Having problems with your General Electric A735 Digital Camera ?

Won't turn on. I put in new fully charged batteries but when I turn it on it says batteries exhausted.


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If the camera has recently been dropped you may have lens damage that\015\012is preventing it from powering up. If it hasn't been dropped your\015\012problem\015\012may be due to weak/worn out batteries or corrosion on the battery\015\012contacts inside the camera which can\015\012prevent the full power of the batteries from flowing into the camera.\015\012Try this free fix before you do anything else: remove the batteries and\015\012wipe the camera contacts firmly with\015\012a dry cloth (heavy corrosion may require cleaning with a wire brush,\015\012steel wool, or sandpaper). Remove any residue that may have fallen into\015\012the battery compartment during cleaning, then wipe both ends of\015\012the batteries and place them back in the camera and give them a full\015\012charge (assuming that you are using rechargeable batteries). This\015\012cleaning clears\015\012the problem about 90% of the time. If it doesn't work for you, it may be time for new batteries, or the\015\012camera may have\015\012a problem that requires professional repair.
As an addendum to Guru BillB-SA above; if you connect the USB to the camera and your powered on PC and the camera still does not come on, then the problem lies with your camera and not the batteries or connection contact points.\012

BTW: I did have a similar problem with an old Kodak that had a raised power button and it must have gotten hit too hard because inside the camera the contacts of the actual power button had gotten bent and did not allow a completed circuit for electricity in.

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