Having problems with your Panasonic Lumix DMC-LC33 Digital Camera ?

When I turn my camera on, Its show system error? How do I get that off?


Answers :

You do not mention any problems with the lens so I'll assume it's behaving normally.

There's little that can be done as your camera will be about six years old now and uneconomic to do any but the most basic repair attempts. I've not seen a DMC-LC33 for a while, but I think there's a reset button underneath which can be pressed with an unfolded paperclip. When you try this it's best to have the mode selector dial set to "replay" (green triangle). If there is no rest button then turn the camera on whilst in playback mode and remove the battery. Leave the camera this way for 24 hours and then refit a fully charged battery with the camera still set to replay.

If it seems to work then try setting the dial to a photo-taking mode. If the lens fails to emerge and you still have system error then there's really nothing more you can do.

What's likely to have happened is that the camera has tried to turn on whilst in a bag or a pocket and either the lens was prevented from emerging by an obstruction. The camera was designed to react to this when new by simply abandoning the process and turning off, but as it's got older the sensor may have failed. If the camera tries to extend the lens when it can't something has to give and it's normally a plastic peg in the lens barrel which either breaks, bends or gets dislodged.

As you can replace your 3MP camera with a perfectly good one on online auction sites for under £30 or even get them for free on Yahoo FreeCycle it's completely uneconomic to do anything more. But you can sell your camera for spares or repair and will often get £10 or so.

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