Having problems with your Fuji FinePix E550 Digital Camera ?

Dropped my e550 in the river

\015 It was off at the time and I took the batteries out right away, but after drying for two weeks I tried new batteries and it won't power up. Is it gone for good?\015

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I'm afraid so. The insides of these types of cameras are very compact, with layers of circuitry and connections. You might have been able to save it (a slim chance at best ) if you had gotten it to a repair shop or removed the covers and dried it quickly.

I have rescued cel phones (my own), film SLR camera and lens from water damage, but they were still wet when I started. Your Fuji would be a pain to take apart since they used the tri-head screws on that model
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