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

Lumix FX9 I live in Bangkok and bought a Lumix FX9 while on a trip to Dubai. The f...ing thing stopped working 5 months ago and I took it to the Panasonic Repair Centre in Bangkok. After 41/2 months they tell me that they can't repair it 'cos they don't stock the parts for that model. They refuse any help just smiling and shrugging their shoulders and basically saying "tough shit you should have bought from a proper manufacturer that provides world wide service". the Panasonic repair facility in


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Fed up with the zero response from Lumix, Panasonic and Matsushita I came up with my own solution.......I bought a Canon Digital as replacement. 9 Mega Pixels, 4 times digital zoom and 20% approx. of the price I paid for the heap - of - **** Lumix.
Bye- bye Lumix, Pana and Matsu....you wont be seeing me as a customer again.
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Lumix FX9 I live in Bangkok and bought a Lumix FX9 while on a trip to Dubai. The f...ing thing stopped working 5 months ago and I took it to the Panasonic Repair Centre in Bangkok. After 41/2 months they tell me that they can't repair it 'cos they don't stock the parts for that model. They refuse any help just smiling and shrugging their shoulders and basically saying "tough shit you should have bought from a proper manufacturer that provides world wide service". the Panasonic repair facility in


Fed up with the zero response from Lumix, Panasonic and Matsushita I came up with my own solution.......I bought a Canon Digital as replacement. 9 Mega Pixels, 4 times digital zoom and 20% approx. of the price I paid for the heap - of - **** Lumix. ... Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX3 Digital Camera

Hello. I've a panasonic camera model dmc-fs10. I bought it in uk over 2 months ago and its not doing well at the moment. The screen comes on and goes off on its own even if the power switch is turned on. May I know what is the problem with it. Another thing,this camera has a 3 year protection,can I have it repaired here in australia in any panasonic center? Thanks and i need your help. Teresa


Teresa, the repair warranty can be honored in Australia if it says so in the small print. You need to show the warranty to the camera store representative. It sounds like a power problem and not always in the battery. Are you sure the cha ... Panasonic Lumix DMC-FS5 Digital Camera

Power problem at first, my problem was the error 99 and i waited a couple of months not repairing it and now i have this problem which is when i use my camera it's working fine with no-flash mode and then when i use it again after a while ( say couple of hours) the camera doesnt turn on and i need to charge the battery again!! PS:i have bought my camera before 11 months!! please help.


Per the symptoms that you describe, it seems that one of the two internal printed board circuit parts have a defective component that is draining out the battery current.\015\012\015\012If you have only 11 months with it, I strongly recom ... Canon Rebel XT / EOS 350D Digital Camera

I have a Panasonic Lumix FZ35.. I adore this camera, it is light, takes great photos and easy to learn. However, awhile back I encountered a problem with the setting's dial. It is not lining up correctly and now does not set to certain modes, or it skips one. This is particularly the case with the Scene setting and the close up setting. The camera is still under warrenty since I have not even had it 8 months. I was wondering if this is something that a camera repair place could adjust simply. I


Contact the support section of the Panasonic website. Explain your problem either in an e-mail or get instant results with a "live chat". They will tell you your next step. ... Digital Cameras

Stolen camera my panasonic lumix camera was stolen. is there any way that i can get that camera replaced? i bought the 2 yr warranty replacement from best buy... does that help?


Hey maddie13,\015\012 Unfortunately the 2yr replacement plan you purchased does not cover cameras that are stolen, but what usually does is homeowners insurance, or rental insurance, or car insurance if it was in you ... Digital Cameras

Hello, I have a Lumix Panasonic DMC-FX9 and I turned it on today and the screen reads "THIS MEMORY CARD IS PROTECTED" I cannot take pictures nor can I change the screen. It seems to be locked. Though I didn't lock it but I do have a 3 year old who may have touched the camera. Any help would be much appreciated! Thanks in advance, Christine


Take a look at the memory card. SD cards have a slide switch along one edge. The position farthest from the contacts locks the card, protecting it from writes. The position nearest the contacts unlocks the card. If the switch is already in the proper ... Digital Cameras

My panasonic lumix fz28 gives me an error saying "Error in O.I.S." and "please switch off and switch on the camera". It still takes pictures and all the features are fully functional, after the first picture the following messages mentioned above are displayed. Can you please help me with the issue? The camera is a few months old and has never been manhandled or dropped,it seems to have developed a problem overnight.


This error is for the optical image stabilisation. \015\012\015\012Generally the camera should be ok after your turn it on and off again. The error you are getting is because either the OIS has malfunctioned or is stuck.I thi ... Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ28 Digital Camera

Hi, im 14 and i got a Panasonic Lumix DMC-F3 camera for christmas and have had it for about 4 months, a few weeks ago a 1cm black dot appeared on the screen. It doesnt get bigger when i zoom in and doesnt go away even when i go to the cameras menu. today i went to turn it on and another black dot had appeared on the other side of the screen, there is also a thin black line going through the middle of the screen. i have tried cleaning the lens but it didnt make any difference. Please Help me i a


This is a faulty or damaged LCD screen. The fact that the pattern of dots and lines is unchanged by zooming and appears on the menu screen confirms it.The LCD cannot be repaired, it must be replaced. As long as the fault is not due to mis ... Panasonic Lumix DMC F3 Digital Camera

Hello - I purchased a Panasonic Lumix DMC-T265 about a year ago in England. (I recently moved back to the US and all my belongings are in transit somewhere between here and England.) I went up to Mount Evans a few weeks ago, and the viewing screen of the camera just blanked out - the top 1/2 inch of the screen is still present, but the majority of the screen is blank, with a few vertical "lines". Can you tell me how I can get help repairing it? Is there anything I can do to trouble shoot it?


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My I just bought a Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ38 to replace the FS6 that got stolen this summer, I was unable to unlock the SD card for the FS6 and have the same problem now (different card - and it is in the unlocked position) can anyone help please? Thanks


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Help me due to the misuse of my pansonic lumix DMC-FX7 it was fallen in the ground and it's lcd screen inside has been broken. It can be use for clicking photos but the lcd screen has beeen broken down and we can not see for the display so please sir can u help in giveing me tne suggesstion for repairing and i want a best place for the repairment for the cause and also price for the repairment i n banglore city . if u can help me then it could be very kind to me sir.hoping for the positive respo


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Panasonic DMC-TZ3 We have a Panasonic DMC-TZ3 camera that stopped working after 6 months. We sent it back to Panasonic for repair under warrany and they said it had internal "corrosion". It was never wet. They sent it back unrepaired. I took the back cover off and saw no visible corrosion. Does anyone have any ideas? Can I send it to you for repair?


Panasonic has the worst support. I sent my camera six months after a bought it for a problem with white balancing, and they sent it right back unrepaires telling me there was nothing wrong with the camera when in fact i sent them sample picture of th ... Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ3 Digital Camera

The photos aren't downloading from my camera - a Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ3. Indeed, my computer (a MAC) doesn't even recognize that the camera is connected. Please can you help as my holiday photos are stuck in limbo. My panasonic Lumix dmc-fx12 is not being recognized by my mac, can't import photos


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Help my optical zoom lens won't come out so I cnanot use my camera at all. Im not impressed I just bought this camera for christmas .My friends all have cheaper ones for years and are still working and I bought this one months ago and now I can't use it at all. Could you please help me with this problem .thank u


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Ref: Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ1 Camera. The cover plate over the LCD screen cracked (left side). So far, the LCD display itself is not affected. Is it possible to replace just the cover plate without having to install a new LCD unit? If so do you have a part number for the plate? I understand that cracking of the LCD screen is a recurring problem with the Lumix series of digital cameras and also that Panasonic has taken a hard line r.e. guarantee coverage. My camera is 2 months old.


Sir/madam,please do contact Panasonic with your complaint, this is the only way we are ever going to get this problem resolvedthanks ... Digital Cameras

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Hello I got one with broken lens (grinding cogs) : otherwise P'fect could we organise something ?Pete Cooper. ... Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX2 Digital Camera

Please help Hi, Can you please help? My Nikon 4200 coolpix camera will not respond. Every time I turn it on, it registers a message 'This card cannot be used'. I have exactly the same memory card as when I bought it and I have downloaded pictures before. Please help as I have my sisters wedding photos on there from a few months back and really wish to download them and carry on using the camera. Kind regards Ruthie xx


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Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ7 fallen into fresh water river whilst switched on. Recovered after ten minutes and well dried out (4 days above warm radiator) before putting new battery in. However, lens is 'frozen' in open position and no life whatsoever. What's the chances of repair or is this a fried motherboard and beyond economical repair?


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My camera was diagnosed with a bad ccd chip by a repair facility (circuit city) I was able to get it back before they closed the doors. I bought the replacement chip directly from JVC parts, now heres the situation, I can work on electronics but I don't want to just start busten it apart looking for the chip. Need help with instructions. Is this something that yall can help me with?


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CANNOT VIEW VIDEOS ON TV OR ANY OTHER SITE BUT THE PANASONIC LUMIX SITE ON MY COMPUTER. CANNOT PUT A VIDEO ON A DISC OR DVD, ETC. COMES OUT PINK AND GREEN LINES. HATE THIS AND WOULD NEVER BUY PANASONIC AGAIN, UNLESS THERE IS A GOOD REASON NONE OF MY VIDEOS COME OUT ANYWHERE ELSE. PLEASE HELP ME ON THIS!!!!!!!!


Hi,It seems ccd imager chip failure problem in your Panasonic camera and ccd imager chip will be replaced to get correct picture.CCD imager chip is electronics device that converts an image to electronic signal for further process to show ... Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ3 Digital Camera

WE bought a camera 2 years ago. We had a problem with the lens and we sent it back for repair the first year. And ever since then it had gotten worse. Spots on the camera and more. It barely get used and it is so frustating because it Cost 300 at the time we bought it. It is not right for this to happen. And I need to talk to someone that could help us.


First i suggest you go to a law shop for free advise, ask them if consumers law says something about these kind of goods.\015\012\015\012here in holland there is a law witch says that you may expect that a camara of $ 300 (assuming dollar ... Digital Cameras
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