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I have a DMC-LX5. The last two shots in any groupof photos

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I have a DMC-LX5. The last two shots in any groupof photos have black bands across the top and bottom of the frame. Can't figure out why?
JA: What's the make/model of your device? How old is it?
Customer: Panasonic DMC-LX5 digital camera. About 4 years old.
JA: How long has this been going on? What troubleshooting have you tried?
Customer: Started in 2016. It may be computer related, but wanted know if it was a known problem with the camera.
JA: Anything else you want the electronics expert to know before I connect you?
Customer: no
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Camera and Video
Expert:  Pete replied 2 months ago.

Hi, I'm Pete. Welcome to JustAnswer! I'm reviewing your question now, and will post back with your reply ASAP.

Expert:  Pete replied 2 months ago.

I think from what you describe it is like a mechanical shutter problem.

Are the bands solid lines with a defined edge, or is the edge slightly blurry?

Could you attach some examples?

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