Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ8 16 Megapixel Compact Camera - Silver 7.6 cm 3" LCD - 12x Optical Zoom - Optical IS - 4608 x 3456 Image - 1280 x 720 Video - PictBridge - HD Movie Mode - Answered Questions & Fixed issues

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Panasonic Lumix... | Answered on Apr 15, 2019 | 41 views

Answer is in the manual - in case you don't have it please do this:
To change selected picture effects ([Creative Control] menu)Press [MENU/SET]
Use cursor button to select [Creative Control] menu and press [MENU/SET]
Press up/down to select a setting ( there are a few eg. Sepia, Retro, Soft Focus, Expressive, Toy etc, and then press [MENU/SET] ( pressing DISP should give you an explanation of what each item selected does)
Hope this solves your problem.

Panasonic Lumix... | Answered on Dec 11, 2017 | 79 views

That is about the only thing you can do now that you suspect there may be a software issue. Was it working fine before the latest firmware install? If not, then the issue is with the internal chip that sets up the correct parameters for shooting still shots.

And if unit out out of warranty you can forget a repair - it is much too expensive and not cost effective.

Panasonic Lumix... | Answered on Mar 03, 2017 | 92 views

Since you are using software to modify your print and you save your changes you may have overlooked making sure your file is kept as .jpg.
i use Adobe and after modifying my photos it will default to a Adobe file type unless I check.
so when saving changes make sure it is the same type you started with.
you can select "save as" to lett you confirm file extension (.jpg, . JPEG etc)

Panasonic Lumix... | Answered on Sep 21, 2016 | 70 views

It should be in the camera manual - somewhere !

Panasonic Lumix... | Answered on Aug 26, 2016 | 599 views

Contact with your local repair man/shop to check selection button its no contact between button and command. It may need to replace.

Panasonic Lumix... | Answered on Aug 17, 2016 | 47 views

It won't pop out in certain exposure modes, like manual. Try it on auto. If not, GENTLY try to pry it up - sometimes they get stuck from dirt of being hit.

Panasonic Lumix... | Answered on Jul 03, 2016 | 63 views

Either manufacturer's website, or via a Google search

Panasonic Lumix... | Answered on Mar 27, 2016 | 64 views

it can be had from the Panasonic Website. .com/ or

Panasonic Lumix... | Answered on Feb 12, 2016 | 59 views

Hi Tami,
Many people experience similar problem but the cause may be different. One of the main cause is an infection by a virus when you connect your camera (SD card) to a computer. All you need to do to find out is - connect the SD card using a card reader to a computer with working virus program and scan it, than try to reformat. If you receive a pop-up message that the card cannot be formatted, you are doomed. Get a replacement card.

Panasonic Lumix... | Answered on Jan 25, 2016 | 113 views

Probably no, is a hardware failure, need repair.

Panasonic Lumix... | Answered on Dec 04, 2015 | 185 views

Ty Price - thank you! I bought a DMC FX580 off eBay, untested, for $7 + $3 shipping, just for the heck of it. You never know, it could work, right? So I ordered a battery and charger, popped the fully charged battery in, and found it had the dreaded "System Error (FOCUS)"

I decided to Google the problem, and ended up on fixya. I read your suggestions, followed every one in detail and in order, and finally won the lottery with your last suggestion.

I played with the lens by keeping it from extending, preventing it from retracting, and finessing everything in between. I felt for 'give' and when I felt it, I went with it. Three click/snap events with no result, then on the fourth click/snap... wah-lah! I had the screen back, and all functions now work perfectly.

I'm much more comfortable working with things mechanical than things electronic, so I'm delighted that I was able to use physical manipulation to fix this fancy little camera.

That was so much fun - thank you again!

Panasonic Lumix... | Answered on Dec 16, 2015 | 384 views

Send it to a Panasonic repair center. If it's under warranty still, then it should be covered. If not , they will give you an estimate.

Panasonic Lumix... | Answered on Aug 09, 2015 | 89 views

There is usually a legend near the start of the manual which shows you all of the icons you will see and what they mean.

I downloaded this manual. The manual takes you through step by step on each feature. It has clear images of the icons and what they do.

Panasonic Lumix... | Answered on May 24, 2015 | 64 views

My TZ10 problem was the opposite, the cover wouldn't open. I just resorted to surgery with needle-nose pliers and a carefully wielded Stanley knife, and removed the cover completely without opening up the camera or the lens assembly. No big deal not having a lens cover, the thing lives in a leather case and it doesn't take a moment to wipe the lens with a tissue if it gets dusty. The camera is 4 years old anyway. Solved by 'amputation'.

Panasonic Lumix... | Answered on May 21, 2015 | 282 views

To be able to put something on a computer setting up a connection a;one is not enough. It is like connecting a cable. If you don't have a program to get the pictures from the connected device it newer will work.
Always first install the software, then connect the device. Like with an USB cable and device. Check if Panasonic put some software on the disk that came with the camera.
Perhaps even the software to manage your pictures (over USB) will work.

Panasonic Lumix... | Answered on Jan 20, 2015 | 121 views

The user manual for the device usually contains, among other things. these codes in it:
Panasonic DMC FX100 manual

Panasonic Lumix... | Answered on Jan 18, 2015 | 45 views

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