Question about Panasonic Lumix DMC-FS5R Digital Camera
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
i'm not sure which one you have so here are both
DMC-FZ5K5.0 MP - 12X ZOOM
DMC-FZ5S5.0 MP - 12X ZOOM
Posted on Feb 24, 2008
SOURCE: Panasonic Lumix camera, DMC FS5
HAHA, I just solved the problem on my camera.
The problem is that the focus has gone "to far" and lost connection to the cogwheel, This is noticed by listening to the camera when it starts up. I gently tapped the camera lens-down against my thigh when the lens came out in it's outermost position.
This made the cogwheel reconnect to the motor and focus was obtained again. Now the camera works fine again.
I would recommend that you take a cleaning cloth between the lens and your leg when doing this to minimize the chance of scratching the lens.
Posted on Aug 10, 2009
While you are turning the camera on, hold the lever which you use for zooming in. The lens should extend before you get the annoying message about turning the the camera off and on. Then, gently apply pressure to the lens as if you wanted to push it back to the camera. While you are doing this, turn the camera off (lens should come back into the body of the camera). This will solve your problem.
Posted on May 17, 2010
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