Old 09-19-2008, 02:02 PM
Phil Urich Phil Urich is offline
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Unhappy D2 water damage -> blank screen

Yeah, I'm in a bit of a pickle, last night I spilled some water on my D2 while it was running, I quickly turned it off and took out the SDHC card . . . today I turned it back on (it seemed like it was entirely dry, and I didn't think that the water had gotten too far into it) but the screen is entirely blank!

It seems that it's still working, since when I then plugged it into my computer it detected both the internal memory and the 16GB SDHC card I had stuck back in.

I suppose my question is, what should I do? Should I find some tiny screwdrivers and open the thing up? Should I try and contact Cowon and get it fixed? (certainly it'd be cheaper than buying a new one, although I don't know how easy it is to get it in to them from Canada where I live) Am I simply screwed? (ie. should I wait for the O2? heh)
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Old 09-19-2008, 03:31 PM
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Tried resetting the D2?

You might also try reloading the firmware. If it doesn't work the regular way, you can use FWDN or TCCTool.
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Old 09-29-2008, 08:38 PM
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If you think it is water damage and not software corruption wait more. People clean electronics with water as long as they are turned off but then they wait around 48+ hours for them to dry. I think some people even use a hairdryer but I think just letting it dry in a very dry environment for longer would be best.
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d2, not waterproof, oops, repair, water

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