Having problems with your Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ5 Digital Camera ?

I slipped near the waters edge and the camera hit the water and partially submerged. Hasn't worke since. Camera turns on but thats about it. No zoom, no preview photos, no taking pictures, no picture on screen. Help! Damaged last Sunday.


Answers :

Try this :
\015\012This works on most mini electronic devices like cellular phones and degital cameras etc .
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\015\012it sounds crazy .

Remove the back (or Cover ) of the phone( or Camera ), battery, and SIM if your phone ( or Device ) uses one , DIRECTLY
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Then, with a q-tip (or something similar), dab the connection points (shiny, goldish) on the battery, SIM, and phone. This should aid in drying.

Finally, place all contents in a bag of uncooked rice (separately, do not put back together just yet). it sounds crazy , but it draws the moisture out.

It normally is working after just 7-8 hours, but I would wait 12 hours or even 24 hours before attempting to use (just to be sure).

\015\012beware the water damage, despite being dry now, will void any warranties. Also, the phone's hardware is now weakened and if you drop it, the green mother board and circuitry could shatter - so be more careful.


This does work on electronic devices aside from phones as well. Simply tailor it to your device. If you do not have a SIM (Verizon phones, cameras, all others), remove only the battery. If you have an iPhone/iPod or GPS and cannot remove the battery, simply make sure it is all the way off, then put it in the rice bag. All electronic devices react the same to the rice trick.
\015\012related link is here : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0-Otjgd48nY
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\015\012rate if useful please !
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