Hybrid Super Zoom Camera FZ45 - From 25mm Wide-angle to 24x Optical
Zoom for both Still and HD Motion Pictures
The 14.1-megapixel DMC-FZ45 features a 25mm wide-angle 24x optical
zoom f/2.8-5.2 LEICA DC VARIO-ELMARIT lens. The 25mm wide-angle
lens has about twice the shooting area of the standard 35mm lens.
The powerful 24x optical zoom can be used both in still and motion
picture recording. The Extra Optical Zoom function uses the center
part of the CCD to extend this 24x zoom ratio to powerful 50.6x
zoom at a resolution of 3-megapixel or less in still picture
The DMC-FZ45 can record HD movie in AVCHD Lite with high sound
quality of Dolby Digital Stereo Creator. Motion JPEG format is also
available (1,280 x 720 pixels). Just press the Motion Picture
Button, and shooting begins. In the Creative Movie Mode, the
shutter speed and aperture can be adjusted. The iA Mode can also be
activated in motion picture recording. When the DMC-FZ45 is
connected to a Panasonic VIERA via an optional mini HDMI cable, the
TV's remote control unit can be used to enjoy playing back with
The POWER O.I.S. (Optical Image Stabilizer) nearly doubles the
hand-shake correction power of conventional MEGA O.I.S. So you can
take beautiful night shots without blurring. Activating POWER
O.I.S., Intelligent ISO Control, Face Detection AF/AE with Face
Recognition, Intelligent Scene Selector, Intelligent Exposure and
AF Tracking, the camera does all the work in the iA Mode. And Happy
Mode optimizes colour saturation and brightness for vividly
With the Intelligent Resolution technology, 3 areas – outlines,
detailed texture areas and soft gradation areas – are automatically
detected. Apart from the uniform enhancement of sharpness, this
technology precisely performs signal processing pixel by pixel in
the most effective way according to the area. As a result, images
are clear and crisp in both photos and movies. The Intelligent Zoom
extends zoom ratio by approx. 1.3x maintaining the image quality
even combining a digital zoom. 24x optical can virtually extend to
The excellent manual controllability is the advantage of DMC-FZ45.
The jog dial enhances ease of use. My Colour Mode and Film Mode
make it easy to customize colour effects to suit your mood. The
Advanced Scene Mode lets you quickly set the frequently used
Portrait, Scenery, Sports, Night Portrait, or Close-up Modes with
the mode dial. The DMC-FZ45 also features a 3.0-inch 230,000-dot
Intelligent LCD with wide-viewing angle.
|Focal Length Range (f-f):
4.5 - 108
|Auto Focus (AF) Assist Beam:
|Auto Focusing (AF) Modes:
Continuous Auto Focus
Single Auto Focus
|Macro Focusing Range (tele):
1 - ∞ m
|Macro Focusing Range (wide):
0.01 - ∞ m
|Display Resolution (numeric):
|Maximum Image Resolution:
4320 x 3240
|Compatible Memory Cards:
|USB 2.0 Ports:
|Item Depth (mm):
|Item Height (mm):
|Item Width (mm):
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