Having problems with your Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ8 Digital Camera ?

EVF blurred I've had a problem free time with the camera for the last 3/4 yrs. And in the last 2 weeks the view finder image is blurred. The LCD screen is fine, so can still take sharp images. Any suggestions would be much appreciated. thank you.



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Try adjusting the diopter. There's a knob near the upper-right corner of the viewfinder. Turn the knob while looking at the viewfinder.

See the "Diopter adjustment" section on page 39 of the manual.
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EVF blurred I've had a problem free time with the camera for the last 3/4 yrs. And in the last 2 weeks the view finder image is blurred. The LCD screen is fine, so can still take sharp images. Any suggestions would be much appreciated. thank you.


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