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Need a user manual for my camera!
You can read it from HERE
or you can download it from the same link. To download, click "File" just below the googledoc logo and then select "Download Original".Good Luck.Thanks for using FixYa
Lens is stuck half open, message says turn off camera and turn on again
The problem is that the lens has become stuck in the barrel. There are some DIY solutions you could try, but the
probability is that you will have to get it fixed by a professional.
these at own risk as it may further damage the camera.
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).
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.
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
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.
You can also have a look at THIS link.
the advise is useful. please do not hesitate to let me know if you need any further assistance.
Flash not working
look in the camera's settings to see if the flash is turned on, if it is and the flash still does not work you will need to take it to a service center for them to replace the halogen bulb.
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I CAN NOT TAKE A PHOTO
Here is the direct link for the manual.
You will have to copy the full line to your browser.
If that does not work you can enter the model number here.
The panasonic web site is here, look under support.
Panasonic digital camera has black screen
CCD sensor faulty especially if you can play back pictures that were captured properly, but have a blank screen in capture mode. Replace sensor and camera will work fine.
Flash is not working?
Not likely. Unless the flash setting has been turned to off (a lightening bolt with a circle and cross through it on screen or in a menu), or to very low power, or you are in a camera mode that turns the flash off (check your exposure scene modes) this requires replacement. You could send it away for a quote through a camera store but prepare for the worst $$$
Software for Lumix® Digital
No. These cameras store images in a JPEG format and can be used with any software package that can open a JPEG image.
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