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Sightseer
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Dropped in the ocean!

Dropped my 3+silver in the ocean. I know but. Took the card and battery out, rinsed with clean water and dried in rice for a week. Put the battery in and the wifi light comes on and pushing the power button makes noises but the screen doesn't work. No red light comes on when charging. Any help?

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Explorer
Posts: 12,070

Re: Dropped in the ocean!

I had a Hero 3 that took a dive in the ocean. I removed the battery and SD, rinsed it and then sealed it in a bag of rice for ten days. I put it back together and would get beeps but no life. I changed the battery and it worked fine.

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Explorer
Posts: 12,070

Re: Dropped in the ocean!

It's possible the battery got fried and isn't giving out enough power. You can get cheap third party batteries like wasabi to test it out. Hopefully that brings your camera back to life.
Adventurer
Posts: 9,884

Re: Dropped in the ocean!

Saltwater  kiss it good bye

 

 saved the card that is great bat should be fine clean the contacts, you should have washed in alcohol  once you turn it on you're shorting the boards out with saltwater.

Explorer
Posts: 12,070

Re: Dropped in the ocean!

I had a Hero 3 that took a dive in the ocean. I removed the battery and SD, rinsed it and then sealed it in a bag of rice for ten days. I put it back together and would get beeps but no life. I changed the battery and it worked fine.
Adventurer
Posts: 9,884

Re: Dropped in the ocean!

 Salt is a Killer.   

 

FISH