Having problems with your Canon PowerShot SX 200 IS Digital Camera ?

Hi, my camera fell in the water and was in water for couple of minutes.After i took it off the water, i opened the battery and the memory card of the camera. After drying the both i inserted the both and tried switching it on and could not. Itz been couple of days since it happened and even now i'm not able to switch it on. So, kindly notify me what might have happened. Thank you.


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The first time you tried to switch it on, you fried the circuits which were still water soaked. Sorry, but the good news is now, everyone will know what to get you for Christmas.
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