Having problems with your Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX2 Digital Camera ?
Black Screen - locked shutter?
\015 I've got Panasonic DMC-LX2 camera and after not using it for a while the lcd screen has gone completely black. all the other functions seem normal and apear on the screen but there is no image at all.Is my shutter locked?\302\240 I've read the solutions to this problem for the previous model (DMC-LZ2) but I'm not sure if it is the same with my model. The solution for the previous model is taking off the screws and fixing the orange cable inside the camera. Please help!\015
Same problem here! I just had my 1.5 year old camera checked at a local service, and I was told that the shutter is not working correctly, and that it looks like a factory defect. Anybody knows if Panasonic offers replacement/servicing out of warranty for such issues (and how/where to send)? ...I am not happy at all with such an expensive and supposedly high quality compact camera die so quickly. Thanks a lot.
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Black Screen - locked shutter?
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