Having problems with your Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS3 Digital Camera ?

I have a DMC-TZ7 and purchased a SDHC memory card RP-SDW08GE1K as this is shown by panasonic to be compatible with this camera. When the card is inserted all I get is "memory card error- please check the card". No functions then work on the camera. Is the card faulty?

Answers :

You need to format the card in the camera to get it to work. And make sure the slide switch on the side is unlocked.
Well, a Panasonic card should work in a Panasonic camera, if they say it will, so ...
Check that the write-protect switch on the card is not set to read only. It should be toward the contact edge of the card.
Put the card in and try to format it in the camera.  If it takes the formatting then you should be OK
If the above does not work, then check that your camera works with a smaller cheaper SD card (say a 1gb size).  If the camera is happy with that then take the SDHC card back to where you bought it and ask for a refund or replacement. Take the camera with you.
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