Having problems with your Digital Cameras ?

My Lumix DMC-TZ5 won't focus when turned on and then I get a message to switch off and on again - can this be fixed?

Answers :

Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for Digital Cameras

Tips for a great answer:

- Provide details, support with references or personal experience .
- If you need clarification, ask it in the comment box .
- It's 100% free, no registration required.

Suggested Questions/Answers :

My Lumix DMC-TZ5 won't focus when turned on and then I get a message to switch off and on again - can this be fixed?

... Digital Cameras

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX37. I get a message saying 'System error- zoom' when I switch on. How can I fix it myself? I was quoted £70 to repair it.

HI there its a problem of lensguide pin. May be its damaged or dislocated. It will cost for replacement or repair max 20usd - 70 USD. Thanks. ... Digital Cameras

Panasonic DMC-TZ4 When I switch on I get "Turn off camera and turn on again" message but it does not good. When I swtich off I get "workng hard" noises as if there is an effort to retract the lense but it will not retract unless I turn the camera on again. At that point the lense retracts and comes out again at once; more "hard work" noises and a new "turn your camera off" message. The only way to get the lense into the retrated position is to catych it at the right instant and remove the batter

Fixing a Lens Error on a Digital Camera\015\012\015\012This has to be THE most common failure mode for a digit ... Panasonic DMC-TZ4 Digital Camera

Hello, I got panasonic camera DMC-LZ5 , recently I am getting message just after starting -"Switch off and switch on camera".Then same message repeats.But prevously shoot

This is usually a lens problem...try these.\012\012Fixing a Lens Error on a Digital Camera\012\012Thi ... Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ5 Digital Camera

I have a small Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ5 camera. After fully charging the battery I am all of then sudden getting this error message :"please turn camera off and then on again." When the camer is OFF the lens is extended and open. When I move the camera to ON the lens moves in to the closed position closes, then reopens, extends, tries to focus, is unable to and the error message appears "Please turn camera off and then on again" This cycle just repeats. The lens is able to extend it is not st

Hi,Checkout this tip about digital camera error messagesLens Errorfix for Digital Cameraheatman101 ... Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ7 Digital Camera

My cannon rebel will not take picture or go to the menu the only thing it will do is turn on. And when i turn it on a message pops up that says "shooting is not possible. Turn the power switch to off and on again or re-install the battery." I have tried turning the camera on and off and reinstalling the battery multiple times but nothing works. Do i have to take my camera to a camera shop to get fixed or could i do something at home to fix it??

I think either shutter unit or cmos unit faulty. you cant fix at home you have take to canon repaired centre ... Canon EOS Rebel XSi Digital Camera

Lens stuck I have a panasonic DMC-LC43 camera and the lens is stuck out. When I turn on the camera I hear a clicking like it is trying to fix but then I get a system error message. Any idea?

It sound like a problem with the zooming mechanism (lens would not retract or extended)\015\012Press the power button on and hold it down while extending and twisting the telescopic zoom lens. It might fix your problem.\015\012In any case it could no ... Panasonic Lumix DMC-LC43 Digital Camera

I have a Panasonic LUMIX DMC-ZS19 Digital Camera and the lens seems to be stuck. When I turn it on I get a message that says, "System Error (Zoom)." Any way to fix on my own?

Try these procedures: http://www.fixya.com/support/r13011856-lens_error ... Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS19 Black

I accidentally dropped my wonderful DMC-TZ5. And alais I get a message "Memory Card Error Please check the card" I have changed the card. Taken it in and out several times; tried a different card. The zoom still goes out. I cannot see any other problem. But....

Did you try formatting the card in the camera? ... Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ5A Digital Camera

Panasonic DMC TZ27 - takes photos fine - when switch to display photo, it seems to take ages to show photo and then get message "Thumbnail is displayed" - the photo then seems blurry, but when viewd on PC etc its fine. Previously had problem with camera when it frozen on zoom and it went away for repair under warranty and has been fine since,.... until now!,

... Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ7 Digital Camera


Look here:\015\012http://www.fixya.com/support/r4696998-camera_lens_not_extend_retract_maybe_bat\015\012\015\012GL ... Panasonic Lumix DMC-FS4 Digital Camera

Have Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ5. get message turn camera off

Did you drop the camera on the lens?\015\012You have to replace the barrel (cost around 175,00 euro)\015\012try to find a cheap second hand camera en replace the lens unit... ... Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ2 Digital Camera

After putting in new batteries, get message that Low Battery and the camera switches off. Can you help fix this? Thanks

Maybe you out the batteries inside of the camera in wrong, or it uses a special company brand. Mine had the same problem so i bought samsung recharcheable batteries ... Samsung Digimax S730 Digital Camera

Get the message zoom error when i switch on my fujifilm f450. is there anyway i can fix this?

HelloThe problem is that the lens has become stuck in the barrel. There are some DIY solutions you could try, but the \012probability is that you will have to get it fixed by a profess ... Fuji FinePix F480 Digital Camera

I too have the same problem with my DMC-FS15:- When I turn the camera on in either record or review mode, I get a system error: zoom message after a few seconds, and the camera is inoperable. Then when I turn the camera off, the lens does not retract. Is there updated software that can be downloaded and installed via the supplied USB cable, or any other fix? Regards Martin J

Well perhaps it is just the battery I wonder if this problem isn't simple a bad battery try a replacement, as sometimes they just go bad, and this is indeed a symptom of a battery not working properly. If you have an original power supply, then try i ... Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ28 Digital Camera

Getting lens error message, i was able to reset the date but when i switch to take a picture, lens won't open. can this be fixed or is it time to buy a new camera?

Fixing a Lens Error on a Digital Camera\015\012\015\012This has to be THE most common failure mode for a digit ... Canon PowerShot A470 Digital Camera

I have been trying to transfer my video from my Lumix DMC-ZS7 to my pc. Every time I get the same message: Removed from the items to be acquired because AVCHD/AVCHD Lite videos with different TV systems are contained TV systems of application: PAL TV systems of AVCHD/AVCHD Lite videos: NTSC Could you help me to understand what this means and how to fix it as I no longer have any recording time left on my camera due to not being able to transfer and delete the current videos on my camera

NTSC and PAL are video file standards. NTSC is used primarily in the U.S. and PAL is used primarily overseas. First you should set the default in your camera settings to the file standard that applies to you so that your videos save as the correct fo ... Digital Cameras

Card error When I switch on the power I get a message to either switch off power or format the card. I press OK to format the card and then get a message of card error

If you get a message as "Memory Card Error" on your camera AND you still need some of the photos , the first step is to format the card through the camera menu (Note: if you have an sD card, once you re-format your card any photos cannot be recovere ... Olympus SP-700 Digital Camera

My Kodak C913 sometimes follows switch on with the statement memory card needs formatting. I have tried to do this several times but to no avail. I am then faced with a message which says that I should use a new card. I am now on my third card and I still get the formatting message. This does not happen every time I switch on but about 8 times out of ten. the other 2 times the camera works well whilst it is still switched on. When I switch off the problem re occurs. There is nothing wrong with a

First of all, stop putting your cards in another camera....this can corrupt the card. With no card in the camera, go into the menu and find "reset"...follow the on-screen instructions. Insert your card, turn on the camera and go into the camera menu ... Kodak EasyShare C913 Digital Camera

My camera a Panasonic dmc TZ3 when switched on shows message Please switch camera off and on when I switch on it just continues to give the same message

... Digital Cameras

The screen for my panasonic lumix dmc fs15 appears to be broken. I've only had it for six months! The display is now White with a small dark patch to one side, and diagonal lines across the screen. I was out hiking , and it was in my pocket. I don't recall it getting bashed but I guess that's what mustve happened! Is it worthwhile getting it fixed? Should I just buy a new one? How long would it take if I sent it away to get fixed?

Hi,If the unit is still repairable, why not send it for repair to panasonic. Please try below linkPanasonic Lumix ... Panasonic Lumix DMC-FS15 Digital Camera

When I turn on my Nikon D40 with the 18-55 mm lens set to autofocus I get an error message "Error. Turn Camera off and then on again." If I turn the lens switch to manual, I do not get the error. If I attache my 70-300 mm lens, I get the error regardless of the lens focus switch psition. I have just upgraded the firmware with no improvement.

HelloThe problem is that the lens has become stuck in the barrel. There are some DIY solutions you could try, but the \012probability is that you will have to get it fixed by a professional. ... Nikon D40 Digital Camera with G-II 18-55mm Lens

When ever I try to use the zoom button I get a message saying system error (zoom) I have also gotten a message that says Please turn off camera and turn on again... What is going on with my camera and what needs to happen to get it fixed!

When you first switch on the camera the lens will motor forward?\015\012\015\012If it does so then either the zoom control button is faulty or the control pcb \015\012\015\012If the lens does not move on first switch on then i ... Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ28 Digital Camera

I was taking pictures into bright sunlight switching between manual and automatic settings, and manual and automatic focus. First, the picutre would take, but the shutter would not open (viewfinder would remain closed) switching from manual to automatic focus fixed this issue. However now it seems that the aperture is stuck, and not enough light gets through to the viewfinder. How can I fix this?

Thanks for the extra info, it's just a question of whether your problem is with the lens or the body.Do you get the same problem with other lenses? If so the body is faulty and if not it's that one particular lens.Aperture con ... Canon EOS Rebel 2000 with 28-80 lens 35mm Film Camera

Communication problem I can't get pictures from my camera when I hook the usb to my camera I get a message saying communication error how do I fix this problem. I have downloaded the new upgrade, and still have the same problem please I need help to fix this issue

First try to reset ur camera to default in setting mode, if it does'nt help then there might be USB Cable problem ... Fuji FinePix S700 Digital Camera
  • Start your question with What, Why, How, When, etc. and end with a "?"
  • Be clear and specific
  • Use proper spelling and grammar
all rights reserved to the respective owners || www.lionebra.com || Terms of Use || Contact || Privacy Policy
Load time: 0.2803 seconds