Having problems with your Samsung SL201 Digital Camera ?
Can samsung sl201 b fixed with damage from liquid or would i be better off just buying a new camera?
Hard to say - moisture can do some nasty things to electronics. The damage could be minor, or the camera could be fried (boiled). Before you toss it, I suggest that you take it to a local camera shop (NOT the camera department at a chain store) or contact Samsung directly via their web site. Be sure to get a firm price, not just an estimate, before you commit to anything, though. The cost for the fix can approach the price of a new camera, and repairs typically only carry a 30-day warranty.
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Can samsung sl201 b fixed with damage from liquid or would i be better off just buying a new camera?
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