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Flashing red image

Looking through the view finder there is a red flashing symbol. Its a rectangle shape with a red line running on an angle through it. What ever it means its preventing me from using any function.When i try to use itit makes a warning beeping noise. I dont have the users manual any more so do you know what it is and what i need to do to fix it. Thanks Darren

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Re: Flashing red image

If the rectangular symbol has a droplet shape in it as well as the red line across it, it means there is condensation in the camera. The manual recommends that you take the tape out, leave the mechanism open and allow the camera to dry out in a suitable environment for 2 -3 hours - presumably a warm dry place. It suggests you check it then and even if the warning has now gone out to wait another hour before using the camera again. I have downloaded a copy of the instruction manual in Adobe Acrobat format from the Panasonic website. Jack

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