New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast, Press J to jump to the feed. I have a quick start guide for stream with the G85 on my YouTube channel if you want to check it out. If you want to look your best, you should be using your best camera. Future support for other camera models and MacOS compatibility is not mentioned in the Panasonic announcement. LUMIX G85 Mirrorless Hybrid Camera ... a HDMI capture card will allow you to use any Panasonic camera with clean HDMI output as your video source (see list at bottom). The camera setup is pretty basic. For the best sounding audio, use a camera that accepts XLR or a 3.5mm input, or you may want to use an external USB microphone for the PC. PSA: Some Tamron 70-180mm f/2.8 Lenses Have a Calibration Issue. Thank you very much for your help! 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The camera doesn't seem to allow for continuous auto focus when not recording to a card. The software is called “Lumix Tether for Streaming,” and it’s a Beta update to the regular Lumix Tether software that’s used by Panasonic shooters for (you guessed it) tethering to a computer while shooting stills. 4.- I stream usualy for 8 hours. You’ll be ok with the kit lens as long as you get some external lights. I suppose that during my stream that video will not be saving on memory card right? 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Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. Put a high capacity sd card in the camera and hit record. You may have to buy a dummy SD card and hit the record button. I'm streaming the video feed to my PC via HDMI out. Is there a way to get autofocus when I'm recording using HDMI out only? I notice that the C-Autofocus is active when recording to a card, it works well enough. Put a high capacity sd card in the camera and hit record. It's not likely you're going to be streaming or using your camera as a webcam for 14 hours at a time. I have this setup: Panasonic G85, 15'' Macbook Pro, and I used the UltraStudio Mini Recorder to stream. 336: Boo! 128GB SD card get's you like 14 hours of 1080p recording. This Guy Converted His Nikon FM Into a Digital Camera with a Custom Sensor Cartridge, Artist Invites Skaters to Destroy Photos of Women, Sparks Outrage, Smartphones are Ruining Wildfire Sky Photos with Auto White Balance. 1.- Which mode I should set on camera before streaming? First came Canon, then Fuji, and now Panasonic has released (or in this case, updated) a piece of free software that lets you use your professional camera as a webcam, even if you don’t own a capture card like the Elgato Camlink. This issue has me considering Fuji, or Sony. 5.- Which lens I should use for streaming? Once installed, the Windows-only Beta adds a “display option” that will let you turn off all of the distracting overlays like the focus box and other settings, so that you can output a clean video feed over USB. Consider the g7 vs the g85. Very similar specs, just without the g85’s dust/moisture sealing. Does anyone know a workaround for this, or is it just how these cameras work? The camera setup is pretty basic.