Having problems with your Panasonic DMC-TZ5 Digital Camera ?

Problem with Panasonic DMC-TZ5, can not take pictures with Flash.

\015 Hello everyone, I have a problem with my Panasonic DMC TZ5, can you help me please! \015\012Everytime I turn ON the camera, the shooting bottom doesn't do anything at all. It doesn't focus or prepare the camera for the shoot, even if I use de iA option. After, a few seconds the camera sents an error that says: "turn off the camera and turn it on again! After doing these procedure, it is the same thing again. \015\012I notice when I turn OFF the flash option, the camera works and I can take pictures without the flash. Once, I turn back ON the flash, I doesn't do anything.\015\012Any idea what could be the problem with camera?\015\012Thanks in advance for any help you can provide! Vic\015

Answers :

My TZ5 has developed exactly the same problem. I took it to DK Audio Services at Horley,Surrey,RH8 9GA. who repair cameras for Panasonic and was told by the receptionist that although the camera works with the flash off at present it will eventually pack up altogether. She suggested that when I get the quote I phone Panasonic on 08705 3577 357 to try and get them to pay for the repair, it seems it is a known problem! My camera is just over a year old!!
I have the same problem. You can us the flash selector to turn flash to 'forced flash off' and all other functions seem to work again. Maybe the flash bulb/tube in the camera is faulty. Has your camera had a lot of use?
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