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My Sony DSC-T30 camera dropped in the dead sea water but was immediately picked as it was just by te shore. A bit of salty water got into the camera but not the battery section. Is there any remedy as the camera has now stopped working.

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Salt water is very bad for any electrical circuit but especially in a digital camera. Sorry.

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