Canon PowerShot A550 SD Card Reader
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How to replace the SD card reader if it is broken.
- Author: Shaelyn Thomas
- Time required: 10 to 15 minutes
- Difficulty: Moderate
This guide will give a step by step procedure of how to access and replace the SD card reader in the Canon PowerShot A550
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Remove two 4.35mm phillips head screws from around the LCD screen using a #00 phillips head screwdriver.
Caution: Do not tug on the LCD screen. This will tear the ribbon connecting the LCD screen to the body of the camera.
Loosen the black ribbon clamp using an iPod opening tool
Release the LCD screen by removing the ribbon from the body of the camera.
Release the black ribbon clamp using an iPod opening tool to lift it.
Remove the ribbon connecting the circuit board from the body of the camera using tweezers.
The SD card reader is attached to the back of the circuit board. The circuit board and SD card combination should be replaced.
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