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Camera Freezes / doesn't turn off

Discussion in 'Panasonic Cameras' started by SrPantuflas, Sep 16, 2014.

  1. SrPantuflas

    SrPantuflas Mu-43 Regular

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    May 26, 2013
    Chile, South America.
    Hi
    I have a GX1 and lately i have this problem:

    sometimes the camera freezes or i got a black screen and i can't do anything, buttons doesn't work and i can't turn off the camera.
    the only way to get it back is taking off the battery to "turn off" the camera.
    Happens usually when i try to turn off the camera, or push the playback button.

    anybody who has the same problem? what can be the cause?. battery? Card? ...camera body? (hope not)

    Thanks,
     
  2. poopstick

    poopstick Mu-43 Regular

    112
    Aug 9, 2013
    Burlington Ontario
    It's probably the card. Try reformatting, or get a new card if that doesn't work.
     
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  3. SrPantuflas

    SrPantuflas Mu-43 Regular

    119
    May 26, 2013
    Chile, South America.
    thanks, i'll try with another card that i have and i'll update later.
     
  4. Dave Reynell

    Dave Reynell Guest

    A few days ago I had a similar thing happen to my G1. As it is now five and a bit years old I thought it might have something to do with ageing. The camera would not switch off, so like you, I removed the battery. It worked perfectly after I replaced it. Might well be the new card that I started using about three weeks ago.

    Dave