Having problems with your Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX7 Digital Camera ?
I have recently noticed that the lense shutter takes ages to
close. when i turn the camera on the lense zoom comes out
without any problem but the shutter stayes closed for at least
10 seconds and then very slowly opens.
Looks like theres something stuck in the lens mechanism, some grit or dust or something.
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