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I slipped over at the edge of the pool and my digital camera fell in the pool. Can it be repaired?

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It will depend on the degree of the damage, it will always be best to remove the batteries and then get a hair dryer (Blower) and blow dry the camera pointing the air to the battery compartment. the most possible part that can be damaged here is the camacitor and the LCD since they are not wet tolerant like the other parts in the camera. you may either try to open the camera up to make it dry faster or take it to a camera repair shop for further repair and parts replacement.

hope this helps

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