarantee high compatibility with your computer, the Panasonic LUMIX TZ30 supports full HD recording in MP4 format - ready for sharing

Highlights of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30 Digital camera - 3D - 14.1 Mpix - 20x optical zoom - Silver

  • 20x Powerful Optical Zoom LEICA DC Lens from 24mm Ultra Wide-angle
  • Newly Developed 14.1-megapixel High Sensitivity MOS Sensor
  • Full HD Video Recording in AVCHD Progressive / MP4 Format
  • Advanced GPS System with World Map Information
  • 10 fps Burst Shooting in Full Resolution and 0.1 sec Light Speed AF
  • POWER O.I.S. (Optical Image Stabilizer) with Active Mode to Suppress Blur

Specifications

Summary

Product Description
Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30 - digital camera
Product Type
Digital camera - compact
Memory Card Slot
SD card
Image Processor
Venus Engine
Internal Storage
12 MB
Sensor Resolution
14.1 Megapixel
Max Video Resolution
1920 x 1080
Lens System
Leica 20 x zoom lens - 4.3 - 86 mm - f/3.3-6.4
Focus Adjustment
Automatic
Min Focus Distance
50 cm
Digital Zoom
4 x
Image Stabiliser
Optical (POWER O.I.S. with Active Mode)
Camera Flash
Built-in flash
Display
LCD display - 3"
Supported Battery
1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery ( included )
AV Interfaces
Composite video/audio, HDMI
Colour
Silver
Dimensions (WxDxH)
10.5 cm x 2.8 cm x 5.9 cm
Weight
184 g


Detail

General

Product Type
Digital camera - compact
Enclosure Colour
Silver
Sensor Resolution
14.1 Megapixel
Optical Sensor Type
MOS
Total Pixels
15,300,000 pixels
Effective Sensor Resolution
14,100,000 pixels
Optical Sensor Size
1/2.33"
Optical Zoom
20 x
Digital Zoom
4 x
Image Processor
Venus Engine
Image Stabiliser
Optical (POWER O.I.S. with Active Mode)
Auto Focus
TTL contrast detection
Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
23
AE/AF Control
Subject-tracking AF, Touch Area AF
Face Detection
Face Detection AF/AE, Face Recognition
Digital Video Format
QuickTime, MJPEG, AVCHD, H.264
Image Recording Format
JPEG, MPO
Max Video Resolution
1920 x 1080
AV Interfaces
Composite video/audio, HDMI

Exposure & White Balance

Light Sensitivity
ISO 100, ISO 800, ISO 400, ISO 200, ISO 1600, ISO auto, ISO auto (1600-6400)
Exposure Metering
Multi-segment, centre-weighted, spot
Exposure Modes
Programme, automatic, manual, aperture-priority, shutter-priority
Shooting Programs
Portrait mode, night portrait, PET, scenery, food, panorama assist, night scene, Underwater, sports mode, sunset, behind glass, high sensitivity, soft skin, baby1, baby2, handheld night shot, Dynamic Range (HDR)
Special Effects
Black & White, Sepia, Vivid, soft focus, miniature, Retro, Happy, Expressive, high dynamic, Dynamic B&W, High Key, Low Key, Toy effect
White Balance
Custom, automatic, presets
White Balance Presets
Incandescent, cloudy, daylight, shade
Max Shutter Speed
1/2000 sec
Min Shutter Speed
15 sec
Exposure Compensation
±2 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps
Auto Exposure Bracketing
3 steps

Lens System

Type
Leica 20 x zoom lens - 4.3 - 86 mm - f/3.3-6.4
Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
24 - 480mm
Focus Adjustment
Automatic
Min Focus Distance
50 cm
Macro Focus Range
3cm
Zoom Adjustment
Motorised drive
Lens Construction
10 groups / 12 elements
Features
Built-in lens shield, ED glass, aspherical lens, Nano Surface coating

Camera Flash

Camera Flash
Built-in flash
Flash Modes
Fill-in mode, slow synchro, auto mode, flash OFF mode, red-eye reduction
Features
AF illuminator
Effective Flash Range
0.6 m - 6.4 m : ISO auto ( wide lens ) , 1 m - 3.3 m : ISO auto ( tele lens )

Additional Features

Continuous Shooting Speed
2 frames per second, 5 frames per second, 10 frames per second, 40 frames per second (5Mpix), 60 frames per second (2.5MPix)
Self Timer Delay
10 sec, 2sec
Additional Features
Direct print, USB 2.0 compatibility, touch-screen control, built-in speaker, RGB primary colour filter, date/time stamp, DPOF support, PictBridge support, histogram display, in-camera red-eye removal, cropping an image, resizing an image, Intelligent Scene Selector, 1080p Full HD movie recording, Intelligent Resolution Technology, face detection, Exif Print support, built-in GPS, Dolby Digital Stereo Creator, Intelligent Auto (iA), text input to Exif header

Display

Type
3" LCD display
Resolution
460,000 pixels
Display Features
Built-in

Microphone

Microphone Operation Mode
Mono
Microphone Features
Wind noise reduction

Connections

Connector Type
1 x Hi-Speed USB , 1 x composite video/audio output , 1 x HDMI output
Memory Card Slot
SD card

Software

Software
Drivers & Utilities, Adobe Reader, Panasonic PHOTOfunSTUDIO 8.1 Premium Edition, Panasonic LUMIX Map Tool

System Requirements for PC Connection

Peripheral Devices
USB port, DVD-ROM drive

Miscellaneous

Included Accessories
Hand strap, power adapter, USB cable

Battery

Details
1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery ( included )
Battery Life Details
Photo shooting - 260 shots

Memory / Storage

Memory Card Slot
SD card
Supported Memory Cards
SD Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card
Internal Storage
12 MB
Image Storage
JPEG 4320 x 3240 , JPEG 4320 x 2880 , JPEG 4320 x 2432 , JPEG 3648 x 2736 , JPEG 3648 x 2432 , JPEG 3648 x 2056 , JPEG 3072 x 2304 , JPEG 3072 x 2048 , JPEG 3072 x 1728 , JPEG 2560 x 1920 , JPEG 2560 x 1712 , JPEG 2560 x 1440 , JPEG 2048 x 1536 , JPEG 2048 x 1360 , JPEG 1920 x 1080 , JPEG 640 x 480 , JPEG 640 x 424 , JPEG 640 x 360 , JPEG 3232 x 3232 , JPEG 2736 x 2736 , JPEG 2304 x 2304 , JPEG 1920 x 1920 , JPEG 1536 x 1536 , JPEG 480 x 480
Video Capture
AVCHD - 1920 x 1080 - 50 fps - 28Mbps , AVCHD - 1920 x 1080 - 50 fps - 17Mbps , AVCHD - 1280 x 720 - 50 fps - 17Mbps , H.264 - 1920 x 1080 - 25 fps - 20Mbps , H.264 - 1280 x 720 - 25 fps - 10Mbps , H.264 - 640 x 480 - 25 fps - 4Mbps , MJPEG - 320 x 240 - 220 fps

Dimensions & Weight

Width
10.5 cm
Depth
2.8 cm
Height
5.9 cm
Weight
184 g

Environmental Parameters

Min Operating Temperature
0 °C
Max Operating Temperature
40 °C

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