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The camera will not turn on. i just replaced the batteries.

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the camera will not turn on. i just replaced the batteries. still will not turn on. i would like to get the camera repaired by a GE camera tec. this is a GEX500 where do i sent it? ron williams(###) ###-#### EMAIL (*****@******.***. thank you.
JA: What's the make and model of your tv, and has turning it on been a problem in the past?
Customer: this is GE x500 camera
JA: What happened right before this popped up? What troubleshooting have you tried?
Customer: none, just replaced the batteries.
JA: Anything else you want the camera expert to know before I connect you?
Customer: no
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Camera and Video
Expert:  Nathan replied 11 months ago.

Hi, I'm Nathan.
Sorry to hear that you're having trouble with this but I'll do my best to help you.

Expert:  Nathan replied 11 months ago.

Hello Ron,

Unfortunately service for these cameras is not generally practical. These GE cameras are at the bottom end of the quality spectrum, so for a 2011 model your camera has already lasted well past its expected service life for this brand. While it can be fixed, they are not supported by GE, they provide no parts or repairs.

There are some aftermarket repair options, and I can help you find a shop that could work on it for you, but repairs for these are often not possible simply because GE won't even provide parts for them. Even if you can get it repaired, that is not necessarily a good investment, as you will end up spending about as much to fix it as you would to buy a brand new camera, from a more reputable brand, and with a fresh warranty. You'll be in the $200 range for repairs, for little more you can get a better quality model like this:

If you'd prefer repair though, please let me know your zip code and I'll advise on possible repair options.

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