Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX580 Manual: a Manual of Compact Camera with Touch-screen and Traditional Control

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Table of Content:

    1. The Introduction to Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX580 User Manual
    2. Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX580 Camera Outlook
    3. The Specification of Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX580 Camera
    4. Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX580 Camera Price and Conclusion
    5. Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX580 User Manual

The Introduction to Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX580 Manual

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX580 Manual: a Manual of Compact Camera with Touch-screen and Traditional ControlIt’s been generally known that a manual book is something important for an electronic product such as digital camera. With this manual, there will be a lot of information obtained.

This is where a manual comes as helpful product complement. With this manual, user will be able to understand the specification, features, camera parts, setting, and others.

So, for you who are about to learn the digital camera product, the manual of it will be the best reference. And apparently, this is the thing that has motivated us to bring the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX580 Manual here.

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The Overall Look of Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX580 Camera

Before getting down to the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX580 Manual and its specification, now, we are going to discuss about something more obvious. It is the overall look of this camera that will be the first topic to discuss.

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX580 is one of the premium camera series that comes out from Panasonic family. This camera is really squared. When you hand it for the first time, you will feel that this Lumix DMC-FX580 is extremely boxy.

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Further, the edges are all hard and right-angles. You can easily put it inside your tight pants’ pocket, because it is pretty slim. It is also small enough to put into your jacket or small bag. This premium compact camera is easy to use and easy to handle.

Some small buttons are built in the rear side of the camera. Although the button size is pretty small, it is well spaced that loose the chance of pressing the wrong button. The sensitive touch-screen LCD is also available, so if you want to control it easier, you can just touch the screen. What most people like about this cool camera. It has both touch-screen and traditional buttons on the rear sides.

The Specification of Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX580 Camera

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX580 Manual: a Manual of Compact Camera with Touch-screen and Traditional ControlTalking about specification, you will get more detail information about it in the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX580 Manual. But, to give you the simpler view about it, we have resumed the manual to the brief explanation about specification as followed. This camera is completed with the ultrawide 5x optical zoom lens from Leica.  It has a 12 megapixels sensor with optical image stabilization.

You can manually set the exposure with the manual exposure mode that is available in this camera. Indeed, it may not common to have a point-and-shoot compact camera with extra manual controls. The users were highly impressed by the control level while shooting. There are some new features available inside this cool device. In UK, this camera is named DMC-FX550 instead of FX580.

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Still from the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX580 Manual, this camera has some new features for users. One of the new features is the Face Recognition technology. It is used to prioritize particular people in face detection mode. It can sort images by its subject too.

Another new feature is the faster and more powerful Venus processing engine. As said before, this camera has a 5s MEGA image-stabilized optical zoom. The lens that is used in this camera is the 25mm ultra-wide-angle DC Lens from Leica.

Basic Specification

Body type
Body type Compact
Max resolution 4000 x 3000
Other resolutions 4000 x 2672, 4000 x 2248, 3264 x
2448, 3264 x 2176, 3264 x 1840,
2560 x 1920, 2560 x 1712, 2560 x
 1440, 2048 x 1536, 2048 x 1360,
1920 x 1080, 1600 x 1200, 640 x 480
Image ratio w:h 16:9, 4:3, 3:2
Effective pixels 12 megapixels
Sensor photo detectors 13 megapixels
Sensor size 1/2.33″ (6.08 x 4.56 mm)
Sensor type CCD
ISO Auto, 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600
(1600-6400 with boost)
Boosted ISO (maximum) 6400
White balance presets 6
Custom white balance Yes
Image stabilization Optical
Uncompressed format No
JPEG quality levels Fine, Standard
Optics & Focus
Focal length (equiv.) 25–125 mm
Optical zoom
Maximum aperture F2.8–5.9
Autofocus Contrast Detect (sensor)
Face Detection
Live View
Digital zoom Yes (4x)
Manual focus No
Normal focus range 50 cm (19.69″)
Macro focus range 5 cm (1.97″)
Number of focus points 11
Screen / viewfinder
Articulated LCD Fixed
Screen size 3″
Screen dots 230,000
Touch screen No
Live view Yes
Viewfinder type None
Photography features
Minimum shutter speed 60 sec
Maximum shutter speed 1/2000 sec
Aperture priority Yes
Shutter priority Yes
Manual exposure mode No
Subject / scene modes Yes
Built-in flash Yes
Flash range 6.00 m
External flash No
Flash modes Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye reduction,
 Slow Sync
Continuous drive 2.3 fps
Self-timer Yes (2 or 10 sec)
Metering modes Multi
Exposure compensation ±2 (at 1/3 EV steps)
Videography features
Resolutions 1280 x 720 (30 fps), 848 x 480
(30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps),
 320 x 240 (30 fps)
Format Motion JPEG
Microphone Mono
Storage types SD/MMC/SDHC card, Internal
Storage included 40 MB Internal
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Remote control No
Environmentally sealed No
Battery Battery Pack
Battery description Lithium-Ion rechargeable & charger
Weight (inc. batteries) 167 g (0.37 lb / 5.89 oz)
Dimensions 95 x 57 x 22 mm (3.74 x 2.24 x 0.87″)
Other features
Orientation sensor Yes
Timelapse recording No

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX580 Camera Price and Conclusion

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX580 Manual: a Manual of Compact Camera with Touch-screen and Traditional ControlSome users have different opinion about this premium compact camera. Some people love the fact that the manual controls are provided even though the camera already has touch-screen LCD.

The shooting modes in this DMC-FX580 are great too. The noise compensation, contrast, saturation, and sharpness that is adjustable. Some other people do not like the quality of the images taken with this camera if compared with the other camera in the same category.  The recommended price of this camera is $400.

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX580 Manual User Guide

As it is already stated before, the aim of providing this article is to bring the Panasonic Lumix dmc-fx580 manual. With this manual, we hope that we can help user in understanding this product more than before.

So, they will be able to operate and treat this camera in a better way too. But, one thing to be noted is that we will provide the manual in PDF file format. So, before downloading it, it is better for you to get PDF reader software installed in your device.

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