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Panasonic Lumix DMC-L1

State-of-the-art digital and optical technologies have been crystallized to make LUMIX DMC-L1 a top camera while helping establish a new photographic ...

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ProEasy interface, Great Lens with focus and aperture...

ConsCan't see out of lens without power, can't pause w...

This is my first SLR camera and I chose Panasonic because my first digital camera I ever owned was a Panasonic FX9. I'm happy to report that I'm not disappointed and in fact quite delighted with the overall package. With the old school looks and easy to get to features such as shutter speed...

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Product Information : Panasonic Lumix DMC-L1

Manufacturer's product description

State-of-the-art digital and optical technologies have been crystallized to make LUMIX DMC-L1 a top camera while helping establish a new photographic culture for the digital age. The DMC-L1 is an entirely new kind of digital SLR camera. It is operated much like a traditional film camera but provides a variety of innovative features that increase the fun of shooting photos. While the DMC-L1 is digital, it has a classic design that will remind users of traditional analog cameras. Because it is digital, the DMC-L1 can offer features such as a full-time Live View function through the large 2.5" high-resolution LCD, which offers a shooting style different from conventional digital SLRs that have only an optical viewfinder. The full-time Live View is made possible by the new Live MOS sensor, developed using Panasonic's original Maicovicon technology. Used in the DMC-L1, the 4/3-type Live MOS sensor with 7.5 million pixels provides both the outstanding image quality of a CCD and the low energy consumption for which CMOS sensors are known. The DMC-L1 also incorporates the Venus Engine III image processing LSI, which teams up with the Live MOS sensor to achieve stunning picture quality and responsive performance, with features such as rapid consecutive shooting. The LUMIX DMC-L1 is a state-of-the-art digital SLR camera that maintains the intuitive control and operability of familiar analog cameras, unlike digital SLRs that simply offer extended functions and specifications. The DMC-L1 is a finely crafted, truly satisfying camera that makes it easy for people who have never even used a digital single lens reflex camera to take beautiful shots and gives professionals a powerful tool for creating photographic masterpieces that visually express the emotions of their subjects.

Product Details

Product Description: Panasonic Lumix DMC-L1 - digital camera - body only

Product Type: Digital camera - SLR with Live View mode

Lens Included: Body only

Memory Card Slot: SD card

Sensor Resolution: 7.5 Megapixel

Camera Flash: Pop-up flash

Viewfinder: Optical - eye-level porro prism

Display: LCD display - 2.5"

Supported Battery: 1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery - 1500 mAh ( included )

AV Interfaces: Composite video/audio

Dimensions (WxDxH): 14.6 cm x 8 cm x 8.7 cm

Weight: 530 g

Long Name: Lumix DMC-L1 SLR

Optical Sensor / Sensor Resolution: 7.5

Autofocus: Yes

Optical Zoom (Ratio): Yes

Digital Zoom (Ratio): Yes

LCD Display Size: 2.5

Lens System / Min Focal Length: 14-50 mm

Manufacturer: Panasonic

Flash Memory / Form Factor: SD Memory Card

Viewfinder / Viewfinder Type: Optical Viewfinder



Product Type: Digital camera - SLR with Live View mode

Lens Included: Body only

Sensor Resolution: 7.5 Megapixel

Optical Sensor Type: Live MOS

Total Pixels: 7,900,000 pixels

Effective Sensor Resolution: 7,500,000 pixels

Optical Sensor Size: 13.0 x 17.3mm

Field of View Crop Factor: 1.5

Sensor Dust Reduction: Yes

Sensor Features: Supersonic Wave Filter (SWF)

Auto Focus: TTL phase detection

Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty: 3

Image Recording Format: JPEG, RAW

AV Interfaces: Composite video/audio

Exposure & White Balance

Light Sensitivity: ISO 100, ISO 800, ISO 400, ISO 200, ISO 1600, ISO auto

Exposure Metering: Multi-segment, centre-weighted, spot

Exposure Modes: Bulb, automatic, manual, aperture-priority, shutter-priority

Special Effects: Black & White

White Balance: Custom, automatic, presets

White Balance Presets: Cloudy, Flash, daylight, halogen, shade, 2500K - 10000K (31 steps)

Max Shutter Speed: 1/4000 sec

Min Shutter Speed: 30 sec

Exposure Compensation: ±2 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps

Auto Exposure Bracketing: 5 steps in 1/3 EV step

X-sync Speed: 1/160 sec

Exposure Range: EV 0-19 ( ISO 100 )

Lens System

Lens System Mounting: Four Thirds

Camera Flash

Camera Flash: Pop-up flash

Guide Number (m / ISO 100): 10

Flash Modes: Fill-in mode, rear curtain sync, slow synchro, auto mode, flash OFF mode, red-eye reduction

Features: AF illuminator, flash +/- compensation

Additional Features

Self Timer Delay: 10 sec, 2sec

Flash Terminal: Hot shoe

Additional Features: Direct print, USB 2.0 compatibility, RGB primary colour filter, DPOF support, depth-of-field preview button, PictBridge support, AE lock, AF lock, resizing an image, LCD live view mode


Viewfinder Type: Optical - eye-level porro prism

Field Coverage: 95%

Magnification: 0.93x

Dioptric Correction Range: -3 to +1


Type: 2.5" LCD display

Resolution: 207,000 pixels

Display Features: Built-in


Connector Type: 1 x USB ¦ 1 x composite video output ¦ 1 x remote control ¦ 1 x DC power input

Memory Card Slot: SD card


Software: Drivers & Utilities, LUMIX Simple Viewer


Included Accessories: Battery charger

Body Material: Magnesium alloy


Details: 1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery - 1500 mAh ( included )

Memory / Storage

Memory Card Slot: SD card

Supported Memory Cards: MultiMediaCard, SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card

Dimensions & Weight

Width: 14.6 cm

Depth: 8 cm

Height: 8.7 cm

Weight: 530 g

Environmental Parameters

Min Operating Temperature: 0 °C

Max Operating Temperature: 40 °C


Listed on Ciao since: 16/10/2007