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Sea Water problem

Whilst on holiday I accidently dropped me digital camera into the sea, It now doesnt work, I have changed batterys etc etc. I know cameras and water do not mix, but just wonder is there anything I can try to try and fix the problem

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You'll need to buy another camera. If it had of been fresh water you could dry it out and MAYBE it would work, however, salt water shorts out the electronics. (salt conducts electricity, blah blah blah.)You could try putting it in fresh water since you can't make it any worse, then let it dry out and see what happens. In my experience, salt equals death.

Posted on Sep 11, 2007

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