Question about Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ1 Digital Camera
The problem is that the lens has become stuck in the barrel after dropping it. There are some DIY solutions you could try, but the probability is that you will have to get it fixed by a professional.
Use these at own risk as it may further damage the camera.
Firstly , try connecting your ac adapter or usb cable.
Try holding the shutter button while switching on the camera.
Look at the lens , and if some of the lens 'circles' is misaligned or not concentric then try wiggling it (while holding camera lens down).
Try gently pushing or pulling the lens when it extends but this is risky as it may cause the lens barrel to slip out of its guidance system.
Another way to do this is to place the camera lens down on a hard surface and then power it up. Be sure to use a soft cloth or something similar as to not scratch your lens or casing. Let the lens push the camera up and down a few times and sometimes the little resistance provided by the camera is enough to get things going again.
Try hitting your camera near the lens on the body with the soft tissue on the palm of your hand.
Other than that , I would take the camera to a repair center for a evaluation to see if it would cost more to repair than to replace the camera.
If it is still under warranty I would suggest you take it in before trying any of these steps and remove any off-brand batteries or accessories as some stores are really fussy about warranty repairs on camera's with non-brand accessories.
Hope the advise is useful.
Posted on Apr 22, 2010
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I'm sorry that the Camera
is displaying the error message. "TURN THE POWER OFF AND ON AGAIN"
displays on the LCD screen when the Lens Mechanism is stuck or when affected by
any malfunction. If turning the power on and off again does not resolve the
error message, try doing a power reset. Please follow the below steps to
perform a power reset.
Turn off the camera.
Remove the battery pack.
Press and hold the power button for 30 seconds.
Allow the camera to remain without power for 60 seconds.
Reinsert the battery pack.
Turn on the camera.
Also tryinitializing the Cameraif you're able to access the Menu items on the Camera. The Initialize option will be available under Setup or Main settingsSub Menus.
If the issue persists again, service is required. Please click hear to locate the service center near your area.
Thanks for understanding. Please let me know if your require any clarifications.
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