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Panasonic PV-GS31 won't FOCUS

I just turned on my camera yesterday and it doesn't focus, and after 1 min it says PUSH THE RESET BUTTON, I do that and still the same thing again and again, I tried everithing, but it keep not focusing, repairing it cost almost the same that buying another one, can someone help me, it doesn't give me any problem with playback, only after a few minutes says PUSH THE RESET BUTTON.

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  • Anonymous Nov 06, 2007

    My camera just started having a similar problem while I was trying to shoot a birthday party. It was working fine, then all of a sudden it wouldn't zoom in anymore. In trying to figure out what was wrong, I also noticed that it won't focus, and after a couple of minutes an error comes on the screen to push the reset button. After the camera has reset, it manifests the same problems and eventually reaches the "push the reset button" message again.

  • Anonymous Mar 18, 2014

    When I start to make a Film , it stops and on the Display cames the following Sentence :
    Please push the Reset Switch.
    I do this and then I start , thr same story again : Please push the reset Switch.
    Can somebody help me ?
    Thanks !
    regards Heinz Heiermann , Germany



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Make sure it's set to AUTO. Mine was set to manual made everything blurry. The AUTO/MANUAL/FOCUS slider button is on the side of the cassette door near the zoom buttons.

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Just a hunch as sometimes the micro will get scrambled so take off the battery as well as the battery or batterys for the date and time. and let the unit sit for 24 hours power back up as see if that cleared your error If not send away to get repaired.

Posted on Mar 29, 2006


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