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Camera fell in water,wont work. It doesn't come on. How do i fix it?

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  • papad720 Jul 12, 2008

    Took out battery, and memory card, took off lens, tried to dry what I could. Left to dry

  • Anonymous Dec 29, 2008

    Brand new christmas present kodak camera accidently picked up with some dirty washing and put it in the washing machine! for half an hour do you think its done??

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Be sure to take the battery out immediately after any electronic item gets wet...also check into the possibility of using alcohol, like rubbing alcohol of low water content to help dry....my brother used it on his cell (batter and sim card removed)..he dipped it and shook it out a couple times and let it dry....started to work fine....havent tried it myself tho...he is an electronics engineer and said water will cling to alcohol and alcohol is not bad for electronics...I am doing more checking on this

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