Introduction

In this guide you will learn how to remove the SD card circuit board to access the logic board. To access the logic board, you will need to unsolder two leads. For soldering instructions, please refer to steps 1 through 6 of this soldering guide.

Parts

No parts required.

Remove the following screws: Two silver 3.15mm Phillips #00 screws on the right side of the camera
  • Remove the following screws:

    • Two silver 3.15mm Phillips #00 screws on the right side of the camera

    • Two silver 2.08mm Phillips #00 screws on the left side of the camera

Remove the two indicated screws on the bottom of the camera:
  • Remove the two indicated screws on the bottom of the camera:

    • The screw circled in red is a longer silver 3.15mm Phillips #00 screw

    • The screw circled in blue is a shorter silver 2.25mm Phillips #00 screw

Carefully pull the back of casing away from the front. Carefully pull the back of casing away from the front.
  • Carefully pull the back of casing away from the front.

After removing the back cover, several things must be removed. Silver donut-shaped button will fall off. Place separately. Remove the plug covers on the right side of camera, labeled “PC/AV” and “DC IN 4.5V”. Silver donut-shaped button will fall off. Place separately. Remove the plug covers on the right side of camera, labeled “PC/AV” and “DC IN 4.5V”.
  • After removing the back cover, several things must be removed.

  • Silver donut-shaped button will fall off. Place separately. Remove the plug covers on the right side of camera, labeled “PC/AV” and “DC IN 4.5V”.

To remove the front cover, gently hold the inside structure of the camera and slowly pull the front cover off. To remove the front cover, gently hold the inside structure of the camera and slowly pull the front cover off.
  • To remove the front cover, gently hold the inside structure of the camera and slowly pull the front cover off.

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On the front of the camera, in battery case, remove screws indicated: Two black 2.05mm Phillips #00 screws
  • On the front of the camera, in battery case, remove screws indicated:

    • Two black 2.05mm Phillips #00 screws

Flip the camera over to the backside and remove screws indicated: The screw circled in red is a longer black 3.00mm Phillips #00 screw
  • Flip the camera over to the backside and remove screws indicated:

    • The screw circled in red is a longer black 3.00mm Phillips #00 screw

    • The screw circled in blue is a shorter black 2.00mm Phillips #00 screw

Pull the cover plate off for the two power cord jacks.
  • Pull the cover plate off for the two power cord jacks.

Cautiously and gently pull up the control board at the upper left corner, next to the viewfinder. Cautiously and gently pull up the control board at the upper left corner, next to the viewfinder. Cautiously and gently pull up the control board at the upper left corner, next to the viewfinder.
  • Cautiously and gently pull up the control board at the upper left corner, next to the viewfinder.

Remove the orange tape on top of the SD cardholder.
  • Remove the orange tape on top of the SD cardholder.

Open the battery cover.
  • Open the battery cover.

Lift the indicated plastic piece off. Lift the indicated plastic piece off.
  • Lift the indicated plastic piece off.

Remove screws indicated: Two black 4.80mm Phillips #00 screws
  • Remove screws indicated:

    • Two black 4.80mm Phillips #00 screws

Unsolder points indicated.
  • Unsolder points indicated.

  • Please refer to steps 1 through 6 of the Ifixit soldering guide to unsolder these leads.

Carefully lift up SD cardholder to reveal logicboard. Carefully lift up SD cardholder to reveal logicboard. Carefully lift up SD cardholder to reveal logicboard.
  • Carefully lift up SD cardholder to reveal logicboard.

Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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