Having problems with your Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ7 Digital Camera ?

Hi.my daughter's Panasonic DMC-FZ7 has gone dark through the view-finder, and all the photos and videos that she tries to shoot are likewise totally black. While photographing yesterday, she paused to gently clean the lens. All photos since then have been black. The camera records taking a photo but shows a black screen on play-back.Changing to a fresh battery makes no difference, neither does using a flash. Can you give any guidance about what is likely to be the problem, and what we should do


Answers :

Hi,
There are two possible reasons for that problem, either aperture got stuck OR ccd imager chip is bad.
You can check aperture function easily, turn On camera while looking closely in lens, please observe aperture should open like an Eye, turn Off camera, aperture will close/ shut.
If aperture is working located in center of lens mechanism then ccd imager chip is defective. In both cases, camera will take apart by professional to get it fixed.
However, if aperture is stuck, try tapping/ slapping camera bottom with your palm gently so it might release jammed aperture mechanism inside lens mechanism.
Hope these info will help you.
Thanks.
The LCD screen has failed.
\015\012It can be replaced and keh.com is the best place to send it too
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