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Where do Isend my lumixDmc-ZS-40 for lenses repair. It gets…

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Where do Isend my lumixDmc-ZS-40 for lenses repair. It gets stuck when projecting. How long will it take and how much does it cost? ***** *****kins

Technician's Assistant: It can cost anywhere from $10 to $100, depending on the type of issue and how much of the Technician's time your question is expected to take (how complex and lengthy an answer you require). What's the make/model of your device? How old is it?

Panasonic Lumix DMC – ZS 40, approximate two years old

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I am pretty sure it just has dust or dirt in it from my trip to Africa. Happening over last year off and on. Happens usually after I have telescoped out and then try's to retract,but tells me to shut off camera and try again.

Submitted: 10 months ago.Category: Consumer Electronics
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Electronics Technician: Michael Hannigan, Engineer replied 10 months ago
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Electronics Technician: Michael Hannigan, Engineer replied 10 months ago

Is this something you think you might fix yourself? I can give you the instructions for the repair, along with a link to a replacement lens. It will cost you less than sending it out, and the repair isn't all that difficult. It requires disassembly of the camera, but this model is mostly modular.

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Electronics Technician: Michael Hannigan, Engineer replied 10 months ago

What I'll do is give you a link to the instructions first, so you can see what's involved. Then if you think you will want to do it, let me know and I can find the part for you. If not, I can refer you to a place to get it repaired. I'm just not sure that having it repaired would be cost-effective. But either way, we'll get it done.

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