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Professional water in camera lens

Discussion in 'Phantom 3 Help' started by brentrh, Jul 26, 2015.

  1. brentrh

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    crashed at edge of pond. Broke a prop camera got wet. Let it dry and all seems well except for moisture in camera creating fog in pictures. removed filter and moisture there. still some in camera is there any more dis-assembly I can do to correct this problem?
     
  2. brentrh

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    All is well sat it in sun moisture is gone. Got lucky this time.
     
  3. duse500

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    I personally would let it sit in rice for a few days just to be safe
     
  4. pnm1964

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    RTH failed by 10 yards and I went into a lake. Took off the lens but there is still something there causing fog in the pics/videos. Can I take it apart further to get rid of it?
     
  5. rossmedia

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    If it is fogging up, there is still moisture. Take some silica gel packets (or rice if you can't find that) in a zip lock bag and rubber band the bag around the camera. Few days, it should completely dry out.
     
  6. pnm1964

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    It's not moisture--just watermark. Can it be opened and cleaned?
     
  7. timmer

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    I found this site a while back and have it bookmarked if I need it.
     
  8. SteveMann

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    "RTH failed by 10 yards and I went into a lake."​
    RTH is not AutoLand.

    But to the OP question, my cellphone went through the laundry recently and wow, the lens on the camera was useless. A day in a baggie with a handful of rice really works.
     
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