Having problems with your Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ5 Digital Camera ?

Shutter When I turn on the camera everything is fine but the shutter wont open. Instead i have to use my fingers to keep the shutter open just to take a picture. I dont know how this happend. I use the camera for an hour and everything is fine then I leave it in its case for like 10 minutes and when i turn it back on the shutter wouldnt open! Please help! :(


Answers :

You mean the lens protector doors, not the camera shutter. This seems to be a problem on this camera. Aparently you bumped it against something or dropped it. The only way I know of to fix this is to take it apart and set the arm of the spring again into the side as it should be. You cant do it with out takeing it apart.
Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ5 Digital Camera

Tips for a great answer:

- Provide details, support with references or personal experience .
- If you need clarification, ask it in the comment box .
- It's 100% free, no registration required.

Suggested Questions/Answers :

Shutter When I turn on the camera everything is fine but the shutter wont open. Instead i have to use my fingers to keep the shutter open just to take a picture. I dont know how this happend. I use the camera for an hour and everything is fine then I leave it in its case for like 10 minutes and when i turn it back on the shutter wouldnt open! Please help! :(


You mean the lens protector doors, not the camera shutter. This seems to be a problem on this camera. Aparently you bumped it against something or dropped it. The only way I know of to fix this is to take it apart and set the arm of the spring again ... Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ5 Digital Camera

My camera is actually a U Tough 6000. it is about 1 1/2 years old and was bought in Australia. Everything seems to work fine except the shutter won't open. when I turn the power on it just beeps several times then turns off. if there are pictures on the card, i can view them. I have tried holding it under running water and turning it on/off. I don't think anything unusual happened to thee camera between uses.....just tried to take a picture one day an had this problem. I am currently in Indonesi


I have the same problem with myn at the moment... how did you go with a solution? ... Olympus Mju Tough 8000 Compact Digital Camera

Camera shuts down after shutter button is pressed. It shuts down halfway through the shutter operation. Everything else works fine-reviewing pictures, settings in menu, focusing, exposure settings etc. The camera focuses ok when the shutter button is half pressed then when you press the shutter button fully, the mirror goes up, shutter appears to open then the camera shuts down with no power. Only way to get mirror etc back to normal is to remove the battery and refit. When camera is turned b


... Canon EOS 40D Digital Camera

I have a Nikon S6 digital camera, everything about the camera seems to work fine, except for this "lens error" message I keep getting. Sometimes I'll turn it on, and I can use it just fine. But then there are other times where I have to turn it off and on in order to get it to work. And then there are those times where turning it off and on don't help. I usually give up and try again later. Sometimes it'll still give that error message, and other times, it will just work like normal. What can


Fixing a Lens Error on a Digital Camera\012\012This has to be THE most common failure mode for a digital camer ... Nikon COOLPIX S6 Digital Camera

Camera problem My daughter just received a new HP635 camera for her birthday. At first the camera worked fine, but after a few minutes of use, the camera started flashing the welcome screen repeatedly and the zoom lense would move in and out over and over until we opened the battery storage compartment of the camera. Opening the battery compartment is the only way to turn the camera off. Everything on the camera becomes inoperable when this process starts which now is every time the camera is tu


I HAVE A HP R740 SERIES DIGITAL CAMERA. IT IS ABOUT A YEAR OLD. WHEN I TURN IT ON, HALF OF THE VIEWING SCREEN LOOKS LIKE A SCREEN. ... HP Photosmart 635 Digital Camera

My ex Z1000 wont take pictures. i turn the camera on the lens goes in and out some times it looks like its going to let me take a picture and then the lens closes back into the camera and the screen goes black. It looks like the cameras off but I push the play button on top and it lets me view pictures. I don't think its the lens because the lens seems to open and close fine. Ive only used this camera 3 times and it has been stored safely so Im not sure what happened. It will only let me get int


Your camera problem has the problem chance. Fisrt you should try with full charge battery. sometime weak battery cause also. Second main pcb does not resetting every time after taking picture.\012I hope you luck! \012Would you give more detail pr ... Digital Cameras

I have a nikon d200. The last time I used it (only a few days ago) it was fine, everything normal. Then yesterday I pull out out of the case and everything seems to be going wrong. It is metering INSANELY low, like a shutter speed of 100 in full daylight produces a REALLY dark image. It won't auto focus at all, and i am unable to change the fstop in manual or aperture priority modes. I tried to restore it to factory settings and the lcd screen flashed to indicate it had been restored but no luck


Your boyfriend is probably right, and it makes sense, if you can't change the f-stops. \015\012The following blog on Flickr might help you:\015\012 ... Nikon D200 Body Only Digital Camera

My camera lens shutter won't open, but everything else is working fine. It keeps on repeating 'please turn camera off and then on again' but it's still the same.Is there a way that I can fix it by myself and not need to give it in to the shops instead?


Sorry, it needs to go in for service.Usually this type of fault happens due to sand/ grit in the mechanism or it has suffered a knock/ drop.If it is grit/ sand then they may just clean the lens mechanism.If it has suffered an impact ... Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX12 Digital Camera

Nikon E5700 digital camara. Camara turns on, everything looks good, shutter opens but only see black through the view finder, monitor and will only take black pictures. I reset camera to factory settings, the battery is charged--don't know what else to try. Everything worked fine last week.


There is a service advisory out for Nikon E5700.t has come to our attention that in a\015\012limited number of COOLPIX 3100, 3500, 4500, 5000, 5400, 5700 and SQ\015\012digital cameras, an electronic component may, in some instances, fail\ ... Nikon Coolpix 5700 Digital Camera

When I turn on my camera, the lens does not extend, even after putting in new batteries. The camera is about 3 years old, and hasn't been used in the past year. Before, it worked fine, but now the shutter won't even open.


Try the procedures in this tip. ... Fuji FinePix A360 Digital Camera

Lens Error I fell while holding my camera. The lens was open at the time and when I got up I turned the camera off. I then turned it back on to check it and the lens opened and immediately closed with the "lens error" on the screen. I can turn it off and on and the lens will always open but closes as soon as it has opened with the lens error on the screen. The shutter opens but closes also, like the lens. Can this be fixed? It was a gift so I don't have the bill of sale but I still have the orig


This is probably THE most common failure among digital cameras. There's a halfway chance of fixing it yourself, described here: http://camerarepair.blogspot.com/2007/12/fixing-lens-error-on-digital-camera.html ... Nikon COOLPIX L4 Digital Camera

Kodak v610 camera (easy share) My 10 year son was using our v610 camera and the following error message E45 (please see user manual) appeared on the screen. We were unable to switch the camera off and therefore the shutter remained open. The shutter will only close if I remove and replace the battery and when I turn the camera back on the shutter remains open and the same error message returns. I have checked the manual and it doesn't mention this problem. thank you jane


HelloThe problem is that the lens has become stuck in the barrel. There are some DIY solutions you could try, but the \015\012probability is t ... Kodak EasyShare V610 Digital Camera

A640 Lock-up Hi, The camera was working fine up until today when I took it out of the case, it was stuck, locked-up somehow. I haden't used it in a couple of days (had never had a problem with it before), and now, the only sign of life when pressing the ON/OFF button is the small green light underneeth turns on but nothing else powers up or happens. The only way to get the green light off again is to take the batteries out. Also, the lens is stuck open, and the zoom partially out. What should I


Take out the OTHER battery, the one that maintains the date / time and then the camera can 'reboot' cleanly when you put some fresh batteries in it. ... Canon PowerShot A640 Digital Camera

I have a kodak easyshare cd82 blue camera it is 6 months old it was working fine until a couple of weeks again i got it out the case turned it on and the screen was white with green cracked like lines on it. i took it back to the shop that i bought it from they said to me that i have dropped it but i am 100% sure i have not dropped it ever ive only used it 3 times since i got it there is no way i have ever dropped it have you heard of this type of problem before thanks


All devices including digital cameras are protected by a 1 year warranty. The green cracked line indicates a hardware problem, and since the camera is on its 6th month, it is still covered by warranty. You should take it to a Kodak authorized servic ... Kodak Easyshare CD82 Digital Camera

Hi, I had a spare kodak c330 camera which was in perfect working condition. Since I am using a Nikon camera now, i thought of converting the kodak camera to an infra-red camera. so i opened it, and after a few unsuccesful attempts, I was finally able to open the lens assembly and take out the infra-red filter. however, when I was putting everything back in place(assembling), there was a big spark - one like short circuit - probably caused by the huge capacitor that is used for the flash circuit.


The capacitor has shorted the circuits i would not bother with it .....sorry ... Kodak EasyShare C330 Digital Camera

I have an Olympus Camedia C-50 Zoom camera that has worked fine for a few years, but suddenly when I open the lens cover, the camera does not turn on. I charged the battery and it is fine, and I can use the quick view button in the back to see what I have already taken, but the lens will not come out and turn the camera on. What can I do?


Fixing a Lens Error on a Digital Camera\012\012This has to be THE most common failure mode for a digi ... Olympus Camedia C-50 Zoom Digital Camera

I have a Coolpix Nikon L1 and everything works fine with the camera except when I try to transfer the pictures over to the computer. It used to let me but I would still have to run them through other programs because it never automatically comes up like it used it. I have already tried going through the set-up menu on the camera and did everything it told me to and it still does not work. Any solutions?


If you're using the software provided, there may be settings for automatic download. Check the pc settings of the software you're using. ... Nikon Coolpix L1 Digital Camera

Wont turn on, shutter open at all times When I power on the camera, the shutter lens trys to open but it can't. I've purchased a new battery and fully charged it. The camera was purchased in May 2008. I've only used it about a dozen times. The last time was Christmas of 2008. Can you help ? Lens won't retract


... Olympus FE-280 Digital Camera

Neither the fujifilm 256MB xd card nor th enew Olympus 2GB xd card will work in the A340. I've put the card in and went to Format it in the camera as per teh menu. It acts like it does but when you take a picture it says "write error" When you turn it on again it still says "card not initialized." I've tried formating them with the camera on (lens cover open) and using the menu and with the camera off (lens cover closed powered on using the button on the back) and using the menu from that screen


The camera needs to be up-dated to read the cards it may still have the old dater in it! so it cant "see" the biger cards ... Fuji FinePix A340 Digital Camera

I am having a problem tranferring pictures from my Z1485 IS camera which is brand new. When I connect the transfer cable and then turn on camera to transfer, the camera turns on as indicated by the on light, but the lens does not open and camera does not function. I am using this camera with XP Pro. Please help, my grandson was born yesterday and I would like to send pictures out. Thansk


There are two things,, you are either want to transfer the digital camera pictures from you camera, and other is you want to connect you camera to pc and want to shoot live,for transfering,, generally with common drivers ,, once you conne ... Kodak EASYSHARE Z1485 IS Digital Camera

Hi, My D80 has suddenly developed a fault, where it registers the flash as open and in use even when its shut. This has the effect of syncing the shutter speed and limiting it to 1 200th in all modes. In addition, whilst the flash button will still change the flash mode using the command dials, it won't open the flash- almost like the camera thinks the flash is already open. I have tried prising open the flash, and it still doesn't fire even when open. There was no indication of a problem previ


Hi dave_lankest. My suggestion is to do a factory reset on the camera. This is found on page 129 of the manual. Open the rubber flap on the left side of the camera then you will see below the USB port a small button, that is the reset switch. If that ... Nikon D80 Digital Camera with 18-135mm Lens

While at the beach, someone threw a frizbee at my wife and she dropped the camera in the sand. We were careful as we could be picking it up to avoid entrance of sand into the camera. It worked fine until the next day and the lens opened and stuck. I opened the case to remove and sand that entered the camera. While removing the flash it went off and now the camera doesn't even turn on. I assume something touched and blew a fuse. Is this fixable and if so where do I start?


Well, your mistake was opening the camera. You will need to have it serviced. ... Canon PowerShot SD890 IS / IXUS 970 IS Digital Camera

My camera worked fine one day, then it was in my purse. When I went to use it the light was on and the screen said there was a lens error. Everytime I try to turn it on now it makes a grinding noise and refuses to open and then closes completely with the lens error reading For no reason my camera (Nikon coolpix model S210) doesn't want to work with the term "Lens error" and lens won't come out WELL YESTERDAY MY NIKON COOLPIX s210 DIGITAL CAMERA WAS WORKING PERFECTLY FINE THEM I GOT UP TO TAKE P


\012\012try these:-\012\012\012connect it to pc and on it\012vaccum the barrel of lens\012changing mem. card and batt. for 2min. ... Nikon Coolpix S210 Digital Camera

My Canon Rebel XT camera was working just fine, but suddenly halfway through using it won't shoot any more. Everything on the camera works just fine, it just won't take any photographs in any mode. It can't be a problem with my CF card as its a trusty one I've had for a while, and I've tried formatting it just in case and my camera still won't work.


Have you tried going into the menu and finding "reset"? Just follow the on-screen instructions. ... Canon Rebel XT / EOS 350D Digital Camera

Shutter The other night when I was taking pictures, my shutter seemed to get stuck half way through opening everytime I shifted into picture mode, and I'd push it open with my finger and it was fine, but now, I cannot get them to open at all in any mode. I can't use my camera at all!


Hey laura0157,\015\012 I would first try resetting the camera to the default settings, and directions on how to do this are on page 22 of your user manual. I have included a link to a PDF download of your camera man ... Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX3 Digital Camera
  • Start your question with What, Why, How, When, etc. and end with a "?"
  • Be clear and specific
  • Use proper spelling and grammar
all rights reserved to the respective owners || www.lionebra.com || Terms of Use || Contact || Privacy Policy
Load time: 0.5195 seconds