Having problems with your Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ7 Digital Camera ?
Camera got dropped now it won't turn on.
\015 My camera got dropped on the lense while it was off. I tried turning it on right away to check if it was still working and nothing! I tried again this time the shutter opened and nothing on the screen came on. It's been 3 weeks now and I have no idea what to do. The lense is jammed open and it won't turn on for anything.\015\012\015
The only way to sort it properly is to dismantle and reassemble. Because it has sustained damage you will have to check for any internal damage caused by the drop. Now the lens is jammed open would suggest the guide pins have either come out of their slots preventing movement or something is obstructing them.
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