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FX8 all button frozen

Camera turns on ok and i can go to all modes but none of the buttons work i can't take pictures and no zoom.When I go to the scene mode all the modes keep scroling and stop temporarely when I push any button. This problem started when I was taking pictures and using the zoom. I have replaced the battery and SD disk.No Luck!I have even banged it on the desk and still no change.

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  • Anonymous Feb 14, 2008

    same exact as everyone else. changed batteries and cards. customer service has no answers

  • fx8 user Feb 16, 2008

    my fathers camera has same problem, but there do not seem to be any fixes available.

  • Anonymous Feb 26, 2008

    anybody found a solution for this? thanks.

  • kev-b Mar 09, 2008

    Same problem, camera turns on and zooms in I can go to all modes but none of the buttons work I can't take pictures and no zoom.When I go to the scene mode all the modes keep scroling and stop temporarely when I push any button.

  • Anonymous Jun 25, 2008

    have

  • exlumix Jul 14, 2008

    same problem. Zoom activates when the camera is turned on and then it's not possible to press any buttons at all...scrolls constantly in that mode.



    Took it to camera shop and they said it will cost more to repair than to buy a new one !



    One thing's for sure, I'll not be touching another Lumix with a bargepole.

  • rock8boy Jul 21, 2008

    Yes, i have the same issue with the DMC-FX8.
    It doesn't appear to be a battery issue like the posted solution suggests. I've cleaned the shutter button/zoom toggle thinking it was debris or dirty contacts but with no success in fixing the problem. Has anyone sent their camera back to Panasonic for a replacement/repair?


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I am not sure if this is a solution. but one time, i turned on my camera when the battery is really drained. usually (when it was broken) it will automatically zoom in. but that certain period when i turned it on, even before it can zoom in, the battery drained and the camera went off. i charged the battery and when i put it back and turned on the camera, it works fine. it is still working fine. good thing i didnt had the repair center fix it, because they charge really high price.

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