Having problems with your Panasonic DMC-TZ5 Digital Camera ?

My panasonic tz5 has started playing up. The lens moves in & out, will not focus & a message 'please turn camera off and on again' appears. This happens each time I want to use it. The battery is charged. Turning the camera on & offf doesn't solve it. Also, on two occasions, I have lost some of my photos due to a 'card read error'.


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Same problem. At least for now, I solved problem, or at least camera is working again, by putting mode dial in "normal" (not A1) and holding down menu and down button (macro button) while turning camera on. Hope it works for you and continues to work for me.
Turn the camera on and off in photo mode rapidly until it unsticks.
\015\012For fuzzy pictures you may need a firmware upgrade. http://panasonic.jp/support/global/cs/dsc/download/TZ4_5/index.html
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