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

When pictures are taken they are being stored on the camera. They do not go to the SD card.


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The images will be saved to a SD card if one is inserted, or to the built-in memory if not. This means that the SD card that you have inserted is not supported by your camera.\012\012\012

The following SD standard-based cards are supported by your Panasonic camera:
- SD memory cards (8 MB - 2 GB)
- SDHC memory cards (4 GB - 32 GB)
Can only be used with devices compatible with SDHC memory cards.
- Cards of over 4 GB may only be used if they have the SDHC logo.
You need to get rid of the pictures in the internal memory. If you want to save any of them, go into the menu and find "copy". You will find the option to copy them to a memory card. Then, with no card in the camera, go into the menu and find "format"....follow the on-screen instructions to erase the internal memory. Then your card should work properly.
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