Introduction

Cameras are an everyday commodity and are used daily. This guide, using the Arnova 7K G3 Rear Cover, Logic Board Ribbon Connector, and Logic Board disassembly guides, will demonstrate how to remove and replace the camera in your Arnova 7K G3 tablet.

Image 1/3: Remove the screws using the Philips #00 screwdriver. Image 2/3: Remove the screws using the Philips #00 screwdriver. Image 3/3: Remove the screws using the Philips #00 screwdriver.
  • Locate the four 5mm Phillips head screws, one at each corner of the tablet.

  • Remove the screws using the Philips #00 screwdriver.

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Image 1/2: For that, locate the notches between the two cases. Image 2/2: Place the tool in the notches and  start separating the two covers apart.
  • Next step is to pull apart the front and rear cover using the IFixit Plastic Opening Tool.

  • For that, locate the notches between the two cases.

  • Place the tool in the notches and start separating the two covers apart.

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Image 1/1: Proceed to remove the rear cover by gently pulling it apart by hand.
  • Repeat step two until 3/4th of the rear cover is unlatched.

  • Proceed to remove the rear cover by gently pulling it apart by hand.

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  • Locate the copper tape covering the ribbon connector one. Peel it with a set of tweezers.

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Image 1/3: Grab the first pin with tweezers and gently pull it towards the ribbon. Repeat the step. Image 2/3: Gently pull the ribbon cable out of the connection port. Image 3/3: Gently pull the ribbon cable out of the connection port.
  • Locate the two gray pins on the ribbon connector.

  • Grab the first pin with tweezers and gently pull it towards the ribbon. Repeat the step.

  • Gently pull the ribbon cable out of the connection port.

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Image 1/3: Locate the pins of ribbon connector two. Repeat step two for unlocking the pins. Image 2/3: Gently pull the ribbon out of the connection port. Image 3/3: Gently pull the ribbon out of the connection port.
  • Locate the ribbon connector two.

  • Locate the pins of ribbon connector two. Repeat step two for unlocking the pins.

  • Gently pull the ribbon out of the connection port.

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Image 1/1: Remove the screws using the #00 Philip's head screwdriver.
  • Locate the two Phillips head screws attaching the logic board to the tablet structure.

  • Remove the screws using the #00 Philip's head screwdriver.

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  • Gently lift up the logic board and reorient it in a more efficient manner in order to locate the desired components.

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Image 1/2: Locate the camera ribbon connection at the base of the camera. Image 2/2: Locate the camera ribbon connection at the base of the camera.
  • Locate the camera on the backside of the logic board.

  • Locate the camera ribbon connection at the base of the camera.

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Image 1/2: Gently lift up on the connector clip to unlock the ribbon connector as shown. Image 2/2: Gently lift up on the connector clip to unlock the ribbon connector as shown.
  • Locate and unlock the camera ribbon connector clip first using the tweezers to grab the connector clip as shown.

  • Gently lift up on the connector clip to unlock the ribbon connector as shown.

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Image 1/3: There is an adhesive foam on the backside of the camera that may create some difficulty when removing the camera. Try to pull the camera away from the logic board while pulling it out of the ribbon connector. Image 2/3: There is an adhesive foam on the backside of the camera that may create some difficulty when removing the camera. Try to pull the camera away from the logic board while pulling it out of the ribbon connector. Image 3/3: There is an adhesive foam on the backside of the camera that may create some difficulty when removing the camera. Try to pull the camera away from the logic board while pulling it out of the ribbon connector.
  • Remove the camera and its ribbon from the ribbon connector by gently pulling it out of the connector by hand.

    • There is an adhesive foam on the backside of the camera that may create some difficulty when removing the camera. Try to pull the camera away from the logic board while pulling it out of the ribbon connector.

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Conclusion

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

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