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  1. Canon EOS 5D Mark II LCD Window Replacement, LCD Window: step 1, image 1 of 1
    • Here is the part we need to replace with a new LCD lens.

  2. Canon EOS 5D Mark II LCD Window Replacement: step 2, image 1 of 1
    • Using a hairdryer or heat gun, heat up the lens for removal. This should not take longer than 30 seconds.

    • Now using a suction cup, I used a suction from a sponge,apply the suction cup to the plastic lens. Now just pull the lens away from the camera to remove the old lens. This may require a small amount of force.

    • If it does not want to budge, try reheating.

  3. Canon EOS 5D Mark II LCD Window Replacement: step 3, image 1 of 1
    • At this step you may need to reheat the bottom of the lens if it does not come fully off.

    • You may need to cover the cracked area of the screen with a screen protector, or just regular packing tape. After removal, clean off remaining adhesive.

  4. Canon EOS 5D Mark II LCD Window Replacement: step 4, image 1 of 2 Canon EOS 5D Mark II LCD Window Replacement: step 4, image 2 of 2
    • After removal, make sure to remove all pieces of the old lens. Checking for fragments of plastic, and dust on the LCD.

  5. Canon EOS 5D Mark II LCD Window Replacement: step 5, image 1 of 1
    • Now grab your new adhesive tape from your new lens, and apply to the camera side only.

  6. Canon EOS 5D Mark II LCD Window Replacement: step 6, image 1 of 1
    • Once lined up apply pressure around the sticker until the tape is firmly in place

  7. Canon EOS 5D Mark II LCD Window Replacement: step 7, image 1 of 1
    • Now remove the backing of the adhesive.

  8. Canon EOS 5D Mark II LCD Window Replacement: step 8, image 1 of 1
    • Remove the protective film from the screen and apply to your camera. Make sure everything is lined up, and placed properly.

  9. Canon EOS 5D Mark II LCD Window Replacement: step 9, image 1 of 1
    • You now have a camera that looks like it just came out of the box!

Conclusion

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

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Hans Bruch jr

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Thank you for making this guide, it helped me fix my camera!

Randy

randydellinger - Reply

Um, that's a window, not a lens.

TechnicianExtraordinaire - Reply

Sarcasm I hope?

Josh Forester -

Great guide, thank you for posting it. Fixed my 5DM2 in under 5 minutes!

Chris Haswell - Reply

But where do i buy the windowglas?

gjertrudgrimsbo - Reply

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