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Panasonic Service Manuals

Panasonic makes operating instructions and user guides for its Lumix cameras freely available as pdf-downloads at panasonic.com. Yet, beyond these user manuals the company also publishes separate Service and Repair Guides that are intended for use by support and maintenance personnel. These booklets provide detailed information on the different components of the camera, such as parts lists and block diagrams. So, if you are interested in the inner workings of your Lumix or want to dissemble and repair your camera, these guide books are essential reading.

Service Guide
Cover of the GH3 Service Manual[panasonic.com]

Moreover, the Service Manuals provide instructions on how to access some hidden information on camera performance and operating errors. One can, for example, put the camera into service mode to see a list of error codes that reveal to the technician where the camera might have malfunctioned in the past, and the Service Manuals decode those entries. Even more relevant perhaps, the user can obtain the shutter count, the number of times the camera has turned on, and the number of instances that the flash has fired by navigating to the respective menus. The procedures to access this information differ slightly across cameras, as their button layout and labeling varies (see the respective pages for the Lumix G-series, LX-series, and FZ-series for details). Exploring the service menus does generally not pose a risk to the camera's functioning, but care should be taken not to push a wrong combination of buttons that might put the camera into permanent (instead of temporary) service mode.

LX 100
Lumix LX100 dissembled[ifixit.com]

Panasonic's Service Manuals can sometimes be found for sale on amazon (click here for latest offers) or ebay (click here to check current listings). Moreover, some photo sites, such as the French ambroise-charron.com and the Hungarian elektrotanya.com, have made a number of service and repair guides available for download. These Service Manuals enable owners to repair their devices and thereby to reduce electronic waste. The listings below relay and mirror the links to the pdf-versions of the manuals. Please send me a note if you find Service Manuals for other Panasonic cameras on the web, so that we can add them to the repository.

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Panasonic Lumix G Series (Micro Four Thirds)
# Publication Hardcopy Softcopy Source
1Panasonic G1 Service Manualebaypdfelektrotanya.com
2Panasonic G2 Service Manualebaypdfelektrotanya.com
3Panasonic G3 Service Manualebaypdfelektrotanya.com
4Panasonic G5 Service Manualebaypdfelektrotanya.com
5Panasonic G6 Service Manualebaypdfelektrotanya.com
6Panasonic G7 Service Manualebaypdfelektrotanya.com
7Panasonic G9 Service Manualebay--
8Panasonic G10 Service Manualebaypdfelektrotanya.com
9Panasonic G80 / G85 Service Manualebaypdfpanasonic.com
10Panasonic GF1 Service Manualebaypdfelektrotanya.com
11Panasonic GF2 Service Manualebaypdfpanasonic.com
12Panasonic GF3 Service Manualebaypdfelektrotanya.com
13Panasonic GF5 Service Manualebaypdfelektrotanya.com
14Panasonic GF6 Service Manualebaypdfelektrotanya.com
15Panasonic GF7 Service Manualebay--
16Panasonic GF8 Service Manualebay--
17Panasonic GH1 Service Manualebaypdfambroise-charron.com
18Panasonic GH2 Service Manualebaypdfambroise-charron.com
19Panasonic GH3 Service Manualebaypdfambroise-charron.com
20Panasonic GH4 Service Manualebay--
21Panasonic GH5 Service Manualebay--
22Panasonic GH5S Service Manualebay--
23Panasonic GM1 Service Manualebaypdfelektrotanya.com
24Panasonic GM5 Service Manualebay--
25Panasonic GX1 Service Manualebaypdfambroise-charron.com
26Panasonic GX7 Service Manualebaypdfdpreview.com
27Panasonic GX8 Service Manualebay--
28Panasonic GX9 Service Manualebaypdfpanasonic.com
29Panasonic GX80 / GX85 Service Manualebaypdfpanasonic.com
30Panasonic GX800 / GX850 Service Manualebay--
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Panasonic Lumix S-Series (Full-frame L-Mount)
# Publication Hardcopy Softcopy Source
1Panasonic S1 Service Manualebay-panasonic.com
2Panasonic S1H Service Manualebay--
3Panasonic S1R Service Manualebay--
4Panasonic S5 Service Manualebay--
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Panasonic Lumix L-Series (Four Thirds)
# Publication Hardcopy Softcopy Source
1Panasonic L1 (Leica Digilux 3) SMebaypdfelektrotanya.com
2Panasonic L10 Service Manualebaypdfelektrotanya.com
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Panasonic Lumix FZ Series
# Publication Hardcopy Softcopy Source
1Panasonic FZ1 Service Manualebaypdfelektrotanya.com
2Panasonic FZ3 Service Manualebaypdfelektrotanya.com
3Panasonic FZ5 Service Manualebaypdfelektrotanya.com
4Panasonic FZ7 Service Manualebaypdfelektrotanya.com
5Panasonic FZ8 Service Manualebaypdfelektrotanya.com
6Panasonic FZ10 Service Manualebaypdfelektrotanya.com
7Panasonic FZ18 Service Manualebaypdfelektrotanya.com
8Panasonic FZ28 Service Manualebaypdfelektrotanya.com
9Panasonic FZ35 Service Manualebaypdfelektrotanya.com
10Panasonic FZ40 Service Manualebaypdfelektrotanya.com
11Panasonic FZ50 (Leica V-Lux 1) Service Manualebaypdfelektrotanya.com
12Panasonic FZ60 Service Manualebaypdfelektrotanya.com
13Panasonic FZ80 / FZ82 Service Manualebay--
14Panasonic FZ100 (Leica V-Lux 2) Service Manualebaypdfelektrotanya.com
15Panasonic FZ150 (Leica V-Lux 3) Service Manualebaypdfelektrotanya.com
16Panasonic FZ200 (Leica V-Lux 4) Service Manualebaypdfelektrotanya.com
17Panasonic FZ300 Service Manualebay--
18Panasonic FZ1000 (Leica V-Lux, Typ 114)ebay--
19Panasonic FZ2000 / FZ2500 Service Manualebay--
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Panasonic Lumix LX Series
# Publication Hardcopy Softcopy Source
1Panasonic LX1 (Leica D-Lux 2) Service Manualebaypdfelektrotanya.com
2Panasonic LX2 (Leica D-Lux 3) Service Manualebaypdfelektrotanya.com
3Panasonic LX3 (Leica D-Lux 4) Service Manualebaypdfpaulocorceiro.com
4Panasonic LX5 (Leica D-Lux 5) Service Manualebaypdfpaulocorceiro.com
5Panasonic LX7 (Leica D-Lux 6) Service Manualebaypdfelektrotanya.com
6Panasonic LX10 / LX15 Service Manualebay--
7Panasonic LX100 (Leica D-Lux Typ 109) Service Manualebay--
8Panasonic LX100 II (Leica D-Lux 7) Service Manualebay--
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Panasonic Lumix TZ / ZS Series
# Publication Hardcopy Softcopy Source
1Panasonic TZ1 Service Manualebaypdfelektrotanya.com
2Panasonic TZ2 Service Manualebaypdfelektrotanya.com
3Panasonic TZ3 Service Manualebaypdfelektrotanya.com
4Panasonic TZ4 Service Manualebaypdfelektrotanya.com
5Panasonic TZ5 Service Manualebaypdfelektrotanya.com
6Panasonic TZ6 Service Manualebaypdfelektrotanya.com
7Panasonic TZ7 Service Manualebaypdfelektrotanya.com
8Panasonic TZ8 Service Manualebaypdfelektrotanya.com
9Panasonic TZ10 / ZS7 Service Manualebaypdfelektrotanya.com
10Panasonic TZ18 / ZS8 Service Manualebaypdfelektrotanya.com
11Panasonic TZ20 Service Manualebaypdfelektrotanya.com
12Panasonic TZ25 / ZS15 Service Manualebaypdfelektrotanya.com
13Panasonic TZ35 / TZ36 / ZS25 Service Manualebaypdfelektrotanya.com
14Panasonic TZ37 / TZ40 / TZ41 / ZS27 / ZS30 Service Manualebaypdfelektrotanya.com
15Panasonic TZ50 Service Manualebaypdfelektrotanya.com
16Panasonic TZ55 / ZS35 Service Manualebay--
17Panasonic TZ57 / TZ58 / ZS45 Service Manualebay--
18Panasonic TZ60 / TZ61 / ZS40 Service Manualebaypdfelektrotanya.com
19Panasonic TZ70 / ZS50 Service Manualebay--
20Panasonic TZ80 / ZS60 Service Manualebaypdfpanasonic.com
21Panasonic TZ90 / ZS70 Service Manualebay--
22Panasonic TZ100 / TZ110 / ZS100 / ZS110 Service Manualebaypdfpanasonic.com
23Panasonic TZ200 / ZS200 Service Manualebay--

In case the repair manual for your camera is not listed, the site manualslib.com lets visitors read some Panasonic Service Manuals online (without the possibility to download them to your own computer).

Further Reading

Some of the Lumix cameras have near identical Leica siblings, such as the Digilux-3 (similar to the L1) or several of the D-Lux (similar to the LX-series) and V-Lux (similar to the FZ-series) models. The Panasonic Service Manuals are relevant for these Leica models also, so that, for example, the shutter count for the Digilux-3, the V-Lux super-zooms, or the D-Lux cameras can be accessed through hidden menus. Moreover, additional resources for Leica camera owners are available on the Leica literature page.

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