Having problems with your Canon Powershot SD450 / IXUS 55 Digital Camera ?

Camera is optically blind after water dry out


\015 I need to know if there is a mechanical shutter that might be sticking in my canon powershot SD450 I succeeded in restoring all the functions of my camera after it was dropped in a glass of water... except for the fact that the camera is optically blind. The lcd, flash, menu and all other display fuctions work, but the camera behaves in the same manner as if someone put tape over the lens. I don't want to go any further with this repair until I know how it works from the standpoint of getting an image on the lcd.\015

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It sounds as if you have water inside your lens. There may be water on the CCD (its like the film for digital cameras)...You could try to blow compressed air into the lens (on the side of the zoom and into the lens itself), replacing the whole lens unit, or opening up and drying out the lens unit. - each of these options are listed in increasing difficulty.
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