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This is usually caused by a failed component in the power circuit within the camera and can usually be repaired fairly inexpensively. However, it's not a user serviceable problem and will need to be repaired qualified service technician.
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Same Problem, same day, have you found any solution?, i stored the camera for abut 6 months following the Manual specifications, keeping the camera away from humidity, dust, even light and unmounted batteries, but it didn't turned on when i really needed it, I tried changing batteries, power source, i've already checked the lock/standby and the main dial, anyone help please!
Sometimes the batteries for these camcorders just go bad. There's nothing you can do to fix the battery itself, but you can find them really cheap online. If you don't think the battery is bad, and you just don't know how to charge the battery, you can find the manual on Panasonic's site. You can click support, and there will be a place to enter the model number. It will be on the camera, probably on the bottom. If you enter a model number that doesn't fetch results, try a different number (or combination of letters and numbers) until it does find results for your camera. Most of these small cameras have a small door, or attached cap that you have to pop up and open with your fingernail (they are small, so look carefully, most likely around the bottom or back of the camera). Plug the charger in and wait to see if the battery charges. If it does, the Palmcorder will stop turning off a few seconds after you turn it on.
If you turn the power (wheel) to off, and it still doesn't turn off, there's a problem with the power switch - it probably has nothing to do with the battery. And it would need to be repaired (at one of the authorized repair center - see your manual for contact info).
Have you tried resetting the camera? Hold down the power button and the red button simultaneously until the camera shuts off (takes about 10 seconds). Then, just press the power button again and the camera should turn back on. I had the same problem; when I pressed the red button to stop recording, the camera froze, and the red light remained on. I tried resetting it like this, and it seemed to work.
I had the same problem ...I bought a new 2 GB SD card put it in the camera and it worked fine.
It may have had something to do with formatting ..I tried to format the other card wiyh my computer when the video camera would stay on.
I tried to reset the camera that didn't work either.
The new SD Card did work.