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Same dew dection problem with no help from Panasonic

For what ever is worht I have the same problem and Panasonic will not offer any help unless I send the item for repair at my own expence.

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Stupid as it may sound, After much investigation and navigation, dissasambling, cleaning and unsuccesful attempts. Dew detected message kept coming on . Found a solution that worked for my and many others apparently.

Remove the battery, take the cam firmly and hit it with the palm of your hand exactly bellow de base of the battery seat (lower BACK side OF THE CAM,) TWICE or three times. Hit it hard, Put the battery back on, turn it on and it shoukld work like magic. Try it, I thought the same thing you are thinking now when I read this. please go ahead an try it good luck

Posted on Aug 26, 2009

  • crispbilly Nov 15, 2010

    IT WORKED !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • furnasp Apr 19, 2011

    i hit it till my palm bleed, still.... nothing

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Thanks Marcelo_vice. That wirked great.

Posted on Jan 17, 2010

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