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Water damage My Nephew borrowed my camera and leaked a bottle of water over it! The pics are still retrievable and i changed the batteries but it still doesnt work - any hope for repairs ( i live in London) or any suggestions? Thanks

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  • Anonymous Feb 19, 2008

    I spilt some water on my camera . it wont work only when it sits in the dock plugged in . any ideas?

  • FASTEDDYFISH Jun 02, 2008

    I SPILLED WATER IN MY BAG AND MY CAMERA GOT WET NOW IT DOES NOT SWITCH ON I HAVE TRIED DRYING IT OUT ON WINDOW SILL FOR 1 WEEK -NO GOOD--

    I REALLY LOVE THIS CANMERA CAN IT BE REPAIRED AND HOW MUCH WOULD IT COST

    THANKS JOAN

  • 2astroman Jul 25, 2008

    Dropped Canon 300mm Zoom lens in river.

    How do I dry it or is it useless.

    There is water inside the workings of lens still work when attached to camera but no picture.

    I USE eos 400D

  • morgank0990 Mar 19, 2009

    Mine fell out of my pocket and right into the toilet. It's a Nikon Coolpix s550. Any help???

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Try this :
This works on most mini electronic devices like cellular phones and degital cameras etc .

it sounds crazy .

Remove the back (or Cover ) of the phone( or Camera ), battery, and SIM if your phone ( or Device ) uses one , DIRECTLY
.

Then, with a q-tip (or something similar), dab the connection points (shiny, goldish) on the battery, SIM, and phone. This should aid in drying.

Finally, place all contents in a bag of uncooked rice (separately, do not put back together just yet). it sounds crazy , but it draws the moisture out.

It normally is working after just 7-8 hours, but I would wait 12 hours or even 24 hours before attempting to use (just to be sure).

beware the water damage, despite being dry now, will void any warranties. Also, the phone's hardware is now weakened and if you drop it, the green mother board and circuitry could shatter - so be more careful.


This does work on electronic devices aside from phones as well. Simply tailor it to your device. If you do not have a SIM (Verizon phones, cameras, all others), remove only the battery. If you have an iPhone/iPod or GPS and cannot remove the battery, simply make sure it is all the way off, then put it in the rice bag. All electronic devices react the same to the rice trick.
related link is here : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0-Otjgd48nY

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