Having problems with your Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ3 Digital Camera ?

It got moisture in it from being in a wet backback during a downpour and will not work. I've left it open to "dry out" for over a week and still will not work. Any suggestions?


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Hi,

Don't be too surprised if it takes a week or more to dry out.. Have you the batteriy casing open also? Allow as much air to flow through it as possible. Store it in a warm dry place too.
After that, it's wait and see if the moisture did any damage..
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