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Thread: Panasonic updates firmware for DMC-LX3, DMC-TZ7 and DMC-TZ6

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    Default Re: Panasonic updates firmware for DMC-LX3, DMC-TZ7 and DMC-TZ6

    No improvement in camera performance for LX3
    In the eyes of the beholder!

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    Default Re: Panasonic updates firmware for DMC-LX3, DMC-TZ7 and DMC-TZ6

    Got mine in June, already with version 2.2

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    Default Re: Panasonic updates firmware for DMC-LX3, DMC-TZ7 and DMC-TZ6

    Quote Originally Posted by undergrd View Post
    No improvement in camera performance for LX3
    Most people reported improved AWB performance. Greater accuracy and less likelihood to shift WB under indoor environment. However, some of them claimed the high ISO performance had worsen.
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    Default Re: Panasonic updates firmware for DMC-LX3, DMC-TZ7 and DMC-TZ6

    Curious how about third party batteries "support"? Can it still be used after the firmware upgrade?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Anson View Post
    Curious how about third party batteries "support"? Can it still be used after the firmware upgrade?
    According to the folks in Taiwan, yes, third party batteries are perfectly usable.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Randius View Post
    According to the folks in Taiwan, yes, third party batteries are perfectly usable.
    Thanks for the info. Glad to hear that..

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    Default Re: Panasonic updates firmware for DMC-LX3, DMC-TZ7 and DMC-TZ6

    Quote Originally Posted by Anson View Post
    Curious how about third party batteries "support"? Can it still be used after the firmware upgrade?
    I never had any issues with 3rd party batts ever since i got my LX3 last december. Was already running ver. 2.1 then.
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    Default Re: Panasonic updates firmware for DMC-LX3, DMC-TZ7 and DMC-TZ6

    Quote Originally Posted by Snoweagle View Post
    I never had any issues with 3rd party batts ever since i got my LX3 last december. Was already running ver. 2.1 then.
    Actually I am more concern on the TZ series.

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    Default Re: Panasonic updates firmware for DMC-LX3, DMC-TZ7 and DMC-TZ6

    Quote Originally Posted by Anson View Post
    Actually I am more concern on the TZ series.
    I don't think the TZ series have a prob with 3rd party batts too.
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    Default Re: Panasonic updates firmware for DMC-LX3, DMC-TZ7 and DMC-TZ6

    I'm using TZ7, anyone find any improvement after download the new version?
    i have downloaded the latest version but still find it work the same which any different.

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    Default Re: Panasonic updates firmware for DMC-LX3, DMC-TZ7 and DMC-TZ6

    Quote Originally Posted by Snoweagle View Post
    I don't think the TZ series have a prob with 3rd party batts too.
    It did happened to their firmware 1.2 for the TZ series before.

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    Default Re: Panasonic updates firmware for DMC-LX3, DMC-TZ7 and DMC-TZ6

    Quote Originally Posted by Anson View Post
    It did happened to their firmware 1.2 for the TZ series before.
    Perhaps this new firmware fixed it?
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    Default Re: Panasonic updates firmware for DMC-LX3, DMC-TZ7 and DMC-TZ6

    Quote Originally Posted by Snoweagle View Post
    Perhaps this new firmware fixed it?
    I don't think it's in Panny's best interest to "fix" it.

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    hmm how do i check the firmware for lx3?

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    Follow the link on the first post.

    Quote Originally Posted by ylime View Post
    hmm how do i check the firmware for lx3?

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    Default Re: Panasonic updates firmware for DMC-LX3, DMC-TZ7 and DMC-TZ6

    just update my lx3 firmware, any improvements observed ?

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    Default Re: Panasonic updates firmware for DMC-LX3, DMC-TZ7 and DMC-TZ6

    Quote Originally Posted by Anson View Post
    I don't think it's in Panny's best interest to "fix" it.
    Well u'll never know.
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    Default Re: Panasonic updates firmware for DMC-LX3, DMC-TZ7 and DMC-TZ6

    Quote Originally Posted by Snoweagle View Post
    Well u'll never know.
    I think I would pass for now.. until some brave soul... confirm that there is an improvement...

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    Default Re: Panasonic updates firmware for DMC-LX3, DMC-TZ7 and DMC-TZ6

    Quote Originally Posted by Anson View Post
    I think I would pass for now.. until some brave soul... confirm that there is an improvement...
    Hmmm...but there's no harm installing the new firmware though.
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