Applies to
Panasonic Lumix FZ-28 Digital Camera




14.30 MB

Driver Date & Version
7/13/2008 (ver. VQT1S73)


This is the operating instructions manual for Panasonic Lumiz DMC-FZ28. FZ28 is the successor to the popular FZ18.

DMC-FZ28 is a digital camera with 10.1-Megapixel, 27mm Wide-Angle and Powerful 18x Optical Zoom Lens.

The 215 pages manual is available from website. It is 45.80MB in size so you may want to download the manual using a broadband Internet connection.

Item Specs
Power Source DC 8.4 V
Power Consumption 1.3 W (When recording with LCD Monitor)

1.2 W (When recording with Viewfinder)

0.6 W (When playing back with LCD Monitor)

0.5 W (When playing back with Viewfinder)

Camera effective pixels 10100000 pixels
Image sensor 1/2.33q CCD

total pixel number 10700000 pixels

Primary colour filter

Lens Optical 18kzoom

fl4.8 mm to 86.4 mm (35 mm film camera equivalent 27 mm to 486 mm)/F2.8 to F4.4

Digital zoom Max. 4k
Extra optical zoom Max. 32.1k
Focus Normal/AF Macro/Manual focus/Face detection/Multi-area-focusing/1-area-focusing (High speed)/1-area-focusing/Spot-focusing/AF Tracking
Focus range AF

30 cm (Wide)/2 m (Tele) to infinity

AF Macro/MF/Intelligent auto

1 cm (Wide)/2 m (Tele) to infinity

However 1 m to infinity for 11k to 18k zoom Scene mode there may be differences in the above settings.

Shutter system Electronic shutter+Mechanical shutter
Motion picture recording 1280k720 pixels (30 frames/second only when using a Card)

848k480 pixels (30 frames/second only when using a Card)

640k480 pixels (30 frames/second only when using a Card)

320k240 pixels (30 frames/second 10 frames/second) With audio

Burst recording Burst speed 2.5 pictures/second (Normal) Approx. 2 pictures/second (Unlimited)
Number of recordable pictures Max. 5 pictures (Standard)

max. 3 pictures (Fine)

Depends on the remaining capacity of the built-in memory or the card (Unlimited).

(Performance in burst recording is only with SD Memory Card/SDHC Memory Card. MultiMediaCard performance will be less.)

Hi-speed burst Burst speed 11 pictures/second ([SPEED PRIORITY] 3M (4 3))

12 pictures/second ([SPEED PRIORITY] 2.5M (3 2))

13 pictures/second ([SPEED PRIORITY] 2M (16 9))

7 pictures/second ([IMAGE PRIORITY] 3M (4 3) 2.5M (3 2) or 2M (16 9))

Nmber of recordable pictures 20 to 60 ([SPEED PRIORITY])

20 to 100 ([IMAGE PRIORITY])

(differs depending on the type of Card and the recording conditions)

ISO sensitivity AUTO/100/200/400/800/1600

[HIGH SENS.] mode: 1600 to 6400

Shutter speed 60 seconds to 1/2000th of a second

[STARRY SKY] mode:15 seconds/30 seconds/60 seconds

White balance Auto white balance/Daylight/Cloudy/Shade/Flash/Incandescent lights/White set1/White set2/White balance K set
Exposure (AE) Programme AE (P)/Aperture-priority AE (A)/Shutter-priority AE (S)/Manual exposure (M)

Exposure compensation (1/3 EV Step/ j2 EV to i2 EV)

Metering mode Multiple/Centre weighted/Spot
LCD monitor 2.7q TFT LCD

(Approx. 230000 dots) (field of view ratio about 100%)

Viewfinder Colour LCD Viewfinder (Approx. 201000 pixels)

(field of view ratio about 100%)

(with diopter adjustment j4 to i4 diopter)

Flash Built-in pop up flash

Flash range:[ISO AUTO]

Approx. 30 cm to 8.5 m (Wide)

AUTO/Red-eye reduction

Forced flash ON (Forced ON/Red-eye reduction)

Slow sync./Red-eye reduction

Forced flash OFF

Microphone Monaural
Speaker Monaural
Recording media Built-in Memory (Approx. 50 MB)/SD Memory Card/SDHC Memory Card/MultiMediaCard (Still pictures only)
Picture size Still picture When the aspect ratio setting is [4:3]

3648k2736 pixels / 3072k2304 pixels / 2560k1920 pixels / 2048k1536 pixels / 1600k1200 pixels / 640k480 pixels

When the aspect ratio setting is [3:2]

3648k2432 pixels/ 3072k2048 pixels/ 2560k1712 pixels/ 2048k1360 pixels

When the aspect ratio setting is [16:9]

3648k2056 pixels/ 3072k1728 pixels/ 2560k1440 pixels/ 1920k1080 pixels

Motion pictures 1280k720 pixels (Only when using a Card)

848k480 pixels (Only when using a Card)

640k480 pixels (Only when using a Card)

320k240 pixels

Quality Fine/Standard/RAW/RAWiJPEG
Still Picture JPEG (based on Design rule for Camera File system

based on Exif 2.21 standard)/RAW

DPOF corresponding

Pictures with audio JPEG (based on Design rule for Camera File system

based on Exif 2.21 standard)+QuickTime (pictures with audio)

Motion pictures QuickTime Motion JPEG (motion pictures with audio)
Digital Interface USB 2.0 (High Speed)
Analogue video/audio NTSC/PAL Composite (Switched by menu)

Component Audio line output (monaural)

[COMPONENT OUT] Terminal Dedicated jack (10 pin)
[DIGITAL/AV OUT] Terminal Dedicated jack (8 pin)
[DC IN] Terminal Type 3 jack
Dimensions Approx. 117.6 mm (W) x 75.3 mm (H) x 88.9 mm (D)(excluding the projecting parts)
Mass Approx. 370 g (excluding card and battery)

Approx. 417 g (with card and battery)

Operating temperature 0 oC to 40 oC
Operating humidity 10% to 80%
Battery Charger Input 110 V to 240 V 50/60 Hz 0.15 A
Battery Charger Output CHARGE 8.4 V0.43 A
Battery Pack (lithium-ion)Voltage 7.2 V

Download Lumix FZ28 Manual here.

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