It was always kept in a case in a cool closet. I then began to get an error ...
George F, Amazon
22 July 2015
Summary: DO NOT BY THIS PRODUCT. In fact do not buy any product from Panasonic. They have a very busy repair center in McAllen, Texas that deals with all their defective product returns. I bought this product and I use it for my business. I had used it perhaps 6 times, maybe less.
Summary: Pros and Cons: Pros - small, light-weight, easy to handle, good-to-excellent imaging, sharp view-screen that rotates front-to-back , built-in lens cover. Cons - short battery life (30mins or less), very badly located A/C power connection (it's on the side, above the control panel so the wire hangs...
Decent, used better cameras for same price though.
Josh Davis, Amazon
13 April 2015
Summary: While this is HD, i didnt find it too much better in terms of quality than my old Super 8 Sony camcorder from 2001. It looks like a more glossed up version of it. I had a Sony HD camera that was pretty much the same as this one, and it looked miles better.
Don't buy this camera because Panasonic's warranty service should be called "disservice"
Virginia M. Ryan, Amazon
16 March 2015
Summary: I don't recommend that you buy this camera. The camera's screen stopped working within 8 months of purchase. I had used it only 3 times. It was difficult to contact Panasonic but when I finally did, I was told that I had to mail the camera to their "Panacare" center at my own expense.