Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX01 Troubleshooting
- Camera won't turn on
- Memory card is protected
- Flash is not working
- LCD screen turns off when camera is on
- The picture will not save
- A picture is not showing up
- The camera becomes warm
- The lens clicks
- The picture is displayed in black
- The picture is too bright or too dark
- The picture is out of focus
- The casing is cracked
- The buttons on top of the camera are broken
Verify that the camera is charged and that the battery is inserted properly.
If it still doesn't turn on, the battery may need to be replaced.
On the memory card there is a small switch. Verify that it is not set to [lock]. If it is, simply slide it to unlock.
Verify that the camera is not set to suppressed flash. Cycle through the flash settings by pressing the flash button until reaching the desired setting.
Note that the flash does not go off in the scenery, night scenery, fireworks or starry sky modes.
The flash battery may be dead. Here is our guide to replacing it.
Verify that the camera is not in power save mode.
Verify that the camera does not need to be charged.
If the LCD screen is cracked, or never turns on it may need to be replaced.
Verify that the memory card is fully inserted.
Verify that the mode dial is correctly set.
Verify that there is enough space on the memory card.
Verify that the memory card is inserted properly.
Verify that the camera is set to playback mode.
The camera may become warm during continued use, but this should not affect the quality of the photos or endanger the camera.
The sound of the clicking is normal and caused by the automatic adjustment of the lens during zoom or camera movement.
Sometimes when pictures have been edited or rotated on a computer they come up black on the LCD screen.
Verify that the exposure is adjusted correctly.
Verify that the mode dial is set properly.
Verify that the subject is within the correct range.
Verify that the camera is being held still while pictures.
The lens may be need to be replaced.
We have provided a guide to replace the top buttons.