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My olympus sw 1050 got wet in the inside. please help..

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  • arvee salazar May 09, 2010

    yes. then turned it on again after 5mins. and now it wont work. i need your help.

  • arvee salazar May 09, 2010

    please do help me sir.

  • FIKRET UNALIR
    FIKRET UNALIR May 11, 2010

    Are you ready to save your camera? I am waiting for your answer. And I will give you a video link and you will vote my solution. Please leave a note when you are ready to solve your problem.

  • FIKRET UNALIR
    FIKRET UNALIR May 11, 2010

    Please do the followings first: 1. Turn off the camera . 2. Remove the battery and memory card. 3. Unscrew the screws and remove the camera back cover. 4. Apply a dry air with hair dryer, but be very careful about it. And while doing this follow the instructions below. a. Turn your hair dryer to warm weather and min pressure and at least min 10 cm away from the camera. b. Give warm weather, min pressure to camera but not to the same point. Turn your camera while doing this. Never apply to the same point. Change the position of camera every 2-3 seconds. c. You should go on to do that at least one hour. d. After an hour leave your camera to a dry room at least for one day. e. Give warm weather as you did before at least half an hour. f. Leave your camera to the dry room again at least for one day. 5. Never install the battery up to now and never Turn on the camera. 6. Look carefully to the camera. Is there any water or wetness. If there is wetness then do the same for one day again. 7. Never attach your battery and never turn on the camera. 8. Look carefully to the camera again. Is there any wetness. If you understand the above and want to apply my instructions, inform me and I will send the last solution to you and I will want you to vote my solution.

  • FIKRET UNALIR
    FIKRET UNALIR May 11, 2010

    Did you turn it off and remove the battery package?

  • arvee salazar May 14, 2010

    its still not working sir. what do i do now??

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A cell phone and a camera has the same solution.
Your camera can be saved.
You will need
1. A plastic container with a lid.
2. Blow dryer.
3. Towel
4. Two silica gel packs
STEP 1. Remove your camera's battery
STEP 2. Remove your memory card.
STEP 3. Clean the camera with towel roughly.
STEP 4. With your blow dryer, dry your camera with warm or cool.
STEP 5. Place your camera, battery and memory card into a plastic container with silica gel packs. Allow this package to leave for at least three days for preventing your camera from moisture.
STEP 6. After three days remove your camera from plastic container. Try to use it with its battery. If it does not work. Then try to use the camera with a charger or with a DC adopter. If it works then you will need to change your battery with a new one.

You can see these steps in a video use the link below.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Am8hhNhNVEw&feature=related

I hope it is helpful.

Posted on May 09, 2010

  • FIKRET UNALIR
    FIKRET UNALIR May 13, 2010

    Did you apply the solution or find an other way?

  • FIKRET UNALIR
    FIKRET UNALIR May 14, 2010

    Hello again,

    Sometimes we face with similar situations. In this situation it looks as if this method is not helpful. Because the problem could not be solved. But if you have wached the video and if you are sure that you had applied the steps correctly then you should got to the nearist authorized service center now. There is nothing to do yourself. In some conditions you can save your camera but mostly unfortunately you can not. This is your mistake so in such conditions service centers will not accept to use the warranty. So you should pay some money if you decide to be repaired. But I think this payment will be higher than you think. Prepare yourself to change your camera with a new one.

    You did not vote yet. If you find my work is helpful, please give a vote. I could not solve your problem but I tried enough?



    Regards.

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