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Got my Pentax Optio A10 soaked in the rain today. TOTALLY!

I Immediately after I realized it was SOAKED, I tried to turn it on. Black screen was all I got. Water was coming out of all possible aperatures.

Now, hours later, when I tried it again, it came on for about 30 seconds and I could see everything went back to default. But it turned off again.

Is it dead and gone?
And is there a hazardous situation now with the batter?
Should I try to charge it?

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Soak and, I mean soak your camera inside and, out in 90% isoprophyl (rubbing) alcohol remove the battery first then after 24 hours dry the camera out using a hair dryer on the warm setting.

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