20 Most Recent Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS3 Digital Camera Questions & Answers


Turn the camera on as if you wanted to take photos.
Next, on the back of the camera, press the center button marked "MENU/SET".
Press the left button to select the icons on the side.
Press the down button until you are on the 'wrench' icon.
Push the right button once.
Now scroll down until you reach an icon that shows a face speaking.
Press the right button once.
Now you can scroll up and down to select the language you want.
Press the center button when you have "ENGLISH" selected.

Panasonic Lumix... | Answered on Feb 04, 2019


I am reliably informed if the cola was sweetened with sugar only a strip-down and manual cleaning has a chance of working.

If sugar-free an aerosol of plastic friendly contact cleaner might work.

Panasonic Lumix... | Answered on Feb 01, 2018


Sounds like camera shake. Increase ISO and shutter speed

Panasonic Lumix... | Answered on Aug 13, 2017


It's eight years old now - just replace it.

Panasonic Lumix... | Answered on Jun 22, 2017


There is not much you can do with it. Send/take it to an authorised Panasonic Repairer for service.

Panasonic Lumix... | Answered on Jun 08, 2017


You need a thrid party converter.
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Panasonic Lumix... | Answered on May 27, 2017


Try precision camera dot com or united camera dot com. They both have online estimates and are very good.

Panasonic Lumix... | Answered on Apr 07, 2017


I don't know that I can help you fix it, but I can try. Here are my thoughts... Check the battery first. If it's like a normal battery, like AA or AAA batteries, replace them and try turning it on.
If it's a flat lithium battery that you recharge using a power cord that plugs into the camera, you might want to buy a new one. Charge it fully over night and try powering the camera up in the morning.
You never mentioned what the error message was! So I can't help you there.
Next, you might try connecting the camera to your computer and see if it comes up. Also, check with Panasonic and see if there's a way to reset your camera. Maybe there's a way to do a software reset. Also check to see that there isn't a downloadable software upgrade or patch available. Lastly, you may want to consider Panasonic customer support/technical support, they may be able to better help you diagnose the issue with your camera.
I have a Lumix too. I have an DMC LZ10, my daughter has a DMC TZ3. They're similar in many ways, and yet they're different in many too. Mine uses AA batteries, hers uses a flat lithium rechargeable that uses a power cord. The internal software is pretty much the same (sort of). Enough so that I can work the settings on hers without having to reference the manual.
As a computer tech, my first impressions are that you're having either power issues, or software issues. Eliminate the variables. Start with power and work your way out from there. If it behaves the same with any battery, you've eliminated the power issue. Now it's software. Simple enough?

Panasonic Lumix... | Answered on Mar 27, 2016


Only option if the unit is not warranted, is to go to the website http://shop.panasonic.com/search/?dotcms_full_category_ids=c43fe82f-e702-4495-804a-8b6fae11067c&support=y

Put in your model. Go to the last tab on the right and see if there is a firmware update then install it.

Panasonic Lumix... | Answered on Dec 24, 2014


Look for the settings. Please switch to automatic when shooting stills.

Panasonic Lumix... | Answered on Sep 10, 2014


Press and hold the Q.MENU button until the menu comes up, select the wrench icon, then select the talking head icon. You can select English, but Portugese is not an option on this camera.

Panasonic Lumix... | Answered on Jun 13, 2014


Slide the REC/PLAYBACK selector switch to the camera symbol. Set the mode dial to the camera symbol. Press the MENU/SET button. Use cursor-up/down to select the next-to-last item on the menu (it will have a head-and-speech-bubble symbol).

You can download the English-language manual from the manufacturer's web site at
http://service.us.panasonic.com/OPERMANPDF/DMCFX35.PDF
The two links below are for the manual and directions to change language if avalible.

http://www.ehow.com/how_7726230_change-lumix-dmcfx35s-osd-language.html

http://www.manualslib.com/manual/303391/Panasonic-Lumix-Dmc-Fx35.html

Panasonic Lumix... | Answered on Jun 09, 2014


If you want to know if these spots are on the sensor. Or you want to exclude this, You could try this:
Put the camera in A priority. (manual mode). Turn the aperture to the highest setting. Greatest figure like f 22 I can't find the exact figure. It could be it is only 8. Then in a bright light, take a picture of a white sheet of paper. The picture that comes out, should be checked on dark spots. If they are there the spots are on the sensor. If you can't find the spots on the white picture, something else is wrong.

Panasonic Lumix... | Answered on Apr 22, 2014


We recommend you enter the camera's menu and try using the reset procedure, in the setup menu, available here: http://service.us.panasonic.com/OPERMANPDF/DMCZS1.PDF#page=24

Panasonic Lumix... | Answered on Mar 30, 2014

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