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Dmcfz8 telescopic lens stuck in the outward position. message states remove lens cap and press button. The lens cap is off


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Dmcfz8 telescopic lens stuck in the outward position. message states remove lens cap and press button. The lens cap is off


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PANASONIC dmcfz8 Problem: When I turn on the camera and remove the lens cap I get a message on the lens that says "remove lens cap & press button". It seems like the zoom is stuck. We were using the camera for a inside night graduation & was at a distance from the subject that we wanted to shoot. After a few zoom shots we shut the camera off and when we tried to take more pictures the above problem started. Please Help!


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My DMC-LX3 got an error message on "remove lens cap and press any button" when the lens cap have already removed!!! i have tried to take out the battery & sdhc then reload them but the camera didnt work!!!! did the lens got stuck?? help!!!!


Lens probably does not extend or retract because of debris or a misaligned gear box. The\012lens can in about 50% of the cases be repaired without having to replace it. Try to\012return to manufacturer first. If you're out of warranty, there are\012t ... Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX3 Digital Camera

Lumix keeps showing message 'remove lens cap and press > button


1. Power off\015\0122. Remove the battery.\015\0123. Put the battery to its place\015\0124. Power on\015\0125. If nothing happens\015\0126. Replace the battery with charged one\015\0127. Power on again\015\01 ... Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ3 Digital Camera

Error message- remove lens cap and press > button


Is your lens not retracting?I've got the same problem and with the lens not retracting - this is why i get the message. ... Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ7 Digital Camera

When i turn camera on,it tells me to remove lens cap and press right button.the cap is not even on the camera and when i press the right button the message reappears.


HelloThe problem is that the lens has become stuck in the barrel. There are some DIY solutions you could try, but the \012probability is that you will have to get it fixed by a professional. ... Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ4 Digital Camera

I dropped my Panasonic Lumix DMC Fz7 camera and it landed on the lense while open. now it's jammed and won't open or close. when I turn it on I get the message "remove lens cap and press arrow button" even though the lense cap is not on.


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Similar problem -Error message Remove Lens Cap and press button.


After reading \015\012\015\012di_nick34 solution about removing sand, I removed the lens hood adaptor, and blew air between the gap, re-screw adaptor on. Heard a few clicks - must have broken some minute dust/dirt. Remove hood again, and fur ... Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ8 Digital Camera

"Remove lens cap and press ** button"


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For some reason my camera keeps comming up with a "REMOVE LENS CAP AND PRESS > BUTTON" error but the lens cap isn't on the camera :(


I dropped my FZ8 and had the same problem. Unfortuately, trying to push the lends back into place did not work, so I disassembled the camera using the instructables link and the comments there. Now the camera works fine thanks to everyone's help. ... Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ7 Digital Camera

LCD showing "remove len cap and press reset button" always


Simple! Read warnings carefully! It said "remove lens cap and press SET button"! So remove the lens cap and then press the SET button (or arrow downward in the four directions button)! You don´t need to RESET anything... ... Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1 Digital Camera

I have a panasonic DMC-FZ8 Digital Camera. When I switch the camera on, the lens won't open. It says I must "remove lens cap and press fwd button". The problem is that I don't have my lens cap on, but when I do what it said, the lens still won't open to zoom and take pics. Please urgently assist me.


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My lens on my Canon IXUS 105 is stuck open and when I push the on/off button I get an error message which says: Lens Error Will shut down automatically Restart camera I can't view pictures, I can't press any of the buttons... I'm not sure where the restart button is. It's a very new camera, I only got it 2 weeks ago. Please help!


Hi,This is a common problem on this set. The lens error is common for cameras with telescoping lenses.\015\012\015\012You can help the motor by connecting the AV cable --- this keeps the LCD off and not d ... Canon PowerShot SD1300 IS IXUS 105 Digital Camera

Panasonic Lumix dmc-fz8 I turn the camera on, it wont focus and the lens doesnt start coming out. Then it says remove lens cap and press > button. Even though my lens cap is off


Hi,\015\012When the lens cap off there will be sensor inside your camera it will switch on automatically perform the normal functioning of camera . You are facing this problem due to defective sensor . You need to take to service center to repa ... Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ5 Digital Camera

Panasonic dmc-fz5 camera says remove lens cap and press- button even though the lens cap is already off


I posted a solution yesterday on Fixya, but can't find it. Same problem, same camera, solution reached on Feb 10 2009 after a couple days of frustration. I gently wiggled the lens by pushing my fingers one on either side (not the outer ring, but th ... Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ5 Digital Camera

When I press the on/off button to open my camera a message appears stating 'Lens error' and the lens automatically opens and closes a couple of times before closing so I cannot take any photographs. How can I fix this?


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Lens problem the lens is stuck in the out position. When i press the on button, I get the message to restart the camera.


I have had the same problem with a different camera, the problem started when I did not have sufficient battery charge to turn the camera off completely. The camera shut down, but the lense did not retract.\015\012You can try a few things: ... Canon PowerShot SD1000 Digital Camera

Lens error message, bells, and lens goes in and out and stops out. Remove and replace battery and press play and get picture, press camera and lens goes out and LCD works for a few seconds and then goes dark. No way to retract lens except remove battery and reinstall and press play then battery out.


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Cam. says remove lens cap and press set button


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Lcd reading lcd screen reads remove lens cap and press set button


The lens is getting stuck when you power up the camera, have one doing the same thing as well as giving me a card read error. ... Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1 Digital Camera

Error message remove lense capand press "play" button. The lense cap is not on.


The lens is jammed in, either the unit has had a knock or there is debris (sand/grit) in the unit, been to the beach lately.Check to see if the lens is sitting level with the front of the camera. Unit will probably need to go in for servicing. ... Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ5 Digital Camera

What does "remove lens cap and press > button" mean? on my Lumix DMC-FZ8 camera


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Shutter failing to open when you press the ON button. The zoom lens seem to be stuck and an error message "E18" is being registered.


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