Introduction

This replacement guide requires you to use a Phillips head screwdriver to remove the front cover of the device.

Image 1/1: Remove the 5.0 mm black screw with a Phillips #00 screwdriver.
  • First, remove the batteries and memory card.

  • Remove the 5.0 mm black screw with a Phillips #00 screwdriver.

  • Remove the 5.0 mm silver screw with a Phillips #00 screwdriver.

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  • Remove the 5.0 mm black screw on the right with a Phillips #00 screwdriver.

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  • Remove the 5.0 mm screw on the left with a Phillips #00 screwdriver.

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Image 1/3: Begin by wedging the plastic opening tool behind the bottom left corner of the LCD screen as shown. Image 2/3: Slide the plastic opening tool to the right, along the mating edge, to pry off the back cover. Image 3/3: Continue taking off the back cover along the left side of the camera as seen in the third picture.
  • Begin taking off the back cover with a plastic opening tool.

  • Begin by wedging the plastic opening tool behind the bottom left corner of the LCD screen as shown.

  • Slide the plastic opening tool to the right, along the mating edge, to pry off the back cover.

  • Continue taking off the back cover along the left side of the camera as seen in the third picture.

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Image 1/3: Once there is enough separation between the back cover and the frame, remove the back cover for replacement. Image 2/3: Once there is enough separation between the back cover and the frame, remove the back cover for replacement. Image 3/3: Once there is enough separation between the back cover and the frame, remove the back cover for replacement.
  • Use the plastic opening tool to separate the top section of the back cover from the frame.

  • Once there is enough separation between the back cover and the frame, remove the back cover for replacement.

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Image 1/2: Make sure you're removing the screw circled in red, not the screw crossed out in orange. Image 2/2: Make sure you're removing the screw circled in red, not the screw crossed out in orange.
  • Remove the internal 4.4mm screw with a Phillips 00 screwdriver.

  • Make sure you're removing the screw circled in red, not the screw crossed out in orange.

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Image 1/1: If the buttons do not lift off easily, you may have unscrewed the wrong screw. Revert to previous step.
  • Gently lift of the buttons for replacement. They should come off without excessive force.

  • If the buttons do not lift off easily, you may have unscrewed the wrong screw. Revert to previous step.

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Image 1/1: Remove the 3.9 mm screw with a Phillips #00 screwdriver.
  • Lift up the electrical ribbon shown to access the next screw.

  • Remove the 3.9 mm screw with a Phillips #00 screwdriver.

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  • Remove the 3.9 mm screw with a Phillips #00 screwdriver.

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  • Remove the two 3.9 mm screws shown with a Phillips #00 screwdriver.

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Image 1/2: Lift up the flap with a plastic opening tool. Image 2/2: Lift up the flap with a plastic opening tool.
  • There is an electrical flap that holds the LCD ribbon down. Note the flap in is closed position.

  • Lift up the flap with a plastic opening tool.

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  • Holding the outer frame of the LCD screen, gently lift the LCD screen for replacement.

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Image 1/3: Locate ribbon flap, enclosed in red. (picture 1) Image 2/3: Using a plastic opening tool, lift up the ribbon flap to allow insertion of the LCD ribbon. (picture 2) Image 3/3: Place the LCD screen on the camera and align the ribbon underneath the open ribbon flap. Close the ribbon flap onto the ribbon. (picture 3)
  • This step is only for replacement. If you are not replacing the LCD screen, skip this step.

  • Locate ribbon flap, enclosed in red. (picture 1)

  • Using a plastic opening tool, lift up the ribbon flap to allow insertion of the LCD ribbon. (picture 2)

  • Place the LCD screen on the camera and align the ribbon underneath the open ribbon flap. Close the ribbon flap onto the ribbon. (picture 3)

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Image 1/1: Remove the 4.4 mm screw circled in orange with a Phillips #00 screwdriver.
  • Remove the two 5.3 mm screws circled in red with a Phillips #00 screwdriver.

  • Remove the 4.4 mm screw circled in orange with a Phillips #00 screwdriver.

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Image 1/2: Gently angle out the lens from the frame as seen in picture 2. Image 2/2: A thin circular ribbon should fall out from the front of the lens. Note its original location on the front cover for reassembly.
  • Gently press the front of the lens to begin to remove it from the frame.

  • Gently angle out the lens from the frame as seen in picture 2.

  • A thin circular ribbon should fall out from the front of the lens. Note its original location on the front cover for reassembly.

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Image 1/3: Lift up the two black flaps on the motherboard that hold the electrical ribbons in place. Image 2/3: Gently remove the lens for replacement. Image 3/3: Gently remove the lens for replacement.
  • Locate the two electrical ribbons that are attached to the main motherboard.

  • Lift up the two black flaps on the motherboard that hold the electrical ribbons in place.

  • Gently remove the lens for replacement.

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  • Remove the two 4.4 mm screws shown with a Phillips #00 screwdriver.

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  • Remove the 4.4 mm screw shown with a Phillips #00 screwdriver.

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  • Gently remove the front cover for replacement.

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Conclusion

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

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