The Panasonic LUMIX DMC-LX100 is a compact digital camera with 12.8 MP resolution, 4K HD video capabilities, and Wi-Fi access. It was released in November 2014.

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Lens error, lens won't come out of the barrel

When starting it up the lens won't come out of the barrel and a message "lens error" shows up.

Is the lens part serviceable? Replaceable?

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Thank you for the elaborate answer. I am afraid I will need to buy a new one...

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A whole range of different faults can cause Lens Error, both electronic and mechanical. If it's a mechanical problem there are a few things you can try listed at https://therestartproject.org/wiki/Compa...

If none of those work, realistically, your only hope is probably to look out for another camera of the same model on ebay with a different fault - hopefully you could get one quite cheaply. Swapping the lenses shouldn't be too difficult.

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