Having problems with your Pentax Optio W30 Digital Camera ?
After using the camera underwater it now freezes and the buttons stick. Basic signs of water damage.
The problem is not solved. I've resigned myself to the fact that buying this camera was a huge mistake. Your response to my inquire for repair only suggested other web sites to visit. No clear solution. After researching other consumers who purchased this camera, its clearly a defective product that Pentax is unwilling to deal with. Consumers who still have a warranty for the camera were told by Pentax that there is nothing that can be done. I for one will not be purchasing any more Pentax cameras in the future.
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After using the camera underwater it now freezes and the buttons stick. Basic signs of water damage.
The problem is not solved. I've resigned myself to the fact that buying this camera was a huge mistake. Your response to my inquire for repair only suggested other web sites to visit. No clear solution. After researching other consumers who purchased ... Pentax Optio W30 Digital Camera
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My 450d canon won't turn on and when the battery is in, the WB button (second on the right side of the screen) is blue. I have a feeling this means' get it repaired' as I had a friend borrow it and said they spilt a drink near it but not on it, but this seems like they may have spilt the drink ON my camera and have caused some sort of water damage. I'm really quite worried as I'm often told repairs cost more than the camera is worth and I don't want to have to buy another!
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