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DMC-ZS20 lens cover stuck - is that a known issue?

by od1234 / January 4, 2013 8:18 PM PST

I hope this is the correct forum for this issue.

My Panasonic DMC-ZS20 lens cover gets stuck
and my question is:
Is that a known issue?
is there a simple way I can fix it myself?

Here is the full story:
I can still go on and use my camera.
But the lens cover only open half way -
so I have to open it with my finger.
And when I turn off the camera -
it only partially close -
leaving part of the lens unprotected.

I actually love this camera very much.
And bought another one for my daughter too.

I decided I will use her camera until I will fix my
But ...
After one day I faced the same problem with her camera too.

Not as bad as with my camera -
Since it will get close all the way if I shack the camera.

I hope I am not the first and the only one to run into this problem and will appreciate and advice.


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by snapshot2 Forum moderator / January 4, 2013 10:59 PM PST

I did not find any complaints about the lens cover.

I suggest you contact Panasonic Service, if there is a problem they should be aware of it.

The camera has a 1 year Panasonic warranty.

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by snapshot2 Forum moderator / January 4, 2013 11:05 PM PST
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If the battery needs charging, that can cause such a problem.

GPS devices should be turned off when not needed as they cause a drain on the battery.

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