Re: HELP!! I screwed up bigtime!!

Discussion in 'Digital Photography' started by RichA, Oct 22, 2012.

  1. RichA

    RichA Guest

    On Oct 22, 4:35 pm, wrote:
    > Quite a while ago I went through all my stored electronics and made sure all the
    > batteries had been removed. Today I went to get out a flash to try on my new
    > Fujifilm camera, and found I had forgotten to take out the batteries and they're
    > all corroded/leaking. I got the batteries out but the terminals have all that
    > white corrosion on them. And the real bad news is that it's a Nikon Speedlight
    > that cost me over $200 a few years back. Am I sh*t out of luck or can those
    > terminals be cleaned up? Thanks.


    Either you left them in for ages, or you used "straight from China"
    dollar-store batteries. It's not a big deal. Clean out the housing,
    use some fine sandpaper to clean the terminals off.
     
    RichA, Oct 22, 2012
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