Having problems with your Digital Cameras ?

Got wet, powers on but doesn't display images


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If water got inside, you might as well consider it junk.

The best thing to have done would have been to remove the battery immediately after water exposure. Then take the camera inside your house and remove the outside case, let it dry for at least two days at room temperature. This would allow the insides to dry out.
But by the battery being installed and the possibility of any water inside, the chances of damage beyond repair is more likely to occur. What can happen is with water inside, the possibility of shorting will happen and destroy components. The other thing which will happen with extended exposure to moisture inside the camera is the possibility of corrosion forming on the extremely thin printed circuits. Also with the extreme closeness of electronic parts, the chances of corrosion in the presence of water is high.
More than likely this camera is beyond repair, and almost certainly not worth the money it could cost for repairs.
I suggest to sell it for parts on a site such as Ebay.
Take it as completly apart as you can. Let it be for at least 24 hours. If he screen still doesn't work, it never will again. Unless it is a very exspensive camera, it would not be worth it to have the screen fixed.
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