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My camera got wet!!

I'm embarrast to say, about a month ago my family and I went to Sea World and we were at the manna ray exhibit where you can pet them. I was so excited that when I was petting them my camera case went into the water and I took it out immediately. Took the battery out ect... but, when we returned to our hotel it wouldn't work. I just thought my camera was history. Is there anything I can do?? I love this camera. :(

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  • carriework Nov 19, 2008

    Thank you. What if I bought a new lithium battery? Or do you think just get a new camera?

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If water did get into the camera then your going to have many issues and since it might have been saltwater, your camera is probably history. Don't forget to save the memory card.

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    Ricky Ostrom Nov 19, 2008

    I would think the circuits are messed up. Even if it powers on, depending on how wet is got, your lenses and mirrors will be cloudy. If it was saltwater, then it will start corroding.

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