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I have a Panasonic DMC-ZS6 camera. When I turn on the camera I ger a black and white error message reading "THIS BATTERY CAN NOT BE USED" So, I purchased a new battery today. I charged it, inserted in in the camers...same problem..."THIS BATTERY CAN NOT BE USED". What is causing this problem? Thank you, Rick

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  • Rick Dorsch Mar 14, 2011

    Hi Ekse,

    Thi problem is happening with the original Panasonic Lumix
    DMW-BCG10PP battery.

    The battery that I replaced it with is the same
    Panasonic Lumix
    DMW-BCG10PP battery...not a clone. It is the original
    Panasonic brand. Any addl ideas? Thanks, Rick

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Hi

The camera can only be used with the original Panasonic battery, the camera will refuse to work with 3rd party batteries.

this kit is said to work with your ZS6
http://www.amazon.com/DMW-BCG10-2-1200mAh-batteries-Panasonic-High-Speed/dp/B0032G618O/ref=sr_1_1?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1300095345&sr=1-1

Posted on Mar 14, 2011

  • Ekse Mar 14, 2011

    clean the battery contacts from the camera and check that they are touching the battery properly. seems like the camera is malfunctioning. take out the battery and hold the power button for a while reinsert the bat and try again.

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