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Opt for a new one which would be betta...repairing it will still have som problems in it..
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My camera broke when I dropped it in the water


Opt for a new one which would be betta...repairing it will still have som problems in it.. ... Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-S40 Digital Camera

My camera broke when I dropped in the water. what do I do now?


Hi, you can send it into sony to see if it can be repaired. Your only other option is replacement. Water is the worst thing for a digital camera or just about any electronic device. ... Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-S40 Digital Camera

My Canon A430 Camera got a bit wet when I fell into a Dam this weekend. The camera did not at all touch the water, but a few drops of water did land on the camera. After drying the few drops off, the camera still worked for the whole day as well as the whole evening, but the next morning the camera did not work. The green light above the screen on the top left does flikker when the camera is turned on (which is normal). I am even able to take a photo and the flash works. Through all of the the s


Apparently, Some water worked its way into the camera circuitry. You need to stop trying to get it to work...you're only making things worse. Remove the card and battery. Bury the camera in a bowl of dry rice for a few days to absorb any moisture. ... Canon PowerShot A430 Digital Camera

MPEGMovieVX DSC-P200 I dropped this camera in the water last week. When I dropped the camera it was on and ofcourse went out after just a few seconds in the water. We removed the casing and dried the camera out. Everything seems to be functioning normally with the exception of taking a picture. When in any mode, the screen is just black. It's as if there is no light getting into the lens. The screen still shows all of the functionality, I can still adjust functionality, and I can still view pict


There is a sensor behind the lens of your camera that takes light and converts it to electrical signals that in turn is decoded by the board. If the sensor is damaged, there will be no picture to display only what you have in the memory stick. Work o ... Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-P200 Digital Camera

When my sony camera was drop in the water there is possible to repair it? my sony camera was drop in the sea water. its possible to repair?


Highly unlikely that it can be repaired, salt water caused corrosion and\012 will short out electronic components when the battery is connected.I suggest you put your money towards a new camera. ... Sony NEX-5K Digital Camera

I dropped my brand new panasonic lumix camera in water - can it be repaired? It was in the water approx 10 secs. Since removing the camera from the water, I removed the battery and SD card and placed it in an airing cuboard where it has been for the past 5 days. When I turned on the camera, the picture came up however a warning sign showed. The lens will not move.


... Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ7 Digital Camera

The camera was dropped in water for a few seconds. I managed to take the battery and memory card out after I retrieved it from the water. The camera was then dried and I was able to take a few pictures after the mishap. It's been a few weeks now and the camera does not work. I tried to charge the battery, thinking it was a bad battery, but the battery charger would continuously blink a red flash for hours! Can this camera be saved?


... Casio Exilim EX-Z77 Digital Camera

My Sony Cybershot Camera was dropped in water accidentally the other day. I have let it dry out as much as possible for 2 days. When I tried to use it, the camera still takes pics as it did before but it keeps saying "insert memory card" Anything more I can do? Is it worth trying it on with Sony as it's only 4 months old. Only thing is that I know that water damage is not normally covered. If they see water damage, will they bill me for the repair?


Try this and rate me if useful :\015\012This works on most mini electronic devices like cellular phones and degital cameras etc . \015\012\015\012it sounds crazy .Remove the back (or Cover ) of the phone( or Camera ... Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-W220/B Digital Camera

Water damage I dropped my camera in a small puddle of water. When I try to take pictures in the light, I get a white picture on the LCD screen. However, when I try taking pictures indoors or in dark places, the pictures work. Please advise how I can fix this problem. I have a Canon Ixus 25. Whilst in a bag,a water bottle burst and the camera got wet. On returning home I removed the battery and memory card and left it to dry in the soft sun. I then found some silica gel sacs and placed one in th


Let me suggest you don't leave a high tech piece of equipment in a bag with a water bottle (even if it isn't open). ... Canon Powershot SD450 / IXUS 55 Digital Camera

I have an olympus camera. It's a stylus 850SW. Apparently its supposed to be drop proof but it took a bad fall I guess and the side part that plugs into the computer is now having problems opening. Also, this is going to make it seem like I'm always dropping my camera but a piece of the bottom broke off and I'm unsure how. I got it a little over a year ago. Is there anyway I have a warranty on this camera. I paid so much for it and I really don't want to buy another one. What do I do?!


A "little over a year ago" means no warranty. Besides, the warranty wouldn't cover damage due to dropping the camera. If the camera still works, you can use a card reader to download your pictures and eliminate the need for "the side part that plugs ... Olympus Stylus 850SW Digital Camera

My Sony DSC-T30 camera dropped in the dead sea water but was immediately picked as it was just by te shore. A bit of salty water got into the camera but not the battery section. Is there any remedy as the camera has now stopped working.


Salt water is very bad for any electrical circuit but especially in a digital camera. Sorry. ... Digital Cameras

I dropped my camera and now its broke how do i fix it i drop my z1275 camera and now the lens wont go back in.


If you really want to fix this problem simply just open the screws little bit and you can yourself adjust the lenses\015\012\015\012but i will suggest you to take the camera to the service center ... Kodak EasyShare Z1275 Digital Camera

Sony camera Hi, i dropped the camera in SEA water, i washed it straight away with normal water to remove salt, and tried to dry it as soon as i could, but it won;t turn on, is it gone for ever? my pictures are still in the memory stick though...please advise


Hi there\015\012\015\012those pics that youve saved are still there in the memory stick. the camera though, im no so sure if its retreiveable. even if you dried it, you said that it still wont work. what you can do for your camera is brin ... Sony Cybershot S650 Digital Camera

Water damage my camera dropped in some water. i took the battery and memory card out to dry. then i tried charging it and the light is coming on to say its charging but the camera wont turn on. help please!


There are micro fuse on main PCB of camera first check it. If problem is still not solve than do let me know regards ... Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-P200 Digital Camera

Camera dropped into water: HD movies are ok, but pictures are bed


First of all, no, you can't open the lens to clean it...the tolerances between the lens elements is so tiny you would never get them right. Second, salt water is corrosive...it "ate" your circuits. Even if Canon fixes it, it will still give you troub ... Canon PowerShot SX 200 IS Digital Camera

Dropped my camera in a pool of water in a glacier 12 months ago. I immediately took out the battery and memory card. I then spent 2 hours with a hair dryer drying the camera. Since then the camera has worked fine. This week end I "lost" the lens. I can review photo's on the screen but I get nothing in camera mode. Is it a lost cause or can it be saved?


There is no relation between the two incidents that you explained. The recent problem might have occurred due to damaging of the lens. MY solution is to replace the objective lens ( lens assembly) and the motor ( if needed ). If it costs much, then g ... Canon PowerShot S500 IXUS 500 Digital Camera

My camera was dropped in the sand awhile ago. I blew some air in it, and got it to work. After about 2 weeks I was able to start the camera but then it shut off on its own and now the silver lens part won't go back in. I have tried everything to get it shut again. And still nothing. When I press the power button, it clicks twice and then it beeps three times. Can you help me with this, when I bought the camera, there was no warranty offered. This is the 3 Samsung camera that has broke in the pas


HelloThe problem is that the lens has become stuck in the barrel\012 after the sand particles have jammed it. There are some DIY solutions you could try, but the \012probability is that you will have to get it fixed by a professional. ... Samsung BL103 Digital Camera

Hi Camera dropped in sea yesterday.Battery and Sd card removed and camera washed in fresh water. Battery and card OK as checked in similar camera. Actual camera will not power up....can you help please. Thanks Jacqui


I'm afraid to say camera is junk now as Its been dropped in sea and washed as well.Water of any type is enemy of electronics boards/ parts and that damage is irrevocable. New camera is better option for you so please do not waste time and ... Canon PowerShot 600 Digital Camera

I dropped my camera on the beach right as a shallow wave was coming in. In my fumbling to recover the camera I turned it on. The lens extended and remained that way. I took the plastic camera cover off, rinsed all parts (with purified water) that I could. I air and low heat blew dry the camera over several day, and re-assembled it. When I insert batteries I get a power light, but get no lcd screen, no sound of pictures taken on full compression of picture button, no further extension or ret


Sorry, I'm afraid that I also think it's a lost cause. Usually repairing a water-damaged camera is more expensive than buying a new one. ... Canon PowerShot A1100 IS Digital Camera

I dropped my camera in water, the lense got moisture in it but was working right away. I had opened the inside of the camera to make sure nothing got wet. I set it out to dry. The lense is dry of moisture but the buttons wont work and the camera wants me to input the date. But, since the buttons won't work I can't, and now I can't take picutres.


Get a new camera - you will have other problem besides the obvious ones. Liquid will produce corrosive material after it drys and remain in the camera and will be difficult to remove later. ... Fuji FinePix F20 Digital Camera

When extending the telephoto past 45, the camera shuts off with "lens error" on screen. Camera seems to be fully operational below 45. Camera has less than 200 shots and has been kept in small LowePro case. No drops or water issues. tks sn# 1098494A


Fixing a Lens Error on a Digital Camera\012\012This has to be THE most common failure mode for a digi ... Casio Exilim EX-Z750 Digital Camera

My Olympus Digital Camera Stylus 850 SW is supposedly waterproof, and shockproof, but when i went on vacation, and took it into the water park, and inside the water. It broke. Water got into it even though the sealed containment's, for the battery, memory card, and the usb transfer area were closed. The screen is now fuzzy, and it looks like a broken tv screen (the fuzzy part). It won't turn on, and right now it is making this noise every 21 seconds or so. I charged my battery for a long time, b


Is it under warranty?I would be trying to make a claim against it for NOT being waterproof. If they don't come to the party and replace it you could threaten to sue for false advertising, Contact Olympus I am sure they woulde want to inve ... Digital Cameras

Camera Dropped in water, lens error [sx100]


Buy a new lens because water stays in lens ... Canon PowerShot SX100 IS Digital Camera

Dropped camera in water


Unless it's an expensive camera, it's likely a goner and not worth fixing. If the battery was in place the electronics probably shorted and there may also be water in the lens system. ... Canon Digital Cameras

Camera dropped in a bucket of water


I very much doubt it. If you had removed the batteries straight away, stripped the complete camera and let warm air waft over it for a day and then put it all back together and tried it, you may have been lucky. But wet circuit boards and electricity ... Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ5 Digital Camera
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