A&P Point and Shoot Water Damage

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    epiphonist New Member

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    Hey internet, my girlfriend has this canon point and shoot (http://www.bestbuy.com/site/olstemplatemapper.jsp?id=1218063557398&type=product) and it was in her bag and, one way or another, a water bottle spilled inside which got the camera wet. It doesn't turn on, but doesn't appear to have any physical damage. Is there a way to fix it? If so, would it be cheaper to fix it or just go buy a new camera?
     
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    Sorry for the inconvenience.
     
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    Let it dry out near a heater for a few days. If if still will not turn on, you're probably better off replacing it than trying to fix it.
     
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    oh hey, i just spilled water on this. better turn it on and see if it works :hsugh:
     
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    I went swimming in the ocean for close to twenty minutes with a cell phone and a day later it turned on, so you can see yourself to the metaphorical door.

    It happened a few weeks ago so it's had time to dry, but it wasn't next to a heater. Should probably just scrap it for a new one then?
     
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    Soak it in dry water and it will cancel out the damage of wet water.
     
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    Get some Dry Water from ebay. I fixed my d70 that got rain on the sensor this way.
     

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