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Panasonic Lumix DMC FT6 Tough Rugged Waterproof 16MP Full HD Camera

Quick Overview

The Panasonic LUMIX DMC-FT6 Digital Camera sits at the top of the Panasonic rugged range and is the perfect companion for the adventurous who desire maximum flexibility in a variety of extreme Australian conditions. The Panasonic Lumix FT6 (also called Lumix TS6) is tougher than ever before. Waterproof to a depth of 13 metres, this camera is brilliant for scuba divers as well as snorkellers. It’s also shockproof to 2 metres, frost-proof to -10°C, and pressure resistant to 100kg so it can be taken skiing and hiking. Alongside its tough design is its high level of specification, the 16.1 megapixel sensor and 4.6x optical zoom Leica lens ensure images and movies are of the highest standard. Additional features include GPS, full HD 1080 (50p) recording, a new improved underwater mode and one-touch easy connection to Wi-Fi with NFC.

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Additional Information

Manufacturer Panasonic
Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price $429.00


A Tough Partner by Your Side

Take out the camera to fishing or camping in the springtime, to diving, snorkeling, surfing in summer, or mountain climbing in autumn and to skiing or snowboarding in winter - This model is an all-year-round active field player to record stunning memories in beautiful photo and video.

  • Waterproof Down to 13m
  • Pressure Resistance 100Kg
  • Shockproof Up to 2m
  • Freezeproof Down to -10 degrees Celcius
  • Dustproof 


The GPS (Global Positioning System) in the camera complies with GLONASS (Global Navigation Satellite System) to further enhance its detection accuracy for its increased number of satellites.

Quad Indicator

This camera is specially designed for active outdoor use. It adopts GPS, compass, altimeter and even barometer to show and record altitude, barometric pressure and orientation data. The barometer also works for indicator for depth underwater.

Beautiful Underwater Shots

The Red Color Reproduction of Advanced Underwater Mode compensates for the red color which is easily lost in underwater shooting to look underwater picture more natural. Sports, Snow and Beach & Snorkeling Mode can also be selected easily and quickly from the menu.

Leica DC Lens with Folded Optics Technology

This ruggedly designed camera also features a high-quality LEICA DC lens with 4.6x optical zoom from 28mm wide-angle (35mm camera equivalent: 28-128mm). The folded optics of shaft guide method is adopted to secure the toughness of the lens unit. Passing the Leica's stringent standards, this lens delivers exceptional optical performance to the edges. Plus, an anti-fog glass for the lens cover prevents it from being fogged with steam.

Power O.I.S

The POWER O.I.S. (Optical Image Stabilizer) suppresses the low-frequency vibration hand-shake component, which is physically generated when pressing the shutter button or when shooting at night with a slow shutter speed. The O.I.S. also works for powerful zoom shots, which are especially susceptible to hand-shake.

16.1-megapixel MOS Sensor

The 16.1-megapixel High Sensitivity MOS sensor boasts high-speed signal output and high-sensitivity image recording for making many advanced features possible. It also allows shooting images up to ISO3200 in full resolution.

1920X1080p Full-HD Video Recording

You can record full-HD 1,920 x 1,080 videos in AVCHD Progressive and MP4 format. Featuring 60p (for NTSC area) / 50p (for PAL area) full-HD recording capability, subjects with fast motion or fine details are reproduced clearly.

Time Lapse Shot

Leave the camera to record of stationary observation for subjects such as flowers coming into bloom or scudding cloud. The series of consequent images can be combined in a camera to produce a time lapse video.

Unwire Your Creativity with Wi-Fi

Easy Connection

connection easier. By just touching a NFC compatible smartphone or tablet to the camera, you can change it to a remote controller or transfer data to it.

Remote Shooting/Remote View

With the "Panasonic Image App", you can utilize a smartphone / tablet as controller to zoom, set the focus and shoot from a distance.

Easy Share

You can instantly upload and share your images on social media using the "Panasonic Image App" on a smartphone / tablet.


You can tag the location information to the image by utilizing the GPS log of a smartphone / tablet and share it to the preferred social media.

Manual Exposure

You can set the aperture to control the depth of field, and adjust the shutter speed to freeze moving subjects or create a motion blur that exaggerates the feeling of movement.

Large, 3.0-inch, Approx. 460-dot LCD

This model has a 3.0-inch, approx. 460k-dot LCD with approx. 100% field of view. LUMIX's acclaimed Intelligent LCD function also automatically adjusts the brightness in 11 steps according to shooting conditions. It lets you share the fun of viewing images with family and friends, too. 

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Camera Type - Tough

Megapixels (Still) - 16.1

Colour - Orange / Blue

Image Sensor - HS MOS

Optical Zoom - 4.6

Digital Zoom - Yes

ISO - 100-6400

Lens - LEICA (Built in)

Lens Focal Length (mm) - 28-128mm

Lens Aperture Range - f3.3-5.9

Lens Filter Diameter (mm) - Built In

Max. Shutter Speed - 1/1300th Sec

Image Stabilisation - POWER OIS

Built-in Flash - True

Internal Memory - 10MB

Card Reader - SD, SDHC, SDXC

Device Screen Size (Inches) - 3.0

Rechargeable - True

Battery Life - 370 images

Movie Recording - AVCHD Full HD Movies with Sound

Picture Effects - 14

Intelligent Auto - True

Advanced Image Stabiliser - True

Panorama - True

3D Photos - True

Face Detection - True

Red Eye Reduction - True

Social Sharing - True

Time Lapse - True

Waterproof - True

Wi-Fi - Yes

NFC - True

Micro HDMI Ports - 1

Micro USB Ports - 1

Manufacturer's Warranty - 1 Year

Q: Which shipping carriers do you use?

A: Our deliveries are made via Australia Post eParcel service.


Q: What are the shipping costs?

A: The shipping cost for orders <500g is fixed at $11.95 incl. GST.

For larger orders, the shipping cost will vary according to the destination address and parcel weight / dimensions, and will be calculated upon checkout.

You can view the shipping cost by adding an item to your Shopping Cart, and then using our Shipping Calculator tool provided on the Shopping Cart page.


Q: How fast is delivery?

A: All orders are shipped from our warehouse in Cheltenham, VIC, with a typical delivery time-frame of 1-5 business days depending on the destination address. 

- Orders placed before 12pm and paid via Paypal or Credit Card payment system, are typically shipped next business day. We aim to provide fastest possible delivery to our customers.

- For Direct Deposit payments, please allow an additional processing time of 1-3 business days.


Q: Are parcels insured?

A: All our  shipments are covered by the standard postage cover that provides insurance for up to $100. For an extra insurance cover of up to $3000, you should select 'Registered Post with Extra Cover' option during checkout. 

Buzz Planet (AUS) Pty Ltd cannot be held responsible for parcels lost or damaged in transit if you choose not to insure.

Q: If I buy multiple products, will they be shipped together?

A: We will combine multiple items in one shipment, resulting in a reduction of shipping costs.


          Q: Do you ship to PO Boxes?

A: Yes.


For additional information on shipping and order processing, please refer to our ‘Customer Service’ page.

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