Having problems with your Canon Digital Cameras ?

My Canon powershot A710 IS and me got caught yesterday in a serious rainstorm,resulting in both of us being soaked.I have removed all thre batteries,and dried it out (moisture visible in viewing screen has now gone)but no signs of life when same or new batteries inserted.Is it beyond resussitation please? Looking forward to hearing good news(?!)


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Any moisture inside the camera will take much longer than a day to dry. You need to bury the camera in a bowl of dry rice for a week. If you've already tried to turn it on, you may have already fried the circuits.
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My Canon powershot A710 IS and me got caught yesterday in a serious rainstorm,resulting in both of us being soaked.I have removed all thre batteries,and dried it out (moisture visible in viewing screen has now gone)but no signs of life when same or new batteries inserted.Is it beyond resussitation please? Looking forward to hearing good news(?!)


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