Introduction

Use this guide to remove and replace a dysfunctional LCD display screen of a Canon PowerShot A1000 IS.

Tools

No tools required.

Parts

No parts required.

Image 1/3: The case is held together with two types of screws: fine thread screws that attach the case to the metal parts below, and coarse thread screws that attach the case to the plastic battery compartment. Image 2/3: The case is held together with two types of screws: fine thread screws that attach the case to the metal parts below, and coarse thread screws that attach the case to the plastic battery compartment. Image 3/3: The case is held together with two types of screws: fine thread screws that attach the case to the metal parts below, and coarse thread screws that attach the case to the plastic battery compartment.
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  • The case is held together with two types of screws: fine thread screws that attach the case to the metal parts below, and coarse thread screws that attach the case to the plastic battery compartment.

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  • Remove the two coarse thread screws on the side of the device, to the left of the camera lens.

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  • Remove the two fine thread screws on the side of the device, to the right of the camera lens.

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  • Remove the two coarse thread screws and the single fine thread screw from bottom the camera.

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  • Remove the one coarse thread screw underneath the battery cover.

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  • Gently pry apart the two covers starting from the bottom. When there is a 1/4" gap, run your finger gently along the the top of the camera, on the back cover, to release the three catches that secure the shell.

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  • Gently remove both sides of the casing.

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Image 1/2: Replace the front cover first leaving a small gap on the left hand side of the device for easy reattachment of the back cover. Image 2/2: Reattach the back cover by aligning it with the front cover and snapping the latches into place. Secure with screws in any order.
  • When replacing the cover, remove the AV/USB rubber cover for easier reconstruction.

  • Replace the front cover first leaving a small gap on the left hand side of the device for easy reattachment of the back cover.

  • Reattach the back cover by aligning it with the front cover and snapping the latches into place. Secure with screws in any order.

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Conclusion

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

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