Having problems with your Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ3 Digital Camera ?

The camera was dropped approximately three feet while the power was on. Now the lens is still extended and the camera is dead. Tried different batteries with no change. Can I fix it? I'm very handy.


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\015\012If the camera had been dropped from three feet before this happened, then there is one or more internal fault.\015\012
\015\012If there is no power at all that may be a good signal. If the problem is a broken contact to battery slot, or a flat ribbon cable that slipped out from mainboard , then that will be an easy fix.\015\012
\015\012You will still need to disassemble the camera, and with no specific experience there is always the chance to cause more damage.\015\012
\015\012The ribbon cables are accessible immediately after removing the back cover:\015\012
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\015\012If the lens where extended you may also have lens error, in that case, after removing external casing to inspect contacts and cables you may need to undo the lens assembly.\015\012
\015\012If you want to DIY, try following instructions on service manual, available here for a small fee:Panasonic/Technics - Digital Camera - Lumix DMC-TZ3 Service Manual .\015\012
\015\012If you want a quote on repair try contacting Panasonic, or try a third party here:Repair
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