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

I too have the same problem with my DMC-FS15:- When I turn the camera on in either record or review mode, I get a system error: zoom message after a few seconds, and the camera is inoperable. Then when I turn the camera off, the lens does not retract. Is there updated software that can be downloaded and installed via the supplied USB cable, or any other fix? Regards Martin J


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Well perhaps it is just the battery I wonder if this problem isn't simple a bad battery try a replacement, as sometimes they just go bad, and this is indeed a symptom of a battery not working properly. If you have an original power supply, then try it on that, and see if you get the same results.\015\012
\015\012Check all the contacts etc. Now IF it is NOT the battery, then, you are having a problem in the Power conditioning circuitry after the batteries, this circuit divides up the Voltage from the batteries into "Other" voltages and routes them out to differing parts of the camera. What has happened is the controller IC, has most likely breaking down, under use, and this then shuts down the entire system.\015\012
\015\012This is NOT a task that can be "Home repaired". For many reasons. It is my professional advice to Contact a Panasonic local or head office, and ask for a referral to a local, authorised service center/man then take the camera there, and simply explain what happened, no more, also ask for a "Quote" before proceeding with any repairs.\015\012This then will give you the option of repair or replace, as with any problem, this simply may be a small part of a much larger problem,, as sometimes it may be.
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