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I have a Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ20. I tried to use it after a few months idle. I put a new battery in it and a new sd card. It says "memory card error". I put another card in that I had in another camera that is working and I still get the same message. ??

Technician's Assistant: How old is your Lumix?

I am not sure, I have a serial # will that help. It is several years old.

Technician's Assistant: What have you tried so far with your Lumix?

I reset the settings and tried other cards as I mentioned.

Technician's Assistant: Anything else you want the Camera Expert to know before I connect you?

No thank you. I just need the camera to accept the card

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Can you remove the battery please then hold the shutter button down for 60 seconds then release.
Wait 5 minutes, put the battery back in and try to turn it on.
Tell me please if it now starts
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