Having problems with your Pentax Optio S50 Digital Camera ?

Water Damage I have a GE A730 digital camara. My sister accidentally dropped it into a bowl of water. I got it out within like 3 seconds of it falling in their but the screen will not work. I hear putting it into a bowl of rice would help but it doesn't seem to be helping anyone have any ideas on what to do?!?

Answers :

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

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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