Question about Pentax Optio 30 Digital Camera
So i have the Pentex Optio W30, the waterproof and dust proff camera, and it has worked perfectly fine for the past 2 years. I took it on vacation with me this past week to cancun and used it while snorkeling and about a half hour later i tried to turn it on and the screen was just black and only stayed on for 10 seconds before automatically turning off. Im not sure whats going on. When i go to view my pics they pop up but only for that 10 seconds of having the camera on. I am wondering if i need a new battery or if i need a new camera??
Try a new battery first, much less costly.
A fairly common problem with "underwater" cameras is that the sealing surfaces that are supposed to keep the water out fail to some degree due mostly to lack of cleanliness when the camera is closed up. It takes VERY LITTLE salt water inside a delicate electronic device to wreak all sorts of havoc.
Look carefully inside the camera for any sign of salt deposits or corrosion. If you see that, the camera is likely toast or at least in need of a repair job that likely will cost more than a newer camera.
Posted on Aug 20, 2010
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