Tips for Panasonic Camera Repair and Troubleshooting

If you are facing problems with your Panasonic camera, this article is for you. It will give you the tips for Panasonic camera repair and troubleshooting which will help you enjoy a better use of your camera.

Jun 08, 2020 • Filed to: Photo/Video/Audio Solutions • Proven solutions

Q: How to Repair My Panasonic Camera
“Hello! I have been experiencing problems while using my Panasonic camera, especially when it comes to shooting videos. Can someone suggest how I can repair my camera please?”



It is often said that pictures are worth a thousand words and videos are worth more. Cameras help us keep beautiful memories in form of photos and videos. They are used in making movie or film productions and they assist in creating visual aids for school projects. The Panasonic camera is one among the most widely used cameras which are available today.

As effective as this camera is, it faces issues just like every other digital device or electronic device out there. However, the good news is that these issues can be resolved. For this reason, this article teaches you some tips you can work with when it comes to repairing Panasonic cameras and troubleshooting these issues.


Part 1: Introduction to the Latest Panasonic Camera

For film makers and camera enthusiasts out there, the new Lumix S1H is the latest Panasonic camera you have all been waiting for. The camera launch was announced on 27th August, 2019. It is an addition to the family of compact mirrorless system cameras, especially designed for film production.


This Panasonic camera has many unique features, some of which include:

Part 2: Tips for Panasonic Camera Repair and Troubleshooting

While using your Panasonic camera, you may encounter certain problems that do not come with error messages. You may have to rely on tips to take care of your challenges. This part will provide you with tips for specific repairs and troubleshooting:

1. The Camera Turns Off by Itself: This problem can come up if the power savings feature of your Panasonic camera is enabled.

2. The Camera Won’t Charge: Sometimes, you may come across a situation where you Panasonic camera won’t charge.

3. The Lens Cover Refuses to Open: Without an open lens, you cannot take pictures. Therefore, you need to resolve the problem if your lens cover won’t open for various reasons.

4. Some Parts of the Video File don’t get Recorded: Another problem that may arise with Panasonic camera is the problem of video files not getting completely saved while recording is going on. This could be because the memory card you are using is not a high-speed SD card. To take care of this problem and achieve the best results in video recording and file saving, just get a high-speed memory card.

5. The Flash Refuses to Fire: When you try to use the flash and it doesn’t fire, then it could be from your camera settings; the camera flash may be set at “forced off”.

6. A Lot of Blurry Aspects on Low Light Photos: This problem is not uncommon as many digital cameras experience it during shoots in low light conditions. Note that you are more likely to overcome this problem if your Panasonic camera is equipped with advanced features.

Part 3: How to Recover and Repair Panasonic Camera Video

1. Recover Panasonic Camera Video: Video files recovery is necessary when videos get missing. If you have lost important memories from your Panasonic camera, you do not need to worry about your videos being lost forever. This is because Recoverit Data Recovery is readily available for you to use in recovering your lost video data. With this software, you can recover videos in many different formats including AVI, ASF, MOV, MPG, M4V, MP4, and so on. You can recover data files from not just your Panasonic camera, but from SD Memory Card, trash bin, hard drive, USB, among others. The recovery process is a hundred percent safe complete; the steps involved are quite easy. First ensure that your Panasonic camera is connected to your PC and check that it is detected on your system.

Now, follow these steps:

Step 1: Select a Location.

Choose Panasonic camera as the location you want to recover files from


Step 2: Scan the Location

After selecting your location, what you need to do is simply start the scanning process for Recoverit to find your missing files. Relax and wait while Recoverit completes the scanning process


Step 3: Preview and Recover Videos

Recoverit gives you the opportunity to preview all your recovered files. After previewing them, just click on “Recover” and save all the files.


Advance Video Recovery: A new function called “Advance Video Recovery” has been introduced by Recoverit Ultimate. This new feature helps you to recover fragments of your video file by enabling you to scan and gather such fragments from the same video. It also recovers up to 95% of your lost video files which is quite impressive, don’t you think? Advance Video Recovery is limitless as it is compatible with a variety of file sources and devices; they include, Dashcams, Action Cameras, Digital Cameras, SD Cards, Drones and so on.

Therefore, you can go ahead to experience the wonders of Advance Video Recovery by simply clicking on the button with the same name on your Recoverit Ultimate. That should do it:


2. Repair Corrupt Panasonic Video with Video Repair: This function of Recoverit involves high and safe recovery rate of video files which have been deleted, corrupted by virus attack, formatted, or rendered inaccessible from system crash or unknown errors. All major video formats can be repaired by Recoverit. Because it supports devices like digital cameras, you can use it to repair your Panasonic camera videos.

Video Repair supports two modes of video repair which are the “Advance” mode and the “Quick” Mode.

In the “Quick mode”, videos are fixed through the repair of the errors found in them, which are usually minor. However, for the repair of badly corrupted videos, the “Advance mode” is available for you. This mode repairs your corrupted video files by using the data and technology analyzed from a sample video. The sample video is usually shot from the same device as the severely corrupt video.

Use the steps below to repair your corrupted Panasonic videos:

Step 1: Add your corrupted videos
Launch the application on your computer. To repair your corrupted video files, you can add it through clicking Add button or “Add video and start repairing” area.


Step 2: Repair your videos
As soon as you have added all the corrupted videos, click on the Repair option to start the video repair process.


Step 3: Preview the videos
It will take some time to repair and once it has finished the repair process, a reminder showing info of successful fix will pop up on the screen. Press OK to close the operation.


Step 4: Advance mode for severely corrupted video (optional)
If the videos are severely corrupted and not repaired successfully, please go to the advance repair mode. Just click Advanced Repair button.


Then add a sample video and repair it now.


Step 5: Save repaired video
The advance repair will perform the repairing process and prompt a success message when the process is completely done. Now, you can play these videos and you will not see any error on the screen.


Closing Words

Now you can enjoy your Panasonic camera knowing that you have been equipped with a comprehensive knowledge on how to repair and troubleshoot whatever issues you are faced with. Take those amazing photos, create those video memories and carry out your movie projects, while keeping these valuable tips close at hand.

Amy Dennis

staff Editor

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