Having problems with your Canon PowerShot S500 IXUS 500 Digital Camera ?
Salt water splash....
\015 I was at the beach in near 100 degree weather at south padre island and my camera accidentally got wet...i dried the battery pack and tried to get the camera to work but the lens is frozen half way out and the light will come on for the on/off switch but no pictures show up and the lens wont retract....any suggestions? thanks, Pauline\015
I hope by now you've taken it to a repair shop - salt water is deadly to any camera after 2 or 3 days it'll be uneconomical to repair.
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