Having problems with your Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ20 Digital Camera ?

Panasonic FZ20 does not switch off, menu buttons dont work


\015 My FZ20 does not switch off even if the on/off button is off. I cannot click pictures either. The LCD is on, and I can see the images through the lens. But I am not able to click. Nothing happens. The other control buttons dont work at all. There is no effect. Finally, I have to take the battery off to switch the unit off. \015\012\015\012Antoher thing I noticed in this condition is that, the "delete" button triggers the camera to be shut off. but the camera turns itself on immediately after turning off.\015\012 \015\012I was in the middle of using my FZ20, and I changed the SD card. I dont remember if I actually turned off the camera before I inserted the new card or not. But soon after that, the above weird behaviour started to happen.\015\012\015\012Any suggestions/advice?\015\012\015\012\015\012Thanks.\015

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After successfully transfering my pictures to my computer my camera locked in the open position. I can't turn it off and nothing else works. I've done this procedure many many times without any problems.
Same thing happened to mine 6 months ago. I paid $130.00 for repairs while still under warranty. Waranty is for parts only. Then I left the camera on the roof of my jeep overnight in the rain. Same thing went wrong. It was past the 60 day repair warranty so I took it apart myself and put it back together.\015\012It works fine now. I suspect it was an intermittent contact in the ribbon connector to the rear control unit.
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