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My brand new d60 got wet taking pics in rain

\015 I have a rubber cover for knocks etc but the camera has died.Surely it cannot of got that wet or wet enough to kill it.I have had in warm room with lens off to drive out any moisture.Is there any history of supsepability to water damage.The warrenty specifficaly excludes water damage.I can probably claim insurance \015\012but i am so dissapointed.Until then i had taken maybe 1000 pics\015\012It was raining quite hard but i was being careful ,or i thought i was.\015\012Camera just never turned on again\015\012Battery is ok\015\012Do they have some sort of moisture saftey device in them\015\012thanks in advance jt\015

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If I were to use a camera in rainy conditions a lot, I would get one that uses an external flash. Internal flashes can blow a camera with one wet picture, and it happens quite often. Tell em it just stopped working one day I guess. They will not fix it if you tell them that wet story.
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