New DMC-ZS30 Firmware won't upgrade

Started Apr 28, 2013 | Discussions thread
Ianperegian Veteran Member • Posts: 3,597
Re: New DMC-ZS30 Firmware won't upgrade

Ads677 wrote:

Placed SD card into card reader on iMac and copied the file, TZ40_V12 3.BIN, onto the SD Card. I believe this is in the root directory, there are three other folders there: 'DCIM', 'MISC' and 'PRIVATE' and the new file appears below these.

Yes, that is correct. Don't put the BIN file inside a folder.  You could try putting the BIN file onto a completely empty SD card (that is, after deleting all the other folders on the card).

When I upgraded my ZS30 to v1.2 I first started with what I thought was a quite full battery (it showed 3 bars) but it wasn't "full enough".

I had to recharge the battery even further, to its maximum charge, and then I was able to do the upgrade.

There was another thread on this relating to Macs a while back: .

As in the last post on that thread, maybe try further recharging the battery, and removing and replacing the SD card.  I hope that helps.


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