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Tip of the day - The Wet Camera

Discussion in 'Ricoh Forum' started by Michael Penn, May 7, 2012.

  1. Michael Penn

    Michael Penn SC Veteran

    291
    Sep 14, 2010
    Philadelphia
    After being caught in several strong storms my soaked Ricoh GRD 3 started to act erratically. Wouldn't turn on for 24hrs, memory wouldn't remember the date, etc, etc. Well the battery was trashed but someone gave me an idea. Take out the SD Card and battery. Put the camera in a ziploc bag and cover it with dry rice for a week to pull the moisture out of the camera. Well it worked and it's back to normal !
     
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  2. Briar

    Briar SC All-Pro

    Oct 27, 2010
    Scotland
    Karen
    Excellent and phew!
     
  3. kyteflyer

    kyteflyer ~@¿@~

    Jan 31, 2011
    Newcastle, Australia
    Sue
    Thanks for the tip, Michael. Always wondered what to do if that happened. Now, to remember it for the future. Glad your GRD is back to good health :)
     
  4. krugorg

    krugorg SC All-Pro

    Sep 26, 2011
    Minnesota USA
    Kyle Krug
    Awesome recovery! Thanks for the tip.