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Beeps/not coming on

The camera will only beep when the power button is pushed. I suspect it has gotten sand in it. Is there anyway to fix this that will not cost more then the value of the camera? Thank you!

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If you are sure it has got sand in it, then the only thing you can do to fix it for more than a couple of uses is to get it open and clean the sand out. If you have access to dry air (not diving bottles or gas station tyre air if possible) then you can probably open it up and try yourself. Be aware that this is not the best way unless you have the right tools to open it and the knowledge to understand the inside. Take it to a service centre if you are in ANY doubt. ask again with general location details and we can find a service centre near you. Here is the link to the user manual if you need it; http://org.downloadcenter.samsung.com/downloadfile/ContentsFile.aspx?CDSite=HQ&CttFileID=1390763&CDCttType=UM&ModelType=N&ModelName=DIGIMAX-S500B&VPath=UM/200703/20070331074441859_DigimaxS500_S600_ENG.pdf Check page 59 of the pdf (page 58 of the manual) for the reset instructions - worth a try before doing anything drastic. Hope this helps :)

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