Having problems with your Canon PowerShot SD400 / IXUS 50 Digital Camera ?

Camera got wet and does not turn on now. Please help!


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How "wet" did it get? Totally submerged, or just a little rain? About the only thing you as a consumer can do would be to remove the batteries and the memory card and squirt a good brand of electrical contact cleaner (NOT, I REPEAT, NOT ANYTHING SUCH AS WD40 OR ANY OTHER TYPE CLEANER). The good stuff is available at Radio Shack for about $12.00 a can. Use sparingly. This should displace all the moisture and cause rapid drying of the innards of the camera. Let dry completely for a day or so in a warm, NOT hot, place. Replace the batteries and try turning it on. Some components, no matter how small the electrical current will fry no matter what. Modern digital cameras are supposed to be able to withstand a certain amount of moisture. Other option would be to take it to a high end camera store and see how much they would charge to open it up. If I have helped, please rate my answer accordingly. Good luck.
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