Promote Systems has announced two exclusive tethering solutions for the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 mirrorless camera.
USB Tether software allows users to easily control the GH4 from a PC or laptop. The company has also added support for Panasonic’s flagship Micro Four Thirds model to its Promote Control, an advanced, pocket size remote controller for digital cameras.
Panasonic GH4 firmware updated to version 2.0 on October 1 to enhance the performance and controllability of the camera and features a new 4K Photo Mode. The new firmware also adds tethered shooting and modes to make it easier to take still images from 4K video. See below for the details.
Promote Systems Introduce Tethering Solutions for Panasonic GH4
Photographers can now control the LUMIX DMC-GH4 from a PC or using an advanced pocket-sized remote controller.
Houston, TX, October 2, 2014 – Promote® Systems has announced two exclusive tethering solutions for the Panasonic LUMIX DMC-GH4 camera. USB Tether software, designed from the ground up in cooperation with Panasonic developers, allows users to easily control the LUMIX DMC-GH4 from a PC or laptop. The company has also added support for the LUMIX DMC-GH4 to its flagship Promote® Control, an advanced remote controller for digital SLR cameras. The Promote® Control and the LUMIX DMC-GH4 can now be used together to capture stunning HDR (High Dynamic Range) images, Time-Lapses and HDR Time-Lapses. More functionality will be added in the future with free firmware updates.
USB Tether software fully functional 14-day trial version is available at https://www.promotesystems.com/products/USB-Tether-for-Lumix.html.
Promote® Control support for the LUMIX GH4: http://www.promote-control.com/lumix.
Demo video of Promote® Control and the LUMIX GH4:
Promote® Control support for Panasonic LUMIX DMC-GH4:
- A Pocket-Sized Remote for Full Camera Control
- One Shot
- Set shutter speed, aperture, ISO
- Advanced HDR Bracketing
- Up to 45 images per bracket
- Steps from 1/3 to 9 EV
- Rapid HDR workflow
- Time-Lapse & HDR Time-Lapse
- Integrate with 3rd-party pano heads & dollies
- Free firmware updates with additional features
Firmware requirements: please see Note 1 and Note 2 below.
USB Tether PC software for Panasonic LUMIX DMC-GH4:
- View Camera Settings*
- Exposure Mode, Shutter Mode, Focus Mode
- Change Exposure Settings*
- Shutter Speed, Aperture and ISO
- Capture Images Remotely*
- View Thumbnail Images As They Are Taken
- Automatically Download Full-Size Images
Firmware requirements: please see Note 2 below.
*Also available in Promote® Control.
Note 1: The Promote® Control requires firmware version 3.15 or later available at http://www.promote-control.com/support.
The Panasonic Lumix GH-4 requires firmware version 2.0 or later in order to be compatible. See the Panasonic GH4 firmware update version 2.0 details.