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

My camera will not work even when battery is fully charged. I rubbed the contacts and it worked for 2 days. Now that doesn't work. Do I need a new battery or do I need a new camera? Also tried using rubbing alcohol and qtip on contacts.


Answers :

Sounds like corrosion on the battery contacts, or oxidation. They will have to be cleaned with a stronger abrasive (fine emory cloth or 800 grit sandpaper). Sometimes a pencil eraser will do it, but keep working on it, since it sounds like your problem. The problem could be a low battery and/or bad contacts. If cleaning the new contacts doesn't work out, get a new battery.
Http://avc-cs.panasonic.co.jp/faq/1033/app/servlet/qadoc?QID=001570
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\015\012I think that the battery might be going bad, not enough voltage.
\015\012But, if your battery has plenty of volts, and the camera doesn't work, then it may need service.
\015\012http://panasonic.net/support/gscn/
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