Having problems with your Panasonic Digital Cameras ?

My camera is about 6 years old. I have a pansonic lumix DMCfZ3. I usedit Friday without any problem. It was not dropped or uncared for. I am rather obsessive about it. On Saturday, the on-off switch would not engage. Can this be repaired?


Answers :

Hi.

After 6 years of use, the on/off switch failure would not be unusual.

If camera is not starting at all ensure that is not a battery problem.

If camera had been exposed to a wet environment (eg.it happened on a rainy day). Try removing battery and leave the camera in a dry place for two days.

The problem can be repaired. To get it repaired ad to get a quote, contact Panasonic service number listed in the owner manual, or get a quote from a third party repair service here:Repair.

See also:Consumer electronics product support at Panasonic


All the best.

Ginko.
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