Having problems with your Digital Cameras ?

My R967 got a little moisture on my last fishing trip to canada, so I took the battery out and memory card and blew it with a blow dryer, it had blue stips in the monitor and I kept it on the charger for a day, it got better but the monitor, when i view a picture I took is real grainy and bright, I tried reseting it... what can I do...thanks...Bob


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You have to wait this out form some time and even then it may not resolve but can.

Put your camera sans battery, mem card and everything open, into a paper bag. A large one. then close the top by just cruching down the area 1/3 down from the top until you create a chimney of sorts.

Put this in a area that gets direct sunlight for a good hour or two. This natural oven will assist in drying out the residual moisture, but you don't want to over do it and warp the plastic so keep a close eye on it and even put an instant meat thermometer through the bag so you can monitor the inside temp.

The bag as an oven will draw moisture into the paper. However, this process releases ethelyne gas from the bag. Good for ripining fruit but without an adequate chimney to keep the inside temp around 150 degrees or just less you will over stress the plastic and only do this for an hour or so and for a day or two, then let room temps dry it out. This may take quite a few days.

A camera shop will do much the same thing before they start replacing parts. If in the long run your monitor is still trashed, you will have to have that serviced and tell the techs everything you've done so far.

Let us know in a few days how it went. Once you are satisfied, you need to restore factory defaults all the way around and then make adjustments to your screen to suit you. If it won't respond you have to have the screen replaced by the more important parts may be good to go from there.

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