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Panasonic DMC_F27 won't zoom

My camera will not zoom,I charged the battery - but that didn't help.

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Contact panasonic, or go to a local camera shop. it sounds as if its broken and needs a repair

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This could be a problem with the format of the memory card , or the memory card is not formatted as per the requirements of your camera.

I would give you a way out to try and see if it works , as I have been through this problem myself too.

Using a card reader device , connect your memory card to your computer and make sure it gets detected in your computer.

In case you are using windows xp , vista or windows 7 , you will find the removable drive relevant to your memory card being detected.

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For e.g if your memory card has been formatted by NTFS file system , then try changing the format to the FAT32 file system.

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The above solution has helped me , hope it helps you as well..:)

Your feed back would be appreciated.

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I have a lumix DMC-F27 camera it will no longer zoom. No I not in movie mode.


Do you mean DMC-FZ7?

I own one. Assuming that the camera is working normally, then I know two settings that will cause the zoom to be fixed.
Suggestion No. 1:

If the zoom is fixed at the wide end:

1. Turn the mode dial to "P". Now turn on the camera.
2. Press "MENU SET".
3. Press the up arrow button.
4. Now, a menu item named "CONVERSION" should be highlighted. Press the right arrow button.
5. A sub-menu screen should now pop up, select and set "OFF".


Suggestion No. 2:

If the zoom is fixed at the telephoto end:

1. Follow Suggestion No.1.

Suggestion No. 3:

If none of the above solve the problem, then the lens might have been knocked slightly out of position.

~If the camera has been dropped.
~If the camera has been thumped or banged.
~If while zooming, the lens was obstructed.
The zoom motor also could have died, it costs about $50.00 U.S. at
My best advice would be to contact panasonic customer service.

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