Having problems with your Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ2 Digital Camera ?

Problem when i power the camera on there is a message "please turn camera off and then on again" .



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I had the same problem and fixed it.
\015\012The problem is related to the lens not working properly and jammed up.
\015\012When powering on the camera, the focus goes in and out and the lens spin and then the message is displayed to turn camera off.When I turn the camera off, I noticed the lens did not fully hiberate into the camera like it did before the error message.
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\015\012So to fix the problem I did the following:
\015\012Turn the camera on, when the lens extended out, I slightly rotated the outer most lens clockwise and counterclockwise to free the lens from the jammed position.
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\015\012The error no longer appeared and the camera stayed-on.When I shut the power-off the lens completely hibernated again like normal.
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\015\012Hope this helps.
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\015\012Pete
I just had this same problem for the first time with theDMC-FX33. The camera started up, but the focus was all blurry, it went to telephoto, then gave me the "turn off & on" message. I did so, and the lens would retract, but would pop back out again and then shut down.
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\015\012After reading the solutions to this question, I tried wiggling, twisting, pushing and generally futzing with the lens; on about the 4 or 5th try, it finally retracted fully and came back into focus.
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\015\012It seems to be working now, but I think it is going back. The camera is only 8 or 9 months old and the lens mechanism feels gritty - I won't be surprised if I have this problem again. :(
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