Having problems with your Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX30 Digital Camera ?

I have a Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ30, with a fixed lens. The lens is scratched, and it does show up in pictures as light cloudy spots. Can I do anything to repair/replace the lens? If I miraculously found another one for cheap, could I switch out the lens?


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Not an easy job, you need to get the back off, undo all FPC (flat printed cable) ZIF (zero insertion force) connectors (easy to tear) take the main PCB out without zapping yourself on flash capacitor, undo mounting screws for lens, swap lens. will still need setup (back focus at least) with Panasonic service software.And other alignments as CCD will have slightly different values. I fixed Panasonic camera's for 4 years.

I would recommend taking it in for service to authorized service agent.
Maybe get your household insurance to cover it.

Cheers.
The lens needs replaced (usually very expensive). You want to try it yourself? First, Google the words...disassemble a digital camera. Then decide if you want to tackle the problem.
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