Question about Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX150 Digital Camera

1 Answer

Lumix dmc-fx150 lens stuck - Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX150 Digital Camera

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Guru:

    An expert who has written 7 tips or uploaded 3 video tips

  • Master
  • 441 Answers

Good day,

This tip will explain a few methods on how to try and fix your lens if it is stuck or you get a lens error on your screen.

Please note that all these methods are used at the users own risk and that I can not be held responsible for any damages or losses that occur while trying these methods.

1. If your camera is still under warranty, send your camera to the manufacturer to be replaced or fixed professionally.

2. If your camera is out of warranty try these methods.

  • Make sure your batteries are fully charged.
  • Remove the batteries for 10min. Replace the batteries and see if the problem persists.
  • Try compressed air. This method can be useful if there are any sand or any other object stuck in the lens motors. Use compressed air with a fine tip. Direct the air between the camera body and lens and move in a circular motion around the lens to complete a full rotation.
  • You can also try to tap the padded USB cover firmly on a flat surface like a table. This is sometimes a surprisingly effective method.
  • The last method is to try and force the lens. Turn of your camera and place it on its back on a flat surface. Look at the spacing between the lens and the body and see if the gap is consistent all the way around the lens. If the gap is not even it is likely that the camera fell while the lens was extended. Now VERY GENTLY push down on the lens were the gap is the biggest until you her a "click". This will indicate that the lens is back in place. Try powering back on.
  • If the lens does not extend or it extend and retracts turn of the camera. Hold the camera in your one hand and with the other hand turn the one part of the lens in a circular motion. Rotate both sections of the lens until you hear a "click". This will indicate that the lens popped back in place. Power the camera back on.
  • The last method you can use is to turn the lens while powering on the camera until you hear a "click". Power the camera of and back on to see if it works.
If any of the methods listed above failed to work for your lens problem it would be wise to take it on to a professional to get your camera repaired.

Thanks for taking the time to read my tip and feel free to let me know if it was of any help.

Regards
15073327

Posted on Apr 10, 2011

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Telephoto lens stuck


batteries might need charging or try new batteries.

Jul 04, 2014 | Panasonic Pal Version Lumix Dmc-fz47/fz48...

1 Answer

My Lumix DMC-FX150 CD says nothing about a Mac Driver. It says it is for Windows. I dont know how to download a photo from this camera.


The best way to download pictures from your camera to your computer involves removing the memory card from the camera and plugging it into a card reader (either built-in to the computer or connected via USB or FireWire). This is likely to be faster than connecting the camera to the computer, and won't run down your camera's batteries.

Once the card is plugged in, it will appear to your computer as a removable drive. You can use the operating system's drag&drop facility to copy pictures from the card to the computer's hard drive, the same way you copy any other files. Or you can use iPhoto or any other photo cataloging program.

Oct 03, 2010 | Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX150 Digital Camera

1 Answer

Stuck lens on on lumix dmc-LX2


u could go to best buy but it might be cheaper to buy a new camera

Jan 13, 2010 | Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX2 Digital Camera

1 Answer

How do I import RAW photos from my FX 150 to my Mac running OS 10.5.7? iPhoto won't recognize RAW files.


Try using "Image Capture," it's an application that comes with Leopard, located in the applications folder. It might do the trick.

Jun 24, 2009 | Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX150 Digital Camera

1 Answer

How do I set my camera up?


here is the support site for the camera.

http://www2.panasonic.com/consumer-electronics/support/Cameras-Camcorders/Digital-Cameras/Lumix-Digital-Cameras/model.DMC-FX150K

also if you need a manual you should try this number

Support: 1-800-211-PANA (7262)
en Español opcion #2

i tried to find an actual manual for ya but couldn't so try this above.

Jun 01, 2009 | Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX150 Digital Camera

1 Answer

Replacement lens cap for Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ7 digital camera


Hi,

Please see below for a link to the Lens Cap with String. This is an original part direct from Panasonic. Used specifically with this camera.

Lumix DMC-F27 Lens Cap with String

Mar 26, 2008 | Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ7 Digital Camera

Not finding what you are looking for?
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX150 Digital Camera Logo

197 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Panasonic Cameras Experts

kakima

Level 3 Expert

102366 Answers

The Knight
The Knight

Level 3 Expert

73665 Answers

Computer Links

Level 3 Expert

2385 Answers

Are you a Panasonic Camera Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...