Having problems with your Vtech Kidizoom Digital Camera ?

Vtech Kidizoom camera - no longer turns on. It's less than a year old but past the 90 day warranty. I opened it up to look for the obvious (disconnected wires, cracked circuit board or toasted components but didn't notice anything out of the ordinary) I checked the voltage at the power terminals on the circuit board and got good readings.probably some internal componant that fryed - I may spend some more time with it later (when i have time) - but it'll probably just end up in the trash....


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Before you trash, what could turn out to be a fully functional cam, try this. Take a large ziplock bag and fill it halfway with "uncooked rice" not the minute rice stuff, the regular rice. Take the battery out. Place the cam and battery both in the bag and burry them in the rice. Leave it near a sunny window, sealed, for two days. Remove the cam and battery. Shake the cam well to make sure any renegade grains don't take up living in your cam.Replace the battery and try it out. Big bags of rice are cheap, what've you got to lose?
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