With the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS1 / FT1, Panasonic enters the "TOUGH" category with an ultra compact that is waterproof, dustproof and shockproof. The TS1 features 12.1MP resolution (on a 1/2.33-in. CCD), a 4.6x wide-angle optical
zoom Leica-branded lens (28mm-128mm
equiv.) and Optical Image Stabilization for both stills and movies to help reduce
camera shake at the long focal lengths and slow shutter speeds.
Intelligent Auto Technology (iA) combines 6 detection functions in still photography (Face Detection, Subject Detection, Shake Detection, Motion Detection, Scene Detection and Light Detection) and 4 detection functions (Face Detection, Shake Detection, Scene Detection and Light Detection) in video recording to let the camera select the best mode and exposure.
A high resolution (230K dots)
large 2.7-in. LCD monitor with a wide viewing angle makes composition
easy. The Intelligent LCD function adjusts the backlight brightness in 11 steps according to the ambient light intensity.
Record HD Movie in AVCHD Lite (1,280 x 720 pixels, 17 Mbps) and use the optical zoom during recording.
The TS1 is waterproof to a depth of 3 meters (10 feet). You can take it fearlessly to the beach, underwater or in a pool.
Wash off dirt, soil and dust by simply rinsing under running tap water.
The TS1 is shockproof and can resist impacts from being dropped from as high as 1.5 meters (5 feet). This allows you to take use it situations where knocks and bumps may damage other digital cameras.
The TS1 is dustproof and will function in environment that is especially dusty. It's also perfect for hiking or playing sports.
Lumix DMC-TS1 / FT1 should appeal to those with an active lifestyle and find an ultra compact digital camera that is waterproof, shockproof and dustproof the perfect travel companion.
Normal: 30 cm (0.98 feet) - infinity
Macro / Intelligent AUTO: Wide 5 cm (0.16 feet) / Tele 30 cm (0.98 feet) - infinity
Focus Range Display
Face / AF Tracking / Multi (11-area) / 1-area high speed / 1-area / Spot
AF Assist Lamp
Normal / Macro, AF Tracking (On / Off), Pre-AF (Off / Quick AF / Continuous AF), Continuous AF (On / Off) in Motion Picture Recording
Focus Icon Select
Yes (in Face Recognition only)
(Standard Output Sensitivity)
Auto / 80 / 100 / 200 / 400 / 800 / 1600
(High Sensitivity Mode: Auto (1600-6400))
Auto / Daylight / Cloudy / Shade / Halogen / White Set
White Balance Adjustment (±10 steps, except for auto set)
(Selectable at Portrait, Soft Skin, Transform, Self-Portrait, Sports, Baby, Pet, High Sensitivity, Hi-speed Burst, Pin Hole, Panorama Assist Modes)
Rec Mode (Mode Dial)
Intelligent AUTO, Normal Picture, Scene Mode, Beach & Surf, Snow, Sports, Clipboard
Portrait, Soft Skin, Transform, Self-Portrait, Scenery, Low Light, Food, Party, Candle Light, Sunset, Beach & Surf, Snow, Aerial, Pin Hole, Film Grain, Underwater, High Sensitivity
(Activated by selecting Still Picture Scene Mode then pressing movie button. Still Picture Scene Modes without corresponding Movie Scene Mode is recorded in Normal Mode)
Standard, Natural, Vivid, Black & White, Sepia, Cool, Warm
Still Image: JPEG (Design rule for Camera File system, based on Exif 2.21 standard), DPOF corresponding
Image with Audio: JPEG (Design rule for Camera File system, based on Exif 2.21 standard) + QuickTime
Motion Images: AVCHD Lite, QuickTime Motion JPEG
AVCHD Lite Recording
NTSC / PAL (Depends on Region)
4:3 / 3:2 / 16:9
Fine / Standard
4:3 Aspect Ratio:
4,000 x 3,000 pixels (12M),
3,264 x 2,448 pixels (8M EZ),
2,560 x 1,920 pixels (5M EZ),
2,048 x 1,536 pixels (3M EZ),
1,600 x 1,200 pixels (2M EZ),
640 x 480 pixels (0.3M EZ)
3:2 Aspect Ratio:
4,000 x 2,672 pixels (10.5M),
3,264 x 2,176 pixels (7M EZ),
2,560 x 1,712 pixels (4.5M EZ),
2,048 x 1,360 pixels (2.5M EZ)
16:9 Aspect Ratio:
4,000 x 2,248 pixels (9M),
3,264 x 1,840 pixels (6M EZ),
2,560 x 1,440 pixels (3.5M EZ),
1,920 x 1,080 pixels (2M EZ)
(QuickTime Motion JPEG)
4:3 Aspect Ratio:
VGA: 640 x 480 pixels, 30 fps (Motion JPEG)
QVGA: 320 x 240 pixels, 30 fps (Motion JPEG)
[NTSC] 60p *CCD output is 30p (fps).
[PAL] 50p *CCD output is 25p (fps).
Motion JPEG: 30 fps
Max. recording time depends on Memory Card Capacity.
A max. of approx. 2 GB of continuous motion picture can be recorded in Motion JPEG. In AVCHD Lite, recording may be continued until the card is full.
Approx. 15-100 shots.
* Maximum is 100 shots.
・The number of consecutive shots is limited by the shooting conditions, card type, and card condition.
・The number of consecutive shots may increase immediately after the card is formatted.
Yes (1.8 frames / sec)
Intelligent Auto (iA) Mode
Face Recognition (Still)
Optical Image Stabilizer (Still & Movie)
Intelligent ISO Control (Still & Movie)
Face Detection (Still)
Intelligent Scene Selector (Still - Portrait, Scenery, Night Portrait, Night Scenery, Macro; Movie
Optical Zoom in Motion Picture
Still Image Rec. with Audio
Max. 10 sec
approx. 40 MB
Mode Help Screen
Date / World Time
Yes / Yes
Title Edit /
Yes / Yes / Yes
Auto, Auto / Red-eye Reduction, Forced On,
Slow Sync. / Red-eye Reduction, Forced Off
0.3 - 5.1 m (Wide / ISO Auto), 0.3 - 2.8 m (Tele / ISO Auto)
2.7" TFT LCD (230,000 dots)
Field of View : approx. 100%, Wide Viewing Angle
Auto Power LCD Mode, Power LCD Mode
Normal Playback, Slideshow, Mode Playback, Category Playback, Favorites Playback
Playback Motion Picture
Yes (Motion JPEG / AVCHD Lite)
All / Still Images Only / Motion Picture Only / Favorites / Category
BGM Effect (Natural / Slow / Swing / Urban / OFF)
English, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Russian, Chinese (Traditional), Chinese (Simplified), Netherlandic, Thai, Korean,Turkish, Portuguese, Arabic, Persian, Japanese, Swedish, Danish, Finnish
*Check the website of the Panasonic sales company in your country or region for details on the OSD languages on the products that are available in your market.
Video: Auto / 1080i / 720p / 576p (PAL) / 480p (NTSC)
Audio: Dolby Digital Creator
mini HDMI, USB2.0 High Speed, AV Output (NTSC / PAL or NTSC only)*, DC Input (requires optional Multi Conversion Adapter)
*Check the website of the Panasonic sales company in your country or region for details on the AV Output on the products that are available in your market.
340 pictures (CIPA standard)
100 minutes (Recording time capacity in AVCHD Lite SH mode)
- Battery Charger with AC Cable
Battery Pack, Battery Case
- AV Cable, USB Connection Cable
- Hand Strap (with stopper)
- CD-ROM: PHOTOfunSTUDIO v3.0 HD Edition,
ArcSoft (MediaImpression / Panorama Maker), USB Driver, QuickTime
*Check the website of the Panasonic sales company in your country or region for details on the standard accessories on the products that are available in your market. U.S.A. Direct UK eshop Other Countries
(W x H x D)
98.3 x 63.1 x 23.0 mm /
3.87 x 2.49 x 0.91 in.
162.5 g / 0.36 lb
183.8 g / 0.41 lb with Battery and SD Memory Card
$399.95 / CAD $499.99 / UK £329
* In Motion Picture Mode, we recommend using a high speed SD/SDHC Memory Card with "10 MB/s" or greater displayed on the package.
** Shooting conditions: 23°C (73.4°F) with 50 % humidity; LCD on****; using Panasonic SD/SHDC Memory Card; starting to shoot 30 seconds after turning on the power; shooting once every 30 seconds with the flash in full operation for every other shot; changing the zoom setting from telephoto to wide, or wide to telephoto, for each shot; and temporarily turning the power off after each 10 shots (long enough to lower the battery temperature).
*** Available recording time will be reduced when the camera is switched ON/OFF, recording is stopped/started, or zoom operations are used frequently.
•The battery life differs depending on the condition stored or used or environment.
•The number of recordable pictures varies depending on the recording interval time. If the recording interval time becomes longer, the number of recordable pictures decreases.
****The number of recordable pictures decreases in Auto Power LCD Mode or Power LCD Mode.
•CIPA is an abbreviation of “Camera & Imaging Products Association.”
•Operating Temperature: 0°C–40°C (32°F–104°F)
•Operating Humidity: 10%–40%
•Weight and dimensions shown are approximate.
•Design, functions, and specifications are subject to change without notice.
•Some sample images are simulated.
•Some accessories are not available in some countries.
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