As a member of the eBay Partner Network & Amazon Affiliate we receive compensation for qualifying purchases

Home /
T.O.C.
FAQs
 
Good
Books
Ref.
Libr.
Advertise
Here
Help
Wanted
Current
Q&A's
Search 🔍
the Site
pub Where the world gathers for
plating, anodizing, & finishing Q&As since 1989





-----

Corrosion in new digital camera




Hi,

I recently bought a brand new Fuji Finepix S5700 from Jessops online. After one week of use it ceased to operate and Fuji are unwilling to repair under guarantee and will only give me a trade in of £38. The reason for this they say is liquid corrosion.
To me it looks like a build up of copper corrosion. Can anyone tell me how long this may take to form, as I find it very difficult to believe that this has occurred in the short time that I have had the camera.

Iain Wilkie
hobbyist - Kirkwall
October 17, 2008



Hi, Iain. Looking at the picture and trying to estimate corrosion rates for varying exposure conditions is one thing, but it's really easier than that. Either you dropped it in the lake or left it out in the rain or you didn't.

If you did one of those things, sorry, you need to buy a new camera because you didn't take proper care of it, and an argument that coincidentally it was corroding before that is a little silly. But if you didn't, you get to raise holy hell that they sold you defective merchandise and have refused to honor the warrantee. So which is it?

Regards,

Ted Mooney, finishing.com
Ted Mooney, P.E.
Striving to live Aloha
finishing.com - Pine Beach, New Jersey
October 21, 2008




(No "dead threads" here! If this page isn't currently on the Hotline your Q, A, or Comment will restore it)

Q, A, or Comment on THIS thread -or- Start a NEW Thread

Disclaimer: It's not possible to fully diagnose a finishing problem or the hazards of an operation via these pages. All information presented is for general reference and does not represent a professional opinion nor the policy of an author's employer. The internet is largely anonymous & unvetted; some names may be fictitious and some recommendations might be harmful.

If you are seeking a product or service related to metal finishing, please check these Directories:

 
Jobshops
Capital
Equipment
Chemicals &
Consumables
Consult'g, Train'g
& Software


About/Contact  -  Privacy Policy  -  ©1995-2024 finishing.com, Pine Beach, New Jersey, USA  -  about "affil links"