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
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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Camera is optically blind after water dry out
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 ... Canon Powershot SD450 / IXUS 55 Digital Camera
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Camera exposed to rain. Battery immediately removed and camera dried but it won't power up now. No obvious sign of water damage inside.
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My Sony TX7 digital camera fall down in water. I have removed the battery and memory card. and keep it dry in the sunlight for 4-5 hours. after inserting battery and memory card when i switch on the camera screen is flickring.......what can be the problem ??????and how i can resolve it.....I love my camera verymuch.......Please help me to reactify this problem.....Thanks
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I am a US Soldier and I bought my Stylus 770 to take to Iraq, I had no problems at all with the camera in Iraq because it was always dry. I am in Jamaica with my wife on or 6 year anniversary trip now that I have returned home from combat, and as soon as we arrived in Jamaica we got in the pool that is only 3ft deep and went right under the surface to get a pic together under water and i went up to my room and washed off the camera. i have only had the camera for a little under 2 years, now th
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