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Model Name: Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS1 
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General
Model Number: DMC-TS1
Camera Format: Compact
Currently Manufactured: No
Retail Price: $399.95
Street Price:  
Date Available: 2009-04-15
Tripod Mount: Yes
Weight: 6.5 oz (184 g)
includes batteries
Size: 3.9 x 2.5 x 0.9 in.
(98 x 63 x 23 mm)
Waterproof: No
Waterproof Depth: n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CCD
Sensor Manufacturer:  
Effective Megapixels: 12.1
Sensor Format: 1/2.33 inch
Sensor size: 28.198mm2 (6.13mm x 4.6mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 1.53 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3, 16:9
Color Filter Type: RGBG
Self-Cleaning: No
Built-in image stabilization: No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4000 x 3000 (12.0 MP, 4:3),
4000 x 2672 (10.7 MP, Other),
4000 x 2248 (9.0 MP, 16:9),
3264 x 2448 (8.0 MP, 4:3),
3264 x 2176 (7.1 MP, 3:2),
3264 x 1840 (6.0 MP, 16:9),
2560 x 1920 (4.9 MP, 4:3),
2560 x 1712 (4.4 MP, Other),
2560 x 1440 (3.7 MP, 16:9),
2048 x 1536 (3.1 MP, 4:3),
2048 x 1360 (2.8 MP, 3:2),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
1600 x 1200 (1.9 MP, 4:3),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.21)
Continuous-mode frames/second: 1.8
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes
Movie Resolution: 1280x720 (30)
848x480 (30)
640x480 (30)
320x240 (30)
Movie File Format: QuickTime MotionJPEG, AVCHD
Composite Video Out: Yes
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes
Video Usable as Viewfinder: No
HD Video Out: Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a
Lens Thread: n/a
Lens Thread Type: n/a
Kit Lens: Leica DC Vario-Elmar, 10 elements in 8 groups
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 28 - 128 mm
Zoom Ratio: 4.60x
Aperture Range: f/3.3 / 11 (wide); f/5.9 / 18 (tele)
Normal Focus Range: 30 cm to Infinity
11.8 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 5 cm to Infinity
2.0 in to Infinity
Optical Image Stablization: Yes
Digital Zoom: Yes
Digital Zoom Values: 4x
Filter Thread: n/a
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes
Auto Focus Type: 11-point or 1-point with tracking and face detection
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes
Manual Focus: No
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: No
Viewfinder Type:  
Focus Peaking: No
EVF Resolution In Pixels:  
EVF Resolution In Dots:  
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No
Rear Display: Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 2.7
Rear Display Resolution: 230,000 dots
Touchscreen: No
Articulating Screen: No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No
Selfie Screen: No
Max Playback Zoom: 16.0x
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native):  
Minimum ISO (native):  
ISO Settings: Auto, 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, High Sensitivity (1600 - 6400)
Auto ISO Mode: Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Shade, Halogen, White Set
Shutter Speed Range: 60 - 1/1300
Bulb Mode: No
Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Intelligent Multiple
Program, Aperture, Shutter, Manual (PASM) Modes: No
Creative Exposure Modes: Intelligent Auto, Beach & Surf, Snow, Sports, Clipboard, Portrait, Soft Skin, Transform, Self-Portrait, Scenery, Panorama Assist, Night Portrait, Night Scenery, Food, Party, Candle Light, Baby1/2, Pet, Sunset, High sensitivity, Flash Burst, Starry Sky, Fireworks, Aerial photo, Pinhole, Film Grain
Self Timer: 2 or 10 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):  
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, Auto/Red-eye Reduction, Forced On, Slow Sync./Red-eye Reduction, Forced Off
Flash Guide Number: n/a
Flash Range Description: Wide: 0.3 - 5.1m; Tele: 0.3 - 2.8m at ISO Auto
Max Flash Sync:  
Flash Exposure Compensation:  
External Flash Connection: n/a
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC
Dual Card Slots: No
Uncompressed Format:  
CCD Raw Format: No
Movie File Format: QuickTime MotionJPEG, AVCHD
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-fi: No
Built-In GPS: No
Bluetooth: No
NFC: No
Microphone Jack: No
Headphone Jack: No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed
PictBridge Compliant: Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes
Remote Control: No
Remote Control Type:  
Connections (extended): DC Input, Viera Link
Performance Timing
Cycle Time RAW Format (secs):  
Buffer Size (Frames, RAW format):  
Cycle Time Max Res JPEG (secs): 2.03
Buffer Size (Frames, Max Res JPEG): Unlimited
Cycle Time Min Res (secs)  
Camera penalizes early shutter press? Yes
Continuous Mode Rate (fps): 1.80
Continuous Mode, Buffer Depth (Frames, Max Res):  
Multi-Burst Continuous Mode Rate (fps):  
Multi-Burst Continuous Mode, Buffer Depth (Frames, Max Res):  
Shutter Lag (auto focus) WIDE: 0.444
Shutter Lag (manual focus):  
Shutter Lag (auto focus) TELE:  
Shutter Lag with Flash:  
Shutter Lag (prefocus): 0.011
Shutter Lag (continuous auto):  
Shutter Lag (notes):  
Startup Time: 1.80
Shutdown Time:  
Play -> Record Time:  
Record -> Play Max Res Time:  
Record -> Play Min Res Time:  
Download Speed (KB/sec):  
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary
Usable Battery Types: Lithium Ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary Lithium Ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (external or internal): Yes
External Charger Included:
Internal Charging Supported:
CIPA Rating Monitor (Live View): 300
CIPA Rating Viewfinder (OVF/EVF):  
Software
Included Software: PHOTOfunSTUDIO v3.0 HD, ArcSoft MediaImpression, ArcSoft Panorama Maker
OS Compatibility:  
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Waterproof (3.0m), Dustproof, Shockproof, Optical Image Stabilization, Intelligent ISO Control, Intelligent Scene Selector and Face Detection. Mini HDMI output. Available in silver, green or orange.

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