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I have a panasonic DMC-ZS40. Been all over the world.

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I have a panasonic DMC-ZS40...
I have a panasonic DMC-ZS40. Been all over the world. Haven't used it in awhile. have charged the battery--and there is picture that comes up in the viewfinder or regular screen. Hope you can help.
Carol
Submitted: 2 years ago.Category: Camera and Video
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Hi there Carol and welcome

You say "and there is picture that comes up in the viewfinder or regular screen"

Did you mean no picture is showing, that its black?

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
There is no picture on screen or on viewfinder.
Caril
Camera and Video Technician: Richard, Technician replied 2 years ago

Thanks

Can you remove the battery please from the camera, then hold the shutter button down for 60 seconds then release.

Then put the battery back in, turn on the camera and tell me if you now see something on the screen please.

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
The answer did not solve my problem. I took my camera to the repair store after work today, and in 5 seconds he told me it was a stuck shutter, charged me nothing, and the camera works fine. I will pay the $5.00 for your try, but would like the $14.00 refunded.
Carol Cross
Camera and Video Technician: Richard, Technician replied 2 years ago

ok... well you did not really give me a chance hee Carol and of course I cannot see the camera

Please speak to customer service about all payments.

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