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Salt water splash....

I was at the beach in near 100 degree weather at south padre island and my camera accidentally got wet...i dried the battery pack and tried to get the camera to work but the lens is frozen half way out and the light will come on for the on/off switch but no pictures show up and the lens wont retract....any suggestions? thanks, Pauline

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  • Pauline Plissner Jun 28, 2006

    unfortunately they dont have a camera repair shop on the island ...the nearest town that has one is 25 miles away....we will try taking it there and finding a shop today...thanks for replying to me so quickly...

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I hope by now you've taken it to a repair shop - salt water is deadly to any camera after 2 or 3 days it'll be uneconomical to repair.

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