Having problems with your Canon PowerShot SD1100 IS Digital Camera ?

Canon SD1100 -- used in very humid conditions (Cambodia at the end of rainy season) and the lcd gradually fogged over and now is not clearing. Have tried drying the camera but lcd is still foggy. Everything else works, but it's hard to use without the lcd. Any advice?


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I would remove the battery immediatly as not to short circuit the very fragile circuits inside! Going from cold to warm, or warm to cold area's will cause a layer of humidity to built up on the tiny components inside, if the camera is not completely dried up (no condensation visible) every time this occurs then it will take even longer to completely dry up/out next time you use it in the same humid conditions. By now the microscopic conduits around/ in the lcd screen could already be creating an acid wich will coat the connections inside the camera, causing likely permanent damage to yuor camera. If you have to use a non weatherproof camera, then imediatly leave it in a dry, warm (not hot) area to completely dry out before next use, this could prolong/prevent any damage. The lcd in the camera has only very tiny openings, so when the screen fogs up it takes a long time longer to dry back out then it did to become foggy....Hope this helps some!
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