Sadly there is no indication that the firmware (FW) has completed, I left my camera for at least 10 minutes after installing the FW. In my first GH5 the camera powered off and never powered on again, giving me a very tense 15-20 minutes, I finally decided to switch it off and on and v2 FW was on the body. Second camera worked as Panasonic predicted.
- Once the firmware update process is completed, the camera body will turn off the power and turn on again then it will be initial mode automatically.
- To verify the version number, follow Step1 at the beginning. Upon the confirmation on the camera body firmware version same to the one you downloaded, the firmware update is completed.
- Turn off the power switch.
- Remove the SD memory card.
Here is a video produced by Simon Beer from Production Gear, taking you through the upgrade to V2.
As an added bonus you can now choose from -9 and -12 dB giving you more latitude while filming in sunlight. note you need to have EXTENDED GAIN SETTING switched on before this is enabled.
This can be found in the spanner with the c beside it then choose EXPOSURE and you will find it in menu one at the top.
My thanks to Erik Naso for demonstrating how to enable Fn lock
You can get the FW here… http://av.jpn.support.panasonic.com/support/global/cs/dsc/download/fts/index2.html