Having problems with your Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ1 Digital Camera ?

EVEN WITH A FLASH THE PICTURES ARE DARK


\015 I only have the camera for two months. At first the flash worked well for night pictures but now all night or indoor pictures are dark. No matter how i change the settings i cannot get the pictures to lighten up. Any suggestions?\015

Answers :

In the menu under the the 2nd option, you can adjust flash settings. Under flash control, I switched to the pre-flashttl option and was able to take pictures with the flash after having the same problem.
I had the exact same problem and decided that rather than throw it away which would be second.... I took the back off to see if there was anything i could do.
What happened was my cats knocked it over one day and you will see inside there is a battery that is right below the circuits for the two buttoms that control flash and picture. I gave it a little push tighter up to the circuits (they weren't making proper contact) and then after a successful trial shot, put it back together and it is working perfectly. It's amazing to think that a forced movement inside of this device will completely set it off. And I can't even imagine how much money I saved. Knowing full well we don't often get 100% honesty when taking a device in to be fixed. :)
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