Having problems with your Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX3 Digital Camera ?

Sd memory card not recognised on start up, always goes to built in memory, can get card to work after much frustrating manipulation, and turning on an off.


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Obviously a contact problem. solved by pushing a piece of thick card behind the SD card .works perfectly now.
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Sd memory card not recognised on start up, always goes to built in memory, can get card to work after much frustrating manipulation, and turning on an off.


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