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Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5 Mirrorless Digital Camera + 12-60mm f/2.8-4 Lens

The Lumix DC-GH5 Mirrorless Micro Four Thirds Camera provides an outstanding imaging platform for shooters who demand some of the best videos and still photography quality they can get in a single compact camera. 

Spanning a useful wide-angle to short telephoto range, the Leica DG Vario-Elmarit 12-60mm f/2.8-4 lens is a 24-120mm equivalent zoom designed for Micro Four Thirds cameras. 

Brand: Panasonic
Product Code: DC-GH5LGA-K
R 44,995.00
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High-performance stills & silky smooth video

The Lumix GH5 packs a real punch with its high-performance 20.3MP Digital Live MOS sensor to achieve an incredible picture. Together with the removal of the low-pass filter from the sensor, you can confidently capture sharp images with a high dynamic range and artefact free.

The GH5 also records silky smooth 4K 60p/50p (QFHD 4K: 3840 x 2160 / MOV or MP4) video. Faster frame rates mean excellent motion compensation plus you can slow down footage inside your video editing timeline without losing detail. You also achieve perfect panning control and a suppression of the rolling shutter effect as seen in lesser frame rates. High-resolution images and perfect focal length can also be achieved as the Lumix GH5 features pixel for pixel, no sensor cropping recording. There's also no recording duration limit so you can go beyond 30 minutes in all record settings.


Splash/Dust/Freezeproof Rugged Design

The LUMIX GH5 is built like a tank to withstand even heavy use out in the field. It is freezeproof down to -10º in addition to splash / dustproof construction thanks to weather sealing on every joint, dial, and button. A magnesium alloy full die-cast armour frame makes the body lightweight yet durable while bringing ruggedness to the compact size. This camera can go everywhere you can.

*Splash Proof is a term used to describe an extra level of protection this camera offers against exposure to a minimal amount of moisture, water or dust. Splash Proof does not guarantee that damage will not occur if this camera is subjected to direct contact with water.


High Durability Shutter Unit

The shutter unit is durable for approx. 200,000 times release*. Not only does it offer the highest shutter speed at max. 1/8000 to capture fast-moving 'spur-of-the-moment' shots but when used with fast aperture lenses - even outdoors - it gives impressive de-focus.

*Panasonic LUMIX in-house examination.


Venus Engine Processor

The marriage of an advanced Digital Live MOS sensor with the beautiful new Venus Engine 10 produces extraordinary colour detail and natural texture expression. Multipixel Luminance Generation and Intelligent Detail Processing render intense brightness and contrast. The Three-Dimensional Colour Control zings with rich colours from dark to bright shades and high-precision Multi-Process NR makes your images pop even at high ISO sensitivity settings. Video users will be impressed with the improved performance in perceptual dynamic range at high ISO sensitivity settings.


4:2:2 10-bit Internal Recording

The Lumix GH5 brings game-changing internal 4:2:2 10-bit 4K video recording. For example, 10-bit will render all the subtleties of graduated skies and sunsets without the banding so prone to 8-bit. The power of having film creation capabilities inside the camera sets a new precedent in guerilla-style filmmaking. And you can record 4:2:2 10-bit to SD card whilst simultaneously feeding the live signal thru a full-size HDMI port connected to an external monitor or recorder. 4:2:2 10-bit recording enables faithful colour and grading fidelity with over a billion colours and four times the tonality of 8-bit to match professional intent.

Control zings with rich colours from dark to bright shades and high-precision Multi-Process NR makes your images pop even at high ISO sensitivity settings. Video users will be impressed with the improved performance in perceptual dynamic range at high ISO sensitivity settings.


VFR (Variable Frame Rate)

The VFR lets you record videos with dramatic slow motion or unique quick motion in 4K (60fps max.2.5x slower) or Full HD (180fps max.7.5x slower) quality, such as 180 fps / 7.5x*.

*In full HD, 24p playback.


Rack Focus Transition

The Focus Transition function automatically shifts the focus point at a constant speed for precise in-focus to out-focus points - for example, background to foreground - to give you an impressive 'rack focus' motion picture effect.


Live Output & Full-Size HDMI

The Lumix GH5 is capable of 4:2:2 10-bit real-time image output to an external monitor or recorder via an optional HDMI cable (full-size Type A), while simultaneously providing an internal 4:2:2 10-bit recording*. It is suitable for professional video making that requires accurate monitoring of the imagery or high-quality recording to external codec devices (such as ProRes).

*4K 60p/50p is output only.


6K 30fps / 4K 60 fps PHOTO Burst

Shoot with unlimited burst, then choose and extract the exact frames you want to keep. The new 6K PHOTO* mode at 30fps allows you to capture the perfect moments at a stunning ~18-megapixel high-resolution. The Ultra-high-speed 4K PHOTO mode at 60fps freezes even faster motion which is simply not possible in conventional DSLR cameras. The Lumix GH5 truly does make moments unmissable.

*6K PHOTO is a high-speed burst shooting function that cuts a still image out of a 4:3 or 3:2 video footage with approx.18-megapixel (approx. 6000 x 3000 effective pixel count) that the 6K image manages.


Post Focus - Shoot now, Focus Later

This fantastic Post Focus function gives you the power to focus after you've taken the shot! Simply capture the scene, review the image and touch the part of the photo you'd like pin sharp. Set and save. It's simple, stunning and all this advanced processing happens inside the camera.


Focus Stacking - Adjust The Focus Area After Shooting

The Focus Stacking function enables you to adjust the focus area after shooting by blending multiple images taken at different focus distances to create an amazing image depth of field. You can make your images with exactly the kind of de-focus you want or pan-focus the image by simply selecting the focus area after shooting. This is brilliantly useful when shooting with fast apertures, close-ups or macro photography.


Detection & Focus

Panasonic's innovative DFD (Depth From Defocus) technology is constantly evolving and it has just got even better. DFD allows the Lumix GH5 to calculate focal lens movement by comparing the depth of field values of two images at incredibly high speed. By combining the AF drive with a maximum read speed of 480 fps, the LUMIX GH5 can achieve ultra-high-speed Auto Focus in up to 0.05 seconds* and 9 fps burst shooting with AFC (** 12 fps burst shooting with AFS). A newly adopted motion detector accurately tracks fast moving subjects and enables smooth 4K PHOTO/VIDEO & 6K PHOTO recording.

**In AFS, at wide-end with H-ES12060 (CIPA).


225 Focus Points Plus

Selective AF: A Joystick Controller on the back of the LUMIX GH5 is used to smoothly and intuitively select focus blocks inside the focusing area overlay. 

225-Area AF: The focus detect area is massively increased from 49 (Lumix GH4) to 225 points for more flexible composition. 

Custom Multi AF: The Custom Multi AF mode allows you to freely select an array of blocks inside the 225 focusing area.

AF Zone Selectable: The focus area group size and position can be customised for Multi AF / Custom Multi AF

AF Customise: With more customised AF settings, it is now possible to adjust AF directionality depending on the shooting scene.


Joystick Control

The Lumix GH5 offers you more intuitive control with the addition of a joystick over the conventional front /rear dials operation. A dedicated button allows direct reach to exposure compensation, white balance adjustment or ISO setting and a maximum of 5 settings can be assigned to the Fn buttons. All these components are designed to be operated easily and without taking your eyes away from the viewfinder.


5-Axis Dual I.S. Eliminates Blur

5-axis Dual I.S. (Image Stabiliser) 2* intelligent compensation enables up to 5-stops of slower shutter speeds even through telephoto lenses. The LUMIX GH5 nearly eliminates shake in both body and lens from wide-angle to tele-end**. It also works in both photo and video recording, including 4K video. The astonishing power of the 5-axis Body I.S. corrects shake for all lenses, including classic lenses not equipped with O.I.S.

*5-axis Dual I.S. 2 works when attaching the lens that is compatible with it. Firmware update of the lens is also required.

**Based on the CIPA standard [Yaw/Pitch direction: focusing distance f=50-140mm (35mm film camera equivalent f=100-280mm), when H-FS14140 is used.]


Professional Versatility

A plethora of video formats and bit rates prepare the LUMIX GH5 for use in a wide range of professional applications such as web, TV, DVD/Blu Ray and digital cinema production. You can select from four recording formats such as AVCHD and MP4 for playback ease, or MP4 (LPCM) and MOV for professional editing ease.

The Lumix GH5 is worldwide compatible as the system frequency can be selected from 59.94 Hz (NTSC), 50.00 Hz (PAL), or 24.00 Hz (CINEMA).


Dual SD Card Slots

Dual SD card slots increase recording capacity and file arrangement efficiency. The dual SD card slots allow you to record in relay, backup, and simultaneous modes. Relay allows you to swap a full card out for an empty card so you can record virtually endlessly. The backup mode allows you to record continuously on one card, while you start and stop recording on the other card. Simultaneous record duplicates your recording on both cards.


Large OLED LVF (3,680k-dot)

The high-resolution 3,680k-dot OLED Live View Finder matches up to exactly how you intended to see the image even under direct sunlight. A high 0.76x magnification (35mm camera equivalent) makes it easy to see image detail, your settings and icons, and, the long eye point distance of 21mm is excellent for people who wear glasses.


Bluetooth 4.2 & Wi-Fi 5GHz

The Bluetooth 4.2 (Low Energy) enables a full-time connection between camera and smartphone with low energy consumption. After shooting, it automatically switches to Wi-Fi connection, transferring data to your smartphone. The Wi-Fi 5GHz (IEEE802.11ac) is incredibly fast. You can use Panasonic's Lumix Image App for Android / iOS to control shutter and other settings, plus, video record Start / Stop without physically touching the camera!


Camera Features

  • 20.3MP Digital Live MOS Sensor
  • Venus Engine Image Processor
  • 4K Video with No Crop
  • Internal 4:2:2 10-Bit 4K Video at 24/30p
  • 5-Axis Sensor Stabilisation; Dual I.S. 2
  • 0.76x 3.68m-Dot OLED Viewfinder
  • 3.2" 1.62m-Dot Free-Angle Touchscreen
  • Advanced DFD AF System; 6K & 4K PHOTO
  • ISO 25600 and 12 fps Continuous Shooting
  • Dual UHS-II SD Slots; Wi-Fi & Bluetooth


Panasonic Leica DG Vario-Elmarit 12-60mm f/2.8-4

Spanning a useful wide-angle to short telephoto range, the Leica DG Vario-Elmarit 12-60mm f/2.8-4 ASPH. POWER O.I.S. Lens from Panasonic is a 24-120mm equivalent zoom designed for Micro Four Thirds cameras. Designed in collaboration with Leica, this versatile lens utilizes four aspherical elements and two extra-low dispersion elements to deliver well-corrected, sharp image quality that is void of colour fringing and distortions. The lens also makes use of a linear motor for fast, quiet, and precise autofocus performance, and the POWER Optical Image Stabiliser system helps to minimize the appearance of camera shake for sharper handheld shooting. Additionally, the durable metal body of the lens renders it splash, dust, and freezeproof to suit its use in trying environmental conditions.


Lens Features

  • Micro Four Thirds System
  • 24-120mm (35mm Equivalent)
  • Aperture Range: f/2.8 to f/22
  • Four Aspherical Elements
  • Two Extra-Low Dispersion Elements
  • Linear Autofocus Motor
  • POWER Optical Image Stabiliser
  • Splash, Dust, and Freezeproof Design
  • Rounded 9-Blade Diaphragm

Camera

Megapixels:
Actual: 21.77 Megapixel
Effective: 20.3 Megapixel
Sensor Size Type:
MOS
Sensor actual Size:
17.3 x 13 mm
Sensor Type:
MOS
Framerate:
Up to 12 fps at 20.3 MP
Up to 30 fps at 18 MP
Up to 60 fps at 8 MP
ISO Range:
Auto, 200 to 25600 (Extended: 100 to 25600)
Focus Points:
225
Lens Mount:
Micro Four Thirds
Memory:
2x SD/SDHC/SDXC
Fastest Shutter Speed:
Electronic Front Curtain Shutter
1/8000 sec
60 sec in Bulb Mode
1/16000 sec in Movie Mode

Electronic Shutter
1/16000 sec
Longest Shutter Speed:
Electronic Front Curtain Shutter
0 sec
30 mins in Bulb Mode
1/24 sec in Movie Mode

Electronic Shutter
1 sec
Flash Sync Speed:
1/250 sec
Processor:
Venus Engine
Video:
MOV/MP4 4:2:2 10-Bit
DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) at 23.976p/24p [150 to 400 Mb/s]
UHD 4K (3840 x 2160) at 23.976p/24p/25p/29.97p [150 to 400 Mb/s]
Full HD (1920 x 1080) at 50p/59.94p [100 to 200 Mb/s]
Full HD (1920 x 1080) at 23.976p/24p/25p/29.97p [100 to 200 Mb/s]

MOV/MP4 4:2:0 8-Bit
DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) at 23.976p/24p [100 Mb/s]
UHD 4K (3840 x 2160) at 50p/59.94p [150 Mb/s]
UHD 4K (3840 x 2160) at 23.976p/24p/25p/29.97p [100 Mb/s]
Full HD (1920 x 1080) at 23.976p/24p/25p/29.97p/50p/59.94p [100 Mb/s]
Full HD (1920 x 1080) at 50p/59.94p [28 Mb/s]
Full HD (1920 x 1080) at 25p/29.97p [20 Mb/s]
Full HD (1920 x 1080) at 23.976p/24p [24 Mb/s]

MP4 4:2:0 10-Bit
UHD 4K (3840 x 2160) at 23.976p/25p/29.97p [72 Mb/s]

AVCHD
Full HD (1920 x 1080) at 50p/59.94p [28 Mb/s]
Full HD (1920 x 1080) at 50i/59.94i [17 to 24 Mb/s]
Full HD (1920 x 1080) at 23.976p [24 Mb/s
File Formats:
Image:
JPEG, RAW

Audio:
AAC, Dolby Digital 2ch
Built-in Flash:
No
Weather Sealing:
Splash, dust and freezeproof

Batteries

Model:
DMW-BLF19
Capacity:
1860 mAh
Volt:
7.2 V
Type:
Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery

Lens

Focal Length:
12 to 60mm (35mm Equivalent Focal Length: 24 to 120mm)
Maximum Aperture:
f/2.8 to 4
Minimum Aperture:
f/22
Barrel Type:
Plastic
Camera Mount:
Micro Four Thirds
Full Time Manual Focus:
Yes
Minimum Focus Distance:
20 cm
Internal Focus:
Yes
Internal Zoom:
No
Image Stabilization:
Yes
Filter Thread:
62 mm
Weight:
320 g

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Included

  • Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5 Mirrorless Micro Four Thirds Digital Camera (Body Only)
    • DMW-BLF19 Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery Pack (7.2V, 1860mAh)
    • DMW-BTC10 Battery Charger
    • Body Cap
    • USB Cable
    • Shoulder Strap
  • Cable Holder
    • Panasonic Leica DG Vario-Elmarit 12-60mm f/2.8-4 ASPH. POWER O.I.S. Lens
    • Front Lens Cap
    • Rear Lens Cap for Lumix G Lenses
    • Lens Hood
    • Storage Bag
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty

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