Having problems with your Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ20 Digital Camera ?
Battery drains battery keeps draining down bought new battery same problem needs recharge in 4 days power safe works on -off switch works
I too have problem with camera on/off switch . Solved the problem by charging battery fully and installing only when I needed to take pix. Then removed it when not required. I found I could open battery cover and remove battery while camera was 'on' as an emergency measure, without apparent damage.
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Battery drains battery keeps draining down bought new battery same problem needs recharge in 4 days power safe works on -off switch works
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