Having problems with your Kodak EasyShare C743 Digital Camera ?
Camera fell into water. removed housing and dried parts, camera doesnt work now and batteries get extremely HOT!!!
Be very careful with the acetone. It will dissolve protective varnish and melt styrene plastics. Short of a camera shop, the best thing to try is denatured alcohol. Chances are, since you turned the camera on before it was totally dried out, it's scrap.
Only chance is specialist electronic cleaning or you can try yourself with molar acetone (ie chemically pure, not nail polish remover which contains lanolin). Tap, rain or bottled water contains dissolved minerals which are deposited on wherever the water happens to lie. It is these minerals that conduct electricity (pure H2O does not conduct electricity) and it is these impurities that are shorting your camera.
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Camera fell into water. removed housing and dried parts, camera doesnt work now and batteries get extremely HOT!!!
Be very careful with the acetone. It will dissolve protective varnish and melt styrene plastics. Short of a camera shop, the best thing to try is denatured alcohol. Chances are, since you turned the camera on before it was totally dried out, it's ... Kodak EasyShare C743 Digital Camera
Olympus 770 SW waterproof etc camera doesnt work - battery appears to charge but camera does not turn on or get any charge out of the battery - did get water in it about 7 months ago screen was stuffed but then it came good and worked fine now it doesnt work at all
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My flash does not work and my battery life is extremely short & the camera gets hot - are these problems related - what should I do
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