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Old Jun 20, 2008, 4:46 PM   #1
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I own a pentax optio430RS camera. It's about 5 years old. I paid over $300 for it. It stopped working, sent it to Pentax. They have to replace circuit board. Cost of repair is $113. Is it worth getting repaired or should I get a new one? Thanks.
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Old Jun 20, 2008, 6:40 PM   #2
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The Pentax Optio 430rs is a 4MP digicam.

Take a look at Steve's Best Cameras List to see if there's something you might like better. If not, then repair the 430rs.
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Old Jun 20, 2008, 7:58 PM   #3
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I agree with TCav but would put it a bit stronger: you are likely to find a new camera for a bit over a hundred bucks that is better than a five year old three hundred dollar camera. The only problem is that reviews of cheaper cameras are not easy to find.
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