Having problems with your Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ28 Digital Camera ?

Lumix Panasonic DMC FZ28 18x optical zoom, 27mm wide pix always out of focus... what could be the problem? thanks!


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Does it make 2 beeps and have a green spot in the center of viewfinder/lcd? if so it is thinking it is focused, test this to see. If it is 2 beeps but definitely out of focus, it will need to go in for a back-focus alignment. Simple operation for the repair team.
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