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Panasonic/lumix DMC TZ5: white screen picture-taking mode / OK in picture-taking mode. Sensor problem? Any solution?
\015 I have a 4-year old Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ5 camera. No problem with it until yesterday.\012I turned it on, and in picture-taking mode, the screen is white. Well, actually, all the display information are still there as usual (all mode indications, number of pictures, batteries level,...), but the image itself is just plain white instead of what can be seen through the lens. I can take a picture, but looks like the auto focus doesn't work anymore (usual indication on the screen like when taking a picture from too ear, or whe in can't focus) and of course the result is a blank picture. In picture-viewing mode, everything is OK.\012\012Looks to me like a problem with the sensor.\012Can someone confirm? Problem seen before? Any solution other than buying a new camera?\012\012Thanks.\015
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